Join the celebration of WRFG’s 5th Annual Americana in the Park at Park Tavern!
Sunday | March 1st, 2020
Doors Open at 12:00 p.m.
Music Starts at 1:00 p.m.
This year, the event honors Sharon Wiggins, a longtime WRFG volunteer, the driving force behind My Own House, our Sunday morning Americana music show, and the producer of WRFG’s pioneering Peach Blossom (bluegrass) Festival through its 40-year existence
This year’s event features a special non-musical guest: The Candler Park Water Ballet on Land, a land-lovers version of the Candler Park Water Ballet, a sparkling synchronized swimming team that “has performed for presidents, parents, punks, and patrons of the arts.”
- –The Ormewoods -Claire Pearson and Don McCollister combine the best of their musical histories to make music that is touted as “sexy, folk, pop, country” by fans of their lush harmonies & infectious vibe.
- –Unknown Lyric – Acoustic guitarist Jeremiah Turner and violist Kevin Grayson have a mission: To make instrumental music cool again.
- –The Good Graces – Led by Kim Ware, the Good Graces are an Indi-Rock/America collective. Immersive Atlanta says fans of Kim’s songs “have always been delighted by her keen eye for subtle images and toe-tapping arrangements.”
- –Celtic Company – A new group formed especially for Americana in the Park that includes some members of the Buddy O’Reilly Band.
Proceeds benefit WRFG 89.3 FM, Atlanta’s independent community radio station for progressive information and quality handpicked music.