We got a little cool front here in the Atlanta area this week, but the blues scene around here is always cool!
Here's where to find the blues this week in and around Atlanta. This week, I am going to return to combining the regularly scheduled shows and the one-time events into one listing. Feel free to let me know if you prefer this or if you prefer the regular shows listed separately:
Monday, Truett Lollis performs his regular show at Darwin's in Marietta. Midnight Revival comes to Blind Willie's and Dry White Toast is at Fat Matt's. Art Holliday is at Nik's Place in Marietta and Lola hosts the jam at Northside Tavern while Barry Richman hosts one at Dixie Tavern in Marietta.
Tuesday, Truett Lollis is at 120 Tavern and Music Hall in Marietta and Bill Sheffield hosts the acoustic jam at Darwin's. The Hollidays are at Blind Willie's and Crosstown Allstars are at Fat Matt's. Nathan Nelson and Entertainment Crackers are at Northside Tavern and The Breeze Kings are at Two Urban Licks.
Wednesday, Bob Page and Eddie Tigner are dueling pianos at Blind Willie's in what is bound to be a great performance. John McKnight's Pro Jam is at Darwin's and Frankie's Blues Mission perform at Fat Matt's. Mudcat is at Northside Tavern and Lola Gulley performs at Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint.
Thursday, Darwin's has it's legendary jam hosted by The Cazanovas and Ross Bon performs with Atlanta Boogie at Blind Willie's. Chickenshack is at Fat Matt's and Nathan Nelson does an acoustic performance at Niks' Place. The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern and Rick Booher and The Soul Machine and The Electromatics both perform at Steve's Live Music in Sandy Springs. The Mar-Tans are at Sweet Georgia's and Little G Weevil is at Two Urban Licks.
Friday, Delta Moon is at Blind Willie's. Fallacy plays at Darwin's and Set It Off is at Fat Matt's. The Breeze Kings are at North River Tavern in Sandy Springs. Mudcat is at Northside Tavern and J.T. Speed is at Two Urban Licks. John Hiatt and The Combo are at the Variety Playhouse with special guest Native Run and Jon Liebman and Aaron Trubic play what appears to be a regular gig at Vin 25 in Roswell. Swanu Gone Bananas is at Hottie Hawgs BBQ.
Saturday's big event is The Conyers Blues and Music Revue at Old Down Towne in Conyers. It will feature Theodus Ealey, Lady D, Tommy Brown, Sandra Hall, Nutbush. SaNa Blue, and many others.
Also Saturday, The Electromatics bring their "Not So Holy" tour tot Blind Willie's. Heather Lutrell is at Darwin's and The Hollidays are at Fat Matt's. Marty Manous is at Nik's Place and Mudcat is at Northside Tavern. J.T. Speed is at Two Urban Licks and Jon Liebman and Aaron Trubic continue at Vin 25. The Vintage Boogie Band has a End of Summer Soul Party at Paddy's Irish Pub and Eatery in Kennesaw.
Sunday, Seminole Jackson and New Dixie Blues continue their regular appearances at The Comeback Bar in Tucker and Tony Bryant continues his August Sunday appearances at Fat Matt's. Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern as always and Bob Page hosts the customary brunch at Two Urban Licks.
That's it for this week! Have fun and keep on bluesin' and don't forget you can hear me on internet radio Mondays at 3.30 on J and J Radio or Thursdays at 8:30 on Peachtree Radio with Sweet Louis T and "Still Called the Blues!"