Bulletin Board April 25 2001
Atlantis rises. The deadline to submit artist showcase applications for the 2001 Atlantis Music Conference has been extended until Tues., May 1st. Visit www.atlantismusic.com or call 770-499-8600 for more information. The conference runs from Aug. 1-4.
The Rock Soul-U-Tion Core is putting together a compilation CD of its member artists. The catch is, you have to be a member. Yearly dues are $10 for individuals, $30 for bands. Get the details by writing to: The Rock Soul-U-Tion Core c/o Brian Adams, 3207 Henderson Mill Road, Apt. P-4, Atlanta, GA 30341. Deadline for submissions is May 1.
Get jazzed. WRFG 89.3 recently announced its first Community Jazz Awards will be named after the late Paul Mitchell, a highly regarded figure in Atlanta's jazz scene as an educator, composer, pianist and leader of the longstanding Paul Mitchell Trio. Artists are nominated by their peers in the local jazz community, and a panel of five judges picks the winners in five categories. The ceremony is slated for Sun., June 24, at the Fernbank Museum. Contact Kevin Oliver at WRFGJazz@hotmail.com.
May flowers. The Star Bar's Wednesday night residency band for May is Nillah. They're inviting other grrrl-fronted Atlanta rockers such as the Stimulants, Alastor, Posh Digs, Weaklazyliar, STB, Salome's Wish and Faith Kleppinger to open the shows.