Honeysuckle Roads

History, Music, and Happenings. Based in Atlanta and DC

“Crazy” on Kent Street: A Trip to the Patsy Cline Historic House in Winchester, Virginia

She was the first female solo performer inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame.  As one of the first pop-country crossover superstars, she achieved more in her thirty years than most realize in a lifetime, her legendary life tragically... Continue Reading →

Rockabilly Ranch Party: Honeysuckle Roads Checks out Today’s D.C.-area Rockabilly Scene with the Rock-A-Sonics, Ryan Cain and the Ables, and More 3-24-18

If you've followed my posts from Atlanta, you know how much I enjoy rockabilly music.  I have been searching for the same kind of music scene since I moved back to the D.C. area.  I'd heard that D.C. was an... Continue Reading →

The Gibson Brothers at D.C. Bluegrass Festival 2018!

Honeysuckle Roads visited the annual D.C. Bluegrass Festival, and arrived to see the headliners of the night, The Gibson Brothers!  Comprised of brothers Leigh (vocals, guitar) and Eric Gibson (vocals, banjo, guitar), their band includes Jesse Brock on mandolin, Clayton... Continue Reading →

Odetta Hartman and Jack Inslee at Luce Unplugged: Americana Goes Electronic

Dear Readers, Here's my first post since my move to the D.C. area!  Itching for a live music event, I noticed that the Luce Foundation Center, at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, hosts a free concert series known as the... Continue Reading →

Horton’s Holiday Hayride at The Masquerade with Reverend Horton Heat, Big Sandy, Junior Brown, and The Blasters! 12-1-17

As blessed as I've been with shows this year,  Old Saint Nick has been particularly generous this Christmas! On the first of December, Horton's Holiday Hayride came to Atlanta!  Not only did I witness the rollicking revelry that is Reverend... Continue Reading →

Michelle Malone and Drag the River Reunites! The 9-30-17 Show at City Winery Atlanta

After a break, Honeysuckle Roads is back to present a post on one of Atlanta's favorite musicians (and bands)!  Having heard so much about Michelle Malone since I came to live in Atlanta, when I found out she was playing... Continue Reading →

Wild Women Don’t Get the Blues: Francine Reed and The Shadows at Blind Willie’s 9-23-17

At long last, Honeysuckle Roads made its first trip to Blind Willie's.  The storied blues club, named after the even more storied Georgia bluesman Blind Willie McTell, has provided a home for lovers of the blues since 1986.  But it... Continue Reading →

Honeysuckle Roads in the Lowcountry: A Night at The Jazz Corner on Hilton Head Island

If any readers were affected by Hurricane Irma, my thoughts are with you.  I traveled back to Atlanta from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina the day before the mandatory evacuation.  Traveling north with all the Florida evacuees made the emergency... Continue Reading →

Rockabilly Reckoning 2017: Little Lesley and the Bloodshots, Billy Harlan, and Hot Rod Walt and the Psycho DeVilles!

I ran into the bar in the pouring rain. The parking lot was filled with classic cars in an array of colors that sat like statues in the midst of the downpour, a typical summer thunderstorm in Georgia that catches... Continue Reading →

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