Posts tagged with "music"

GospelFest Concert at Oakhurst Presbyterian

Posted by Guest April 28, 2018

Oakhurst Presbyterian Church will host its 22nd annual GospelFest on Saturday, April 28 at 5:30pm. This free gospel music concert features talented and uplifting performances from several local (and not-so-local) choirs and soloists. It’s 90 minutes of joyful live music you won’t forget! Admission is free, but we’ll “pass the hat” for a voluntary donation […]

Southern Surf StompFest 2017

Posted by Guest September 16, 2017

Southern Surf StompFest is an annual festival featuring the best surf, instro, and beyond that the South has to offer. This is a FREE, all ages event! There will also be an artist market and food trucks! A kickoff party, also a free and family friendly event, will be held the night before on Friday, […]

Right round – Sunbrimmer Records is open

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt April 7, 2014

Sunbrimmer Records held its soft opening during the Rail Arts District Studio Cruise in March, and has been drawing in vinyl lovers for a few weeks now. On April 4, owner Mike Tyson chatted with Marie Palmer from behind the counter.  He held an old 45 in his hand, and said,”That’s the thing about 45s, […]

Video of Britney Spears’ sister singing at Eddie’s Attic goes viral

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 12, 2013

It isn’t always true that siblings of famous people posses the same talents as their kin. But Britney Spears didn’t have much talent to begin with, so expectations weren’t that high for her sister, Jamie Lynn Spears. The younger Spears exceeded those low expectations this month during a performance at Eddie’s Attic here in Decatur, […]

Sunday morning meditation

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt October 27, 2013

Songs from last night’s “Hey, look this up on YouTube” session … Elton John dresses like leprechaun, plays glass piano on “Soul Train.” [youtube=] Marvin Gaye, because Marvin Gaye is the man. [youtube=] Dolly Parton covering “Shine” for some reason. [youtube=]

Music Midtown playlist

Posted by September 17, 2013

(Get straight to the playlist) I have no doubt Music Midtown — a two-day, mostly rock music festival featuring Red Hot Chili Peppers and Journey as headliners — will rock my socks. I’ve bought my tickets, coordinated with friends and worked out my schedule. All that remains is listening to these bands non-stop for the […]

Mumford and Sons show hopeful sign of things to come

Posted by September 12, 2013

I’ve never heard an outdoor crowd louder than it was during the climax of British folk-rockers Mumford & Sons “I Will Wait.” Mumford’s crowd was louder than when Passion Pit played their summer hit “Take a Walk” at Centennial Olympic Park during the Party in the Park back on May 15. It beat the time […]

On the Horizon; Good Weekend Eating at Decatur Cemetery

Posted by September 6, 2013

Steinbeck’s and Leon’s Full Service – and a supporting cast that reads like the who’s who of the area’s food scene – are showcasing their locally sourced, fresh dishes Saturday night at the Decatur Cemetery. The event, an outdoor dinner party, promises live music and adult beverages in addition to the chefs’ creations. The event […]

Blue Sky Concert Series Kickoff

Posted by September 4, 2013

There were no sour notes in Decatur Square Wednesday afternoon as the Blue Sky Concert series sent echoes through the city. Families, friends, and working folks on their lunch break gathered on blankets and tables near the bandshell to take in the sun and the sounds from resident piano-popper Kurt Scobie. City of Decatur Special […]

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