Group That Features "Cocaine Bear" To Appear At Barrelhouse Ballroom

  • Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Americana band YARN will perform at Barrelhouse Ballroom on Thursday, Feb. 16, to support the tongue-in-cheek 70's style country ballad “Cocaine Bear” (LISTEN) out 2/24.

Inspired by the unbelievable but true story from a 1985 New York Times article about a bear that was found dead near a cargo of cocaine that went down near the Tennessee/Georgia border, it has become one of Yarn’s most requested songs at their live shows.

About two years ago, fans started sending articles about a movie being made called, “Cocaine Bear”. Perfect opportunity for this quirky tune. After calls and emails to the producers, they passed, and the song will not be in the movie. But, the group already had a studio session booked in Jersey to continue working on Yarn’s next two studio releases, so it was decided to start the day with the first studio recording of Yarn’s original song “Cocaine Bear.”

ArtsBridge Foundation Announces Nominees For 2023 Shuler Awards
  • 3/23/2023

In a special online presentation in partnership with Georgia Public Broadcasting, ArtsBridge Foundation today announced the nominees for the 15th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards, ... more

Lee University School Of Music To Present Faculty Recital Monday
  • 3/22/2023

Lee University will host a faculty recital with James Frost, tenor; Gordon James, horn; and Dr. ChoEun Lee, piano; on Monday at 7:30 p.m. in Pangle Hall. The concert will feature “Serenade” ... more

Lee University Hosts Marimba Madness March 26
Lee University Hosts Marimba Madness March 26
  • 3/22/2023

Lee University will host “Marimba Madness,” a percussion studio concert, on Sunday, March 26, at 3 p.m. in Squires Recital Hall, located in Lee’s Humanities Center. This event will feature ... more