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Blind Willie's

1a758 Blind Willies Magnum
Call: (404) 873-2583 or visit www.blindwilliesblues.com
A local blues, jazz, and roots institution that's been around for more than 25 years. The North Highland Avenue storefront, with its signature guitar-wielding neon alligator, has persevered through an unpredictable economy on the strength of the roots-based music that regularly fills the dimly lit room.

The Garrett Collins Project

Thursday July 2, 2020 08:30 pm EDT
The Garrett Collins Project LIVE at the legendary Blind Willies Blues Club
Cost: $5

The Real Deal Blues Band

Sunday June 28, 2020 06:30 pm EDT
Come out for dinner, drinks and FREE live music. The Real Deal Blues Band features five seasoned musicians performing traditional American roots and hard driving classic Chicago Style Blues standards. A favorite of dancers, this band will make you want to jump up and groove. This is an early show, s...
Cost: Free

Eddie 9V

Thursday March 12, 2020 08:30 pm EDT
Come check out Eddie 9V (Eddie 9-Volt) live in concert, bringing out the blues within us.
Cost: Free

Mardi Gras Party ft. The Atlanta Crawdaddy's

Tuesday February 25, 2020 07:00 pm EST
Want the best Mardi Gras Party in Atlanta? Go somewhere that ALL Year Long, a New Orleans native is behind the bar, a Mardi Gras banner adorns the stage, and Cajun food graces the menu. The Atlanta Crawdaddy's will be playing New Orleans style music and street parade Mardi Gras music. Fat Tuesday co...
Cost: $7

Atlanta Blues Society Gathering & Jam

Sunday February 16, 2020 03:00 pm EST
The Atlanta Blues Society's February Gathering & Jam, which is also their Annual Renewal Membership Meeting will be on Sunday, February 16 at Blind Willie's from 3pm-6pm. The host band will be the fabulous Cazanovas, so you know a good time will be going on. There will be an open jam so bring your i...
Cost: Free

Smoke Free Atlanta Celebration

Sunday January 5, 2020 06:00 pm EST
As of Jan 2, 2020, Atlanta will be Smoke Free. The Atlanta Blues Society and Entertainers Speak Out 4 All and our Atlanta SmokeFree Coalition invites you to a Smoke Free Celebration at Blind Willie's on Sunday January 5th, 6pm-9:30pm. Entertainment Food & Fun. Admission is FREE, Featured performers ...
Cost: Free

Blues Stotts 2019

Saturday November 2, 2019 02:30 pm EDT
The Atlanta Blues Society presents the 5th Annual Blues Stotts Festival, a musical celebration to honor the life of Larry Stotts, a founding member of the ABS. With JP Soars, The Cazanovas, Eddie 9V and Mudcat
Cost: Donations

Lil Ed & The Blues Imperials

Saturday October 19, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Lil’ Ed & The Blues Imperials have been standing tall for more than 30 years. The band’s big sound, fueled by Lil’ Ed’s gloriously rollicking slide work and deep blues string bending, along with his rough-edged, soulful vocals, is as real and hard-hitting as Chicago blues gets. Mixing smoking slide ...
Cost: $15

Johnny Burgin

Sunday October 6, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Check out the only Atlanta show for 2019 by BMA nominated, Delmark recording artist Johnny Burgin. "The Worldwide West Side Guitar Man" tours 250 nights a year and puts on a great show of traditional Chicago blues. Full info is at www.johnnyburgin.com. $7
Cost: $7

Frankie's Blues Mission

Thursday October 3, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
Frankie's Blues Mission will be performing at Blind Willie's Blues Oct. 3.$7 admissions fee. 
Cost: $7

Live Blues Jam: Atlanta Music Event & Dance Party

Wednesday October 2, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
Drawing musicians from multiple states and dancers from all over the Atlanta metro, the 1st Wednesday blues jam hosted by The Cazanovas is a rollickin' good time. Who needs a concert with just one band, when you can be a part of, dance to, or simply kick back & enjoy musician after musician take the...
Cost: FREE

The Vipers

Wednesday September 25, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
<span .sfnstext-regular="" style="font-family:system-ui, -apple-system, system-ui, ">The Vipers are back at Blind Willie's for a night of West Side Soul and Blues.
Cost: Free

