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This weekend: Find the blues in and Around Atlanta August 23-25, 2014

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It's time to look at the blues happening in and around Atlanta for the coming weekend. Please note that you have two opportunities to do some good and have some fun: Hicks for Habitat with Taylor Hicks and Donna Hopkins on Friday at Westside Cultural Arts Center and the benefit for Dave Roth on Sunday at Northside Tavern. Here we go:

Friday

Delta Moon visits Blind Willie's. The Larry Griffith Band is at Darwin's in Marietta and Mike Lowry is at Fat Matt's. The Breeze Kings are at The Alamo in Newnan and The Cazanovas are at the Arena Tavern in Duluth. Dirthy South TV present the Electric Lunch Hour with Elder sun at Dixie Tavern in Marietta and the Bradley Chandler Band is at MoonShadow Tavern in Tucker. Stoney Brooks entertains at Northside Tavern and The Electromatics are at Steve's Live Music in Sandy Springs, featuring Jon Liebman.Swami Goes Bananas is at the Painted Pen.

Also on Friday, Taylor Hicks and Donna Hopkins perform in Hicks for Habitat at the Westside Cultural Arts Center, a benefit for Habitat for Humanity. Cooper Tisdale is at Two Urban Licks.

Saturday

The Little G Weevil Band performs at Darwin's. The BooHoo Ramblers are at Blind Willie's and Blue Roads are at Fat Matt's. Donna Hopkins and Jeff Sipe are at Music on Main in Lilburn and Marty Manou is at Nik's Place. The Mar-Tans are at Northside Tavern with Count M'Butu. Cooper Tisdale is at Two Urban Licks and The Rebirth Brass Band is at Terminal West.

Sunday

There is a benefit for Dave Roth at Blind Willie's featuring The Breeze Kings, Bill Sheffield, Matt Wauchope, Joe McGuinness, Nathan Nelson, Swami Gone Bananas, The Electromatics, Dan Sheffield, and more.

Also on Sunday, Tony Bryant is at Fat Matt's and Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern. Locals in Acworth has the Sunday Night Jam and The Timo Arthur Trio is at Two Urban Licks.

That's it for this jam-packed weekend. Have fun, and keep on bluesin'!

Frequently Mentioned Venues

Blind Willie's Blues Club
828 N Highland Ave
Atlanta, GA

Darwin's Blues Club
1508 Roswell Rd
Mariettta GA

Fat Matt's Rib Shack
1811 Piedmong Ave NW
Atlanta GA

Northside Tavern
1058 Howell Mill Rd NW
Atlanta GA
Nik's Place
645 Whitlock Ave
Marietta GA

Locals Bar and Grill
6380 Bells Ferry Rd
Acworth GA

Steve's Live Music
234 Hildebrand Dr
Sandy Springs, GA