October is here and my favorite time of year! The evenings are cool and the blues are cooler still! Here's where to find the live blues this week:
Friday, Houserocker Johnson is at Blind Willie's and The Hollidays appear at Darwin's in Marietta. the Frankie Miller group is at Fat Matt's and The Breeze Kings are at Good ol' Days in Cumming. The Barry Richman Band is at Nik's Place in Marietta and Swami Gone Bananas entertains at Northside Tavern. Tommy Talton appears with Kofi Burbridge & special guests at Steve's Live Music in Sandy Springs. Chicago Joe has a student jam at Tin Roof Cantina.
Saturday the Grayson Blues Festival in downtown Grayson includes the Sonny Moorman Group and Lil Al's Soul Funk Revivial. Francine Reed joins The Shadows at Blind Willie's and Dennis Gruening & Doug Deming appear at Darwin's. Sly Dog is at Fat Matt's and Little G Weevil & Tamara Nicolai are at Gulf Coast Grill in Suwanee. Lola and the Blue Ladies are at Northside Tavern. Men in Blues open for Little River Band at Powder Springs' 175th Anniversary Celebration.
Sunday afternoon, Blind Willie's participates in the Streets Alive! event in Virginia Highlands. Also Sunday,Francine Reed is at The Family Dog . Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern and Fat Back Delixe is at Fat Matt's.
That's it for this week!Have fun and keep on bluesin'!
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