Fernbank After Dark: Microbe Brews
Friday, June 11, 2021, 7pm – 11pm
Offered the 2nd Friday of each month, Fernbank After Dark is back with a variety of unique and physically distanced after-hours experiences for grown-ups, including outdoor explorations in WildWoods, museum exhibits, live music, full bars, tapas menus, and science demonstrations.
Exclusively for ages 21+, Fernbank After Dark is a unique date night for couples, a great place to meet up with friends, and a fun experience for travelers. Each month highlights a different science theme and features a variety of fun and immersive programming.
3 - Days of Camping, Live Music, Artist Market, Food Vendors, Yoga, Fire Dancers and so much more! All Age, Family Friendly Event. Children 12 & Under Free. VIP, 3-Day, and Single Day passes available.
All tickets include access to festival grounds, vendor marketplace, and primitive camping area.
All sales are final, No Refunds. This is a rain or shine event. In the event of a cancellation we will plan a re-schedule date, but for now we plan to move FORWARD.
Featuring LIVE MUSIC with KINDRED FIRE, and Russell Cook & the Sweet Teeth!
All proceeds benefit Howard Finster's Paradise Garden!
THANK YOU SPONSORS
“Southeast 1st National Bank”
"#1 Fans of Kindred Fire"
THANK YOU Larry and Jane Schlacter of Trade Day for use of the site and facilities!
Gates open at 6pm. Show starts at 7pm. No alcohol is permitted. Trade Day Concessions will be open with home made corn dogs & funnel cakes, and beverages. Bring chairs or blankets to sit outside...the music will also be available to hear on your car radio. Merchandise will be available to purchase from the bands, and from Paradise Garden.
ABOUT THE BANDS:
Kindred Fire is a creative partnership between musicians Austen Earp and Haley Morgan Smith. The two creatives met and became friends as students at Shorter College in 2007 after Austen’s dad, a professor at the university, heard Haley sing and connected her with his piano prodigy son. From there, both played in various bands, and had various successes with major record label deals, touring, and song writing. A decade later, the two began working together writing and performing. Austen resides in Rome, GA with his wife, Emily, and Haley resides in North Georgia with her dog Boone and 3 chickens T-boz, Left Eye and Chili.
Rome, Georgia’s Russell Cook & the Sweet Teeth is a two-guitar and drums juke-joint style trio, using sharp-edged songwriting to open up a vein of electrified Americana. Featuring the sparkling guitar work of Scotty Knight and ace drummer Jeremy Clark, the Sweet Teeth play new songs, traditional songs, and original songs written by Cook. Cook is a visual artist and a college professor raised in the small northwest Georgia town Fairmount. He also plays music with wife and co-writer Cameron Cook in the bluegrass folk duo the Little Country Giants.
This is a RAIN OR SHINE event.
Tickets can be purchased ONLINE ONLY at kindredfire.eventbrite.com.
To insure social distancing, only a limited amount of tickets will be available.
Little Country Giants are excited to be playing the Chicken Raid, a music festival honoring our mentors in tribute to Frank Edwards. Featuring 40 some odd bands, music starts at noon and goes until late.
About this Event:
Eddie’s Attic is a popular and intimate live music venue for aspiring and accomplished performing songwriters. The Attic is located in Decatur, Georgia, a small artist-friendly town within the metro Atlanta area – a cultural blend of Berkeley and Mayberry. A “listening room” with a superior sound system/acoustics, where customers are asked to silence cell phones and actually listen to the songs, has made the Attic’s music room a hit with music enthusiasts. Eddie’s Attic draws both fans and artists from all over the world, and continues to be one of the premier music venues in the nation.
Adam Klein & The Wild Fires, Russell Cook & the Sweet Teeth
An Atlanta-via-Athens, Georgia-based singer/songwriter and troubadour, Adam Klein’s music touches on Americana, rustic country folk, folk-rock, and West African Mande music. He performs in a variety of settings– either solo/duo, with his band, Adam Klein & The Wild Fires, or occasionally with his American roots-meets-West-African-roots project under his Peace Corps name in Mali, Lassine Kouyate. Russell Cook & the Sweet Teeth open.
Summerville Collects: Local Treasures by Howard Finster
A unique art exhibit of rarely seen works by Howard Finster, from the collections of neighbors and friends, on display in the Paradise Garden Visitors Center Gallery until May 1. The exhibit will also feature traditional old time music with Joseph Evans and Russell Cook. Free with admission. Free for Chattooga co. residents and members. March 7, 2pm-4pm.
Embodiment II features artwork created by artists who utilize the human figure in a range of media and approaches. For many, the human form is the site of identity or the generator of narrative, while also providing a structure for formal and material experimentation. Exhibiting artists include Pam Beagle-Daresta, who works across disciplines to encourage discovery. Local artist/musician Russell Cook works with the figure in a range of media including collage and sculpture. An Associate Professor of Art at Georgia Highlands College, he holds degrees in painting from the University of Georgia (MFA) and Georgia State University (BFA). Jason Guynes creates highly representational work with drawing materials and oil paint often using himself as a subject. Craig Hawkins creates paintings and drawings that often employ the figure to explore issues surrounding belief and truth. He is an associate professor of drawing and foundations at Valdosta State University, where he received his BFA. (His MFA is from the University of Georgia.)
Acoustic Café is set to feature four singers/songwriters each performance with the first being February 13 at 7p.m. Our first performers of 2020 include Russell Cook, Joseph Evans, Stephen Hare, and Rick McKee. There will be a $5 “cover charge” at the door – tickets will not be sold in advance. A cash bar with beer and wine will be available, and Calhoun Coffee Company will be on-site offering coffee and pastries for purchase. Audience members are encouraged to tip the entertainment. For more information, please contact the Harris Arts Center at 706-629-2599.
This year marks the 11th annual Concerts on the Dock and it is sure to live up to it’s longevity! As per every proceeding year we will continue to strive to bring our music loving community the freshest sounds available without sacrificing quality for quantity. Our mission is to bring all who attend the best in local, regional and national acts they simply would not see anywhere else in town and provide those acts with a gracious built in audience hungry for the next big thing.
We can’t make this happen without YOU so bring friends, picnics and pets on a leash to Huntsville’s most accessible concert series and join us under the water tower for 8 weeks in the Spring and 8 weeks in the Fall.
Concerts on the Dock are always free to attend though we do charge $5 for parking on property.
Russell Cook is a visual artist and musician. Trained as a painter, his work includes collage, sculpture, songwriting, and performance. He has shared the stage with a range of musical artists, including Del McCoury, the Carolina Chocolate Drops, and Dale Watson. He has recorded six albums with his wife Cameron as the Little Country Giants, including recording with Mike Compton and Stranger Malone (Guinness world record holder for longest recording career), and was part of the original ensemble cast for a Stephen King/John Mellencamp musical. His award-winning paintings and sculptures have been shown at galleries and festivals across the United States. Currently, he is exploring new sounds as Russell Cook and the Sweet Teeth, a terrific two-guitar and drums juke-joint style trio. Though he has crisscrossed the country and gone up and down both coasts playing music and showing artwork, he spends most of his days as Associate Professor of Art with Tenure at Georgia Highlands College.