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The week ahead: Find the blues in and around Atlanta May 26 -June 1, 2014

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It's been a merry month of May and it's time now to round it out with a great week of blues!

Here's where to find the shows this week:

Monday,enjoy your Memorial Day! Truett Lollis is at Darwin's in Marietta and the Pork Bellys are at Fat Matt's. Blind Willie's is closed this Monday but Lola hosts the jam at Northside Tavern and Alexis Vear hosts the open mic at Steve's Live Music. Mike Watson hosts the jam at Loco's Bar and Grill in Alpharetta. Monday, a. Rod Hamdallah is at Nik's Place in Marietta.
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Tuesday, Blues Station is at Blind Willie's. Bill Sheffield hosts the acoustic jamat Darwin's and Crosstown Allstars are at Fat Matt's. There's a blues open mic at Arena Tavern in Duluth and Nathan Nelson & Entertainment Crackers are at Northside Tavern. The Breeze Kings are at Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint.

Wesdnesday, Darwin's has a Pro Jam and The Electromatics are at Blind Willie's. Frankie's Blues Mission is at Fat Matt's and Mudcat is at Northside Tavern. There are open mics at Hottie Hawgs, MoonShadow Tavern and Red Light Cafe'.

Thursday, The Shadows entertain at Blind Willie's. Dirty South TV hosts the Acoustic Lunch Hour live and online from Darwin's and The Cazanovas host the jam at Darwin's in the evening. Chickenshack is at Fat Matt's and the legendary Leon Redbone appears at Eddie's Attic in Decatur. Brandon Reeves is at Johnnie MacCracken's in Marietta and Nathan Nelson is at Nik's Place. The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern and Ian Siegal and Little G Weevil are at Steve's Live Music in Sandy Springs.

Friday, Heaven Davis and The Reluctant Saints are at Darwin's and Delta Moon is at Blind Willie's. The Breeze Kings are at Arena Tavern and The Radio Ramblers are at Fat Matt's. Geoff Achison & The Soul Diggers are at Eddie's Attic and The Rockaholics are at MoonShadow Tavern in Tucker. Jack's River is at Nik's Place and Mudcat is at Northside Tavern. Rod Hamdallah is at The Star Bar and Diane Durrett, Hannah Thomas and Steff Mahan are at Steve's Live Music. Chicago Joe has his student jam at Tin Roof Cantina. The Lefty William Band is part of the benefit for The Wounded Warrior Project at 120 Tavern in Marietta.

Saturday, Geoff Achison and The Soul Diggers are at The Art Place in Marietta. The annual Harp Blowout is at Darwin's with Billy Gibson, Donny Ray Simmond, Stoney Brooks, Jeff Baker, Little Joey Hoegger, and Maurice Nazzaro. Dry White Toast will host a open jam starting at 7:30 . Michelle Malone is at Eddie's Attic and Sly Dog is at Fat Matt's. The Breeze Kings are at Loco's and Battlefield Collective is at Nik's Place. Grant Green Jr. is at Northside Tavern and the AJ Ghent Band is at Smith's Olde Bar.

Sunday, The Billy George Duo hosts the blues brunch at Cypress Street Pint & Plate. Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern.

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

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