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This weekend: Find the blues in and around Atlanta April 18-20

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Friday, Housrocker Johnson is at Blind Willie's. JP Blues celebrates his birthday and performs at Darwin's in Marietta. Rough Draft is at Fat Matt's and The Breeze Kings are at Hottie Hawgs. Funky Bluester is at Moonshadow Tavern and Atomic Boogie is at Nik's Place in Marietta. Donna Hopkins, Carly Gibson, Hannah Zale, and Julie Holmes perform at the Red Light Cafe. The Barry Richman Band is at Steve's Live Music in Sandy Springs while Chicago Joe has a student jam at Tin Roof Cantina. Heather Luttrell is at Two Urban Licks.

Saturday, the big news is the 6th annual Sean Costello Memorial Celebration at Northside Tavern with The Cazanovas, Bill Sheffield, Jon Liebman, The Georgia Flood, Rod Hamdallah, Frets on Fire, the Larry Griffith Band, and more. Doors open at 6:30 and music starts at 7. Tickets are $10.

Also Saturday, Big Bill Morganfield is at Blind Willie's. Anders Osborne performs at the Sweet Water 420 Festival. Dennis Gruenling & Doug Deming are at Darwin's and Frankie's Blues Mission is at The Family Dog. The Wild Oats are at Fat Matt's and Brandon Reeves is at Hottie Hawgs. Francine Reed is at Red Clay Theatre in Duluth and the Sweet & Salty Blues Band is at Studio T at 4040 Chapel Hill Rd in Douglasville. Heather Luttrell continues at Two Urban Licks.

Sunday, Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern and Fat Back Deluxe is at Fat Matt's. Locals in Acworth has the Sunday Night Jam.

Have a great holiday weekend! Have fun and keep on bluesin'!


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