Acoustic entertaining with a toe-tapping blend of familiar, sing-along Americana, bluegrass, country, folk, gospel, original, & rock tunes.
The Heard entertains with an acoustic set of familiar tunes that encourage their audiences to sing along and lift their spirits. Their original tunes bring the spirit of classic acoustic music to their shows. Family-friendly jokes, light humor, and tidbits of music history are a fun time for everyone.
Response from The Heard:
The Heard enjoyed entertaining at your Grand Opening. It was well organized and we had great interactions with many of your guests. Thank you for your hospitality and the opportunity and we wish you great success with Wei Doa Asian Cuisine restaurant.
The Now and Then Band was great family fun! They entertained our guests and had everyone smiling, clapping and sometimes singing along. The guys were just right for our event!
Response from The Heard:
Thank you for inviting The Now and Then Band to entertain at your neighborhood picnic. You have a great park and we appreciated everyone's friendliness and hospitality. We would be happy to entertain at any other of your events.
Price Range: $200 - $400
Gig Length: 45 - 135 minutes
What to Expect
The Now and Then Band is experienced at engaging and entertaining an audience with a set of familiar tunes and with their original tunes, family-friendly jokes, and bits of music history. Our set has been developed through a busy performance schedule, regular rehearsals, and we use a set list to keep the music going.
The Heard has entertained at fairs, festivals, private events, coffee houses, and on live radio broadcasts in middle and north Georgia. Three of our members are Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame Honorees and everyone in the lineup is a dedicated musician. We always enjoy entertaining with our diverse set of acoustic-based tunes that range through Americana, bluegrass, country, folk, gospel, and original tunes. We can adjust our fee for venues that provide a sound system or we can bring our own.
Additional Booking Notes
The Now and Then Band can provide a sound system and microphones for our shows or we can adapt to the sound system at a venue. Our fee schedule can be adjusted for venues that provide sound systems and sound engineers. The Band has sets that range from one 45 minute show to three 45 minute sets.
Past Booked Events
|November 30, 2017 • 1:00pm - 3:00pm||Grand Opening|
|September 17, 2016 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm||Nonprofit Event|
|June 25, 2016 • 7:00pm - 10:00pm||Shorty's Pizza|
|June 08, 2016 • 5:00pm - 7:00pm||Athens Farmers Market|
|June 04, 2016 • 2:00pm - 5:00pm||Appalachian Jam|
|May 07, 2016 • 4:30pm - 8:00pm||Mint Jubilee|
|May 07, 2016 • 10:00am - 12:00pm||Athens Farmers Market|
|April 30, 2016 • 10:00am - 11:00am||Horney Head Fish Tournament and Festival|
|October 31, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Hillcrest Orchards, Ellijay, GA|
|October 25, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Lebanon Church, Jefferson, GA|
|October 17, 2015 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm||Athens Farmers' Market, Athens, GA|
The set list for The Now and Then Band varies with each show. Our tunes range through Americana, bluegrass, country, folk, gospel, and original tunes. We are always rehearsing new material, watching our audiences for their response to our tunes, and adapting our set to increase their enjoyment and engagement with our shows. We have made sets to address the expected content of venues and are happy to discuss this for a show.
Influences & Inspiration
The Skillet Lickers, Del McCroury, Bill Monroe, Flatt & Scruggs, Rhonda Vincent, Woody Guthrie, The Byrds, traditional bluegrass & folk music, The Grateful Dead, Commander Cody & The Lost Planet Airmen, Louden Wainwright III, Emmylou Harris.