ABS November Meeting & Jam
Summer is finally waning and the beautiful Atlanta fall is here. This month we will have our monthly meeting at Darwin's Burgers and Blues in Marietta, GA and it will be on Saturday,
November 15, 2014 (PLEASE NOTE: not on Sunday this month).  Our host band is the Billy George Band featuring Marvelous Marvin and Larry Griffith so you know this is going to be a great day.  Darwin's will be serving up their great burgers and other food items and the best drinks in town.  The meeting is from 3pm-6pm and you may want to stick around for later when none other than EG Kight, "The Georgia Songbird" will be performing with her band.  We will have a jam, so make sure to bring your instruments and/or voices and join us.  It has been our tradition to collect non-perishable food for a food bank at this meeting so please plan on bringing some canned and boxed food items. 

Save the date:
      Sunday, Dec 14 – ABS Holiday Party

October Monthly Meeting
Sunday dawned bright and beautiful as ABS members gathered at Blind Willie's.  Thanks to our host band, Funky Bluester for a great afternoon of classic blues.  If you enjoyed them, you might want to know that they’ll be playing the 10th Annual Grayson Chili Cook Off, Grayson, GA, on November 8th.  The jam was great fun and featured several new members.  Thanks to everyone for coming out.
Save the dates:
      Saturday, November 15 – Monthly Meeting at Darwin's
      Sunday, December 14 – ABS Holiday Party

There is a $5 discount code for Atlanta Blues Society members and it is ABS. To redeem, simply go to www.bradentonbluesfestival.org/tickets/, click Buy Tickets Online, then type ABS in the Promo Code box and click Find Promo Code.

3rd Annual Bradenton Blues Festival along the Riverwalk

December 6, 2014 • Gates open at 10:00 AM
452 3rd Avenue West Bradenton, Florida 34205


ABS Bluescast is going strong!
We've had the stream on line for a month and we have gone to #19 of all blues stations on the web
and #1000 of all stations (out of 8,000 stations). We are being listened to in 39 countries around the globe. We are being Listened to in 33 out of the 50 states throughout the country. In the last 30 days we have had 1306 Hours of listening time on our station! ALL Local artists with New releases are getting 48 Spins Each on the Roots Music Report Radio Charts.
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The Atlanta Blues Society, as a Blues Affiliate has pledged $1,000 to help make it happen -- check it out -- We are the latest member of the 250 Club!

Since its earliest days, the Foundation has envisioned a Blues Hall of Fame. Artist renditions appeared as early as the 1983 Blues Music Award program. Foundation leaders have long recognized that, in addition to stability and operating efficiencies, a permanent home for The Blues Foundation will dramatically improve its ability to fulfill its mission.

A key component for the success of any organization is a sound fiscal base from which to meet its goals and objectives. In recent years, The Blues Foundation has built such a base while continuing to fulfill its mission in each of the above noted programs and activities.

In 2006, the Foundation adopted a strategic plan that embraced a permanent home. The following year, with a grant from the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, the Foundation began work with Design 500 to discern requirements for and shape the new home—its location, size, space allocations, and programming priorities.

A suitable location was identified in December 2010—a condominium located at 421 South Main with approximately 3,800 square feet at street level and 7,700 square feet on the lower level. By this time, The Blues Foundation had quietly and steadily eliminated all debt and built reserves of more than $400,000. This financial strength enabled the Foundation to secure a short-term loan to help pay for the purchase of its new building and some basic renovations when this opportunity arose.

Foundation operations began there on July 5, 2011. With the first phase completed, The Blues Foundation continues to pursue its goal: a home that enhances the ability to carry out its mission.


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