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Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

(Cancelled) Summer Solstice Event (L5P Community Center)
Summer Solstice Ceremony - 6pm
1083 Austin Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30307
Price: Free

The organizers have decided to cancel this event - Sunday the 22nd of June at the Little Five Points Community Center this Summer Solstice event is being put on by a group called the Light and Progress Project. It's an organization all about inspiring people to be have greater awareness and knowledge. They will have several talks going on and it will run for about 3 hrs from 6-9. I will be playing several sets of music at different periods throughout the evening - lots of my original music as well as selected covers to suit the occasion. Bob Dylan, Bob Marley, and Brett Dennen are some of the planned covers.. Come out and experience an uplifting and positive Solstice event - Free to attend with donations accepted.

Saturday, May 31st, 2014

Peachtree Hills Festival of the Arts
Peachtree Hills Festival of the Arts - 4pm
Price: Free

Peachtree Hills Festival of the Arts is a two day outdoor arts and crafts event held on May 31-June 1, 2014. The festival is located in the very heart of Atlanta connecting Buckhead with Ansley Park along a tree lined thoroughfare near Peachtree Hills Park, easily accessible from Peachtree Rd. and the Lindbergh Marta Station. Admission is Free

My set's at 4pm on Saturday the 31st.  I'll be playing a bunch of my songs including some you've never heard before as well as mix of fun covers. Come out and enjoy the festival and catch a few songs.

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

With Pure Love Gala Dinner
With Pure Love - Charity Dinner - 7 - 10pm
2753 Watts Dr
Kennesaw, GA 30144
Price: $100/adult - $15/child

An formal evening of dinner and entertainment supporting the works of the charity: "With Pure Love" - ALL PROCEEDS collected for this evening will go directly towards enabling 50 weddings of couples in India and establishing a home of basic needs for each of the newly wed couples. A service that really helps them getting started in their lives. Formal Attire please. For tickets/details and all questions contact:

Sunday, October 18th, 2009

Chastain Park Arts Festival
Chastain Park
Atlanta, GA 30327
Price: FREE
Big Festival / Artist Market going on all weekend at Chastain Park. Patronize the arts, participate in the Guiness World Record Attempt of most pies in a line and come by and listen for a bit. No music stage at this festival, but I'll be hanging around and playing live all day at booth 28. Love to see you out there.

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

Chastain Park Arts Festival
4469 Stella Dr.
Atlanta, GA 30327
Price: FREE
Big Festival / Artist Market going on all weekend at Chastain Park. Patronize the arts, participate in the Guiness World Record Attempt of most pies in a line and come by and listen for a bit. No music stage at this festival, but I'll be hanging around and playing live all day at booth 28. Love to see you out there.

Friday, October 16th, 2009

Chastain Park Arts Festival
Chastain Park
Atlanta, GA 30327
Price: FREE
Big Festival / Artist Market going on all weekend at Chastain Park. Patronize the arts, participate in the Guiness World Record Attempt of most pies in a line and come by and listen for a bit. No music stage at this festival, but I'll be hanging around and playing live all evening at booth 28. Love to see you out there.

Sunday, August 9th, 2009

Strange Daze Festival - 6pm
Little Five Points (next to Outback Bikes)
Atlanta, GA
404 223 1100
Price: $3 (before 7)
A lot of bands and visual artists out for a cool festival at The Five Spot. My set is at 6. Come on...

Friday, July 3rd, 2009

707 East Lake Dr.
Decatur, GA 30030
404 371 1113

Thursday, September 18th, 2008

Showcase for the Atlantis Music Conference - 10pm
1578 Piedmont Ave.
Atlanta, GA 30324
Price: Free
Intimate Showcase in the Smith’s Olde Bar - Atlanta Room. This will be my first Atlanta show since before the India Tour. All part of the huge Atlantis Music Conference; a fun night for all. Come out and rub elbows with important folks in the music industry. I’ll be giving away some free stuff too.

Sunday, December 9th, 2007

The Heart of Georgia Singer/Songwriter Tour - Melting Point
THE HEART OF GEORGIA Singer Songwriter's Tour - 7
295 E. Dougherty St
Athens, GA 30601
Price: $8 adv / $10 door
Description:Ahhhh... The Melting Point. One of the Top 40 venues in the country according to Paste Magazine. A GREAT listening room to come out and hear Theodis Ealey, bluesman extraordinaire. I know it’s almost a cliche, but there is something about the old black bluesman from the south that just really cuts to the heart of music. Julie Gribble joins us on this one, she’s been everywhere, the Late Late show with Craig Ferguson a couple different times, Song Placements in shows like Smallville and I think Grey’s Anatomy and bunches of others. We’ll also have Witt Wisebram on this one, and Athens' own Wilma brings her authentic GA sound, aren’t you loving it? Advance tix @ Roll out my friends.

Thursday, December 6th, 2007

WUGA 91.7 / 97.9 Live Performance/Interview
Athens, GA
Price: Whatever it costs to run your ra
22 minute live on-air performance / interview on Northern GAs public radio station.

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Athens, GA
Price: Cost of Electricity to Run Your
Wilma (the show's host) and I sit down for an on-air chat, and share some music.

Saturday, November 24th, 2007

24 North Park Street, STE A
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Price: $9
The Crimson Moon is the best place in Dahlonega to hear music, hands down. And Sonia Leigh, I, and a surprise guest will be giving you exactly what you want. Get out of the house, you'll be glad you did.

