The WoodSongs Dalton 2020 Concert series will kick off its tenth year with Grammy Nominee band Wild Rose on Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Wink Theater. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. with the Burchfield Family band opening.
The concert series features national and regional Americana music, providing the North Georgia area with family friendly music while benefiting local non-profits.
The January concert will also honor the Girl Scouts of America in Northwest Georgia. Girls Scouts will be admitted to the concert free if wearing their sash or vest.
Review for Wild Rose:
The all woman Grammy Nominee band Wild Rose was founded by the talented multi-instrumentalist Wanda Vick Burchfield, who got her start as a session player and musician for Lynn Anderson. The band is composed of Pamela Gadd (lead and background vocals, banjo), Kathy Mac (bass guitar, vocals), Pam Perry (lead and harmony vocals, guitar, mandolin), Nancy Given Gardner (drums, vocals), and Wanda Vick Burchfield (guitar, mandolin, fiddle, Dobro, steel guitar).
The title track of their first album Breakin’ New Ground made it to the top 20 as was their hit Go Down Swingin’. In addition to performing at numerous venues in the United States and Europe, the band has had appearances on Hee Haw, Crook and Chase, and Nashville Now.
Band spokesperson Pam Perry, said that “they are all excited and looking forward to performing in Dalton for their 30th anniversary celebration.”
Review for The Burchield Family:
Opening for Wild Rose, will be The Burchfield Family, known for their inspired arrangements of hymns, spirituals, and originals that feature heartfelt vocals, family harmonies and skillfully played instruments. Mark (bass) and Wanda (fiddle, banjo, dobro, mandolin, and guitar), have both had successful careers in music in Nashville and have toured worldwide with major artists, performed regularly on national TV, the Grand Ole Opry, and Gaither Videos and as studio musicians they have recorded for motion pictures, jingles, and hundreds of artists in many musical genres. Artists they have recorded for or toured with include, Dolly Parton, Taylor Swift, Alabama, Billy Ray Cyrus, Sandi Patti, Vestal Goodman and many, many more.
This regionally acclaimed concert series features emerging and established performers and will be held at the Wink Theater, at 115 Crawford St. in downtown Dalton. During its 10-year history the series has featured performers who are Grammy nominees and recipients, and or received recognition for their talents by the International Bluegrass Music Association and SPBGMA. The concert series is sponsored in part by the Dalton Convention and Visitors Bureau, Friends of WoodSongs, and numerous local business sponsors.
Tickets are available at the Dalton Freight Depot Gift Shop, The Ice Castle, Bigham Discount Music, at the door, and online. Proceeds from the concert will benefit the DEO Clinic, a 501(c)3 that provides medical care to low income uninsured individuals. Proceeds up to $2500 will be matched by Modern Woodmen of America.
For tickets or more information about the concert series visit: www.woodsongsdalton.com.