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6 Great Ways to Gear Up for Christmas!

  1. pene piccolo in erezione Jingle Ball concert  December 15 (7:30 p.m.)  Power 96.1 radio brings big-name music artists to  come posso allungare il mio pene Jingle Ball at stiramento del pene Philips Arena. Power 96.1’s morning show hosts, PK, Denise, and Terry J, officially announced the all-star performers for Power 96.1’s Jingle Ball 2017 which will include: Demi Lovato, Logic, Zedd, Fifth Harmony, Nick Jonas, Charlie Puth, Camila Cabello, Liam Payne, Julia Michaels and Why Don’t We.
  2. come si fa crescere il pene Holiday Variety Show December 15th (8p.m.) & 16th (2 and 8 p.m.)   come ci si allunga il pene A Very Merry Holiday Pops  at Atlanta Symphony Hall. Celebrate the music of the holiday season in extravagant style as the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra pulls out all the stops to make spirits bright. One of the best Big Bands in the nation is right here in Atlanta – The Joe Gransden Big Band. Joe and his merry men and ladies join us to help the holidays swing. Broadway star Allison Blackwell lends her superb vocalism to the festivities joined by TWO choirs, the Atlanta All-City Choir and new this year, choirs from the Greenforest Community Baptist Church of Atlanta. Santa will be there for sure with two very special helpers, giving out presents and a musical surprise! David Charles Abell, the newly appointed Principal Guest conductor of the Philly Pops, returns for a second year to lead the concerts, sure to warm your heart and put you in a Very Merry Holiday mood.
  3. Children singing  December 15 (7 p.m.)  Christmas with the Georgia Boy Choir      Their biggest event of the year! Come hear all five levels of the Georgia Boy Choir as they offer an unforgettable holiday concert. You’ll be mesmerized by the transcendent Georgia Boy Choir sound as they perform sacred classics, Christmas carols, and all your holiday favorites in the magnificent sanctuary of Peachtree Road United Methodist Church in Buckhead. Accompanied by a full orchestra and The Mighty Mander Organ of PRUMC, this concert is not to be missed!
  4. Christmas show  December 15 – 17  (8 p.m.)     A Christmas Tradition  at the Earl Smith Strand Theatre.  This December, The Strand will return with its most elaborate and well-loved show of the year, A Christmas Tradition. This song and dance revue will show off The Strand’s awe inspiring sets and effects like has never been seen before, as well as the diva voices and high energy dances that Strand patrons have come to know and love.  Songs spotlighted include Christmas and holiday classics as well as funky favorites.   A Christmas Tradition is guaranteed to make the entire family dance, clap, and enjoy the spirit of the holidays – from Santa-loving six year olds to out of town in-laws!
  5. Children’s theater  December 15 – 31  Heidi is the classic story of a Swiss girl who lives in the Alps with her grandfather and must travel to the big city, at Synchronicity Theatre.
  6. Celtic concert December 16 at 8:00 & December 17 at 3:00    Celtic Christmas features fiddlers, dancers, singers, and a harpist from Ireland, Scotland, Wales and Appalachia at Rialto Center for the Arts.  “Celtic Christmas enchants with its powerful combination of Irish, Scottish, Welsh and Appalachian music, dance and poetry.”

 

 

The Originals now seeking Musicians

*The Originals now seeking Musicians*

Tentative Work Date: Wednesday, November 29th
Location: Conyers/Covington, GA and surrounding areas
Rate: AFM contract

To apply, you MUST own and play one of the following instruments –
– Clarinet
– Banjo
– Keyboard
– Drum Kit
– Upright Bass

Subject Line: [Instrument]

Subject Line: Jazz Band 
– If you’re a group applying

Please provide photos of yourself, instrument. Please provide videos of your playing.

You will be pantomiming in the scene. No actual on-screen playing, but you do have to know what you’re doing.

Name
Number
Email
Age (Must be 18 or over.)
Height / Weight
All Clothing Sizes
Current City (Distance to Conyers)
Photos (Face & Full Length)
Optional: Stand in experience/ resume
Optional: Car (Color, Make, Model, Year)
Send emails to mhc.originals@gmail.com

Classical Music Comes to Marietta Saturday!

