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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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Blues Radio Programs: Lansing Community College Radio WLNZ 89.7
Blues Before Sunrise: Sunday: 1-6am: Tuesday-Fri Midnight to 1am Old Time Blues Favorites
Blues Rock Show: Saturday: Midnight-1am: Blues and Rock
The Blues Beat: Monday - Friday : 10 pm - 12 midnight : Variety Blues Music
Big Band Swing: Saturday 7 p.m., Sunday: Noon, Fridays: 1 a.m.

 

 

 

 

 

 




7-31...Conor Oberst with Dawes @ Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Steve “Elvis” Hunt (Elvis Tribute) @ Williamston Summer Concert Series 7 to 9 pm, McCormick Park, Williamston, MI. ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Kathleen and Bridge Street Band @ Moriarty’s Pub, 10 pm – 1am, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Skory Oke Open Mic with Mike Skory @ The Exchange, Lansing, MI 8pm – 12 ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Three Men and a Tenor @ Music in the Garden, Veterans Memorial Garden, Holt, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Jonestown Crows @ Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Frog and the Beeftones @ Artesian Wells, Cement City, MI 6pm ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers @ Callahan’s Music Hall, Auburn Hills, MI.

8-1... Old Town Jazz Festival in Old Town, Lansing, MI. ► ♪♫♪ ◄ MAIN STAGES (on Turner Street) ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 4:00-6:00 pm Corey Kendrick Trio South Stage ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 6:00-7:00 pm Louis Rudner Quartet with special guest TBA-1 North Stage ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 7:00-8:30 pm Aguanko – 7 member group South Stage ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 8:30-9:30 pm Louis Rudner Quartet with special guest TBA-2 North Stage ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 9:30-11:00 pm Glenn Brown & Intergalactic Spiral ► ♪♫♪ ◄ South Stage ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 11:00-12:00 am Louis Rudner Quartet with special guest TBA-3 North Stage ► ♪♫♪ ◄ MICA STAGE (City Lot 56 at the South end of Turner St.) ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 5:30-6:30 pm: Aguanko Latin Rhythms Workshop

John Butler Trio @ Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Linda Lee Brown @ Lake Lansing Concerts, Lake Lansing Band Shell, Lake Lansing Park South, Haslett, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Dave Menzo and Cave of Wonders @ 7pm, East Lansing Summer Concert Series, Ann Street Plaza, East Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ John Patrick Peters Band @ Roadhouse, Jackson, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Big Boss Blues @ Union Cabaret and Grill, Kalamazoo, MI. ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Reggie Smith and the After Party @ Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Frog and the Beeftones @ Unicorn, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Donny and the Dorsals @ Ingham County Fair, Mason, MI 7:30pm – 10pm ► ♪♫♪ ◄ East Port Blues Festival @ Port Sanilac, MI 7pm Shier Blues Band 9pm Cadillac Phoenix Blues Band.

8-2... Old Town Jazz Festival in Old Town, Lansing, MI.
KidzBeat (Tent at City Lot 56 at the South end of Turner St.) ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 1:00-5:00 pm: Activities for Kidz! ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Instrument Petting Zoo, Face painting and more. ► ♪♫♪ ◄

MAIN STAGES (on Turner Street) 2:00-3:00 pm Brian Charette Trio – NYC based organ group South Stage 3:00-4:00 pm Matthew LoRusso Quartet with special guest TBA-1 North Stage ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 4:00-5:30 pm Planet D Nonet South Stage 5:30-6:30 pm Matthew LoRusso Quartet with special guest TBA-2 North Stage 6:30-8:00 pm Randy Gelispie Quartet with special guest Fareed Haque South Stage 8:00-9:00 pm Matthew LoRusso Quartet with special guest TBA-3 North Stage ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 9:00-10:30 pm Jim Alfredson’s Dirty Fingers tribute to Big John Patton ► ♪♫♪ ◄ South Stage 10:30 pm – Midnight RYZ featuring Perry Hughes & Gerard Gibbs ► ♪♫♪ ◄ North Stage MICA STAGE (City Lot 56 at the South end of Turner St.) ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 1:00-2:00 pm Children’s Ballet Theatre 2:00-3:00 pm Community Dance Project 3:30-4:30 pm Fareed Haque Guitar Masterclass 6:00-7:45 pm JAMM Scholarship Quartet featuring Conor McComack

