WEEKLY JAMS
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
Wednesday – Jake Jam at Moonshadow Tavern, Tucker (3rd Wednesday of each month)
Wednesday – (alt. Weds.) Open Mic with Tom Hill Band at Will Henry’s Tavern, Stone Mountain
Thursday – Jelly Jam – open jam – Darwin’s, Sandy Springs
Thursday – Open Jam w/Nathan Nelson – Nik’s Place, Marietta
Saturday – Katie Martin's Afternoon Open Mic, 1pm-5pm – Darwin's, Sandy Springs


THIS WEEK...

This week with Larry Griffith
Monday, April 15, Fat Matts Rib Shack, 8pm
Fri, Apr 19, Kimpton Overland Hotel, 6-9pm?
Sun, Apr 21, Duo at Bub-Ba-Q, Jasper, 12-3pm?
Sun, Apr 21, Uncle Sugar, Northside Tavern, 9pm?

This week with The Breeze Kings
The Breeze Kings are the top blues band in Atlanta, voted best blues act by Creative Loafing many times over, they are the real deal. They play real blues and play it honestly, skillfully, with passion, and always entertaining. 
Tuesday, Apr 16, Braselton Brewing Co, 6-9pm
Thursday, Apr 18, Northside Tavern, 10pm

This week with The Garrett Collins Project
The Garrett Collins Project is a Funky Blues Based Rock Power Trio based out of Atlanta Georgia. Front man Garrett Collins is a young gun guitar player and vocalist that has been touring up and down the south east for the past three years! Bass player Dennis Stevenson and Drummer Justin Raffield are like a freight train chasing Garrett down the whole show!
Thurs, Apr 18, Two Urban Licks, 7:30pm
Fri, Apr 19, Celtic Tavern, Conyers, 8:30pm
Sat, Apr 20, Tom's Place, Cartersville, 9pm
Sun, Apr 21, Gypsy Rose, Roswell, 1-4pm

Wednesday, April 17, 10pm:
Tyler Neal's Weekly Wednesday at the Northside Tavern – Come see Tyler Neal and friends every Wednesday night at Northside Tavern. You never know who will show up.

Wednesday April 17, 7:30-10pm:

Red Sugar Blues plays at The Velvet Note, Alpharetta, GA – doors open at 6:30pm for your dining pleasure, $20 – the most prominent jazz club in Georgia... presents for the first time 'Red Sugar Blues' one of the hottest upcoming blues bands in Georgia... mesmerizing vocals...melodic rhythms... and soulful vibrations... Featuring Bill Hart master guitarist and Ahsa Ahla, percussionist... purchase tickets to support Red Sugar Blues with a sold out crowd... come and be sprinkled... to wind down... with distinctive velvety blues sounds...amazing atmosphere... inviting menu... superb staff... https://thevelvetnote.com/red-sugar-blues/

Thursday, April 18, 7-10pm:
Donna Hopkins w/ Ralph Roddenbery at Earth Brewing Company, Roswell – Donna Hopkins is a complete musician. A singer, songwriter, guitarist, producer, band leader and sound engineer extraordinaire. Her raw, passionate voice is comparable to Bonnie Raitt and Susan Tedeschi and she can hold her own with anyone on guitar.

Thursday, April 18, 8pm:
Windstorm Productions presents Classic Deep Purple Live Performed by Glenn Hughes – Center Stage – Glenn Hughes is a Vocalist/bass guitarist/songwriter, a true original. No other rock musician has carved such a distinctive style. TICKETS.

Thursday, April 18, 8:30pm, Free:
Third Thursday Blues Jam withthe Cazanovas @ Darwin's – The Cazanovas bring you their own incomparable "Kick Ass Blues" for each and every show, melding timeless blues style that every audience relates to with a fresh energy that keeps them hungry for more. And more they get... Well known blues standards are infused with new groove-driven power, and original tunes are immersed in musical passion and intensity, with lyrics that speak to the force of shared experience. The passion, energy and intensity from each member is apparent as what comes out is “music that is rooted in blues, but doesn't necessarily sound like a copy of something that we've heard before.”

Thursday, April 18, 9pm:
Wasted Potential Brass Band with Mandi Strachota @ Gypsy Rose, Roswell – Wasted Potential Brass Band is Atlanta's pop up party starter. Powered by tuba goodness this brass band got its start playing on the streets of Decatur, GA. The name Wasted Potential is the definition of irony. They feature a second line street beat, southern horn section, blues vocals and body shaking sousaphone as bass. They're what fun sounds like.

