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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.

 

 

 

 

 

 




8-28... Lake Street Drive, Venue: Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Three Men and a Tenor, Venue: Grand Ledge Music in the Park Concert Series, Maypole Park, Grand Ledge, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Act III, Venue: Jammin’ In Jackson, Bucky Harris Park, 5-7pm Jackson, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Skory Oke Open Mic with Mike Skory, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI 8pm – 12 ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Frog & the Beeftones Jam 8:30p.m. - 12:30 a.m., Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  JoAnn Shaw Taylor, Venue: Callahan’s Music Hall, Auburn Hills, MI. ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Karoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  The Dewayne’s, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Buzz and Buster Midtown Super Hero’s, Venue: Midtown Beer Company, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄

8-29... Party of Seven, Venue: Lake Lansing Concerts, Lake Lansing Band Shell, Lake Lansing Park South, Haslett, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄   John Patrick Peters Band, Venue:  The Colonial, Lansing,  MI. ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Root Doctor, Venue: Blues Cruise on Michigan Princess, Lansing MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Summer of Sol, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  11th Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest, 6:00PM - Jeff Daniels w/ The Ben Daniels Band  8:00PM - The Jimmy’s (free admission), Venue:  Mattson Lower Harbor Park, Marquette, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Kev Nichols and Blue Tuesday 8:30pm, Venue: Hard Knock grill, Jackson, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Detroit Jazz Festival, Venue: Hart Plaza and Campus Martius, Detroit MI.  ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Groove Revived, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Rotation, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄

8-30... Big Boss Blues, Venue: Saugatuck Brewing Company, Saugatuck, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄   The Bears, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄    11th Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest 1:00PM - Fireside Blues Band 2:30PM - Uncle Pete's All-Star BBQ Blues Band   4:00PM - Jim Suhler & Monkey Beat 6:00PM - Johnny Rawls 8:00PM - Rick Estrin & the Nightcats (Ticketed event), Venue: Mattson Lower Harbor Park, Marquette, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Second Nature, Venue: Moriarty's, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Detroit Jazz Festival, Venue: Hart Plaza and Campus Martius, Detroit MI. ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Summer of Sol, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  John Patrick Peters Band, Venue:  The Colonial, Lansing,  MI. ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Rotation, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  

8-31...Isley Brothers, Venue: Chene Park, Detroit, MI 8pm ► ♪♫♪ ◄   Blues for Dystrophy, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  11th Annual Marquette Area Blues Fest, 1:00PM - Kraig Kenning 2:30PM - Cannonball Drag 4:00PM - Ray Fuller and the Bluesrockers 6:00PM - Lurrie Bell Delmark Records 8:00PM - Nikki Hill (ticketed event) , Venue:  Mattson Lower Harbor Park, Marquette, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Detroit Jazz Festival, Venue: Hart Plaza and Campus Martius, Detroit MI.

 9-1...Labor Day.... Green Door is closed ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Detroit Jazz Festival, Venue: Hart Plaza and Campus Martius, Detroit MI.

9-2...D J Trivia, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Dagwood’s, Lansing, MI 

9-3...Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄   Gee Daddy’s Big Blues Revue, Venue: Gun Lake Casino, Wayland, MI |

9-4... Beach Boys, Venue: Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts at Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Karake Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Frog & the Beeftones Jam 8:30p.m. - 12:30 a.m., Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI  ► ♪♫♪ ◄  ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Skory Oke Open Mic with Mike Skory, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI 8pm – 12

9-5...Greg Trooper, Venue: Pumphouse concerts, East Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  WMMQ Birthday Party wsg Larry McCray, Venue: Reno’s West, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Starfarm, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄    Smooth Daddy, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI

9-6...Co Co Montoya 8pm, Venue: Callahan’s Music Hall, Auburn Hills, MI. ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Starfarm, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Lansing Unionized Vaudeville Spectacle, Venue: REO Town Art Attack, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Smooth Daddy, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI

9-7... Sheryl Crow, Venue: Fifth Third Bank Summer Concerts, Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Sunday Funday Come Night, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

9-8...Elvis Costello, Venue: Michigan Theater, Ann Arbor, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Manic Monday Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

9-9...D J Trivia, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Dagwood’s, Lansing, MI 

9-10...Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄    

9-11...Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Frog & the Beeftones Jam 8:30p.m. - 12:30 a.m., Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI  ► ♪♫♪ ◄  ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Skory Oke Open Mic with Mike Skory, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI 8pm – 12 ► ♪♫♪ ◄

9-12...Big Boss Blues, Venue: New Holland Brewing Co., Holland, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Late Edition Band 8:30 – 1am, Venue: Unicorn, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Randy Brock, The Soul Men with Paradise Band, Venue: Blues, Brews, and Barbeque, 3601 Ford Road, Westland, MI

9-13..Late Edition Band 8:30 – 1am, Venue: Unicorn, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Big Boss Blues, Venue: New Holland Brewing Co., Holland, MI  ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Big Bill Harwell Band, Chris Canas Band, Alligators, Boa Constrictors, Motor City Kings, Venue: Blues, Brews and Barbeque, 3601 Ford Road, Westland, MI  

9-14...Nathan Bell, Venue: Pumphouse Concerts, East Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Sunday Funday, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI