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Article: The CurrentHub
Let’s Blow Something Up
By Tripp Liles
(Links in article are to performers specific websites.)
Back when I was in college and Athens based R.E.M was still playing in local bars, the music scene in this area of the country was world renowned. As I’ve aged, like most folks, I let the younger people deal with the crowded bars. Now I just sit back and tell myself that they don’t make good music anymore. I have to say I stand corrected.
We are, in fact, home to some really talented musicians and some great places to listen as well. There are the big venues like the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater or the Cobb Energy Centre that play host to the big acts. There are also great performance spaces like Ragamuffin Music Hall or the Roswell Cultural Arts Center, additionally many bars and restaurants feature performers on weekends. Having experienced many of the musicians at these local venues, it seems there really is a burgeoning music scene here in the ’burbs.
“The best way to get found is to blow up in your own town, take the local scene by storm and develop a local following. Once that happens people start to notice,” said Ashley Harris, owner of Ragamuffin Music Hall, on the square in historic Roswell.
Continue reading: http://http://thecurrentplus.com/2014/04/lets-blow-something/
RAGAMUFFIN MUSIC HALL NAMED “BEST MUSIC VENUE FOR 2013″
ROSWELL January 15, 2014 — Ragamuffin Music Hall has been selected for the 2013 Best of Roswell Award in the Music Venues category by the Roswell Award Program.
Each year, the Roswell Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Roswell area a great place to live, work and play.
More information can be found HERE.
MUSIC LESSONS, ACOUSTIC PERFORMANCES, and SPECIAL EVENT RENTAL
RAGAMUFFIN MUSIC HALL on Historic Roswell Square in Roswell, Georgia, provides premium music lessons in a true performance hall environment. We provide private and group instruction from PRE-K GROUP LESSONS to PRIVATE LESSONS for all ages. Our mission statement and teacher list is HERE.
Our unique 65-seat performance main hall as well as 14 foot ceiling studio LOFT ON ROSWELL SQUARE rooms provide a venue for lessons during the week, and acoustic jams and concerts on the weekend. Such performances include national and regional acts, as well as showcases of our own Ragamuffin students and artists!
Friday nights we have an FRIDAY NIGHT OPEN JAM hosted by the Stone Soup Group, which welcomes all talents and acoustic styles.
Come down to see us sometime, and have some premium ice cream, fine tea, or coffee at ASHLEY’S CAFE adjoining the main hall. Hope to see you soon!