Southern roots singer, songwriter and guitarist Mark Miller performs with special guests Classical Mountain Fiddles (featuring classical musicians Tiffany Watson + Erica Ransbottom, and bluegrass musician David Ellis), and Melissa Callender & Jody Hughes!
$8 Adv – $10 Door
Doors @ 7 PM
Mark Miller is an Atlanta based singer, songwriter and guitarist. While holding advanced degrees in music and theology, including a Master of Sacred Music from Emory University, at his core, Mark is a southern roots musician. His latest recording, Songs That Got Me Through – Live at Eddie’s Attic, is a collection of original songs, American folk hymns and covers by Americana legends the likes of Townes Van Zandt and Blind Willie McTell. In 2013, he released Half Way Through, his first collection of original songs in a decade. In 2010, along with Buddy Greene, Parrish Ellis of The Wyos, and Atlanta musical staples, Tyrone Jackson and Bill Hatcher, he recorded Ain’t It Grand: The Gospel Songs of Blind Willie McTell. This past year, he has shared the stage with the likes of Patrick Park, Paul McDonald, The Roosevelts, The Well Reds and Shane and Shane. As a church musician, Mark has served as Director of Music and Worship at churches in Georgia and Florida.
Classical Mountain Fiddles is a group of two seasoned classical musicians and one seasoned bluegrass musician, formed to test the boundaries between their two forms of music. Members are:
Tiffany Watson (violin / viola) holds a Bachelor Degree in music performance from University of North Texas. In addition to her duties in Classical Mountain Fiddles, she is a regular member of the group Classy Chicks Trio. Tiffany serves as a guest violinist at several Atlanta area churches and has performed with Michael Buble’, Wynonna, Michael Gungor, Edwin McCain and has also performed with Phil Keaggy while touring with the Irish group Celtic Thunder and served our US Troops in Cuba through performance as well.
Erica Ransbottom (cello / mandolin) holds a Bachelor of Music degree in Violoncello performance from Georgia State University and has studied with many world renowned instructors. Erica is a regular member of Luna Strings Trio. Erica serves as guest cellist at several Atlanta area churches and has performed with Amy Grant, Keith & Krystin Getty, Edwin McCain and Trampled By Turtles.
David Ellis (fiddle / mandolin / banjo / guitar) has been a mainstay in the Atlanta music scene for 35 years. He has performed with and recorded with several Atlanta based groups. David is a go to person for multi-instrumental performance with several bluegrass, country and acoustic rock bands in the Atlanta area, performing with such notables as Cedar Hill, 3 Way Street, Shaky Jane, and also with duo partners Melissa Callendar, and Leah Register. David also serves as guest musician at several Atlanta area churches and has performed for our troops in Singapore, Fort Gordon GA and Fort Benning GA. And David has also performed with Atlanta BlueGrace in Moscow Russia at the International House of Music.