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30A Songwriter’s Fest

If You Go… This year’s 11th Anniversary 30A Songwriter’s Festival lineup brings together more than 195 songwriters, over 250 performances at more than 25 local venues from large outdoor stages to small intimate cafés! Popular ones include 723 Whiskey Bravo featuring casual, coastal cuisine, creative cocktails and amazing open-air rooftop seating; AJ’s Grayton Beach serving […]

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30A Songwriter Radio Artist Spotlight: Logan Pilcher 

By Josette Rhodes Every so often an artist comes along with that little something special. As you hear their song, you find yourself listening a bit deeper, you feel your head tilt as you pause to catch every tone and word. A hush will move through the audience as the attention of the crowd is […]

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Studio 237 Music School; Magical Musical Moments for 2020

By Lisa Cyr When congratulating our youngest son, Luke, on his 26th birthday, I mentioned to him a song entitled “Clair de Lune” (moonlight) by Claude Debussy which he performed on piano at around age 12.  I recall him performing it beautifully. His response was: “I remember I took up learning to play piano because […]

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Rest in Peace Franko “Washboard” Jackson”

By Josette Rhodes, 30A Songwriter Radio When you live in a small town and you listen closely you will hear its heartbeat. A heartbeat fueled by the passion of its residents; a collective orchestra pulsing through our lives. And sometimes, if we are lucky enough, we get to meet the bandleader. For many of us, the music, […]

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Sinfonia Presents Holiday Pops Concert featuring Matthew Morrison

Join Sinfonia for the most festive holiday concert along the Gulf Coast featuring Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-nominated singer/actor of the stage and screen Matthew Morrison. Morrison joins Sinfonia’s full orchestra for an evening of the most cherished holiday medleys, plus many of the songs that he has performed throughout his incredible career including […]

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Life Skills from Music Lessons – Studio 237

My favorite life skill is, “Take what you do know, to figure out what you don’t know.”  I have it posted on my piano room door just high enough for a student’s eyes to see it over the piano. As a student gazes wearily at the sheet music, trying to make sense of all the […]

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30A Songwriter Radio’s Artist Spotlight: LAURA VIDA

By Josette Rhodes I had the pleasure of meeting Laura Vida when she came into 30A Songwriter Radio on our Tuesday Night Open Mic. The first thing I noticed about her was her presence. She is the type of person that you feel when she walks into a room. There seems to be a spark […]

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Studio 237 Music School: Heart Strings

By Lisa Cyr “I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music.” -Albert Einstein Albert Einstein loved to play violin.  In the same way that each person is unique, each musical instrument has a unique attractiveness.  Love at first sight becomes love at first sound.  Like a relationship, one must spend concentrated time […]

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30A Songwriter  Radio Artist Spotlight: Cameron Slade Mitchell

By Jasmine Carroll With so many outstanding musicians in our quaint little town, one may start to believe there is something in the water that cultivates creativity in its locals. Cameron Slade Mitchell is certainly one of those locals. While there is likely magic in our gulf waters, musical talent doesn’t come without years of […]

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Baytowne Wharf Tribute Band Weekend Set for November 8-10

The Village of Baytowne Wharf is thrilled to be bringing back Tribute Weekend this fall Friday November 8th- Sunday November 10th! Rock out the weekend and enjoy live music from great tribute bands. Grab your blankets and lawn chairs and meet us on the events plaza lawn for a jam-packed weekend of incredible talent. Friday […]

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