A Special Performance at Caffeine Addicts
7819 Nashville Street
Ringgold GA 30736
Date: Sat. Feb 6, 6:30PM to 09:00PM
Price: $5 donation
Phone: (706) 935-3355
Jed Marum and Rickey Pittman present Confederate American history through song and story. In their presentation, Pittman’s narrative story and Marum’s songs retell tales and reveal experiences from memoirs, diaries and histories – in a light and color that is personal, meaningful and true. They bring to life the heroes of the time, and pass on their message to a modern age. Celtic and Folk/Bluegrass performer Jed Marum in concert with guest speaker, author/historian Rickey Pittman. The music is from and about the period of the War Between the States and includes songs that Jed has recorded for licensed to TV and film projects (PBS, Playboy Channel and independent theater releases).
This is a chance to meet Pittman and Marum up close and personal. Time will be allowed for questions and answers – and for mingling. Fine food and soft beverages will be available.
If you are a collector, historian, or just interested in the War Between the States, you can also see Pittman and Marum at:
The 14th Annual Chickamauga Civil War Show
Times: Sat, Feb 6 and Sun Feb 07.Sat 9am to 5pm Sun 9am to 3pm
Admission Price: $10
Event Address: Northwest Georgia Trade Center
2211 Dug Gap Battle Road
Dalton GA 30720-3863
For more information on this show, email email@example.com
Or call 770-267-0989
ABOUT THE PERFORMERS:
Jed Marum is widely known in the world of Celtic and Folk/Bluegrass music as a compelling performer and gifted songwriter. His music plays on the radio airwaves around the globe and in soundtracks for internationally released films, and for television series shown on PBS and HBO/Playboy Channel. He performs over 150 shows every year at festivals and concerts throughout the USA. To date Marum has released 9 albums on Boston Road Records.
Jed Marum ‘s album, CROSS OVER THE RIVER; A Confederate Collection recently won the 2009 JP Folk Album of the Year Award. From the over 42,000 albums published in 2009 and distributed around the world by big record labels, solo artists and indie labels alike, JP Folk selected CROSS OVER THE RIVER; A Confederate Collection as Album of the Year – in the Traditional/Folk category. The album was also was nominated for the 2009 Southern Heritage Award. Visit the performer’s websites for more information:
RICKEY E. PITTMAN
Rickey E. Pittman, storyteller, author, and guitarist/singer was the Grand Prize Winner of the 1998 Ernest Hemingway Short Story Competition, and is originally from Dallas, Texas. Pittman presents his stories, music and programs at schools, libraries, organizations, Civil War Reenactments, and Scottish, Irish, and Celtic festivals throughout the South. He is a certified Secondary Gifted English teacher and currently teaches freshman composition for Louisiana Delta Community College, the University of Louisiana at Monroe and Virginia College Online. His books include: Jim Limber Davis: A Black Orphan in the Confederate White House, Stonewall Jackson’s Black Sunday School, Stories of the Confederate South, and The Scottish Alphabet, all with Pelican Publishing. You can learn more about this award-winning author at his website: http://rickeypittman.com/