Teen Writers Round $5
Jul
27
7:30 pm19:30

Teen Writers Round $5

Teen Writers Round 

Grace Braswell, Alaina Magee, Maggie Lehman, and Liam McDonald

This is a great way to know the teens your area. What is on their mind? You may be surprised who the musicians are and what they have to say. This is always a popular night so bring a teen and come support our young writers. 

Raise A Ruckus $5
Jul
30
5:00 pm17:00

Raise A Ruckus $5

Two of our favorite local musicians and music teachers, Callie Hammond and Nick Mayfield, will present their 2017 summer student show. This show will feature fiddle, cello, and guitar in the traditional bluegrass, folk, and blues styles. All ages welcome.

Teen Session Show $5
Aug
3
7:30 pm19:30

Teen Session Show $5

Teen Sessions is an all summer group effort where teens come together once a week meet each other, collaborate, and write songs. At the end of summer we have a concert to highlight all their efforts. It is a great way to meet teens in the area with like minds. This show is always entertaining. 

Travis Meadows Special Event $35
Aug
4
7:30 pm19:30

Travis Meadows Special Event $35

Well-known among songwriter circles in Nashville, Travis is an unforgettable performer. He is an open wound, the rawness of his words and his vocals pulling you into his world. A Mississippi childhood, learning to drink his coffee black in dives off the highway, his battles with cancer, alcohol, drugs, God and demons, and all the characters along the way.

Signed to Kobalt Music Publishing, Travis’ songs have recently been recorded by Ronnie Dunn, Dierks Bentley, Levi Lowery, Eric Church, Blackberry Smoke, Adam Brand, Peter Fox of Go West and his most recent hit “What We Ain’t Got” by Jake Owen. See below for the official music video featuring Travis in a moving interpretation of the song.

Donna Hopkins $15
Aug
12
7:30 pm19:30

Donna Hopkins $15

"Lightning in a bottle." ~ Eddies Attic
She's her own woman with equal parts John Lee Hooker and Billy Gibbons, and a dash of Jimmie Vaughan and Robin Trower circa Bridge of Sighs." ~ Georgia Music Magazine

Donna Hopkins is a consummate seasoned performer with many songs and performances under her belt, and has opened for or shared the stage with such luminaries as Col. Bruce Hampton, Derek Trucks, Francine Reed, Joe Bonamassa, Emily Saliers (The Indigo Girls), Stevie Wonder, and Robert Cray - the list goes on. 

David Robert King $15
Aug
26
7:30 pm19:30

David Robert King $15

  • Pure Life Studios

David Robert King has shared the stage with Grammy winners and music legends including Josh Ritter, Loudon Wainwright III, Darrell Scott, Over the Rhine, and Don Henry. In 2010, his debut E.P. "Take Me Home" was in the top 40 on the Folk Music Charts. In 2011 he released the full-length album “Midnight in Gloryland” to fan and critical acclaim before disappearing into the coastal northeast. In the summer of 2015 David was lured from hiatus by an invitation to the stage of the legendary Bluebird Cafe in Nashville, TN. When he is not singing or writing songs, he can be found teaching at a high school in Decatur, GA.

Danika Holmes and Jeb Hart $20
Sep
16
7:30 pm19:30

Danika Holmes and Jeb Hart $20

This duo delivers a beautiful mixture of tenderness and direct hits to the soul. Jeb’s clean and sophisticated style of playing along with Danika’s smooth, soulful vocals has created their own unique blend of acoustic pop. This will be Danika and Jeb's third show at Pure Life. Their performance is absolutely mezmerizing. 

Swearingen and Kelli - $20
Sep
23
7:30 pm19:30

Swearingen and Kelli - $20

  • Pure Life Studios

Releasing their sophmore album, The Marrying Kind, July 21, 2017 Swearingen and Kelli trade off lead vocals, showcasing the strengths of both members. First class harmonies and luring melodies keep the audience hooked on this stunning duo. 

Flying Giants - A Comedy Variety Show
Oct
7
7:30 pm19:30

Flying Giants - A Comedy Variety Show

COMING SOON . . .

