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2017 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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DEC 2 - FRIBruce Kats





BRUCE KATZ & BAND
... from New York. A total screamer on the Hammond B-3 organ! (See Info) 

9:00 pm. $10

For Reservations call 255-0458 after 5 pm

DEC 3 - SAT

FINNCADE SHOW PRESENTS

 
FINNCADE SHOWS PRESENTS - DRIVEN w/ Specials Guests SEVEN REASONS and BEFORE The FALL -

SEE PROMO

Doors Open 8:00 PM, Show 9:00p, Cover $ 5.00

SMOKING RESTRICTED to Bar Area.

DEC 9 - FRI Darryl Buchanan
 
DARRYL BUCHANAN'S HOLIDAY - 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. 9:00 PM Cover $ 5.00

DEC 10 - SAT

PT & the Cruisers Band at The Midway Tavern, Mishawaka, IN



PT & the CRUISERS BAND -  9 pm. Cover $ 7.


DEC 16 - 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 $ 7.00

DEC 17 - SAT

LATER THAN NEVER

 
DART TEAM CHRISTMAS PARTY



DEC 31 - SAT

LATER THAN NEVER

 
FINNCADE SHOWS PRESENTS (See PROMO)

NEW YEARS "PUNK ROCK" EVE
featuring B.A. of SLOPPY SECONDS and performances by...

- THUNDERBOLT GREASE-SLAPPER
- THE BLACKLIST
- VIRGIN MOBILE METH LAB
- THE FUNCTIONAL CITIZENS

Doors open 8:00 / Show 9:00p, Cover $ 10
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JAN 14 - SAT Lil Frank & the Premiers w/ Billy Stewart

Junior and the Igniters

Detroit Mike


Promo

LIL FRANK featuring JUNIOR & the IGNITERS / Gabe Himes / Jake Carpenter *** Nothing but awesome happens when you combine two of the areas BEST rockabilly and blues acts together into on powerful supergrpoup! Lead by Grammy winning guitariet Little Frank, this quartette will have you moving to an incredible mixture of rockabilly and surf rock madness!!!!

Also making a brief appearence is DETROIT MIKE from Las Vegas!

You won't want to miss this rare event!

Click to view PLAYBILL


*** NO-Smoking (Dance Hall only) ***

Doors Open: 8:00 pm
Show Starts: 9:30 pm
Admission: $10

Reservations: The Midway at 255-0458 (after 5 pm) to reserve your seats... Today!

JAN 21 - SAT

Pack Party

 
PACK PARTY



JAN 27 - FRI

Ginger and Her Baked Goods



GINGER and HER BAKED GOODS - a group of seasoned musicians who have played all over the country. The band brings together an exciting blend of rock, jazz, and rock-a-billy sounds for a great performance!

Time 9:00 pm, $ TBA cover  / No smoking in Dance Hall.

JAN 28- SAT

Kelly Richey solo ... Live!
 

 
Experience KELLY RICHEY & the BAND!!!
- Kelly has been described as “Stevie Ray Vaughan trapped in a woman’s body with Janis Joplin screaming to get out.” That’s an apt appraisal of the Lexington, Kentucky native who’s been based in Cincinnati for many years. Richey has often been compared to such greats as Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan because of her ability to capture and entertain an audience with ripping guitar leads that both sing and astonish. Since establishing her own label, Sweet Lucy Records, Richey has released 11 albums and a live DVD. Checkout her CD... "SHAKEDOWN SOUL" by Kelly Richey

Buoyed by critical praise and fiercely loyal fans, Kelly Richey only performs a limited number of shows each year.  9:00pm / $ 10 cover

For Reservations call 255-0458 after 5 pm
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FEB 10 - FRI

Nick Moss and the Fliptops.

 
NICK MOSS and His Blues Band
from Chicago!  You'll find Chicago blues is synonymous with international touring and recording guitarist, Nick Moss. A musician of consummate skill, Nick fully understands the debt he owes his predecessors and how important it is to carry on tradition in an honorable fashion. 9:00 pm. $ 10 cover

Reservations accepted! 255-0458 after 5 pm

FEB 11 - FRI

DELUSIONS OF GRANDEUR

 
UNSCHEDULED
- Bands call 574-255-0458 after 5:00 pm.

