I love Autumn almost as much as I love blues! Here's where to find the great live music in and around Atlanta in the coming week:
Monday, Lefty Williams hosts the jam at Bella's Pizzeria in Smyrna while Truett Lollis and friends have some fun at Darwin's in Marietta. Midnight Revival is at Blind Willie's and Dry White Toast is at Fat Matt's. Art Holliday comes to Nik's Place in Marietta.
Tuesday, The Ringers are at Blind Willie's. Bill Sheffield hosts the jam at Darwin's and J.T. Speed is at Fat Matt's. Nathan Nelson and Entertainment Crackers are at Northside Tavern.
Wednesday, John McKnight hosts the jam at Darwin's and Blind Willie's hosts Dueling Pianos with Bob Page and Eddie Tigner. The Hollidays are at Fat Matt's and Stephen "Blues Dude" Duncan and Alexis Vear host an open mic at Hottie Hawgs. Mudcat is at Northside Tavern, Brandon Reeves is at The Place Bar & Grill in Marietta and Robert Randolph & the Family Band is at Terminal West at King Plow Center.
Thursday, The Cazanovas host the legenday jam at Darwin's and The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern. Chicken Shack is at Fat Matt's. Sweet Betty is at Blind Willie's.
Friday, Sandra Hall is at Blind WIllie's and Atomic Boogie is at Darwin's. Spanky and the Love Handles are at Fat Matt's. Mudcat is at Northside Tavern.
Saturdaywww.eddiesattic.com/John Primer is at Blind Willie's and the Jason Pastras Trio is at Fat Matt's. Mudcat continues at Northside Tavern. Darwin's hosts the Evils of the Evening Halloween party with Saddlebum and Cook'n Blues. Leon Redbone comes to Eddie's Attic.
Sunday, Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern and Fat Back Deluxe is at Fat Matt's. Mingo Fishtrap is at Smith's Olde Bar.
That's it for the coming week! Feel free to add any local blues events I've missed in the comments and at Keep the Blues Alive on Facebook. And follow me on Twitter at @bluesATL!