Flying Giants is a comedy team out of Atlanta who perform various comedy routines such as stand up, improv and sketch comedy. We are excited to introduce our first comedy night and would love patron feedback as we explore more entertainment options for Pure Life Studios.  

Tickets will go on sale in September. 


Barry Waldrep and Friends $20
Jul
22
7:30 pm19:30

Barry Waldrep and Friends $20

 Barry Waldrep is a high energy Southern rock, Americana, Bluegrass instrumentalist, songwriter and composer. Main instruments played are acoustic guitar, mandolin and banjo. With Barry and Friends it is non-stop perfection. As they tear it up on stage you may find yourself holding your breath. This has always been a packed show. Get your tickets early. 

Lacy Green $15
Jul
8
7:30 pm19:30

Lacy Green $15

Born in Pilot Mountain, in the foothills of North Carolina comes a rising star. Clever and born to sing; Lacy Green will keep you in awe at her smart lyrics and straight forward outlook on life and situations. Truly a rising star - come hear her now before its too late and you can only see her when she looks like an ant on the big stage . . . because it's going to happen.

Teen Writer Round $6
Jul
6
7:30 pm19:30

Teen Writer Round $6

Featuring Sara Greer from Auburn, AL - Bryson Smith from LaGrange, GA - Jory Marshall from LaGrange, GA.  Teens bring their original songs to the stage. Come hear what they have been working on and support our teen community. 

Hope Cassity $15 - RESCHEDULING
Jun
24
7:30 pm19:30

Hope Cassity $15 - RESCHEDULING

". . . It’s not because she is having some sort of identity crisis, she is simply creating without boundaries while her versatility sings to anyone who listens."

Cassity was featured on the cover of Regional Musician Magazine, earned two nominations for NCMA AWARDS (New Country Music Awards), took home the award for NCMA for Female Vocalist of The Year, and received unprecedented radio airplay for an independent artist. Her song “Closure” was the first songwriter cut recorded by the popular Indie Rock duo Penny Rae, and it became the single for their self-titled album. They subsequently recorded 5 more songs that Hope wrote or co-wrote on their follow up album “Two”. The videos for Cassity's songs the duo recorded aired on 40+TV networks nationwide alongside major label acts such as Blake Shelton and Lady Antebellum.

Jontavious Willis and Guest $20
Jun
17
7:30 pm19:30

Jontavious Willis and Guest $20

Jontavious is an old soul in a young body. His voice sounds like he came straight out of  the1920's - haunting the stage and stirring up all kinds of nostalgic feelings. Pair him with his even younger guest, Sean McDonald, and you may think they are apparitions. No one, no where has the gift of blues like these two young men. Come join us and witness the amazingly unusual duo take down the house. 

J. Edwards $15
Jun
10
7:30 pm19:30

J. Edwards $15

Sultry?! check. Raspy? check. downright amazing - absolutely. Something between country-rock and blues; from ballads to rockers, his tunes evolved beyond his small town roots. Don't miss this guy!! 
 

The Flathead Stringband $10
Jun
3
7:30 pm19:30

The Flathead Stringband $10

An Old Time String Band

The Flathead Stringband is committed to bringing high energy old-time music to the Southeast. Hailing from north Florida, Haden Macbeth plays mandolin/fiddle and Chris Matechik picks the banjo.

Prepare for this hometown feel band and picnic style eats. The evening will start with games, food (bring a dish to share and order of the grill in the backyard.) Glory, a local duo, will play outside during dinner. 7:30PM we move inside for our featured guests, The Flathead String Band. 

Dinner: 6:30PM - 7:30PM

 

Holloway Skins Grill
Jun
3
6:30 pm18:30

Holloway Skins Grill

Ribs: Slab for $25 or 2 ribs for $5 - To participate in the potluck - bring a side dish. When concert starts if you did not purchase a ticket you may do so for $10 at the door or confirm at seat by purchasing online. 

The Honey Dewdrops $20
May
26
7:30 pm19:30

The Honey Dewdrops $20

"Gorgeous harmonies, thrilling arrangements, and some remarkably insightful, honest writing. " - SING OUT!

