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.

 

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Capital Area Blues Society

Center Stage at the Gem Theater


 

7-18...Root Doctor and Monte Pride at Grand Ledge Music in the Park, Jaycee Park, Grand Ledge, MI | Papa Chubby at Token Lounge, Westland, MI  | Out of Favor Boys 3 at The Dock at Bayview Gardens, Richland, MI | Mike and Mike Blues Duo at Andy’s Place, Holly, MI Will be appearing every Thursday after 7-4-19 | Kara at Green Door, Lansing, MI | Lisa Smith and Something Wicked at URBANbeat, Old Town, Lansing, MI | OFB3 @ The Dock at Bayview, Bike Night, Richland MI | Out of Favor Boys @ Tantrick Brewing, Allegan MI | Music in the Garden  with The Dangling Participles at Veterans Memorial Gardens, Holt. MI |

7-19... Grady Hall and the Disciples of Funk at URBANbeat, Old Town, MI | Orquesta Ritmo at East Lansing Summer Concert Series, Ann St .Plaza, East Lansing, MI | Brenda Loomis Band at Point Lake Tavern, Jackson, MI | Frog and the Beeftones at Flannigan’s, Grand Rapids, MI | Stan Budzynski and 3rd Degree at Waterfront Bar and Grill, Lansing, MI | From Big Sur at Green Door, Lansing, MI |

July 20... James Reeser and Backseat Drivers at 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM The Strand Brewery and Grill 93415 County Road 690, Dowagiac, Michigan | Out of Favor Boys  at Tantrick Brewing, Allegan, MI | Jimmy G and the Capitols at Men Making A Difference, Benjamin Park, Lansing, MI  3-4 | Jimmy G and the Capitols at Mulliken Roadhouse, Mulliken, MI 9-1 am  #2 event |  Frog and the Beeftones at The Alibi, St Johns, MI | Orquesta Ritmo 3 – 5 Pm and Rotations 5 – 7 PM at Tacos and Tequila, Home Stryker Field, Kalamazoo, MI | Devil Elvis at Unicorn Lounge, Lansing, MI |

7-21... Deacon Earl at East Lansing Farmers Market 12 PM – 2 PM, 280 Valley Court, East Lansing, MI | Jazz & Mead Festival Hosted by Sandhill Crane Vineyards and The John Patrick Peters Band at Jackson, MI |

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7-23... DJ Trivia at Green Door, LANSING, MI | Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI | Root Doctor at Summer Music Series, Eastwood Town Center, Lansing, MI |

7-24... Koch Marshall Trio at Token Lounge, Westland, MI |    7-25...The Frog King and Tim Williams at Grand Ledge Music in the Park, Jaycee Park, Grand Ledge, MI | Brenda Loomis Band At Charlotte in the Concert Square, Charlotte, MI 6 – 8 PM | Gary Hoey at Token Lounge, Westland, MI | Karoke at Green Door, Lansing, MI | Out of Favor Boys 3 at Fenn Valley Winery, Fennville, MI |

7-25… Mike and Mike Blues Duo at Andy’s Place, Holly, MI Will be appearing every Thursday after 7-4-19 | Frog King and Tim Williams at Grand Ledge Music in the Park, Jaycee Park, Grand Ledge, MI | Brenda Loomis Band at Charlotte in the Square, Charlotte, MI 6 – 8 PM | Gary Hoey at Token Lounge, Westland, MI | Karaoke at Green Door, Lansing, MI |  Frog and the Beeftones at The Score, Grand Rapids, MI |

JULY 26... John Mayall with Carolyn Wonderland and Larry McCray at Token Lounge, Westland, MI | James Reeser and Backseat Drivers at 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM Riverbank Music Series 100 East Main Street, Middleville, MI | Abbey Road 2.0 at URBANbeat, Old Town Lansing, MI | Funky Friday with Grady Hall and the Disciples of Funk at The Green Door, Lansing, MI | Orquesta Ritmo at Cleats Food Truck Festival 5801 N. Aurelius, Holt, MI 6 – 10 PM | Mike Epsy Group with Jeff Thompson on Harp at Beale Street BBQ, Fenton, MI 7-10 PM | Paddlebots at East Lansing Summer Concert Series, Ann St .Plaza, East Lansing, MI | Frog and the Beeftones at Lake Lansing Bandshell, Haslett, MI |

