4 Best Atlanta Folk Concerts this month

Don’t miss our epic guide to the best Folk concerts in Atlanta this month.

Jun 01, 2021 by Kwhen Finance Editors

4 Best Atlanta Folk Concerts this month

Don't miss any of the best Folk concerts in Atlanta this month. From The Turtles with The Association and Chuck Negron and The Cowsills and The Vogues and Shovels & Rope with John Moreland, to Billy Dean and Greensky Bluegrass, find all the best concerts in Atlanta with our guides. This list of the best concerts in Atlanta is designed to help with your last-minute showgoing plans. Get your tickets now!

The Turtles with The Association and Chuck Negron and The Cowsills and The Vogues

The Turtles with The Association and Chuck Negron and The Cowsills and The Vogues

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When & Where

Sat, June 05, 2021, 11:00pm

The Turtles were an American rock band led by vocalists Howard Kaylan and Mark Volman, later known as Flo & Eddie. The band had several Top 40 hits beginning with their cover version of Bob Dylan's "It Ain't Me Babe" in 1965. They scored their biggest and best-known hit in 1967 with the song "Happy Together".

The Cowsills are an American singing group from Newport, Rhode Island, six siblings noted for performing professionally and singing harmonies at an early age, later with their mother. The band was formed in the spring of 1965 by brothers Bill, Bob, and Barry Cowsill; and shortly thereafter with their brother John. Originally Bill and Bob played guitar and Barry played the drums. When John learned to play drums and joined the band, Barry began playing bass. After their initial success, the brothers were joined by their siblings Susan and Paul and their mother Barbara. A seventh sibling, Bob's twin brother Richard, was never part of the band during its heyday, although he occasionally appeared with them in later years.

The Association is an American sunshine pop band from California. During the late 1960s, the band had numerous hits at or near the top of the Billboard charts and were the lead-off band at 1967's Monterey Pop Festival. They are noted for intricate vocal harmonies by the band's multiple singers.

The Vogues are an American vocal group from Turtle Creek, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh. The original lineup consisted of Bill Burkette, Don Miller, Hugh Geyer, and Chuck Blasko.

Charles "Chuck" Negron is an American singer-songwriter, best known as one of the three lead vocalists in the rock band Three Dog Night, which he helped to form in 1968.

Shovels & Rope with John Moreland

Shovels & Rope with John Moreland

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When & Where

Mon, June 14, 2021, 12:00am

John Robert Moreland is an American singer-songwriter from Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Shovels & Rope are an American folk duo from Charleston, South Carolina composed of husband and wife Michael Trent and Cary Ann Hearst. Combining threads from their individual solo careers, Shovels & Rope blends traditional folk, rock and roll and country rock.

Greensky Bluegrass

Greensky Bluegrass

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When & Where

Sat, June 26, 2021, 12:00am

Greensky Bluegrass is a five-piece American bluegrass/Country/ band founded in Kalamazoo, Michigan in Mid-2000. The band has evolved over the years, growing from 3 to 5 members, adding electric effects and touring with a full light show. "The whole notion of “traditional bluegrass” strangely remains a sticking point for plenty of the genre's faithful. Partly because of their name, every article written about the band addresses the fact that what Greensky does is “not quite” bluegrass. These depths have been plumbed. In fact, in their own promotional material, GSBG describes their sound as “their own version of bluegrass music, mixing the acoustic stomp of a stringband with the rule-breaking spirit of rock & roll.” Greensky Bluegrass is known for their improvisation, multiple set shows, and open audience recording policy and have broken through to a multi genre fanbase covering songs from Bruce Springsteen, Aerosmith, John Hartford, Dawes, Phish, The Grateful Dead, Rolling Stones, Princ

Billy Dean

Billy Dean

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When & Where

Sat, June 26, 2021, 11:30pm

William Harold Dean Jr. is an American country music singer and songwriter. Billy Dean first gained national attention after appearing on the television talent competition Star Search. Active as a recording artist since 1990, he has recorded a total of eight studio albums and a greatest hits package which is also certified gold. His studio albums have accounted for more than 20 hit singles on the Billboard country charts, including 11 Top Ten hits. In 2000, he had a Billboard Number one as a guest artist along with Allison Kraus on Kenny Rogers' "Buy Me a Rose", and had two Number Ones on the RPM country charts in Canada.

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