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Daytona Blues Festival




WEEKLY JAMS:

Sunday – Locals Sunday Night Jam – Locals Bar & Grill, Acworth, GA
Monday – Jam w/Lola at Northside Tavern
Monday – Jam w/ Mike Watson & Friends at Loco's Grill & Pub in Alpharetta, GA
Monday – Open Jam w/ Barry Richman – Dixie Tavern
Tuesday – Acoustic Open Mic w/Bones – Nik’s Place, Marietta
Tuesday – Locals Tuesday Night Jam – Locals Bar & Grill, Acworth, GA
Tuesday – Acoustic Open Mic w/ Bill Sheffield - Darwin's, Marietta
Wednesday – Pro Blues Jam w/ McKnight and Company – Darwin’s, Marietta
Wednesday – Open Mic with Stephen Duncan & Alexis Vear at Hottie Hawgs, Atlanta
Thursday – Open Jam w/Nathan Nelson – Nik’s Place, Marietta
Thursday – Open Mike w/ The Larry Griffith Band – The Cove, Dallas
Thursday – Seminole Jackson’s All Pro Jam – Misty’s Hideaway, Tucker
Thursday – Open Jam w/ The Cazanovas - Darwin’s, Marietta
Thursday – Open Jam w/ Nathan Nelson – Nik’s Place, Marietta
Friday – Chicago Joe’s Student Jam – Tin Roof Cantina, Atlanta

Please call to Confirm dates and times…




Upcoming:

WRFG Presents the 29th ANNUAL
LABOR DAY BLUES BARBECUE
Monday, September 1st, 2014, 1-8 PM
at the PARK TAVERN (Corner of 10th & Monroe, overlooking Piedmont Park)

FEATURING PERFORMANCES BY:
Tinsley Ellis • Willie Hill • Barry Richman Band
Uncle Sugar • Forrest McDonald Band

$20 donation at the door  •  Kids 12 and under are free!
Barbecue (available for purchase) from Fat Matt’s Rib Shack

NOTE:  Advance tickets can be found here: EVENTBRITE



September Monthly Meeting
Summer is still here in Atlanta, hotter than ever, so come join us in cool air-conditioned comfort at Steve's Live Music on Sunday, September 21, 2014.  We will be starting a half hour later than normal so the meeting will be from 3:30-6:30 pm.  Our host musicians will be the amazing youth band Frets on Fire so you don't want to miss this. We will have a jam and a raffle for tickets to the upcoming Grayson Blues Fest on October 25th, featuring Tinsely Ellis – and other prizes too!
http://www.steveslivemusic.com/
https://www.facebook.com/fretsonfireband



GABBAFest 2014 - In the Footsteps of Duane Allman
Friday & Saturday, September 26 & 27, 2014
Friday night bands include Freddy's Finest, The Decoys from Muscle Shoals
Saturday night bands include Window Plane, The Jack Pearson Band
The 567 Center for Renewal, 533 Cherry St., Macon, GA 31201



Diane Durrett & Soul Suga
Saturday September 27th. 7pm
Music on Main
Lilburn, GA
http://www.musiconmainstreetlilburn.com


GO OUT AND SUPPORT LIVE BLUES!

Please call to confirm dates and times…

 
 
Friday, August 29
          Wet Willy – Arena Tavern, Duluth
          Sandra Hall & the Shadows – Blind Willie’s
          Smokey’s Farmland Band w/ Little Country Giants – Crimson Moon Café, Dahlonega
          Truett Lollis Band – Darwin’s, Marietta
          Dirty South's Electric Lunch Hour w/ Texas KGB, Noon to 2pm – Dixie Tavern
          The Unusual Suspects – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
          MoRhythm – MoonShadow Tavern, Tucker
          Little G Weevil – Nik’s Place, Marietta
          Swami Gone Bananas – Northside Tavern
          Mr. Blue Sky w/ Battlefield Collective & The Ain’t Sisters – Red Light Cafe
          Tony Levitas and Friends, No Komment opens – Steve’s Live Music, Sandy Springs
          Atlanta Boogie – Two Urban Licks
 
