Music at Matilda’s
Matilda’s Music Under the Pines
377 South Main Street
All shows start at 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $20 – Advance ticket sales, $25 – Tickets at the door
Bring your own food and drinks and enjoy a night of great live music under the stars. Seating is limited so bring a chair. Dogs on a leash are welcome.
April 29, 2017
Swami Gone Bananas
Swami always said that the Grateful Dead were the best cover band ever, so when Jerry Garcia died in 1995, Swami put “Swami Gone Bananas” together to ‘cover’ them. The band has gone full circle since then, writing their own songs, becoming one of the South’s fine nightclub acts, and playing festivals all over the Southeast.
May 5, 2017
Georgia born singer-songwriter and roots-rock artist Cody Marlowe found his inspiration at an early age in the soulful sounds of B.B. King, Merle Haggard, and the Allman Brothers. Marlowe’s songs explore the polarities of good and evil in an intriguing blend of lyrics featuring lost loves and hopeful musings.
May 13, 2017
The blues is a universal feeling that transcends languages, social status and the constraints of musical genre. Danny “Mudcat” Dudeck knows that feeling intimately. He travels the globe spreading his version of the blues gospel and regularly works with a number of international blues-preservation organizations.
May 19, 2017
Dead Affect is a band of seasoned musicians from Atlanta, GA that plays the music of the Grateful Dead … and they put their own “fingerprint” on it.
May 20, 2017
With the sort of ingenuity you might expect to come out of Austin, TX, The Deer encompasses the innovation of the modern indie-folk revival and the cross-pollination of Austin’s diverse music scene. Described as transcendental Texas folk and stargaze surf-western, The Deer creates psychotropic soundscapes and tranquil, vivid dream-pop.
May 27, 2017
An Atlanta transplant from the Big Apple, can be seen performing his psychedelic blend of original music all over the Southeast. Traveling from one venue to the next festival or concert, leaving a following of fans and a crowd of locals hypnotized, mesmerized, and in awe with the lull of his melodious free sounding, rockin’ guitar…”sounds that make your blood start to flow”.
June 10, 2017
Vocal harmonies, layered cello and violin, and a full backing band, award winning cellist and singer Wes Swing creates an evocative balance of full and stripped down sounds. Alt-folk/chamber-pop with a commitment to the craft of songwriting, in the vein of Iron and Wine and Fleet Foxes.
June 17, 2017
Caleb Warren and the Perfect Gentlemen
Bridging the gap between the music of the old-timey speakeasies and juke joints with the voice of a new generation by blending the timeless traditions of Americana and Western Swing with a uniquely hot and fresh flavor that transcends genre. Their acoustic brass ‘n’ brew-grass tunes include raucous barnburners and heart-breaking ballads that continue to intoxicate audiences with performances of the highest spirits. Whether on the river or on the rug, Caleb & the Gents are here to serve and sweep you off your feet, so drink ‘em down and get ready to dance!
June 24, 2017
The Breeze Kings are the hottest blues band in Atlanta and blues clubs and live music fans all over Georgia are taking notice.
July 4, 2017 at 7:30pm
Packway Handle Band
An American bluegrass quintet, originating as a part of Music of Athens, Georgia in 2001. The band is known for tight three- and four-part vocal harmonies, extensive and progressive original material, off-the-wall covers, and energetic performance dynamics around two tightly-spaced condenser mics. Fans of the band include bluegrass traditionalists and those who say they don’t usually like bluegrass.
July 8, 2017
“With several songwriters of widely varying styles among them The Cumberland Collective’s music is an eclectic mixture unified by a sophisticated evocation of its American-ness. Tunes range from folk-pop anthems to country, contemporary soul to old-time talking blues.” – Todd Dills (Overdrive Online)
July 15, 2017
“open air, top down road trip music that glistens loud and proud with contagious energy and blue sky warmth.” -Latest Disgrace
July 22, 2017
BJ Wilbanks & Donna Hopkins
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. Georgia-based BJ Wilbanks’s authentic exploration of love and the pursuit of enlightenment has been referred to as “Back Porch Soul,” fusing the musical roots of Americana, Motown and Delta Blues into an intoxicating blend of Southern Rock.
July 29, 2017
“Folk-rock songstress Jennifer Daniels exudes a persona that is equally gutsy and sensitive, penning confessional tales and attaching them to memorable melodies and rich arrangements.”
Tom Semioli – All Music Guide