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Georgia Songwriter Series will spotlight homegrown talent throughout the state

A songwriter series spotlighting some of Georgia’s homegrown talent will launch later this month as part of the “Year of Georgia Music.”

Produced by the Georgia Department of Economic Development’s Tourism division, the Songwriter Series will present intimate performances around the state by artists including Michelle Malone, Pat Alger and Cole Taylor.

A trio of singer-songwriters is set for each performance, which will include the artist telling stories behind a hit song and performing it as originally written.

All shows begin at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Visit for more information and to purchase tickets.

Here is the full list of performance dates.

July 29 – Artists: EG Kight, Levi Lowery and Greg Hester

Location: Dublin Carnegie, 314 Academy Ave., Dublin

Aug. 20 – Artists: Jake Fussell, Marshall Ruffin and Alia Torres

Location: The Loft Green Room, 1032 Broadway, Columbus

Sept. 21 – Artists: Randall Bramblett, Michelle Malone and Brent Cobb

Location: Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarcliff Road NE, Atlanta

Oct. 7 – Artists: Cole Taylor, Travis Denning and Trea Landon

Location: Albany Museum of Art, 311 Meadowlark Drive, Albany

Nov. 19 – Artists: Pat Alger, Tony Arata and Amy Ray

Location: Holly Theatre, 69 W. Main St., Dahlonega

Dec. 2 – Artists: Lloyd Buchanan, Lola Gulley and Ike Stubblefield

Location: Douglass Theatre, 355 Martin Luther King Dr., Macon

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