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Live Music Scene Spotlight: Roxie Watson

March 15th:  Roxie Watson CD release party at the Variety Playhouse Mark your calendars to be there for the release of “Songs from Hell’s Hollow”, the third CD of alternative bluegrass goodness from Roxie Watson, an Atlanta band with Decatur … Continue reading

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Visit Atlanta – Stay in Decatur. The Best of Both Worlds!

Centennial Olympic Park, the Georgia Aquarium, Martin Luther King Jr. Historic National Site, CNN Studio Tour, High Museum of Art, Carter Presidential Center, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Atlanta Botanical Gardens, World of Coca-Cola, and Zoo Atlanta are great attractions.   … Continue reading

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Sidewalk Saturdays in Decatur

What a fantastic weekend for music in Decatur!    The Decatur Beach Party happens Friday, June 14th from 5 PM to 11 PM, featuring tons of sand and a Jimmy Buffet tribute band called A1A.   Then there’s the 3 day event … Continue reading

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Poverty Is Real: Using music to change people’s lives

There will be a music happening at Eddie’s Attic June 14-16, 2013.   It’s the third annual Poverty is Real concert series featuring album releases by Caroline Herring and Matthew Mayfield, a performance by Nashville’s Bobby Bare, Jr., and a Bob … Continue reading

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May is Music Month in Decatur

May is usually a great month everywhere but it’s particularly good for music lovers in Decatur.  And all the following events are free! Every Saturday afternoon in May (and through June 8) it’s Sidewalk Saturdays from 3 to 6 PM.  … Continue reading

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Local Girl Makes Good on HuffPo

I need to tell you all about my Decatur friend, musician, poker buddy and electrician, Lenny Lasater.  She’s in a blue grass band called Roxie Watson.  A few days ago their story was picked up by the Huffington Post.   … Continue reading

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Free Live Music: A Decatur Tradition

Decatur has a long history in supporting live music and May kicks off a month of concerts every Wednesday at noon (Blue Sky Concerts) and Saturday evenings at 7:00 PM (Concerts on the Square) and culminates with 2 days of … Continue reading

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