Tickets for the Georgia Blues & Roots Festival now on sale.
We have 3 levels of seating available: VIP Reserved @ $50 per seat or $300 for a table for 6; Stadium Seating @ $25, and Lawn @ $15. Once again the ABS has reserved the best table seating in our name and is allowing our membership to purchase seating/tickets directly from us. You can pay us in person and reserve your spot without having to pay the TicketMaster fee. In addition early ticket sales help us with cash flow for advertising and other up front costs. Contact George Klein at a monthly Gathering, out and about at a blues show or email him at for other options. Tickets are also available at the Mable House Barnes Box Office or through TicketMaster.


Monday – Jam with Lola at Northside Tavern
Monday – Open Jam with Barry Richman at the Dixie Tavern, Marietta
Tuesday – Acoustic Open Mic w/Bones – Nik’s Place, Marietta
Tuesday - Blues Jam / Open Mic - Montie's Public House (ex-Zuffy's)
Tuesday – (1st Tuesdays) Open Mic with Tom Hill Band at Gold Dust Bar and Grill , Tucker
Wednesday – (alt. Weds.) Towne Cinema Blues Jam at Avondale Towne Cinema, Avondale, 8pm
Wednesday – Open Jam w/ The Cazanovas - Darwin’s, Sandy Springs
Wednesday – Jake Jam at Moonshadow Tavern, Tucker (3rd Weds of month)
Wednesday – (alt. Weds.) Open Mic with Tom Hill Band at Will Henry’s Tavern, Stone Mountain
Thursdays – Jan 12 and Jan 26 – Open Jam w/ Tom Hill at Gilly's Bar & Grill, Dunwoody 8-12
Thursday - (2nd & 4th) Open Jam with Tom Hill Band at Gold Dust Bar, Tucker, 9pm
Thursday – Open Jam w/Nathan Nelson – Nik’s Place, Marietta
Thursday -- Lady D's Musician Jam – Vibes Night Club, Decatur, GA, 9pm
Saturday – Open Mic w/ Tom Hill Band at Gold Dust Bar & Grill, Tucker (1st, 3rd & 5th Sat) 8pm
Saturday – Katie Martin's Afternoon Open Mic, 1pm-5pm – Darwin's, Sandy Springs
Sunday – Jam on The Patio at Comeback Bar & Grill – The Tom Hill Band – June 11 & 25, 4-8


Saturday, June 24:
Tribute, a Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band opens for the Jerry Garcia Cover Band at the Variety Playhouse, Little 5 Points, 8pm

Saturday, June 24:
The Breeze Kings play Matilda's Cottage, Alpharetta, GA, 8pm
Bring your chairs and picnic to enjoy music under the pines.

Saturday, June 24:
Dani Mac & Company play at Shuffle's Bar, Winder, GA, 9pm

Saturday, June 24:
Larry Griffith Band at the 3rd Annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ at Falcons Fury Harley Davidson in Conyers, GA 12pm-4pm

Saturday, June 24:
Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal Live at MadLife!
Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal are fresh off a 27-city European tour spanning 7 different countries. The final show of their European tour - at the world-famous Ancienne Belgique in Brussels, Belgium - was recorded live and will be released on June 2, 2017. You can watch videos from the show HERE to get a taste of their live show. Josh was also a contestant on Season 12 of NBC's The Voice earlier this year, and Rolling Stone described as an artist who "sang with fire and exuded a natural joy." Additional information on Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal can be found at

Monday, June 26:
Beatles Jam for Pepperland Music Camp at Darwin's Sandy Springs, 5pm-10pm.  We're having a Beatles Jam to help raise awareness and funds for Pepperland Music Camp! Join over 30 musicians as we play all your favorite Beatles tunes.


Friday, June 30:
Delta Moon at Tunes by the Tracks in Stone Mountain Village, 7pm-9pm
Concerts are free and will be held rain or shine, bring a lawn chair  and come on out and support this ABS Musician Sponsor, all are welcome!

Sunday, July 2:
The Spirit of Rush rocks Darwin's w/ the Reese Boyd Project, 6pm-10pm

Saturday, July 8:
Rockabilly Kitty Rose plays the Southern Surf Stomp at Karvarna Oakhurst, 7pm

Saturday, July 8:
ACZA presents Roux Du Bayou, 7pm
Dorothy Benson Center 6500 Vernon Woods Dr. NE, Atlanta GA 30328
A special welcome to all those who took our recent introductory Zydeco Classes at Darwin's. Free beginning dance lesson starts at 7pm, Dance begins at 8pm. • 

Beginner Cajun Dance Classes start again on June 22, 2017 at Darwin's Sandy Springs.  Three Consecutive Thursday nights, June 22, 29, and July 6 from 6:30-8pm.  $30 for all three classes or $10 per class. Pre-register by contacting ACZA at

Friday, July 14:
Diane Durrett will be doing a live recording at Eddie's Attic, 9:30pm
Come join Diane and Junebug and experience their live recording.  Click HERE for tickets.

