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FLYING HIGH:EG Kight will dazzle during a solo performance June 1.
Saturday June 1, 2024 06:00 PM EDT
Cost: From $26.70
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CRITIC’S PICK: The Georgia Songbird continues to tour supportingSticks and Strings (2023), her most popular release, and significantly nominated for Best Acoustic Blues Album at this year’s prestigious Blues Music Awards. She’s solo on this date, the better to appreciate Kight’s emotional, blues-inflected, soulful vocals and allow her to choose from a few decades of albums, all of them pretty great. — Hal Horowitz
$20+. 9 p.m. Eddie’s Attic, 515-B N. McDonough St., Decatur, 30030.404-377-4976. eddiesattic.com

From the venue:

When she talks, the endearing southern drawl draws people in like a magnet. And when she sings, there’s no doubt that EG Kight means business. With her rich vocals, captivating guitar style, and hefty catalog of well-crafted original songs, she has entertained audiences around the globe in true southern style. An indisputable triple threat – as singer, songwriter, and guitar player – Kight’s high-energy shows, with her own unique blend of “country flavored southern fried blues”, appeal to fans across the genres.

As she celebrates over 25 years as a blues artist, Kight’s long and successful career is more proof that the blues is alive and well, and that all ages relate to the music. “The blues is about capturing a genuine feeling and being real, rather than trying to get a lyric or phrase right,” the artist explains about her gritty-over-pretty style.

Staring death in the face twice, and living to tell about it, is her own blues story. And fighting her way back to the stage made the music sweeter, and the thrill of performing for live audiences more meaningful.

Since live music made a comeback after the pandemic, in addition to the occasional solo show, Kight has been touring as a trio, with “the boys,” two of her long-time band members – drummer/percussionist Gary Porter and guitarist/dobro player Ken Wynn. Kight explains how it all came together. “The three of us have performed in my band together for over 20 years, and Gary and Ken are like brothers to me. This stripped-down version with just the three of us allows for a tighter show with sweet harmonies, harp, percussion, drums, dobro, and acoustic guitars.”

Their first foray in the studio with this new musical mindset wrought “The Trio Sessions” record, which garnered three “acoustic album of the year” nominations from various music industry organizations. And Kight received three different “female artist” nods as well.

With 18 total music nominations over the last 25 years, having some of her songs air on TV and in film, having other artists record her original songs, and with a renewed joy in connecting with her fans, Kight has no plans to slow down. She’s writing more new songs and performing more live shows, taking the music to festival stages, clubs, theaters, and house concerts. No matter the stage, wherever she’s making music, she’s at home. It’s what she does. It’s what she loves…

“She’s as classy, sassy, confident and credible as they come. Kight provides new hues for the blues while ensuring they remain compelling and engaging all at the same time.”

– American Songwriter Magazine

More information

At

6a583 Eddie S Attic Magnum
515 N. McDonough St.
Decatur, GA 30030
(404) 377-4976
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neighborhood: #decaturga