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Holiday Hootenanny Silent Auction for Atlanta Habitat!

23 Dec

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We’ve got a GREAT silent auction coming your way at the 5th Annual Holiday Hootenanny!  A HUGE thanks goes out to all who have donated items for this year’s edition.

Among the items:

Warren Haynes_guitarA Warren Haynes autographed Takamine acoustic guitar, courtesy of the Big House Museum and Executive Director Rob Schneck.  Warren was thrilled to sign this guitar and added the peace sign.  I can only imagine that the lucky soul who takes this guitar home will be feeling the mojo!

floydfestBoth FloydFest 16 (July 27-31, 2016 Floyd, VA) & 20th Annual Suwannee SpringFest  (March 17-20,2016 Live Oak, FL) have donated a pair of their VIP passes for this year’s Holiday Hoot!  I have attended both many times – as both a promoter and a patron – and folks, you can’t go wrong!  Such beauty lies  in both locales, smothered in the Spanish moss off the Suwannee River in FL or glowing as a huge spark in the midst of the magnificent Blue Ridge SpringFestMountains in VA.  I cannot distinguish between the two but to tell you that each one is so incredible you never believe it can be topped.  Both festivals are so majestic and powerful – the music never stops!  That is, until the festival ends 😉  Like my Back Porch Hootenannies and HarvestFests, you take that energy with you beyond.

The FloydFest lineup features – among many others – Greg Allman, Bruce Hornsby & the Noisemakers, Railroad Earth, Leftover Salmon, The Wood Brothers, Nahko & Medicine for the People, Keller Williams w/ More Than a Little, Larry Keel Experience, and more!  You can visit the website for complete info.

Suwannee SpringFest brings you an equally amazing lineup, featuring John Prine, The Del McCoury Band, Donna the Buffalo, Keller Williams Grateful Grass, Jim Lauderdale, Larry Keel Experience, the Virginia Daredevils, and the list goes on!  Check out their website for complete information!

From photographer Ian Rawn, a close up of Mick Jagger from the Rolling Mick by IanStones appearance at Grant Field on the GT campus last summer!

Y’all we’re going to have some great items from restaurants and resorts, local artwork and jewelry, and even something hand-picked from Jim Lauderdale!

Click Here for the schedule and a link to purchase Advance Tickets – remember you get a DVD of the incredible Blueground Undergrass reunion performance from the 2014 edition of the Holiday Hootenanny!  You will receive your DVD when entering Terminal West.  Please share with your friends, co-workers, and others who need to be there!

HOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOTENANNY!!!

 

Holiday Hootenanny Schedule

22 Dec

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ADVANCE TICKETS ($25 Adv/$35 Door) – Remember you’ll receive a FREE DVD of the incredible reunion performance of one of the more enjoyable bands to come out of Atlanta in a long time, BLUEGROUND UNDERGRASSfrom last year’s 4th Annual edition!

SCHEDULE

5:30PM > Doors open, Silent Auction begins

6:30PM – 7:30PM > Set 1 featuring Ralph Roddenbery & Donna Hopkins

8PM – 9PM > Set 2 featuring Michael Tolcher

9:30PM – 10:30PM > Set 3 featuring Jim Lauderdale & Tim Carbone

11PM – Midnight > Set 4 featuring Johnny Knapp, Joe Gransden & Col. Bruce Hampton

FREE DVD Performance by Blueground Undergrass with Holiday Hoot Advance Ticket Purchase!

19 Dec

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That’s right, y’all!  Purchase ADVANCE TICKETS ($25 Adv/$35 Door) and receive a FREE DVD of the incredible reunion performance of one of the more enjoyable bands to come out of Atlanta in a long time, BLUEGROUND UNDERGRASSfrom IMG_7169last year’s 4th Annual edition!  The lineup featured members throughout their history plus a few special guests.  The energy was  fantastic.  I hope you enjoy this performance as much as I did.  To your right is the lineup from that performance.  It was wonderful to corral these friends in one place to make music one more time together, and I’m thankful we have it preserved.

Personally, I hope that you (and I mean YOU) can make it out on Sunday, December 27, to support such a great cause as Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, and witness a concert with a lineup you will not see again.   The assembled musicians represent a landscape across the greater Atlanta area with a few twists thrown in.  There are options for that night for certain, but rest assured you will see those options again, this edition of Atlanta’s Holiday Hootenanny you won’t.  Come on y’all!  Click Here if you FEEL THE HOOT!!
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Schedule for the 5th Annual Holiday Hootenanny!

14 Dec

Purchase your advance tickets for the upcoming Holiday Hoot!  Such a wonderful cause in Atlanta Habitat for Humanity and easily one of the finest shows all year long, a staple in the fine line of holiday season concerts.  You will be waiting anxiously for the entire 2016 calendar year for the 6th annual edition, in fact! 😉  Tickets to this concert will also make a PERFECT gift around the holiday season!

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Schedule for the 5th Annual Atlanta’s Holiday Hootenanny

5:30pm – Doors open, silent auction begins, Stationside Restaurant at Terminal West open.

