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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!
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9-3...John Hiatt and the Combo and Taj Mahal Trio, Venue: Frederik Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Pat Zelenka Project Open Jam Thursdays, Venue: The Colonial Bar & Grill, Lansing, MI 9:00pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30 pm – 12:30a.m., Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫   23 North Band 5:30-8pm, Venue: Saints and Sinners Lounge, Midland Center for the Arts, Midland, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Craze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Skory Oke Open MIc with Mike Skory, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI 8pm – 12 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Mark Hummel Golden State – Lone Star Review with Anson Funderberg, Lil Charlie, RW Grigsby & Wes Star, Venue: Callahan’s, Auburn Hills, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫
 
9-4...Acme Jam Company, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ 36th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival in Downtown Detroit, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Avon Bomb, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Kev Nichols, Venue: The Deck Down Under, Jerome, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

9-5... Acme Jam Company, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ 36th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival in Downtown Detroit, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Who Cross Dat Road? Blues Band 4-6pm, Venue: Albion College Tailgate, Albion, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Fragment of Soul, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Kev Nichols and Blue Tuesday, Venue: Big Mitten Fair and Festival, MIS, 12612 US 12, Brooklyn, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

9-6...10am-Noon Steve Pinckney Noon-2pm Ryan Shadbolt, Venue: East Lansing Farmers Market, 410 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ 36th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival in Downtown Detroit, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Sunday Funday, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

9-7...Tony Bennett, Venue: Frederik Meijer Gardens, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ 36th Annual Detroit Jazz Festival in Downtown Detroit, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Spoonful, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Green Door CLOSED!!

9-8...Open MIc w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Dagwood’s, Lansing, MI  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Scratch Pilots DJ Trivia, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Mr. Harrison, Venue: Stober’s Bar, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

9-9...MSU Professors of Jazz, Venue: Jazz on the Grand, Lansing City Market, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Good Cookies 8-12 Midnight, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Coco Montoya wsg Greg Nagy, Venue: Tip Top Bar and Grill, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Mark Hummel Golden State – Lone Star Review with Anson Funderberg, Lil Charlie, RW Grigsby & Wes Star w/ Johnny D Jam opening, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI 8pm  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

9-10...Coco Montoya, Venue: Callahan’s Music Hall, Auburn Hills, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30 pm – 12:30a.m., Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫   Pat Zelenka Project Open Jam Thursdays, Venue: The Colonial Bar & Grill, Lansing, MI 9:00pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Skory Oke Open MIc with Mike Skory, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI 8pm – 12 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Craze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Mark Hummel Golden State – Lone Star Review with Anson Funderberg, Lil Charlie, RW Grigsby & Wes Star, Venue: Wealthy Theater, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

9-11...Pat Zelenka Trio Live, Venue: The Gallery Brewery, Portland, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Fragment of Soul, Venue: 3rd Base, Dewitt, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Good Cookies 8-1:30am, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ David Luning, Venue: Pumphouse Concerts, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.    Soul Cycle 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Monsieur Guillaume and His Zydeco Hepcats 9:00 - 10:15 p.m. Rick Estrin & The Nightcats 10:45 - 12:00 a.m.  Mark Hummel Golden State – Lone Star Review with Anson Funderberg, Lil Charlie, RW Grigsby & Wes Star, Venue: Brighton Blues and Jazz Festival, Brighton, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ The Rotations, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Hank Mowery & the Hawktones, Venue: Billy’s Lounge, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  Alvin "Youngblood" Harris, Venue: Callahan’s, Auburn Hills, MI

9-12...Good Cookies 8-1:30am, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ "Tosha Owens & the Essentials" with Mike Skory, Venue: Brighton Smokin’ Jazz and Blues Festival, Brighton, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Root Doctor, Venue: Warner Vineyards, Paw Paw Wine and Harvest festival  6-10 pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Rusty Wright Band, Venue: Callahan’s Music Hall, Auburn Hills, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Hughes-Smith Quintet 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. Tosha Owens & The Essentials 9:00 - 10:15 p.m. Wayne Baker Brook 10:45 - 12:00 a.m. Steve Gornall & The Blue Collar Blues Band, Venue: Brighton Blues and Jazz Festival, Brighton, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Kathleen and the Groove Council (Happy Birthday TJ and James) , Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

9-13...10am-Noon Dove Brothers  Noon-2pm Jen Sygit , Venue: East Lansing Farmers Market, 410 Abbot Rd, East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Root Doctor, Venue: March of Dimes-Babies, Blues and Bar B Q. 4 pm, 2977 Corporate Grove Drive, Hudsonville, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Kalamazoo Blues Challenge 1pm, Venue: Shakespeare's Pub Lower Level, Kalamazoo MI: Solo/Duo category: Amays and Blue Bluesy Suzy
Band category: The Gator Blues Band The Steve Hilger Band Kathleen & The Bridge Street Band Martila Sanders & Gee Q Kevin Nichols & Blue Tuesday The Jim Shaneberger Band

9-14... Scratch Pilots, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Blues at the Bohm with Deacon Earl and the Congregation wsg Ronnie Parker, Venue: Bohm Theater, 201 S. Superior, Albion, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

9-15...Wishbone Ash, Venue: Callahan’s Music Hall, Auburn Hills, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Open MIc w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Dagwood’s, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Scratch Pilots DJ Trivia, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

9-16...Good Cookies 8-12 Midnight, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue: The Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

9-17... Frog and the Beeftones Jam, Venue: Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Pat Zelenka Project Open Jam Thursdays, Venue: The Colonial Bar & Grill, Lansing, MI 9:00pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Skory Oke Open MIc with Mike Skory, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI 8pm – 12 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karaoke Craze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