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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:

Schedule Posting Disclaimer: Gordzillasblues.com is a privately owned web site solely managed by an individual(s) interested in blues music. We/I do not, at this time, solicit advertising nor receive compensation from any commercial organization. Music schedules posted on this web site generally pertain to BLUES music.  Gordzillasblues.com allows certain leeway for genres as jazz, rock, R&B, gospel, bluegrass, and some country. All others forms of musical varieties are not posted on this web site. Gordzillasblues.com reserves the sole right in administering the music schedule for publication on the web site.

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.

8-25... David Gerald, Venue: Blues on the Waterfront Series, City Market, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Three Men and a Tenor, Venue: Grand Ledge Music in the Park, Bridge Street Plaza, Grand Ledge, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30 pm – 12:30a.m., Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Deacon Earl Solo, Venue: South Lansing Farmers Market, Lansing, MI 3-5pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Face Jam/Mike Skory and Friends, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ The Springtails, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

Aug 26... Seal, Venue: Meijer Garden and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Jimmy G. and the Capitols, Venue: Champions, Holt, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Fragment of Sol, Venue: Bath Legion, Bath, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Avon Bomb, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Stab Budzynski and 3rd Degree, Venue: Moriarty’s Pub, Lansing, MI

8-27... Noon - 1:00pm - Young Guns Band – YGB 1:30pm - 2:30pm - Shotguns & Violins 3:00pm - 4:00pm - Taylor Taylor 4:30pm - 5:30pm - Backwoods Band Fans of the Backwoods Band 6:00pm - 7:00pm - Root Doctor 7:30pm - 8:30pm - Delilah DeWylde and the Lost Boys 9:00pm - 10:00pm - Showdown Rock 10:30pm - 11:30pm - Global Village, Venue:  Sun Dried Music Festival, Mason, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ No Stars, Venue: Eaton Pub and Grill, Charlotte, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Stan Budzynski and Third Degree, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

8-28... Sunday Funday, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

8-29...open date

8-30...DJ Trivia with Scratch Pilots, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

8-31...Bonnie Raitt, Venue: Meijer Garden and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Good Cookies 8-12 Midnight, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, Lansing, MI  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

9-1... Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30 pm – 12:30a.m., Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, Lansing, MI  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Face Jam/Mike Skory and Friends, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI

9-2... Frog & Dave Matchette, Venue: Elderly Instruments, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫   

September 3...Brian Wilson presents Pet Sounds, Venue: Fox Theater, Detroit, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Root Doctor, Venue: Michigan Chicken Wing Festival, Adado Park, 8-9, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ JPP Band, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

9-4...Big Boss Blues, Venue: Swingin’ At The Shell, Victory Park Band Shell Albion, MI 6:00 to 7:30 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

The 2016 Michigan BluesFest festival will take place Friday-Saturday, September 16-17.  In addition to the best Blues music around we will also have children's activities, a beer tent, food vendors, art vendors and more! 

Friday, Sept 16, 2016

Main Stages (1200 block of Turner St.)

5:00-6:00       Deacon Earl & The Congregation MICA (South) Stage

6:00-7:00      Mary Flower North Stage

7:00-8:30     Tee Dee Young MICA (South) Stage

8:30- 9:30     Martilla Sanders & Gee-Q North Stage

9:30-11:00     Danielle Nicole MICA (South) Stage

Saturday, Sept 17, 2016

Main Stages (1200 block of Turner St.)

2:00-2:45       The Bear Band MICA (South) Stage

3:20-4:00       Kathy Engen & Steve Frarey MICA (South) Stage

4:00-5:00       Hannah Rose and the GravesTones North Stage

5:00-6:00      Kane and Steele MICA (South) Stage

6:00-7:00       Out Of Favor Boys North Stage

7:00-8:30       Cee Cee Collins MICA (South) Stage

8:30-9:30     David Gerald Band North Stage

9:30- 11:00    Bobby Murray Presents the Music of Etta James MICA (South) Stage

KidzBeat (in City Lot 56)

1:00-5:00 Broad Art Museum – Art Projects

1:00-5:00 Capital Area District Library – Art Projects

1:00-5:00  Bob Wilson – Electric guitar mentor

1:00-5:00  Josh Wilson- Electric bass mentor

1:00-5:00  Community Music School – Petting zoo – Woodwinds/brass