Frank Hamilton Fall Term

Frank Hamilton Fall Term

Register now for next Term — it starts on Monday, August 24th! We have new class options (including dance!) so we can all keep learning and playing together safely until we can meet again in person. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights classes will be held ONLINE,...
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:...
Healing Properties of the Blues

Healing Properties of the Blues

A new book by Sandra Jean Foster (aka Sana Blues)The timeless nature of the exercises in this workbook allows them to be used endlessly for self-improvement, for practice with client systems or for professional presentations. The overview of the Blues Problem-Solving...
Rock n Blues Camp News

Rock n Blues Camp News

UPDATED MAY 20:We are very sorry to announce that the 2020 summer sessions have been cancelled. There were just too many rules set out for our age group to afford our campers the kind of experience we usually have. Stay tuned for other opportunities during the school...
ABS wins the KBA Award!

ABS wins the KBA Award!

Board Members of the Atlanta Blues Society accepting the Keeping the Blues Alive Award at the luncheon during the IBC in Memphis TN. L to R: Richard L’Hommedeau, Carlin Smith, George Klein, Barb Hilke, Deb Pruitt, Dave Black. The Atlanta Blues Society is very proud to...
ABS Jam Session Rules

ABS Jam Session Rules

The Atlanta Blues Society has grown steadily for the past 8 years, our membership is now over 400 people and we have over 6500 people following us on social media. Growth can be painful at times, and we want to make sure that we treat everybody fairly and evenly...
ABS January Gathering

ABS January Gathering

Our January Gathering & Jam was bright & crisp, just like the weather. Missy Flapjack & the Butterworth Blues Band gave us an energetic and fun set and everybody loved them. We filled up the room and used very seat in the place. We had a regular raffle...
R.I.P., Mike Watson

R.I.P., Mike Watson

We are saddened to share the news of the loss of Mike Watson, of the Mike Watson Band. Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family, friends, band mates, and fans. Mike was a long time contributor to music in the Atlanta area, including the Montana jams which are...
The Mary Jo Curry Band

The Mary Jo Curry Band

The Mary Jo Curry Band “Front Porch” Self Released Publicity: Blind Raccoon By Peter “Blewzzman” Lauro © Feb. 2020   If the saying “Time flies when you’re having fun” holds any truth, then I must have been...
ABS February Gathering

ABS February Gathering

Our February Gathering & Jam, was also our Annual Membership Renewal Meeting and was held on Sunday, February 16 at Blind Willie’s. The host band was the fabulous Cazanovas, so you know a good time was had by all. We will have a more complete write-up...
Avey Grouws Band

Avey Grouws Band

“The Devil May Care” Self Released Publicity: Blind Raccoon By Peter “Blewzzman” Lauro © Feb. 2020 Two of the many reasons I enjoy doing these reviews are the pleasure I experience by getting to hear many new and very good bands before the rest...
ABS Holiday Party, Dec., 2019

ABS Holiday Party, Dec., 2019

The Atlanta Blues Society’s annual Holiday Party happened Sunday December 1, 2019 at the Helene S. Mills Multipurpose Facility from 2:30pm-6:30pm. This is also our Membership Appreciation event and a Toys for Tots Donation collection benefit, so please bring a...