01 Mar

Georgia On My Mind Benefit Concert Goes Lakeside April 17, 2021

There’s not an event around that hasn’t been impacted by COVID-19 and the annual Georgia On My Mind benefit concert at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville is no exception. Last year, the concert was re-imagined as a live-stream benefit and this year, Gretsch Presents the 8th Annual Georgia On My Mind moves Lakeside at Five Arrow Farms in Social Circle, Georgia on April 17, 2021. The outdoor, socially distanced concert features performances by

25 Nov

Georgia Music Relief Fund Established by Georgia Music Foundation

The Georgia Music Foundation has established the Georgia Music Relief Fund to provide grants to professional musicians and technical crew who are experiencing financial hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Grants of no less than $500 each will be awarded to eligible applicants as long as funds remain available. “No one could have ever predicted that almost overnight, musicians and crew members would lose their ability to play live or tour for a full year or more,” says songwriter and Georgia...

02 Jul

Otis Music Camp 2.0 at Boys & Girls Club of Albany

The Georgia Music Foundation, Mrs. G’s Music Foundation and the Otis Redding Foundation join forces to present a week-long summer music camp for the Boys and Girls Club of Albany July 6-10, 2020. Boys and Girls Club attendees will participate in “OMC 2.0: The Virtual Experience,” an interactive, online version of the robust Otis Music Camp that has grown exponentially in Macon over the past 13 years. The virtual experience continues Otis Redding’s mission of enhancing and motivating young minds...

13 May

Georgia On My Mind Goes Virtual on May 26, 2020

Traditionally hosted at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN, the seventh annual “Gretsch Presents Georgia On My Mind” concert benefiting the Georgia Music Foundation will reach a global audience this year with an online musical event Tuesday, May 26 (8:00 PM/ET; 7:00 PM/CT) hosted by Amy Ray of the Indigo Girls and artist/songwriter Brent Cobb. Directed by photographer/filmmaker Curtis Wayne Millard, “Gretsch Presents Georgia On My Mind” will be streamed on Facebook.com/Georgiamusic and at GeorgiaMusicFoundation.org. The Peach Pickers host the 5th Annual Georgia On My Mind...

29 May

Peach Pickers Host Georgia On My Mind Concert July 17

Each year, the Peach Pickers – Rhett Akins, Dallas Davidson, and Ben Hayslip – assemble a blue-chip group of friends for an evening of music at the historic Ryman Auditorium to benefit the Georgia Music Foundation. Peach Pickers at at the Ryman (2018 photo by Terry Wyatt/Getty Images) The 2019 lineup includes: Dallas Davidson Rhett Akins Ben Hayslip Jamey Johnson John Berry Craig Campbell Michael Ray Brent Cobb Colt Ford Amy Ray Lindsay Ell Travis Denning Ray Fulcher Russell Moore & IIIrd...