Time 0:00 pm, cover $TBA



FEB 17 - FRI

In Crimson

Beauty Behind the Wreck

Lucid Lion


Promo

ROCK SHOW AT THE MIDWAY!

IN CRIMSON - blending hard driving melodic rock with acoustic and haunting vocal harmonies.abilly and surf rock madness!!!!

BEAUTY BEHIND THE WRECK - a collection of Northern Indiana's most seasoned and passionate musicians!

LUCID LIONS - Northern Indiana Alternative Rock band with mezmorizing vocals, stellar guitar riffs, and a rhytm section to die for, it's no wonder these guys are one of the most talked about indie bands in the Michiana scene. to miss this rare event!

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*** Smoking in Bar Area Only ***

Doors Open: 8:00 pm
Show Starts: 9:00 pm
Admission: $ 5.00


FEB 18 - SAT

KATY GUILLEN  and The GIRLS

 
KATY GUILLEN and The GIRLS have taken their vivacious brand of blues rock to stages across the globe.

Check out the REVIEWS!

Time 9:00 pm, cover $10.00



FEB 25 - SAT

Jason Ricci & the New Blood Band

 
JASON RICCI & BAND
from Nashville. Winner of the coveted “Muddy Waters Award” for most promising new talent. An absolutely exhilarating experience!!! Starts at 9:00 pm, cover $10

Reservations accepted! 255-0458 after 5 pm
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MAR 3 - FRI

LATER THAN NEVER


Promo

“Jimmi Zee and The Rain” entertains with a variety of sounds ranging from blues, rock, and pop music, moving people out of their seats to the dance floor “shaking the house. - heavy on southern rock style. The guitar player actually played with Lynyrd Skynyrd and Molly Hatchet, and our drummer (Richii) is a young guy who is phenomenal! Hope to see you there! down!”

Starts: 9:00pm, Admission $8.00 (or $5.00 with coupon available at the bar!)

MAR 4 - SAT

Rockin' Johnny Burgin & His Band

 
ROCKIN' JOHNNY BURGIN & His Band with Special Guest Lil Frank! - The Rockin' Johnny Band has been one of Chicago's most loved blues bands since 1995. Their music has been played on WXRT's "Local Anaesthetic" and "Blues Breakers" radio shows, the band has often been featured at The Chicago Blues Festival, and they regularly work in Chicagoland's best blues clubs such as Buddy Guy's Legends.

9:00 pm, $10 cover 

MAR 10 - FRI

Ginger and Her Baked Goods



GINGER and HER BAKED GOODS - a group of seasoned musicians who have played all over the country. The band brings together an exciting blend of rock, jazz, and rock-a-billy sounds for a great performance!

Time 9:00 pm, $ 5.00 cover  / No smoking in Dance Hall.

MAR 11 - SAT

UNLAWFUL AX

Resurrecting Alan

Magic Hat


Promo

TRIBUTE TO METAL GODS!

UNLAWFUL AX - channeling the almighty Metal Gods to bring you one of the best Classic Metal tributes you will ever hear! Get ready to sing along to Judas Priest! Iron Maiden! Queensryche! Dio! Metallica! Quiet Riot! And so many more!!!!!


With Special Guests...

RESURRECTING ALAN - Mishawaka, IN alternative rock!

MAGIC HAT - South Bend, IN melodic prog rock featuring former members of Visions!!

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*** Smoking in Bar Area Only ***

Doors Open: 8:00 pm
Show Starts: 9:00 pm
Admission: $ 5.00


MAR 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 $ 7.00

MAR 18 - SAT

CHICAGO KINGSNAKES

 
CHICAGO KINGSNAKES
- "On the ten songs on South Side Soul, The Chicago Kingsnakes deliver a soulful groove mixed in with some blues shouts, inviting us to get up and let our backbones slip as we make it to the dance floor." Reviewer Henry L. Carrigan, Jr/ Blues Blast Magazine.

