SOUTheastern SONGWRITER SERIES
Southeastern Songwriter Series is a monthly showcase for songwriters to meet, discuss industry topics and of course play a few original songs for their peers and music lovers. Whether it’s a seasoned songwriter looking to try out new material or a new songwriter just looking to get their music out, Southeastern Songwriter Series is the place to be heard. Each songwriter will get the chance to play 2 - 3 songs in the the round with other writers. Each takes a turn telling the stories and inspirations behind the song they are about to play. For upcoming dates please visit the Gluestick calendar of events.
ROCK FORE! DOUGH
A MASTER’S WEEK TRADITION (www.rockforedough.com)
With over $1,650,000 raised for the First Tee of Augusta, “Drive For Show, Rock Fore! Dough” has been one of the most successful (and fun!) concert of Master's week. Featuring a variety of headliners such as Darius Rucker, Lady Antebellum, Sam Hunt and many more, Rock Fore! Dough has always drawn a crowd, and all for a great cause.
Since its inception in 1997, The First Tee Network has opened 175 learning facilities worldwide, established over 335 affiliate relationships with existing golf courses and introduced over 2.3 million young people to the game of golf and its inherent positive values. Through after school and in school programs, they help shape the lives of young people from all walks of life by reinforcing values like integrity, respect and perseverance through the game of golf.
All proceeds from Drive for Show, Rock Fore! Dough support The First Tee of Augusta, the Augusta chapter of The First Tee Network.
THE 12 BANDS OF CHRISTMAS
HELPING FAMILIES IN THEIR TIME OF NEED THROUGH THE HEALING POWER OF MUSIC (www.12bands.org)
The 12 Bands of Christmas is a not for profit organization committed to the mission of combining the universal appeal of music with the universal spirit of giving to support the fight against pediatric cancer.
Based in Augusta, Georgia, 12 Bands got its start with a local Christmas concert featuring 12 area artists. A few years later a CD featuring the holiday music was added to the event that raised money for a local Children’s Hospital.
Through the universal gift of music and the consistent commitment of performing artists, 12 Bands Twelve Kids promotes the emotional healing of pediatric cancer patients while providing direct support to their families. These families are struggling to meet daily responsibilities and basic family needs while walking through the most traumatic experience of their lives: a child or adolescent facing cancer, and 12 Bands is there to help.
CELEBRATING THE ANNUAL FOOTBALL RIVALRY BETWEEN THE UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA AND THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA WHILE RAISING MONEY FOR LOCAL CHILDREN’S CHARITIES (www.borderbash.net)
Border Bash is an exciting event in Augusta that brings Georgia Bulldog and South Carolina Gamecock fans together on the Savannah River to celebrate the annual, rivalry football game. 2019 will marked the event’s 26th Anniversary of evenings filled with great music, great entertainment, and great company. Featuring UGA & USC Cheerleaders, each school's mascots - Hairy Dawg & Cocky as well as vendors from around the Southeast, not only is Border Bash a great time, but the money raised at the event benefits many worthwhile causes. The Border Bash Foundation has raised over $900,000 for Children’s Charities in the CSRA.
Past Artists and Distinguished Guests include: Swingin' Medallions, Sister Hazel, Blackberry Smoke, Kristian Bush of Sugarland, Eve 6, Ashley McBryde, Joe Stevenson Band, Classic Rock Allstars, Mother's Finest, Cowboy Mouth, Velcro Pygmies, Whiskey Run, Tokyo Joe, Kevn Kinney of Drivin' N' Cryin', Patrick Davis, Bobby Houck of the Blue Dogs, Phillip Lee Jr., Niki Haris, Heisman Trophy Winner George Rogers, UGA Great Fernando Velasco and more.
HOMETOWN HARMONY PROJECT
COLLABORATIVE EFFORT BETWEEN THE PRESS ON FUND, 12 BANDS OF CHRISTMAS AND RONALD MCDONALD HOUSE CHARITIES OF AUGUSTA (www.hometownharmonyproject.com)
The Hometown Harmony Project is a community of music lovers dedicated to making a difference in the lives of children, and their families, who are being treated for childhood diseases at the Children’s Hospital of Georgia. Inspired by our shared love of great music and our heart for children and families facing the unimaginable, the funds generated through your membership levels will be dedicated to facilitating cutting edge research, providing the hospitality of a home away from home, and lightening the financial burdens these families face in some small way.
WESTOBOU BUILDS COMMUNITY AND INSPIRES CULTURAL CHANGE THROUGH ENGAGING, CREATIVE AND THOUGHT-PROVOKING ARTISTIC EXPERIENCES (www.westoboufestival.com)
Ambitious and innovative, Westobou is an ever-evolving multi-arts festival dedicated to enriching the cultural fabric, economic sustainability and social vitality of the region. Over the course of five fantastic days every autumn, the festival transforms downtown Augusta into a vibrant, creative playground where friends, family, neighbors and visitors connect and celebrate infinite creative possibilities. Gluestick is proud to have provided booking, logistics, artist and event management for Westobou’s music performances every October for the past 5 years.