The biggest blues news for Atlanta this week is Blues Stotts at Blind Willie’s, the annual tribute by the Atlanta Blues Society to late long-time member Larry Stotts. You don’t have to have known Larry, though, to enjoy fantastic music from the wildly popular Jeff Jensen Band, the Clarksdale Regulators, and some of Atlanta’s best musicians! And there’s lots of other good stuff happening all over town. Check it out and go have some fun!
Bill Sheffield is at Blind Willie’s. Mike Watson hosts the jam at Loco’s in Alpharetta and Lola is the host for the jam at Northside Tavern.
Poverty Level is at Darwin’s and The Red Stone Ramblers are at Blind Willie’s. Ross Pead & Friends are at Front Page News in Little 5 Points. Swami Gone Bananas is at Northside Tavern and there is an acoustic open mic with Bones at Nik’s Place in Marietta. The Larry Griffith Band is at Two Urban Licks.
Darwin’s has the blues jam with The Cazanovas. Scott Glazer’s Mojo Dojo k is at Blind Willie’s and Mudcat is at Northside Tavern. Zaib Kahn hosts the open blues jam at Nik’s Place and there’s a blues jam with Nick Edelstein & Friends at Cabbage Pie. Blues and Brews features Funky Bluester at Hard Rock Café.
Cody Matlock & Friends are at Darwin’s and Heather Luttrell is at Blind Willie’s. Chickenshack is at Fat Matt’s and Nathan Nelson is acoustic at Nik’s Place. The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern. Lady D hosts her Eastside Thursday Rocking Open Mic Jam at Vibes Nite Club. Still Bill, A Tribute to Bill Withers takes place at The Vista Room at Napoleon’s in Decatur.
Darwin’s has The Marty Manous Band and James Armstrong is at Blind Willie’s. Albert White is at Northside Tavern and The Michael Reston Band is at Nik’s Place. Funky Bluester is at Buckeye’s Getaway and Patrick Sweany, Rod Hamdallah and Truett are at Smith’s Olde Bar and Delta Moon is at The Vista Room. The Juke Joint Dukes play Two Urban Licks.
Blues Stotts takes place at Blind Willie’s, with Jeff Jensen, The Clarksdale Regulators, The Cazanovas, Garrett Collins and Bennie Mobley. The Paul Nelson Band is at Darwin’s and Tribute – a celebration of The Allman Brothers Band is at Northside Tavern. V8 Rickshaw is at Nik’s Place and Smith’s Olde Bar has Rockin’ for Our Veterans with ThunderGypsy. The Juke Joint Dukes are at Two Urban Licks.
Darwin’s has the GC/DC Recital and Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern.
That’s it! Have fun and keep on bluesin’!