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The week ahead: Find the blues in and around Atlanta April 28,-May 4, 2014

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It's time to find the blues in and around Atlanta for the coming week. Here we go:

Monday, Truett Lollis brings the music at Darwin's in Marietta as usual. Blind Willie's has piano night with Page and Cacuzzi and Dry White Toast is at Fat Matt's. Mike Watson hosts the jam at Loco's in Alpharetta and Rod Hamdallah is at Nik's Place in Marietta. Lola hosts the jam at Northside Tavern and Alexis Vear hosts the open mic at Steve's Live Music.

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

Wednesday, John McKnight hosts the Pro Jam at Darwin's and the Electromatics are at Blind WIllie's. The Hollidays are at Fat Matt's and Mudcat is at Northside Tavern. Alexis Vear and Stephen "TheBluesDude" Duncan host the open mic and jam at Hottie Hawgs and MoonShadow Tavern and The Red Light Cafe' also have open mics. Little G Weevil is at Two Urban Licks.

Thursday, Sweet Betty is at Blind Willie's. Dirty South TV hosts the Acoustic Lunch Hour live and online at Darwin's and The Cazanovas host the jam at Darwin's in the evening. Chickenshack is at Fat Matt's and Nat han Nelson is at Nik's Place. The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern and Tony Joe White is at Smith's Olde Bar. The Rockaholics are at Steve's Live Music.

Friday, Harper & The Mmidwest Kind are at Darwin's and Houserocker Johnson is at Blind WIllie's. Jon Sosebee is at Fat Matt's and The Barry Richman Band is at Nik's Place. Michelle Malone and special guests are at the Red Light Cafe' and Chicago Joe has a student jam at Tin Roof Cantina.

Saturday, Big Bill Morganfield is at Blind Willie's. Eric Cplapton is at Chastain Park Amphitheatre with ZZ Ward. Dean Shot performs with Mikey Jr. and the Little G Weevil Band at Darwin's and The Hollidays are at Fat Matt's. Mojo Hand is at Nik's Place.

Sunday, Buddy Guy and AnnaPopovic are at Atlanta Symphony Hall. Locals has the Sunday Night Jam in Acworth. Tony Bryant is at Fat Matt's and Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern.

That's it for the coming week. Have fun and keep on bluesin'!

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