A rockin’ night of blues will be featured at the City Winery on May 8th with Derek St. Holmes Band and Hurricane Ruth Band, feat. Bart Walker (Royal Southern Brotherhood). This will be a great show in a great venue. Hope to see you there:
http://www.citywinery.com/atlanta/derek-st-holmes-5-8.html


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
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



THIS WEEK:

Thursday, April 27:
Roger "Hurricane" Wilson & the Homeboys play Subourbon Social Club in Kennesaw, 8pm

Friday, April 28:
Sole Travelers plays Chasen's, Macon, 9pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/185835098591499

Saturday, April 29:
Larry Griffith Band at The Rusty Barrel, Marietta, 9pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/1909141932655808

Saturday, April 29:
Roger "Hurricane" Wilson & the Homeboys play Guston's Grille, Kennesaw, 9pm
https://www.facebook.com/events/825558347593982



UPCOMING:

Thursday, May 4, 8:00 PM:
Geoff Achison plays an acoustic house party @ Steve and Heleen’s Music Room
tickets will sell out for this one, so don't wait! • 404-441-9475
www.facebook.com/StevesLiveMusic

Saturday May 6:
The 24th Annual Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival in Thomson, GA. The lineup this year includes The Wood Brothers, Mingo Fishtrap, Sugar Ray & the Bluetones, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Joey Landreth Trio, Marcus King Band.  Great regional food will again be featured in the food court. Gates open at 11am, music starts at noon. http://blindwillie.com/

ABS Blues Bus Cancelled
Unfortunately we did not get enough people to sign up for the bus trip to the Blind Willie McTell Festival, so we are going to have to cancel the bus.  However we encourage everyone to attend this great festival, you can get discounted tickets on the website if you buy before the Festival, or just buy tickets at the gate on the day of the fest. • http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2831554

Sunday, May 7:
Rockabilly Kitty Rose plays Karvana in Oakhurst Village (Decatur) for Sunday Chill.  Join her and get yourself a White Vinyl copy of their single "Bourbon Bound".  Family friendly venue and early start time of 5pm.

Thursday May 11:
From Hendrix to Hip Hop, featuring Elliot Holden, Yonrico Scott, Keith Jenkins and more at Smith's Olde Bar, 8pm • https://www.facebook.com/events/1420255534691988




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Thursday, April 27
          The Cazanovas – Blind Willie’s
          Songwriter’s Invitational – The Crimson Moon, Dahlonega
          Cody Matlock & Friends – Darwin’s, Sandy Springs
          Chickenshack – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
          Wrenn – Madlife Stage & Studios, Woodstock
          Nothing, I Guess – MoonShadow Tavern, Tucker
          Nathan Nelson Acoustic – Nik’s Place, Marietta
          The Breeze Kings – Northside Tavern
          John Kadlecik Solo Acousti-Lectric – Red Light Café
          Roger “Hurricane” Wilson w/ the Hurricane Homeboys – Subourbon Bar, Kennesaw
          Col. Bruce Hampton & Madrid Express with special guests – The Vista, Decatur
 
Friday, April 28
          The Garrett Collins Project – Bank Street Café, Griffin
          George Hughley & the Shadows – Blind Willie’s
          Travis Meadows & Whiskey Jack – The Crimson Moon, Dahlonega
          Lauren Mitchell Band – Darwin’s, Sandy Springs
          Cody Matlock – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
          Rumours, Fleetwood Mac Tribute, 7:30; Blondie Tribute, 10:15 – Madlife, Woodstock
          Atlanta Rock-N-Roll All Stars with Dotline Projekt – MoonShadow Tavern, Tucker
          Cheap Thrills!  Burlesque on a Budget – Red Light Café
          Donna Hopkins Band with Electric Codpiece – The Vista at Napoleon’s, Decatur
 
Saturday, April 29
          Houserocker Johnson & the Shadows – Blind Willie’s
          Good in the Kitchen – The Crimson Moon, Dahlonega
          The Cazanovas – Darwin’s, Marietta
          The Vipers – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
          Roger “Hurricane” Wilson w/ the Hurricane Homeboys – Guston’s Grille, Kennesaw
          10 Degrees Off, 3; Mudcat & Eddie Tigner, 5:30; Geoff Achison, 7 pm –
                    Inman Park Festival, Delta Stage
          Slippery When Wet, Bon Jovi Tribute, 7:30; The Lovesick, 10 – Madlife, Woodstock
          Chris Massey Band – MoonShadow Tavern, Tucker
          The Larry Griffith Band – The Rusty Barrel, Marietta
          Jessie Albright and Foster Blues – Wild Wing, Alpharetta
 
Sunday, April 30
          Larry Griffith & Jim Nicolletta, noon – 3 pm – Bub-Ba-Q, Jasper
          Bryan White – The Crimson Moon, Dahlonega
          Gospel Lunch w/ First Lady or Mandi Strachota, 3:30 – Darwin’s, Sandy Springs
          Fat Back Deluxe – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
          Uncle Sugar – Northside Tavern
          Wham Bam Glitter Glam Show – Red Light Café
 


Upcoming…
 
Saturday, May 6
            Blind Willie McTell Festival – Thomson, GA
                        Featuring The Wood Brothers, Mingo Fishtrap, Sugar Ray and the Bluetones,
                       Joey Landreth Trio, Alvin Youngblood Hart and the Markus King Band
 
Saturday, May 13
            Burnt Bacon – The Vista Room at Napoleon’s, Decatur
 
Friday, May 19
            Joe Louis Walker – Blind Willie’s
 
Saturday, May 20
            North Mississippi Allstars – Variety Playhouse
 
Wednesday, May 31
            Roomful of Blues – City Winery
 
Thursday, June 1
            Nick Moss Band – Smith’s Olde Bar
 
Friday, June 9
          The Subdudes – City Winery
 
Saturday, June 17
            Bluesberry Festival - Norcross
                        Featuring Wasted Potential, The Cazanovas, Albert White,
                        Beverly “Guitar” Watkins, Read Deal Blues Band, Cody Matlock
 
Sunday, June 18
            Francine Reed – Eddie’s Attic, Decatur
 
Saturday, July 15
            Tedeschi Trucks Band Wheels of Soul Tour – Fox Theatre
                        Featuring Hot Tuna and the Wood Brothers
 
Saturday, September 30
          Georgia Blues & Roots Festival – Mabel House Barnes Amphitheatre
            Featuring Bernard Allison, Tinsley Ellis, The Broadcast, Little G Weevil
            Band, Eddie Tigner, Sandra Hall, Rae & the Royal Peacocks

 
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