Featuring young and upcoming artists I am calling “THE NEW GUARD:”
SEAN VAN METER, and GIBSON WILBANKS
On Sunday, APRIL 30th from 6 – 8 pm, The New SOUTH Showcase with Caroline Aiken presents Sean Van Meter, and Gibson Wilbanks (featuring Carly Gibson and BJ Wilbanks) being recorded live from Vega Studio in Athens, Georgia for broadcast on WUGA FM / NPR.
Sean Van Meter
Songwriter, Singer and piano player. Classically trained and performing since Sean was 7 years old, Now he is 18, and burning up the road on tour. Sean has taken the stage at the Georgia Music Hall of Fame, the 14th Street Playhouse, the Morton Theatre, The Improv, Jerry Farber’s Side Door, the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, and Legends Park in New Orleans. He is a frequent entertainer at Atlanta’s historic events venue, Callanwolde, where he performed at the 2014 Georgia GRAMMY nominees reception. In 2015, Sean was one of 12 teenage musicians selected from hundreds of applicants to attend GRAMMY Camp Nashville, a week-long summer program hosted by the Nashville Chapter of the Recording Academy.
Young and hot Americana duo tearing up Atlanta. Carly Gibson is (also one-half of THE PUSSYWILLOWS, she’s a guitar slinger (graduated from Atlanta’s Music Institute and teaches guitar) ah-mazing singer and songwriter.
BJ WILBANKS – songwriter performer, think Gregg Allman (voice) meets Waylon (songs, guitar).
Together, they are a force to be listened to.
New South Showcase prides itself on “intimate interviews and performances with the best of the best touring artists of all genres”.
This will be broadcast from Vega Studio in Athens.
Seating is limited.
Advance tickets are available for $10 and each person attending will get a download of the finished recording.
Reserve your seat by contacting Caroline Aiken at firstname.lastname@example.org
Nationally renowned singer / songwriters Michelle Malone, Caroline Aiken and DeDe Vogt join forces for this highly anticipated writers-in-the-round.
$23 Non Members
$15 Child (16 and under)
Acoustic with special guests; more details coming soon.
With Catch a C.A.B.! $8 admission; $12 per couple!
Caroline Aiken and Michael Fulford are teaming up for Dancing with the Athens Stars: Ten couples are competing for both Judges’ Favorite and Audience Favorite honors. You can help determine the winners, and support Project Safe’s mission to end domestic violence by voting for your favorite team HERE! Voting continues through the second intermission of the show on Saturday, March 25, 2017 at the Classic Center!
More details coming soon.
Athens Stars sing Joni Mitchell; benefits PROJECT SAFE. 7 – 10 pm.
6 – 9 pm
I am so excited to be included in this sweet happy hour(s) of strictly acoustic piano music with the amazing Bart King, Jason Alan Fuller, Grant Cowen, Kate Morrisey in rotation. Please come on in for a sweet piano happy hour! I’ll be doing Sir Elton John, Leon Russell, Joni Mitchell, and some CA 🙂
Athens Human Rights Festival Fundrasier!
Hosted at The Office Lounge
8 pm – 12:00 midnight! $5 donation at the door.