ABS Holiday Party – Donations

ABS Holiday Party – Donations

Sadly, this year, the ABS will not be having our annual holiday party. One of the most joyous things we do every year at that party is to collect toys (lots and lots of toys!), and present them to the Marines for their Toys for Tots Program.  We encourage you to...
Sad News: Gypsy Rose Music is Closed

Sad News: Gypsy Rose Music is Closed

Sad News: Gypsy Rose Music is Closed To Gypsy Rose’s customers, supporters, performers, employees & community, Thank you for nearly two years. Due to Covid-19 restrictions and other extenuating circumstances, we have had to shut our doors – effective immediately....
RIP Frank Robinson Jr., aka “Scrap Iron”

RIP Frank Robinson Jr., aka “Scrap Iron”

RIP Frank Robinson, Jr., aka”Scrap Iron”March 24, 1951-November 6, 2020 From the Legendary Rhythm & Blues Cruise: It is with Deep Sadness and Sorrow to report that the LRBC Family lost a Major Friend, Colleague and Member this week. Our beloved emcee...
New CEO of The Blues Foundation

New CEO of The Blues Foundation

President and CEO of the African American Museum in Philadelphia and former Executive Director of the Rhythm and Blues Foundation Patricia Wilson Aden named new President & CEO of The Blues Foundation The Blues Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of...
Blind Willie’s is Open Again!

Blind Willie’s is Open Again!

Blind Willie’s re-opens FRIDAY, August 28, at 7pm. For now, we are only open three days a week: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. We look forward to welcoming you back to our club – a staple of the Atlanta Blues Music scene.The number of patrons will be limited in...
Act Now to Save our Stages

Act Now to Save our Stages

Time is running out to Save our Stages The mission of the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA) is to preserve and nurture the ecosystem of independent live music venues and promoters throughout the United States. This is our final push to Congress and there...
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...