Happy Labor Day! The week starts out with a very special event, the 27th annual WRFG Labor Day Blues Barbeque at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park, honoring Chicago Joe Jones this year and also featuring Claudette King, daughter of B.B. King and other great musicians. Read all about it in my article here.
Also on Monday, you can get your Labor Day barbeque and hear Ross Pead and Stephen T at Fat Matt’s or enjoy Truitt Lollis at Darwin’s Burgers.
Tuesday, Atlanta Boogie is at Blind Willie’s and Burning Time is at Fat Matt’s.
Wednesday, Marshall Ruffin is at Blind Willie’s and J.P. Blues is at Fat Matt’s.Andrew Black is at Darwin’s.
Thursday, The Lowcounta are at Blind Willie’s, Chickenshack is at Fat Matt’s, and The Breeze Kings are at Northside Tavern.
Friday, James Armstrong comes to Blind Willie’s, Rockaholics are at Fat Matt’s, and Barry Richmond is at Nik’s Place. Frankie Miller is at Darwin’s.
Saturday, the fabulous Beverly “Guitar” Watkins is at Fat Matt’s and The Hollidays are at Darwin’s.
Sunday, Snake Legs is at Fat Matt’s and Uncle Sugar is at Northside Tavern.
That’s it for this week as far as I know. It’s a lighter week after Labor Day, but there’s still good music every night? Aren’t we lucky? Have fun and keep on bluesin’!