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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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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.

6-23...Kathleen and the Bridge Street Band, Venue:  Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI 9pm-12am ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ 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 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  23 North, Venue:   Party on McCarty, Saginaw Township Soccer Club, Saginaw Township 5:30-7:30pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Toppermost, Venue:  Grand Ledge Music in the Park, Bridge Street Plaza, Grand Ledge, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ From Big Sur, Venue:  Mason Thursday Night Live, Ingham County Courthouse, Mason, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

6-24...Festival of the Moon, Old Town Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Midwest Uke Camp, Venue:  Olivet College, Olivet MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Orquesta RITMO, Venue:  Ann Arbor Summer Festival, Rickman Stage, 10:15pm, Ann Arbor, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Blues, Venue:  New Holland Brewing Patio, 5-8pm, Holland, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Avon Bomb, Venue:  Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Pat Zelenka Project Live, Venue:  Champions, Holt, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ StarFarm, Venue:  East Lansing Concert Series, Corner Albert and M.A.C. East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

June 25, 2016... THORNETTA DAVIS, 9:30pm-11pm  * MARCI LINN BAND 7pm-9pm * WHO CROSS DAT ROAD  5pm-6:30pm * JAKE KERSHAW BAND 3:30pm-4:30pm * DANAE & THE GRIND in BEER TENT, Venue:  Marshall Blues Festival,  Marshall, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Festival of the Sun, Old Town Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Midwest Uke Camp, Venue:  Olivet College, Olivet MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Glamhammer, Venue:  Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫   Alex Mendenall  , Venue:  East Lansing Concert Series, Corner Albert and M.A.C. East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Malcolm Holcombe with special guests The Rough and Tumble, Venue:  The Orchard Street Pump House, East Lansing, MI doors:6:30, music:7pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ The John Patrick Peters Band, Venue:  the Roadhouse Grill and Bar 9p-1a, Jackson, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  Summer of Sol, Venue:  The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫                              

6-26...Midwest Uke Camp, Venue:  Olivet College, Olivet MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Sunday Funday, Venue:  Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

6-27...Jackson Browne, Venue:  Meijer Garden and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

6-28... DJ Trivia, Venue:  Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

6-29...Gregg Allman, Venue:  Meijer Garden and Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Deliah DeWylde and the Lost Boys, Venue:   Turner Dodge, 2016 Lansing Parks and Recreation Summer Concert Series, 7pm, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ LCC Faculty Jazz Quartet, Venue:  LCC Summer Stage Under the Stars, Lansing Community College, 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  ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Johnny D Blues Night, Venue:  The Green Door, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  Mountain Town Singers, Venue:  St Johns in the Park, St Johns, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Patio Blues w/Frog & the Hatchetman, Venue:  Waterfront Bar and Grill, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ John Nemeth 6:30pm, Venue:  WLAV Summertime Blues, The DeltaPlex Arena parking lot, Grand Rapids, MI

6-30... 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 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  The Springtales, Venue:  Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI 9pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Life Support, Venue:  Grand Ledge Music in the Park, Bridge Street Plaza, Grand Ledge, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-1...Kev Nichols and Blue Tuesday, Venue:  Kalamazoo Union Cabaret & Grill 9pm, Kalamazoo, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Martila and Gee-Q, Venue:  Warehouse, 9pm, Battle Creek, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Matchette and Frog, Venue:  The Gallery, Portland, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Harper 6pm, Venue:  Jammin In Jackson, Horace Blackman Park, Jackson, MI

7-2... Pat Zelenka Project Live, Venue:  Champions, Holt, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Blues, Venue:  4th of July Celebration, Boyne Mountain, MI 8-10pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Kev Nichols and Blue Tuesday , Venue:  Clark Lake Golf Course Summer Concert Series 6-9pm, Clark Lake, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Martila and Gee-Q, Venue:  Chromatic Lounge, Motor City Casino, Detroit, MI 5:15pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-3...Frog and the Beeftones, Venue:  Eaton Rapids Amphitheater, Eaton Rapids, MI 7-10pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-4...Lansing Concert Band, Venue:  Riverfront Park, 2016 Lansing Parks and Recreation Summer Concert Series, 7pm, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-5... Root Doctor featuring Freddie Cunningham, Venue:  Rogue River Blues Series, Rockford, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Common Ground Music Festival, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-6...Toronzo Cannon, Venue:  Blues on the Mall, Rosa Park Circle, Grand Rapids, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Common Ground Music Festival, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫  Common Ground Music Festival, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫   Blue Water Ramblers, Venue:  St Johns in the Park, St Johns, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Patio Blues with Kathleen Mendoza Trio, Venue:  Waterfront Bar and grill, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

7-7... Common Ground Music Festival, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Common Ground Music Festival, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Karizma, Venue:  Holt’s Music in the Garden, Veterans Memorial Gardens, 7pm, Holt, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Grand Ledge Bums and Exit 86, Venue:  Grand Ledge Music in the Park, Bridge Street Plaza, Grand Ledge, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Life Support, Venue:  Mason Thursday Night Live, Ingham County Courthouse, Mason, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Big Boss Blues, Venue:  Canton Thursday Night Concert Series, Canton, MI.   7:30-9:00 ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ 5:00 – Jake Kershaw 5:50 – The Snyders 6:40 – Laura Rain & The Caesars 7:55 – Monkey Junk 9:15 – Groove Council 10:30 – All Star Blues Review, Venue:  Kalamazoo Blues Festival, Kalamazoo, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Smooth Daddy, Venue:  Artesian Wells, Cement City, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30 pm – 12:30a.m., Venue:  The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫   

7-8... An Evening with Laith Al-Saadi "Welcome Home Celebration of Music", Venue:  Michigan Theater, ANN ARBOR, MI 7-10:30pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Sea Cruisers, Venue:  East Lansing Concert Series, Corner Albert and M.A.C. East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Kev Nichols and Blue Tuesday Cherry Creek Winery,  Brooklyn, MI  6-9pm ♪ 🎹 🎸♫     5:00 – SWB 5:55 – Marci Linn Band 6:50 – Paul DesLauriers Band 8:30 – Karen Lovely 10:00 – Sugar Ray & The Bluetones 11:35 – The Hoopties, Venue:  Kalamazoo Blues Festival, Kalamazoo, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ The Rotations, Venue:  The Exchange, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Kathleen & the Bridge St Band, Venue:  Billy's Lounge, Grand Rapids, MI 9:30 -1:30am ♪ 🎹 🎸♫

July 9... Second Nature, Venue:  Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Common Ground Music Festival, Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Gemini, Venue:  East Lansing Concert Series, Corner Albert and M.A.C. East Lansing, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ The Switchbacks, Venue:  BLUEstage Club, 7pm, Napoleon, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ 12:05 – Blue Veins 1:00 – Amaze & Blue 1:55 – Barrelhouse Catts 2:50 – Steve Hilger Band 3:45 – James Reeser 4:40 – Kev Nichols & Blue Tuesday 5:35 – Bex Marshall 6:55 – The Jimmy’s 8:25 – Cash Box Kings 10:05 – Royal Southern Brotherhood 11:45 – Big Trouble, Venue:  Kalamazoo Blues Festival Kalamazoo, 4:40pm, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫ Frog and the Beeftones, Venue:  Adrian Eagles, Adrian, MI ♪ 🎹 🎸♫