When university and ukulele collide

Posted by on Dec 30, 2012 in Announcements, Media | 0 comments

Or, “Hello, Paul Simon. Please love me.” Paul Simon is coming to Emory University — where I have worked for nearly 19 years — in February 2013 as the Richard Ellmann Lecturer. Everyone at Emory is talking about it . . . including me. And here is what I had to say.

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Ashley Filip, My Hero

Posted by on Oct 13, 2012 in Announcements, Upcoming Shows | 0 comments

Ashley Filip CD Release Saturday, October 13 Kavarna 707B East Lake Rd (Oakhurst Village) Decatur GA Show starts at 8pm.             Here is the story of the first time I met Ashley Filip. On Sunday nights, a few of us would gather at Kavarna, a coffee and wine bar in Oakhurst Village, to eat and drink and make merry and music and stuff. The Sunday Night Jam had been going on for a few months when this lovely, petite young woman came in with a guitar, got her cup...

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Fiddler’s Green Concert Series

Posted by on Jul 8, 2012 in Announcements, Upcoming Shows | 0 comments

Saturday, July 21, 2012 “Six Sirens of Song” (Fiddler’s Green Concert Series, Sponsored by the Atlanta Area Friends of Folk Music) 8:00 p.m. Anthony’s Pizza & Pasta (3155 East Ponce De Leon Ave., Scottdale, GA 30079-1231, 404-373-8080) General Admission: $6 AAFFM Members: $5 I’m pleased to be a part of this in-the-round evening with several of Atlanta’s finest female singer/songwriters and acoustic players. I’ll be joining onstage Cyndi Craven,...

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Tues, June 5: Opening Set for Bethel Steele at Java Monkey

Posted by on May 30, 2012 in Announcements, Upcoming Shows | 0 comments

I’m really looking forward to playing an opening set for my friend Bethel Steele next Tuesday night at Java Monkey! Some of you may recall the visit we had a couple of years back from Bethel, a Boston-area singer-songwriter extraordinaire and all-around excellent human. She blew us all away with her striking guitar technique, her sultry voice, and her powerful songs. Bethel has a brand-new CD out and will be swinging through town after Kerrville next week. Show starts at 8:00 pm On the...

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Welcome to

Posted by on May 26, 2010 in Announcements | 0 comments

Songwriter, singer, guitarist, mandolinist, and concertinist Allison Adams has been making music on Atlanta’s acoustic scene for a decade. Her debut solo release, Redbud Winter, won her a slot as a finalist in the South Florida Folk Festival Singer-Songwriter Competition in January 2008. One of the songs from that recording, “Famous Blue Apron,” also gained her a spot as a featured artist on the Halifax, Nova Scotia-based WOT90 internet radio station featuring the voices of women....

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