6:30pm – 7:30pm – Ralph Roddenbery & Donna Hopkins

8:00pm – 9:00pm – Michael Tolcher

9:30pm – 10:30pm – Jim Lauderdale & Tim Carbone

11:00pm – Midnight – Johnny Knapp, Joe Gransden & Col. Bruce Hampton

As you well know, the talent surrounding these musicians is simply amazing – presenting Rev. Jeff Mosier (banjo), Mark van Allen (pedal Steel), Michael Smith (mandolin), Kevin Thomas (keyboards), and the rhythm section featuring Mark Raudabaugh (drums), Richie Jones (percussion), & Kevin Scott (bass).  This is a who’s who representation of the Atlanta music community, and I’m sure there will some surprises!

Holiday Hootenanny 25 Days Away!

2 Dec

Advance Tickets $25/Door $35, doors & silent auction @ 5:30pm – showtime 6:30pm at Terminal West

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Excitement is building as we get closer to showtime!  News about the sets coming soon, and you can expect some mighty fine combinations of musicians along the way and possibly some surprises, too!   The Holiday Hootenanny is going to be a show you won’t forget, I can guarantee that, so PLEASE share this post, invite your friends on the event page at Facebook if you’re so inclined, and feel free to copy the poster and send along to your co-workers, friends & family!  Get your advance tickets NOW – it truly helps the cause, which is one I along with many others believe in strongly, and that is supporting Atlanta Habitat for Humanity!

Warren Haynes_guitarThe silent auction is gaining some steam as well!  A very special item we have for you to bid on this year is a Warren Haynes autographed Takamine guitar!  As you well know, Warren has been and will forever be associated with Habitat for Humanity, having produced the annual Christmas Jam in Asheville, NC for the Asheville chapter of Habitat for Humanity for what will be 27 years in December!  THANK YOU to both Warren and The Big House Museum Executive Director, Rob Schneck, for their efforts in securing this wonderful item for bid.

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About Jim LauderdaleJim'n'TDawg

Jim Lauderdale (pictured right with yours truly in a deep conversation) is a multiple Grammy® (2002 collaboration with Dr. Ralph Stanley and in 2007 for Bluegrass Diaries) and Americana Music Association Award-winning musician and one of the most respected artists working the Americana, Bluegrass and Country music communities today.

Jim Lauderdale has always stayed true to his North Carolina roots but is influenced from the experience of his travels.  He first immersed himself in the early country music scenes of both New York City and Los Angeles before breaking through in Nashville as a songwriter.  He has helped pave the way of the current Americana movement recording records and writing songs that cross genres from country, pop, roots, rock, soul and bluegrass.

Lauderdale, a master songwriter, has had his work recorded by artists such as Patty Loveless, George Jones, Shelby Lynne, Solomon Burke, The Dixie Chicks, Blake Shelton, Lee Ann Womack, Gary Allan, and George Strait, who has had numerous hits with Jim’s songs.  Lauderdale’s music has been featured regularly on the ABC hit show Nashville, and he appeared in the successful film Country Strong.

Jim is often called upon as a player and has toured with the likes of Lucinda Williams, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Rhonda Vincent, Hot Tuna & Charlie Musselwhite and Elvis Costello. He also co-hosts a weekly radio show on SiriusXM with Buddy Miller called “The Buddy & Jim Show,” which NPR’s Fresh Air described as “…highly entertaining…”  Lauderdale is also the host of the popular Music City Roots each week in Nashville and Scenic City Roots monthly in Chattanooga, TN.

He has collaborated with legends like Ralph Stanley, Elvis Costello and Robert Hunter and is also a critically acclaimed solo artist with dozens of studio releases, including his latest effort, and arguably his finest, I’m A Song…  

Click here to read more about Jim Lauderdale and explore his website.  You’ll be glad you did!  Such a soulful and gifted singer/songwriter!  You never know what you will get, and with the all-star group of musicians gathering for the Holiday Hootenanny, you KNOW you will get one helluva set from Jim!

 

Holiday Hootenanny News – Delta Airlines, Sweetwater, Tito’s Handmade Vodka as Sponsors!

10 Nov

2015 Holiday Hoot2We’re getting VERY excited in Hootenanny land for the 5th Annual Atlanta’s Holiday Hootenanny, where once again proceeds will benefit Atlanta Habitat for Humanity!  We’ve added Michael Smith (Whiskey Gentry, Dappled Grays) on the mandolin, so expect some fireworks on stage!

Advance Tickets $25/Door $35, doors @ 5:30pm – showtime 6:30pm at Terminal West

TDawg Presents is proud to announce our sponsors for this year: Delta Airlines, Sweetwater Brewing Co., Tito’s Handmade Vodka, Tree Leaf Music, and Wildman Steve Radio!  We are so thankful to be garnering the support of more and more with both a national and local brand as we move forward with this concert.  It’s going to be a special night for certain, and being associated with these fine entities can’t hurt!  Expect some drink specials from both on the night of the Holiday Hootenanny, and a portion of Tito’s drink sales from the evening will be donated to the proceeds from the evening!  Thanks again for being a part!

