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Fiddlers Green

Steve's Live Music

234 Hilderbrand Drive
Sandy Springs, GA 30328
(404) 418-6777
Show begins at 7:00 pm
General Admission: $10       AAFFM Members: $8
Directions: http://goo.gl/maps/5zTCT

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 Join us for the Fiddlers Green concert series - monthly on third Saturdays!

AAFFM sponsors a local monthly coffeehouse, Fiddler's Green, that features concerts that include traditional music, singer-songwriters, poetry and storytelling. 

FIDDLER'S GREEN HAS MOVED TO STEVE'S LIVE MUSIC

As announced earlier, AAFFM has relocated its Fiddler's Green coffeehouse concert series to Steve's Live Music in Sandy Springs. The December 21 show inaugurated our relationship with one of Atlanta's most highly acclaimed acoustic music venues.

Since opening in June 2012, Steve's Live Music has generated plenty of positive buzz among local folk music fans. The cozy club/restaurant features international and American grassroots music including blues, bluegrass, Celtic, jazz, singer-songwriters and folk of all sorts. The rustically alluring 120-seat venue offers an intimate setting with seats and tables up near the stage, a state-of-the-art sound system, professional lighting, a full bar and eclectic menu, plentiful and convenient parking, and other folk and acoustic music throughout the week. Owner Steve Grossman, a long-time fan of AAFFM and its mission, is generously giving us the coveted 7-9 PM slot each third Saturday of the month at no charge other than a nominal fee for the sound tech.

We bid a fond farewell to Anthony's Pizza and Pasta, Fiddler's Green's home since we restarted the series in March of last year. The management has been very kind to us, and we urge you to continue giving that fine Italian restaurant your patronage and enjoying its diverse, high-quality live music presentations. But now it's on to an exciting new era as AAFFM and Steve's begin a partnership that was meant to be. We look forward to seeing you there!

Steve's Live Music
Address: 234 Hilderbrand Drive, Sandy Springs 30328
Vicinity: just off Roswell Road and north of I-285.
Phone: 404-441-9475
Website: www.steveslivemusic.com

 

December 20, 2014

REDWINE JAM

Redwine Jam is a folk music trio comprised of Chris and Carol Moser, who for years led the Celtic band Barney's Goat, and guitar/bass virtuoso Skip Romaner. They perform a wide range of North American and Celtic folk songs and tunes, from traditional material to newly written compositions by contemporary folk legends. They offer audiences an eclectic mix of story ballads, love songs, lively instrumental tunes, and mischievous humor. They accompany their vocals with guitar, bass, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, mountain dulcimer, flute, pennywhistle and bodhran (not all at the same time).

For the December show the trio will charm with their favorite seasonal folk music from the British Isles, Ireland and North America -- ranging from English wren carols to sprightly fiddle tunes to the outlandish Irish-American vaudeville song Miss Fogarty's Christmas Cake to John McCutcheon's classic Christmas in the Trenches. A musical feast guaranteed to warm the heart and drive the cold winter away!

Despite its name, “Redwine Jam” is not a sweet alcoholic concoction suitable for spreading on toast. Still, folk music fans around Atlanta find it appetizing and heady! Redwine Jam is a musical act consisting of Chris and Carol Moser, sometimes joined by musically gifted friends. At Fiddler’s Green they’ll be proudly performing with guitar/bass virtuoso Skip Romaner. Chris and Carol are veteran semi-professional musicians best known in recent years for leading the Celtic music band Barney’s Goat. As Redwine Jam they offer an eclectic mix of North American and Celtic folk music, both traditional and contemporary. They play a wide array of instruments including guitar, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, pennywhistle, flute, recorder, mountain dulcimer, and bodhran (Celtic drum).

A Redwine Jam performance can carry the audience on an emotional rollercoaster complete with high-spirited roots music, wry humor, gripping story songs, love ballads, and the sheer joy of homemade music. Whether performing as a duo or with other musicians who add their own spices to the mix, Chris and Carol make an evening with Redwine Jam a delectable treat.

HIGH TEA

Formed in February of 2014, High Tea is a trio comprised of Heidi Pollyea, Jedd Dotson and Teresa Powell. Each brings something unique to the band, and all agree that there is a wonderful chemistry between them. Their original songs are emotionally evocative and are reminiscent of all things Americana: folk, rock, blues, and jazz. Learn more at www.highteaatlanta.com.

Heidi Pollyea is a folk rock musician with vocal influences from artists like Linda Rondstadt and Shawn Colvin. As a trained jazz pianist and folk rock guitar player with gospel, latin and soul influences, Heidi’s songs range from poignant to funky to humorous or a combination of all. She is an avid animal advocate with some songs speaking directly to her love and concern for them. As a private music instructor, Heidi loves sharing the joy of music making, engaging her audience and encouraging them to sing or clap along. When not performing on her own, she loves playing with other musicians including a group that pays homage to the great singer/songwriters of our time called Taylor Made and another that combines high energy and hot harmonies as the original project High Tea.

Jedd Dotson has been a premier guitarist/vocalist for many years and with various bands throughout the southeast, including the highly popular Footloose and Gopher Broke. He joined forces with Heidi in 2012 and now with the addition of Teresa is thrilled to be an integral part of High Tea. Originally from Tennessee, Jedd currently resides in Blue Ridge, GA, where he can be found playing regularly at the Blue Ridge Brewery and The Toccoa River Restaurant along with Bobby Don Bloodworth.

Teresa Powell is a bassist and vocalist. She has been a musician from a young age and has performed professionally in diverse genres such as bluegrass, folk, rock, jazz. Like Jedd and Heidi, Teresa occasionally performs with other bands, which include eclectic folk trio Three Weird Sisters, folk/blues duo Birds of a Feather, and a 9-piece jazz ensemble called Play It With Moxie. A founding member of High Tea, Teresa brings her enthusiasm for harmony vocals to the band.

Come and enjoy a great meal at Steve’s while being treated to delightful acoustic performances.

 

You can review previous shows in our Archive
here: Archive of past events announcements.

 

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