Category Archives: Live Music News

Colder Weather, St. Patrick’s Day in Blue Ridge, ZZ Top at Georgia Mountain Fair

The weather has bounced back cold – it’s 30 on the porch – and there’s been a chilly wind. Wednesday, we had a fairly strong thunderstorm that left us with a welcome 1-3/4″ of rain. The rainfall totals for the … Continue reading

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Warmer Weather, Band Kelley Will Not Play Saturday

We’ve been having a bit of rain and much warmer temperatures for the past week. It feels a bit like spring, with the grass greening up, but I imagine it will bounce back cold sooner or later. The Band Kelley … Continue reading

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New Year’s Greetings

Best wishes for a happy and prosperous new year to all my readers. Christmas was rather warm, as it was last year, but it bounced back cold quickly, and we’ve had a few days of rainy weather. There’s a chance … Continue reading

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Cooler Weather, Horrible Bridge Project in Suches Needs Immediate Comment, Blues & Barbecue Festival, Barry Waldrep at Gibbs Gardens

Yesterday, it was finally a little cooler, starting off around 66 and ending a little over 70, at least on our porch. I’ll bet I’m not the only one who is hoping it’s a trend. The Georgia DOT is planning … Continue reading

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A Little More Rain, Green Bean Festival, Jazz Concert

For those of you who may be wondering what’s happening to your plantings while you’re away, I can report that we’ve had a little more rain this past week. At our place, we had 3/8″ on Saturday and 1/4″ on … Continue reading

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Rain Again, Hike, Music Offerings at Georgia Mountain Fair, More Local Follies

We’ve had about 1-1/8″ rain over the past several days at our place. Some parts of the county probably got more, as we are in a fairly dry place, about two miles southeast of Mineral Bluff. But part of the … Continue reading

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Laurel is Blooming, Master Naturalist Program, Trout Fest Recap, Lobster Truck & Bluegrass at Gibbs Gardens

It’s a beautiful Saturday morning in Blue Ridge, and there’s a car show downtown. I saw lots of cool stuff headed there on the way into the office. There may be a flame azalea still in bloom here and there, … Continue reading

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Great Bluegrass at the Theater Saturday Night, Raptors & Snake Talk at Amicalola Falls, New Waterfall Map

The Band Kelley is playing the Blue Ridge Community Theater this Saturday. I think the first set is at 7:30. This is a young and up and coming group of all siblings. The fiddle player has finished second in the … Continue reading

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Flame Azaleas, Music at Saturday’s Trout Fest, Lobster Roll Truck!

We still have some dogwoods, and the native azalea (flame azalea or R.┬ácalendulaceum to the botanists) is in its glory. These are the beautiful orange azaleas that grow wild in well drained soils. The Trout Festival is Saturday in the … Continue reading

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Live Music News

After a little unforecasted snow on Thursday and a fairly cold day Friday, today has dawned sunny, with a forecasted high of 58. Tomorrow is supposed to be sunny and a bit warmer. It should be a great weekend for … Continue reading

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