2017 Season

 


Kharisma Jazzmatic Funk

Saturday, November 18, 7:30

Tickets cost: $35

Kharisma Jazzmatic Funk: Kharisma is an energetic 10 piece band with full horn section, who will keep you up and dancing performing R&B, Jazz & Soul songs from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s along with today’s top 40 favorites.

Listen to Kharisma Jazzmatic Funk now.


A Classic Frank Sinatra Christmas Show

Starring Frank Sinatra tribute artist Gabe Russo, winner of the Frank Sinatra Idol Competition

Saturday, December 16, 7:30 pm

Tickets cost: $25

Gabe will not disappoint anyone craving  a fix of Frank’s old Christmas songs like Silent Night, The Christmas Song (chestnuts roasting on an open fire), White Christmas and others mixed in with Frank’s standards of NY, NY, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, That’s Life…and more. Bob Reneke, Mr. Sinatra’s long-time personal assistant, said of Gabe, “This guy has Frank’s style and snap, nobody else has it.”

This promises to be a night to set your sprits in the mood.

Listen to his videos by going to his website http://contemporarycrooner.com


2018 Season

 

Gretchen Peters

Saturday, January 6, 2018, at 7:30 pm

Tickets cost: $25

Singer and Songwriter

“One of Nashville’s greatest talents of the past two decades… still equipped with the ability to stop clocks with a well-turned phrase.” – Uncut (9/10 stars)

Named one of the “60 Greatest Female Singer-songwriters Of All Time” – Telegraph (UK)

Two time 2016 UK Americana Awards winner – International Album of the Year & International Song of the Year for Blackbirds  

“An Americana tour de force. Her time is definitely now.” – UK Sun

 “…a profound, poetic, career-defining album from a singer and songwriter of the highest order.” – AllMusic.com

Listen to her music and enjoy her website.http://www.gretchenpeters.com/music/


Randall Bramblett

Rock and Blues

Saturday, February 17, 2018, at 7:30 pm

Tickets cost: $35

“You can’t do better than Randall Bramblett.”  Bonnie Raitt

“One of the South’s most lyrical and literate songwriters.”  Rolling Stone

“Randall is in my opinion the most gifted & talented southern singer-songwriter musicians of the past several decades.”
  Chuck Leavell (Rolling Stones, Allman Brothers)

“Randall Bramblett is the William Faulkner of Southern music”  Hittin’ the Note

“Randall is one of Georgia’s musical treasures”    Dave Schools – Widespread P

http://randallbramblett.com

 


Kurt Thomas

Country Singer and Songwriter

Saturday, March 31, 2018, at 7:30

Ticket cost: $25

Kurt has a unique ability to captivate an audience – whether playing old favorites or his own songs. “I have always tried to stay in touch with the fact that a good song tells a story and most of my songs always do”, says Kurt.

 Kurt has opened for some of the biggest names in country music including Kenny Chesney, Brooks & Dunn, Sammy Hagar, LeAnn Rimes, Zac Brown, Sugarland, Darius Rucker, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Gary Alan.
Kurt won Kenny Chesney’s Next Big Star contest making him the opening act for Chesney, Brooks & Dunn, Sammy Hagar, LeAnn Rimes, and Gary Alan at Tuner Field. He also won season 3’s CMT’s Music City Madness – a nationwide contest that lead to Kurt’s doing an Unplugged Studio 330 session on CMT as well as a mentorship with Grammy-award winning singer, Randy Travis.

https://www.kurtthomasmusic.com


LMIB 2017 SeasonFred Johnson

Jazz

Saturday, May 5, 2018, at 7:30

Ticket cost: $25

Fred Johnson is an accomplished writer, vocalist and percussionist and is recognized internationally as one of the world’s greatest vocal jazz improvisers and has been honored as one of the worlds most passionate and versed chanters of sacred text. Fred has extensively toured as a main stage performer and has performed on stage with or as the opening act for such musical greats as Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Chick Corea, Herbie Mann, Nat Adderly, Joe Zawinul, David Sanborn, Richard Elliot, Ramsey Lewis, Aretha Franklin, Patti La Belle, Patti Austin, George Benson, BB King and Bashia.

 


Quartet with stage production on Brahms

Classic

Saturday, June 9, 2018, at 7:30

Ticket cost: $25

 

 


Maria Howell and Noel Freidline

Jazz

Saturday, August 4, 2018 at 7:30

Ticket cost: $25

Maria Howell: singer and actress. Her music is a combination of sultry, soulful, and smooth tunes. She combines R&B with jazzy punctuations and evokes an international flavor in her performances. As an actress she has played on the small stage, sitcoms and Life Me television.
Noel Freidline: pianist, vocalist, writer and arranger. Noel has opened for many notable jazz artists. As a composer, he wrote music for ESPN, Walt Disney Company, Sports Center, NBA All Star game and Monday Night Football.


Michelle Malone

Americana, Rock, Blues

October 20, 2018 at 7:30

Ticket cost: $35.00

Michelle is back by popular demand!!! Armed with a bottleneck slide, harmonica, and her signature soul-filled vocals; Michelle Malone will be rocking the theater. Over her 20 year career, Malone has appeared on countless “best of” lists and has been the recipient of such awards as Best Female Vocalist (five times) and Best Acoustic Guitarist (three times) (Creative Loafing), Studio Album of the Year (Atlanta Magazine), and Live Album of the year. Her albums Sugar Foot and Debris, were both on the Grammy Award ballot for best Contemporary Blues and Best Americana Albums respectively. A singer, songwriter, and guitarist whose music is informed by blues, roadhouse rock & roll and Georgia soul, MIchelle Malone’s performances can go from contemplative and coffeehouse quiet to rowdy and “Twin reverb on 10” loud at the turn of a dime. Her passionate, uncompromising style has won her loyal following world wide, but most especially in the American south. She’s a wild-haired Rock Goddess, political singer/songwriter, and passionate performer.

https://www.michellemalone.com


Gabe Russo 

Frank Sinatra Tribute Artist

Saturday, December 15, 2018 at 7:30

Ticket cost: $25.00

Gabe will not disappoint anyone craving  a fix of Frank’s old Christmas songs like Silent Night, The Christmas Song (chestnuts roasting on an open fire), White Christmas and others mixed in with Frank’s standards of NY, NY, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, That’s Life…and more. Bob Reneke, Mr. Sinatra’s long-time personal assistant, said of Gabe, “This guy has Frank’s style and snap, nobody else has it.”

Alicia Daniel Croxton, a playwright, an actress, and a singer will accompany Gabe with a couple of duets as well as two-two song sets of her own.

This promises to be a night to set your sprits in the mood.

Listen to his videos by going to his website http://contemporarycrooner.com