Fall is just around the corner but there is still time to celebrate summer days and nights with the blues! And Atlanta and the Metro area have so much great live music to offer! Whether you want to kick back with some of the best local acts like The Breeze Kings, The Cazanovas, and a whole host of others, or catch national acts like Keb Mo’ and Rick Estrin and The Nightcats, you can do that this week! As always, there are plenty of opportunitie for live muic every night of the week and multiple chances to jam as well!
Here are the great shows I am aware of for the week of August 24-30:
Fatback Deluxe is at Blind Willie’s. Truett Lollis is at Darwin’s. Dry White Toast entertains at Fat Matt’s. Rod Hamdallah is at Nik’s Place. Mike Watson hosts the jam at Loco’s in Alpharetta and Lola is the host for the jam at Northside Tavern.
Cadillac Assembly is at Blind Willie’s. Cody Matlcok is at Darwi’s and Crosstown Allstars are at Fat Matt’s. Nathan Neson & Entertainment Crackers are at Northside Tavern. There’s an acoustic open mic with Bones at Nik’s Plcae in Marietta.
Darwin’s has the Pro Jam and the Electromatics area at Bllind Willie’s. Frankie’s Blues Mission is at Fat Matt’s.Jacob Cummings is at MoonShadow Tavern.Mudcat is at NorthsideTavern and Billy George & Mo’ Lighnin’ are at Two Urban Licks. Zaib Kahn hosts the open blue jam at Nik’s Place and there is an Americana open mic at Red Light Cafe.
The Cazanovas host the jam at Darwin’s and Heather Luttrell is at Blind Willie’s. Chickenshack is at Fat Matt’s and JP Blues is at the Earl. Codey Bearden & Friends are at MoonShadow Tavern. Nathan Nelson is acoustic at Nik’s Place and The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern. There’s an open mic with Paul Sanner & John Gipson at Arena Taern in Duluth. seminole Jackson hosts a blluesjam at Cafe 1711 in Snellville. Wavetree hosts a jam at Highlands East Cobb and lady D has a Musician’s Jam at Lavish Bistro in Decatur.
Rick Estrin & The Nightcats are at Blind Willie’s and JP Soars & The Red Hots are at Darwin’s. The Jason PastrasTrio are at Fat Matt’s and The Way Back Band is at Buffalo’s Cafe in Dallas. Brandon Reeves is at Center Street in Acworth and Stiff Kitty is at Moonshadow Tavern. Reverend Hylton is at Nik’s Place, Mudcat is at Northside Tavern.
Doona Hopkins is at Darwin’s and John Primer & The Read Deal are at Blind Willie’s. Cody Matlock is at Fat Matt’s and GeoffAchson & The Souldiggers are at Eddie’c Attic in Decatur. The Mike Lowry Band is at The Family Dog and Heather Lutrell is at Matilda’s in the Pines in Alpharetta. The Vintage Boogie Band i at MoonShadow Tavern and Mudcat is at Northside Tavern. Keb Mo’ is at Symphony Hall at Woodruff Arts Center. Andrew Blackis at Good Ol’ Days in Cumming.
Bllind Willie’s has the Luau For Leukemia. THe Billy Geroge Duo hosts the blue brunch at Cypress Street Pint & Plate. Stephen “Blues Dude” Duncan is at Fat Matt’ and Uncle Sugar is at Northide Tavern. The Way Back Band i at Sixes Tavern at Cartersville.
That’s it for the week ahead! Have fun and keep on bluesin’!