The coming week is Halloween and that’s a great time to hit some thrilling blues acts in local venues! It’s also a good time to check out my timeless, classic list of Halloween blues classics. Here’s the list of shows for Halloween week:
Barrelhouse Bob Page comes to Bl ind Willie’s and Truett Lollis is at Darwin’s in Marietta. Dry White Toast is at Fat Matt’s and Dan Sheffield and Art Holliday host an open jam at Bone Lick BBQ. Mike Watson hosts a jam at Loco’s In Alpharetta and Lola has the jam at Northside Tavern.
Bill Sheffield hosts the acoustic jam at Darwin’s. The Hollidays are at Blind Willie’s and J.T. Speed is at Fat Matt’s. Nathan Nelson is at Northside Tavern with Entertainment Crackers and The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern. There’s an acoustic jam with Bones at Nik’s Place in Marietta.
The Electromatics are at Blind Willie’s and Darwin’s has the pro jam. The Hollidays are at Fat Matt’s and Mudcat is at Northside Tavern. Jason Patras is at Two Urban Licks. There’s an open mic with Alexis Vear at Hottie Hawgs and Moon Shadow Tavern has an oopen mic with Jonathan Paul Moore. Adam Holliday hosts the open blues jam at Nik’s Place in Mariett while Red Light Cafe has an Americana Open Mic.
Dan Sheffield & Nathan Helson are at Darwin’s at 1 pm, followed by the blues jam with The Cazanovas in the evening. Houserocker Johnson is at Blind Willie’s and Chickenshack is at Fat Matt’s.Brandon Reeves is at MacCracken’s in Marietta and the Arrie Bozeman Band is at MoonShadow Tavern in Tucker. The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern and The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern. Swami is at Shorty’s Pizza and Blind Cadillac is at Steve’s Live Music in Sandy Springs.
Darwin’s has a Swamp Stomp Halloween party with Katie Martin. Francine Reed is at Blind Willie’s and Bevery “Guitar” Watkins is at Fat Matt’s. Brandon Reeves is at Marlow’s in Kennesaw and Copious Jones appears with Electric Codpiece at MoonShadow Tavern in Tucker. The Rainmen are at Steve’s Live Music and heather Lutrell is at Two Urban Licks. Chicago Joe’s Rock ‘n Blues Camp has a student jam at Tin Roof Cantina. Swami and Mudcat have a GO GO party at Northside Tavern.
Sandra Hall is at Blind Willie’s and the Rebel City Rockers are at Darwin’s. Mojo Hand is at Nik’s Place in Marietta and Lola is at Northside Tavern.Brandon Reeves is att World of Beer and Heather Luttrell is at Two Urban Licks. Smith’s Olde Bar has a Halloween Hangover Party with Elder Sun and Anne-Marie Perry(maybe not strictly blues, but we can be flexible.)
Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern. The Georgia R&B Revue takes place at West Side Cultural Arts Center and The Billy George Duo hosts the blues brunch at Cypress Street Pint & Plate. There is a benfit for long-time Atlanta Blues Society Larry STotts from 4 to 10 pm at Blind Willie’s with The Shadows, The Electromatics, Bob Page, Francine Reed, and more.
That’s it for the coming week! Whew! Have fun and keep on bluesin’!
Frequently Mentioned Venues:
Blind Willie’s Blues Club
828 N Highland Ave
1508 Roswell Rd
Fat Matt’s Rib Shack
1811 Piedmont Ave NW
1058 Howell Mill Rd NW
645 Whitlock Ave
Locals Bar and Grill
6380 Bells Ferry Rd
Steve’s Live Music
234 Hildebrand Dr
Sandy Springs, GA