Acoustic Palette Tent | Music and Art – unplugged expression!
2019 line up to be announced in early May. Check out the 2018 festival bands below.
Decatur First United Methodist Church | 11 am
The DFUMC Music Ministry seeks to build relationships through music. It enhances the congregation’s worship experience by singing, playing eclectic and inspirational music, as well as taking music into the world to share the love of Christ.
Amy Andrews | noon
Born in Baltimore and raised on Sinatra, Motown, show tunes, and country music, Amy is known for brilliant performances, stunning vocals, wit, charm, and candor on stage.
Veronika Jackson | 1:30 pm
Veronika Jackson has taken the acoustic folk guitar and the history of her culture as an African-American woman, and generated her own original, authentic and exciting style of music. Her clear, simple, rhythmic piedmont blues-style guitar picking compliments her performances.
Baatin | 3 pm
Baatin, ex P-Funk player and Otis Redding III music director will be playing an unplugged version of his tribute to Jimi Hendrix and the Blues.
Jimmy Galloway | noon
Infused with various world music elements and electronic manipulation, Galloway draws on influences such as Richard Thompson, Mark Knopfler, Michael Hedges, and Chet Atkins.
catherine the great | 1:30 pm
catherine the great is the solo project of Catherine Backus (the Skipperdees). Her songwriting has drawn numerous accolades, and earned her a feature on the NPR Music Tiny Desk Contest blog and a win at the prestigious Merlefest Chris Austin Songwriting Contest.
Wyatt Espalin | 3 pm
Songwriter/singer/fiddler Wyatt Espalin from Hiawassee, released The Last Leaf this year. It’s his second collection of songs full of humor and passion just like his live performances. He has shared the stage with Indigo Girls, Patty Loveless, Shawn Mullins and many more.
Theater and Literary Arts Committee
Program coordinator: Jerry G. White
Acoustic Palette coordinator: Lauren Tennyson, Jerry G. White