BluesFest 2017 Schedule
Lansing, Michigan

As bios become available, clicking a performer’s name will take you directly to their page for more info.

Friday, Sept 15, 2017

5:00-6:00 Frog & the Beeftones
South Stage

6:00-7:00 Jim Shaneberger Band
North Stage

7:00-8:30 Greg Nagy with special guests Ray Goodman & Rachel Nagy
South Stage

8:30-9:30 War and Treaty
North Stage

9:30-11:00 Karen Lovely
South Stage

Saturday, Sept 16, 2017

2:00-2:45 Erich Goebel & The Flying Crowbars
South Stage

3:00-3:45 Slim Nichols & Mike Crupi
South Stage / Blues Brawl Winners-Duo

4:00-5:00 Gina Garner & Calling Dr Howard
North Stage / Blues Brawl Winners-BAND

5:00-6:00 Maggie McCabe Band
South Stage

6:00-7:00 Twyla Birdsong
North Stage

7:00-8:30 Groove Council
South Stage

8:30-9:30 Chris Canas Band
North Stage

9:30-11:00 Lil’ Ed and The Blues Imperials
South Stage

(North end of Turner Street across from Dodge River Drive)

1:00-5:00 Broad Art Museum – Art Projects

1:00-5:00 Capital Area District Library – Art Projects

1:00-5:00 Bob Wilson – Electric guitar mentor

1:00-5:00 Josh Wilson- Electric bass mentor

1:00-5:00 Community Music School – Petting zoo – Woodwinds/brass

For other KidzBeat activities, click here.

Workshop – MICA Gallery, 1210 Turner St.

2:00-2:45 Harmonica for Kids – Andy Wilson


Performers and schedule are subject to change.

The 2017 BluesFest is not accepting additional band submissions. Performers are invited to email a submission beginning in October to be considered for next years event. Click here for more information.

To view lists of performers from the years 2002 through 2016, click here. Recent years offer band bios by clicking on their name.