Breeze Kings Blues

Saturday September 21, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
<span .sfnstext-regular="" style="font-family:system-ui, -apple-system, system-ui, ">For over 20 years, The Breeze Kings have been one of the busiest and most respected bands in the Atlanta music scene. Their music, featuring complex guitar parts, explosive harmonica, and rock steady r...
Cost: Free

Mudcat & The Piedmont Playboys

Wednesday September 18, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
<span .sfnstext-regular="" style="font-family:system-ui, -apple-system, system-ui, ">Mudcat is in fine company accompanied by Hobo on Harmonica and Dan Dan the Healin' Man on Drum and rubboard; America's premier Roots and Blues Trio @ America's Premier Root's and Blues Club
Cost: $6

Nick Moss Band, Dennis Gruenling

Friday September 6, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
<span .sfnstext-regular="" style="font-family:system-ui, -apple-system, system-ui, ">Chicago guitarist, vocalist and songwriter Nick Moss is a bona fide bluesman down to his soul, a 30-year veteran of the city’s take-no-prisoners blues scene. Moss paid his dues gigging in Chicago’s rou...
Cost: $15

Benefit for Beverly "Guitar" Watkins

Sunday September 1, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
 Beverly is recovering from a 2nd stroke.. benefits are reaching an end just as she needs them most. Let's raise $ to pay for her therapy and keep her apartment!

Line-up includes Sandra Hall, Albert White, Robert Lee Coleman, Stan Watkins, and Mudcat with the Piedmont Playboys ...

Donations acce...
Cost: donation at door

Selwyn Birchwood

Saturday August 31, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
With his fiery guitar and lap steel playing, his trailblazing, instantly memorable songs and gritty, unvarnished vocals, Selwyn Birchwood is among the most extraordinary young stars in the blues. His deep familiarity with blues tradition allows him to bust the genre wide open, adding new sounds, col...
Cost: $15

George Hughley

Friday August 30, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
From the lowest lows to the highest highs, George's voice carries you across a range that exceeds the boundaries of Rhythm & Blues, from classic Blues to Atlanta Soul.
Cost: $12

William Reed & The Juke Joint Dukes

Thursday August 29, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
Formed in 2015 in Atlanta GA, the Juke Joint Dukes are a tribute to old-school Chicago and Delta blues in the style of Muddy Waters, Albert King, Hound Dog Taylor, Magic Slim and BB King. They pride themselves on connecting with the soul of blues instead of playing by the book. They understand that ...
Cost: $7

Mudcat & The Piedmont Playboys

Wednesday August 28, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
Danny ‘Mudcat’ Dudeck is an internationally known gospel and bluesman continuing the traditions of the early blues pioneers while adding his own Mudcat edge, resulting in one of Atlanta’s greatest treasures.
Cost: $6

Avery Sebben

Tuesday August 27, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
Cost: $5

Skylar Saufley & The 99th Degree

Sunday August 25, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Don’t let his youth fool you! Skyler is a powerhouse blues guitarist and is considered by many to be “The best new talent to hit the Columbus-Phenix City music scene in a number of years!” From the moment he picked up his first guitar, Skyler has been playing and studying the blues with the sole pur...
Cost: $6

4th Annual Guitararama

Saturday August 24, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Cost: $15

Big Bill Morganfield

Friday August 23, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Big Bill Morganfield is the son of McKinley Morganfield (Muddy Waters) and has emerged in the past few years as one of the top blues talents in America.
Cost: $12

Rae & The Royal Peacocks

Thursday August 22, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
Building on the rich blues tradition of Atlanta through the decades, Rae and the Royal Peacocks infuse classic styles with contemporary energy. No matter what blues genre resonates most with you, you're guaranteed to dance when this band takes the stage.

 

Cost: $7

Cody Matlock

Wednesday August 21, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
At just 23, Cody Matlock is already hailed as a widely-popular, seasoned veteran in Atlanta’s live music community having paid his dues gigging in the blues scene for nearly a decade. Increasingly a fixture at some of the Georgia’s most iconic blues halls, the soul singer-songwriter grew up on stage...
Cost: $6

Redstone Ramblers

Tuesday August 20, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
The Redstone Ramblers is a Country Delta Blues band from Jefferson GA. Performing originals and classic covers. Southern stories from Georgia's back roads.
Cost: $5

