It’s a stellar week of blues music in Atlanta, with Jason Ricci performing twice, with Long Tall Deb and with The Bad Kind, the Atlanta Blues Society Gathering and Jam, and The Laid Back Festival just a few of the events! Take a look and go out and get your blues!
Matt Pendrick is at Blind Willie’s and Larry Griffith is at Fat Matt’s. Mike Watson hosts the jam at Loco’s in Alpharetta and Lola is the host for the jam at Northside Tavern. Mikhail Peterson & Friends are at MoonShadow Tavern.
Poverty Level is at Darwin’s and The Real Deal Blues Band is at Blind Willie’s. J.T. Speed is at– Fat Matt’s and 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. There is also a blues jam hosted by Frankie’s Blues Mission at Montie’s Public House and Wesley Cook is at Hard Rock Café
Darwin’s has the blues jam with The Cazanovas. The Mojo Dojo Band is at Blind Willie’s and Michael Preston is at Fat Matt’s. 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 takes place at Hard Rock Café with Bill Sheffield and the S.O.L. Acoustic Open Mic is at MoonShadow Tavern.
Cody Matlock & Friends are at Darwin’s and Sweet Betty and the Shadows are at Blind Willie’s. Chickenshack is at Fat Matt’s. .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 and The Mike Lowry Band is at MoonShadow Tavern.
Jason Ricci and Long Tall Deb are at Darwin’s and Sandra Hall and the Shadows are at Blind Willie’s. ThunderGypsy entertain Fat Matt’s and Northside Tavern celebrates Bill Sheffield’s Birthday Party. Leaf Land is at MoonShadow Tavern and Geoff Achison and The Vista Room in Decatur. has its 1 Year Anniversary Party with Bogey and the Viceroy. The Way Back Band is at Doc’s Food and Spirits in Smyrna.
Jason Ricci & the Bad Kind are at Darwin’s. Houserocker Johnson and the Shadows are at Blind Willie’s and The Wild Hares are at Fat Matt;s. Lola and Eddie Tigner present a Pianofest at Northside Tavern. Way Back Band continues at Doc’s Food and Spirits.The Larry Griffith Band is at The Painted Pin and The Breeze Kings are at B’s Cracklin’ BBQ. The Laid Back Fest takes place at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Alpharetta, featuring Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Gregg Allman Band with Devon Allman, Jaimo’s Jazz Band, and Bishop Gunn.
The ABS Gathering and Jam with Ira Malkin & the Vipers takes place from 3-6 pm at Red Light Café. 10,000 Pontiacs are Fat Matt’s and Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern. There’s a Gospel Brunch at Eddie’s Attic, with Mudcat and the Atlanta Horns, Mandi Strachota, and Beverly “Guitar” Watkins
That’s it! Have fun and keep on bluesin’!