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This weekend: Blues in and around Atlanta


Things are settling into the post-holiday routine for most of us, and for blues lovers around Atlanta that should include going out and supporting live blues in the area! These great bands and venues are providing warm and friendly places  to escape the cold and have some fun and you should plan to go out and catch one of the great shows listed below this weekend!


Sandra Hall is at Blind Willie’s and JJ Thames is at Darwin’s in Marietta. Kerry Hill is at Fat Matt’s. Brandon Reeves  is at Center Street Tavern oin Acworth amd The Wayback Band os at Doc’s Food and Spirits in Smyrna. Mike Veal is at Napoleon’s Grill in Decatur and Zydefunk is at Northside Tavern.  Gina Sicilia is at Red Clay Foundry in Duluth with Danika Holmes and Jeb. Roger “Hurricane” Wilson is a tSubourbon Social CLub in Kennesaw and The Mar-Tans are at Venkman’s..


Zabadodat is at Darwin’s and John Nemeth is at Blind Willie’s. Garrett Collns is at Fat Matt’s. Tje Rockaholicscs celebrate Hank’s Birthday Bash at MoonShadow Tavern and The Rainmen are at Napoleon’s Grill in Decatur. Frankie’s Blues Mission is at NOrthside Tavern. Variety Playhouse presents Live at The Fillmore, the Definitive Tribute to the Original Allman Brothers Band.


The Billy George Duo hosts the blues brunch at Cypress Street Pint & Plate. Fat Back Deluxe is at Fat Matt’s and Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern.

That’s it! Have fun and keep on bluesin’!


Dpn’t forget to pick up your copy of Southern Crossroads: Georgia BLues at Amazon in print or for Kindle!




I am the author of a number of books, including Southern Crossroads: Georgia Blues, T;Ain't Nobody's Business If I Do, about blues women, The Irish Slaves, a non-fiction work about Irish History, and Haunted Marietta, a nook from the History Press about my hometown of Marietta, GA and its ghosts. I am a member and sponsor of The Atlanta Blues Society.

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