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The week ahead: Find the blues in and around Atlanta April 14-20, 2014

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Monday, Truett Lollis brings fun to Darwin's in Marietta as always while Brandon Reeves is at Blind Willie's. Dry White Toast is at Fat Matt's. Mike Watson hosts the jam at Loco's in Alpharetta and Lola hosts the jam at Northside Tavern. Alexis Vear hosts the open mic at Steve's Live Music. Art Holliday is at Nik's Place in Marietta.

Tuesday, Little G Weevil is at Blind Willie's. BIll Sheffield hosts the acoustic jam at Darwin's and JT Speed is at Fat Matt's. Nathan Nelson & Entertainment Crackers are at Northside Tavern.

Wednesday, The Cazanovas are at Blind Willie's. John McKnight hosts the Pro Jam at Darwin's and The Hollidays are at Fat Matt's Rib Shack. Alex Vear and Stephen 'TheBluesDude' Duncan host the open mic/jam at Hottie Hawgs. Moonshadow Tavern in Tucker and Red Light Cafe' also have open mic nights. Mudcat is at Northside Tavern and The Breeze Kings are at Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint with special guest Tommy Brown. Little G Weevil is at Two Urban Licks.

Thursday, Dirty South TV presents the live Acoustic Lunch Hour at Darwin's with Donna Hopkins. The Cazanovas host the jam at Darwin's in the evening. Sweet Betty is at Blind Willie's and Chickenshack is at Fat Matt's. Brandon Reeves is at Johnnie MacCracken's in Marietta and Nathan Nelson is at Nik's Place. The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern and Donna Hopkins hosts a jam at Steve's Live Music in Sandy Springs.

Friday, JP Blues performs and celebrates his birthday at Darwin's. Houserocker Johnson is at Blind Willie's and Rough Draft is at Fat Matt's. The Breeze Kings are at Hottie Hawgs BBQ and Funky Bluester is at Moonshadow Tavern in Tucker. Atomic Boogie is at Nik's Place. Donna Hopkins performs at Red Light Cafe' and the Barry Richman Band is at Steve's Live Music. Chicago Joe has a student jam at Tin Roof Cantina and Heather Luttrell is at Two Urban Licks.

Saturday, the 6th Annual Celebration of Sean Costello is at Northside Tavern. This is a benefit for the Sean Costsello Memorial Fund and tickets are $10 at the door. Performers include The Cazanovas, Acoustic Hour w/ Bill Sheffield and Jon Liebman, Rod Hamdallah, The Georgia Flood, Larry Griffth Band, Abe Lincoln & the Log Lawyers, Frets on Fire, and very special guests. You don't want to miss this very special evening.

Also Saturday, Big Bill Morganfield is at Blind Willie's and Dennis Gruenling & Doug Deming are at Darwin's. Frankie's Blues Mission is at The Family Dog and The Wild Oats are at Fat Matt's. Francine Reed & Friends are at Red Clay Theatre in Duluth. Heather Luttrell continues at Two Urban Licks.

Sunday, the Billy George Duo hosts the blues brunch at Cypress Street Pint & Plate and Fat Back Deluxe is at Fat Matt's. Locals has a Sunday Night Jam and Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern.

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