Saturday, August 30
          Gold Standard Band – Arena Tavern, Duluth
          Zydeco Ya-Ya – Big Tex Cantina, Decatur
          Houserocker Johnson & the Shadows – Blind Willie’s
          EG Kight – Crimson Moon Café, Dahlonega
          Annika Chambers – Darwin’s, Marietta
          The Hollidays – The Family Dog
          Mike Snowden Live Cigar Box Guitar Music – Famous Pub
          Seminole Jackson – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
          Mojo Hand – Nik’s Place, Marietta
          Randy Chapman’s Birthday Bash – Northside Tavern
          Col. Bruce Hampton & the Madrid Express – Red Light Café
          Kevin Spears – Steve’s Live Music, Sandy Springs
          Matt Wauchope, 5 pm; Regina Troupe, 8 pm – Sweet Georgia’s Juke Joint
          Atlanta Boogie – Two Urban Licks
 
Sunday, August 31
          The Electromatics – Blind Willie’s
          The Tom & Juli Show – Crimson Moon Café, Dahlonega
          Billy George Duo Blues Brunch, noon-4 – Cypress Street Pint & Plate
          Bill Sheffield – The Family Dog
          Fat Back Deluxe – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
          Bluegrass Sunday w/ Open Jam – Greater Good Barbecue, Tucker
          Locals Sunday Night Jam – Locals Bar & Grill, Acworth
          Kristin Tinsley (solo) – Nik’s Place, Marietta
          Uncle Sugar – Northside Tavern
          Tribute, A Celebration of the Allman Brothers – Smiths’s Olde Bar
          Poetry Night hosted by Porsha L. Williams (HypeQueen) – Steve’s, Sandy Springs
          The Timo Arthur Trio – Two Urban Licks
 
Monday, September 1
          (closed) – Blind Willie’s
          The Pork Bellys – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
          Blues Jam hosted by Lola – Northside Tavern
           WRFG Labor Day Blues BBQ – Park Tavern
                   Featuring Tinsley Ellis, Uncle Sugar, Barry Richman Band with Jeff Robinson,
                   Willie Hill and The Forrest McDonald Band
          Atlanta Songwriter’s Club Meet Up – Red Light Café
          (closed) – Steve’s Live Music
 
Tuesday, September 2
          Blues Jam with the Mud Cats Trio – Arena Tavern, Duluth
          Atlanta Boogie – Blind Willie’s
          Bill Sheffield Acoustic Jam – Darwin’s, Marietta
          Burning Time – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
          Acoustic Open Mic with Bones – Nik’s Place, Marietta
          Nathan Nelson & Entertainment Crackers – Northside Tavern
          Bluegrass Pickin’, 6:30 pm; Locust Honey String Band, 8 pm – Steve’s, Sandy Springs
 
Wednesday, September 3
          Andrew Black – Blind Willie’s
          Open Mic Night, 7-9 pm – Crimson Moon Café, Dahlonega
          McKnight’s Pro Jam – Darwin’s, Marietta
          Georgia Flood – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
          Open mic/jam with Alexis Vear – Hottie Hawgs
          Wildcard Wednesday w/ Stephie Rae – MoonShadow Tavern, Tucker
          Danny “Mudcat” Dudeck – Northside Tavern
          Americana Open Mic Spotlight – Red Light Café
          Throw Down Wednesday with Reggie Parks – Steve’s, Sandy Springs
 
Thursday, September 4
          Open mic featuring Paul Sanner – Arena Tavern, Duluth
          Heather Luttrell – Blind Willie’s
          Whitney Smith, Jessie Albright & Jacob Elliott In the Round – Crimson Moon, Dahlonega
          Dan Sheffield & Nathan Nelson, 1 pm; Blues Jam / Cazanovas – Darwin’s, Marietta
          Chickenshack – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
          Open Mic Ukes w/ Woven Pines – Greater Good BBQ, Tucker
          Nathan Nelson (acoustic) – Nik’s Place, Marietta
          The Breeze Kings – Northside Tavern
          Swami – Shorty’s Pizza, Tucker
          Dirty Souths TV's Acoustic Lunch Hour with Bobby Messano – Steve’s, Sandy Springs
          Laurence Rosenthal's “As of Yet” Monthly Blues Jam– Steve’s, Sandy Springs
 
Friday, September 5
          Sandra Hall & the Shadows – Blind Willie’s
          Kevn Kinney – The Crimson Moon, Dahlonega
          George Price Band – Darwin’s, Marietta
          Funky Bluester – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
          The Andy Makely Band – MoonShadow Tavern, Tucker
          The Barry Richman Band – Nik’s Place, Marietta
          Sans Abri, Caleb Warren & the Perfect Gentlemen, Justin Hylton – Red Light Café
          Lindsay Rakers Band, City Mouse, Book Club Band – Steve’s, Sandy Springs
          Chicago Joe’s Rock’n Blues Camp Student Jam – Tin Roof Cantina
 
