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The week ahead: Find the blues in and around Atlanta, November 11-17, 2013

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t's a week full of blues in and around Atlanta. Here's where to go for live music in the coming days:

Monday, Truett Lollis and friends are at Darwin's in Marietta. Lefty Williams hosts the jam at Bella's Pizzeria in Smyrna. Brandon Reeves comes to Blind Willie's and Pead Boy and the Pork Bellies are at Fat Matt's. Alexis Vear hosts the open mic at Steve's Live Music in Sandy Springs.

Tuesday, Timo Arthur is at Blind Willie's. Bill Sheffield hosts the acoustic jam at Darwin's. Crosstown Allstars are at Fat Matt's and Locals in Acworth has a Tuesday night jam. Nathan Nelson and Entertainment Crackers are at Northside Tavern and Hair of the Dog helps Steve celebrate his birthday at Steve's Live Music. The Bob Page Trio is at Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint.

Wednesday, it's the Pro Jam at Darwins's and Scott Glazer's Mojo Dojo at Blind Willie's. Buckhead Theatre presents the amazing Trombone Shorty and Orleans Avenue. Frankie's Blues Mission is at Fat Matt's and Aelxis Vear and Stephen "BluesDude" Duncan host an open mic at Hottie Hawgs. Mudcat is at Northside Tavern and there's an open mic night at The Red Light Cafe. Lola Gulley is at Sweet Georgia's.

Wednesday is also your chance to dine out and do good! DBA Barbecue, Darwin's, Fat Matt's, Big Easy Grille and Casseroles are all donating part of their proceeds at dinner to the Sean Costello Memorial Fund!

Thursday, Paul Geremia is at Blind Willie's and The Cazanovas host the jam at Darwin's. Chickenshack is at Fat Matt's and Nathan Nelson is at Nik's Place in Marietta. The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern and the Barry Richman Band is at Steve's Live Music.

Friday, Lefty Williams is at 120 Tavern in Marietta and The Nighthawks are at Blind WIllie's. The Sweet & Salty Blues Band is at Darwin's and The Radio Ramblers are at Fat Matt's. The Cazanovas are at North River Tavern in Sandy Springs.

Saturday, Too Slim and The Taildraggers are at Blind Willie's and The Cazanovas are at the National BBQ Cup in Cummiing in the afternoon and at Darwin's at night. The Jumpin' Jukes are at Fat Matt's and Francine Reed is at Red Clay Theater in Duluth.

Sunday, the Atlanta Blues Society has its monthy meeting at Shorty's Pizza in Tucker with The Timo Arthur Trio. Locals has a Sunday night jam with Jim Nicolletta, Charlie Korch, Darrryl Lee & Mike Watson. Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern and Tony Bryant is at Fat Matt's.

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


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