Marietta Symphony Orchestra  October 28, 2017 (7:30 p.m.)  plays music by living composers at Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square. They promise to talk to the audience about the music and to dress informally so you can too!

“The Marietta Symphony Orchestra will make its debut on Saturday, October 28th at 7:30 PM in Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square. The MSO is committed to performing a wide variety of Classical Music in venues in and around Marietta.  We want to remove the stigma attached to Classical Music by changing how it is presented.  Our musicians will not be formally dressed.  We will converse with the audience in between pieces. We will present music by living composers such as Jennifer Higdon and George T. Walker. We will engage our community in a conversation about Classical Music. Join us as we enrich the cultural life of our community!”

Fairs and Festivals This Weekend

  1. Haunted Halloween   (October 20th 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.)  Halloween at the history center features a haunted mansion, spooky trails, games, a carnival, food vendors, and a cash bar at the Atlanta History Center.
  2. Stone Mountain Highland Games  (October 20 – 22) a.t Stone Mountain Park.  Hear Scottish pipes and drums, eat Scottish food, watch athletic games, browse artisan booths, and see tartan-clad dancers.  Don’t forget to check out the  Pumpkin Festival while you’re there.
  3.  Little 5 Points Halloween Festival and Parade. (October 21)  Enjoy food and drink, live entertainment, pumpkin carving, street vendors, and a 4 p.m. costume parade. Free.
  4. Decatur Craft Beer Festival  (October 21) features 100 craft beers, live music, and food for sale in downtown Decatur for age 21+.
  5. Brookhaven Arts Festival  (October 21 – 22)  includes more than 100 juried artists, live music, a kids’ corner, and food vendors. Free.
  6. Johns Creek Arts Festival   (October 21 – 22)   Visit 130 artists’ booths across from Atlanta Athletic Club. Free.
  7. Maker Faire (October 22) at Georgia Freight Depot. See exhibits about science, creativity, innovation, and art, and meet the people of all ages who made them. Free.

Head to Roswell Tonight!

Don’t miss the final Alive in Roswell   October 19, 2017 (5 to 9 p.m.) of the season!  It features live bands, food trucks, craft beer, vendors, kids’ games, entertainment, and socializing in three locations connected by a free trolley (on Canton Street, in Roswell Square, and behind city hall). Free.

Roswell Square Bands:

  • Classic Recall
  • Last Call Band
  • Maggie Clement Band
  • Men in Blues
  • Up on the Roof

Canton Street Bands:

  • Andrew Black
  • Atlanta Dance Party
  • Gwen Hughes & the Cats
  • Maggie Clement Band
  • Men in Blues
  • Loose Shoes

Where To Hear Some Great Music This Week!

  1. Oakhurst Porchfest,  October 14, 2017 (12 to 7 p.m.) Walk around a Decatur neighborhood to hear diverse music on porches and in yards during this grassroots music festival. It’s followed by more music at nearby Harmony Park. Free. Be sure to check the website for driving and parking tips!
  2. Smokey Joe’s Cafe (October 12 – 22, 2017) is a musical revue with 40 rock ’n’ roll classics of the 1950s and 1960s (Hound Dog, Stand by Me, On Broadway) written by Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller at Marietta’s New Theatre in the Square.
  3. All Strung Up Tour (October 12, 2017) at the Red Clay Music Foundry Duluth  Three of the world’s hottest young guitar virtuosos, singers, songwriters and performers have teamed up to tour the USA this fall! The show, featuring Christie Lenée (USA), Daniel Champagne (Australia) and Hussy Hicks – featuring Julz Parker and Leeza Gentz (Australia), is bound to turn heads across the nation as it combines the talents of these incredible artists. With each act bringing something unique to the show, audiences are sure to be left speechless and wanting more with each act doing a set themselves and then a big finale together.
  4. The Mountain Faith Band  (October 15, 2017  3 p.m.) plays American roots music at The Donald W. Nixon Centre for Performing and Visual Arts in Newnan.
  5. Georgia State Bluegrass Festival (Oct 13, 2017 – Oct 15, 2017) Newell Lodge located in Folkston is the home of the Georgia State Bluegrass Festival. Outstanding performers, delicious home cooked food.

