The Blues at Northside Tavern

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Atlanta is known for its music scene and when it comes to the blues there is no place else to go but the Northside Tavern. On Saturday, the Tavern in conjunction with the Georgia Legacy Foundation put on a show in honor of the late Robert “Chicago Bob” Nelson. Local, nationally and internationally known musicians including Tinsley Ellis, the Breeze Kings, Dave Chandler, Rita Graham, Sandra Hall, Joe Burton and many others all performed during the tribute that lasted into the wee hours of the morning.

Brother Dave Chandler (right) plays the harmonica as he performs on stage during a tribute for the late Robert "Chicago Bob" Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Brother Dave Chandler (right) plays the harmonica as he performs on stage during a tribute for the late Robert “Chicago Bob” Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Brother Dave Chandler (center) performs on stage during a tribute for the late Robert "Chicago Bob" Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Brother Dave Chandler (center) performs on stage during a tribute for the late Robert “Chicago Bob” Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Muscians and blues fans stand outside of the Northside Tavern in Atlanta during a tribute for the late Robert "Chicago Bob" Nelson on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Muscians and blues fans stand outside of the Northside Tavern in Atlanta during a tribute for the late Robert “Chicago Bob” Nelson on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Sandra Hall and Joe Burton perform on stage during a tribute for the late Robert "Chicago Bob" Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Sandra Hall and Joe Burton perform on stage during a tribute for the late Robert “Chicago Bob” Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Rita Graham waits for her turn to sing during a tribute for the late Robert "Chicago Bob" Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Rita Graham waits for her turn to sing during a tribute for the late Robert “Chicago Bob” Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Reggie Hewlin plays the keys during a tribute for the late Robert "Chicago Bob" Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Reggie Hewlin plays the keys during a tribute for the late Robert “Chicago Bob” Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Atlanta native, Tinsley Ellis has been playing the blues guitar for decades. Ellis is releasing his 11th album and has played with blues greats such as Preston Hubbard and Robert "Chicago Bob" Nelson.

Atlanta native, Tinsley Ellis has been playing the blues guitar for decades. Ellis is releasing his 11th album and has played with blues greats such as Preston Hubbard and Robert “Chicago Bob” Nelson.

 

Merritt Smith performs during a tribute for the late Robert "Chicago Bob" Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Merritt Smith performs during a tribute for the late Robert “Chicago Bob” Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Sammy Favers plays guitar during a tribute for the late Robert "Chicago Bob" Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Sammy Favers plays guitar during a tribute for the late Robert “Chicago Bob” Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Rita Graham sings during a tribute for the late Robert "Chicago Bob" Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Rita Graham sings during a tribute for the late Robert “Chicago Bob” Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Sammy Favers plays guitar during a tribute for the late Robert "Chicago Bob" Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Sammy Favers plays guitar during a tribute for the late Robert “Chicago Bob” Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Elliot Holden plays guitar during a tribute for the late Robert "Chicago Bob" Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Elliot Holden plays guitar during a tribute for the late Robert “Chicago Bob” Nelson at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Atlanta native, Tinsley Ellis has been playing the blues guitar for decades. Ellis is releasing his 11th album and has played with blues greats such as Preston Hubbard and Robert "Chicago Bob" Nelson.

Atlanta native, Tinsley Ellis has been playing the blues guitar for decades. Ellis is releasing his 11th album and has played with blues greats such as Preston Hubbard and Robert “Chicago Bob” Nelson.

 

Carlos Capote (right), lead singer for the Breeze Kings, performs on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta during a tribute for the late Robert "Chicago Bob" Nelson on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Carlos Capote (right), lead singer for the Breeze Kings, performs on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta during a tribute for the late Robert “Chicago Bob” Nelson on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Jim Ransome (left) and Trevor Roberts of the Breeze Kings perform on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta during a tribute for the late Robert "Chicago Bob" Nelson on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Jim Ransome (left) and Trevor Roberts of the Breeze Kings perform on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta during a tribute for the late Robert “Chicago Bob” Nelson on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Tinsley Ellis (left) plays the guitar as he performs with Carlos Capote, lead singer of the Breeze Kings, on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Tinsley Ellis (left) plays the guitar as he performs with Carlos Capote, lead singer of the Breeze Kings, on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Tinsley Ellis (center) performs with Jim Ransome (left) and Trevor Roberts of the Breeze Kings on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Tinsley Ellis (center) performs with Jim Ransome (left) and Trevor Roberts of the Breeze Kings on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Trevor Roberts, drummer for the Breeze Kings, performs on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta during a tribute for the late Robert "Chicago Bob" Nelson on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Trevor Roberts, drummer for the Breeze Kings, performs on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta during a tribute for the late Robert “Chicago Bob” Nelson on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Tinsley Ellis (left) plays the guitar as he performs with Carlos Capote, lead singer of the Breeze Kings, on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Tinsley Ellis (left) plays the guitar as he performs with Carlos Capote, lead singer of the Breeze Kings, on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Tinsley Ellis (left) plays the guitar as he performs with Jim Ransome, guitarist for the Breeze Kings, on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Tinsley Ellis (left) plays the guitar as he performs with Jim Ransome, guitarist for the Breeze Kings, on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Carlos Capote, lead singer for the Breeze Kings, performs on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Carlos Capote, lead singer for the Breeze Kings, performs on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

 

Tinsley Ellis (center) performs with the Breeze Kings on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta as Sissy Hines dances with Tim Bendin on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

Tinsley Ellis (center) performs with the Breeze Kings on stage at the Northside Tavern in Atlanta as Sissy Hines dances with Tim Bendin on Saturday, April 6, 2013.

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