Thursday, April 27, 2017
Wilson Center Guitar Festival
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Movie Review:  Ricki and the Flash  (PG-13)
Internationally acclaimed, two-time GRAMMY Award winning classical guitarist, Sharon Isbin, shares her musical journey in the one-hour documentary “Sharon Isbin: Troubadour” produced by Susan Dangel and producer/editor Dick Bartlett.
What a fantastic book! A continuation from Andy Babiuk's glorious Beatles Gear.
While most Atlanta avid rock fans were attending the Rolling Stones Zip Code Tour at the Bobby Dodd Stadium last night, true hard core Pat Travers’ fans were at the famed Eddie’s Attic venue in Decatur, GA for the opening night of Travers’ Southeast Tour. And what a treat for those fans!
Sadie Robertson from the famed Duck Dynasty clan shares her love of faith in encouraging and motivating young girls through her faith-based Live Original stationery products. The company has described the style of the products as “nostalgic vintage with a pop of happy” and that they are.
A hot Atlanta weekend in May was the setting to hear wonderful music from a variety of genres. This year’s Shaky Knees Festival did it right with a perfect mix of local, hometown artists as well as those from across the US and even some international bands to complete their lineup. Some of these artists included The Whiskey Gentry, ZZ Ward, and Nikki Lane. These truly talented individuals rocked the stages at Shaky Knees and were greeted with great rounds of applause with crowd members singing and dancing in the aisles.
What a pleasure it was to review this complete history of Paul Reed Smith Electric guitars by Dave Burrluck from Backbeat Books and Hal Leonard. 
Beatle guitarist, George Harrison's older sister, Louise, has written an insightful book about her life and her connection with her famous brother.
This is the paperback version of the comprehensive publication of 108 Rock Star Guitars by photographer Lisa S. Johnson that was released last year. The hard cover edition is a beautiful leather bound decorative piece of art that is full of rock history with photographs of the instruments of some of music's legendary iconic guitarists that is perfect for the coffee table in the center of a main room or a great addition to the library of any guitar enthusiast’s home.