Sunday, November 18th, 2007

515 B - North McDonough St.
Decatur, GA 30030
404 377 4976
Price: $10/$12
This is the show to see. AMAZING lineup of singer/songwriters representing the wide range of styles of Georgia’s musical heritage, it will blow your mind how good this show is going to be. Rising stars of Atlanta, Sonia Leigh and Ben Deignan both will be playing their songs. Jessica Urick, the gorgeous and talented country music star to be... will be there, and Witt Wisebram opens the show. It is going to be an amazing night. Get your tickets EARLY at

Sunday, October 14th, 2007

1036 NE Alberta Street
Portland, OR 97211
My first show for all the fine folks of Portland, quite likely to soon be like a second home to me. Come out for the welcoming party. Tee shirts and records discounted... and free stuff available for everyone.

Friday, October 12th, 2007

Caffe Bella
2621 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
Come out to this beautiful cafe for great music and I'm giving stuff away to everyone tonight. Bring a couple friends and you'll get your choice of a free record or t-shirt.

Wednesday, September 12th, 2007

1374 W. Peachtree St. (17th St. & W. Peachtree around where 75/8
Atlanta, GA 30309
Price: $8 advance/$10 door
Going to be a really good show at one of Atlanta’s cooler venues and I’m selling advance tickets for this one, really need folks to come out for it. For ticket payment info: click here

Friday, August 24th, 2007

Cutting Edge Music Business Conference - Kerry's Irish Pub
331 Decatur St.
New Orleans, LA
Conference Runs August 23-26. My showcase is slotted for Kerry’s Irish Pub on Friday the 24th at 11pm. Should be a good time, a great chance for all my New Orleans folks to come out. Come by and say hi afterwards, get a tee shirt or a record signed. Come on out, going to be fun.

Monday, August 13th, 2007

1578 Piedmont Ave
Atlanta, GA 30324
Running August 13-18th, The biggest week long live music competition in the country returns for year 6 at Smith's Olde Bar! Presented & hosted by Josh Rifkind. Open Mic Madness features over 100 bands and solo artists, and it's an absolute blast for artists, music fans, and music industry professionals!

Saturday, July 21st, 2007

9th Great Atlanta Blues and Music Festival
Woodruff Park-Waterfall Stage (Peachtree St. & Auburn Ave.)
Atlanta, GA
Price: free
Description:Huge festival right in the middle of downtown Atlanta. Centered around blues music, but incorporating many others. Over 30,000 people came out last year. Come down early and enjoy the festive atmosphere. Free show.

Friday, June 29th, 2007

962 Marietta St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 724-0605
A show you won't want to miss. Ben Deignan, aka Kid Gusto, aka Vinny the Whale is a sanger I tell ya, and a 20 year old heart throb. He'll do his thing have no doubt. We'll be playing around a 3 hour set. Mark it on the calender, and bring some friends; between the two of us, it'll really be something for everyone. Guaranteed to be a good show and for free. What?! Nice, I like.

Wednesday, June 27th, 2007

Inaugural New Music Mixer - 7pm
3081 E. Shadowlawn Ave NE
Atlanta, GA 30305
Price: $10 advance ( $15
Buy tickets @ FEATURING: JESUS AARON, Acoustic (Atlanta, GA) CITO, Folk/Acoustic (San Antonio, TX) KODAC HARRISON, Atlanta, GA (Spoken Word)STEVEN PAUL PERRY, Dance/Club (ATL-LA) ASHLIE HARRIS, R&B (Denver, CO) DJ MEGATRONICS. Mixmaster (Atlanta, GA) ***Everyone who buys tickets online at gets a free compilation CD from the members of the tour*** It's worth coming out just to check this club out, dig the propaganda: A chic ultra lounge is Atlanta's newest hot spot to enjoy elegant design, vibrant colors, and intimate spaces unique for any mood, a custom-designed glass bar, accented with continuously changing LED lighting. Expect the unexpected pleasure of discovering an array of unique spaces to suit your mood. Check them out at

Saturday, June 16th, 2007

Java Monkey
205 E Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
It's a sweet little mini-bleachered, semi-chandeliered, small fireplaced, cute-staged venue in moderately hip decatur. And if you come to listen to this particular show there, you'll be glad.

Saturday, May 26th, 2007

7 pm
992 N. Highland Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30306
404 607 1300
Price: Free
Roll out to Virginia Highlands for Aurora Coffee's Saturday feature. Two Featured Performers and Jim Combs playing and hosting. I'll be playing around a 45 minute set.

Tuesday, April 10th, 2007

7pm and 9pm
962 Marietta St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
(404) 724-0605
Price: no cover
2 shows one at 7pm and one at 9pm. Cool coffeehouse just a couple blocks from Georgia Tech. (404) 724-0605 is the number at Urban Grind if you need directions.

Friday, February 2nd, 2007

Java Monkey
205 E. Ponce de Leon Ave
Decatur, GA 30030
404 378 5002
Price: no cover

Tuesday, January 30th, 2007

Urban Grind
962 Marietta St. NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
404 724 0605

Friday, November 24th, 2006

8 pm
205 E Ponce de Leon Ave.
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 378-5002
Price: no cover
Come out the day after Thanksgiving for an intimate performance under Java Monkey's covered pation stage. Plenty of food/drink available.
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