Date(s) - 03/21/2020
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Doors open at 7 pm, show starts at 7:30 pm. $5 suggested cash donation. Please bring items to support North Fulton Community Charities (see below for list). Our performers rely on tips and merch sales, so you should bring some extra cash for them (and maybe buying refreshments).
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/584254252158371/
Our performers this month will be Bob Bakert and Acoustic Bridge! See below for more info.
The North Fulton Community Charities food pantry, located at 11270 Elkins Road, Roswell, has a continual need for food and staple products. Here is the list from their website as of March 8th:
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Bob Bakert is a regular performer at the Common Grounds Coffee House. Bob has a passion for music that is evident in all that he does. He has the kind of talent that only comes from a lifetime of dedication and practice. He has a wonderful voice, is extremely talented on guitar and is just an all-around great entertainer. Bob is very well connected and respected within the Atlanta music community. He has a life-long love of music and has returned to school to continue to study music and master his craft at Georgia State. Bob has been instrumental in keeping the Hungry Ear Coffee House going and we are eternally grateful that Bob was willing to help us get the Common Grounds Coffee House up and running. We couldn’t have done it without him.
About Kevin Walsh: Bassist and vocalist, Kevin Walsh performs in a wide variety of styles … R&B, Rock and Roll, Folk & Americana. Kevin has recorded and toured in the US and Canada with the Acoustic group Windfall, and has done 2 tours of Ireland with the Americana group, Rhythm Road. He is has lived and performed as
a singer, guitarist and bassist in the Atlanta area for the last 4 years.
About Mike Cerra: Mike has been playing and writing longer than he should probably admit in mixed company. A very talented multi-instrumentalist and singer, he has performed with multiple electric bands as well as acoustically for both vocal and solo instrumental music.
About Celia McDermott: An early love of singing brought her to study arranging and vocals at Berklee College of Music. She performed locally with and without her guitar in the Boston, New York, and Atlanta areas for years in many various groups, featuring many varied styles of music.
She served many years as an assistant choir director for a vibrant music ministry, spent ten years directing and singing in “Cheaper Than Therapy”, an a cappella group, has been a featured singer on many recordings, and has performed with many different musicians in the Atlanta area, crossing genres spanning from jazz to rock to Americana to gospel, including several years of being a featured soloist for the ASO Gospel Choir.
Together, Kevin, Mike, and Celia bring an eclectic set of interesting arrangements of songs ranging from Americana to folk to popular, as well as beautiful originals, to Common Grounds.
Facebook page: Acoustic Bridge