Happy Halloween! Get ready to be thrilled to the bone with the blues in and around Atlanta this weekend. Naturally, there are Halloween parties going on.all over the place.plus Tinsley Ellis, a couple of chances to see Beverly “Guitar” Watkins, and heaps of great local acts. So, whether you are celebrating Halloween, harvest, Samhain, or just good music, this weekend has got the blues for you!
An update on the Georgia Blues book: It is getting near completion. It is almost ready for formatting, which is the most difficult part fot this writer. But the book should be out before Christmas if you are interested in having a music-related gift for someone. At least that is the goal! If you have stories about any Georgia blues legend you want to share , time is running out! Send an email now!
Tinsley Ellis is at Red Clay Music Foundry in Duuth with Jamieson Elder opening. Sandra Hall is at Blind Willie’s and The Truett Lollis Band is at Darwin’s in Marietta with Cody Matlock opening.. The Way Back Band is at Fat Matt’s and the Barry Richman Band is at Moonshadow Tavern in Tucker. Mke Veal is at Napoleon’s Grill in Decatur and Jacks River entertains at Nik’s Place in Marietta. Mudcat has a tribute to Donnie McCormick at Northside Tavern and Brandon Reeves is at Ray’s Killer Creek in Alpharetta. Glenn Pridgen is opening for The Sun Dogs with the Breeze Kings at.Smith’s Olde Bar and the sensational Beverly “Guitar” Watkins is at Steve’s Live Music in Sandy Springs with Jake and the Beanstalk opening. There’s a Halloween party with the Grave Diggers & Myron of The Circus Dogs as Frankenstein at Arena Tavern in Duluth..
Darwin;s is hosting a Stones and Bones party with Juju Guru, Poverty Level. and Katie Martin and Larry Mitchell. Blind Willie’s has Beverly “Guitar” Watkins and Seminole Jackson is at Fat Matt’s.The Rainmen are at Napoleon’s Grill. Battlefield Collective has a Halloween Party Extravaganza at Nik’s Place and udcat has his annual Halloween party at Northide Tavern..SaNa Sounds Recording hosts its 5th annual Halloween & Hot Dog Jam. while Steve’s Live Music has the Devomatix Halloween party and Marty Manous has a Halloween party at Front Page News.
The Billy George Duo hosts the Blues Brunch at Cypress Street Pint & Plate. Stephen “Blues Dude” Duncan is at Fat Mat’s and Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern.
That’s it! Happy Halloween and keep on bluesin’!