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The week ahead: Find the blues in and around Atlanta August 25-31, 2014

Blues for the cityl
Blues for the cityl
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It's time to take a look at what is happening in and around Atlanta for the coming week,which includes Labor Day weekend!

Here is what I know for this week:

Monday:

Truett Lollis is at Darwin's in Marietta. Barrelhouse Bob Page is at Blind Willie's. Lola hosts the jam at Northside Tavern. Mike Watson hosts the jam at Loco's in Alpharetta. Dy White Toast is at Fat Matt's. Steve's Live Music in Sandy Springs has an open mic hosted by Alexis Vear.

Tuesday:

Timo Arthur is at Blind Willie's. Bill Sheffield hosts the acoustic jam at Darwin's. The Crosstown Allstars are at Fat Matt's.

Wednesday:

Darwin's presents the pro jam. John Sosebee is at Blind Willie's and Frankie's Blues Mission is at Fat Matt's. Copius Jones is at Steve's Live Music. John McKnight and Co have a blues jam at Nik's Place in Marietta.

Thursday:
The Shadows are at Blind Willie's. The Cazanovas host the jam at Darwin's. Chickenshack celbebrates 88 years of Eddie Tigner at Fat Matt's. Dirty South TV hosts the Acoustic Lunch Hour with Zac Martin and The Rockaholics perform at Steve's that night. Nathan Nelson appears at Nik's Place.

Friday:

Truett Lollis is at Darwin's andSandra Hall is at Blind Willie's. The Unusual Suspects are at Fat Matt's. Swami Gone Bananas is at Northside Tavern. No Komment is at Steve's Live Music. Little G Weevil is at Nik's Place.

Saturday:

Houserocker Johnson is at Blind Willie's. Katie Martin hosts the afternoon jam at Darwin's while Annika Chambers visits Darwin's that evening. Seminole Jackson is at Fat Matt's. Randy Chapman has a birthday bash at Northside Tavern.7 Mojo Hand is at Nik's Place.

Sunday, Tony Bryant is at Fat Matt's and Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern. Locals in Acworth has the Sunday night jam.

That's it for this week! The WRFG Blues BBQ happens on Monday but I will be telling you more about that early next week. Also, look for The Week Ahead on Thursday instead of Friday as we will be volunteering at DragonCon for our 18th year over Labor Day weekend. So go out and support the blues for us!

Have fun and keep on bluesin'!

Frequently Mentioned Venues

Blind Willie's Blues Club
828 N Highland Ave
Atlanta, GA

Darwin's Blues Club
1508 Roswell Rd
Mariettta GA

Fat Matt's Rib Shack
1811 Piedmong Ave NW
Atlanta GA

Northside Tavern
1058 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta GA

Nik's Place
645 Whitlock Ave
Marietta GA

Locals Bar and Grill
6380 Bells Ferry Rd
Acworth GA

Steve's Live Music
234 Hildebrand Dr
Sandy Springs, GA