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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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Capital Area Blues Society

Center Stage at the Gem Theater


blues man

 

SCHEDULES IN AND AROUND THE AREA. Use at own risk!

Please Note: Schedules Updated Frequently. These listings are courtesy publications and may change at any time. Please contact the artist or venue to confirm dates. We are not responsible for any incorrect listings.

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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 our discretion.

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1-17... Savoy Brown@ Franke Center, Marshall, MI | Rob Lutes at Pumphouse Concerts, East Lansing, MI | Jeff Shoup and Friends at the Exchange, Lansing, MI | Karaoke Kartel at Green Door, LANSING, MI | Jazz Thursdays at UrbanBeat Event Center, Lansing, MI |

1-18... Chris Canas Band at Moriarty’s Pub, Lansing, MI | Avon Bomb at The Exchange, Lansing, MI | Frog and the Beeftones at VFW 701, Lansing, MI | Jimmy G and the Capitols with Kidd Cincinnati at at The Unicorn, Lansing, MI | Miranda and the M 80’s at Green Door, Lansing, MI | Avon Bomb at The Exchange, Lansing, MI | James Reeser and Backset Drivers at Sandbar Saloon, Saugatuck, MI 9:30 -1:30 Am | Slim Nichols Live at Jackson Coffee Company, Jackson, MI | Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials  @ Callahan’s, Auburn Hills, MI | James Reeser & the Backseat Drivers 9:30pm @ the Sandbar Saloon

1-19...Out of Favor Boys at The Dock at Bayview Gardens, Richland, MI  | Roux at Green Door, Lansing, MI | Avon Bomb at The Exchange, Lansing, MI |  Toronzo Cannon, Chicago based bluesman at The BLUEStage Club,  Brooklyn, Michigan | Big Boss Band Trio at Castle Brewing Company, Greenville, MI | James Reeser and Backset Drivers at Sandbar Saloon, Saugatuck, MI 9:30 -1:30 Am  | Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials  @ Callahan’s, Auburn Hills, MI | James Reeser & the Backseat Drivers 9:30pm @ the Sandbar Saloon

1-20...Detroit Blues Society presents Road to Memphis Fundraiser 2-6 PM, Token Lounge, Westland,  MI | CABS Beale Street Sendoff at The Green Door, Lansing, MI 4-8 PM  | Beale Street Send-off is at Green Door. Doors open at 3 with music 4-8pm, featuring Cash O'Riley, James Reeser and the Backseat Drivers, more bands TBA. $10 at the door, Lansing, MI |

1-21... Keith Minaya and Travis Libby Acoustic Live! At The Exchange, Lansing, MI | Frogs Big Funky Blues Jam at Green Door, Lansing, MI

1-22... International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN | DJ Trivia at Green Door, LANSING, MI | Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI |

1-23... International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN | Blue Wednesday with Good Cookies Band at The Exchange, LANSING, MI  | Johnny D Blues Jam at Green Door, LANSING, MI  | Open Mic w/Jen Sygit at Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, LANSING, MI 

1-24...89th Key at Unicorn Tavern, Lansing, MI | International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN | Jeff Shoup and Friends at the Exchange, Lansing, MI | Karaoke Kartel at Green Door, LANSING, MI | Jazz Thursdays at UrbanBeat Event Center, Lansing, MI |

1-25-19... Chris Canas Band at Gem Theater 7 – 11 PM, St Louis, MI | Frog and the Beeftones at Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI | Out of Favor Boys 3 at the Beacon Club, Portage, MI | International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN | Star Farm at Green Door, Lansing, MI | Gem Theater 2019 Winter Blues Series with Chris Canas Band, St Louis, MI |

1-26... Frog and the Beeftones at Center Stage, Lansing, MI | Out of Favor Boys 3 at the Beacon Club, Portage, MI | International Blues Challenge in Memphis, TN | Jimmy G and the Capitols feat. Kidd Cincinnati, Owosso Eagles Lodge, Owosso, MI Star Farm at Green Door, Lansing, MI | Kevin Nichols and Blue Tuesday Hosts Blues Jam at Michigan Theater of Jackson, Jackson, MI |

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1-28... Keith Minaya and Travis Libby Acoustic Live! At The Exchange, Lansing, MI | Frogs Big Funky Blues Jam at Green Door, Lansing, MI

1-29... DJ Trivia at Green Door, LANSING, MI | Jazz Tuesdays at Moriarty’s, Lansing, MI |

1-30...Lindsay Beaver wsg Hank Mowery and the Hawktones at Tip Top Deluxe Bar, Grand Rapids, MI | Blue Wednesday with Good Cookies Band at The Exchange, LANSING, MI  | Johnny D Blues Jam at Green Door, LANSING, MI  | Open Mic w/Jen Sygit at Moriarty’s Pub, 9-12 midnight, LANSING, MI |  Frog and Kathy Ford at Reno’s East, East Lansing, MI

1-31... Jeff Shoup and Friends at the Exchange, Lansing, MI | Karaoke Kartel at Green Door, LANSING, MI | Jazz Thursdays at UrbanBeat Event Center, Lansing, MI | Frog and Kathy Ford at Sir Pizza, Old Town, Lansing, Mi |

2-1...The Hot Mess at Green Door, Lansing, MI |

2-2...Frog and the Beeftones at Bath Wildlife Center, Bath MI |

2-3... James Reeser and Backset Drivers at Sandbar Saloon, Saugatuck, MI 9:30 -1:30 Am