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The Crawdaddies

November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$21 – $38

Put on your dancing shoes and come join us for this fun, funky and fabulous acoustic dance band.

A band founded in 1995 on the premise of “why not, it might just work.” The Crawdaddies sound that is unquestionably its own.

The Crawdaddies are, Kraig Greff, accordion, piano and Hammond B3; Chris Huntington, vocals, guitar; John Kane, vocals, washboard, acoustic guitar; Rod Gross, drums and Ian Trusheim, bass, vocals. Each road-seasoned member hosts an impressive and diverse musical / performance resume, most notably, 2008 Emmy award recipient Greff who toured with Della Reese, Barry White, Joe Williams and Diana Ross.

The band has been featured in many acclaimed publications, and toured the USA extensively from Maine to Florida to Texas to Nebraska to Chicago earning a strong grass roots following. The band is a regular fixture on the national festival, college, and theater circuits. The Crawdaddies have performed many major festivals including Michael Arnone’s Crawfish Festival, NJ; Ann Arbor, MI Summerfest; Bethlehem Musikfest, PA; Gumbo Ya Ya Festival in Rock Island, Illinois; the DC BBQ Battle; the Virginia Wine Festival; The Barbecue Festival in Lexington, NC and the American Music Festival…plus many more. The Crawdaddies’ exciting performance from the famous WC Handy Blues Festival in Henderson, KY was featured nation wide on the popular PBS music program “Jubilee.” The band has also been selected to showcase mainstage at three NACA (National Association of Campus Activities) regional conferences, the prestigious NACA national convention in Nashville, TN, the PA Fair Convention in 2012, the 2011 MD Fair Convention and the 2013 Millennium Music Conference in PA. In 2006 AOL Citiguide chose The Crawdaddies as “editor’s pick” for best entertainment from Baltimore, MD and the band Received the 2016 Best of Baltimore Award from SOURCE: Baltimore Award Program.


November 10
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$21 – $38
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George Link, Jr. Gilmer Arts Playhouse
135 Dalton St
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
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