Thursday, April 16, 2009

Bluegrass Around Georgia

Thursday, Apr 16 – Singer Songwriter Donna Ulisse and her band The Poor Mountain Boys will be performing at the Redlight Cafe, 553 Amsterdam Ave, Atlanta, GA 30306, Jams start at 7pm, Show starts at 9pm. For more info, go to or

Friday, Apr 17 – Counterpoint is scheduled to perform at Sawnee Mountain Music Store, 1540 Dahlonega Hwy, Cumming, GA 30040. Show time: 8pm - 10:30pm, jams from 6 - 8pm. For more info;

Saturday, Apr 18 – Country Dreamers, Christianaires, Due South and Kirkland & Friends 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 18 - 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.

April 18, 2009 - 12 to 10pm - Raccoon Creek Bluegrass "Relay for Life" Benefit, Featuring 10 bands including Lizzy Long & Friends and Fontanna Sunset - Raccoon Creek Music Park, 332 Music Park Path, Dallas, GA, 30132. Admission: $5 Donation. For additional information and complete schedule please visit us at, or email, telephone 770-943-2721

April 17th-19th - Bear on the Square Mountain Festival - 3 days Old-time and Bluegrass music. For more information, please go to http//

April 25th - 7 to 10pm - Fayetteville Bluegrass Blast - Featuring Barbwire, Dehlia Low and the East Dixie Boys - F. A Sams Auditorium, 205 LaFayette Ave, Fayetteville, GA 30214. Admission $8. For more info, or email

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.
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