WRFG’s 2nd Annual Americana in the Park

Park Tavern

WRFG's 2nd Annual Americana in the Park Presented by community radio station, WRFG (www.wrfg.org). This is a fundraiser for the noncommercial, community radio station Park Tavern, 500 10th St. (Midtown), Atlanta, GA Sunday, March 5, 2017 Doors open noon. Music runs from 1 PM to 6 PM. Ends at 7 PM. Tickets $15 in advance […]

$15 – $20

AAFFM Presents: Charley Woods, and The Irish Brothers

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

March 18, 2017 Fiddler’s Green Coffeehouse CHARLEY WOODS Nashville native Charley Woods is making a lasting impact on the music mecca she calls home. With her instantly identifiable voice and her stylistic blend of contemporary folk and Americana, this recording artist is in a league all her own. She has performed and collaborated with many […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Bruce Gilbert, and Alex Commins and Todd Prusin

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

April 15, 2017 Fiddler’s Green Coffeehouse BRUCE GILBERT “After all is said and done, throw out everything you thought you knew and just make music!” That’s Bruce Gilbert’s philosophy, and it shines through every live performance he offers his ever-growing throngs of devoted Atlanta-area fans. As a performing songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, arranger and producer, Bruce is […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM PRESENTS: Jim Sharkey, and The New Harvey Family Singers

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

May 20, 2017 Fiddler’s Green Coffeehouse JIM SHARKEY Singer-songwriter Jim Sharkey is an Irish and Americana folk musician now living in Salisbury NC. Jim grew up in County Roscommon, Ireland, and came to the US in 1982 when he joined the US Navy in London, England. He spent five years as a photographer on the […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Frank Hamilton, and Veronika Jackson

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

June 17, 2017 Fiddler’s Green Coffeehouse FRANK HAMILTON Frank Hamilton has been playing traditional American folk music for many years, accompanying himself on acoustic guitar and five-string banjo. Frank has a reputation in folk circles as a former member of the Weavers and co-founder of the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago. He […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Sparky and Rhonda Rucker

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

SPARKY and RHONDA RUCKER Sparky and Rhonda Rucker perform throughout the U.S. as well as overseas, singing songs and telling stories from the American folk tradition. Sparky Rucker has been performing over forty years, and AAFFM has been proudly presenting him almost since the beginning. He is internationally recognized as a leading folklorist, musician, historian, […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Just Be’Cause, and Harm’s Way

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

August 19, 2017 Fiddler’s Green Coffeehouse JUST BE’CAUSE Jerry Brunner, Bruce Gilbert and Cyndi Craven are Just Be’Cause … just don’t ask them why. Jerry Brunner and Cyndi Craven, long-time members of the Atlanta acoustic/folk music scene, have been performing together since the 1980’s. In 2007, they met up with Bruce Gilbert when he moved […]

$10

AAFFM Presents: Steven Darsey, and Jeff Mosier

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

September 16, 2017 Fiddler’s Green Coffeehouse STEVEN DARSEY Steven Darsey is a singer, collector, and scholar of folk song. Believing that folk music conveys fundamental cultural truths, he strives to make these real for contemporary listeners. With a straightforward style in the tradition of balladeers Tommy Makem and Burl Ives, he sings little-known songs such […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Lauren LaPointe, and Out of the Rain

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

LAUREN LAPOINTE Lauren Lapointe is a Savannah GA-based singer/songwriter who has been gaining recognition across the country for her soulful songs, unique voice, and strong live performances. Her third and newest CD “Superhero” was produced by Thomm Jutz (Nanci Griffith, Mary Gauthier) in Nashville and features twelve original Americana, rootsrock, pop, and old country songs […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM PRESENTS: McLauchlans, and Blackfoot Daisy

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

THE MCLAUCHLANS Duncan and Glaucia McLauchlan are talented, entertaining musicians providing spirited live performances of traditional and contemporary Scottish and Irish and music throughout Atlanta and the Southeast. Duncan is a talented Scottish singer and songwriter, as well as multi-instrumentalist with a wealth of experience. His solo CD The Road to Destiny has received substantial […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Three Quarter Ale, and The Radio Rangers

