It;s hot outside but the blues are always cool! Here is where the blues are this week. I will first list the regularly scheduled appearances for each day, and then the guests fappearing in and around the area that day,
Monday, Thr Truett Lollis triio is at Darwin’s in Marietta, Dry White Toast is at Fat Matt’s and you can participate in Open Mic night with Barry Richman at Dixie Tavern in Marietta or jam with Lola at Northside Tavern.
Guest appearances Monday include Little G Weevil at Blind Willie/s, The Breeze Kings at Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint, and Bobby Swain and The Blues Generation at The Speakeasy Lounge .
Tuesday, Liz Melendez hosts the Acoustic Living Room at 120 Tavern in Marietta. Bill Sheffield hosts the acoustic jam at Darwin’s. Burning Time performs at Fat Matt’s. Nathan Nelson & Entertainment Crackers are at Northside Tavern.Damon Fowler is at Blind Willie’s
Guests are The Holidays at Blind Willie’s and The Bob Page Trio at Sweet Georgia’s.
Wednesday, Wednesday, John McKnight hots the Pro Jam at Darwin’s., unless he is on tour, in which case there will be a guest host. The Georgia Flood performs at Fat Matt’s and Mudcat is at Northside Tavern. Adam Holliday hosts the blues jam at Nik’s Place
Andrew Black appears at Blind Willie’s.
Thursday, it’s the blues jam with The Cazanovas at Darwin’s. Nathan Nelson hosts the jam at Nik’s Place while Chickenshack is at Fat Matt’s. The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern.
Heather Lutrell guests at Blind Willie’s,
Friday, guest appearances include the Donna Hopkins Band at Darwin’s and Damon Fowler at Blind Willie’s. Spanky and the Love Handles are at Fat Matt’s, Nathan Morgan is at Nik’s Place, and the one and only Colonel Bruce Hampton is at Northside Tavern.
Saturday, Katie Martin hosts her regular afternoon jam at Darwin’s.
Later Saturday, Uncle Sugar is the scheduled guest. The City of Refuge People’s Fest at Atlantic Stion features Mark Broussard and Sonia Leigh. Houserocker Johnson is at Blind Willie’s and Billy George is at Fat Matt’s. The busy Donna Hopkins Band is at Moonshadow Tavern in Tucker, Marty Manous is at Nik’s Place, and Ike Stubblefield is at Northside Tavern.
Sundays, Snake Legs are at Fat Matt’s and Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern.
Also Sunday, the Atlanta Blues Society meeting is at Shorty’s Pizza in Tucker, featuring The Junkyard Dogz. If you aren’t a member yet, come out and join!
That’s this for this week! Feel free to follow me at @bluesATL for updates during the week and check here on Thursdays for This Weekend. Have fun and keep on bluesin’!