"Handcrafted sound centered on swarming harmonies and acoustic guitars that churn like a paddlewheel and shimmer like heat waves on the highway."  - ACOUSTIC GUITAR MAGAZINE

"Just one of the highlights from the outstanding Tangled Country, a collection of often sad but still hopeful songs, 'Same Old' mines some of the territory of Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, with lilting banjo, gorgeous harmonies and tasteful pedal steel, and exemplifies this duo's simple yet beautiful music."                                                  FREDDY JENKINS, FOR NPR MUSIC'S FAVORITE SONGS OF 2015

American Roots

May 26th Authentic Guatemalan Food - RSVP HERE -
May
26
6:30 pm18:30

May 26th Authentic Guatemalan Food - RSVP HERE -

Dinner offered the night of The Honey Dewdrops. Authentic Guatemalan Food. RSVP HERE then pay cash at the table the May 26th. Food service is 6:30PM - 7:20PM only. Come early to enjoy down time with old and new friends and grab a bite to eat from our authentic caterers. 

Michelle Malone $20
May
13
7:30 pm19:30

Michelle Malone $20

  • Pure Life Studios

Michelle Malone returns to Pure Life with her heart-swelling, toe-tapping ferocious blend of Americana rock, folk and country blues that have earned her both gold and platinum records and 2 grammy nods. A good time will be had by all!

Georgia Music Award Winner

Watch the new video at http://bit.ly/1cAR0vk

Download the new album at ow.ly/RZKOH 

"Equal parts badass guitar slinger and sweet songstress, with masterful lyrical introspection - sublime to raucous.
 GUITAR WORLD
 

"The kind of singer and songwriter who can jolt things into overdrive.
NEW YORK TIMES
 

"raucous and jubilant alternating between soulful ballads and rowdy, riffy blasters."  ROLLING STONE
 

"4 out of 5 Bunnies "... Malone churns up those Southern roots with the vigor of Lucinda Williams while embracing her inner Keith Richards." PLAYBOY MAG

The soul of a bluesman, the heart of a folk singer, and the guts of a rock and roll star wrapped up in one fiery bad ass” NASHVILLE RAGE

Dana Cooper $15
May
5
7:30 pm19:30

Dana Cooper $15

Out of the Heartland of America ~

This song poet engages and inspires audiences around the world with his quick wit, insightful stories and commanding presence. Cooper’s mixture of flat-picking, finger-picking and percussive strumming style is legend among other guitarists. Come enjoy some laughs and good ole folk music.

Hillside Art, Music and Food Festival - FREE
Apr
29
9:00 am09:00

Hillside Art, Music and Food Festival - FREE

You can't go wrong. Bring everyone - kids, parents, goats (okay goats may be weird) friends, foes and bros. The music Line-up is a mixture of incredible local and out-of-town musicians who can't wait to play for you!!

Cult Classic (Local teens!! AHHH!): 11:00AM -11:30AM

ConunDrum (ROCKING independent drumming women!) : 11:45AM - 12:15PM

Bill Wooten and Burdette (<3 Jazz galore!) 12:30PM - 1:15PM

Jontavious Willis(Quon Willis) and Band (WORLD Class BLUES - whats not to like?) 1:30PM - 2:30PM

Nick Mayfieldd, Henry Jacobs and Callie Hammond= The Front Porch Collective (Bluegrass with a bit of Front Porch Soul) 2:45PM - 3:30PM

Angela Hutchins (grace, beauty and grit!) 3:45PM - 4:30PM

Come see whats in your backyard!! I LOVE HILLSIDE!!!!

Barry Waldrep and Friends $20
Apr
15
7:30 pm19:30

Barry Waldrep and Friends $20

 

Although he can play anything with strings, Alabama native and current Atlanta resident Barry Waldrep is best known for his prodigious banjo skills. His list of credits is staggering, yet he has managed to stay under the radar despite his contributions on over a dozen bluegrass tributes to the music of everyone from Eric Clapton to Neil Diamond and R.E.M. He was also a member of the Jam band Rollin’ In the Hay, and has a handful of previous solo projects. He has toured and recorded with The Zac Brown Band, Randy Travis, Joey & Rory, Jimmy Hall, John Berry and occasionally performs with New Grass pioneer John Cowan.

