Monday, April 20, 2009

Bluegrass Around Georgia

Thursday, Apr 23 – The highly energetic Packway Handle Band 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

Saturday, Apr 25 – 7 to 10pm – The Fayetteville Bluegrass Blast will host the East Dixie Boys, Barbwire and Dehlia Low at the F. A. Sams Auditorium, 205 LaFayette Ave, Fayetteville, GA 30214. For more info, visit .

Saturday, Apr 25 – Blue Jam, the Dixie Renegades, Free Spirit and Ralph Lynch & 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 25 – The Honey Creek Boys, Borderline Blue, Due South and others will be featured on the Annual BBQ/Show at the Williamson Music Barn, 2233 Hwy 362 West, Williamson, GA 30292. Donations accepted. For more info, please contact Dan Kilgore, 706-975-9045.

2 May 2009 at 7:30pm the Mountain Music & Medicine Show will feature: Joyce Brookshire, Fool's Gold of Dahlonega, The Spontaneous Cracker Eruption, & Arlo Finch at the Holly Theater in Dahlonega for a live show on GPB radio Go to or call 706-864-3759. Tickets are $15.

May 6th – 10am to Noon - Any and all artists are invited to a “Creative Economies Convocation” at ARTStation on Manor Drive in the Village of Stone Mountain. Jack Sartain, founder of the DeKalb Council for the Arts, Inc. and facilitator of the project will describe how the Arts Incubator works and the financial and other benefits and advantages to the artists who participate. Artists will help plan the incubator. RSVP to, or call 770-856-1377 so that all attendees might be comfortably accommodated.

Saturday, May 16 - Tom Gaston & The Wild Heard at the Newborn Opry. The Opry show starts at 6 PM with the house band.

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: or 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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