Bands

Local, and regional bands…. Want your band here? Contact me, Chris at chris@doubleplanet.com

Caledonia Swing
Caledonia Swing, founded in 2004, is an Atlanta/North Georgia-based band, performing their unique style of traditional and contemporary Celtic music with a jazzy twist. They also play an eclectic mix of 30’s/40’s American popular tunes, sultry jazz classics and Euro cafe songs. The band’s music ranges from elegant to toe-tapping and raucous. Caledonia Swing brings its musical talents, love for improvisation and infectious energy to venues throughout Georgia and North Carolina. More info at http://www.CaledoniaSwing.com —>

The Foxfire Boys
Formed in the early 1980s, the Foxfire Boys grew out of the world renowned Foxfire organization. Foxfire Fund Inc. is a non-profit educational organization promoting experienced based learning, and provides opportunities for local high school students to connect with and document interviews with regional contacts about mountain culture in the southern Appalachians. All members of the Foxfire Boys took part in Foxfire’s Music Program. To learn more about the Foxfire organization or purchase music of the Foxfire Boys go to www.foxfire.org. As their repertoire and abilities grew, the Foxfire Boys began to perform their own unique style of bluegrass in larger and more diverse venues. Over the years the group has shared the stage with well known country, bluegrass, and folk artists. The group has made appearances on TNN and CMT television networks and performed at venues such as: The Grand Ole Opry, World’s Fair, many folk and art festivals throughout the United States, and a tour of Norway in 1994. The group continues to perform for public and private events throughout the region, including many local benefits. The Foxfire Boys have a passion for family, faith, and community which is demonstrated through their music. More info at http://www.foxfireboys.com —>

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Obadiah
Obadiah is a three-piece band with a sound that’s grounded in songwriter independent rock, yet fringes country-folk sounds. This Alternative Country-Rock barebones, three-piece sound lends itself to simple and uncluttered, rhythm section arrangements. This makes the songs themselves really shine. These three guys from Northeast Georgia play a repertoire of classic Songwriter, Rock, Americana, Alt. Country, and Country-Rock songs picked from great music over the ages. Obadiah is Alternative. They are Country. And they quite simply rock! More Info at http://www.neolithicRazor.com/obadiah —>

the Lovelands

Ben and Beth are a song writing acoustic duo who have roots in various different styles from Old Time Appalachian music to Jazz. They enjoy revamping old jazz standards and performing songs from whatever tickles their fancy at any given time. They were married in 2003. With their powers combined, they have created two amazing children and have since been writing songs to celebrate their life together. Ben works as a timber framer. He skis and kayaks any time he has a chance. Beth teaches art and drama to kids from kindergarten to 12th grade. She also reads a lot of books. Reach them at heartofloveland@gmail.com
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