Friday, September 2, 2011

Athens Musicians and Georgia Bulldogs Connor Pledger and Phil Scheidt made finals in Eddie's Attic Open Mic

Local Athens musicians Connor Pledger and Phil Scheidt almost won the prestigious Eddie's Attic Open Mic competition this past week. Eddie's Attic has been noted as being the springboard to many artists including John Mayer, Sugarland, Shawn Mullins, Josh Joplin, and The Civil Wars.

Other artists known to have played at Eddie's Attic include; as noted by the Eddie's Attic website

 Indigo Girls, John Gorka, Sheryl Crow, Ani DiFranco, Brandi Carlile, The Black Crowes, Al Stewart, David Wilcox, Bill Mallonee, Kevn Kinney, Edwin McCain, Richard Shindell, Ellis Paul, Francine Reed, Patty Larkin, Malcomb Holcombe, Larry Jon Wilson, Eric Taylor, Glen Phillips, Dana Cooper, Billy Joe Shaver, Pierce Pettis, Kate Campbell, Cheryl Wheeler, Cliff Eberhardt, Vance Gilbert, Lowen & Navarro, India.Arie, Brian Vander Ark and Don Conoscenti.

The video's below are a recording of Connor and Phil's performance this past week. He is known for his acoustifunk style that blends many different types of music together as well as his powerful vocals. You can get his latest album on Itunes.

"Old With You"

"Help Me"