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

January 20, 2018 Fiddler’s Green Coffeehouse THREE QUARTER ALE Three Quarter Ale is an Atlanta-based acoustic band whose unique blend of folk-rock, traditional Celtic music, and 16th-century madrigals have enthralled a large and devoted fan base for more than ten years. This dynamic trio combines tight vocal harmonies with harp, flute, guitar, ethnic percussion, and […]

$8 – $10

Friction Farm @ Waldo’s Coffeehouse

Waldo's Coffeehouse

Friction Farm Saturday, February 10 7:00 pm (doors at 6:30) Waldo's Coffeehouse 4010 Canton Rd. Marietta GA $10 suggested donation about us: Modern-folk music duo Friction Farm, is a husband and wife team of traveling troubadours. Aidan Quinn and Christine Stay, combine storytelling, social commentary and humor to create songs of everyday life, local heroes, […]

$10

AAFM PRESENTS: JEFFERSON ROSS and JIM CULLITON

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

February 17, 2018 Fiddler’s Green Coffeehouse JEFFERSON ROSS Southern folk artist Jefferson Ross is a songwriter, singer, guitar slinger and painter, weaving stories for the ears and the eyes. Based in The Peach State, Jefferson travels throughout the U.S. and Europe performing his original music and displaying his art at festivals and galleries across the […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM PRESENTS: THE NEARLY NORMAL STRING BAND and THE IRISH BROTHERS

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

March 17, 2018 Fiddler’s Green Coffeehouse THE NEARLY NORMAL STRING BAND The Nearly Normal String Band consists of Viva and Neil Araki, two of the Atlanta traditional music community’s most respected veterans. Neil plays acoustic guitar, fiddle and mandolin in several styles, including blues, bluegrass, Celtic, and old time Appalachian. He has played guitar since […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM PRESENTS: Michael Johnathon, and The Lost Boys

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

April 21, 2018 Fiddler’s Green Coffeehouse MICHAEL JOHNATHON Folksinger Michael Johnathon has a long-standing career in the arts as a songwriter, musician, author, playwright, composer of the opera Woody: For the People, and host of the live audience broadcast of the WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour.  The show has a radio audience of more than […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM PRESENTS: Writer’s Voice, and Caledonia Swing

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

WRITER’S VOICE Writer’s Voice offers original acoustic contemporary folk tunes with a few sing along covers in the mix. Fritz Rauschenberg leads the group, accompanied by long time member Scott Wiman on guitar, with vocalist Debbie Foster and George Uterhardt on bass to round it out. Fritz Rauschenberg has played and taught guitar for over […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Mark Stuart and Mockingbird’s Wing

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

June 16, 2018 Fiddler’s Green Coffeehouse MARK STUART Nashville-based performing songwriter Mark Stuart will be making his second appearance at Fiddler’s Green. Onstage, his focus is on the songs he has penned and recorded, delivered with a soulful singing voice and highly memorable guitar playing. After many years on the Americana/folk circuit, Stuart has cultivated […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Georgia Grass, and Chambless and Muse

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

July 21, 2018 Fiddler’s Green Coffeehouse GEORGIA GRASS Since Dan Daniel founded Georgia Grass in 1973, this professional bluegrass band has played for many bluegrass festivals and events in Georgia and around the Southeast. By1976 they were so highly reputed that they were chosen to play for the Grand opening of the Georgia World Congress […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM PRESENTS: The January Duo, and CJ Jones and The Spirit Bones

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

August 18, 2018 Fiddler’s Green Coffeehouse THE JANUARY DUO The January Duo was founded in January of 2015 when multi-instrumentalist Payton Scott and classically trained singer Sara Grace Carmical met in high school.Shortly after, Chris Scott, bassist, trumpet player, and Atlanta Symphony Chorus alum (and Payton’s dad) joined up to accompany the Duo. They have […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: South for Winter, and Harm’s Way

