GF Happenings / JUNE

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6/3 – Ethan Crump CD release at HCMH / Hartwell, GA
6/3 – Shoal Creek Stranglers at HCMH / Hartwell, GA
6/4 – The Drovers at the Purple Onion / Saluda, NC
6/4 – Flight Mode USA at Go Bar / Athens, GA
6/4 – Fat Coyote at The Optimist / Atlanta, GA
6/9 – Casper and The Cookies at The Foundry / Athens, GA
6/11 – Pine Tar Rage at Backstreets / Clemson, SC
6/12 – The De lux Interiors at The Globe / Athens, GA
6/24 – T.S. Woodward on Hull St stage / Athens, GA
6/24 – Old Smokey, Mother The Car at Flicker / Athens, GA

 

 

Hallows’ Eve Show / 10-30 at FLICKER

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Your participation is strongly encouraged as we summon the sounds of hell – beginning this Friday night at the Flicker Theatre in Athens, GA.   The establishment is proud to welcome GF veterans Garett Hatch (and his one-man-band extraordinaire), The Shoal Creek Stranglers (performing a peculiar blend of various interest), Pine Tar Rage (Carolina Rock  ‘n Roll quartet of souls) with Old Smokey (haunting the musical hairs off of you).  10pm / $5   / RSVP to the official event page

Happenins for OCTOBER

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T.S. Woodward and friends (pictured above) earlier this month sinking in an attempt to capture what will eventually become the cover of his upcoming release, planned for 2016.  Photo courtesy of Woodward’s facespook – Many thanks to Dominar productions.

Below are the GF happenins for OCTOBER

Oct 1st / Caledonia Lounge – Launch into the month as Atlanta’s own Gringo Star revisits the classic city with our pals Slow Parade and Tedo Stone – Visit the official event page for more details – Show starts at 9:30pm – Athens, GA 

Oct 2nd, 3rd and 4th / BRWA Music Fest  – Elf Power, Athens Cowboy Choir, Shoal Creek Stranglers, Scott Spillane, Sea of Dogs, Shade and so many more! Tent Camping and other activities.  Visit official Event Page for details   – this happening is at Camp Kiwanis in  Danielsville, GA

Oct 10th / Lavonia Gazebo – Celebrated poet and local resident John W. Williams will host an autograph session for his latest book “A Cup of Warm Words” as Zeke Sayer provides musical entertainment from 10am-11am at the Gazebo in downtown Lavonia, GA 

Oct 16th and 17th / Mountain Hitchin – The Shoal Creek Stranglers are off to the South-East end of Appalachia this weekend to croon a lovely couple into holy matrimony for all eternity. Our highest congratulations to Ashlie and Andrew! – Asheville, NC 

Oct 22nd / Salem Community Center – Sponsored by the Salem Branch/Oconee County Library presents The Drovers Old Time Medicine Show performing at 7pm in Salem, SC 

Oct 23rd / The Optimist – It’s the infamous return of the Midnight Stranglers performing various renditions of rock and roll treasures from 7-10pm while you sample some of the towns finest seafood cuisine. We wholeheartedly recommend the lobster roll – Atlanta, GA

Oct 30th / Flicker Theatre – Join us for a fabulous evening of music from Old Smokey, Pine Tar Rage (from the upstate of South Carolina), The Shoal Creek Stranglers special electrified set and a solo performance by Garett Hatch.  For more details visit the official event page – Show starts at 10pm / $5 – Athens, GA 

Oct 31st / Flicker Theatre – Prepare for a night of ghoulish delight summoned forth by our ole friends LOS MEESFITS along with ANTLERED AUNT LORD and JOWE HEAD (of Swell Maps – all the way from England!) Visit the official event page for more details – Show starts at 10pm – Athens, GA

HAPPENINS for MAY

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May 1stShoal Creek Stranglers Square in  Hartwell, GA    (RSVP)
May 2nd – SCS at COBB’s Annual Derby Social in Atlanta, GA (Private)
May 2ndThe Subsonics at Hi-Lo Lounge – Athens, GA (RSVP)
May 2ndJacob Morris at Flicker Theatre and Bar – Athens, GA (RVSP)
May 9thThe Cryptides at Creature Comforts – Athens, GA (RSVP)
May 10thNeutral Milk Hotel  at Orange Twin – Athens, GA (RSVP)
May 16th – Parkertown Pickers at PUMC – Lavonia, GA (Directions)
May 17th – SCS at Burgess Historic Cemetery in Lavonia GA (RSVP)
May 23rd – SCS at Nick’s Tavern in Clemson, SC  (RSVP)
May 27thMTC on the Roof-Top at Georgia Theatre – Athens, GA (RSVP)
May 30th – Shoal Creek Stranglers at The Den – Anderson, SC (RSVP)

*SCS = Shoal Creek Stranglers – Swamp String Country Jazz
*MTC = Mother The Car – Guitar based blues granite

“OUT OF PLACE” / GH and the Sumthin Sumthins

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As a fall breeze slithers through GF this morning, we pass on to you an original strum by Garett Hatch (and the sumthin sumthins), ripped from his solo effort seperate of thee band MOTHER THE CAR, currently finishing their debut LP at GF studio.  Please enjoy this video/song “OUT OF PLACE” below from Hatch’s home-recording sessions :

Catch MTC with The Shoal Creek Stranglers at the Soul Bar in Augusta, GA on Nov 14th 200013. STAY TOONED FOR Exciting news from GFR!

Everyday is Saturday to a DOG

There’s a gruesome treat brewing up for you and your finest feline, this Saturday night at the GO BAR on Prince Ave.  Opening the show, we have MOTHER THE CAR (fresh with stacks of their new Gypsy EP!) followed by our  mothers from other utters, UNCLE SKUNKLE will be dropping in from Murfreesboro, TN to raise hell (with a temper to match!) Don’t miss their satanic version of SURFIN BYRD! Closing out the magical evening will be Athens’ originals CARS CAN BE BLUE reminding you that love can be pain, pain can be fun and fun can be blue, what are you gonna do. Don’t miss Nate Mitchell’s organic  Belt-Whipping.

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RSVP to the OFFICIAL EVENT PHAGE

Check out CCBB’s video of “Do You Remember”   


UNCLE SKUNKLE returns to ATHENS

Mothers hide yer children! Middle-Tennessee Hell raisers are floating into Athens this Saturday. You all know them from their SCORCHING singles “Dazy” and “Ramblin Man” that made the cut of this year’s compilation vinyl, Gypnosis – and WHOO could forget last year’s appearance at The Hangar, followed by the house party set where things got even sweatier (If you can believe it!),  We’ve watched these men for years now and WE KNOW you’ll want to watch them too!

Uncle Skunkle (and the Scarecrow Family Band) will hit the corner of The Go Bar, ready to tare one OWT around 11pm with GF luvables THE HUMMS and new comerzz MOTHER THE CAR, (pick up one of their debut EPs at the show!)

OFFICIAL EVENT PAGE HERE