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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.

7-20...Showdown and Sierra Denae, 7 pm, Venue: Grand Ledge Music in the Park, 525 E. River Street, Grand Ledge, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Horn and Gospel, Venue: Grand Concert Series, Lansing City Market, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30 pm – 12:30 a.m., Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Face Jam/Mike Skory and Friends with John Patrick Peters, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ D J Clarinet Solo, Venue: Dimondale Farmer’s Market, 3 pm – 7 pm, Dimondale, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Magic Buss, Venue: Veterans Memorial Gardens Park Amphitheatre. 2074 Aurelius, Holt MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-21... Jimmy G and the Capitols featuring Kidd Cincinnati, Venue: Champions Sports Bar, Holt, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Earthwork Music Showcase featuring the Springtails, Jen Sygit and Sam Corbin, Gifts or Creatures and Red Tail Ring, Venue: East Lansing Concert Series, Ann Street Plaza, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Sea Cruisers, Venue: Sounds of Summer, Lake Lansing Park South, Haslett, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Glamhammer, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ D J Clarinet Combo, Venue: Roma’s Back Door, 200 East Comstock, Owosso, MI 7 – 9 pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Twyla Birdsong with Frog, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI  9 – 1 am ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Danika Holmes and Jeb Hart, Venue: Pumphouse Concerts, 6:30 pm, Orchard Street Pump House, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Bretz and Bud, Venue: Xiao Asian Bristo, Lansing, MI 5 pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Rotations, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-22... Big Boss Blues, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI  9 pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  Frog and the Beeftones, Venue: Taste of Lansing, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Frog and the Beeftones, Venue: Backwoods Bar,   Hanover, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ From Big Sur, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI   ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Angela Predhomme & John Patrick 3p-4p , Venue: Ann Arbor, Michigan - 2017 Ann Arbor Art Fair  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ D J Clarinet Solo, Venue:  Meridian’s Farmer Market, 10 am – noon, Okemos, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Piano Bar Simulation with Mike Skory, Venue: Classic Pub, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-23... D J Clarinet Solo, Venue:  East Lansing Farmer’s Market, 10 am – noon, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-24... Danielle Nicole, Venue: Callahan’s, Auburn Hills, MI

7-25...Root Doctor 6-8 pm, Venue: Eastwood Summer Concert Series, Eastwood Mall, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ DJ Trivia, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-26...Big James and the Chicago Playboys, Venue: DeltaPlex Arena, Walker, 2055 Turner, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  Lansing Unionized Vaudeville Spectacle, Venue:  Moore’s Park, 400 Moore’s River Drive, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Root Doctor, Venue: William E. Tennant Shell, St Johns City Park, St Johns, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI   ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, Lansing, MI  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Good Cookies 8-12 Midnight, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Blues, Venue: Wicks Park Music Series, Saugatuck, MI 7 pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI   ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ John Patrick Peters, Venue:  Tavern and Tap, Lansing, MI

7-27...Root Doctor and Kari Lynch, 7 pm, Venue: Grand Ledge Music in the Park, 525 E. River Street, Grand Ledge, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30 pm – 12:30 a.m., Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Face Jam/Mike Skory and Friends with Keith Minaya, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Unlimited, Venue: Charlotte Concert Summer Series, Charlotte, MI 6:30 – 9 pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ D J Clarinet Solo, Venue:  South Lansing Farmer’s Market, 5-7PM, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Billy Mack and the Juke Joint Johnnies, Venue: Veterans Memorial Gardens Park Amphitheatre. 2074 Aurelius, Holt MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-28... Kev Nichols and Blue Tuesday, Venue: 7-10 pm Cherry Creek Winery, Brooklyn, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Taylor Taylor, Venue: East Lansing Concert Series, Ann Street Plaza, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Avon Bomb, Venue: Sounds of Summer, Lake Lansing Park South, Haslett, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Spoonful, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-29...Calling Dr. Howard, Venue: Mortiarty’s, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Scratch Pilots Award Show, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI   ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Root Doctor Featuring Freddie Cunningham, Venue: 7 pm Sounds and Sights Festival, Chelsea, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

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7-31... Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI (YES on a Monday)  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

8-1...Don Middlebrook and the Pearl Divers 6-8 pm, Venue: Eastwood Summer Concert Series, Eastwood Mall, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

8-2...Scotty Bratcher, Venue: DeltaPlex Arena, Walker, 2055 Turner, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  496 West, Venue: Fulton Park, 4300 Sheffield Blvd., Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Miranda and the M 80’s, Venue: William E. Tennant Shell, St Johns City Park, St Johns, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

8-3...Keri Holmes and Clique, 7 pm, Venue: Grand Ledge Music in the Park, 525 E. River Street, Grand Ledge, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Bugs Beddow and the Good Stuff, Venue: Williamston Concerts in the Shell, McCormick Park, Williamston, MI

8-4...Lansing Jazz festival, Old Town, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Kev Nichols and Blue Tuesday, Venue: 6 -9 pm, Paw Paw Brewery, Paw Paw, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Starfarm @, Ann Street Plaza, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Calling Dr. Howard, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

8-5... Lansing Jazz festival, Old Town, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ 12th Annual I Chews the Blues fest! 8 bands, Venue: MoJoes Wing House, Noon -11pm. Bands: Lady Champagne, Silverboots, Dirty Basement Blues Band, Blues House, Kathleen Murray Blues Band, Prof. Wright & Friends, The Knuckleheads Blues Band, TBA., Davison, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Jimmy G and the Capitols featuring Kidd Cincinnati, Venue: The Roadhouse, Mulliken, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Kev Nichols and Blue Tuesday, Venue: 6 -9 pm, Paw Paw Brewery, Paw Paw, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Calling Dr. Howard, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Frog and the Beeftones, Venue: St Casimir Corn Festival, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

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