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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 to it. 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.

5-5...Frog & the Beeftones / Big Blues Jam, Venue: Unicorn 9-1, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Face Jam/Mike Skory and Friends, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Pat Zelenka Open Jam Thursdays, Venue: The Colonial Bar & Grill, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  La Corporacion, Stan Budzynski and 3rd Degree, Rick Alicea, Venue: Cinco De Mayo, VFW Post 6132, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

May 6 ...Robin Trower, Venue: Kalamazoo State Theater, Kalamazoo, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Hatchet Man  and The Frog, Venue: Gallery Brewery, Portland, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Second Nature, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ David G. Smith, Venue: Pumphouse Concerts, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Star Farm, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Lansing Community College’s Jazz Band, Venue: Dart Auditorium, LCC, Lansing, MI 7:30-8:30pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  Stan Budzynski and 3rd Degree, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Jim Shaneberger Band 9pm, Venue: the Union Cabaret & Grill, Kalamazoo MI

May 7...Fragment of Sol, Venue: Rubber Biscuit, Charlotte, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Smooth Daddy, Venue: Reno’s East, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Star Farm, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Billy Branch, Venue: Callahan’s, Auburn Hills, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ The Hoopties, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Stan Budzynski and 3rd Degree, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI

5-8... Sunday Funday, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

5-9...Open Date

5-10... DJ Trivia / Scratch Pilots, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Jazz Night, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Acoustic Singer/Songwriter Showcase. 7 to 10:30pm, Venue: TC’s Jams, BLUEstage Club, Napoleon, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

5-11... Good Cookies 8-12 Midnight, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, Lansing, MI  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Johnny D Blues Night, Venue: The Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

5-12... Frog & the Beeftones / Big Blues Jam, Venue: Unicorn 9-1, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Face Jam/Mike Skory and Friends, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Pat Zelenka Open Jam Thursdays, Venue: The Colonial Bar & Grill, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Mix Pack, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Frog and the Beeftones, Venue: Artesian Wells, Cement City, MI (second event) ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

May 13...Might Uke Day 6, Venue: Old Town Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Fragment of Sol, Venue: Colonial Bar, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Mix Pack, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

May 14... Might Uke Day 6, Venue: Old Town Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Blues, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Smooth Daddy, Venue: Reno’s West, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Fragment of Sol, Venue: Colonial Bar, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Soulstice, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Smooth Daddy, Venue: Reno’s West, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

May 15... Might Uke Day 6, Venue: Old Town Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Band Category: Kevin Nichols and Blue Tuesday, Martila Sanders and Gee-Q, Jake Kershaw Band, Jim Shaneberger Band. Solo/duo category: Kathy Engen & Steve Frarey and Willie Range, Venue: 14th Annual Capital Area Blues Society Blues Brawl, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI followed by Sunday Funday, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

5-16...Open Date

5-17 ... DJ Trivia / Scratch Pilots, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Jazz Night, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

5-18... Good Cookies 8-12 Midnight, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, Lansing, MI  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Johnny D Blues Night, Venue: The Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

5-19... Frog & the Beeftones / Big Blues Jam, Venue: Unicorn 9-1, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Face Jam/Mike Skory and Friends, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Pat Zelenka Open Jam Thursdays, Venue: The Colonial Bar & Grill, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  

5-20...Smooth Daddy, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Fragment of Sol, Venue: Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Glamhammer, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

5-21... Smooth Daddy, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Fragment of Sol, Venue: Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Tell Yo’ Mama, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Kathleen & the Bridge St Band 4-7pm, Venue: St Peter Ox Roast, Eaton Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

5-22...Rusty Wright Blues Band wsg Kev Nichols and Blue Tuesday, Venue: Michigan Theater, Jackson, MI txts: advance $12, Door: $15 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Sunday Funday, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

5-23...Open Date

5-24... DJ Trivia / Scratch Pilots, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Jazz Night, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

5-25... Good Cookies 8-12 Midnight, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, Lansing, MI  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Johnny D Blues Night, Venue: The Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

5-26... Big Boss Blues, Venue: Gun Lake Casino, Wayland, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Frog & the Beeftones / Big Blues Jam, Venue: Unicorn 9-1, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Face Jam/Mike Skory and Friends, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Pat Zelenka Open Jam Thursdays, Venue: The Colonial Bar & Grill, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