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The week ahead: Find the blues in and around Atlanta June 23-29, 2014

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It's time to take a look at the blues in and around Atlanta for the coming week.

Here we go:

Monday, Truett Lollis is at Darwin's in Marietta. Mudcat is at Blind Willie's and Dry White Toast is at Fat Matt's. Rod Hamdallah is at Nik's Place in Marietta . Mike Watson hosts the jam at Loco's in Alpharetta and Lola hosts the one at Northside Tavern, while Alexis Vear is host for the open mic at Steve's Live Music.

Tuesday, Blues Station is at Blind Willie's while Bill Sheffield hosts the acoustic jam at Darwin's. Burning Time is at Fat Matt's and Nathan Nelson & Entertainment Crackers are at Northside Tavern. Arena Tavern in Duluth hosts a blues open mic and Mississippi Shakedown and Light Beam Rider are at Smith's Olde Bar.

Wednesday, Darwin's has the Pro Jam and The Electromatics are at Blind Willie's. The Georgia Flood is at Fat Matt's and Mudcat is at Northside Tavern. Red Light Cafe' hosts an open mic and Alexis Vear and Stephen"BluesDude" Duncan host the open mic and jam at Hottie Hawgs.

Thursday, Dirty South TV hosts the Acoustic Lunch Hour at Darwin's and The Cazanovas host the jam there later that evening. Sandra Hall is at Blind Willie's and Chickenshack is at Fat Matt's. Nathan Nelson is at Nik's Place and The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern. The Georgia Flood is at Steve's Live Music.

Friday, Delta Moon is at Blind Willie's and Marty Manous is at Darwin's. Fat Back Deluxe is at Fat Matt's and The Breeze Kings are at North River Tavern. Mudcat is at Northside Tavern and Alex Guthrie has a CD release party at Steve's Live Music. Chicago Joe has a student jam at Tin Roof Cantina.

Saturday, Houserocker Johnson is at Blind Willie's and the Jeff Jensen Band is at Darwin's. Seth Walker has a CD Release party at Eddie' Attic in Decatur and Seminole Jackson is at Fat Matt's. Marty Manous is at Nik's Place and Mudcat is at Northside Tavern.

Sunday, Francine Reed is at The Family Dog. Snake Legs is at Fat Matt's and Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern. Locals in Acworth has the Sunday Night Jam.

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


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