Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Bluegrass Around Georgia

Every Tuesday
Bluegrass Jam, 6 – 10pm (on the Antibelum trail between Athens and Macon) in Eatonton Georgia. Keith Rowell, Red Wing Old Time Music Show. For more info E-mail Rowell@mindspring.com or call 706-923-0031

Thursday, March 19
For excellence in traditional bluegrass, you can rely on Barbwire Bluegrass as they perform at the Redlight Cafe, 553 Amsterdam Ave, Atlanta, GA 30306, Jams start at 7pm, Show starts at 9pm. For more info, go to www.RedlightCafe.com or www.myspace.com/barbwirebluegrass

Friday, Mar 20
Curtis Blackwell & The Dixie Bluegrass Boys will perform at Sawnee Mountain Music Store, 1540 Dahlonega Hwy, Cumming, GA 30040. Show time: 8pm - 10:30pm, jams from 6 - 8pm. For more info; www.sawneemountainmusic.com.

Saturday, March 21
Mountain Faith Bluegrass Gospel from North Carolina, Jerry Bennett Kirkland & Friends and Klassic Kuntry will appear at the Hollonville Opry in Hollonville, GA, A full evening of good bluegrass & country music. First show starts at 6:30pm www.HollonvilleOpry.com or 770-228-4832.

Saturday, Mar 21
7pm The Hitching Post Music Barn of Woodland, AL will host the bluegrass comedy act Goldwing Express. For more info: Suzanne Vines, 770-315-6450 or www.hitchingpostmusicbarn.com

Saturday, Mar 21
The Annual Fund-raiser for The Williamson Music Barn will feature performances from Jim and Friends, Rythum Masters, and Borderline Blue with the stage shows starting at 6pm.

Donations are accepted but there is no admission charge. The Barn is located at 2233 Highway 362 West Williamson, GA 30292 For more information, contact Dan Kilgore at 706-975-9045.

MARCH 21 at 4 p.m
In Memory of the late Richard Kent Streeter, who passed away on March 8, an open Jam session will be held at the Prater’s Mill stage and Pavilion on the grounds of Prater’s Mill Historic site just out from Tunnel Hill Ga. Please bring your instruments, songs and some food to share. For more information, email pdl721@bellsouth.net or call 770/645-4508.

Sunday, Mar 22
The Mars Hill Porch Pickers will be featured at the SEBA Hiram Chapter, which takes place each 4th Sunday at the Loving Shepherd Lutheran Church, 4211 Hiram Sudie Road, Hiram, GA 30141. Show starts at 3pm with jamming ‘til 6pm. For more info: http://members.soundclick.com/sebahiram

Saturday, Mar 28 – 4:30pm
The Annual Stocking Full of Love Bluegrass Benefit will take place at the Walker County Civic Center in Rock Spring, GA. There will be a cake walk, door prizes and plenty of food. For more info: John Roberts 423-892-3622, Sharon Lands 706-861-9898, or Skeet Pinion 706-820-0822.

From Now through April, MMFS will offer a tune-learning class from 7 - 8:30 PM. These are for the advanced beginner to intermediate student who would like to build there repertoire for playing in traditional music sessions. All instruments and ages are welcome. The classes will be taught by Matt Evans and Christie Burns. Cost is $10.00 per person per class. No weekly commitment required. Call 423-827-8906 for info. No RSVP required. Steve Daugherty 423-875-5250
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