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Blues Music in Atlanta

Explore Atlanta thriving Blues Music scene. We've got all the Northside Tavern, Blind Willie's and Fat Matt's Rib Shack events listings & coverage of the Blues.

Eddie Tigner At Northside Tavern 2010 (Photo By Vincent Tsang)
Photo credit: Vincent Tseng (CL Archives)
Eddie Tigner at Northside Tavern, 2010

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Monday May 9, 2022 03:47 PM EDT
Husband ’n’ wife duo release second album | more...

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Friday April 1, 2022 12:15 PM EDT
One career takes off while another is recapped | more...

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Tuesday March 1, 2022 10:24 AM EST
Beverly “Guitar” Watkins’ new release — and the Northside Tavern gets some Hollywood love | more...

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Thursday February 3, 2022 05:55 PM EST
Fresh tunes from Atlanta veterans kick off our next trip around the sun | more...

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Tuesday January 4, 2022 08:51 PM EST
Looking at 2021 in the rear view and considering 2022 for Atlanta’s blues ’n’ roots scene | more...

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Friday December 3, 2021 12:09 PM EST
Make sure some of these shows are on your Christmas gift-giving and to-do lists | more...

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Friday December 3, 2021 11:59 AM EST
The tenth Holiday Hootenanny promises to be the best yet | more...

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Monday November 1, 2021 04:40 AM EDT
Give thanks for making it through another pandemic year | more...

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Thursday October 28, 2021 01:39 PM EDT
Expect the blues and other surprises, plus Mule-O-Ween | more...

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Wednesday October 20, 2021 03:40 PM EDT
Delta Moon and The Brains auteur Tom Gray was an Atlanta music icon | more...

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Thursday October 7, 2021 01:30 PM EDT
Roots guitarist Nick Johnson stays busy in tough times | more...

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Wednesday September 1, 2021 06:25 PM EDT
Diane Durrett returns to host the second Women in Blues show | more...

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Monday August 2, 2021 10:54 AM EDT
Georgia’s long-running roots and blues fest roars back for year 27 | more...

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Thursday July 1, 2021 12:50 PM EDT
The Atlanta blues scene returns to (almost) normal with solid support from the Atlanta Blues Society | more...

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Wednesday June 2, 2021 06:35 PM EDT
Eddie 9V goes international with his first widely distributed album | more...

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Wednesday May 5, 2021 10:15 AM EDT
After weathering the worst year in music, Garrett Collins prepares for his next act | more...

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Tuesday April 6, 2021 11:54 AM EDT
Recent National Heritage Fellow William Bell’s well never runs dry | more...

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Monday March 8, 2021 11:28 AM EST
Fifty-plus years on the blues fringes hasn’t diminished the Atlanta veteran’s enthusiasm for the music he loves | more...

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Monday December 7, 2020 06:21 PM EST
Recapping the last 12 months of uncertainty | more...

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Thursday October 22, 2020 12:46 PM EDT
Not just sheltering in place during these uncertain times, the Athens-based musician releases his 12th solo album — and promotes it with a live concert | more...

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Thursday October 8, 2020 11:38 AM EDT
Singer’s soul and blues keeps audiences smilin’ | more...

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Friday September 4, 2020 02:16 PM EDT
Places and names to know to hip your blues cred | more...

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Wednesday September 2, 2020 01:22 PM EDT
Even this pandemic can’t stop WRFG’s annual Labor Day Blues throwdown | more...

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Wednesday August 5, 2020 06:19 PM EDT
Sandra Hall’s triumphant half century singing blues and soul | more...

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Tuesday June 30, 2020 01:34 PM EDT
EG Kight’s ‘Trio Sessions’ keeps her diverse sound lean, never mean | more...





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