Time 9:00 pm, cover $10.00



MAR 24 - FRI Sprint Fling PART 1


SPRING FLING (PART I) !!!

Tonight features San Diego's own, sax man Jonny Viau, Cincinnati's piano great Ricky Nye, Paul Ellis on the drums and multi instrumentalist, Gerry Hundt. Also don't forget Little Frank!

First night of the weekend will be celebrating Jonny Viau's 60th b-day and Little Frank's 40th.

Special guests including Tom Moore and Jeff Bickel!"

You won't want to miss the 1st Night of this 2-day event!!!

9:00 PM Cover $ 10.00

MAR 25 - SAT Moore Brothers CD Realse Party


SPRING FLING (PART II) !!!

Tonight TOM MOORE features an all-star lineup!!! RICKY NYE, George Bedard, Jonny Viau Jeff Bickel, Paul Ellen and Brad Beer!!!

The 2nd and final night of Spring Fling Weekend!!!!

9:00 PM Cover $ 10.00
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APR 1 SAT

Celebration of life for Bob Pfeiffer

 
R.I.P ..Join a CELEBRATION OF LIFE for "BOB" R.K. PFEIFFER who recently passed away. Bob was a former Rolling Stone Photographer. He was a blues singer till illness hurt his vocals.... all round super nice guy. He loved his blues, fine beers and he loved the Midway Tavern.

Bob's photograpy will be on display and there will be some photography for purchase as well.

Doors Open at 3:00 pm.

APR 15 SAT

Bill Fiinn

 
BILL FINN with SPECIAL BANDS.

9:00p, Cover $ 5.00

APR 21 - FRI

LATER THAN NEVER

 
ALTERED FIVE BLUES BAND - Milwaukee-based quintet
See bio, photos & videos

“Explosive, hard driving blue collar rockin’ blues….muscular blues mixed with vintage soul designed to showcase the mighty vocals of frontman Jeff ‘JT’ Taylor” – No Depression

9:00p - 12:30pm, Cover $ 10.00

APR 22 - SAT

Misty Blues Band

 
MISTY BLUES BAND- (DVD DARK & SAUCY!) Blues and Blues Infused Folk, Gospel, Classic Rock and Funk. Band founder and lead singer, Gina Coleman, entered the music scene in the early 90’s as the lead singer of the folk/rock group Cole-Connection.

9:00p, Cover $ 10.00

APR 23 - SUN

BETH LEE & BREAK UPS

 
BETH LEE & THE BREAKUPS

Austin-based songwriter and guitarist Beth Lee‘s straightforward, sultry rasp determinedly cuts to the core on her new LP, Keep Your Mouth Shut. The deliciously wry humor sears through, because keeping tight-lipped is exactly what Lee is not about to do. It’s time to open up, speak out, and tell it like it is. She’s belting no-nonsense, country-fried rock ‘n’ soul piercing straight through the heart, and any ounce of heartache can take a back seat." "A perfect mix of brass, sass, vulnerability, and no-nonsense.

7:30p, Cover $ 10.00

APR 29 - SAT

Jack Whittle Band

 
JACK WHITTLE BAND- Born and raised in the Chicago region, Jack's musical inspirations and interests are broad and deep, but at the core is Americana roots. Blues, folk, soul, rock, gospel, etc… Finger picking, sliding, and shouting, a passionate performer.

9:00p, Cover $ 5.00
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MAY 5 - FRI

Kelly Richey solo ... Live!
 



KELLY RICHEY & the BAND
- >> SEE PROMO <<

Kelly has been described as “Stevie Ray Vaughan trapped in a woman’s body with Janis Joplin screaming to get out.” That’s an apt appraisal of the Lexington, Kentucky native who’s been based in Cincinnati for many years. Richey has often been compared to such greats as Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan because of her ability to capture and entertain an audience with ripping guitar leads that both sing and astonish. Since establishing her own label, Sweet Lucy Records, Richey has released 11 albums and a live DVD. Checkout her CD... "SHAKEDOWN SOUL" by Kelly Richey

Buoyed by critical praise and fiercely loyal fans, Kelly Richey only performs a limited number of shows each year.  9:00pm / $ 10 cover

For Reservations call 255-0458 after 5 pm

MAY 06 - SAT

DAVE WELD

 
DAVE WELD & the Imperial Flames!

