Sounds Like: Jason Isbell, Blackberry Smoke, Eric Church, Sturgill Simpson, John Mellencamp
Manager: Wade Sapp
Bio: A young man who grew up in automotive shops, and a career mechanic until he quit to pursue music full-time, Wade Sapp knows what it means to get his hands dirty and work hard, long hours . This background of earning his keep by the sweat of his brow is what makes his music so easy to relate to fo... See Full BioMore Info
Atlanta's very own Confederate Railroad comes roaring back to The 120 Tavern & Music Hall on Saturday, April 19th! If you saw them here last year then you know that when these guys get on stage everyone is in for a get down and dirty, boogie woogie honkey tonkin' good ol' time!!! Opening the show are two of our favorite local acts: Always entertaining, The Law Band (you ain't never seen a show like this) & opening the show Mr. Wade Sapp! Get your tickets now and get prepared to party. Confederate Railroad first rolled onto the national country music scene in the early 90s with its unique style and sound. Headed by founder and frontman Danny Shirley, the former backup band for both David Allan Coe and Johnny Paycheck got their big break by signing with Atlantic Records. The first single from their debut album ("Confederate Railroad") was "She Took It Like A Man". It went to No. 26, a preview of what was to come. "The next two singles, "Jesus and Mama" and "Queen of Memphis" went to the top of the charts. Three more huge hits followed, "Trashy Women", "When You Leave That Way You Can Never Go Back", and "She Never Cried". "Trashy" would lead to a Grammy nomination and become their signature song. That album with six hits and nearly three million sales brought Confederate the Academy of Country Music's Best New Group Award in 1993 as well as numerous nominations from the Country Music Association and the British Country Music Foundation. The second album, "Notorious", produced one of the group's most popular songs "Daddy Never Was the Cadillac Kind" which became a No. One video as well. "Elvis and Andy" and "Summer in Dixie" would further establish the Railroad as one of the most versatile acts in the business. This album would sell more than one million. Their overal totals are 18 charted hits and five million albums sold. From rowdy country to raw emotion, a Confederate Railroad concert today covers a wide range of feelings. Young people will be there rocking to "Trashy Women", while their parents and even grandparents will likely be singing along to "Jesus and Mama". The band plays 100 or so dates each year. Whatever the venue, they are right at home…be it a fair, a club, or a biker show. Shirley, the lead singer and vocalist, and his mates, Mark Dufresne on drums, Wayne Secrest on bass, Rusty Hendrix on lead guitar and Bobby Randall on steel guitar, fiddle and vocals are obviously having fun right along with their appreciative audience. At the end of each show, the band stays around until every fan who wants an autograph, or to pose with the group for a picture or just say "hello" is taken care of.
Join us for an unforgettable night of Texas Country at The 120 Tavern & Music Hall with Whiskey Myers. Hailing from Tyler. TX, and citing musical influences such as Zeppelin, Skynyrd & The Allman Brothers, this is sure to be a foot stompin' toe tappin' good time! Local favorite Wade Sapp is set to open the show!
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Saint Francis in Atlanta Georgia! KrossOver Records recording artist Saint Francis makes their triumphant return to the bright lights of Atlanta, GA! We are honored to be back at the legendary Smiths Old Bar for a stellar line up of music with some great musicians. So dust off those dancing shoes, and get down to the show. You do not want to be the one that wished they had been there! www.reverbnation.com/thesaintfrancisband Saint Francis will be joined by: Wade Sapp Tyler Boone Parker Smith (solo acoustic) $8 adv $10 at the door
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