Saturday, July 15:
Blues Barbevue and Jam – Hosted by Dr. Love of WIGO, AM 1570. Starr Park, 803 FOrest Parkway, City of Forest Park, GA 30279. Bring lawn chairs, no dogs, no outside food or beverage; there will be food and beverage on site.

Saturday, July 15:
The Breeze Kings play Whiskey Mistress, Atlanta, 9:30pm

Saturday, July 22:
The Rockabilly Reckoning featuring Kitty Rose at B3 Bar & Grill, Austell, GA


Please call to confirm dates and times...

Saturday, June 24
          SaNa and Friends – B’s Cracklin BBQ
          Damon Fowler – Blind Willie’s
          The Whiskey Gentry Trio – The Crimson Moon, Dahlonega
          Sal’s Soulful Sinners – Darwin’s, Sandy Springs
          Larry Griffith Band, 12-4 pm @ the 3rd Annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ - Falcons Fury
                    Harley Davidson, Conyers
          The Vipers – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
          Stiff Kitty – Gold Dust Bar and Grill, Tucker
          Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal, early show; Trae Pierce & T Stones, late show –
                    Madlife Stage & Studios, Woodstock
          The Breeze Kings – Matilda’s, Alpharetta
          Electric Codpiece / Dave Bard Birthday – MoonShadow Tavern, Tucker
          Marty Manous – Nik’s Place, Marietta
          Mudcat and the Atlanta Horns – Northside Tavern
          Tommy Talton – Red Clay Music Foundry, Duluth
          Sweet Lu Olutosin CD Release Show: Meet Me at the Crossroads – Red Light Café
          Dani Mac & Company – Shuffle’s Bar, Winder
          The Joey Stuckey Trio, Origin Mile opens – Smith’s Olde Bar
          Open Jam with the Tom Hill Band – Tucker American Legion, Tucker
          Tribute (ABB tribute) opens for the Jerry Garcia Cover Band – Variety Playhouse
          Randall Bramblett Band CD Release Party – The Vista Room, Decatur

Sunday, June 25
          ABS Gathering & Jam, 3-6 pm, host: Breeze Kings – Vista Room at Napoleon’s, Decatur
          Larry Griffith Duo, noon-3pm – Bub-Ba-Q, Jasper
          Jam on the patio with the Tom Hill Band – Comeback Bar & Grill, Tucker
          Tom & Juli – The Crimson Moon, Dahlonega
          Mandi Strachota, 3:30 pm – Darwin’s, Sandy Springs
          10,000 Pontiacs – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
          Garrett Collins – Motorheads, McDonough
          Uncle Sugar – Northside Tavern

Monday, June 26
          Brandon Reeves – Blind Willie’s
          Beatles Jam for Pepperland Music Camp – Darwin’s, Sandy Springs
          Pork Bellys – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
          Jam w/ Mike Watson & Friends - Loco's Grill & Pub, Alpharetta
          Blues Jam hosted by Lola – Northside Tavern
          Atlanta Songwriters Club Meet Up – Red Light Café

Tuesday, June 27
          Frankie’s Blues Mission – Blind Willie’s
          Jon Cleary – City Winery
          Poverty Level – Darwin’s, Sandy Springs
          Gray & the Bad Boys – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack


Sunday, June 25
            ABS Gathering & Jam, 3-6 pm, host: The Breeze Kings
          at The Vista Room at Napoleon’s, Decatur

Tuesday, June 27
            Jon Cleary – City Winery

Friday, June 30
          Markey Blue – Darwin’s, Sandy Springs

Saturday, July 15
            Tedeschi Trucks Band Wheels of Soul Tour – Fox Theatre                      
                        Featuring Hot Tuna and the Wood Brothers

Friday, July 21
           John Hammond – Eddie’s Attic
          Gary Clark, Jr. – The Tabernacle

Friday, August 4
            Tinsley Ellis and Blues is Dead – Terminal West

Sunday, August 20
            Atlanta Blues Challenge – Hard Rock Cafe

Sunday, September 17
            Lazer Lloyd – Smith’s Olde Bar

Thursday, September 21
            Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue – The Tabernacle

September 22-24
            GABBAfest 2017 – Douglas Theatre, Macon
                        Featuring the Freight Train w/ special guest Vaylor & Melody Tructs,
                       Lefty Collins & the No Mercy Band, Royal Johnson, The GABBA Member’s Jam.

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