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The week ahead: Find the blues in and around Atlanta, January 13-19 2014

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No matter what the weather the blues will keep you warm. Here is where to find the music this coming week.

Monday, Truett Lollis is at Darwin's in Marietta amd Blues Station is at Blind Willie's The Pork Bellys are at Fat Matt's and Mike Watson hosts he jam at Loco's in Alpharetta. Lola gists the jam at Northside Tavern and Alexis Vear hosts the open mic at Steve;s Live Music in Sandy Springs.

Tuesday, the Boo Hoo Ramblers are at Blind Willie's and Bill Sheffield hosts the jam at Darwin's. J.T. Speed is at Fat Matt's. Nathan Nelson & Entertainment Crackers are at Northside Tavern.

Wednesday, John McKnight hosts the pro jam at Darwin's while The Hollidays are at Fat Matt's. Mudcat is at Northside Tavern and Lola Gulley is at Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint

Thursday, the legendary Lil' Ed and the Blues Imperials appear at Blind Willie's. The Cazanovas host the jam at Darwin's and Chickenshack is at Fat Matt's and Nathan Nelson is at Nik's Place in Marietta. Donna Hopkins hosts a jam at Steve's Live Music. The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern.

Friday, the Breeze Kings are at Hottie Hawgs. Little G Weevil appears at Black Bear Tavern and Sandra Hall is at Blind Willie's. The Piedmont Playboys are at Darwin's and Rumble Fish is at Fat Matt's. Stoney Brooks is at Northside Tavern/

Saturday, Francine Reed is at Blind Willie's and Grace Curran and the High Fffalutin' Band are at Darwin's. DC & Set It off are at Fat Matt's. The Cazanovas have an IBC Send Off party at Northside Tavern. The Goergia Roots Music Festival takes place at Woodruff Arts Center featuring he McIntosh County Shouters, the Georgia Crackers, Albany Civil Rights Institute Singers, The Thomas Dorsey Choir and Mudcat.

Sunday, Blind Willie's hosts a benefit for the Atlanta Mission and the Atlanta Food Bank with The Luxury Kings, The Stoneberrys, The Dirty Doors, and The Stooge Brothers. Fat Back Deluxe is at Fat Matt's. The Atlanta Blues Society has its monthly meeting at Locals in Acworth with The Rhythm Raiders. Locals hosts the Sunday Night Jam and Little G Weevil is at Nik's Place. Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern.

That's it for a packed week of blues! Have fun and keep on bluesin'!


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