DACULA, Ga. – On Friday, the Skillet Lickers announced their first three stops on their 2019 Fall Tour. Traditionally, the fall is the busiest season of the year for the band, performing at festivals and venues across North Georgia and beyond.

The first three confirmed cities on the tour include Athens, Blairsville, and the band’s hometown of Dacula. Check them out below:

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5Elisha Winn Fair (Dacula)

The Skillet Lickers have been performing at the Elisha Winn Fair, at the site of the historic Elisha Winn House, for decades. The festival features historic building tours dating back to the days of Gwinnett County’s founding, along with arts and crafts vendors, demonstrations, delicious food, and of course, great live music. There is a nominal fee for festival admission and music is free! Show time TBA.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 12North Georgia Folk Festival (Athens)

For the first time in four years, the Skillet Lickers are heading back to the North Georgia Folk Festival in one of Georgia’s most eccentric musical cities! Located at Sandy Creek Park and featuring a star studded lineup of local and national folk artists, this event is a can’t miss. Show time TBA.

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25 (7p) – Historic Blairsville Courthouse

A fan favorite and one of ours, too. Since the days of Gid Tanner, the Skillet Lickers have rarely missed a show on the last Friday night of October in Blairsville. It’s a free night of great entertainment and the house is always packed! Get there early for good seats in this historic venue in the heart of beautiful downtown Blairsville!

WINDER, Ga. – The Skillet Lickers and First Baptist Church Winder are excited to partner for a barbecue and concert on Sunday, June 9, to benefit the church’s Zambia mission team.

The event is open to the public. Barbecue plates, provided by Winder FBC’s Men’s Ministry, will be available beginning at 5 p.m. Barbecue tickets are $5 and can be purchased on site. A love offering will also be collected for the mission team.

The Skillet Lickers will perform beginning at 6 p.m. The show will feature an abbreviated history of the band’s influence in the development of Country music, as well as classic Skillet Licker favorites.

This show marks the Skillet Lickers’ first public stop in Barrow County since the band performed at the Colleen O. Williams Theater in March 2018.

Additional information on this event can be found at www.fbcwinder.com/events. First Baptist Church is located at 625 Jefferson Hwy., Winder, GA 30680.

ABOUT THE SKILLET LICKERS

The Skillet Lickers’ name is synonymous with string band music in Georgia. This band from Dacula is familiar to Georgia historians and folk music fans across the world. Their recordings have sold millions and their style remains influential to the development of the country, folk, and bluegrass music. Today’s band is carrying on a tradition of string band music going back four generations and nearly a century. The Skillet Lickers are proud members of the Georgia Music Hall of Fame and Blue Ridge Music Hall of Fame.