GG122: Singer Ansley Stewart and Laura Hennighausen of Freedom Park Conservancy

ANSLEY STEWART shares her musical journey from Athens to Atlanta and Laura Hennighausen, Executive Director of FREEDOM PARK CONSERVANCY, shares plans for upcoming year to connect more people with Atlanta's massive greenspace.

Learn more about ALEX GORDON HI FI, whose music you heard on this episode, HERE.

GG 93: Cody Matlock and Peter McDade

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CODY MATLOCK and his Mothership are take all kinds of music to brew up a danceable, funky, soulful stew.

Peter McDade translates his experiences in pop-rock bands Uncle Green and 3 Lb. Thrill into his first novel THE WEIGHT OF SOUND.. and you get a soundtrack to boot! Hear Pay Me Now at the end of his interview.

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GG92: AJ Ghent and Thomas Helland (TDawg)

AJ GHENT has a new cd in the works, and he's taking his neo blues sound on the road in 2018.

The 7TH ANNUAL HOLIDAY HOOTENANNY to support Habitat for Humanity is coming on Dec. 20. TDawg talks about the amazing musicians in attendance and the nod to their missing friend Col. Bruce Hampton.

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GG87: Singer Macy Todd and Samuel Cho of Kollaboration ATL

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MACY TODD explains why she recorded but never released her first album.

Samuel Cho of KOLLABORATION ATL says the organization aims to help Asian-American artists get their start.

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GG81: Jason Collier & playwright Travis Sharp

Trumpeter, composer, & singer JASON COLLIER keeps busy between bands & sharpening his musical craft.

TRAVIS SHARP is one of the stalwarts of Dad's Garage improv theatre and he's written a very special musical based on a Star Wars character you just might remember - Wicket!

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GG74: ChooseATL's Kate Atwood and Abby Wren of Secondhand Swagger

Kate Atwood of CHOOSEATL talks about the resurgence of Atlanta's creative and business community. The non-profit she founded is pretty cool too - Kate's Club.

Abby Wren of SECONDHAND SWAGGER shares her tale of Southern goodness that knows no black or white.

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GG63: Home By Dark & Diane Durrett

James Casto tells how his songwriters in the round concert series HOME BY DARK came about (next show on Jan. 12 See HERE). He says he's just the duct tape holding it together.

DIANE DURRETT shares her story of making music in Atlanta, working with the Grammys, and what she's got cooking next.

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GG57: Georgia Music Partners and Kyshona Armstrong

Stanley Romanstein from GEORGIA MUSIC PARTNERS says there is lots more we can do to promote music to kids & the U.S. from Georgia.

KYSHONA ARMSTRONG is promoting her new cd, The Ride, and talking about her recent overseas tour.

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GG54: C4 Atlanta's Chelsea Steverson, Bumpin' the Mango with Ian Bruh, & Xocolatl's Matt Weyandt

Chelsea Steverson of C4 ATLANTA tells how they work to give artists a leg up in business.

Ian Michael Bruh of BUMPIN THE MANGO says passion for the music, and each other, connects these incredible musicians.

Matt Weyandt of XOCOLATL CHOCOLATE explains how folks are starting to learn about small batch chocolate and why it matters.

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GG45: Atlanta Bicycle Coalition's Rebecca Serna and Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics

Next GOOD GRACIOUS Variety Show on Sat., 8/13!

With Adron, Dad's Garage Comedy Improv, Georgia Mountain String Band, poet Jericho Brown, Anita Aysola, re:imagine/ATL, 48 Hour Film Project. Tickets HERE.

ATLANTA BICYCLE COALITION's Exec. Dir. Rebecca Serna explains how Atlanta is becoming a great biking city but needs our help and talks about upcoming STREETS ALIVE.

Ruby Velle, Scott Clayton, and Spencer Garn of RUBY VELLE & THE SOULPHONICS plan the release of their new album, share music they're listening to - Ibeyi and The Greyhounds, and brag on Atlanta's compassion during challenging times.

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GG42: Cleveland P. Jones and Miles Walker

CLEVELAND P. JONES shares his heart about his upcoming album and performing with ATL Collective.

Mixing Engineer MILES WALKER breaks down Nashville scene, mixing a record like he's done for Rhianna, Katy Perry, Wiz Khalifa, & why Atlanta's a great place to make music.

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GG40: LiveThrive/CHARM Center and soul singer William Bell

Peggy Whitlow Ratcliffe shares LIVE THRIVE mission and their good work with CHARM Recycling in Grant Park.

WILLIAM BELL talks about his soul music career from the 1950s to days with STAX records to his latest album.

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