…as seen on HometownHeadlines.com
The report from the Harvest Moon is that Thursday night dinner is booming with the help from Russell McClanahan and the mOOn Crew. Extra excitement revolves around the addition of Timothy Reynolds, Model High School’s violin/fiddle prodigy.
Scott Warren & Friends are always up for a great night of acoustic Southern rock jams at the 400 Block Bar.
El Willie holds down his spot at Old Havana with his one man band performing jazz/, r&b, and soul classics and originals.
The Groove Shakers will be coming to Rome from Rydal and performing at Opi’s Waterfront. Let’s welcome them to town.
CRBI’s annual Waterfest revs up with the Kayak and Canoe Tug of War at Ridge Ferry Park. This cool air will bring more motivation to win this battle.
The Rome International Music Festival is a fantastic opportunity to see various forms of world music for free. This year will feature the local word fusion act Devidasa, the bellydancing troupe of Mirabai, and the afro-beat/blues/reggae fusion band, Ogya.
Leslie Gaddy returns to Opi’s to perform her acoustic country and Southern rock songs.
Plies is scheduled to pack out The Forum with his popular rap radio hits.
Last but definitely not least is the legendary Kingston Trio coming to the Cedartown Performing Arts Center.
They released the hit “Tom Dooley” in 1957 and have been touring the world ever since. I’m telling you, this place gets some phenomenal acts.
There are lots of opportunity to enjoy this Saturday all day long.
The CRBI Waterfest will continue with the Canoe-a-thon paddle and race, the Environmental Fair, the Environmental Quiz Bowl and more Canoe and Kayak Tug of War.
The Chieftains Museum Herb & Plant Sale moved to the Coosa Valley Fairgrounds a few years back. This is a great opportunity to stock up on all kinds of goodies for your garden or flowerbed.
The North Georgia Blues Brothers started out as a one time show for fun. They had no idea how much of a hit they would be. Since then they have been requested to perform all over the place and have been going strong for a few years now, adding the Backstreet Boogie Band for live backup. Saturday night they will be doing their hilarious show at the DeSoto Theater. The benefits go toward the DeSoto Theater restoration fund.
The River is a country rock band out of Valdosta that has been entertaining crowds in the Southeast since ’94.
They have shared the stage with the biggest names in country. They will be at McCrobie’s Saturday night.
Redundant Starfish Therapy is a fusion jam band out of Cartersville who will be making their debut in Rome at
Opi’s Waterfront. It’s great to see all these new acts coming to town. Let’s hope this energy continues.
David Bell will perform at McCrobie’s Sunday which is a great way to close out a great weekend.
Don’t forget that you can hear most of these bands from their links on MullinsMania.com. Even if you can’t make the show you can get a taste of the diverse music that is available in your beautiful Downtown.
ON THE RADIO
Listen for Bryan Mullins of Mullinsmania.com on The Ridge 95.7 FM with Matt D in the Morning just after the 8 a.m. news on Friday. Or catch him just before the news, at 7:50 a.m., with Elizabeth Davis on Talk Radio WLAQ 1410 AM.