"The guy plays like he was born with a guitar in his hands....on top of the bar, out the door and back in again, back to the stage, all without missing a lick".
~ Jazz and Blues News

9:00p, Cover $ 10.00

MAY 12 - FRI

Terry and the Heart Beats with Special guest Bobby Lee Caldwell

 
TERRY and the HEARTBEATS

Terry and the Heartbeats then takes stage playing the greatest blues, soul, and rock music of all time! This group has great vocals and a horn section that’s performed with the likes of recording artist George Michael. Come relax, join the fun and dance the night away!!!

9:00p, $10 cover

MAY 13 - SAT

Knuckle Deep and Red Hot VooDoo at the Midway Tavern






KNUCKLE DEEP plus DOS HERMANOS!

Doors 8PM. Music 9PM. $5 admission.

Tons of great craft beers on tap and in bottles.

No Smoking in the Dancehall - smoking is allowed in bar area.

MAY 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 $ 7.00

MAY 20 - SAT

Rockin Jack Band

 
ROCKIN' JAKE BAND- 5 Times Winner "Best Blues Harmonica". Rockin’ Jake has been hailed by many as one of the premier harmonica players in the country, and has conjured up this formula that is blowing crowds away from coast to coast!

9:00p, Cover $ 8.00
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JUN 02 FRI

2  Mick Kolasso & Taylor Made Blues Band

 
MICK KOLASSO & Taylor Made Blues Band from Mississippi! Taylor Made Blues Band keeps audiences enthralled by fitting the set to the fans to assure their enjoyment of the show. They are lively and animated in their performances, demanding the attention of the audience and assuring that the fans enjoy themselves.

9:00p, Cover $ 10.00

JUN 03 - SAT Lil Frank & the Premiers w/ Billy Stewart
 
LIL FRANK & THE PREMIERS - 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 $10.00

JUN 04 - SUN
John Nemeth and band


JOHN NEMETH Vocalist and harmonica player of riveting intensity and virtuosity!  7:30 pm... cover TBA

"Either John Nemeth is one of the greatest vocalists in the world or this was the best performance of his life, or both."
Bob Horn, Washington Blues Society

"Nemeth is not only the fastest rising star on the national blues scene, he may be the best white blues singer in the history of the genre." – Lee Hildebrand, East Bay

JUN 10 - SAT

Everybody Has A Story, South Bend






EVERYBODY HAS A STORY  - A Very Fun Fundraiser!

Fundraiser for Perley Primary Fine Arts Academy featuring Curtis Lord, Janet Hines-Norris, Scott Caviness, Jake Carpenter, Johnny and the Allstars, and more who will get you dancing with an eclectic showcase of folk, rock pop, and R&B.

There will be a charity raffle with outstanding prizes. 7:00 P.M. Admission $10.00 by ticket only.

Tickets available online or at the door

NON-SMOKING - CASH BAR - ADULTS ONLY

WE APPRECIATE YOUR SUPPORT!
 

JUN 16 - FRI

JOHN PRIMER & the REAL DEAL BLUES

 
DON'T MISS CHICAGO BLUES LEGEND & 2017 Blues Music Award Nominee!!!

JOHN PRIMER BLUES BAND electrifies audiences at clubs and festivals around the world, and remain a driving force in the world of Blues music today.

Start time: 9:00 pm 

JUN 17 SAT

Bill Fiinn

 
Bill Finn Presents, India Rock Showcase!
- Vasaya
- Lucid Lions
- Spaceships
- Lover of the Marsh

9:00p, Cover $ 6.00

JUN 25 - SUN

Doug Deming & Dennis Druenling with the Jewel Tones

 
DOUG DEMMING & the JEWEL TONES  
A Show You'll Not Want to Miss!!!