Saturday, September 6
          End of Summer Bash with Ronnie Pittman featuring members of the
          Toby Keith Band & Basile the Comedian with special guest,
          Jerry Farber – Arena Tavern, Duluth
          Delta Moon – The Art Place, Marietta
          Houserocker Johnson & the Shadows – Blind Willie’s
          Bobby Messano – Darwin’s, Marietta
          Michelle Malone – Eddie’s Attic, Decatur
          Mojo Davis – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
          Keith Harkin – Hard Rock Cafe
          Atlanta Boogie – Johnnie MacCrackens, Marietta
          Jacks River – Nik’s Place, Marietta
          Folk Soul Revival with special guest Hannah Zale – Red Light Café
          Steve Baskin, Scott Shiflett, 7 pm; Radar Reunion, 9 pm – Steve’s, Sandy Springs
 
Sunday, September 7
          Boomers Gone Wild – The Crimson Moon, Dahlonega
          Billy George Duo Blues Brunch, noon-4 – Cypress Street Pint & Plate
          Snake Legs – Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
          Bluegrass Sunday w/ Open Jam – Greater Good Barbecue, Tucker
          Locals Sunday Night Jam – Locals Bar & Grill, Acworth
          Kristin Tinsley (solo) – Nik’s Place, Marietta
          Uncle Sugar – Northside Tavern
          Deb Bowman Jazz Brunch, 12:30 pm – Steve’s Live Music, Sandy Springs
          Atlanta Boogie, Blues Brunch, 11 am – Two Urban Licks


Upcoming:

Friday, September 12
Curtis Salgado – Blind Willie’s
Tedeschi Trucks Band – Chastain Park Amphitheatre

Friday, September 19
Keb’ Mo’ and Mavis Staples – Atlanta Botantical Garden
Blue Ridge Blues Crawl, Blue Ridge
The Wood Brothers – Variety Playhouse

Saturday, September 20
John Primer – Blind Willie’s
Blue Ridge Blues & BBQ Festival, Blue Ridge
Featuring Ray Fuller & the Bluesrockers, Rollin’ Bones, Barry Darnell and the Mobile Slim Band, Samantha Gray, and Frankie’s Blues Mission

Sunday, September 21
            ABS Monthly Meeting and Jam featuring Frets on Fire, 3:30-6:30 pm
            – Steve’s Live Music, Sandy Springs

Wednesday, September 24
Experience Hendrix – Cobb Energy Centre
Together on one stage: Billy Cox, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Eric Johnson, Rich Robinson, Doyle Bramhall II, Chris Layton, Eric Gales, and special guests to be announced.

Friday, September 26
    GABBAfest 2014 featuring Freddy's Finest & The Decoys from Muscle Shoals
     Marc Broussard – Center Stage Theatre

Saturday, September 27
    GABBAfest 2014 featuring Window Plane & The Jack Pearson Band
     John Nemeth – Blind Willie’s

Saturday, October 4
          Gracie Curran and the High Falutin’ Band – Darwin’s, Marietta
 
Wednesday, October 8
          Davina & the Vagabonds – Smith’s Olde Bar
 
Friday, October 10
          Lil’ Ed & the Blues Imperials – Blind Willie’s
 
Thursday, October 16
          Mike Farris – Eddie’s Attic, Decatur
 
Saturday, October 18
          Brandon Santini – Darwin’s, Marietta
 
Friday, October 24
          Kelly Richey Band – Darwin’s, Marietta
 
Saturday, October 25
          Grayson Blues & Brews Fest featuring Tinsley Ellis – Grayson, GA
          Paul Thorn Band – Variety Playhouse
 
Sunday, October 26
          Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet – Variety Playhouse
 
Thursday, November 6
          Robin Trower – Variety Playhouse
 
Saturday, November 8
          Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue – Buckhead Theatre
          Chris Smither. 7 pm; Randall Bramblett, 9:30 pm – Eddie’s Attic, Decatur
 
Friday, November 14
          EG Kight (solo) – Steve’s Live Music, Sandy Springs
 
Friday, November 15
          EG Kight (band) – Darwin’s Marietta
 
Saturday, November 22
          The Nighthawks – Blind Willie’s
 
Friday, November 28
          Biscuit Miller Band – Darwin’s, Marietta
 
Saturday, November 29
          The Chris Duarte Group, CD Release – Smith’s Olde Bar



 
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