695 North Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30308
7:00 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, 2013
Fri, Feb 22 On Sale: Jan/21ShoopAbby Wren | Prisca | Nanyana | Cintia | Maggie Smith | Tara SimonPurgatory7:00 PM | $6.00 ADV | All Ages
ShoopAtlanta, and the state of Georgia is known for excellent music and throughout history many of the nation’s iconic talents have come from Atlanta and the south. We all know Ray Charles, Otis Redding, and moving forward in time, The Black Crowes, Widespread Panic, and Usher, among many many others.
We also have some amazing talents who happen to be women. Gladys Knight, Lena Horne, The Indigo Girls, Michelle Malone, Trisha Yearwood, and many more! Shoop is a showcase of what is currently happening in Atlanta and statewide in music by talented musicians, who yes, happen to be women!
On this first edition of “Shoop” we will be showcasing 6 women who, in our humble…Read More
Abby WrenI began experimenting with my vocal abilities at the age of 6. I was involved in my chorus in school and in church. As I grew older, my passion for music grew larger. I knew that I was connected from the start.
I moved to Atlanta in 2006. I have had lots of creative opportunities and have played with lots of amazing musicians from seedy bars to dainty weddings over the years and its just been one big roller coaster ride..the ride that you don’t wanna quit, though. I love it.
In 2009, I started this soul project with my very talented friend Scotty, who is also the drummer of AWWII. We started out jamming in his studio for a year and we then slowly collaborated…Read More
PriscaA songwriter with Swarm Logic Inc at Namaste Studios, Prisca is an avid and sparkling gem amongst the performing world. We all want to see it and we all need more of it. Though compared to Adele, Prisca has a spicier seasoning with a bit of piercings and tattoos that keeps you wondering about the real music that is hitting the airwaves. How curious are you with finding real relatable and stimulating music? Prisca is what you are looking for. Hands down.Read More
NanyanaSometimes heavy, sometimes sweet, sometimes angry, she plays acoustic guitar, but sticks close to her rock roots, creating an original sound.Read More
CintiaIn 2011, a friend’s club/event gig called for a full band. Cintia Porcino gathered musicians… and BOOM!Since then, we’ve developed a lot. Currently working on our Demo.Read More
Maggie SmithMaggie Smith writes songs steeped in heart and soul, with a little mystery and theater thrown into the mix. Her solo performances are whimsical and moving piano soundscapes. She evokes phantasmagoric imagery in her art, poetry, and songs.Born and raised in the mountains of Georgia to a bohemian family, you can hear the strains of bluegrass and church music mixed with her folk and theater roots. There’s nothing quite like it. Have a listen!Read More
Tara SimonTara Simon is well known in Atlanta, New York and South Florida for her countless performances at numerous charities and private venues such as Donald Trump’s Maralago and Donnatella’s Versace Mansion. She is also an honorary spokesperson for the Adam Walsh Foundation.
Early in her career, she toured Europe in the Broadway musical Fame playing Serena Katz, a leading role.Tara has been writing and composing music for over 10 years and has produced a catalog containing over 400 songs. She is now channeling her gifts and talents toward securing a career as a Christian recording artist and songwriter. Tara also started her own business as an instructor at a thriving performing…Read More