What a week again for the blues and, indeed, for music in general with the festivals in and around town! There’s Sweetwater420 at Olympic Park and the Big Shanty Festival in Kennesaw adding to the general merriment, so choose your indoor or outdoor pleasure and support live music!
Mudcat is at Blind Willie’s and The Larry Griffith Band is at Fat Matt’s. The Blues Jam is hosted by Lola st Northside Tavern. Donna Hopkins is at MoonShadow Tavern in Tucker.
Poverty Level is at Darwin’s and Taylor Neal is at Blind Willie’s. Swami Gone Bananas is at Northside Tavern and there is an acoustic open mic with Bones at Nik’s Place in Marietta. Davina & The Vagabonds are at Eddie’s Attic in Decatur.
Darwin’s has the blues jam with The Cazanovas and The Electromatics are at Blind Willie. Mudcat is at Northside Tavern and Zaib Kahn hosts the open blues jam at Nik’s Place. Jake Holliday’s Blues Jam takes place at MoonShadow Tavern.
Cody Matlock & The Mothership 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 and Ross Pead is at MoonShadow Tavern. Eileen Howard appears at Oakhurst Jazz Nights in Decatur and Taylor Smith & The Roamin’ Jasmin visit the Vista Room.
Rae & The Royal Peacocks at Darwins and George Hughley & The Shadows are at Blind Willie’s. Dani Mac & Company are at Fat Matt’s. The Colin Alvarez Band is at Nik’s Place and The The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern. Southern Avenue is at SweetWater 420 Fest in Centennial Olympic Park. Madlife hosts Motown Party, A Tribute to Stax Records. Frankie’s Blues Mission is at Maxell’s Cigar Bar in Woodstock and The Mike Veal Band is at Napoleon’s Grill in Decatur.
Southern Avenue & Brandon “Taz” Niederauer are at the Sweetwater 420 AfterParty at Terminal West
Anders Osborne is at 1pm and Tedeschi Trucks Band is at 8:30 pm at SweetWater 420 Fest at
Centennial Olympic Park. Hill Roberts is at Darwin’s and Houserocker Johnson & The Shadows are at Blind Willie’s. The Juke Joint Dukes are at Fat Matt’s and Roger “Hurricane” Wilson appears at 5:30-6 pm at the Big Shanty Festival in Kennesaw. Ross Pead has an early show at Northside Tavern, followed by the Nathan Morgan Band. The Dixie Divas are at Avondale Towne Cinema and SaturDAY Drinking with Fatback Deluxe happens at 2 pm at DJ Rockin’ Road Trip in Decatur. Frankie’s Blues Mission is at L.Marie’s Southern Cuisine, Kennesaw and The Breeze Kings are at Meehan’s Public House in Sandy Springs. Hurly and Good Company are at MoonShadow Tavern and The Bretheren are at Nik’s Place. The Diva’s with a Cause Jukebox Jam Benefit takes place at the Strand Theatre in Marietta.
Darwin’s hosts The Joey Tenuto Band and Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern. Dani Mac & Company play a Benefit for Larry Tracy at Moonshadow Tavern.
That’s it! Have fun and keep on bluesin[!