 

Jason Connelly $15
Mar
25
7:30 pm19:30

Jason Connelly $15

Armed with writing and vocal awards Jason Connelly refers to his music as "music with intent.”  Ben Kriff plays expertly along side the soulful Connelly as Pop originals permeate every fiber of your being. Definitely worth your time!

Film: Girl Rising - donations
Mar
24
8:00 pm20:00

Film: Girl Rising - donations

Girl Rising

"The film is amazing and so well crafted. It is inspiring and as an audience member you feel that something very powerful and wholesome is being born into the world. In our current climate of distrust and distress this film reminds us of goodness, courage, bravery and the overcoming of adversity. It is like a flower heading towards the light and coming into full bloom."  ~ Anahata Iradah

DESCRIPTION

Girl Rising is not only a truly great and inspiring documentary but also an international movement bringing awareness to girls issues of suppression/oppression in developing countries and the importance of educating/empowering these girls as a powerful means of transformating the world for better. We will begin the evening by watching a short 7 minute documentary highlighting the locally supported organization Bright Nepal . ALL donations from the evening will support Girl Rising AND Bright Nepal, a girls hostel that rescues "at risk" girls and gives them a safe, comfortable place to live and an education in Kathmandu, Nepal.

View the trailer of the documentary "Girl Rising" HERE

Summary of "Girl Rising"

From Academy Award-nominated director Richard E. Robbins, Girl Rising spotlights the unforgettable stories of nine girls living in the developing world, striving beyond circumstance and overcoming nearly insurmountable odds to achieve their dreams.

The narration talents of renowned actors and the moving words of prize-winning authors combine and give voice to the girls’ stories and this powerful truth: educating girls can transform families, communities, countries and eventually, the world.

The film is rated by PG-13 for mature content. There is no violence, nudity, or swearing, but there are some difficult themes and images.

Randall Bramblett $20
Mar
17
7:30 pm19:30

Randall Bramblett $20

Randall Bramblett’s distinguished body of work is defined by a triple threat career as an acclaimed solo artist, an in-demand songwriter and a first call sideman. Among the artists who’ve recorded and performed Bramblett’s songs are Bettye LaVette, Hot Tuna, Delbert McClinton and most notably, Bonnie Raitt, who opened her 2014 Grammy winner, Slipstream, with one of his songs. In the ’70s he was a member of the seminal jazz/rock group Sea Level and as a sideman has toured with Gregg Allman, Widespread Panic and Levon Helm. Steve Winwood was such a fan of Bramblett’s keyboard, sax and vocal performances that he made Bramblett his go-to tour mate for 16 years, including the ’94 Traffic reunion.

With special guest Holloway Skins catering traditional St. Patty's Day Dinner. $15.00 RSVP

Scott Thompson
Mar
11
7:30 pm19:30

Scott Thompson

J. Scott Thompson is an audience favorite endearing himself to crowds nationwide (and quite a few in England!) with his warm, easy going personality, powerful voice, and fresh style of Americana songwriting. Pulling from his Southern roots, Thompson writes from the heart and speaks to the soul with songs influenced by his Dad’s record collection of James Brown, Sam Cooke, The Beatles, and Otis Redding. A prolific songwriter and captivating performer, Thompson combines a southerner’s knack for storytelling with a dose of southern charm making lifelong friends and loyal fans wherever he goes.

Pure Life Teen Open Mic
Mar
10
6:00 pm18:00

Pure Life Teen Open Mic

An evening of open mic/improv/song/poetry. Teens - bring it! This will be a fun evening of quick stage change. You may do one performance at a time and move off the stage BUT you may perform as many times as you want with different material. One person on stage at a time. Everyone is encouraged to use the house piano and guitar to help create flow. Lets have fun with this.

