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2nd annual Best of Georgia Roots Rock Showcase w/ Dave Griffin, The Pine Box Dwellers, Dangfly!, Back City Woods, The Whiskey Gentry, Fester Hagood. featuring the best original bands in Georgia. Saturday November 14 at the Hummingbird Stage and Taproom in Macon, GA.
The Oglethorpe Fresh Concert Series is a weekly event held at the Oglethorpe Fresh Co-Op, located at 111 South Platt Street on the Square in historic downtown Lexington, Georgia. Every Friday night, we host some of the South's most talented Bands, Songwriters, and Musicians. Started in 2012, the OFCS has host many prominate regional acts, such as Caroline Aiken, dangfly!, Ike Stubblefield, & Betsy Franck, to name a few. Aside from the Friday night Concert Series, the Oglethorpe Fresh Co-Op was created as a space for farmer's, artist, local historians, muscians and friends to come together to share local produce and local production. Oglethorpe Fresh values sustainability, cooperation and community! Music lessons, Arts, Crafts, Haircuts, Antiques, CD's from the nearby Athens music scene, and much more, are available during regular business hours. The OFCS is all ages, BYOB, and has an optional Potluck dinner, at 7:30. Music begins at 8pm. A $10 donation is appreciated. https://www.facebook.com/oglethorpefreshconcertseries
A laid-back 2-day music festival celebrating the legacy of hometown boy, Gram Parsons, musical pioneer and visionary. RV & Primitive Camping, Vendors, and 30+ Bands on 2 Stages of Non-Stop Music!
Levi Lowrey and Fester Hagood Concert and songwriting workshop. workshop + Q&A: 5:00pm-6:00pm Concert doors: 7:00pm Concert: 8:00pm
Sounds Like: Levi Lowrey, Townes Van Zandt, Drive-By Truckers, Tom Waits, John Prine
Bio: Tracey “Fester” Hagood has been a staple of the Classic City’s music scene for over a decade. Hagood began writing music at the age of 16 and has been performing as a solo act in the Athens bar scene since early 2000. Hagood has been a member of several local bands including: Ray Ray and the Hog ...See Full Bio
"I've slept in the gutter more nights than I remember," Fester Hagood sings on "Painpill, KY," the first track from his new album Live from Rock Bottom. Sung in Hagood's gruff, twangy drawl, over a lazy, sweltering guitar backdrop, it sounds less like self-mythologizing and more like the painful, honest truth. But Live from Rock Bottom's storyline exists apart from its creator. With a charismatic, worn-in voice not dissimilar to Patterson Hood's, Hagood recounts his characters' experience in and, if they're lucky, rise from their respective rock bottoms with a storyteller's talent, from the stagnant suburbanites of "All Them Pretty Families" to the doomed inmate at the heart of "Prison Bible." Hagood is largely concerned with desperation and reformation, two topics familiar to anyone with any experience in Southern art or literature. Live from Rock Bottom is warm and comfortable, imbued with the sort of pleasant looseness characteristic of the best Americana records.