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This weekend: Find the blues in and around Atlanta August 8-10, 2014

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It's time to find the blues in and around Atlanta for this weekend.

Please take special note that Eddie Tigner is having a birthday bash this weekend to celebrate his 88th birthday! Happy birthday, Eddie!! We love you!

Here we go!

Friday, Sandra Hall is at Blind Willie's. The Sweet and Salty Blues Band visits Darwin's in Marietta and Sana Blues is at Fat Matt's. Dirty South TV hosts the Electric Lunch Hour with Nine Times Blue at Dixie Tavern in Marietta. Northside Tavern hosts Eddie Tigner's 88th Birthday Bash and Ralph Roddenberry is at Steve's Live Music in Sandy Springs.

Saturday, Mudcat and The Atlanta Horns come to Darwin's and Houserocker Johnson is at Blind Willie's. Ron Cooley & The Hard Times are at Fat Matt's and the Funky Kings are at Nik's Place in Marietta. Ike Stubblefield is at Northside Tavern. Katie Martin also hosts the afternoon jam at Darwin's.

Sunday, there is a gospel show from 2 pm until 8 pm at Blind Willie's, featuring Bill Sheffield, Nathan Nelson, Tanglewood Tonic, Brandon Reeves, Bob Page and a surprise guest. Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern and Tony Bryant is at Fat Matt's. Locals in Acworth has the Sunday night jam.

That's it for this weekend. Don't forget to follow me at @bluesATL and @rhettaa and at Keep the Blues Alive on Facebook! Have fun and keep on bluesin'!

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

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