WABE’S Sounds Like ATL Spotlights Folk Music of Atlanta

Amy Ray hosts performances by Rising Appalachia, Eliot Bronson and Joy Conaway 7/12 at City Winery

Watch on WABE TV or wabe.org later.

ATLANTA (6/30/2022)—WABE, Atlanta’s choice for NPR and PBS, highlights the folk music of Atlanta with July’s WABE presents SOUNDS LIKE ATL live music show. Grammy Award–winner Amy Ray of Indigo Girls is hosting a folk-music lineup that includes Atlanta favorites Rising Appalachia, Eliot Bronson and Joy Conaway starting 8 p.m., Tuesday, July 12 at City Winery. Tickets are available now at citywinery.com.

Rising Appalachia is internationally known for blending urban, folk and world music, while Eliot Bronson’s unique singing style has earned him global attention and acclaim. Atlanta-based singer-songwriter Joy Conaway is a known American-folk storyteller. 

Built around a desire to amplify Atlanta’s diverse and world-renowned musical community, each WABE presents SOUNDS LIKE ATL concert features live performances from a fresh lineup representing a variety of genres. Season 1 of the Tuesday-night, live-music series runs through November 8 at City Winery. 

Upcoming shows include:

  • August: ATL Hometown Heroes
  • September: Latinx American Heritage
  • October: LGBTQ Pride

Stay tuned to @WABEATL on social for more information on performers, dates, and times. Complete lineups are also available on wabe.org and citywinery.com a month prior to the show.


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