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2015 Midway Tavern Calendar

COVER CHARGE applies to the Dance Hall.  NO COVER (unless noted) applies to Bar Area where you can enjoy your favorite beverage, pool and darts. Smoking is permitted in both areas unless noted otherwise.

ATM ON PREMISE!

NOTE: Entertainment calendar subject to errors, omissions, revisions or cancellations. "Open" dates usually book, but may not appear on this calendar.

 

RESERVATIONS & EVENT DETAILS

 (574) 255.0458 after 5:00 pm

      

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MAR 14 - SAT

Elwood Splinters Blues Band at The Midway Tavern, Mishawaka, IN



ELWOOD SPLINTERS BLUES BAND - Everything from traditional to contemporary blues, plus quite a few well-received originals by Paul Thode and the rest of the band. The Elwoods are known to be funky, get down, high-energy performers. They believe that everyone should be part of the show.... And understand the universal message of the Blues.  9 pm. Cover $ 7.00.

NO-Smoking (Dance Hall only)

MAR 15 - SUN

Chris O'Leary Band performs at Midway Tavern

 
CHRIS O'LEARY BAND - O'Leary's musical background includes lead singer and front man for Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and Grammy Award-winner Levon Helm's band, The Barnburners. During the six years that O'Leary and Helm played together, they toured the United States and Canada.

He also has performed with Rolling Stones sideman Bobby Keys, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Jeff Healy, Albert Lee, Dave Edmunds and James Cotton, as well as recorded with Bill Perry and Hubert Sumlin, among others.

The Chris O'Leary Band's debut CD, "Mr. Used to Be," was been nominated for best new artist at the 2011 American Blues Music Awards and Blues Blast Magazine.

7:30 pm... cover Only $ 8.00

Reservations accepted! 255-0458 after 5 pm

MAR 20 - FRI

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VEROLLA SHOOTS p l u s OPEN BAND

9:00p, $TBA cover


MAR 21 - SAT

Billy "Stix" Nicks and The Motown Machine

 
BILLY "STIX" NICKS and the MOTOWN MACHINE - All the great hits from Motown's Golden Era featuring the fantastic vocals of Terry Austin, Chandra Williams. Billy, the drummer with Motown Records' "Jr. Walker and the Allstars" will keep the dance floor packed all night with that driving Motown beat! You can't have more fun in public than this! 9:00 p, $10

MAR 27 - FRI

Big Boss Blues Band

 
BIG BOSS BLUES BAND  ~ brings big sound and boasts a resume unlike any other on West Michigan’s blues scene. For decades, Charles “River City Slim” Schantz has ignited audiences with his impeccable guitar work, inspired by post-war Chicago blues, time spent in the Windy City, and stints with Roberta Bradley, Backbone, and others!   Audio Clips

Start time: 9:00 pm, Cover only $tba 

MAR 28 - SAT

Delusions of Granger at the Midway Tavern



DELUSIONS of GRANGER - this lively local group plays Classic Rock & Roll that spans the 60's -80's!  Band members include physicians, a Notre Dame professor, and a financial planner! 

NON-SMOKING throughout / Bar & Dance Hall. 8:00p, Cover only $ TBA
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APR 4 - SAT SHARON LEWIS & TEXAS FIRE Band
 
SHARON LEWIS & TEXAS FIRE BAND - Sharon Lewis has entrenched her status as one of Chicago’s true Blues Divas since her blues/rock band called Under The Gun premiered at Buddy Guy's Legends in the early 90's. Her CD, The Real Deal, released in October 2011, has been greeted with rave reviews to further solidify her Diva status.   9:00 pm, cover $TBA

Reservations: After 5 pm call... 574-255-0458.

APR 11 - SAT Lil Frank & the Premiers w/ Billy Stewart
Barrelhouse Chuck at the Midway Tavern
 
LIL FRANK & THE PREMIERS with very S p e c i a l  guest BARRELHOUSE CHUCK!!!! - The banner for live music, mixing original songs in the great genres of the American Roots Music Masters: Blues, Swing, New Orleans R+B, Memphis ’60s Soul, Rockabilly, Surf, Tex-Mex, and more. What sets these musicians apart from the ordinary is each has separately and collectively served musical apprenticeships with the very generation of original artists that created this vital music from the 1930s through the ’70s.

9:00 PM Cover $TBA

APR 17 - FRI JUNIOR AND THE iGNITERS
 
JUNIOR & the IGNITERS - R&R, Rockabilly, Blues and More! Junior and the Igniters is well established in the blues community and quickly become one of Northern Indiana’s favorite blues bands.

9:00 PM Cover $ 6.00

APR 18 - SAT

Jazz Band

 
JAZZ BAND - Mr. Leather  

Start time: 8:00 pm 

APR 19 - SUN

Jimmy Thackery and the Drivers

 
JIMMY THACKERY & the DRIVERS - Jimmy always unleashes an intense volley of rockin' blues guitar guaranteed to leave you emotionally spent! His double edged guitar dynamics allow him to fire off tracer missiles, bend a note so it will fit under a limbo bar, run off dive bomber riffs, and find space within the trembling of one stinging note.

7:30 pm, Cover $10  

APR 24 - FRI

LAURA RAIN & the CAESAR live from Detroit

 
LAURA RAIN & the CAESARS Live from Detroit! Detroit’s Laura Rain and the Caesars seem to have internalized everything good about blues, R&B, funk, and soul, and in the process created something smart and soulful of their own: a retro modern vision of soul and blues music, immediately familiar yet completely fresh.

