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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:

Schedule Posting Disclaimer: Gordzillasblues.com is a privately owned web site solely managed by an individual(s) interested in blues music. We/I do not, at this time, solicit advertising nor receive compensation from any commercial organization. Music schedules posted on this web site generally pertain to BLUES music.  Gordzillasblues.com allows certain leeway for genres as jazz, rock, R&B, gospel, bluegrass, and some country. All others forms of musical varieties are not posted on this web site. Gordzillasblues.com reserves the sole right in administering the music schedule for publication on the web site.

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.

5-25...Frog and the Beeftones, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Mike Skory & Friends with Stan Budzynski, 9pm, Venue: the Exchange, Lansing MI

5-26...Big Boss Band, Venue: Riverside Pub, Marshall, MI 8:00 to 12:00 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Root Doctor, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Orquesta Ritmo, Venue: UrbanBeat, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ The DeWayne’s, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Hot Mess, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Good Cookies, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Band, Venue: Riverside Pub, Marshall, MI

5-27...Frog and Matchette, Venue: The Gallery, Portland, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Chris Canas Band, Venue: Lansing Brewing Company, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Green Door Closed Memorial Day Weekend. ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Good Cookies, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI

5-28...Green Door Closed for Memorial Day Weekend.

5-29...Green Door Closed for Memorial Day ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ The Further Adventures of FatBoy and JiveTurkey, Venue: The Creole, Old Town Lansing, MI 7-10pm

5-30... DJ Trivia, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Jazz Tuesday, Venue: Moriarty’s Lansing, MI

5-31... Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Good Cookies 8-12 Midnight, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, Lansing, MI 

6-1...Gina Sicila Pre CD Release “Tug of War”, Venue: TC’s BLUEStage, Napoleon, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Jackson Blues Festival 6 – 11 pm, Venue: Jackson County Airport, 3606 Airport Rd, Jackson, MI $5, vets free ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30 pm – 12:30 a.m., Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Face Jam/Mike Skory and Friends, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Band, Venue: Music on the Vineyard, Fennville, MI  5:30 – 7:30

6-2... Freddie Cunningham Blues Band, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Michigan Blues/Rock Legend Donny Hartman, Harper and Midwest Kind, Matt Besey Band, Bubba Wilson and the Powerhouse, Ray Kaan’s Detroit Trouble, Venue: ShrinerFest 2017, 4240 W. Wilson Rd, Clio, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Jackson Blues Festival 6 – 12 pm, Venue: Jackson County Airport, 3606 Airport Rd, Jackson, MI $10.00 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Mix Pack, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫Gina Sicilia - Tug of War CD Release Concert & Party, Venue: Club Above, Ann Arbor, MI

6-3...Pumpstock: American Roots Music Festival, Venue: Baily Park, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Larry McCrary, The Millionaires “Detroit’s Premier Jump Blues Band” featuring Dan Devins wsg. Kenny Parker, Erich Goebel and the Flying Crowbars featuring Tosha Owens, The Chris Canas Band starring Maurice Davis, Ivory Darnell and Big Daddy Fox, Detroit Blues Royalty with Howard Glazer, Harmonica Shah and Billy Davis, Asamu Saunders and the Associates of the Blues, Martila Saunders and Gee Q, Denise Davis and the Motor City Sensations, Venue: ShrinerFest 2017, 4240 W. Wilson Rd, Clio, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Jackson Blues Festival 3 – 12 pm, Venue: Jackson County Airport, 3606 Airport Rd, Jackson, MI $10.00 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Hot Mess, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Martila Saunders and Gee Q, Second Event, Venue: Motor City Casino, Detrio9t, MI 5:15 pm

6-4... The Boa Constrictors and DBS Memphis International Blues Challenge: Top Cat, Michael May and the Messarounds, The Greyhounds, Johnny Rhoades Band, The Blue Hawaiians, Blue Justice, Tito Villarreal, and other talented bands, Venue: ShrinerFest 2017, 4240 W. Wilson Rd, Clio, MI

6-5...Culture Vulture, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

6-6... DJ Trivia, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI 

6-7... Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI   ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, Lansing, MI 

6-8...Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30 pm – 12:30 a.m., Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Face Jam/Mike Skory and Friends, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Band, Venue: Gun Lake Casino, Wayland, MI 6:30 – 8:30 pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Smooth Daddy, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI

6-9...Bill Malone “Hendrix Experience”, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Band, Venue: Riverbank Music Series, Middleville, MI 6:30 – 8:30 pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Smooth Daddy, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Bridge Street Trio, Venue: Waterfront Bar and Grill, Lansing, MI

6-10...Jimmy G and the Capitols featuring Kidd Cincinnati, Venue: Champions Sports Bar, Holt, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Band, Venue:  Big Boss Band, Venue:  Brian Diemer Run Roadrace, Cutlerville, MI 8 – 10 pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Smooth Daddy, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Kathleen and Bridge Street Band with Mocha Man, Venue: Billy’s Lounge, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Stan Budzynski and 3rd Degree, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Gee Daddy and Martila Sanders , Venue: Cerealfest  Mc Camly Park - Battle Creek, MI  8:00 AM

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6-12...Kit Pierce Lablanc, Venue: 2017 BLUES AT THE BOHM, Bohm Theatre, Downtown Albion, 7-10 pm, $5 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Culture Vulture, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

6-13... DJ Trivia, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI   

6-14... Divinity Roxx, Female Bass Legend, Venue: Robin Theater, 1105 S. Washington, Lansing, MI 8 -10 pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫Coco Montoya, Venue: DeltaPlex Arena, Walker, 2055 Turner, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI   ♪ 🎹 🎸♫Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, Lansing, MI 

6-15... Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30 pm – 12:30 am, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫Face Jam/Mike Skory and Friends, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫Big Boss Band, Venue: Summer Music Series, Dowagiac, MI 7:30 – 8:45 pm

6-16...Chris Canas Band, Venue: Lansing Brewing Company, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫Avon Bomb, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫Little Brother’s Cozmic Van (a 60’s tribute band to Janis Joplin, The Doors, Jefferson Airplane and more) Gina, Frog, Mike Skory, Smally and Hammer, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫Gee Daddy and Martila Sanders , Venue: Mortiarty’s Lansing, MI 9:30 pm

6-17...Icy Dicy, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫Big Boss Band, Venue:  Ann Arbor Distilling Company, Ann Arbor, MI 7 – 11 pm, ♪ 🎹 🎸♫Gee Daddy and Martila Sanders , Venue: Juneteenth Festival, St Joseph Park, Lansing, MI 4 pm

6-18... Big Boss Band, Venue: Kindle Berger Park Concert Series, Parchment, MI 6:30 – 8 pm

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