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The week ahead: Find the blues in and around Atlanta May 19-25, 2014

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It's time to find the blues in an around Atlanta for the coming week.

Here we go:

Monday, Barrelhouse Bob Page is at Blind Willie's and Truett Lollis is at Darwin's in Marietta. The Pork Bellys entertain at Fat Matt's and Mike Watson hosts the jam at Loco's in Alpharetta. Jeff Spirko is at Nik's Place and Lola hosts the jam at Northside Tavern. Alexis Vear hosts the open mic at Steve's Live Music.

Tuesday, Bill Sheffield hosts the acoustic jam at Darwin's. The Hollidays are at Blind Willie's and the Crosstown Allstars are at Fat Matt's. Nathan Nelson and Entertainment Crackers are at Northside Tavern.

Wednesday, Darwin's has the Pro Jam. Hottie Hawgs and Red Light Cafe' have open mics and Scott Glzer's Mojo Dojo comes to Blind Willie's. Frankie's Blues Mission is at Fat Matt's and Mudcat is at Northside Tavern.

Thursday, Sweet Betty is at Blind Willie's. Dirty South hosts the Acoustic Lunch Hour live and online at Darwin's and The Cazanovas host the jam that evening at Darwin's. Chickenshack is at Fat Matt's and Gisele Hawkins is at MoonShadow Tavern in Tucker.. Nathan Nelson is at Nik's Place and The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern. Rod Hamdallah is at The Star Bar and John Ginty makes an appearance at Steve's Live Music.

Friday, Houserocker Johnson is at Blind Willie's and Little G Weevil Band returns to Darwin's with the amazing Ian Siegel. Willy Jackson and Friends are at Fat Matt's and Mudcat is at Northside Tavern. The Hollidays are at Nik's Place and Chicago Joe has a student jam at Tin Roof Cantina.

Saturday, People TV has a benefit concert featuring Mudbone Turner and more at the Balzar Theatre. Francine Reed is at Northside Tavern and Dry White Toast is at Fat Matt's. Rod Hamdallah is at Nik's Place and the Sammy Blue Band is at Northside Tavern.

Sunday, Tanglewood Tonic is at Blind Willie's. Francine Reed and The Jez Graham Band are at The Family Dog. Tony Bryant is at Fat Matt's and Locals has the Sunday Night Jam in Acworth. Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern.

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

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