Sept. 9th – Donna Hopkins & The Jason Connelly Band
Saturday, September 9th
Donna was Selected as Atlanta’s Best Blues Artist in 2002 by Atlanta Magazine! Georgia Music Magazine calls Donna Hopkins a “genuine triple threat” due to her prowess as a singer, songwriter and guitarist. In addition to her other talents, Donna also wears the producer’s hat, working with and developing up-and-coming talent in the Atlanta area. As much at home in an intimate listening venue as she is on a giant festival stage.
National acts that Donna has opened for or performed with: BloodKin, Big Bill Morganfield, Col. Bruce Hampton, Charley Pride, Chris Hicks (of the Marshall Tucker Band), Clint Black, Conway Twitty, David Allan Coe, Derek Trucks Band, Donna The Buffalo, Donnie McCormick, Emily Saliers (of the Indigo Girls), Francine Reed, Gatemouth Brown, George Jones, George Porter, Jr., Indigo Girls, Jeff Sipe, Joe Bonamassa, King Johnson, Lorrie Morgan, Lee Boys, Little Joe, Luther “Houserocker” Johnson, Martina McBride, Mel Tillis, Michelle Malone, Mudcat, Oak Ridge Boys, Oliver Wood, Rita Graham, Sammy Blue, Sean Costello, Robert Cray, Ronnie Milsap, Stevie Wonder, Tanya Tucker, Tinsley Ellis, Todd Nance (of Widespread Panic), Travis Tritt, Vince Herman (of Leftover Salmon)
“Donna’s music comes straight from her heart – southern roots music from a woman’s point of view – Hittin the Note
The Jason Connelly Band:
Jason Connelly writes from personal life experience and delivers memorable performances each time he takes the microphone – with a voice you will never forget! The combination of Jason Connelly’s voice and rhythmic guitar and Ben Kriff’s lead guitar melodies will move you, inspire you, and leave you wanting more! This is Saturday afternoon ‘feel good’ music that touches the heart and soul!
Doors open at 7:30. Music starts at 8:00. $5.00 suggested donation at the door and canned goods for the Community Assistance Center (OurCAC.org) in Sandy Springs are always appreciated. Please bring cash for donations to the bands and to purchase merchandise and refreshments served at break. BYOB, bring a friend, tell a friend, and be ready for a night to remember at the Hungry Ear Coffeehouse!