It's time to celebrate the last days of summer before the season turns. It's nice to know that while the year advances the blues remains the same. Here's where to find the great blues during the coming week:
Monday, Truett Lollis is at Darwin's in Maruetta. Bill Sheffield is at Blind Willie's and Pead Boy and the Pork Bellies are at Fat Matt's. Barry Richman hosts the open mic at Dixie Tavern and Lola hosts the jam at Northside Tavern.
Tuesday, Bill Sheffield hosts the jam at Darwin's. Truett Lollis is at 120 Tavern and Music Hall and the Boo Hoo Ramblers are at Blind Willie's. Burning Time is at Fat Matt's and Nathan Nelson and Entertainment Crackers are at Northside Tavern.
Wednesday, Scott Glazer's Mojo Dojo is at Blind Willie's and John McKnight hosts the Pro Jam at Darwin's. The Georgia Flood is at Fat Matt's and Mudcat is at Northside Tavern. Lola Gulley visits Sweet Georgia's Juke Joint.
Thursday, The Cazanovas host the blues jam at Darwin's. John Long is at Blind Willie's and Chickenshack is at Fat Matt's. The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern and Big Joe and the Dynaflows are at Steve's Live Music. Swami is at Shorty's Pizza in Tucker. Truett Lollis visits Suburban Tap in Marietta.
Friday , it's the Atlanta Bar-B-Q Festival at Atlantic Station with The Tony Bryant Band and Delta Moon. Bob Margolin is at Blind WIllie's. Justin Johnson is at Darwin's and Billy George and Mo' Lightnin' are at Fat Matt's. The Cazanovas are at Northside Tavern and Ben Harper and Charlie Musselwhite come to The Tabernacle. Frankie's Blues Mission visits Johnnie MacCracken's in Marietta.
Saturday, the Bar-B-Q Festitval continues at Atlanta Station with The Breeze Kings and Heaven Davis and Friends among others. Big Joe and The Dynaflows are at Blind Willie's and Brandon Santini is at Darwin's. Geoff Achison and The Souldiggers are at Eddie's Attic and Ike Stubblefield is at Northside Tavern.
If you'd like a pleasant road trip, the Blue Ridge Blues and BBQ festuval is taking place Saturday in downtown Blue Ridge with Big Bill Morganfield, theCrossroads Band, The King Bees, Men in Blues, and the Neal Lucas Band. Admission is only $5 with children under 12 admitted free. Blue RIdge is about 2 hours from Atlanta.
Sunday, Joe Satriani is going to be at the Atlanta Sympony Hall! Seminole Jackson and New Dixie Blues make their regular appearance at The Comeback Bar in Tucker. Cypress Street Pint and Plate has its Blues Brunch. with Billy George and Mo' Lightnin'. Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern and Snake Legs is at Fat Matt's. Little G Weevil visits Nik's Place.
That's it for next week/ Have fun and keep on bluesin'!