The holiday season has officially begun! Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanzaa, Yule, or some other holiday, the blues can be an exciting and enjoyable part of your celebration!
One of the fantastic holiday events going on this weekend is the Atlanta Blues Society’s holiday party, which is always a blast! If you aren’t a member of the ABS yet, this is a marvelous time to join, but you can come to the party for a small fee even if you are not a member. There will be fabulous food, great companionship, and marvelous music, including the amazing Markey Blue and Diane Durrett and Soul Suga, Blind Cadillac and No Solution, so you know it’s going to be great!’
Diane Durrett and Soul Suga are also hosting a holiday blowout, Merry Woo Hoo!, at Eddie’s Attic with some great guests.
Aside from these exciting parties, here are some of the great shows that can help you get into the mood to celebrate this season!
Truett Lolis is at Darwin’s in Marietta and Cadillac Assembly is at Blind Willie’s. The Pork Bellys are at Fat Matt’s,. Mike Watson hosts the jam at Loco’s in Alpharetta an Northside Tavern has Lola’s jam.
The Landon Jordan Band is at Dariwin’s and Burnin’ Time is at Fat Matt’s. The Larry Griffith Band is at Hook Line & Schooner in Smyrna. Nnthan Nelson & Entertainment Crackers.sre at Northside Tavern.There ‘s an acoustic open mic at Nik’s Place with Bones.
Darwin’s has the Pro Jam and The Georgia Flood is at Fat Matt’s. Dixie Duncan is at MoonShadow Tavern and Mudcat is at Northside Tavern. Zaib Kahn hosts the open jam at Nik’s Place.
The Cazanoovas host the blues jam at Darwin’s and Chickenshack is at Fat Matt’s. Mike Veal’ & Barry Thrasher are at Napoleon’s Grill in Decatur and Nathan Nelson is acoustic at Nik’s Place. The Breeze Kings entertain at Northside Tavern. Wavetree hosts the open jam at Highlands East Cobb and Lady D has the musician’s jam a tLLavish Bistro in Decatur.The Seminole Jackson Trio hosts the blues jam at Cafe 1711 in Snellville.
The John Pagano Band is at 120 Tavern & Music Hall in Marietta. Bob Margolin is at Blind Willie’s and John D’Amato is at Darwin’s with the Sweet and Salty Blues Band opening. Little G Weevil is at Fat Matt’s. Mike Veal is at Napoleon’s Grill in Decatur. Brandon Reeves is at The Ritz Carlton in Buckhead at 5:30 pm.
It’ a bit of a road trip, but Lazer Lloyd is at Crossroads Bar in Peacahtree City. Nick Moss /is at Blind Willie’s and The Little G Weevil Band is at Darwin’s. The Unusual Suspects are at Fat Matt’s and The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern. Heather Luttreell celebrates her birthday at Steve’s live Music in Sandy Springs.
The Atlanta Blues Society has its holiday party and Toys for Tots Drive at The Helen S. Mills Senior Facility with No Solution, Soul Suga With Diane Durrett , Blind Cadillac and Markey Blue. Diane Durrett shows up again with Soul Suga at Eddie’s Attic in Decatur for Merry Lil’ Woo Hoo! with Junebug Massey, Yonrico Scott, Yoel B’nai Yehuda, Gregg Shapiro, Markham White, Trombone Jesus & more. The Billy George Duo hosts the blues brunch at Cypress Street Pint & Plate and Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern. Snake Legs are at Fat Matt[s
That’s it! Have fun and keep on bluesin’!