GEORGIA BANDS – ROCK IN THE NEW YEARS with the Crescent Moon Dogs Dec 31 @ Yesterdaze 8pm

Middle Georgia get ready to bring in your News Years Eve with LIVE ROCK N ROLL music.

The Crescent Moon Dogs are gearing up to ROCK you into 2017 on New Years Eve at Yesterdaze in Warner Robins, Georgia.

Listen to their recently released album ‘Familiar Faces’. … More GEORGIA BANDS – ROCK IN THE NEW YEARS with the Crescent Moon Dogs Dec 31 @ Yesterdaze 8pm

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The Year of Georgia Music

This year was claimed by many Georgians as the “Year of Georgia Music”. Georgia Tourism focuses its spotlight on the state as a destination for live music and music heritage. The state engages its visitors with more than 75 annual music festivals, live music venues, outdoor amphitheaters, recording studios, and numerous musical attractions and landmarks.

Insider Advantage reports in 2015, travel and tourism in Georgia generated $58.9 billion in business sales, an increase of 2.7% over the previous year, which outpaced the average growth rate nationwide (2.1%). The “Year of Georgia Music” campaign seeks to boost the number of visitors traveling to and within Georgia for music-themed experiences. … More The Year of Georgia Music

GEORGIA BANDS – 2 FINGER JESTER Georgia’s Most Iconic Band

2 Finger Jester, Georgia’s #1 LIVE Band, is a Warner Robins, Georgia based Hard Rock/Classic Rock cover band, specializing in the 80’s Hair Metal Music and LIVE Show performances.

2 Finger Jester, also referred to as 2FJ, was voted Band of the Year 2008-2010 by The 11th Hour Magazine. 2FJ recently celebrated their 1st CD which has gained international air play and national reviews. 2 Finger Jester is one of Georgia’s most iconic bands with 16 years of live show experience. The band has played over 600 shows.

“Sixteen years of guitar fueled high energy rock-n-roll, bringing you the best LIVE music show in Georgia. 2FJ doesn’t just play the music, they give you a concert experience with a non-stop stage show with crowd interaction and participation.” … More GEORGIA BANDS – 2 FINGER JESTER Georgia’s Most Iconic Band

GEORGIA MUSIC EDUCATION – Music Machine Laurie Spiegel

Laurie Spiegel was born in Chicago (September 20, 1945) where in her teens she played guitar, banjo, and mandolin, and through them cultivated a devout philosophy of amateur music making. After receiving a degree in the social sciences, she returned to music. Having taught herself notation, she studied classic guitar and composition privately in London, then baroque and renaissance lute at Julliard, and composition with Jacob Druckman and Vincent Persichetti.

Having worked with analog synthesizers since 1969, she sought out the greater compositional control which digital computers could provide and wrote interactive compositional software at Bell Labs from 1973-79. … More GEORGIA MUSIC EDUCATION – Music Machine Laurie Spiegel

GEORGIA MUSIC FESTIVAL – Third annual Ogrefest Sat Jan 14 @ the Back Porch Lounge in Macon, Georgia

Ogrefest will be held on Saturday, January 14th at the Back Porch Lounge in Macon, Georgia. Joining Sister Sandoz will be Kerry Walsh out of Savannah with his impressive solo project, brand new Low Frequency Messiah. Don’t miss their Viking friends Wrath Of A Dying Breed and theunderground misfits Sugar Virus. … More GEORGIA MUSIC FESTIVAL – Third annual Ogrefest Sat Jan 14 @ the Back Porch Lounge in Macon, Georgia

GEORGIA MUSIC CONTEST – The American Traditions Vocal Competition Feb 20-24, 2017 in Savannah Georgia

The American Traditions Vocal Competition was established as a world renowned 501 © 3 nonprofit arts institution in Savannah, Georgia. It was established to provide a forum for showcasing tomorrow’s vocal talents and superstars, and to celebrate the diverse repertoire of standard, classic American music. The organizaion gives cash prizes to all the winners. … More GEORGIA MUSIC CONTEST – The American Traditions Vocal Competition Feb 20-24, 2017 in Savannah Georgia

Georgia Songbird Musician EG Kight from Dublin Georgia

Known as a true blues vocalist, early on in her career EG Kight was nicknamed the “Georgia Songbird.” Eugenia Gail Kight, mostly commonly pronouced as EG Kight, was born in Dublin, Georgia. She came from a a musical family and at the age of five her talented grandmother taught her to play the guitar. She even got to watch Elvis Presley perform in Macon, Georgia.

EG Kight sticks to her Georgia roots and in 2002, she performed at the ceremony when a statue of the song’s writer, Otis Redding, was unveiled at the Georgia Music Hall of Fame. The same year, Blue South Records released Trouble. Southern Comfort followed the next year with Chuck Leavell playing piano. The album contains her cover version of John Prine’s “Angel from Montgomery”. … More Georgia Songbird Musician EG Kight from Dublin Georgia

RED CLAY MUSIC FESTIVAL in Canton Georgia Sat Nov 19 @ 6 PM headlining Jacob Bryant

The Red Clay Music Festival will come to Cherokee County on Saturday, Nov. 19 at Action Church, which is located at 271 Marietta Road. BBQ and Brews, which specializes in hosting barbecue and craft beer festivals across North Georgia, will present their first ever Pop-up Music Venue. For one night only come be part of the newest and hottest music venue in North Georgia. The mission of BBQ and Brews is to “eat barbecue, drink beer and do good.”
A portion of the proceeds will go towards ForCanton’s warming shelter initiative. ForCanton is a nonprofit organization affiliated with Action Church tasked with fighting hunger, homelessness and poverty in the city.

Headlining the event will be country artist Jacob Bryant. Other acts slated to perform at the festival include American Idol star Dexter Roberts, Wade Sapp and Scott Low. … More RED CLAY MUSIC FESTIVAL in Canton Georgia Sat Nov 19 @ 6 PM headlining Jacob Bryant

GEORGIA MUSIC FESTIVAL – SAVANNAH STOPOVER March 9-11 @ Savannah Historic Distoric

The 7th anniversary of the Savannah Stopover Music Festival is taking place March 9th to 11th. It’s the perfect gig for touring bands across the country on their way down Interstate-95 and across I-10. Over 70 bands will perform on 10-12 different stages at various venues in the historic district with capacities ranging from 120-700. The event is expected to draw over 7,500 festival goers.

As the festival has grown, more and more regional and national acts of the established nature have decided to make Savannah Stopover a destination in its’ own right.

Savannah Stopover is booking a minimum of 5 Sonicbids artists for the 2017 festival. Selected artists will be compensated and get the chance to appear onstage with some of the hottest emerging acts on the scence. … More GEORGIA MUSIC FESTIVAL – SAVANNAH STOPOVER March 9-11 @ Savannah Historic Distoric

GEORGIA ANNUAL BENEFIT CONCERT Skydog 70 Nov 20 @ Central City Park in Macon Georgia

The Skydog annual benefit concert starts on Sunday, November 20 from Noon to 5:00 PM at Central City Park in Macon, Georgia.

The Skydog Annual Benefit Concert, founded in 2006, is an annual benefit concert celebrating the life and music of Duane “Skydog” Allman. The concert, which is held on the third Sunday in November, features a variety of local, regional, and national acts performing music recorded by Duane Allman.

“The Skydog Music Festival was founded with one idea in mind: use music to do good.” … More GEORGIA ANNUAL BENEFIT CONCERT Skydog 70 Nov 20 @ Central City Park in Macon Georgia