Monday, May 18, 2009

Bluegrass Around Georgia

Thursday, May 21 – From Tallahassee, FL, Blue Shades of Grass 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 E-mail

Saturday, May 23 – Blue Jam, Roiella & Friends, Lakeshore Quartet and BlueBilly Grit will be featured at the Hollonville Opry in Hollonville, GA, A full evening of good bluegrass & country music. Donations accepted. First show starts at 6:30pm. For more info go to or call 770-228-4832.

Saturday, May 24 – Three bands will be featured at the Williamson Music Barn, 2233 Hwy 362 West, Williamson, GA 30292. Donations accepted. For more info, please contact Dan Kilgore, 706-975-9045.

Friday and Saturday May 22-23, From Ringgold, Ga. 1890s Day Jamboree in downtown Ringgold features gospel music on Friday evening, and bluegrass and a fiddle contest on May 23 following the annual parade at 11 a.m. Food, children rides, arts and crafts are part of the event. Admission is free. For more information visit

Sunday, May 24 – Bluegrass Sound 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:

Thursday & Friday, May 21 & 22 - Tom Gaston & The Wild Heard will entertain at Clem’s Shoal Creek Music Park Festival, 3191 Providence Church Road. Lavonia, GA. For more info Call Clem at 706 356 1092.

May 22-23 - Armuchee Bluegrass Festival - $5.00 for 2-day pass. For more info email

Effective immediately: All shows at the Newborn Opry have been cancelled while the roof is repaired due to the heavy rain. An announcement will be made when the Opry starts again.

Every Tuesday – Bluegrass Jam - 7-9 at the Austrailian Bakery on the Square in Marietta, GA with plenty of space for jamming in the square on those fair weather days. For more info, Email John Andrews at .

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.

Friday night before the second Saturday of each month except October and December - From Ringgold, Ga. Sacred Sounds Fridays at the Ringgold Depot, U.S. 41 and Depot Street, Ringgold, Ga. Gospel concert begins at 7:30 p.m., Donation of $5 at the door. Share America Foundation, Inc. event benefits the Pearl and Floyd Franks Scholarship Fund. Randall Franks, "Officer Randy Goode" from TV's "In the Heat of the Night" emcees. For more information and talent info:

Every Saturday - Mountain Music Jam, 2-6 p.m. (rain or shine) in Dahlonega at the Gold Museum on the Public Square. For more info: or email or call Joel Cordle 706-864-6133; join its Facebook group. From the Facebook page, search groups for “Dahlonega Appalachian Jam.”

Second Saturday of each month except October and December - From Ringgold, Ga. Ringgold Opry at the Ringgold Depot, U.S. 41 and Depot Street, Ringgold, Ga. Bluegrass concert begins at 7 p.m. Pickers are welcome for jam sessions. Donations are received.

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.

Wanted – 1 old Gibson F4 Mandolin (1914 to the 20's). Please contact Tom Tyson or Jack Masters, .
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