Overall Schedule for Brickyard Blues

Friday

Timeframe Activity Venue Description
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm Beginner Lesson Blue Mark Studios Dropping in? Take the intro lesson.
9:00 pm - midnight
(Band at 9:30)
Main Dance with The Real Deal Blues Band Blue Mark Studios A 137 year old church turned art gallery and event space. Vintage wood floor and great atmosphere.

The Real Deal Blues Band features 5 seasoned musicians performing traditional American roots and hard driving classic Chicago Style Blues standards.
midnight - 2:30 am Late Night Dance with DJs Blue Mark Studios Late night at the same venue. No need to pause dancing to change locations.

Saturday

Timeframe Activity Venue Description
10:20 am - 10:45 am Check-in Peachtree Hills Recreation Center Check-in if you missed the Friday dance.

NOTE: Classes are SOLD OUT. You cannot register for classes at-the-door.

Dance Passes are still available, however.
10:45 am - 12:55 pm Morning Classes Peachtree Hills Recreation Center Class blocks 1 & 2: General Jookin' track
12:55 pm - 2:15 pm Lunch Your Choice Lunch on your own
2:25 pm - 4:35 pm Afternoon Classes Peachtree Hills Recreation Center Class blocks 3 & 4: General Jookin' track
8:00 pm - midnight
(Band at 8:30)
Main Dance with Beverly 'Guitar' Watkins Blue Mark Studios A 137 year old church turned art gallery and event space. Vintage wood floor and great atmosphere.

Beverly 'Guitar' Watkins is a Grammy winning force of nature who has toured the world across four continents and six decades. She and her band are here to play the blues for you.
midnight - 2:30 am Late Night Dance with DJs Blue Mark Studios Late night at the same venue. No need to pause dancing to change locations.

Sunday

Timeframe Activity Venue Description
10:20 am - 10:45 am Check-in Decatur Recreation Center Check-in if you have not yet done so.

NOTE: Classes are SOLD OUT. You cannot register for classes at-the-door.

Dance Passes are still available, however.
10:45 am - 12:55 pm Morning Classes Decatur Recreation Center Class blocks 5 & 6: Piedmont intensive or general Jookin' track classes
12:55 pm - 1:15 pm Serve Lunch Decatur Recreation Center If you pre-ordered the catered BBQ lunch, serve yourself. You can add the BBQ lunch to your registration until the registration closing date.

If you did not order the BBQ lunch, go grab food and bring it back for the lunch talk (Nearby suggestions forthcoming).
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm Lunch Talk Decatur Recreation Center Lunch and Learn: Blues in the Piedmont with Mudcat.
2:25 pm - 4:35 pm Afternoon Classes Decatur Recreation Center Class blocks 7 & 8: Piedmont intensive or general Jookin' track classes
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm Dinner & Drinks Blind Willie's Blues Club Blind Willie's will be open to dancers for dinner and drinks before the music starts. Come support the evening venue.
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
(Band at 7:30)
Evening Dance with Mudcat Blind Willie's Blues Club Located in a historic building with a vintage wood floor, Blind Willie's has hosted nearly 10,000 nights of live blues performances. On Sunday evening, blues dancers have it all to ourselves.

Mudcat is playing live music in the Sunday Piedmont classes, and then the trio heads to Blind Willie's, so you can work on what you learned and enjoy blues that goes beyond.