7-27...John Mayall wsg Larry McCray at Arbeitoer Hall, Bay City, MI | Out of Favor Boys 3 at Kalamazoo Sidewalk, Sales, Kalamazoo, MI | Out of Favor Boys at Sin City MC Pig Roast, Kalamazoo, MI | Rotations at Green Door, Lansing, MI | Frog and the Beeftones at Center Stage, Lansing, MI

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7-29...D.J. Clarinet at The Spotted Goat at Eastern Ingham Farmers Market noon-2:00, Williamston, MI |

7-30... DJ Trivia at Green Door, LANSING, MI | Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI | Don Middleburg and The Pearl Divers at Summer Music Series, Eastwood Town Center, Lansing, MI |

7-31...D.J. Clarinet Meridian at Farmers Market 11:00AM-1:00PM, Okemos, MI

8-1...Tell Yo Mama  & Keegan Jacko at Grand Ledge Music in the Park, Jaycee Park, Grand Ledge, MI | Mike and Mike Blues Duo at Andy’s Place, Holly, MI Will be appearing every Thursday after 7-4-19 | Music in the Garden  with Root Doctor at Veterans Memorial Gardens · Holt, MI | 7:00-8:30 UrbanBeat  Brazilian Bossa Duo 9:00-10:30  UrbanBeat Emma Aboukasm  at Old Town Jazz Festival in Old Town Lansing, MI

8-2... James Reeser and Backseat Drivers at 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM Rollin' on the River Riverfront Plaza, Allegan, MI | Brenda Loomis Band at Gladwin Fairgrounds, Gladwin, MI | Amy Perry at East Lansing Summer Concert Series, Ann St .Plaza, East Lansing, MI |  Turnaround Lounge  :  6:00 –  6:30      Nate Borton Quartet 7:45 – 8:15 Set 2, 9:30 – 10:00 Set 3 UrbanBeat  (1213 Turner St. ) : 6:00 – 10:00 Brazilian Bossa Duo (Afterglow Party) 10:45 – 2:00 am   The Mighty Funhouse South Turner Street Stage : 6:30-7:45 Diego Rivera Quartet 8:15-9:30 Planet D Nonet 10:00-11:00 Atomic Boogaloo 10:45-2:00am   Afterglow at UrbanBeat at Old Town Jazz Festival in Old Town Lansing, MI | Deacon Earl at Green Door Patio, Lansing. MI |

8-3...14th Annual I Chew the Blues Fest at Mojo Winghouse, Davidson, MI noon – 11 PM | Marcus King Band wsg Bishop Green at Birch Run Speedway, Tittabawassee Township Park Freeland, MI | Turnaround Lounge: 4:00-4:30      Botala 5:30-6:00  Set 2 7:30-8:00 Set 3   9:30-10:00 Set 4UrbanBeat  (1213 Turner St. ) : 2:00 – 3:30  HappenStance with Tony Viviano 5:30 – 6:30 Margarita Fava 7:30 – 8:30 Brazilian Bossa Duo 9:00 – 10:00 Margarita Fava (Afterglow Party) 10:45 – 2:00 am  Lawrence ‘Lo’ Leathers Tribute South Turner Street Stage: 3:00-3:45 JAMM Scholarship Band (Jazz Alliance of Mid-Michigan) 4:30-5:30 Moonduck 6:00-7:30 Andrew Speight 8:00-9:30 Gayelynn McKinney 10:00-11:00 Kevin Jones & Tenth World 10:45-2:00am Afterglow at UrbanBeat at  Old Town Jazz Festival in Old Town Lansing, MI | Deacon Earl, Wendell B, Eddie Robinson at Causeway Bay Hotel, Lansing, MI  8 PM | James Reeser and Backseat Drivers Album Release Party at Corner Record Shop, Grandville, MI |

8-4...Captain Tony’s Band at Stober’s, Lansing, MI | James Reeser and Backseat Drivers Album Release Party at Sandbar Saloon, Saugatuck, MI |

8-5... Twyla Birdsong at Blues at the Bohm, Albion, MI |

8-6... Brenda Loomis Band at East Town Center, Lansing, MI |