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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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2-11...Frog & the Beeftones / Big Blues Jam, Venue: Unicorn 9-1, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Pat Zelenka Open Jam Thursdays, Venue: The Colonial Bar & Grill, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Mike Skory Open Mic, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

2-12...Fragment of Soul, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Smooth Daddy, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ All-Star Blues Bash featuring Bobby Rush, Joe Louis Walker, Wayne Baker Brooks & Shawn Holt, Venue: Kalamazoo State Theater, Kalamazoo, MI 8:30pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Star Farm, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Vincent Hayes, Venue: Billy’s, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Chris O’Leary Band, Venue: The Gem Theater, St Louis, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Larry McCray, Venue: Callahan’s, Auburn Hills, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Music From The Roaring 20's with Stella!, The Springtails, Mighty Medicine, and The Heftones, Venue: Community Music School, 4930 Hagadorn, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

2-13... Fragment of Soul, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Backbeats, Venue: Reno’s West, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Blues, Venue: Gilmore Care Museum, Hickory Corners, MI 7-10PM ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Deacon Earl, Venue: Lansing City Market, Lansing, MI 10am  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Smooth Daddy, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ DT’s Retro Night, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Larry McCray, Venue: Callahan’s, Auburn Hills, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Martila & Gee Q 8:30, Venue: Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill, Grand Rapids, MI

February 14...Final of the Season:  Barrelhouse Cats and Jim Reeser, Venue: KVBA Sunday Blues Series 3-7pm, Shakespeare’s  Pub, Lower Level, Kalamazoo, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Sunday Funday, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

2-15... Open blues jam “Blues at the Bohm” w/ The Albion College Jazz and Blues Band 7pm $5, Venue: the Bohm, Albion MI

2-16... DJ Trivia/ Scratch Pilots, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

2-17... 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 

2-18... Frog & the Beeftones / Big Blues Jam, Venue: Unicorn 9-1, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Pat Zelenka Open Jam Thursdays, Venue: The Colonial Bar & Grill, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Kathleen and the Bridge Street Band, Venue: Moriarty’s Pub, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Mike Skory Open Mic, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Out of Favor Boys, Venue: Gun Lake Casino: Wayland, MI

2-19...Frog and the Beeftones, Venue: The Center Stage, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ The Jammies XVII Awards, Venue: The Intersection, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Still Rain, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

2-20...JPP and Horns, Venue: Roadhouse Grill, Jackson, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Frog and the Beeftones, Venue: The Center Stage, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Tell Yo Mama, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Summer of Sol, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

2-21... Sunday Funday, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

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2-23... DJ Trivia/ Scratch Pilots, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

2-24... 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  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Further Adventures of FatBoy and Jive Turkey, Venue: Robin Theater, 1105 S. Washington Ave. Lansing, MI

2-25... Frog & the Beeftones / Big Blues Jam, Venue: Unicorn 9-1, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Pat Zelenka Open Jam Thursdays, Venue: The Colonial Bar & Grill, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Mike Skory Open Mic, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

2-26...Jimmy G. and the Capitols, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Canadian Artist Chris Antonik, Venue: Tip Top Deluxe, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Blues Trio, Venue: Maude’s Taphouse, Ostego, MI 7:30-10:30 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Soulstice, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Showdown, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Saginaw On Stage Music Festival with 14 Bands including 23 North, Venue: Temple Theater Annex, Starts at 5pm, Three stages and three floors, Tickets are $30 and include buffet dinner, Saginaw, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

2-27...Jimmy G. and the Capitols, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Blues, Venue: Alley Cat Bar and Grill, Lakeview, MI 9:30 – 1:30 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Fragment of Sol, Venue: Rubber Biscuit, Charlotte, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Glamhammer, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Showdown, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

2-28... Big Boss Blues, Venue: Gumbo Cook off Louie’s Trophy House Grill, Kalamazoo, MI 3-6pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Sunday Funday, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

2-29....LEAP DAY: jump for joy.....