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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.

7-28... Thornetta Davis, DeWitt Jr High Jazz Band , Venue: Blues on the Waterfront Series, City Market,  Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Zion , Venue: Holt’s Music in the Garden, Veterans Memorial Gardens, 7pm, Holt, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Deliah Wilde , Venue: Grand Ledge Music in the Park, Bridge Street Plaza, Grand Ledge, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Kraze , Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Deacon Earl Solo , Venue: South Lansing Farmers Market, Lansing, MI 5-7pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30 pm – 12:30a.m. , Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Face Jam/Mike Skory and Friends wsg Greg Nagy , Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Popa Chubby , Venue: Callahan’s, Auburn Hills, MI

7-29...Xavier’s Jazz Trio , Venue: East Lansing Concert Series, Corner Albert and M.A.C. East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Blues , Venue: Union Cabaret, Kalamazoo, MI 9-1am ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Jake Kershaw Band 6-9pm , Venue: Bike Night, Cornwell's Turkeyville, Battle Creek MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Mix Pack , Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Kev Nichols and Blue Tuesday , Venue: Jammin’ in Jackson, Jackson, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Eric Brace and Peter Cooper , Venue: Pumphouse Concerts, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-30...No Stars , Venue: Mac’s Bar, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Dragspel , Venue: East Lansing Concert Series, Corner Albert and M.A.C. East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Glamhammer , Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Jeff Beck with Buddy Guy , Venue:  Meadow Brook Amphitheatre, Rochester Hills, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Shawn Murphy , Venue: Callahan’s, Auburn Hills, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Deacon Earl , Venue: Bad Brewing Co, 5pm, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-31...Kev Nichols and Blue Tuesday , Venue: How Bazaar, Downtown Jackson, MI 1:15pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Whiskey and Silence featuring Jason Carlen , Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

8-1...Open Date

8-2... Smooth Daddy , Venue: Eastwood Towne Center Summer Concert Series Eastwood Towne Center, Lansing, MI

August 3... Toppermost (Beatles Tribute) , Venue: Sycamore Park, 2016 Lansing Parks and Recreation Summer Concert Series, 7pm, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Motown Eagles , Venue: St Johns in the Park, St Johns, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Mr. Sipp 6:30pm , Venue: WLAV Summertime Blues, the DeltaPlex Arena parking lot, Grand Rapids, MI  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Steve Hilger Band 6pm , Venue: H.O.M.E in the B.O.B., Grand Rapids, MI

8-4...Lansing Vaudeville Spectacle , 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 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Second Event, Frog and the Beeftones , Venue: Artesian Wells, Cement City, MI

 8-5...Deacon Earl and the Congregation , Venue: East Lansing Summer Concert   Series, 7-9pm, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Lansing Jazz Festival: North Stage 5:30 – Solace with Aneesa Strings and Dakota Peterson 8:15 – Orquesta Ritmo South Stage 6:45 – Nicole New with the Hughes/Smith Septet 9:30 – Lowdown Brass Band , Venue: Lansing JazzFest, Old Town, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Calling Dr. Howard , Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Sugar House Blues Social Dance Group , Venue: AA Creative Corner, Lansing MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Calling Dr. Howard , Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI

8-6... East Ports Blues Fest. 5:30 pm Port Sanilac, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Gifts or Creatures and May Erlewine , Venue: East Lansing Concert Series, Corner Albert and M.A.C. East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Lansing Jazz Festival: North Stage 3:00 – Nashon Holloway and Bryan Blowers 5:30 – Fred Knapp Trio 8:15 – Michael Dease wsg Doug Webb South Stage 2:00 – JAMM Scholarship Band 4:00 – 2016 JAMM Tribute Honoree Betty Baxter 6:45 – The People’s Jazz Band 9:30 – Ramona Collins , Venue: Lansing JazzFest, Old Town, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Frog and the Beeftones , Venue: Ingham County Fair, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Calling Dr. Howard , Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Root Doctor , Venue: Guy Hollerins, Ann Arbor, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Martila and Gee-Q , Venue: Motor City Casino, Detroit, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Frog and the Beeftones , Venue: Ingham County Fair, 7-10, Mason, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Calling Dr. Howard , Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI

8-7... Big Boss Blues, Venue: Kindleberger Park Concert Series, 6:30 to 8pm, Parchment, MI