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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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5-26... Big Boss Blues, Location: Gun Lake Casino, Wayland, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Frog & the Beeftones / Big Blues Jam, Location: Unicorn 9-1, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Face Jam/Mike Skory and Friends, Location: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Karaoke Kraze, Location: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Pat Zelenka Open Jam Thursdays, Location: The Colonial Bar & Grill, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  

5-27... Big Boss Blues, Location: Union Cabaret and Grill, Kalamazoo, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Waystation, Location: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Stan Budzynski and Third Degree, Location: Champions Sports Bar, Holt, MI  8-12pm ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Greg Nagy Band wsg JMM trio, Location: Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill, Grand Rapids, MI

5-28...Miranda and the M-80’s, Location: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ No Stars, Location: The Loft, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Bobby Rush Under the Stars, Location: PNA Hall, 638 Page Ave., Jackson, MI Doors: 7:30pm show:9pm Tickets $35 Advance, $40 at Door ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Martila Sanders and Gee Q, Location: Motor City Casino, Detroit, MI 5:15-9-15pm

5-29... Green Door Closed Memorial Day Celebration

5-30...Open Date. Green Door Closed Memorial Day

5-31... DJ Trivia / Scratch Pilots, Location: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Jazz Night, Location: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄

6-1... Good Cookies 8-12 Midnight, Location: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Location: Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, Lansing, MI  ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Johnny D Blues Night, Location: The Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Harmonica Shah and Harry Oman, Location: Patio Blues Series, Waterfront Bar and Grill, Lansing, MI  6-10pm

6-2... 6:00pm – 7:45pm JASON AND THE POCKET ACES 8pm – 9:30pm DETROIT SOCIAL CLUB 9:45pm – 11pm THE DALE ROBERTSON BAND, Location: Jackson Blues Festival, Jackson, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Frog & the Beeftones / Big Blues Jam, Location: Unicorn 9-1, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Face Jam/Mike Skory and Friends, Location: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Karaoke Kraze, Location: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Pat Zelenka Open Jam Thursdays, Location: The Colonial Bar & Grill, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  

6-3... 6:00pm – 6:15pm Harmonica Hounds- the first 100 kids under 12 receive a free harmonica, t-shirt and sunglasses 6:30pm – 8pm BUBBA WILSON BAND 8:20pm – 9:45pm JOANNA CONNOR 10:00pm – 11:45pm DUANE DOPSIE AND THE HELLRAISERS@ Jackson Blues Festival, Jackson, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Big Boss Blues 3-4:15p, Location: Jackson Blues Festival, Jackson, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Soulstice, Location: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Jimmy Thackery, Location: Callahan’s, Auburn Hills, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄

June 4, 2016...The Accidentals, Appleseed Collective, Brad Cole Trio, Cindy McElroy Band, Location: Pumpstock, Baily Park, East Lansing, MI 2-8pm  ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 3 pm – 4:15pm BIG BOSS BLUES 4:30pm – 5:45pm FRONT STREET 6pm – 7:15pm DEUCE N A QUARTER 7:30pm – 8:45pm ANTHONY GOMES 9:15pm – 10:30pm HECTOR ANCHONDO 10:45pm – midnight – TORONZO CANNON, Location: Jackson Blues Festival, Jackson, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ JPP Trio, Location: Moriarty’s Pub, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Big Boss Blues, Location: Saugatuck Brewing, 6-10pm, Saugatuck, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Star Farm, Location: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Frog and the Beeftones, Location: Center Stage, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄

6-5...JPP Band, Location: Zoobies, 1pm Old Town, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Sunday Funday, Location: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄

June 6, 2016... Harper and Midwest Kind, Location: Blues at the Bohm, Bohm Theater, Albion, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Tears for Fears, Location: Meijer Garden and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄

June 7... Big Boss Blues, Location: Wyoming Concert in the Park, Wyoming, MI 7-8:30pm ► ♪♫♪ ◄ DJ Trivia, Location: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄

June 8... Evening with the Monkees, Location: Meijer Garden and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Good Cookies 8-12 Midnight, Location: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Location: Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, Lansing, MI  ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Johnny D Blues Night, Location: The Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Gina Garner and Frog, Location: Patio Blues Series, Waterfront Bar and Grill, Lansing, MI  6-10pm

6-9... Frog & the Beeftones / Big Blues Jam, Location: Unicorn 9-1, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Face Jam/Mike Skory and Friends, Location: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Karaoke Kraze, Location: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Pat Zelenka Open Jam Thursdays, Location: The Colonial Bar & Grill, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  

6-10...Big Boss Blues, Location: Billy’s Lounge, Grand Rapids, MI 9:30pm ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Verve Pipe, Location: Adado Riverfront Park, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Tell Yo’ Mama, Location: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Frog and the Beeftones, Location: Unicorn, Lansing, MI