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


Here lay a handful of interesting GF related happenings that are to take place this month of March – Beginning TODAY as Mother the Car returns to the city of soul, Augusta, GA  where they’ll be visiting the ever awesome SOUL BAR.  Flashing forward to Friday the 13th we see T.S Woodward and The Shoal Creek Stranglers performing for the first time at Fernbank Museum in Atlanta, GA as part of their “Martinis and IMAX” series.  Following unconfirmed appearances, The Shoal Creek Stranglers will croon on for the remainder of March, celebrating Saint Paddy’s Day with Rabies Scythe Fight at the GO BAR in Athens, GA on the 17th followed by a stringing of Hartwell, GA at the legendary Bluegrass Express venue on thee 28th.

Mar 11thMother The Car, Free Associates – Soul Bar – Augusta, GA – EVENT PAGE

Mar 13thT.S. Woodward, The Shoal Creek Stranglers – Fernbank’s Martinis and IMAX – Atlanta, GA – EVENT PAGE

Mar 17thThe Shoal Creek Stranglers, Rabies Scythe Fight, Big Mike Mystery and Crunchy – GO BAR – Athens, GA – EVENT PAGE

Mar 28thThe Shoal Creek Stranglers – Bluegrass Express – Hartwell, GA – EVENT PAGE



Feb 5th at the fabulous 40 Watt club — we’ll find GF veterans KOKO BEWARE returning to Athens for an echo-squashing good time along side Small Reactions and NOVUS.   18+ / Doors at 8pm / $5 /  RSVP to Official Event Page

Feb 12th at the Flicker Theatre and Bar (Athens, GA) for  T.S. Woodward’s magical piano keys with North Carolina’s  The Toothe  and The Viking Progress. 21+ / Doors at 9pm / $5 /

Feb 13th (also at Flicker Theatre) A must-see Friday The 13th Celebration! Mother The CarFree AssociatesCharlie & the Foxtrots (TN) and Rabies Scythe Fight. 21+  / Doors at 9pm / $5  / RSVP to Official Event Page

Feb 15th at Flat Shoals Baptist Church in Hartwell GA – will welcome The Shoal Creek Stranglers as they string their way through thee old time spirituals you know and love so well.   All ages / 7pm / Free – Donation 

Upcoming Shows


Noble happenings from the GF family this month :

NOV 6  All City Cannonballers / 10 pm – GREEN ROOM / Athens, GA

NOV 15   Shoal Creek Stranglers / 7pm – WONDERROOT / Atlanta, GA 

NOV 21   Shoal Creek Stranglers / 10:30pm – CALEDONIA / Athens, GA

NOV 21  The Cryptides / 11:30pm – CALEDONIA / Athens, GA

NOV 22   Old Smokey / 12:30am – CALEDONIA / Athens, GA

NOV 29  Shoal Creek Stranglers / 7:30pm – BLUEGRASS EXP / Hartwell, GA

NOV 30  The Drovers  / 11am –  Providence UMC / Lavonia, GA






Orange Twin Show July 2013

****************UPDATE***************** Show has been moved to 40 WATT club due to stormy weather


LINE UP/TIMES (sub to change):

Old time pickin circle: 5:00-7:00
The Orange Twin Family Band: 7:00
Art Rosenbaum: 8:00
The Shoal Creek Stranglers: 9:00
The Darnell Boys: 10:00
The Athens Cowboy Choir: 11:00



Athens Cowboy Choir **UPDATE** Show has been moved to 40 WATT club due to stormy weather


Shoal Creek Stranglers

In a last minute surprise message that washed up on the banks of Shoal Creek just moments ago, a note read : “SCS to perform Tonight in Athens, GA at The Secret Swamp / 11pm – donate for the touring bands!”

RSVP to the Official EVENT PAGE

View / Share this video of the Stranglers performing “WHERE DO YOU GO WHEN YOU DIE?” last Saturday night at Bluegrass Express in Hartwell GA / Thanks Andrew for video


Saturday, Feb 2nd 200013 thee infamous Shoal Creek Stranglers are to be ‘Stringin and Singin” at JOANS PLACE – (out on Old Hwy 29 in Hartwell, GA) at 11AM-SO SHARP!  Special Guests include her honorableness, Judge T. Brown and the HART Huggers / bee theree

Here we have the Stranglers performing a Roger Miller tune, last year at Jack’s Picking Parlor // Williamston, SC

SCS in KY / TN this Weekend

The Shoal Creek Stranglers will be “appearing” before your very eyes and ears this Saturday night in Murray, KY at Terrapin Station Record Store along with some top-Kentuckian music folk — THE JACKSON PURCHASE and SECULAR PETS.

Following this,  catch them strangling down at THE STONE FOX in NASHVILLE, TN the next evening (SUNDAY FOOL)

GF’s own Dubya Jay will be on the shoals of thee scene this weekend, covering the Stranglers’ travels.  Come out and enjoy the rare Bluegrass, Gospel and Country tunes performed by Zeke Sayer and Matthew Garrison (of THE HUMMS)

Enjoy and SHARE this video from fall 2011 of SCS performing “Down In The Ground” outside of GF HQ