Eat Drink and Be Merry!

There is so much going on this weekend, it’s hard to know where to begin!  There is truly something for everyone!

 

  1.  Wire & Wood Songwriters Festival   October 6 – 7, 2017  Nationally recognized singer-songwriters will gather together to perform their original songs giving music lovers a behind-the-scenes look at the stories that inspired country, rock, blues, Americana and bluegrass songs. Attendees will experience nationally recognized veteran songsmiths and local up-and-coming talent as music fills the streets of downtown AlpharettaFree on Friday and for children 12 and younger. You can bring chairs.
  2.  Atlanta Grilled Cheese Festival, October 7, 2017 (12 to 6 p.m.) Buy $2 to $3 samples from competing restaurants and vote for your favorites at with “food trucks, brews, live local music, and all kinds of contests and activities” at Historic Fourth Ward Skatepark for age 21+.
  3. A ticket to Edgewood Mac and Cheese Festival (October 7, 2017 ) gets you unlimited samples of mac & cheese from local restaurants, with music by local bands at Walker Park. No pets.
  4.  Atlanta Chili Cook Off, October 7, 2017 (1 p.m., VIP noon) Buy a wristband to taste chili (spicy, mild, chicken, beef, vegetarian) and stew from 75 teams, and then vote for your favorite! With live music and beer & wine for sale at Brookhaven Park.
  5. Great Atlanta Beer Fest, October 7, 2017 Sample 150 beers, cider, and winewhich includes live music, football on big TVs, and food for sale at SunTrust Park.
  6. Destination East Point October 7, 2017 (1 to 7 p.m.) features live entertainment, acrobats, artists, and food vendors in downtown East Point. Free.
  7. Norcross Art Splash October 7 – 8, 2017 features entertainers, food vendors, and 140 artists selling folk art, ceramics, paintings, photography, sculpture, and jewelry. Free.
  8. LakeFest October 7 – 8, 2017 offers local music, arts and crafts, a sand sculpting contest, food vendors, a closing parade of boats, and a sandy beach in friendly Pine Lake. Free.
  9. Atlanta Warbird Weekend October 7 – 8, 2017  See World War II era aircraft, meet veterans, watch reenactments, and buy a rideat DeKalb Peachtree Airport. Free entry.
  10. Madison Avenue Soapbox Derby, Bring a chair to watch 100 drivers compete in the with food vendors, a bake sale, a beer tent, and live music. Cars are judged at noon, and races are 1 to 4 p.m. on Madison Avenue at Johnston Place in Decatur. Free.

 

 

8 Great Fall Festivals This Weekend

 