Saturday, April 20, 7pm:

At 7:00 PM on April 20th, 2019, MadLife will host these amazing artists for an evening celebrating 4/20, peace, love and harmony. High South creates a feeling of warmth in their music and fills music lovers’ ears with beautiful melodies and powerful vocal harmonies. The fronting trio includes Jamey Garner, Kevin Campos, and Phoenix Mendoza. Their performances create a vision that is said to be “like a warm musical breeze that blows through California’s hills and canyons – across its mystical high desert and into the heart of America”.

COMING SOON...


Love Radio and Accent Productions present the 10th Annual BAR-B-QUE COOK OFF, Car & Bike Show and Music Festival. Noon to 9pm, April 27th at Starr Park, 803 Forest Parkway in Forest Park GA. Featuring: 2Eartha Sims, Pete Peterson, Willie Hill, Darrell White, Albert White, Morris Roberts, Angel Faye, Joe Tex Jr. II, DJ Kizzy Rock, and O.C. & The Soul Patrol Gang. All hosted by Diamond. Seeking Pit Masters, Sponsors and Vendors; call Tom 678.613.7681 or Al 404.668.9235. Raffle Tickets and V.I.P. tickets available online: www.AnnualBarbqueCookoff.com



At 7 PM on Saturday May 4th 2019, MadLife will host Angie Aparo for a night of powerful and deeply moving original music. Sony publishing artist Angie Aparo is a songwriting legend. He is the talent behind the Grammy-winning song performed by Faith Hill, 'Cry'. Tim McGraw, Big & Rich and Miley Cyrus can also be added to the list of well-known musicians Angie has written for. In 2000, Aparo was signed by Clive Davis with Arista records, releasing ‘The American’. That moving album led Aparo to share the stage on a U.S. tour with artists such as Matchbox 20, Faith Hill and Edwin McCain.   TICKETS.


At 7:30 PM on May 8th, 2019, MadLife will host The Lucky Losers for a soulful evening of swing and dance. Hailing from San Francisco, The Lucky Losers are a five-piece band lead by Cathy Lemons, veteran blues singer, and Phil Berkowitz, harmonica master and vocalist. The band’s music is a combination of soul, blues, rock, gospel and country, reminiscent of the late 1960s. The brilliant harmonies within the band are a reminder of the extraordinary male/female vocal duos of the 60s. Their accomplishments include three chart topping albums. The Lucky Losers’ very first album, “A Winning Hand”, was nominated for “Best Traditional Blues Album” by Blues 411 and appeared in The Roots Music Report’s “Top Albums of 2015”. TICKETS.


Go Out and Support Live Blues...

Wednesday, April 17
• Electromatics – Blind Willie’s
• Bytchcraft, 1-4 pm; Jon Lorentz – Darwin’s, Sandy Springs
• Art Holliday – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
• Bike Night w/ Mike Brookshire – Full Throttle Roadhouse, Mableton
• Too Many Peachtree Streets – Gypsy Rose Music, Roswell
• Laugh-Lines & Stretch-Marks: Comedy for Women, Moms & Couples! – Madlife, Woodstock
• Acoustic Open Mic – MoonShadow Tavern, Tucker
• Zaib Kahn Open Blues Jam – Nik’s Place, Marietta
Tyler Neal Band – Northside Tavern    
• Jazz Jam w/ the Gordon Vernick Quartet – Red Light Café
Red Sugar Blues – The Velvet Note, Alpharetta
• Blues Live – Vibes, Decatur

Thursday, April 18
William Reed & the Juke Joint Dukes – Blind Willie’s
• Classic Deep Purple Live performed by Glenn Hughes – Center Stage
• Nathan Nelson, 1-4 pm; Blues Jam with the Cazanovas – Darwin’s, Sandy Springs
• Chickenshack – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
Donna Hopkins w/ Ralph Roddenbery – From the Earth Brewing, Roswell
• Wasted Potential Brass Band – Gypsy Rose Music, Roswell
• Elton, The Early Years feat. Kenny Metcalf – Madlife, Woodstock
• Nathan Nelson Acoustic – Nik’s Place, Marietta
The Breeze Kings – Northside Tavern
• Charlie Hunter & Lucy Woodward – Red Light Café
• The Garrett Collins Project – Two Urban Licks

