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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 



 


4-24... Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30p.m. – 12:30a.m., Venue:  The Unicorn, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Blues Jam w/ the Out of Favor Boys, Venue:  The 411 Club, Kalamazoo, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ► Skory Oke Open Mic with Mike Skory, Venue:  The Exchange, Lansing, MI 8pm – 12◄ ♫♫♫ ►Hidden Agenda, Venue:  Green Door, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Salsa Verde wsg/ Mike Eyia (their last event in Lansing this spring) 9:30p – 12:30a, Venue:  The Avenue Café, Lansing, MI.◄ ♫♫♫ ►Cyrille Aimee and Friends 7:30pm , Venue:  Wharton Center, MSU, East Lansing, MI

4-25...Dirty Basement Blues, Lost City Band, and The Hatchmen, Venue:  Callahan’s Music Hall, Auburn Hill, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Global Village, Venue:  Green Door, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Bear Band, Venue:  The Unicorn, Lansing, MI. ◄ ♫♫♫ ►Kathleen and Bridge Street Band, Venue:  R Club, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Life Support, Venue:  Lansing Eagles, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Keith Sweat 8P, Venue:  The State Theater, Kalamazoo, MI.◄ ♫♫♫ ►2014 Detroit Music Awards “23rd Annual”, Venue:  The Fillmore Detroit, Detroit, MI.◄ ♫♫♫ ►Unlimited, Venue:  Coach’s Pub, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Chilly Blues Fest  2014, Venue:  The Grand Venue: 10:00 p.m. – 1:00  a.m. Steve Hilger Band ** Theatre Bar Venue: 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.  Big Daddy Fox Kirby 9:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m. Crossroads ** Odd Side Ales Venue:  8:00 p.m. - midnight Andrea Matthews Grand Haven, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Steppin’ In It wsg Billy Strings and Don Julin, Venue:  Bell’s Brewery, Kalamazoo, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Celtic Fiddle Festival, Venue:  Ten Pound Fiddle, MSU Community Music School, 4930 Hagadorn, East Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►

4-26...Duke Tumote, Venue:  Callahan’s Music Hall, Auburn Hill, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Root Doctor Chilly Blues Festival, Grand Haven, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Those Delta Rhythm Kings, Venue: Moriarty's, Lansing, MI, 9:30 - 1:30◄ ♫♫♫ ►Mix Pack, Venue:  Green Door, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Brass Company, Venue:  Lansing City Market, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Bear Band, Venue:  The Unicorn, Lansing, MI. ◄ ♫♫♫ ►Kathleen and Bridge Street Band, Venue:  R Club, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Life Support, Venue:  The Exchange, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Life Support, Venue:  The Exchange, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Live recording of “Jazz is Blue” , Venue:  Old Marquee, Old Town, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Unlimited Band 9p – 1a, Venue: Coaches Pub, 6201 Bishop Rd., Lansing, MI ◄ ♫♫♫ ►Chilly Blues Fest  2014 Grand Haven: Snug Harbor Venue: Noon – 6:00 Chili Cook-off 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Big Daddy Fox and the Krewe Entertainment ** Beer tent (municipal marina parking lot) 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  Local blues jam featuring Rhythmskool 8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.  Big James and The Chicago Playboys ** Theatre Bar Venue: 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Professor Lewis and The Funky Hoo Hahs 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m. Chris Wiser Trio.  Kirby Venue: 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Junior Valentine 9:30 p.m. – 1:30 a.m. Root Doctor ** Odd Sides Ales Venue: 8:00 p.m. – midnight Jim Shaneberger

4-27... Sunday Funday, Venue:  Green Door, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Gee Daddy's BIG Blues Revue, Featuring Martila Sanders , Venue:  Warehouse, Battle Creek, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►GREG NAGY “CD Release Party” 7p – 11p, Venue:  Scooter’s Bar & Grill, Flint, MI.◄ ♫♫♫ ►Chilly Blues Fest  2014 Grand Haven: Dee-Lite Venue: 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Blues Jam with Big Daddy Fox

4-28... Elden Kelly and the Next Step, Venue:  Green Door, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►  Open Mic Blues Mondays w/Hittin’ Home 6:30 – 10:30pm, Venue:  Suits Tavern, 210 S Washington, Lansing, MI

4-29... 2nd Annual JAMM International Jazz Day Party and Jam! ◄ ♫♫♫ ►Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue:  Dagwood’s, Lansing, MI

4-30... Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue:  Green Door, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Good Cookies 8pm – 12 mid, Venue:  The Exchange, Lansing MI

5-1... Frog and the Beeftones Jam 8:30 -12:30 am, Venue:  The Unicorn, Lansing, MI  Buzz and Buster Midtown Super Hero’s, Venue:  Midtown Beer Company, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30p.m. – 12:30a.m., Venue:  The Unicorn, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ► Blues Jam w/ the Out of Favor Boys, Venue:  The 411 Club, Kalamazoo, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ► Skory Oke Open Mic with Mike Skory, Venue:  The Exchange, Lansing, MI 8pm – 12

5-2... Frog and the Beeftones, Venue:  The Unicorn, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Life Support, Venue:  Reno’s East, Lansing, MI.◄ ♫♫♫ ►Root Doctor, Venue:  Ledges Sports bar & Grill, Grand Ledge, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Starfarm, Venue:  Green Door, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Second Nature, Venue:  Moriarty's, 802 E Michigan Ave, Lansing MI

5-3..Jo Ann Shaw Taylor, Venue:  Callahan’s Music Hall, Auburn Hill, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Frog and the Beeftones , Venue:  The Unicorn, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Life Support, Venue:  Reno’s West, Lansing, MI.◄ ♫♫♫ ►Root Doctor, Venue:  Tip Top Deluxe, Grand Rapids, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Starfarm, Venue:  Green Door, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Good Cookies 8pm – 12 mid, Venue:  The Exchange, Lansing MI, 8:30 -11pm◄ ♫♫♫ ►Out of Favor Boys, Venue:  The 411 Club, Kalamazoo, MI

5-4...Sunday / Funday, Venue:  Green Door, Lansing, MI

5-5... Elden Kelly and Next Step, Venue:  Green Door, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Open-Mic Mondays w/Hittin’ Home 6:30p-10:30p, Venue:  Suits Tavern, Lansing, MI.

5-6... D J Trivia and Scratch Pilots, Venue:  Green Door, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue:  Dagwood’s, Lansing, MI

5-7... Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue:  Green Door, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Good Cookies 8pm – 12 mid, Venue:  The Exchange, Lansing MI

5-8... Buzz and Buster Midtown Super Hero’s, Venue:  Midtown Beer Company, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ►Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30p.m. – 12:30a.m., Venue:  The Unicorn, Lansing, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ► Blues Jam w/ the Out of Favor Boys, Venue:  The 411 Club, Kalamazoo, MI◄ ♫♫♫ ► Skory Oke Open Mic with Mike Skory, Venue:  The Exchange, Lansing, MI 8pm – 12◄ ♫♫♫ ►Double Billing:  Frog and the Beeftones, Venue:  Artesian Wells, Cement City, MI