Category Archives: Events

Amplify Decatur at Eddies Attic June 20-22

The fourth annual Poverty is Real concert series takes place this weekend at Eddies Attic. Billed as Amplify Decatur, the weekend will feature three nights of live music from some of the hottest singer/songwriters in the southeast including Jennifer Daniels, … Continue reading

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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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Teaching an Old Book New Tricks

In the age of e-readers, downloadable books, and audiobooks, do you sometimes wonder about the future of the physical book? The paper, print, binding, cardboard and leather variety? Marbled endpapers, illustrations, beautiful font? Artists are teaching old books new tricks: … 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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More Sidewalks! More Saturdays! More Performance!

Have you checked out Sidewalk Saturdays in Decatur? Pop-up performances throughout downtown and in Oakhurst’s Harmony Park each Saturday through mid-June. Saturday, May 18 is jam-packed with performances from noon until six o’clock.   Here are just a few of … 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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Run for the Roses, and the juleps

Leon’s Full Service and the Decatur Arts Alliance: there’s a perfecta! Join your friends at Leon’s Full Service, 131 E. Ponce de Leon Ave.  in Decatur, on Saturday, May 4, for a Derby Day celebration featuring a hat contest, mint juleps, horse … Continue reading

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“Real Good for Free” Sidewalk Saturdays in Decatur

I was standing on a noisy corner Waiting for the walking green Across the street he stood And he played real good On his clarinet, for free. Picture this: it’s Saturday evening and you are headed to Native for dinner … Continue reading

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