blues man
 

"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


Lookin' In

"Lookin' In "


"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.

 

Friends and Associates:

Capital Area Blues Society

Center Stage at the Gem Theater


 

Thur May 16... Harper and Midwest Kind at 9pm - Founders - Grand Rapids, MI | Jeff Shoup and Friends at the Exchange, Lansing, MI | Karaoke at Green Door, LANSING, MI | DJ Clarinet Live at South Lansing Farmers' Market 4-6 PM, Lansing, MI |  Jo Serrapere & the Willie Dunns at Moriarty's, Lansing, MI |

5-17...Deacon Earl at Green Door (patio), Lansing, MI | Avon Bomb At The Exchange, Lansing, MI | 517 Soul Play at The Green Door, Lansing, MI | Gina Garner Band wsg Frog at Unicorn, Lansing, MI | Circuit Band at UrbanBeat, Lansing, MI |

5-18... Jimmy G and the Capitols featuring Kidd Cincinnati at Happy Hour Bar 8-12 PM Bannister, MI | Out of Favor Boys 3 at Webster’s Prime, Kalamazoo, MI | Avon Bomb At The Exchange, Lansing, MI | Miranda and the M 80’s at The Green Door, Lansing, MI | Frog and the Beeftones at Unicorn, Lansing, MI | JoAnn Shaw at Token Lounge, Westland, MI | Napoleon H.S. Band Disney Competition Fundraiser 7pm @ BLUEStage Club, Napoleon MI | DJ Clarinet Live at Meridian Farmers' Market, 10 Am – 12 PM, Okemos, MI | Harper and Midwest Kind at Arpeggio, Ostego MI |

5-19... ”Spring Thing” A concert at  Holt Christian Church, 11 am to 4 pm Sea Cruisers , Barons of Brass, Root Doctor (3 pm) and more, 2424 Washington Rd, Lansing, MI | CABS BLUES BRAWL at Green Door, Lansing, MI |  WMBS Blues International Competition w/Cash O’Reily Band, Kathleen & the Bridge Street Band, Harry Lucas, The Strapping Owls & Joe Johnson & the Bluebacks 2pm @ Billy’s Lounge, Grand Rapids, MI

5-20... Frogs Big Funky Blues Jam at Green Door, Lansing, MI | Keith Minaya and Travis Libby Acoustic Live! At The Exchange, Lansing, MI |

5-21... DJ Trivia at Green Door, LANSING, MI | Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI | Blues/Rock Jam w/TC & the Roadmasters 7pm @ BLUEStage Club, Napoleon MI

5-22... Blue Wednesday with Good Cookies Band at The Exchange, LANSING, MI |  Open Mic w/Jen Sygit at Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, LANSING, MI  | Greg Nagy wsg Rachel Nagy 5:30pm @ Potter's Lounge, Four Points Sheraton, Kalamazoo MI |

5-23... Deacon Earl at South Lansing Farmers Market, Lansing, MI | Jeff Shoup and Friends at the Exchange, Lansing, MI | Karaoke at Green Door, LANSING, MI

5-24...Be Kind, Rewind at The Exchange, Lansing, MI | Frog and the Beeftones at VFW 701, Lansing, MI |

5-25... Jimmy G and the Capitols at Unicorn Lounge, Lansing, MI | Mike Espy Group at Beale Street BBQ, Fenton, MI | Be Kind, Rewind At The Exchange, Lansing, MI | Green Door Closed | Spees and Frog at Greenville, MI |

5-26...Green Door Closed

5-27... Frogs Big Funky Blues Jam at Green Door, Lansing, MI | Keith Minaya and Travis Libby Acoustic Live! At The Exchange, Lansing, MI | Green Door Closed

5-28... DJ Trivia at Green Door, LANSING, MI | Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI

5-29... Deacon Earl at Allen farmers Market, Lansing, MI | Blue Wednesday with Good Cookies Band at The Exchange, LANSING, MI |  Open Mic w/Jen Sygit at Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, LANSING, MI 

5-30... Jeff Shoup and Friends at the Exchange, Lansing, MI | Karaoke at Green Door, LANSING, MI

5-31... Jimmy G and the Capitols featuring Kidd Cincinnati 9 PM · Unicorn Lounge · Lansing, MI | Steppin' In It w/ May Erlewine & The Motivations - Beer Garden, 8 PM · Bell's Eccentric Café · Kalamazoo, M| | Out of Favor Boys at “Bourbon, Bacon, and Blues Festival, Sturgis, MI | Fragment of Sol at The Green Door, Lansing, MI | Rotations at The Exchange, Lansing, MI

6-1...Eliza Neals and the Narcotics at Token Lounge, Westland, MI | The Further Adventures of FatBoy and JiveTurkey at UrbanBeat, Old Town Lansing, MI |

6-2... James Reeser and Backseat Drivers at The Strand Brewery and Grill 93415 County Road 690, Dowagiac, Michigan