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!The number of patrons will be limited in accordance with current guidelines with respect to our...
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… “As with many in her...
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...
New Gold Sponsor: Hasner Law

New Gold Sponsor: Hasner Law

Hasner Law P.C. Atlanta’s Top Rated Injury Lawyers Over 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...
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...
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...
Atlanta Blues Challenge Canceled

Atlanta Blues Challenge Canceled

Atlanta Blues Challenge Canceled for 2020 The Atlanta Blues Challenge is the Atlanta Blues Society’s competition to choose who will represent us in the International Blues Challenge (IBC) in Memphis, TN, which usually takes place in January (currently scheduled for...
ISC 2019 Winners Announced

ISC 2019 Winners Announced

International Songwriter Competition (ISC) is pleased to announce its 2019 winners. Congratulations to all the winners, and thank you to all the amazing songwriters who entered ISC! Below are the winners in the Blues Category. For a complete list of winners, go to:...
Summer Update from Delta Moon

Summer Update from Delta Moon

Hi, I hope you’re doing well. The times just keep getting stranger, but I’ve got to tell you the weather here is beautiful. The sky is blue. The birds are singing. We also have a pandemic, economic disaster and violence in the streets. It’s almost as the old hymn...