THE DON’T-MISS CONCERT PREVIEW

Get your tickets now, or brace for the FOMO. Trace Adkins & Clint Black - Hits. Hats. History. May 4, 2019 Sugar Hill City Hall | The Bowl @ Sugar Hill Trace Adkins has sold 11 million albums. Together with country music icon Clint Black, prepare for a night of...

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SUWANEE SUMMER PORCH JAM

Meet us in Old Town Suwanee for an evening of musique al fresco! The Suwanee Summer Porch Jam is part of Make Music Day – an international celebration of music! Launched in 1982 in France, it is held on the summer solstice every year in more than 750 cities in 120...

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LOCAL ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: JAMES PATRICK MORGAN

Beginnings of a Budding Musician Musically gifted with a hip and soulful voice, James Patrick Morgan is sure to captivate a vast audience. Morgan was born in Athens, Georgia and finished high school in Walton County just off the southeastern border of Gwinnett. He...

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ATLANTA RADIO THEATRE COMPANY

A Performance for the Whole Family March 30, 1-3pm Gwinnett Library, 2780 Five Forks Trickum Road, Lawrenceville, GA. 30044 Join us for a free music, comedy skits and an afternoon of fun. Atlanta Radio Theatre Company performs at DragonCon, Mythic Journeys, Stone...

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LOCAL ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: MICHELLE MALONE

A Georgia girl who can magically join a smooth and soulful blues voice with the harnessed power of rock n’ roll, Michelle Malone creates an electric musical energy that makes you want to move. Residing in Georgia, Michelle boasts 15 albums across her career that began...

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HOMEGROWN ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: CODY MATLOCK

A Blues Beginning Some people spend decades wrestling with the anxiety of what they want to do with their life. For Georgia’s very own Cody Matlock, that is not the case. Cody was already pretty good on the guitar but an encounter with blues artist Jonny Lang got the...

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YOU COULD SAY THAT NORCROSS WAS VERY BLUE ON JUNE 16TH…

Turn that frown upside down— we don’t mean the mood! The annual Bluesberry and Beer Festival had residents and visitors alike roaming about a blued-out Betty Mauldin Park, devouring all the blues, blueberries and beer they could handle while enjoying various aspects...

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THE DONT MISS CONCERT PREVIEW

Eddie Owen Presents: Peter Case, Levi Lowrey, John Driskell Hopkins and Shawn Mullins May 4, 2018  Eddie Owen Presents @ Red Clay Music Foundry Peter Case (formerly of The Nerves, The Plimsouls and Grammy-nominated songwriter), Levi Lowrey (Zac Brown Band...

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HOMEGROWN ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: JULIE GRIBBLE

Treading the boards If it wasn’t for a shattered kneecap, Duluth singer-songwriter Julie Gribble might never have picked up the guitar. Anyone who’s heard her perform (her stunning vocals are nearly identical to Natalie Merchant’s) should thank her for tripping on...

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GWINNETT COUNTY’S MUSICAL PAST: A SUBLIME SAMPLING

Georgia has a rich musical history all its own, from the Allman Brothers to Ray Charles, Little Richard to James Brown, and R.E.M. to OutKast. So what about Gwinnett’s slice of the musical pie? We did some DiGging at the Gwinnett Historical Society and – thanks to...

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LOCAL ARTIST SPOTLIGHT: CHUCK MCDOWELL OF ESOEBO

What exactly is ESOEBO? It’s an acronym for the band: Eclectic Selections Of Everything But Opera, formed in 2005 by Chuck McDowell (guitar) and Gail Burnett (cello). The two are the heart of the group and most often play as a duo, but also crank things up with a full...

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THE DON’T MISS CONCERT PREVIEW

Eddie Owen Presents: Shawn Mullins Birthday Shows with Danielle Howle March 9, 2018  Eddie Owen Presents @ Red Clay Music Foundry Mullins performs songs from Soul’s Core in his live sets including Lullaby (Rockabye), Gulf of Mexico, Twin Rocks Oregon, Shimmer and...

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JUDGE FOR A NIGHT

You’ve seen ‘em all: American Idol, America’s Got Talent, The Voice, Dancing with the Stars, The Next Big Thing, American Freak Show, Why Am I Not Famous? and Very Average Acts. Sure, you haven’t heard of the last four because they don’t exist, but you get the idea....

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LISA’S LIST: GWINNETT’S GROWING MUSIC SCENE

I recently spent two days as part of the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s tourism product development resource team. Our destination was Athens, and we were tasked with assessing, developing and connecting their music scene to help grow their music tourism...

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