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Friday Skye Paige, heY!ALLigator and New MUSIC from Katie Martin @Darwin’s Burger and Blues!!

A night of Music and Comedy hosted Katie Martin and Marie Robertson of heY!ALLigator Featuring SkyePaige @Darwin’s Burger and Blues!!

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Friday at 8:00 “The Blue Light Sessions” a night of Music and Comedy hosted by Katie Martin and Marie Robertson of heY!ALLigator Featuring SkyePaige @Darwin’s Burger and Blues!! Following “TBLS” is the long awaited Release Party for Katie Martin’s  New Cd “Purpose”!!!
It’s Gonna be a Good’un!!!

Skye Paige grew up fast “rawking” the Atlanta, Ga. music scene, and now holds her rein in Charleston, South Carolina, as the Queen of Slide Guitar. Skye guides her listeners on a nostalgic tour of a diverse musical kingdom…in which she rules with steadfast style and a “Slide Guitar.” She has the special ability to walk down the dirty dark roads of blues and country music, to driving full speed ahead, up the fast lane of big-city rockabilly and hard rock-n-roll.Skye also performed for 5 years, as a burlesque singing bombshell, in Bizarro Burlesque.Make so mistake, Skye Paige isn’t another pretty face fronting a male driven band. She took home first Place in the House of Blues-Battle of the Blues-Myrtle Beach, SC, and is a two time champion of the Crossroads Guitar Compettion, held at the annual Heavy Rebel Weekender Rockabilly Festival . She is the ringleader, lead guitarist, and songwriter of her music.Her songs are real, and so are Paige’s twisted tales. Her style is rawnchy, rawkin’, rollin’, country blues, and She just plain Rules!
Skye Paige is “The Queen of the Slide Guitar”!!!

Katie began work on”Purpose” in 2012 with Grammy award-winning producer/engineer/guitarist Larry Mitchell at his Studio in Opelika, Alabama”The Chocolate Room”. Spring of 2015″Purpose” was put into the hands of Aaron and Nancy Hill of “The Green House Atlanta” Studio for final Mastering and is set to release July 7th!!!

Place: Darwin’sBurger and Blues
1598 Roswell Rd, Marietta, Georgia 30062
Time: 8:00 pm
Cover: $10

 

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Cry With Us! Puddles Pity Party in Orlando

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Ange Alex

I owe him a poem:

Here’s a story of a sad clown who one night in February was traveling through O-town. 

He brought a suitcase and a lot of gum, he brought music and videos and tons of fun.

He sang high but mostly he sang low, and he put of one hell of a good show.

He gave a bearded guy a cupcake and danced with a lady, a wolf he would make

There is no doubt he is a boss sir, he even got love from Kevin Costner.

Fans filled the plaza for a night of delight as the 7 foot clown gave us some real insight.

He sang Bowie and Queen and even some Who, also Cash, Lorde and “Let it go” too

Videos played of pets and babies crying, also beautiful artwork and people smiling.

Last night Orlando was anything but mad as we showed much love for a clown that is sad.

Ok, I’d cry too after that poem. Here’s some more info:

If you haven’t been to see a Puddles Pity Party show, you are missing out. 

The show had me smiling and laughing so hard my stomach hurt, but I was also moved so many times by the range of Puddles voice. True entertainment never gets old and I have a feeling he is going to last forever.

I loved the interaction he had with the crowd. He pulled numerous people up to help him on stage and all of them were good sports, one man even singing the entire song, “All by myself” karaoke style! The show was so well thought out and planned but with room for some hilarious improv. Especially at the end when he pulled the 3 fans from the audience dressed like clowns. At the end of them performing together, Puddles suddenly remembers that he is scared of clowns! Genius! 

Hands down one of the best performances I’ve seen in years.

 

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Kingsized Holiday Fun! Big Mike is Back at the Variety Playhouse!

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Big Mike Geier and his Kingsized Rock ‘n Roll Orchestra, along with the Dames Aflame Dancers, Lil’ Santa and other special guests, bring tidings of comfort and joy with their signature glitz and glamour in what has become a tinsel-time tradition at the Variety Playhouse. The all-ages 90-minute show features your Holiday favorites by the likes of Bing Crosby, Nat King Cole, Andy Williams, Heat Miser, The Grinch and more!

Photo: Emily Butler

We caught up with Big Mike to ask a few questions.

TBB: Big Mike! It’s been a couple years since we had the pleasure of seeing you perform live. We are so excited to be back in Atlanta and we are ready for this show. What can you tell us about this years event?

Big Mike: Welcome back to Atlanta, Ange! We’re also excited to be in town for another wild and wonderful Holiday Jubilee. We like to honor the tradition that the Jubilee has become and don’t mess too much with the format. You can expect the always magnificent sounds of the 12-piece Kingsized Rock ‘n Roll orchestra performing your favorite holiday classics and the dazzling Dames Aflame dancers providing the glamour. The show is all about holiday nostalgia, whatever that means to you: Bing Crosby, Andy Williams, Donnie Hathaway, The Grinch, Rankin Bass, Peanuts, the Dreidel Song? It’s all in there.

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Turkuaz at Aisle 5

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Brooklyn based funk band Turkuaz played at Aisle Five in Atlanta last week and here are some shots from the show!

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