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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.

8-17...Fabulous Oldies But Goodies Band and Darin Larner, 7 pm, Venue: Grand Ledge Music in the Park, 525 E. River Street, Grand Ledge, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ John Patrick Peters Solo, Venue: Eaton Rapids Craft Co. Eaton Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ 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 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ DJ Clarinet Combo, Venue: South Lansing’s Farmers Market, 3 -5- pm, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ No Stars, Venue: The Loft, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

8-18... Jimmy G and the Capitols featuring Kidd Cincinnati, Venue: The Unicorn Tavern Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Kathleen and Bridge Street Band, Venue: East Lansing Concert Series, Ann Street Plaza, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Don Middlebrook, Venue: Sounds of Summer, Lake Lansing Park South, Haslett, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Mike Eyia Solo,, Venue: Xiao, 5 – 9 Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ John Patrick Peters w Spoonful, Venue: Moriarty’s Pub, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Blues, Venue: City Bandshell Concert, 7:30 – 8:30 pm, St Joseph, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Hot Mess, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Saint Louis Blues Festival, St Louis, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Hank Mowery & Kate Moss, Venue: Billy’s Lounge, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  5:30 – 6:3 pm Jake Kershaw, 6:45 – 8:15 Chris O’Leary Band, 8:30 – 10:00 Kevin Nichols and Blue Tuesday, 10:15 – 12:00 Mid Larry McCray, Venue: St Louis Blues Fest, St Louis, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Smooth Daddy, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Spoonful, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

8-19... Jimmy G and the Capitols featuring Kidd Cincinnati, Venue: The Unicorn Tavern Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  Benny Turner and Real Blues  with special guests Deacon Jones and Brandon Jaz Niederauer, The Nick  Moss Band, Eliza Neals and The Narcotics, The Chris Canas Band, Alabama Slim, Hank Mowery and the Hawktones featuring Kate Moss, The Norman Jackson Band, Blair Miller, Venue: Ann Arbor Blues Festival, Washtenaw Farm Council Fairgrounds, Ann Arbor, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Blues, Venue: Walk the Beat, 1 -5 pm, Grand Haven, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Medusa, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Saint Louis Blues Festival, St Louis, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ DJ Clarinet Combo, Venue: Meridian Farmer’s Market 10 – 12 noon, Okemos, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ 1:00 – 2:15 Mill Street Blues wsg Natalie Shattuck, 2:30 – 3:30 Omar Coleman Band, 45:30 Andy T Band Feat Alabama Mike and Anson Funderburgh, 8 – 10:00 Jim McCarthy wsg Pat Smilie, 10:30 -12:30 Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, Venue: St Louis Blues Fest, St Louis, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Smooth Daddy, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Stan Budzynski and 3rdf Degree, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  Al Hill & the Love Brothers with Greg Nagy 8pm, Venue: Guy Hollerin's Blues and Brews, Ann Arbor MI

8-20... Green Door, Lansing closed

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8-22...Life Support 6-8 pm, Venue: Eastwood Summer Concert Series, Eastwood Mall, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ DJ Trivia, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI   ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

8-23...Roaring Twenties Band, Venue: William E. Tennant Shell, St Johns City Park, St Johns, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ John Patrick Peters Tavern House Jazz Band, Venue: 7:30 -10 pm Tavern and Tap, Lansing, 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 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

8-24...Life Support and Bridgette Gulock, 7 pm, Venue: Grand Ledge Music in the Park, 525 E. River Street, Grand Ledge, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ 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 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  DJ Clarinet Combo, Venue: Dimondale Farmers Market,  3 -7 pm, Dimondale, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

8-25...Heartland Klezmorin, Venue: East Lansing Concert Series, Ann Street Plaza, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Jeff Baldori, Venue: Sounds of Summer, Lake Lansing Park South, Haslett, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Mason Sun Dried Festival, Mason, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Rotations, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Blues, Venue: Metro Cruise, 4 -6 pm, Wyoming, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Sloan, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Bottom of the Hill Blues Fest, Twillerg’s Tavern, Laingsburg, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ The Ukulele Kings, Venue: Hastings Summerfest, Hastings, MI

8-26... Mason Sun Dried Festival, Mason, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Rotations, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Icy Dicy, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Mark Dvorak, Venue: Pumphouse Concerts, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

8-27... Mason Sun Dried Festival, Mason, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Green Door, Lansing closed ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Mighty Medicine and Friends, Venue: UrbanBeat, 1213 Turner, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Jim McCarty & Friends, Tino G's Dumpster Machine, Out of Favor Boys, The Reefermen, Bobby Murray Band, and Katelynn Corll Music Callahan’s Blues and Roots Fest,, Venue: Lake Orion’s Wildwood Amphitheater, Lake Orion, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

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8-29... DJ Trivia, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI   ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

8-30...Matt King, 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 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ DJ Clarinet Combo, Venue: Meridian Farmer’s Market 10 – 12 noon, Okemos, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

8-31...Global Village and Lost Hitchhiker’s Band, 7 pm, Venue: Grand Ledge Music in the Park, 525 E. River Street, Grand Ledge, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ John Patrick Peters Tavern House Jazz Band, Venue: 7:30 -10 pm Tavern and Tap, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ 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 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ DJ Clarinet Combo, Venue: South Lansing’s Farmers Market, 3 -5- pm, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

 

 

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