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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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1-30...Global Village, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Joel Mabus, Anne Hills, Mark Dvorak, and Frank Youngman, Venue: Ten Pound Fiddle, Hannah Community Center, East Lansing, MI 8pm ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Greg Nagy CD Release Party  , Venue: Tip Top Deluxe Bar & Grill, Grand Rapids, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Acme Jam Company, Venue: The Unicorn, 9-1am, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 2015 Ferndale Blues & Music Festival, Venue: Various Venues, go to: http://www.ferndalebluesfestival.org/    ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Martilla Sanders and Gee Q, Venue: The Warehouse, Battle Creek, MI

1-31...Acme Jam Company, Venue: The Unicorn, 9-1am, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Good Cookies, Venue: Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Sloan , Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Kathleen and Bridge Street Trio, Venue: Fabiano’s River House Grill, Portland, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Children’s Concert with Mark Dvoak, Venue: Hannah Community Center, East Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ John Patrick Peters 8-11pm, Venue: Pleasant Lake Pub, Pleasant Lake, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 2015 Ferndale Blues & Music Festival, Venue: Various Venues, go to: http://www.ferndalebluesfestival.org/  

2-1... Sunday Funday, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

2-2... Song Jam! Six Weeks with Jen Sygit workshop ($25 for each session) 05:30 pm - 6:30 pm "Songs of Paul Simon, Venue: Elderly Instruments, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Spoonful, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

2-3... Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Dagwood’s, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄D J Trivia and Scratch Pilots, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

2-4...JoAnne Shaw Taylor, Venue: Callahan’s Music Hall, Auburn Hill, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Good Cookies 8-12 midnight, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Thornetta Sings the Blues 4pm, Venue: Lansing Community College, Lansing MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

2-5... Skory Oke Open Mic with Mike Skory, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI 8pm – 12 ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 2015 Ferndale Blues & Music Festival, Venue: Various Venues, go to: http://www.ferndalebluesfestival.org   ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30p.m. – 12:30a.m., Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

2-6...Mississippi Heat, Venue: Callahan’s Music Hall, Auburn Hills, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ John Gorka, Venue: Unitarian Universalists Church, East Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Acme Jam, Venue: Reno’s West 8-12, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Soulstice, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

2-7... The Matt Besey Band with Harper and Midwest Kind, Venue: Winter Blues Fest, Franke Center for the Arts and Marshall Civic Center, Marshall, MI 7pm ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Sonny Moorman, Venue: Callahan’s Music Hall, Auburn Hills, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Kenny Parker Band, Venue: Winter Blues Series, 8pm, Gem Theater, St Louis, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Rotations, Venue: Green door, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Big Boss Blues, Venue: Saugatuck Brewing: Trio gig, Saugatuck, 6:30 to 10:30PM ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Fragment of Soul, Venue: Knob Hill, Dewitt, MI

2-8... Stan Budzynski and 3rd Degree, Martilla Sanders & Gee Q , Venue: Second Sunday Blues Series, Shakespeare’s Pub, Kalamazoo, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Wally Pleasant wsg Harmonica Buzz, Venue: Grand Ledge Opera House, Grand Ledge, MI 3pm tickets $8.00 advance, $10 day of show ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Greg Nagy, Tad Robinson and more, Venue: Scotter’s Bar and Grill, Flint, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Thornetta Davis and LCC Jazz Quartet Free Concert, Venue: Lansing Community College, Lansing, MI 2pm ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Big Boss Blues, Venue: Presbyterian Church Concert Series, Allegan, MI  5-6pm ► ♪♫♪ ◄ 6th Annual JAMM Tribute Concert, Venue: Troppo, 3-6pm, Lansing, MI Txts: $45 VIP, $20 general Admission & $10 students ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Love Lansing Charity Party followed by Comedy Night, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

2-9... Song Jam! Six Weeks with Jen Sygit workshop ($25 for each session) 05:30 pm - 6:30 pm Love Songs for Valentine’s Day, Venue: Elderly Instruments, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Spoonful, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

2-10... Open Mic w/Jen Sygit, Venue: Dagwood’s, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ D J Trivia and Scratch Pilots, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

2-11... Good Cookies 8-12 midnight, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Johnny D Blues Jam, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI |

2-12... Skory Oke Open Mic with Mike Skory, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI 8pm – 12 ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Frog & The Beeftones Jam 8:30p.m. – 12:30a.m., Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Karaoke Kraze, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

2-13... Kathleen and Bridge Street Band, Venue: Billy’s Lounge, Grand Rapids, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ James Hill and Anne Janelle, Venue: Community Music School, East Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Big Boss Blues, Venue: The Union Cabaret & Grill,  Kalamazoo, MI 9:00 to 1:00 ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Smooth Daddy 9pm, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Rotations, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Acme Jam, Venue: Reno’s East  8-12, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Beats ‘N Angles, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

2-14... Kathleen and Bridge Street Band, Venue: Moriarty's Pub, 9-1, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Kinsey Report, Venue: Callahan’s Music Hall, Auburn Hills, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Thornetta Davis, Venue: Huma Room, HopCat, Detroit, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Big Boss Blues Nick Finks, Venue:  Grand Rapids, MI 9:00 to 1:00 ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Soultown, Venue: Blue Gill Grill, Haslett, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄  Kev Nichols 7pm, Venue: Deck Down Under, Jerome, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Smooth Daddy 9pm, Venue: The Exchange, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Frog & The Beeftones, Venue: Jacks, 507 Cooper Street, Jackson, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Rotations, Venue: The Unicorn, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Star Farm, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

2-15... AMA Fundraiser and Comedy Night, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI

2-16... Song Jam! Six Weeks with Jen Sygit workshop ($25 for each session) 05:30 pm - 6:30 pm "There is No Place Like Home: Michigan Songwriters”, Venue: Elderly Instruments, Lansing, MI ► ♪♫♪ ◄ Spoonful, Venue: Green Door, Lansing, MI