Frank Hamilton School Concerts & Festival Sightings

9 May

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Come play with us this week, as we have a very busy one out and about!  Music classes continue Tuesday at Oakhurst Baptist Church – if you’re curious about how they run, come on out and see for yourself.  Courses for this term include guitar levels 1-3, mandolin, fiddle, vocals, and banjo.  We will pick back up with ukulele next term beginning June 7!

Our calendar filled up this week quite nicely – keep reading to get the scoop!  Hope to see you out at one of our events!

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As part of the Frank Hamilton School Concert Serieswe are excited to present Grant Green Jr.Thursday, May 12 at the Red Light Cafe!  Grant is a member of the legendary group Masters of Groove, along with drummer Bernard Purdie and B3 Organ player Reuben Wilson, and his live shows are extremely soulful and uplifting, his skills on the guitar are second to none. Expect an incredible evening of music by a music gem we are fortunate chose to make Atlanta his home (by way of New York). 

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TDawg Presents Martha Scanlan in a relaxed backyard setting, 466 Ridgecrest Rd., Atlanta, GA 30307.

Sunday, May 15, Gate at 5PM, Showtime 6 PM ~ ADVANCE TICKETS $15/$20 GATE

BYOB, bring a chair, bring a grillable if you like, some apps will be available but feel free to contribute! Bring your instrument for some pre/post show jamming!

A PORTION OF PROCEEDS TO BENEFIT Frank Hamilton School.

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On behalf of The Frank Hamilton School, TDawg Presents is excited to bring you the acclaimed and gifted songwriter Martha Scanlan, formerly from the Reeltime Travelers, for a Sunday backyard gathering. This concert is a benefit for the Frank Hamilton School, so come on out and support a wonderful cause while witnessing magic on the stage with Martha’s presence. Martha hasn’t been around these parts very much in recent years so this will be a special performance! On a personal level, I worked with the Reeltime Travelers several times throughout their too brief of a career as a band, and I can’t express to you how excited I am to be presenting this show.

Martha Scanlan’s long-awaited third release, The Shape Of Things Gone Missing, The Shape Of Things To Come, is already being heralded as her best work yet. “A revelation, an instant classic and one of those rare albums that defies genre and generation. Scanlan evokes western landscapes as effectively as Georgia O’Keefe did on canvass.” – Dirty Linen

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On Saturday May 14, The Frank Hamilton School will be present at two wonderful community events!

Kirkwood Spring Fling, Bessie Branham Park, 2051 Delano Drive NE, 30317 

We will be located in the artist market performing acoustically with sets at Noon, 1 PM, 2 PM featuring Frank Hamilton.  Two more sets from 3 PM – 5 PM!  Come visit us!

~ Tucker Day, Main St., Tucker, GA.  Performance at 3:30 PM on the First Avenue Stage featuring Frank Hamilton.

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If you would like to get involved as a volunteer with The Frank Hamilton School, please contact us through the website and we will get back to you quickly!  Plenty of opportunities available that can utilize particular skill sets, from accounting and bookkeeping to membership development!  Become a part of the New Folk Movement!

 

2 Responses to “Frank Hamilton School Concerts & Festival Sightings”

  1. Heather Hawkins May 23, 2016 at 8:37 am #

    T-Dawg! I’m going on unpaid “sabbatical” from teaching for a while. Just vested my 10 years in! I know you understand how it feels to leave something you love to let it transform into something new, carrying that love on to a new stronger place. Not sure what the future holds, but I i antiicipate it will be great! I plan to focus on my new baby and other daughter and be domestic, that’s one thing I know! Anyways, PLEASE CHANGE MY EMAIL ADDRESS IN YOUR MASS LISTSERVE so that I may keep getting your announcements! I will no longer be heatherhawkins@walkerschools.org after this friday! My civilian email address is: windwardgal@gmail.com Please let me know you got this message! Thanks!!! Heather Hawkins Artist Educator LaFayette High School 100 Rambler Drive LaFayette, GA 30728 (phone) 706-638-2342 (fax) 706-638-4767 heatherhawkins@walkerschools.org“The EARTH without ART is just ‘EH’ “

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    • TDawg May 23, 2016 at 10:05 am #

      Heather thanks so much for reaching out – I’ll add you to my tdawgpresents list, you’ll need to confirm. Congratulations on making your life change! I know it will lead you in a great direction, whether you know it or not. Cheers, TDawg

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