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The week ahead: Find the blues in and around Atlanta June 2-8, 2014

Blues for the soul!
Blues for the soul!
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It is time to begin another month of great blues! Here are the great live shows this week!

Monday, Truett Lollis is at Darwin's in Marietta.Dry White Toast is at Fat Matt's and Marshall Ruffin is at Nik' s Place in Marietta. Mike Watson hosts the jam at Loco's in Alpharetta and Lola hosts the jam art Northside Tavern. Alexis Vear hosts the open mic at Steve's Live Music in Sandy Springs.

Tuesday, Bill Sheffield hosts the acoustic jam at Darwin's and Burning Time is at Fat Matt's. Nathan Nelson is at Northside Tavern and Steve's Live Music celebrates two years!

Wednesday, Darwin's has the pro jam and The Georgia Flood is at Fat Matt's. The Breeze Kings are at Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint. MoonShadow Tavern and Red Light Cafe have open mics and Jeff Robinson is at Steve's Live Music. Mudcat is at Northside Tavern.

Thursday, The Cazanovas host the jam at Darwin's in the evening and Dirty South TV presents the Acoustic Lunch Hour at Darwin's live and online. Gina Sicilia is at Blind Willie''s and Chickekshack is at Fat Matt's and Brandon Reeves is at Johnnie MacCracken' s in Marietta. Nathan Nelson is at Nik' s PLace and The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern.

Friday, The Rebel Rockers are at Darwin's and Billy George is at Fat Matt's. The Breeze Kings are at Hottie Hawgs BBQ and The Barry Rich man Band is at Nik' s Place. Michelle Malone is at Steve's Live Music and Zydefunk is at Northside Tavern. Chicago Joe has a student jam at Tin Roof Cantina. Beginning this Friday, Dirty South TV is previewing the Electric Lunch Hour at Darwin's.

Saturday, Too Slim and the Taildraggers are at Darwin's and Frankie's Blues Mission is at Fat Matt's. Michelle Malone is at Matilda's Under The Pines in Alpharetta and Beverly "Guitar" Watkins is at Northside Tavern.

Sunday, Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern and Snake Legs is at Fat Matt's. Locals in Acworth has a Sunday Night Jam.

That's what I know for the coming week. Have fun and keep on bluesin'!