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The week ahead: Find the blues in and around Atlanta, March 3-March 9, 2014

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t's time to start an amazing week of blues in Atlanta!

Here we go:

Monday, Truett Lollis is at Darwin's in Marietta. The Pork Bellys are at Fat Matt's and Mike Watson & Friends host the Loco's in Alpharetta.Lola hosts the jam at Northside Tavern. Marshall Ruffin is at Nik's Place in Marietta and Alexis Vear hosts the open mic at Steve's Live Music at Sandy Springs.

Tuesday, celebrate Fat Tuesday with the Atlanta Horns at DBA Barbecue. 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.

Wednesday John McKnight hosts the Pro Jam at Darwin's and Georgia Flood is at Fat Matt's. Alexis Vear and Stephen "BluesDude" Duncan host the open mic and jam at Hottie Hawgs BBQ. MoonShadow Tavern has an open mic night. and Mike Lowry is at Nik's Place. Mudcat is at Northside Tavern. The Red Light Cafe hosts an open mic.

Thursday, The Cazanovas host the jam at Darwin's. Chickenshack is at Fat Matt's and Nathan Nelson is at Nik's Place. The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern and Steve's Live Music has a blues jam.

Friday, Biscuit Miller & The Mix return to Darwin's. John Sosobee is it Fat Matt's and The Hollidays are at Greater Good Barbecue. The Barry Richman Band is at Nik's Place and Tommy Talton performs with Kenny Head at Steve's Live Music. Chicago Joe has a student jam at Tin Roof Cantina.

Saturday, Brad Vickers & the Vestapolitans are at Darwin's and Mr. Chapman's Quarterly Revue is at Fat Matt's. Kerry Hill is at Greater Good Barbecue.

Sunday, Blind WIllie's hosts a classic gospel blues show with The Breeze Kings, Sandra Hall, Sweet Betty- Bill SHeffield, Nate Nelson and Andrew Black. The Billy George DUo hosts the blues brunch at Cypress Street Pint & Plate and Snake LEgs is at Fat Matt's. Locals in Acworth hosts the Sunday night jam. Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern.

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

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