Best Self-Produced CD Chosen

Best Self-Produced CD Chosen

The ABS has selected the CD we will sending to the Blues Foundation for the Best Self-Produced CD Competition. We have chosen the CD put out by Hughes Taylor, Modern Nostalgia. Modern Nostalgia is the 4th studio album from Hughes Taylor and is his best yet. Recorded...
RIP Tom Gray of Delta Moon

RIP Tom Gray of Delta Moon

RIP Tom Gray of Delta Moon With a heavy heart and loss for words, I want to let you know that Tom Gray passed away last night at Emory Dekalb Hospital after a long and incredibly brave battle with cancer. Tom and I have been the copilots of Delta Moon for the last 20...
Bradenton Blues Fest Dec. 3-5

Bradenton Blues Fest Dec. 3-5

The 10th Anniversary of the Bradenton Blues Fest will be held Friday through Sunday, December 3-5, 2021 at LECOM Park and Mattison’s Riverfront Grille in Bradenton, Florida. This year’s lineup: Bobby RushBernard AllisonDawn Tyler WatsonJames ArmstrongJimmy...
New ABS Gold Sponsor: Vista Vibes

New ABS Gold Sponsor: Vista Vibes

Welcome our new Gold ABS Sponsor venue,Vista Vibes Restaurant in Tucker, GA Vista Vibes Restaurant is a classy, roomy venue that provides great food, drinks, and live music. The menu features Southern inspired classics and chef inspired specialty items. They have a...
The ABS Video of The Week

The ABS Video of The Week

For your blues entertainment, we are happy to offer an ongoing series of live music videos, most of which were shot at one of our monthly meetings over the years. Most of these videos are 5-10 minutes long and can also be found on YouTube. This week’s video is...
2021 Atlanta Blues Challenge

2021 Atlanta Blues Challenge

The 2021 Atlanta Blues Challenge was held on Sunday, the 29th at Madlife Stage & Studios in Woodstock GA and it was a blast! Solo performers wowed the audience with their skill and focus, and then the bands came out with stunning energy and polished performances....
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...
Blues Music Awards!

Blues Music Awards!

Get ready for the 2022 Blues Music Awards! All musicians are invited to submit their Blues recordings for consideration. Blues music released between November 1, 2020 and October 31, 2021 is eligible for consideration for a 2022 Blues Music Award...
In Memoriam: Ike Stubblefield

In Memoriam: Ike Stubblefield

We are saddened to share the news of the loss of Ike Stubblefield. Our prayers, thoughts and condolences to his family, fellow musicians, friends and fans. Rest in Peace IkeIn Memoriam: Ike StubblefieldPublished on: June 21st, 2021 Hammond B3 virtuoso Ike Stubblefield...