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This weekend: Find the blues in and around Atlanta, December 29-22, 2013

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It's nearly Christmas and then New Year's. Let's celebrate the rest of the holiday season with some live blues!

Here's where to find some great shows this weekend:

Friday, Sandra Hall comes to Blind Willie's and Marty Manous is at Darwin's in Marietta. Andrew Black returns to Good Ol' Days in Cumming. Rough Draft is at Fat Matt's and the 1st Annual Friends of Richie and Gathering takes place at MoonShadow Tavern in Tucker With Richie Jones, Ralph Roddenbery, Donna Hopkins, Gibson Wilbanks, Soctt McCredy Band, Jason Kenney, Brian Ashley Jones, Carly Gibson, BJ Wilbanks.

Also Friday, The Rockaholics are at Howard's in Smyrna and Chris Duarte is at Nik's Place. Stoney Brooks is at Northside Tavern and Michelle Malone is at Steve's Live Music. Chicago Joe has a student jam at Tin Roof Cantina.

Saturday, The Georgia Flood has a CD Release Party at Darwin's and Big Bill Morganfield is at Blind Willie's. The Blind Boys of Alabama and Soul Suga with Yonrico Scott and Diane Durrett are at Eddie's Attic. Dry White Toast is at Fat Matt's and Eddie TIgner & Lola present Dueling Pianos at Northside Tavern.. Col. Bruce Hampton and the Madrid Express are at Red Light Cafe and Frankie Robinson, Tommy Macon and the Gentle Men of Jazz perform at Steve's Live Music.

Sunday, the Billy George Duo hosts the Blues Brunch at Cypress Pint & Plate. The Blind Boys of Alabama appear again at Eddie's Attic at 1:30 pm. Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern and Snake Legs is at Fat Matt's. Locals has the Sunday Night Jam.

That's all for now. Keep on bluesin' and have a Merry Christmas from your Blues Examiner!


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