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

September 15, 2018 Fiddler’s Green Coffeehouse SOUTH FOR WINTER With elements of gypsy, folk, jazz and blues, the Nashville-based trio South for Winter offers an eclectic sound united by delicate harmonies, intricate guitar work, and earthy vocals. Four years after meeting in Peru and writing what would later become their first single, Whisper in the […]

$8 – $10

Bowman House Concerts Presents: Kim Richey

Bowman House Concert Series

Kim Richey (trio) - Sept. 22 On the web: http://kimrichey.com/ Video: Pin A Rose Instructions for Attendees Doors open at 7 p.m. BYOB and a dish to share Donation: $20/person (all proceeds to the artist) Limited seating. Reservations required.

$20

Sarah McQuaid DADGAD Workshop and Concert

A Private Residence in NE Atlanta

Dear Friends, We are delighted to host Singer Songwriter Sarah McQuaid as a part of our house concert series.  I first saw Sarah at the Eddie Owen Theater in Duluth a number of years ago, and I was absolutely smitten with her exquisite musicianship and her wonderful lyrics and melodies.  It is not often that […]

Bowman House Concerts Presents: Ray Bonneville

Bowman House Concert Series

Ray Bonneville - Oct. 20 On the web: https://raybonneville.com/ Video: I Am the Big Easy Instructions for Attendees Doors open at 7 p.m. BYOB and a dish to share Donation: $20/person (all proceeds to the artist) Limited seating. Reservations required.

$20

AAFFM Presents: Alex Hunnicutt, and The Porch Bottom Boys

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

October 20, 2018 Fiddler’s Green Coffeehouse ALEX HUNNICUTT With his own signature style, Greenville S.C.-based performing songwriter Alex Hunnicutt serves up blues, R&B and soul (with a little bit of jazz and reggae thrown in as well) in his new album titled Honey. “Honey is the latest release from smooth rock and blues guitarist Alex […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Joe Penland

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

November 17, 2018 Fiddler’s Green Coffeehouse JOE PENLAND Deep in the Appalachian mountains of North Carolina, there’s a front porch that has been the destination of many folk who love these mountains, their music and their stories. Grammy winners and kids with their first guitar, banjo or fiddle, Hollywood producers, writers, and folk music collectors […]

$8 – $10

Bowman House Concerts Presents: Kevin Welch

Bowman House Concert Series

Kevin Welch - Nov. 10 On the web: https://kevinwelch.com/ Video: A Patch of Blue Sky Instructions for Attendees Doors open at 7 p.m. BYOB and a dish to share Donation: $20/person (all proceeds to the artist) Limited seating. Reservations required.

$20

AAFFM Presents: Jim Sharkey, and The Clams feat. Frank Hamilton

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

December 15, 2018 Fiddler’s Green Coffeehouse JIM SHARKEY Singer-songwriter Jim Sharkey is an Irish and Americana folk musician making his second Fiddler’s Green appearance. Jim grew up in County Roscommon, Ireland. He came to the U.S. in 1982 after joining the U.S. Navy in London, England. He spent five years as a photographer on the […]

$8 – $10

Claudia Nygaard

The Train Depot

“Claudia Nygaard is one of Americana music’s hidden gems.” - Jeffrey Sisk, (In Tune, The Daily News - PA) With a voice as warm and smooth as amber honey and impressive for both its power and intimacy, Claudia Nygaard delivers songs that are heartfelt, humorous, scrappy, and sensual. And so are the stories in between […]

$15 – $20

AAFFM Presents: Jim Culliton and Clear Creek Band, and The Justin Sams Band

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

February 16, 2019 Jim Culliton & Clear Creek Band Multi-instrumental virtuoso Jim Culliton has been a favorite of Fiddler’s Green audiences for many years.  In the Jim Culliton & Clear Creek Band, his guitar, mandolin, fiddle and vocals share the stage with Walter Dean’s dobro and Joel Glogowski’s upright bass.  This high-energy trio offers an […]

