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Blind Willie's

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If you like the blues / r n b / soul music this is the place to go. Small club with live music... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Exceeded expectations

Nice bar, decent bar meals (bbq pulled pork, sweet potato fries), really friendly staff and great... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2019
Ayr, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like the blues / r n b / soul music this is the place to go. Small club with live music - the house band are good. Guest artists appear. William Bell is known to pop in there. Food good. Service fantastic. Drinks...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 7 February 2019

Went there on a wednesday night with some friends, not terribly busy but was rudely ignored by the bar tender as I stood there trying to catch his eye for 10 minutes just to order a beer... if that kind of service irks you dont...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank dken69
Reviewed 19 January 2019 via mobile

Nice bar, decent bar meals (bbq pulled pork, sweet potato fries), really friendly staff and great service. The music was absolutely outstanding. The Electromatics were playing the night we were there. Loved every minute. Top of my list if I am ever back in Atlanta.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank CCMCG2018
Reviewed 14 December 2018

If you like blues, you will love Blind Willie's. This is a rather small blues bar that stays packed. The last time I was there I saw Francine Reed. Great songster and the band was outstanding. Love the place and so does my friend.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 September 2018

Enjoyed ourselves at this venue. Arrived by public transport, bus stops just outside. Great food, nice cocktails and entertaining music. Played some tracks that we were familiar with as well as some new to us. Staff friendly and helpful. We shared a pulled pork burger...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BobnSu
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We came for the music, which was wonderful, and also enjoyed the drinks and atmosphere. The audience was very into the music, other than a few drunk college-aged kids who were talking too loudly (but after glares from others, finally left). Great place!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kim23434
Reviewed 24 July 2018

It's getting harder to find a true Blues club, but Blind Willies makes the cut. They have live blues in a great dive bar atmosphere. The people there are friendly and the bar serves good rye whiskey. The crowd was lively. The neighborhood is away...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ColinPK
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Doors open at 7:00 PM, live music starts at 9:00 PM, however band is setting up around 7:30 and you will be entertained. Music was fantastic. Staff warm and welcoming. Cool vibe inside. Worth the visit if you like live music. Did not have any...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Fred M
Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

This was a fun place to go to for live blues. The band was so great. There was a good vibe. I sat at the bar so the service was good. It was packed, but to me that means it’s a good place to go....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank 767angelinat
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Nothing like live music. The house band, The Shadows, backed blues singer, Francine Reid. We stayed for only the first set which began at 9:30 and ended about 10:45. The sound level was just about right. It was a full house with every chair and...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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