Our Sunday Teen Band “Cellophane Flowers” will be performing in this year’s Lanta Gras Parade! They’ll be on the float graciously provided by Sara Thurston and the Calavera Krewe.

Lanta Gras provides music scholarships and instruments to kids within the Jackson Cluster and we’re so thankful to continue our partnership with them.

The parade starts at 1:00 pm on 1/28. Hope to see you there! ⚜️ 🎉

, , , Adults Winter Recital 1/24 8PM

 

The Adults Winter Recital is around the corner! The show will be at 8:00 pm on 1/24 at Eddie’s Attic.

If you are interested in performing, you can register via the student portal. Both performers and attendees are required to purchase tickets either at the door or online.

Looking forward to seeing you there!

, , , Fall Drum Recital 2022

The Fall Drum Recital is a week away ! This will be held here in the lobby at Guitar Shed at 6:30 pm. We ask that everyone aim to arrive here by 6:15. There will be light refreshments following the performance.

See you on the 23rd!

Thanks to everyone for coming out to the Oakhurst Porchfest! It continues to get bigger and better each year.

We had a lot of Guitar Shedders participate this year and had a blast hearing everyone in the community perform. Looking forward to next year!

We are very excited for the Kirkwood Wine Stroll this Friday! We have two Guitar Shed ensembles performing – The Bobcats and Cosmik Debris.

Check out the Wine Stroll website for more info and we hope to see you there!

The Fall Student Showcase is next month! This showcase will be held again at Waller’s Coffee Shop in Decatur and will feature many of our talented students and bands.

To register for the showcase, please talk with your teacher and then sign-up through the student portal. Please contact the front desk if you have any questions!

Thanks to everyone who came out to ShedFest! ShedFest was held at a great new Atlanta music venue, The Garden Club at Wild Heaven West End, with music inside The Garden Club and the artist market outside in the Wild Heaven lawn area. The music lineup featured four great local bands: Voodoo Visionary, Casual Cadenza, Rujen, and The Norm. There was a little something for everybody with genres spanning from indie to rock to hip-hop to funk!

We look forward to the continual growth of this event for years to come! We raised $1000 for Lanta Gras this year, and we will continue our efforts through ShedFest to provide access to instruments and music lessons for kids in our community. You can donate to Lanta Gras year-round in support of this great initiative!

, , , Fall Student Showcase – 10/18
Announcing our Fall Virtual Student Showcase!
10/18 – 6 pm – deadline to submit 10/14

All performances will be broadcast on our Facebook Page. Below are some guidelines for submitting your performance.

-Please keep videos under 2 minutes
-Have your teacher send you an accompaniment track to play along with if necessary
-Dress up, play outside, set up a mini-concert hall, play with family members, get creative, and have fun with it!
-Make sure the video is well lit and the performer is clearly visible in the frame
-Upload your video to YouTube (if you are unable to upload the video to YouTube send us the file and we’ll upload it)
-Join the watch party and share it with friends and family

Uploading your video to YouTube
1) Under Audience – click “No, it’s not made for kids” (this makes it possible to add the video to our playlist)
2) Visibility – click unlisted
3) Email the link to [email protected]

Our Spring Student Showcase registration is now open in the student portal. Please check with your child’s teacher to make sure they are ready to perform before signing them up. Teacher contact info is available in the student portal. Registration is open to kids and teens and all instruments except drums (due to space limitations). This is a free event and open to the public.

To sign up, click on the event in the student portal and click “Register” 

When: Saturday, March 21st from 2:00-4:00 pm 
Where: The Pullman – 1992 Hosea L Williams Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30317 

Our Student Showcases are a great way to hone your chops in an open, informal environment. We hope to see you there! 



It has been a busy month at Guitar Shed with two packed recitals! Our Kids, Tweens, and Teens all had some very memorable performances. I am continually impressed by the creativity, talent, and emotion on display at our recitals.

Students prepared songs old and new as well as songs of their own. Our teachers worked diligently to prepare accompaniments and made sure that everything ran smoothly on stage. Parents and grandparents sat nervously in the audience and held back tears of pride. We were fortunate to perform at two of the finest music venues in Atlanta to a full house. Thank you, everyone, for your participation and support! 

Looking ahead, we will be closed for a few holiday breaks so please check the calendar below.

Happy Thanksgiving!


Upcoming Calendar

November 27 – December 1 – CLOSED for Thanksgiving Break
December 21 – January 4 – CLOSED for Winter Break
January 16 – Adult House Band Rehearsal – 8 pm
January 19 – Adults Recital at Eddie’s Attic – 8 pm
January 20 – CLOSED for MLK Day