$8 – $10

Saturday Night Spotlight Presents: Dave Richardson

Saturday Night Spotlight

Doors at 7 pm Showtime at 8 pm Featuring Vermont Singer/Songwriter Dave Richardson www.daverichardsonfolk.com Suggested Donation $10, all are welcome regardless Email dalyny@gmail.com or call 718.813.5426 to reserve your seat. Information Flyer for Dave Richardson

$10

AAFFM Presents: Will Payne Harrison, and The Irish Brothers

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

Will Payne Harrison Since moving from Louisiana to Nashville, Will Payne Harrison has toured the South and East coasts, performed at festivals, made radio appearances, packed out listening rooms, hosted songwriter’s nights and even co-wrote a song landing in the feature film Black Beauty starring Luke Perry. Harrison’s first single from the album Louisiana Summer, “Clarity,” was featured […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Carla Ulbrich

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

Carla Ulbrich, Professional Smart Alec Carla Ulbrich is a comical singer-songwriter and guitarist whose biggest musical influences were Sesame Street, camp songs, and cat food commercials. She has a love of the absurdities of ordinary life, a somewhat twisted viewpoint, and a way with words.  Her songs cover topics from the mundane to insane: Waffle […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Adam Miller, and Mark Dvorak

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

Adam Miller One of the premier autoharpists in the world, Adam Miller is a renowned American folksinger and natural-born storyteller from Oregon. Miller accompanies his rich, resonant baritone voice with lively finger-picking acoustic guitar and stunningly beautiful autoharp melodies. A masterful entertainer who never fails to get his audience singing along, he has distinguished himself […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Tina and Her Pony, and Acoustic Bridge

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

June 15, 2019 Tina and Her Pony The Indie Appalachian folk duo Tina & Her Pony originated in Asheville, North Carolina in 2009. Tina Collins (tenor banjo, tenor ukulele, guitar, vocals) and Quetzal Jordan (cello, guitar, vocals) spent two years holed up in the high desert mountain town of Taos, New Mexico, making music and […]

$8 – $10

Mark Stuart Guitar Workshop and House Concert

I would like to invite you to a house concert, preceded by a special guitar workshop with Nashville’s Mark Stuart on Saturday July 13. Workshop at 2:30PM and concert at 7:00PM. I had the pleasure of sharing an evening with Mark at Steve’s Live music in February of 2015. Recently I have run sound for […]

AAFFM Presents: The Radio Rangers, and Redwine Jam

The Radio Rangers The Radio Rangers are an Americana band based in Atlanta. Their original music connects with the heartland of America – stories about small towns, railroads, love, broken hearts and life’s special moments. The music is melodic with an emphasis on vocal harmony and an old timey feel. The band is influenced by […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: David Leinweber, and Just Be’Cause

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

David Leinweber David Leinweber has performed widely at festivals, concert venues and clubs for years, including international appearances abroad where he was dubbed “The Flatpicking Professor.” He has also performed widely in refined higher-educational settings like bars and honky-tonks, to say nothing of numerous universities, civic groups and college campuses. He has placed in numerous […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Michael Jonathan, and Blackfoot Daisy

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

Michael Jonathan Folksinger Michael Johnathon has a long-standing career in the arts as a songwriter, musician, author, playwright, composer of the opera Woody: For the People, and host of the live audience broadcast of the WoodSongs Old Time Radio Hour. The show has a radio audience of more than two million listeners each week on […]

$8 – $10

An evening with A. Lee Edwards at The Train Depot listening room

The Train Depot

Alan Edwards, the songwriter behind the bands Lou Ford (1996 - 2009) and the Loudermilks (2009 - present), plays a collection of timeless songs from his extensive discography at The Train Depot in Lawrenceville, GA. Alan’s music “sounds like the product of a childhood spent listening to a cool aunt or uncle’s well-worn copies of […]

