COVID-19 Awareness

COVID-19 Awareness

Gov. Brian Kemp signed an executive order June 11 that relaxes more restrictions put in place since April to stem the spread of Covid-19, including no limits on the number of dine-in customers at restaurants, allowing for conventions to resume and reopening...
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...
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:...
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...
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...