Memorial for Luther Houserocker Johnson: Music & Memories

Sunday August 18, 2019 04:00 pm EDT
The Atlanta Blues & Music Community recently lost one of our finest and much loved performers with the passing of Luther 'Houserocker' Johnson. When the service happened, it was on short notice and few heard in time to attend. Many regret not getting to say goodbye. Blind Willie's wants to rectify t...
Cost: Free. Donations accepted to assist funerary expenses

Sandra Hall

Saturday August 17, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Sandra Hall plays at Blind Willie's
Cost: $15

George Hughley

Friday August 16, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
George Hughley plays at Blind Willie's
Cost: $12

Frankie's Blues Mission

Thursday August 15, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
Frankie's Blues Mission at Blind Willie's
Cost: $7

The BooHoo Ramblers

Wednesday August 14, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
The BooHoo Ramblers play at Blind Willie's
Cost: $6

Haley Gray & The Medicine

Tuesday August 13, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
Haley Gray & The Medicine play at Blind Willie's
Cost: $5

The Vipers

Sunday August 11, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
The Vipers play at Blind Willie's
Cost: $6

Delta Moon

Saturday August 10, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Delta Moon plays at Blind Willie's
Cost: $15

Sandra Hall

Friday August 9, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Sandra Hall plays at Blind Willie's
Cost: $12

The Shadows

Thursday August 8, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
The Shadows play at Blind Willie's
Cost: $7

Blues Jam & Dance Party hosted by the Cazanovas

Wednesday August 7, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
Blues Jam & Dance Party at Blind Willie's
Cost: $6

Acoustic Night Hosted by Bill Sheffield

Tuesday August 6, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
Acoustic Night at Blind Willie's
Cost: $5

Reverend Billy C. Wirtz

Sunday August 4, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Reverend Billy C. Wirtz plays at Blind Willie's
Cost: $6

Sandra Hall

Saturday August 3, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
Sandra Hall plays at Blind Willie's 
Cost: $15

George Hughley

Friday August 2, 2019 09:30 pm EDT
George Hughley plays at Blind Willie's 
Cost: $12

Heather Luttrell

Thursday August 1, 2019 08:30 pm EDT
Heather Luttrell and the Possumden have been peddlin' their whiskey-soaked traveling show of Blues and Americana up and down the East Coast tirelessly for the past 10 years, gaining fans, notoriety and a few speeding tickets. Sharing stages with everyone from Lynyrd Skynyrd to Ani Difranco, playing ...
Cost: $7

Old-school Blues Night with William Reed and The Juke Joint Dukes

Thursday July 25, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
William "Blues Man" Reed and the Juke Joint Dukes resurrect the old-school Chicago blues sound from 1960. There's no better venue in the South to experience old-school blues than Blind Willies!  

Doors at 7pm, live music starts at 8:30 21+, $7 cash, non-smoking inside

Cost: $7.00

Matthew Pendrick: Sublime Acoustic Concert

Tuesday July 23, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
Born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, Matthew Pendrick came up during a creative heyday in one of the south’s small town artistic meccas. In the early days, Pendrick honed his musical chops while busking under the tutelage of infamous street shouter Guitar Red. The youngster soaked up the city’s deep...
Cost: $5.00

Kathie Holmes, Chris Cameron

Sunday July 21, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Come to Blind Willie's for a night of blues.
Cost: No cover

The Vipers

Tuesday July 16, 2019 08:00 pm EDT
The Vipers are back at Blind Willie's for a night of West Side Soul and Blues.
Cost: No cover

Doug Deming & the Jewel Tones

Sunday July 14, 2019 06:30 pm EDT
Cost: $7.00

Blues Dance Boot Camp: Multi Class Dance Workshop

Sunday July 14, 2019 01:55 pm EDT
Love hearing all the amazing local blues bands here in Atlanta? Have you ever wanted to get up and dance? The afternoon of Sunday, July 14, Blues Dance ATL will teach a 3-hour blues dance boot camp at Blind Willie's Blues Club! We will brush up on the basics to get everyone up to speed, and then i...
Cost: 35/40
828 N Highland Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30306
(404) 873-2583
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Live Music Club
Jazz, Country, Music Portal, COVID-19
Hours

Mon: Closed
Tue: Doors at 7, music at 8:30
Wed: Doors at 7, music at 8:30
Thu: Doors at 7, music at 8:30
Fri: Doors at 7, music at 9:30
Sat: Doors at 7, music at 9:30
Sun: Doors at 5, music at 6:30