I have lots more info about the weekend than I had earlier when I did the “This Week” report so here’s the list for your weekend blues’. As for us, it is my husband’s birthday on Friday and we are expanding the celebration to Saturday and seeing Ted Drozdowski and The Scissormen, one of his all-time favorites!
If you are interested in a little road trip, GABBAfest is taking place all weekend from Friday until Sunday Featuring the Freight Train with special guest Vaylor & Melody Trucks, Lefty Collins & the No Mercy Band, Royal Johnson, and The GABBA Member’s Jam. here’s no other Allman Brothers celebration like GABBAfest!
The Donna Hopkins Band is at Darwin’s and Houserocker Johnson & the Shadows are at Blind Willie’s. Stoney Brooks is at Northside Tavern. The Juke Joint Dukes play Fat Matt’s and Ruby Velle and the Soulphonics celebrate Stax Records’ 60th Anniversary at The Vista Room. Jessie Albright & Foster Blues are at Avalon Nights in Alpharetta and Zaib Kahn is at Eddie’s Attic in Decatur. The Larry Griffith Duo plays GC BBQ in Roswell and Dumpstafunk is at Terminal West.
Ted Drozdowski and The Scissormen are at Darwin’s. Francine Reed is at Blind Willie;s and Ron Cooley & the Hard Times are at Fat Matt’s Rib Shack. The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern. An Evening Under the Stars Blues Festival II takes place at Wolfcreek Amphitheater, featuring Pokey, Sir Charles Jones, Willie Clayton, Tucka, and Sheba Potts Wright. The Rockaholics are at Buckeye’s Getaway. The Barry Richman Band is at MoonShadow Tavern. Michelle Malone, Caroline Aiken and Dede Vogt are in the Round at Eddie’s Attic and Diane Durrett is at Matilda’s, in Alpharetta. The Larry Griffith Duo continues at GC BBQ and Michael Preston is at Nik’s Place in Marietta.
Mandi Strachota has a CD Release at Darwin’ and 10,000 Pontiacs are at Fat Matt’s. Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern.
That’s it! Have fun and keep on bluesin’!