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"I guess music, particularly the blues, is the only form of schizophrenia that has organized itself into being both legal and beneficial to society."

                Alexis Korne


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"They've got good fingers, but don't have the voice. Let me tell you something, the blues was meant to be played slow. And they play it too fast.
David "Honeyboy" Edwards on white performers adapting to the blues.

 

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SCHEDULES IN AND AROUND THE AREA. Use at own risk!
Please Note: Schedules Updated Frequently. Check Weekly Schedules:

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Please be advised Gordzillasblues attempts to post schedules for the Greater Central Michigan area. This objective is not set in stone and has some variance. We post what bands send us. If the event is outside the viewing area the posting may not take place. It is at our discretion.

6-21...Selwyn Birchwood, Venue: DeltaPlex Arena, Walker, 2055 Turner, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI   ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, Lansing, MI  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Good Cookies 8-12 Midnight, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Kari Lynch, Venue: Sycamore Park, 1415 S. Pennsylvania Ave., Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Lansing Concert Jazz Band, Venue: William E. Tennant Shell, St Johns City Park, St Johns, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

6-22... Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30 pm – 12:30 am will resume on June 29, 2017 per Frog at The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Face Jam/Mike Skory and Friends, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Bridge Street Trio, Venue: Dark Horse Brewing Company, Marshall, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Red Herring and Shelby and Jake, Venue: Grand Ledge Music in the Park, 525 E. River Street, Grand Ledge, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Professors of Jazz, Venue: Grand Concert Series, Lansing City Market, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ DJ Clarinet Live, Venue: Dimondale Farmer's Market, 136 N Bridge St, Dimondale, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Lansing Concert Big Band, Venue: Williamston Concerts in the Shell, McCormick Park, Williamston, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Lansing Concert Band, Venue: William E. Tennant Shell, St Johns City Park, St Johns, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

6-23... Summer Solstice Jazz Festival, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Festival of the Moon and Sun, Corner of Grand River and Turner, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ From Big Sur, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Smooth Daddy, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Capital City Cordsman, Venue: Sounds of Summer, Lake Lansing Park South, Haslett, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ The Rotations, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Bud and Bretz, Venue: Xiao Modern Asian Bisto, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

6-24... Summer Solstice Jazz Festival, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Festival of the Moon and Sun, Corner of Grand River and Turner, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ TC’s BLUEStage Jams Southern Michigan Blues Societies Collective Jam Session, Venue: BLUEStage Club, 398 W. Brooklyn Rd, Brooklyn, MI 6 pm – 12 mid ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Icy Dicy, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Band, Venue: FennValley Wine Festival, Fennville, MI 1-6 pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Smooth Daddy, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Greg Nagy, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

6-25...Green Door Closed.

6-26...

6-27... DJ Trivia, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI   ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

6-28...Larry McCray, Venue: DeltaPlex Arena, Walker, 2055 Turner, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI   ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, Lansing, MI  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  Big Boss Band, Venue:  Garage Bar Block Party, Grand Rapids, MI 7 – 10:30 pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Jill Jack, Venue:  Cherry Hill Park, 515 River St., Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Good Cookies 8-12 Midnight, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI

6-29... RESUMES: Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30 pm – 12:30 a.m., Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Face Jam/Mike Skory and Friends, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Tell Yo Mama and Rachel Curtis, 7 pm, Venue: Grand Ledge Music in the Park, 525 E. River Street, Grand Ledge, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ D J Clarinet, Venue: South Lansing Farmers Markey, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Chelsea House Orchestra, Venue: Williamston Concerts in the Shell, McCormick Park, Williamston, MI

6-30... Jimmy G and the Capitols featuring Kidd Cincinnati, Venue: Champions Sports Bar, Holt, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  Miranda and the M-80’s, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Meridian Community Band, Venue: Sounds of Summer, Lake Lansing Park South, Haslett, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-1...Frog and the Beeftones Summer of Love, Venue: Waterfront Bar and Grill, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ The Combo, Venue:  Meridian Heritage Festival, Meridian Historic Village (Chapel), Okemos, Michigan

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7-3... Big Boss Blues, Venue: Boyne City Fourth of July Celebration, Boyne City, MI  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-4... Lansing Concert Band (8-9 p.m.), Venue: Adado Riverfront Park, 201 E. Shiawassee St., Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Blues, Venue: Boyne City Fourth of July Celebration, Boyne City, MI  3 pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-5...Flying Latini Brothers, Venue: William E. Tennant Shell, St Johns City Park, St Johns, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI   ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, Lansing, MI  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Good Cookies 8-12 Midnight, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-6...Grand Ledge Bums and Exit 66, 7 pm, Venue: Grand Ledge Music in the Park, 525 E. River Street, Grand Ledge, MI

7-7... Jimmy G and the Capitols featuring Kidd Cincinnati, Venue: The Unicorn Tavern Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Bridge Street Trio, Venue: Waterfront Bar and Grill, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Kev Nichols and Blue Tuesday, Venue: 6 pm Devil’s Lake Festival, Manitou Beach, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karizma, Venue: Veterans Memorial Gardens Park Amphitheatre. 2074 Aurelius, Holt MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Root Doctor, Venue: East Lansing concert Series, Ann Street Plaza, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Lansing Concert Band, Venue: Sounds of Summer, Lake Lansing Park South, Haslett, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Kathleen and Bridge Street Trio, Venue: Waterfront Bar and Grill, Lansing, MI 6 – 10 pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

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