Ever heard of Darwin’s Burgers and Blues? It is a hidden treasure in Marietta that has been in business for years. Known for their awesome burgers, wings and Frito Pie, Darwin’s is also recognized as one of the most popular music venues for small bands in the city.
Each night is a different type of music to peak anyone’s interest, with Friday and Saturday being cover nights. Thursday night, one of the most popular nights at Darwin’s, is Blues Jam night for those who dig the Blues.
The evening starts out with The Cazanovas band playing for about 30 minutes, and then open instrument time begins. You can come in with your own blues instrument of choice and sign your name on a list that the organizer then chooses and mixes with others, who have also brought instruments to form a blues band. Each band gets 15 minutes to perform three songs or less.
Even if performing is not your thing, but you just love listening to Blues, you are in for a treat. I have a blast every time I go.
It is a small place that has limited parking, but you are allowed to park across the street at the Book Nook or one business down if there is unavailable parking. This is a great place to support local music. Follow them on Facebook to see their performer calendar.
Darwin’s Burgers and Blues is located at 1598 Roswell Road, Marietta, 30062.
A Scoop Star, Hadley Elizabeth, sings the blues on Thursday nights.
Mary Ann is one of a handful of Georgia natives, growing up in the East Cobb area of town and now resides in Marietta. She works as a Digital Marketing Consultant for Bizwire Marketing 3.0, as well as operating her own marketing company called MaryAnnTayloredForYou. She is married with a son at KSU and a daughter at Pope High School. Mary Ann also wrote about Red Sky Tapas.