Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Bluegrass Around Georgia

Thursday, Apr 9 – A group of accomplished musicians, Redline Express, whose range of interest span from the founders of bluegrass to the newest innovators in acoustic music will cure your hunger for the best in live music available at the Redlight Cafe, 553 Amsterdam Ave, Atlanta, GA 30306, Jams start at 7pm, Show starts at 9pm. For more info, go to or .

Saturday, Apr 11 – Slim Pickins, Blue Jam, Micah & Abby Dunn, and the East Dixie Boys will appear at the Hollonville Opry in Hollonville, GA, A full evening of good bluegrass & country music. Donations accepted. First show starts at 6:30pm or 770-228-4832.

Saturday Apr 11 Jim & Friends, Anna’s Cornbread and Herbert Leach will appear at the Williamson Music Barn, 2233 Hwy 362 West, Williamson, GA 30292. First show starts at 6:00pm. Donations accepted. For more info, please contact Dan Kilgore, 706-975-9045.
Saturday, Apr 11 - Cedar Hill, Atlanta's most entertaining bluegrass band, will perform at the Ragamuffin in Roswell. Show starts at 8pm. Admission is $10. For more information: Ragamuffin, 585 Atlanta Street, Roswell, GA 30075-4443 (770) 656-5137,

Starting March 10 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

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 or call 706-923-0031

Every Thursday – 6pm to Dusk - Pickin' In The Park in McCaysville, Georgia (1.5 hours north of Atlanta, 10 miles from Blue Ridge). At Horseshoe Bend Park alongside the beautiful Toccoa River. For more info: - or - 423-496-4653 - or emai:

Thursday nights - 6:30pm until ?? - Cherry Log Pickin' Whitepath Fire Station #11 (behind Blue Ridge Auto Auction of SR 515. Cross RR tracks, newstation on left. Location @ 3 miles N. of Ellijay on left, look for the AmericanFlag). Bring chairs and friends for family fun. Admission:FREEContact: Al or Dana Henderson 706-635-3786.
Last Saturday of each month – Apr through Sept - Eddie Rawlins has organized Pickin in the Grayson City Park. Pickin' starts at 6:30 PM and all pickers and listeners are invited. Shows are free. Bring your own chair.

Bands Needed by the MARS HILL PORCH PICKERS to volunteer to play for a Fund Raiser for Kenya Orphans, Show date May 16, Show time Noon to 6pm. Show location downtown Acworth Lake. Performance sets vary from 30 min. to 1 hour. For more info. Please contact Dickson Lester 770-514-8344 or 678-836-4391 or email .

Instrument for sale: Blueridge Model 160 Guitar, very good condition. For more information, please contact Micah Dunn at or call 717-580-5544.
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