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Keeping the Blues Alive

We are proud recipients of the 2019
Keeping the Blues Alive Award

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We are happy to introduce our redesigned website. Please click around and learn more about the Atlanta Blues scene and the great local blues musicians who make it possible. Don’t miss the Calendar, loaded with Atlanta area blues music (and web streaming listings). Check out the Music Reviews and the front page Blues News (below). Leave us a Comment, or chip in and become a Member or Sponsor!

Blues News

Blues Hall of Fame 2020 Inductees

Blues Hall of Fame 2020 Inductees

The following have been inducted into the Blues Hall of Fame for 2020: BETTYE LAVETTE, SYL JOHNSON, VICTORIA SPIVEY, EDDIE BOYD,GEORGE “HARMONICA” SMITH, BILLY...

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The 2020 Blues Music Awards

The 2020 Blues Music Awards

Hope you all were able to watch the livestream of the 2020 Blues Music Awards. It was an excellent production and went off without a hitch, you should be able to still view it on...

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Cathead offers Hand Sanitizer

Cathead offers Hand Sanitizer

At Cathead, we've made a lot of changes over the past month; we've been humbled by the opportunity to support our first responders, essential businesses, restaurant colleagues,...

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Jontavious Willis Interview

Jontavious Willis Interview

By Mark Thompson Over the last four decades, there have been numerous alarms sounded in the blues community expressing grave concerns about the lack of young artists playing the...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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,...

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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...

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Sometimes, we will move older items from the front page to the Archives Page.
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