Friday, December 19, 2008

Andy Irwin and John Gorka on Evening Star From Sautee Nacoochee on GPB On Stage Saturday at 8pm on GPB Radio and Online

Longtime Friend of GPB Andy Irwin's Southern childhood storytelling is the wise comedy fodder around the folk songs of John Gorka, dubbed by Rolling Stone "the pre-eminent male singer-songwriter of what's been dubbed the new folk movement." Join us Saturday, December 20 at 8pm right after A Prairie Home Companion for this performance, captured live as part of the Evening Star Concert Series at The Sautee-Nacoochee Center at the eponymous North Georgia Appalachian mountain valley crossroads. We hope you enjoy it.

Thursday, December 11, 2008

The Mountain Music and Medicine Show Airs Saturday at 8pm on GPB On Stage

This weekend's show was recorded live in October at Dahlonega's Historic Holly Theater. In addition to the usual hijinks and dusty jokes, Doc Johnson will welcome the mountain music talents of the Rosin Sisters, Mist On The Mountain, Buzzard Mountain Boys, and Barn Rats. Check out the Mountain Music and Medicine Show Saturday night at 8pm, right after A Prairie Home Companion on GPB Radio.

If you would like to attend the next live performance of the Mountain Music and Medicine Show, scheduled for January 5, you can check it out by clicking here.

Friday, December 5, 2008

GPB On Stage Features Eddie's Attic Presents Christmas Show Saturday Night at 8pm

Saturday night's edition of GPB On-Stage features Eddie's Attic Presents. This is a special holiday show featuring some of America's finest performing songwriters including Eliza Gilkyson, John McCutcheon, Kate Campbell, Pierce Pettis, Ellis Paul, Chuck Brodsky, and Michelle
Malone - all recorded live at Eddie's Attic in Decatur Georgia. Show airs Saturday night at 8pm, right after A Prairie Home Companion on your local GPB radio station.

Friday, October 31, 2008

From Uncle Earl To Uncle Green, Saturday Night At 8pm On GPB On Stage--Eddie's Attic Presents

GPB On Stage this week features Eddie's Attic Presents, songs recorded live at this legendary Decatur, Georgia singer-songwriter performance venue. Artists featured in this edition include Uncle Earl and Uncle Green, Radney Foster, Caroline Aiken, and Fred Eaglesmith, among others. For more information on these performances or other upcoming performances at Eddie's Attic, we encourage you to click here.

Friday, October 24, 2008

Jan Smith And Friends In Studio GPB Saturday Night at 8pm After A Prairie Home Companion

GPB On Stage presents a very special performance featuring Jan Smith and Friends, recorded live in the GPB Performance Studio. Jan Smith is a longtime Atlanta area musician and voice coach who has worked with a wide cross section of major singers including Usher, Rob Thomas, and TLC. This particular session presented Jan a chance to select a number of lesser known but up and coming singer-songwriters, as well as her longtime accompanist Peter Vogl.

Guests on Jan Smith and Friends include Peter Vogl, Ben Deignan, B. David Stevens and Diane Thiel.

The performances were captured live in the GPB Radio Performance Studio, also known as Studio GPB. GPB’s Herb White is the guest host for the program.

GPB On Stage is a weekly performance series and airs throughout Georgia on Saturday nights at 8pm, right after A Prairie Home Companion. Regular series that can be heard on upcoming editions of GPB On Stage include Eddie’s Attic Presents on November 1, The Mountain Music and Medicine Show from the Holly Theater in Dahlonega on November 8, Evening Star from The Sautee Nacoochee Center on November 15 and The Sucarnochee Review on November 22.

Saturday, October 4, 2008

Eddie's Attic Presents, Tonight At 8pm On GPB On Stage

GPB On Stage features Eddie's Attic Presents Saturday night October 4 at 8pm, just after A Prairie Home Companion. Eddie's Attic is a unique and innovative performance space that focuses on listening to singers performing their songs. The room's intimacy and ambiance make for a close bond between performer and audience. 'The Attic has been a place to work, rest, and woodshed for a number of musicians who've gone on to bigger things (Indigo Girls, John Mayer), as well as a place for the audience to get close to musicians who remain timeless no matter how many records they sell.

Tonight's program includes legendary Atlanta-area guitarist Glenn Phillips, Kevin Lawson and the late Alyssa Hadley, and Gove Scrivenor, among others.

Friday, September 26, 2008

The Mountain Music and Medicine Show is On The Air, Saturday at 8pm on GPB Radio

Join us Saturday night at 8pm right after A Prairie Home Companion for The Mountain Music and Medicine Show, recorded live at the Historic Holly Theater in Dahlonega, Georgia. You'll hear plenty of old-time mountain music and a few jokes so old you'll have to blow the dust off of them. One of Rickey Bevington's favorite bands, Little Country Giants, will pick a few songs along with Bluegrass Alliance and the White Path Band. So give a listen and stay away from Doc Johnson's Wizard Water and you'll have a good time and hear some of the best of Appalachian mountain culture on GPB. For those of you who enjoy the show, you might be able to get a couple of tickets to the last scheduled live performance of the season, coming up October 4, by going to the web site linked to above.

Friday, September 19, 2008

GPB On Stage Features Chuck Leavell On Rickey Bevington's Bonus Tracks Saturday Night at 8pm

Join Rickey Bevington for a special edition of GPB On Stage with Rolling Stones keyboardist Chuck Leavell. Chuck joins Rickey in GPB's Radio Performance Studio for an hour-long interview and performance. He shares memories about his start in the music business, how he landed gigs with the Allman Brothers Band and the Rolling Stones, tour life as well as his wife and two daughters, and his other career as a tree farmer at his middle Georgia plantation. Leavell performs classic songs like "Tumblin' Dice," "Down the Road a Piece," "Georgia On My Mind," and original compositions.

GPB’s Rickey Bevington had a great time doing this show. "Spending an hour in the studio with Chuck Leavell was like spending time with an old friend. He was eager to talk about his early days with the Allman Brothers Band and his 25 years touring with the Rolling Stones. He also opened up about the secrets to his 35-year marriage and his passion for protecting the environment. Having a personal concert with him playing our Steinway piano was an experience I won't forget. Our listeners will enjoy this intimate interview and performance from a fellow Georgian."

GPB On Stage airs Saturday nights at 8pm immediately following A Prairie Home Companion. Featured shows upcoming include include The Mountain Music and Medicine Show from the Holly Theater in Dahlonega on Sept 27, Eddie’s Attic Presents on October 4, and Evening Star from The Sautee Nacoochee Center on October 12.