$10 – $20

AAFFM Presents: Jefferson Ross, and The Rough & Tumble

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

October 19, 2019 Jefferson Ross Southern folk artist Jefferson Ross is a songwriter, singer, guitar slinger and painter weaving stories for the ears and the eyes. Based in The Peach State, Jefferson travels throughout the U.S. and Europe performing his original music, and he displays his art at festivals and galleries across the South. For […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Dana Cooper and Friction Farm

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

November 16, 2019 Dana Cooper Dana Cooper has logged millions of miles as a renowned songwriter and story teller. This song poet engages and inspires audiences around the world with his quick wit, insightful stories and commanding presence. He has performed on Austin City Limits, Mountain Stage and the Kerrville Music Festival, where he was […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Four Shillings Short

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

AAFFM is proud to return the internationally acclaimed folk duo Four Shillings Short to Fiddler’s Green for a special Winter Solstice Concert – on the actual night of the solstice!

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Sparky and Rhonda Rucker

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

Sparky and Rhonda Rucker Fiddler’s Green is delighted to ring in the New Year with a full concert by our old friends Sparky and Rhonda Rucker. The Ruckers perform throughout the U.S. as well as overseas, singing songs and telling stories from the American folk tradition. Sparky Rucker has been performing over forty years and […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: The Moon and You, and Harm’s Way

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

The Moon and You The Moon and You is a charismatic husband-and-wife team based in Asheville NC.  Melissa Hyman plays cello, Ryan Furstenberg plays guitar and banjo, and both sing in “voices that sound like they were made for one another” (Bill DeYoung, Connect Savannah).  At once excitingly inventive and cozily familiar, the Moon & […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Clay Babies, and The Irish Brothers

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

Clay Babies Clay Babies is a husband-wife song-writing duo from the Georgia mountains. Reared in the red-clay foothills of Georgia (Tim) and South Carolina (Lillie), they followed their hearts to the mountains of Western North Carolina where folk music and beautiful nature abounds. After years of learning mountain music, they finally found each other. Ideally […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Claudia Nygaard, and Blackfoot Daisy

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

CLAUDIA NYGAARD Claudia Nygaard is a mesmerizing storyteller and a cinematic lyricist who writes songs that are heartfelt, humorous, scrappy, and sensual, And she does so with a daredevil’s vulnerability and a complete lack of self-censorship. Nygaard, with her powerful, resonant, and deeply emotive amber honey voice, is a master at putting a tear in […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: The Resonant Rogues and Charley Woods

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

THE RESONANT ROGUES Asheville, North Carolina’s genre hopping songwriters, The Resonant Rogues, have been winning over audiences worldwide with their signature blend of string band music since 2013. Following their musical inspirations from the Appalachian mountains to the Balkans, through Paris by way of New Orleans, their original songs speak to the heart with poetic […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM PRESENTS: The Reel Sisters and Harm’s Way

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

THE REEL SISTERS The Reel Sisters offer an intimate performance of tunes and stories from the Celtic lands and Appalachia. Harp, pipes, whistle, and voice combine to create a magical Celtic soundscape full of both joy and mystery. The Reel Sisters are a duo steeped in the musical tradition of Scottish harp and smallpipes. Piper Rosalind […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: John Cable and The Georgia Mountain String Band, and Jim Culliton & Clear Creek

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

JOHN CABLE & THE GEORGIA MOUNTAIN STRING BAND John Cable is a veteran musician who began his career in the late 60s. After serving as lead guitarist and vocalist for Texas country rock pioneers Colours, John became a member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. In 1977 they became the first American band in history to […]

$8 – $10

AAFFM Presents: Robin Bullock

First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta

ROBIN BULLOCK Hailed as a “Celtic guitar god” by Baltimore City Paper and “one of the best folk instrumentalists in the business” by Sing Out! Magazine, Robin Bullock is one of the preeminent acoustic music masters of our time. His virtuosity on guitar, cittern, and mandolin blends the ancient melodies of the Celtic lands, their […]

$8 – $10