The final lineup of listed musicians is as follows:

Grammy-winner Jim LauderdaleTim Carbone (Railroad Earth), jazz legend Johnny KnappCol. Bruce Hampton, trumpeter Joe GransdenMichael TolcherRev. Jeff MosierMark Raudabaugh (Donna the Buffalo), Ralph RoddenberyDonna HopkinsJoe GrandsdenMark Van AllenKevin ScottMichael Smith (The Whiskey Gentry, Dappled Grays), Richie JonesKevin Thomas (Dynomite, Donna Hopkins Band)

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The video below is from the 3rd Annual Holiday Hootenanny featuring Donna Hopkins and a host of friends!  Expect a soulful journey this year from Donna, Ralph Roddenbery and another fine group of musicians to kick off the Holiday Hootenanny – the full schedule will be released soon so stay tuned in!  Meanwhile PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD, SHARE SHARE SHARE, and we’ll see you there!

Final lineup additions to Atlanta’s Holiday Hootenanny lineup! 12/27 @ Terminal West!

19 Oct

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Advance Tickets $25/Door $35, doors @ 5:30pm – showtime 6:30pm at Terminal West

Well folks, the lineup as we know it for the 5th Annual Atlanta’s Holiday Hootenanny is complete, and TDawg Presents is excited to add jazz favorite Joe Gransden, singer-songwriter extraordinaire Michael Tolcher, and Hammond maestro Kevin Thomas to the bill! Quite a lineup y’all – an amazing amount of talent!

PLEASE spread the good word, share this post, share the event on your social networking sites of choice – the concert is not only a great cause for a great organization in Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, but it’s also going to be pretty much over the top musically.  YOU WILL NOT SEE ANOTHER CONCERT LIKE THIS ONE ALL YEAR!

The final lineup of listed musicians is as follows:

Grammy-winner Jim Lauderdale

Tim Carbone (Railroad Earth)

jazz legend Johnny Knapp

Col. Bruce Hampton

Joe Gransden

Michael Tolcher

Rev. Jeff Mosier

Mark Raudabaugh (Donna the Buffalo)

Ralph Roddenbery

Donna Hopkins

Mark Van Allen

Kevin Scott

Richie Jones

Kevin Thomas

We will have four sets of music beginning at 6:30pm and ending at midnight, and the silent auction begins at 5:30pm when doors open!  Stay tuned for additions to the silent auction!

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ADV TICKETS on sale NOW for 5th Annual Atlanta’s Holiday Hootenanny!

9 Oct

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(Jim Lauderdale & TDawg at TDawg’s Back Porch Hootenanny, April 2013)

ADVANCE TICKETS ON SALE NOW ($25 ADV/$35 DOOR) at the Terminal West Box Office (Tue-Fri 11-5, and any night there’s another show).  Stay tuned for a few more additions to the lineup!

887 West Marietta St NW, Studio C, Atlanta, GA 30318, 404-876-5566

LINEUP

Grammy-winner Jim Lauderdale

Tim Carbone (Railroad Earth)

jazz legend Johnny Knapp

Col. Bruce Hampton

Rev. Jeff Mosier

Mark Raudabaugh (Donna the Buffalo)

Ralph Roddenbery

Donna Hopkins

Mark Van Allen

Kevin Scott

Richie Jones  

Here’s a great clip from the Holiday Hootenanny in 2013 at Terminal West, featuring Donna Hopkins as part of the Women of Rock lineup also featuring Caroline Aiken and Diane Durrett.  Band included Tony Giordano on keys, Richie Jones & Jeff Sipe on drums, Count M’Butu on percussion, Ted Pecchio on bass, and Mark Van Allen on the pedal steel.  Raw and beautiful are the two words that come to mind.  HOOT HOOT!!!

5th Annual Atlanta’s Holiday Holiday Hootenanny Lineup Announcement!

7 Oct

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Spread the word far and wide for the 5th Annual Atlanta’s Holiday Hootenanny, happening on Sunday December 27, at Terminal West for the third consecutive year!  This one is gonna be one helluva jam, broken down into four sets beginning at 6:30PM and ending at Midnight!  It is exciting to be working again alongside Atlanta Habitat for Humanity and raising some money and awareness for this crucial organization.  A silent auction will begin at 5:30PM, once the doors are open.  Please note there is a great restaurant attached to the venue (Stationside) that has a full menu of locally sourced delicious bites.

Advance tickets are only $25 ($35 at the door) will be on sale by the end of this week at the Terminal West box office (no service charge) and online through the Terminal West website.  The lineup at this point is as follows, with just a few more spots to fill:

Grammy-winner Jim Lauderdale, Tim Carbone (Railroad Earth), jazz legend Johnny Knapp, Col. Bruce Hampton, Rev. Jeff Mosier, Ralph Roddenbery, Donna Hopkins, Mark Van Allen, Kevin Scott, Mark Raudabaugh, Richie Jones.  Stay tuned for the final additions PLUS a few surprises at showtime.

I know the holiday season is a busy time for many of us, but I can’t imagine a better way to spend an evening than with friends supporting a great cause AND jamming out to easily one of the most UNIQUE lineups you will see all year.  Mark down the date, get your advance tickets, and we can’t wait to see you then!  HOOT HOOT!!!

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