Friday, April 19
• Funky Bluester – Amici, Monroe
• George Hughley and The Shadows – Blind Willie’s
• The Garrett Collins Project – Celtic Tavern, Conyers
The Subdudes – City Winery
• Cody Joe Hodges – Crimson Moon Café, Dahlonega
Ted Drozdowski – Darwin’s, Sandy Springs
• Beverly “Guitar” Watkins – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
• Skye Paige – Full Throttle Roadhouse, Mableton
• Blair Crimmins & The Hookers – Gypsy Rose Music, Roswell
• Dueling Pianos with the Andrews Brothers – Madlife, Woodstock
• Frankie’s Blues Mission – Maxwell’s Cigar Bar, Woodstock
• Space Grass, Panda Moon – MoonShadow Tavern, Tucker
Stoney Brooks – Northside Tavern
• Old School Cartoon Burlesque Show – Tied and Tasseled Fetish Cabaret – Red Light Café

Saturday, April 20
Big Bill Morganfield – Blind Willie’s
• High Mountain Prospect – Crimson Moon Café, Dahlonega
• Barry Richman – Darwin’s, Sandy Springs
• Mr. Chapman’s Quarterly Revue – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
• Entertainment Crackers – Full Throttle Roadhouse, Mableton
• Chris Stalcup and the Grange – Gypsy Rose Music, Roswell
• 4/20 Bash w/High South, 7pm; 4/20 Bash w/ Sublime Tribute, 10pm – Madlife, Woodstock
• The Bretheren – Nik’s Place, Marietta
• Bill Sheffield, 6-9 pm, followed by Rod Hamdallah – Northside Tavern
Juke Joint Dukes – Pappadeaux, Alpharetta
• The Waymores Debut Album Release Party – Red Light Café
• Sunny South Blues Band, Magnolia Moon, Diablo Sandwich – Smith’s Olde Bar
• The Garrett Collins Project – Tom’s Place, Cartersville

Sunday, April 21
• Easter Gospel Show with Bill Sheffield, Mudcat, Mandi Strachota & The Red Stone Ramblers,
___ 6:30 pm – Blind Willie’s
• Larry Griffith Duo, noon-3 pm – Bub-Ba-Q, Jasper
• Fat Back Deluxe – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
• Roadhouse Sunday with JB Walker & Rob Grater, 2-6 pm – Full Throttle Roadhouse, Mableton
The Garrett Collins Project – Gypsy Rose Music, Roswell
• Uncle Sugar – Northside Tavern


Looking Ahead…

Friday, April 26
• Paul Thorn – The Foundry, Athens

Saturday, April 27
• Bob Margolin - Blind Willie's
• Inman Park Festival – Inman Park – Featuring Ralph Roddenberry, Peter Karp, Randall
___Bramblett, Chickens & Pigs, Blair Crimmins & Hookers, Rae & the Royal Peacocks, more…

Sunday, April 28
• Inman Park Festival – Inman Park
___ Featuring Donna Hopkins, Yonrico Scott Band, Geoff Achison, Michelle Malone, more…

Friday, May 3
• Buddy Guy, Christone “Kingfish” Ingram opens  – Sweetland Amphitheatre, La Grange

Saturday, May 4
• The Lucky Losers – Blind Willie’s
• Gary Clark Jr. – Central Park (beside Old Masquerade location)
• Geoff Achison – Eddie’s Attic, Decatur
• Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival – Thompson
• Featuring The Jayhawks, Jack Pearson, The Sisters of Slide: Rory Block & Cindy Cashdollar,
___ Ariel Posen, Jontavious Willis, The Powers and Friends

Wednesday, May 8
• Oliver Wood w/ Cicada Rhythm – The Georgia Theatre, Athens
• The Lucky Losers – Madlife, Woodstock
• Eli Paperboy Reed - Vinyl

Saturday, May 18
• 7th Annual Harp Blowout with the Cazanovas and special guests – Blind Willie’s

Thursday, May 30
• Christone “Kingfish” Ingram – Eddie’s Attic

Friday, May 31
• Christone “Kingfish” Ingram – Eddie’s Attic ** sold out **

Wednesday, June 5
• Joanne Shaw Taylor – City Winery

June 6, 7, and 8
• Helen Harpfest – Helen
___Featuring Phil Wiggins, Mitch Krasnow, Hank Shreve, Todd Parrott, Maurice Navarro

Saturday, June 15
• Bluesberry & Beer Festival - Norcross
• Featuring The Cazanovas, Beverly “Guitar” Watkins, Real Deal Blues Band, Red Sugar Blues, Cody Matlock, Frankie’s Blues Mission

Wednesday, June 19
• Jimmie Vaughan – City Winery

Saturday, June 22
• The Robert Cray Band & Marc Cohn featuring Special Guest Vocalists Blind Boys of Alabama with Special Guest Shemekia Copeland – The Fred, Peachtree City

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