it’s time to look head to the coming week and see what’s new in blues around Atlanta.
First, let’s look at the regularly scheduled events for each day, and then we will look at the special events:
For regularly scheduled events, be aware that sometimes circumstances may change.
Every Monday, you can jam with Lola at Northside Tavern. The Truett Lollis Trio plays at Darwin’s in Marietta and for July, Pead Boy and the Pork Bellys are at Fat Matt’s. Barry Richman hosts a jam at Dixie Tavern.
Tuesday, Bill Sheffield hosts an acoustic jam at Darwin’s. Liz Melendez has the Acoustic Living Room at 120 Tavern in Marietta. There’s also an Open Mic with Bones at Nik’s Place in Marietta. J.T. Speed is at Fat Matt’s. Nathan Nelson and The Entertainment Crackers are at Northside Tavern.
Wednesday, John McKnight hosts the blues jam at Darwin’s. Adam Holliday is the host for the jam at Nik’s Place. Yhe Hollidays are at Fat Matt’s. Mudcat is at Northside Tavern.
Thursday, The Cazanovas host the electric jam at Darwin’s. The Breeze Kings are usually at Northside Tavern and Chickenshack is at Fat Matt’s.
Friday, Chicago Joe usually has a Student Jam at Tin Roof Cantina.
Saturday, Katie Martin hosts an afternoon jam at Darwin’s.
Sundays, Burning Time is at Fat Matt’s and Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern.
Now, here are this week’s special events:
Monday, Timo Arthur is at Blind Wlllie’s. Art Holliday is at Nik’s Place and The Mar-Tans are at Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint.
Tuesday, Blues Station is at Blind Willie’s, Cooper Tisdale is at Two Urban Licks, and The Bob Page Trio is at Sweet Georgia’s.
Wednesday, the Boo Hoo Ramblers are at Blind Willie’s, The Breeze Kings appear with Tommy Brown at Sweet Georgia’s, and Burning Time is at Two Urban Licks.
Thursday, it’s the monthly blues jam with The Laurence Rosenthal Project at Steve’s Live Music. Heather Lutrell is at Blind Willie’s and Bill Sheffield is at The Intercontinental Hotel. Nathan Nelson is at Nik’s Place.
Friday, Boz Scaggs appears at The Atlanta Botanical Garden. Bob Margolin is at Blind Willie’s and Skinny Velvet visits Darwin’s. Lady T & The Totals are at Fat Matt’s while The Georgia Flood play an acoustic set at Marlee’s Coffee and Tea. Stoney Brooks is at Northside Tavern, The Joe Pitts Band is at Steve’s Live Music, and Heather Lutrell is at Two Urban Licks.
Saturday, the Atlanta Blues Society monthly meeting and jam is at Darwin’s in the afternoon , with Cody Matlock and ndy Makely as musical guests. Come on out, see how much fun it is and join if you haven’t already!
Also Saturday, the Selwyn Birchwood Blues Band comes to Darwin’s in the evening, while Houserocker Johnson and The Shadows are at Blind Willie’s. Seminole Jackson is at Fat Matt’s. The SaNa Band peforms at Bikes, Blues and BBQ at Holmes Senior Center . 515 John Wesley Dobbs Blvd S Blvd. It’s the Electromatics’ CD Release Party and Jon’s Birthday Bash at Northside Tavern. Heather Lutrell is at Two Urban Licks, and, of course, the Tedeschi Trucks Band is at Verizon Amphitheatre.
That’s what I know for this week! Feel free to subscribe to get this columnn in your email, join me at Keep the Blues Alive on Facebook, nd follow me at @bluesATL. Have fun, and keep on bluesin’!