Steve Coughlin - (Set time: 9:30 PM)
Steve Coughlin, BMI Recording Artist, singer/songwriter, calls Hartwell, GA, his homebase. Crystal clear waters and Whispering Pines create the pristine backdrop on which he paints his Smooth Southern Sound. His debut album, Out of the Cold, and follow-up album, Wings of Home are charting across the South and getting more popular in Europe. Both albums were produced by Davis Causey, with special guests, Randall Bramblett and Tom Ryan.
Steve's love songs, songs of loss or classic country storytelling have taken listeners on a journey they won't soon forget.
Steve is backed by Probable Cause Band, all highly accomplished musicians. Led by Wayne Bailey on lead guitar, M. Scott Calloway, bass/rhythm guitar, Brandon Eaton on drums, Allison Robarts on percussion and Karen Tucker on keyboard, the band, through a lot of hard work, have brought his vision to life.
Together with Probable Cause, Steve's concerts are for anyone who enjoys good music and great fun.
Sarah Zuniga - (Set time: 8:00 PM)
Sarah Zúñiga is a New York born singer-songwriter and guitarist who has made Athens, Georgia her home. A recent graduate of the University of Georgia with a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs, she spent her senior year abroad at The University of Oxford in England. However, over the past twelve years--since the age of 11--Sarah has been in the entertainment business as a catalogue model, actress, and singer. She has studied acting and music in New York, instructed by veteran professionals from The New York University Tisch School of the Arts, The Metropolitan Opera, and Broadway. Her performances range from non-profit fundraisers for cancer research to neighborhood pubs in Ireland and England. Most notably, she has also played popular Athens and Atlanta venues such as Hendershots Coffee Bar, The Vinyl/Center Stage, The Georgia Theatre Rooftop, and The Foundry where she was showcased among those considered The Best of Unknown Athens. A top five finalist for the 2017 Vic Chestnutt Songwriter of the Year Award, Sarah has also opened for critically acclaimed Americana singer/songwriter Elliot Bronson. Zuniga is an American of Ecuadorian and Nicaraguan descent. She writes in Spanish and English, compiling an impressive body of work representing folk, coffeehouse, and alternative genres. Some of which are featured on her debut album, Someday Soon, officially released on Spotify, iTunes, GooglePlay, Apple Music, and Amazon!
Already The Flagpole—a famous alternative newsweekly committed to the best of Athens, Georgia’s art and culture—has acknowledged Sarah’s work with an honorable mention. She is committed to reaching a major audience, inspiring hopeful realism through catchy melodies and raw, honest lyrics reflecting her deep concern for both a vibrant humanity and a thriving Earth. To that end, her ever passionate work esteems self-reflection, the pursuit of meaningful relationships, and sustainable, eco-friendly environmental practices.
You may find her on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube as SarahZunigaMusic.