Welcome to 8th of January

Greetings 8th of January friends!

8th of January is a Georgia bluegrass band steeped in traditional and modern bluegrass tunes, original vocals, sensitive and hard driving instrumentals. 8th of January’s reputation as one of the most respected names in the Atlanta and Southeast bluegrass music scene is led by one of the most versatile mandolinists Bob Knysz,  powerhouse voacalist and guitarist Bob Putnam, hard driving bassist and banjoist Ed Davis and one of the southeasts finest fiddlers, and soon to be Dr. Danny Bermel. 

8th of January’s repertoire leans toward tunes in the more modern era of bluegrass and Americana along with original compositions. They can perform as a solid 4 piece group or add as many another 2-3 additional regional great players.

8th of January was nominated in 2016 for the GA Music Award in the Americana/Bluegrass category. They were also humbled by all of the friends and fans who voted for us. THANK YOU!!!!!

Thanks for stopping by our website and we hope to see you soon at one of our shows.

“Keep in Touch” If you are a Facebook follower, you can “LIKE” our page and you will receive notices of upcoming performances and announcements. There is a link to Facebook right above our Upcoming Gigs on this page!

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QUOTES: What they are saying about 8th of January

Kate G. – “What a professional, accommodating, and FUN band! I couldn’t have asked for a better group to play for our wedding. Bob was excellent in communicating in the months before the event, and they were flawless the day of.”

Jim M. – “This is a great group of musicians”

Dorothy S. – “Thanks again for a wonderful performance.”

Cheryl B. – “Awesome night of music!! Really enjoyed y’all tonight at Steve’s Live Music and hope to see you again real soon!”

Katie B. – “You guys were great last night, hope to see you again real soon!!”

Sonya R. – “You all are so incredibly talented! I enjoyed every minute of your performance last night and I can’t wait to see you again soon! Hope you’ll come back very soon.”

Anna S. – “Y’all were great tonight! My first time to Everett’s and I can’t wait to go back!”

Jean M. – “What a night at the Barn! I’ve heard some great music from all over the nation (world) on that stage but I must say, you guys were the BEST I’ve ever heard and you are LOCAL. what a blessing. Please hurry back. and we will follow you on fb…”

Bren B. – “It was a fabulous show. First time for me but definitely won’t be the last! Come back often, guys!

Meg R. – Great music the other night! You guys are awesome!

Cover Photo: Bradley Morgan