Adrian + Meredith @ 7pm, East Lansing Summer Concert Series, Ann Street Plaza, East Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ ► ♪♫♪ ◄ I Chew the Blues Festival @ Mojoe’s Food and Spirits, 4300 North State Rd. Davidson, Mi. ► ♪♫♪ ◄ noon to 11pm with 8 bands: The Hatchetmen, 1pm; Roadside Rick and the Breakdowns, 2:15pm; Carl Henry and Tony Berci, 3:30pm; Knucklehead Blues Band, 4:45pm; Silverboots, 6pm; Heather Jones and Jones ‘n’, 7:15pm; Dirty Basement Blues Band, 8:30pm; Prof. Joe Wright and friends, 9:45pm. ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Kathleen and The Bridge Street Band @ Cajun’s, Portland, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Root Doctor @ Michigan Theater, Jackson, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Eric Taylor @ Pumphouse Concerts, East Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Avon Bomb @ Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Frog and the Beeftones @ Unicorn, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ The Whispers @ Chene Park, Detroit, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ East Port Blues Festival @ Port Sanilac, MI 2pm Big Bill Harwell Band 3:30pm Dirty Basement Blues Band 5pm Niecie Blues 6:30pm Boa Constrictors 8pm Eliza Neals Band 9:30pm Broken Arrow Blues Band ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Rotations, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, Mi  ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Stan Budzynski and Third Degree, Venue: Barn Tavern, Grand Ledge, MI

8-3...Funday Sunday/Come Night @ Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄

8-4... open

8-5... Big Boss Blues @ ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Gun Lake Casino, Wayland, MI. ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Open Mic w/Jen Sygit @ Dagwood’s, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Root Doctor @ Eastwood Towne center, Lansing 6-8 pm ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Root Doctor @ Eastwood Towne Center, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ DJ Trivia/McCoy and Scratch Pilots @ Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 

8-6...Lyle Lovett and his Large Band @ Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Living Soul @ Lake Lansing Concerts, Lake Lansing Band Shell, Lake Lansing Park South, Haslett, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Frog and the Beeftones ► ♪♫♪ ◄ @ Davis Park, Lansing Free Concerts in the Park, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 'A Night for Walter' featuring Danny Bryant from the UK, the Walter Trout Benefit show @ 6:30 pm Blues on the Mall, Rosa Parks Circle, Grand Rapids, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Johnny D Blues Jam @ Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Buddy Guy ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Meadowbrook Music Festival¸ Rochester Hills, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Good Cookies @ The Exchange, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Johnny D Blues Jam @ Green Door, Lansing, MI

8-7... Five for Fighting with Twilight Symphony @ Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Kari Holmes and the Modern Day Drifters (Country) @ Williamston Summer Concert Series 7 to 9 pm, McCormick Park, Williamston, MI. ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Those Delta Rhythm Kings @ Grand Ledge Music in the Park Concert Series, Maypole Park, Grand Ledge, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Skory Oke Open Mic with Mike Skory @ The Exchange, Lansing, MI 8pm – 12 ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Frog & the Beeftones Jam 8:30p.m. -12:30 a.m. @ The Unicorn, Lansing, MI

8-8... Second Nature @ Moriarty's, 802 E Michigan Ave, Lansing MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Living Soul @ Lake Lansing Concerts, Lake Lansing Band Shell, Lake Lansing Park South, Haslett, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Big Boss Blues @ ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Jive at Five, Battle Creek, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Frog and the Beeftones @ Center Stage, Lansing, Mi ► ♪♫♪ ◄ ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Anthony Gomes @ District Square Blues Series, Kalamazoo, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Great Lakes Folk Festival @ Downtown East Lansing, MI: showcasing ► ♪♫♪ ◄ music, dance and culture from across America and around the world.

8-9...Backwoods Band @ Mason Courthouse Concerts, Mason Courthouse, Mason, MI. ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Kathleen and the Bridge Street Band @ Island Fest, Lyons, MI. ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Big Boss Blues @ ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Mackinaw Trails Winery, Petoskey, MI. ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Frog and the Beeftones @ Jackson Eagles, Jackson, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Lyle Lovett , Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Donny and the Dorsals @ St Johns Mintfest 7-10:30pm, St Johns, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Great Lakes Folk Festival @ Downtown East Lansing, MI: showcasing ► ♪♫♪ ◄ music, dance and culture from across America and around the world.

8-10... Great Lakes Folk Festival @ Downtown East Lansing, MI: showcasing ► ♪♫♪ ◄ music, dance and culture from across America and around the world.

8-11... open

8-12... Open Mic w/Jen Sygit @ Dagwood’s, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄Chicago and REO Speedwagon @ DTE Energy Theater, Clarkston, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Showdown 6-8pm @ Eastwood Summer Music Series, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ DJ Trivia/McCoy and Scratch Pilots @ Green Door, Lansing, MI

8-13... Rodrigo y Gabriela @ Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Anna Popovic @ 6:30 pm Blues on the ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Mall, Rosa Parks Circle, Grand Rapids, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Big Boss Blues @ Mixer on the Mall, Kalamazoo, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Good Cookies @ The Exchange, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Johnny D Blues Jam @ Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄

8-14... Vocal Point (Classic Rock) @ Williamston Summer Concert Series 7 to 9 pm, McCormick Park, Williamston, MI. ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Squids @ Grand Ledge Music in the Park Concert Series, Maypole Park, Grand Ledge, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Bruce Oat featuring Trash Cats @ Jammin’ In Jackson, Bucky Harris Park, 5-7pm Jackson, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Skory Oke Open Mic with Mike Skory @ The Exchange, Lansing, MI 8pm – 12 ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Frog & the Beeftones Jam 8:30p.m. -12:30 a.m. @ The Unicorn, Lansing, MI