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Wire & Wood Alpharetta Songwriters Festival
October 8 @ 5:00 pm - 11:00 pmFree
This FREE event is rain or shine!
No outside food, beverages or pets allowed.
Selected as one of the Top 20 Events in 2018 by the Southeast Tourism Society.
Enjoy more than 30 live music performances throughout the streets of Downtown Alpharetta as local, regional and national artists perform original songs while interacting with the audience. Listeners will learn about the music, as artists share the stories behind their tunes. In addition to music, festival goers can enjoy food from local restaurants and food trucks.
- Friday – Samm Henshaw -The full-length debut from South London-bred singer/songwriter Samm Henshaw, Untidy Soul is the sound of a truly singular artist fully embracing his unpredictable nature. Centered on the commanding vocal presence he’s shown in touring with the likes of Chance the Rapper, Untidy Soul captures his chameleonic sensibilities in a joyful convergence of R&B and soul and hip-hop and pop, revealing the free-flowing imagination that’s made him a natural match for collaborations with polymaths like Pharrell Williams. And in his lyrics, Henshaw drifts between self-examination and elaborate storytelling, ultimately creating a detailed document of his self-discovery in recent years.
- Saturday – Eric Hutchinson – Eric Hutchinson is an international platinum-selling singer, songwriter and seasoned touring artist. He has performed in all 50 states and has shared the stage with acts such as Jason Mraz, Amos Lee, Ingrid Michaelson, O.A.R., and Michael Franti. His single “Rock & Roll” earned him his first gold record in the United States and the song became a #1 hit in several countries. The songwriting and musicianship of SING ALONG! continues Eric’s recent trend of exploring across musical genres, as he tries to make sense of the world around him.