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Justin Sams Band + Control Burn

Join us for a night of unique original songs in an Americana vein from Atlanta's own Justin Sams Band. JSB will be joined by smoking bluegrass outfit Control Burn. It's a Saturday night worth coming out for!

$7 Adv – $10 Door
Doors @ 7 PM

All ticket sales are final. No refunds. Door is Cash Only.


The Justin Sams Band is about the music, purely and simply. Blessed with two principal songwriters, two skilled finger-picking string players and a drummer with a fine touch, The Justin Sams Band delivers original songs that speak to the hearts and souls of their listeners.

Since their inception the 4 members of the Justin Sams Band have been focused on the hard work of building the style and content of their music with care and love. Each song tells a story and hopefully will strike an emotional chord with you as you listen.

Justin Sams Band Official Site
Justin Sams Band on Facebook


Control Burn came together in the spring of 2014. After meeting mandolinist Jay Moore at a local jam session in Marietta, Georgia, guitarist Harris Kendrick suggested that they get together with bassist Tyler Kufta. Harris didn't realize that Tyler and Jay actually knew each other, having played together several years before in the renowned Bluegrass Music Program at East Tennessee State University. Against this backdrop of reunion and friendship, the trio met at Tyler's house for an informal jam session. 

All three members quickly became aware of the dynamic musical chemistry between them at this first session, jamming and calling out tunes into the early hours of the morning. The contagious energy created in that first night of playing led them to get together frequently and quickly they realized something special was going on. In other words, they sounded pretty damn good. 

The trio’s diverse interests and influences, from bluegrass and country to blues, jazz and rock, have helped create a sound that is familiar and relatable, yet unexpected and dynamic. They can burn a fiddle tune at a blazing tempo, then turn on a dime and play a haunting waltz, sing a Bakersfield country number, or cover a classic rock song without anything feeling affected or put-on. The freedom of playing in a small group and crossing musical boundary lines has started these three musicians on an exciting journey – and they invite you to come along. 

Control Burn on Facebook