  1. Oktoberfest Atlanta ATLANTA’S BIGGEST GERMAN-THEMED PARTY  Put on your lederhosen and join  Oktoberfest Atlanta in Brookhaven! On Saturday, September 30th   (1 to 6 p.m.) enjoy a variety of deliciously cold beers, German food, live music, and an abundance of games and Oktoberfest themed activities!
  2. Georgia Blues & Roots Festival  features a dozen artists including Tinsley Ellis and Bernard Allison at Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre in Mableton. Dance lessons and harmonica workshop also available! September 30, 2017  (1 to 10:30 p.m.)
  3. Lilburn Beer & Wine Fest    September 30, 2017 (1 to 5 p.m.)  This event will feature over 100 beers and ciders from Local Atlanta and Georgia breweries, as well as some great breweries from around the country.  There will also be 25+ Wines in many varietals including Sparkling options, Roses, Reds and Whites. There will also be live music. Tickets include entry, entertainment, souvenir cup, and all beer, wine and cider samples.  Designated Driver tickets will be available at the gate only for $15.  This is a 21 and up event, no kids, no babies, no pets. Rain or Shine, no refunds.  Free bottled water for everyone.
  4. Bridgefest September 30, 2017 (12 to 8 p.m.) The City of Stockbridge’s annual Arts and Crafts “Bridgefest” Festival will be everything from musical and creative to cultural and even delicious. Bridgefest will be taking place on Saturday, September 30, from noon to 8 p.m. The festival is free, and will be held on the big lawn next to Stockbridge City Hall. On the same day, the city will also be hosting a community health fair in the Ted Strickland Community Center from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. The festival will also include Hispanifest, live entertainment, arts and craft vendors, food vendors, and even a children’s area.
  5. Alpharetta Brew Moon Octoberfest    September 30, 2017 (6:30 to 11 p.m.)  Gather your friends and celebrate fall with beer, wine and delicious food from some of Alpharetta’s best restaurants. Enjoy live music from Old School Band from 6:30 -8pm and Band X from 8:30 – 11pm.  Please bring your own chair. Backpacks are not allowed.
  6. Sweet Auburn Music Fest   September 30 – Oct. 1, 2017  Are you looking for a weekend with Fun Filled Entertainment – Live Music, Good Food, National Artist and Celebrities – ALL FREE! The Sweet Auburn Music Fest is what you’ve been waiting for. Witness one of the most amazing music festivals to hit Atlanta and the Southeast. If you’re looking for a perfect blend of music, people, food, entertainment and culture, welcome home. From upcoming hip hop acts, to timeless R&B & Gospel stars, to Rap veterans, to Alternative Greats, the Sweet Auburn Music Fest has it all. It is a family gathering of Food, Fun and Music. What everyone loves. Enjoy the international food court, art vendors, small business owners and socialize with all the people from throughout the Southeast. No other upcoming shows or music festivals in Atlanta compares to the experience you will have.
  7. Fall Fest September 30 – Oct. 1, 2017.  This year marks the 17th anniversary of  Fall Fest in Candler Park, a two-day celebration of music, art, family and kicked off with a 5k race and a tour of homes.  It’s events like this that make people really fall for the charm of Candler Park and all that the Intown Atlanta communities have to offer.  Fall Fest is FREE!
  8. Duluth Fall Festival  September 30 – Oct. 1, 2017 features 250 booths of art, crafts and food, plus entertainment, a carnival, a parade 10 a.m. Sat., and a 5K race Sun. at Duluth Town Green.

Another Eclectic Weekend of Fun!

  1.  North Georgia State Fair  September 21 – Oct. 1, 2017 has rides, fair food, animals, and country/Christian concerts in Marietta. Expect lines.
  2. The Cheese Fest Atlanta at Historic Fourth Ward Park  September 23, 2017 (1 to 8 p.m.) Taste samples from cheese and artisan food producers, taste grilled cheese entries, visit the cash bar, and hear live music.  Kids 12 and younger free.
  3. East Atlanta Strut  September 23, 2017 includes five stages of live music and comedy, a wacky parade at 2 p.m., an artists’ market, kids’ village, and food vendors at Glenwood Ave. SE & Flat Shoals Ave. SE. Free.
  4. Fall Folklife Festival  September 23 – 24, 2017 has local artists demonstrating blacksmithing, beekeeping, woodworking, and cooking; local musicians playing folk and bluegrass music; and food with a cash bar at Atlanta History Center.
  5.  Atlanta Zine Fest  September 23 – 24, 2017 has vendors, guest speakers, and workshops at Murmur. Free. A zine is a cheap, self-published, underground publication.
  6. Atlanta Streets Alive, September 24, 2017 (2 to 6 p.m.) Downtown Atlanta
    has free entertainment and activities for all ages. It happens on Peachtree Street & Broad Street (from 17th Street in the north to Mitchell Street in the south).

 

Imagine Music Festival

Imagine Music Festival features multiple stages of dance music at Atlanta Motor Speedway, with camping available nearby.

Georgia’s leading dance, music and arts event goes down at Atlanta Motor Speedway over September 22 – 24, and it’s doing it up right this year!

Imagine 2017 boasts a totally stacked, heavy-hitting lineup featuring headliners Above & Beyonddeadmau5TiestoPretty Lights (live), Big GiganticSTS9Claude VonStroke, and Gorgon City . That’s just scratching the surface on all the talented artists performing next month, and only one aspect of the Imagine experience.

Whether you want to practice yoga, play soccer, chill at the pool, get down at the silent disco, or simply connect with fellow attendees, Imagine has a program for anything you might be looking for!

 

For more information click here!