Gregg Martinez

Gregg Martinez

“MacDaddy Mojeaux”Nola Blue RecordsPublicity: Blind RaccoonBy Peter “Blewzzman” Lauro © June 2020 So when I found out that “MacDaddy Mojeaux” is the twelfth release for New Orleans vocalist and trumpeter Gregg Martinez (his first...
The ABS Blues Video of the Week

The ABS Blues Video of the Week

Here’s a little something to keep you entertained while you shelter… We are going to start posting legacy videos of Atlanta blues artists, some shot at our Atlanta Blue Challenges over the years, and some from our monthly meetings. Some will be in the 5-10 minute...
The ABS Blue Flame Fund

The ABS Blue Flame Fund

The Blue Flame Fund is an ancillary fund of the Atlanta Blues Society (ABS), funded specifically for the purpose of helping local musicians and other members of the Atlanta blues community that are in need.  Established in 2010, the Blue Flame Fund was originally...
Welcome – New Friend of the ABS

Welcome – New Friend of the ABS

Welcome to our new Friend of the ABS, “Live Music Daily”We write what we see. Live Music Daily is a hybrid music news website that combines the interactive aspects of a music blog with traditional high quality news content. Our website immerses users in the live music...
Frank Hamilton Fall Term

Frank Hamilton Fall Term

Register now for next Term – it starts on Monday, October 19th! Join us Online for Fall Classes. Register now for the next term, which starts on Monday, October 19th! We have new class options so we can all keep learning and playing together safely until we can meet...
R.I.P. Sterling Magee (aka “Satan”)

R.I.P. Sterling Magee (aka “Satan”)

Sterling Magee, Satan of the duo Satan & Adam, has died. There’s no easy way to say this, but perhaps you’ve already heard: after fighting COVID-19 to a draw, moving from the emergency room to intensive care to a regular hospital room and then...
New Gold Sponsor: Hasner Law P.C.

New Gold Sponsor: Hasner Law P.C.

Atlanta’s Top Rated Injury LawyersOver 80 years of experience helping personal Injury and workers’ compensation accident victims.At Hasner Law, our personal injury and workers’ compensation attorneys take pride in going above and beyond to provide exceptional service...
New WABE “American Routes”

New WABE “American Routes”

WABE 90.1 FM Announces New Weekend ProgramAmerican Routes, Sundays at 7 pmThis two-hour program is hosted by Nick Spitzer, a folklorist and professor of anthropology at Tulane University. American Routes brings “a broad range of American music – blues...
Sandra Hall is Still “Empress”

Sandra Hall is Still “Empress”

BLUES & BEYOND:Atlanta’s ‘Empress of the Blues’ retains her crown.Sandra Hall’s triumphant half century singing blues and soul Check out Hal Horowitz’s excellent article about our own Honorary Lifetime Member Recipient, Sandra Hall, a legend in Atlanta Blues...
Time to Renew Your Membership!

Time to Renew Your Membership!

Our regular membership year runs from March 1 thru February 28 (in this case Feb 29). If you have not yet renewed your membership, please consider renewing online – just go to the following link and click on the appropriate “Add to Cart” button to renew:...
Gerald McClendon

Gerald McClendon

“Can’t Nobody Stop Me Now”Delta Roots RecordsPublicity: Blind RaccoonBy Peter “Blewzzman” Lauro © June 2020  Although this seasoned veteran of R&B has been around for quite some time, I only discovered him just ten short months ago when...