7:30 pm, $10 cover 
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JUL 8 SAT

THE ELEVATOR MAN, SCOTT ELLISON

 
"THE ELEVATOR MAN" SCOTT ELLISON - “Ellison shares with the listener a deep, soulful blues experience that showcases his multi-dimensional talents.” - Chicago Blues Guide

9:00p, Cover $ 10.00

JUL 14 - FRI

Jack Whittle Band

 
JACK WHITTLE BAND- Born and raised in the Chicago region, Jack's musical inspirations and interests are broad and deep, but at the core is Americana roots. Blues, folk, soul, rock, gospel, etc… Finger picking, sliding, and shouting, a passionate performer.

9:00p, Cover $ 5.00

JUL 15 SAT

Bill Fiinn

 
Bill Finn Special Bands!

TBAp, Cover $ TBA

JUL 24 MON

Jus Cru Band

 
JAS CRU BAND!

7:30p, Cover $ 5.00

JUL 28 FRI

The Backroads Blues Band at the Midway Tavern

 
THE BACKROADS BLUES BAND - playing the blues for you!

See Website

9:00p, Cover $ 10

JUL 29 SAT

Bill Fiinn

 
BROKEN ARROW BLUES BAND!

9:00p, Cover $ 8.00
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AUG 11- FRI THE RUSTY WRIGHT BAND at The Midway
 
THE RUSTY WRIGHT BAND - ON TOUR!!! “One of the BEST guitarist you’ll ever hear.” John Galvin - Molly Hatchet.

INFLUENCES: Stevie Ray Vaughn, Freddy King, The Allman Brothers, Robin Trower.

9:00 PM Cover $ 10.00

AUG 12 SAT

Bill Fiinn

 
Bill Finn Special Bands!

8:00 pm, Cover $ TBA

AUG 18- 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 $ 7.00

AUG 19 - SAT

Chicago Kingsnakes at Midway



CHICAGO KINGSNAKES BLUES BAND - grew up on Chicago's South Side listening to soul music on AM radio, so it is a natural revolution for the band to incorporate their vocal harmonies.. a soulful groove mixed in with some blues shouts, inviting us to get up and let our backbones slip as we make it to the dance floor."

Time 9:00 pm, $ 10.00 cover

AUG 20 - SUN Dave Bennett Band
 
DAVE BENNETT BAND - A MUST EVENT!!! You won’t find many musicians under 30 who are equally conversant with the music of BENNY GOODMAN (“King of Swing”) and Roy Orbison ("Soul of Rock and Roll”) in addition to Alice Cooper, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Chris Isaak!

Show at 7:30. Cover $ 15.00


Reservations: 255-0458 after 5 pm

AUG 21 - MON Ethan Leinwand and Miss Jubilee
Ricky Nye
Moore Brothers at the Midway Tavern


Enjoy an evening of foot stompin’ music, storytelling, and music history with some of America’s top roots revivalists!

Pianist Ethan Leinwand and stellar vocalist Miss Jubilee are shining stars in the booming Saint Louis music scene! They provide a spirited and powerful tribute to the great St Louis Blues and Jazz pianists and vocalists of yesteryear. Catch their first ever Midway appearance!

Cincinnati pianist Ricky Nye is a Midway favorite, and has dominated the Cincinnati Area music awards for years! He has spread the gospel of Boogie and Blues Piano all over the world!

South Bend’s The Moore Brothers will feature Blues, Gospel, and Ragtime from their upcoming release, recorded at the legendary Fame Studios in Muscle Shoals Alabama! The 3 acts will perform separately and together throughout the evening.”

Showtime: 6:30 PM, cover $10

AUG 25 - FRI Big Daddy Dupree & The Broke & Hungry Blues Band at the Midway Tavern
 
BIG DADDY DUPREE & the BROKE & HUNGRY BLUES BAND - has exploded into a full-blown eight piece, soul infused, low down and dirty Blues experience! The band comes on stage flying and hits the crowd with a double dose of the Blues right between the eyes. They hook crowds with such sing-a-long classics as Mustang Sally, Hey Bartender, Caledonia, Born in Chicago and more
9:00 PM Cover $ 10.00

 

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