"THE BAND IS HOT, the arrangements first-rate, but you  won't believe LAURA RAIN" - Tom Hyslop

9:00 pm, $8 cover 

APR 25 - SAT

Billy "Stix" Nicks and The Motown Machine

 
BILLY "STIX" NICKS and the MOTOWN MACHINE - All the great hits from Motown's Golden Era featuring the fantastic vocals of Terry Austin, Chandra Williams. Billy, the drummer with Motown Records' "Jr. Walker and the Allstars" will keep the dance floor packed all night with that driving Motown beat! You can't have more fun in public than this! 9:00 p, $10
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MAY 1 - FRI

Cash Box Kings band at the Midway Tavern

 
CASH BOX KINGS Bands - CD Release Party! - Cash Box Kings' Black Toppin' named one of the '10 Best Blues Recordings of 2013' by Apple iTunes

Start time: 9:00 pm, Cover TBA 

For Reservations call 255-0458 after 5 pm

MAY 2 - SAT

WAYNE SHARP & THE SHARPSHOOTERS BAND

 
WAYNE SHARP & THE SHARPSHOOTERS BAND  - formerly with Michael "Iron Man" Burks - Click link and checkout his amazing videos!!!

Start time: 9:00 pm, $10 

MAY 06 - WED

Davina and the Vagabounds at the Midway Tavern

 
DAVINA & The VAGABONDS band - Returns to the MIDWAY... Not to be missed!!!

Known in The Twin Cities of Minnesota as being the busiest band in town; because of their hard-working professionalism, high energy stage performance, and original sound.     7:30 PM Cover $ TBA 

Reservations: 255-0458 after 5 pm

MAY 9  - SAT Rockin' Johnny Burgin Band
 
ROCKin' JOHNNY BURGIN BAND from Chicago. If you like the sound of the classic West Side Chicago Blues guitar slingers, you'll love "More Real Folk Blues" from The Rockin' Johnny Band!  - 9:00 PM Cover $ TBA

MAY 10 - SUN

BEX MARSHALL at Midway Tavern

 
BEX MARSHALL Band - form LONDON. DON'T MISS... this award-winning UK British blues artist's unique style of guitar playing is a combined technique of slide, blues rock, ragtime and roots pickin’. Her voice is a powerful melting pot of old black woman’s heartache and rock diva soul.

Start time: 7:30 pm, cover $ TBA

MAY 16 - SAT

Elwood Splinters Blues Band at The Midway Tavern, Mishawaka, IN



ELWOOD SPLINTERS BLUES BAND - Everything from traditional to contemporary blues, plus quite a few well-received originals by Paul Thode and the rest of the band. The Elwoods are known to be funky, get down, high-energy performers. They believe that everyone should be part of the show.... And understand the universal message of the Blues.  9 pm. Cover $ 7.00.

NO-Smoking (Dance Hall only)

MAY 29 - FRI

SUGAR BLUE Band

 
SUGAR BLUE BAND from Illinois - Grammy award Winning harmonica virtuso Sugar Blue is a world spirit...he's traveling the outer edges, pulling in inspiration like a soulful sponge, turning those thoughts and sounds into 21st century blues.

Start time: 9:00 pm, $10 cover 

MAY 30 - SAT Darryl Buchanan
 
DARRYL BUCHANAN - SOUL & BLUES!  Darryl was discovered and recruited by Motown's legendary sax man Jr. Walker. Darryl's involvement with Jr. Walker included touring the United States, Canada and Europe. While on tour, Darryl became Walker's opening act. His musical talents and stage persona has earned him popularity with diverse crowds worldwide. 9:30 PM Cover $ 10
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JUN 6 - SATBruce Kats





BRUCE KATZ & BAND
... from New York. A total screamer on the Hammond B-3 organ! (See Info)  9:00 pm. $10

JUN 13 - SAT

CHRIS ANTONIK BAND at Midway Tavern Calendar

 
CHRIS ANTONIK BAND - TORONTO-based blues guitarist, singer and songwriter Chris Antonik arrived onto the National and International blues scene in 2010, with his self-titled debut album which received widespread critical acclaim, placed in the Roots Music Report Top 100 charts for over a year, and garnered Antonik a nomination for Best New Artist of the Year at Canada’s national Maple Blues Awards.

9:00p, $$TBA cover


JUN 19 - FRI JUNIOR AND THE iGNITERS
 
JUNIOR & the IGNITERS - R&R, Rockabilly, Blues and More! Junior and the Igniters is well established in the blues community and quickly become one of Northern Indiana’s favorite blues bands.

9:00 PM Cover $ 6.00

JUN 24 - WED

VICTOR WAINWRIGHT Band

 
VICTOR WAINWRIGHT - with one of the tightest smokn' bands... THE WILD ROOTS from Memphis!  Powerhouse Blues, Memphis Soul, R & R, and Big Soul sounds. Multi-year winner of Pine Top Perkins Piano Player Award at the BMA’s. DON'T MISS Victor's honky-tonk and boogie with a dose of rolling thunder!!!

Start time: 7:30 pm 
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JUL 18 - SAT

Moveable Types at the Midway Dancehall!



MOVEABLE TYPES - an Indie Rock band based out of South Bend/Mishawaka. Originals & covers. 

Start Time: 9:00p, Cover $ TBA

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