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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

William Bell Nominated by the NEA

William Bell Nominated by the NEA

We are very excited and honored to announce that William Bell, our 2015 Honorary Lifetime Membership Recipient, has been selected as a 2020 National Endowment for the Arts...

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Happy Birthday to WRFG!

Happy Birthday to WRFG!

Happy Birthday WRFG!WRFG 89.3FM: A Community Resource Marks 47 Years On Air! For almost five decades, WRFG has proudly been "listener-sponsored and supported" because the...

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The Blues Foundation Statement

The Blues Foundation Statement

“This moment of grief can also be a moment of purpose.”– Brittany Packnett Cunningham The Blues is an African American art form, originally created as an artistic expression and...

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2020 Independent Blues Awards

2020 Independent Blues Awards

The 2020 Independent Blues Awards nominations are now in and ready for you to vote on. We do things a bit different than other awards in that we give you the opportunity to...

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GABBAfest 2020 Postponed

GABBAfest 2020 Postponed

The year 2020 has sure been a strange one, wouldn’t we all agree? Who would’ve thought that the world would be threatened by a pandemic which has affected so many lives, and our...

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COVID-19 Blues Musician Relief  

COVID-19 Blues Musician Relief  

"Your support of the COVID-19 Blues Musician Emergency Relief Fund will help us provide direct support to blues musicians whose livelihoods have been impacted by the...

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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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Sometimes, we will move older items from the front page to the Archives Page.
If there is an item you would like to review and you don’t see it here, check the archives!

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