Malcolm Holcombe
Mar
4
7:30 pm19:30

Malcolm Holcombe

  • Pure Life Studios

Not for the faint of heart - definately for the mature audience. The acclaimed singer-songwriter Malcolm Holcombe is said to have “heartfelt baritone” by NPR and delivers “haunted country, acoustic blues and rugged folk” by Rolling Stone.

“emotionally captivating” (Isthmus)

Holcombe has shared the stage with Merle Haggard, Richard Thompson, John Hammond, Leon Russell, Wilco and Shelby Lynne.

Ray Kennedy, says, “Malcolm Holcombe is fiercely striking every time you encounter him on or off stage. You just get sucked into his extraordinary world of the twisting of words and wisdom that come from a bottomless well. The melodies and fierce rhythms wrap his narrative into an event where you find yourself at his unique musical carnival. Then suddenly he slays you with a sweet love ballad or a sarcastic social commentary. His gruff and tough delivery is a primordial power full of grit, spit and anthropomorphic expression,”

John Berry
Feb
24
8:00 pm20:00

John Berry

  • Pure Life Studios

Join Grammy winning singer/songwriter John Berry when he appears for the first time at Pure Life Studios. It will be a very rare evening of his many hits, performed "all acoustic" with the stories behind them by one of the greatest voices of any genres, ever, presented in a relaxed, living room feel atmosphere.

Call 706-443-4838 to get your tickets reserved now. This is an intimate listening room and it WILL SELL OUT!

GUEST VENDOR: Wild Leap Brewing Co.

We are proud to support Wild Leap Brewing Co. in the release of their first two craft beers: Local Gold Blonde Ale and Chance IPA - Free tastings available Feb. 24th

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Jason Wilber
Feb
17
7:30 pm19:30

Jason Wilber

Wilber stands on elevated stages—from Carnegie Hall to the London Palladium, in every American state and across Canada and Europe and the like—and sings and plays guitar for John Prine, one of the English speaking world’s most celebrated and revered songwriters. It’s kind of like playing for Walt Whitman. It’s the sort of gig that can define a musician, and most would be well-pleased with the definition: “A legend’s right hand man” has a ring to it, and the music Wilber makes with Prine in concert and on recordings is thrilling and sustaining and important.

Jason's Website

Jason's YouTube

Purchase Tickets: $20

Hillside Festival Competition
Feb
4
7:30 pm19:30

Hillside Festival Competition

Attention Local Musicians: We are looking for Singer/Songwriters to compete for a chance to perform at the 3rd annual Hillside Arts, Music, and Food Festival taking place on April 29th. Music from 10AM - 4PM. Solo artists and bands are welcome.

Purchase Tickets

Hiroya Tsukamoto
Jan
28
7:30 pm19:30

Hiroya Tsukamoto

Hiroya Tsukamoto is a one of a kind composer, guitarist and singer-songwriter from Kyoto, Japan. Hiroya has been leading concerts with his group including several appearances at Blue Note in New York and he performed with Esperanza Spalding, Marta Gomez, Kendrick Scott(The Crusadors), Pete Kennedy(The Kennedys) and Dave Maxwell(Muddy Waters Band). With special guest, Chef Seonmi Lee! 

Hiroya's Website

Hiroya's YouTube

Purchase Tickets: $20

Marshall Ruffin
Jan
21
7:30 pm19:30

Marshall Ruffin

Marshall Ruffin is back and has been hard at work. He is one of the rare artists that slink beneath the surface and creates and under current of energy. Once you hear his voice it seared on your brain forever. His tenor vibrates the soul, his lyrics take you to church and back and his performance is stirring and will keep you in your seat hanging by a thread. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. 

Marshall's Website

Marshall's YouTube

Purchase Tickets: $20

Hillside Festival Competition
Jan
14
7:30 pm19:30

Hillside Festival Competition

  • Pure Life Studios

Attention Local Musicians: We are looking for Singer/Songwriters to compete for a chance to perform at the 3rd annual Hillside Arts, Music, and Food Festival taking place on April 29th. Music from 10AM - 4PM. Solo artists and bands are welcome.

Purchase Tickets