8th of January is a Georgia bluegrass band steeped in traditional and modern bluegrass tunes, original vocals, sensitive and hard driving instrumentals. Anyone who appreciates contemporary and original bluegrass that is played with precision, great vocal harmonies and soul will be pleased to have 8th of January at your next function. 

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 and tenor singers Bob Knysz; powerhouse lead vocalist and guitarist Bob Putnam; hard driving bassist and excellent vocalist Randy Godwin; with additions of Tony Duck one of the finest Fiddlers and multi-instrumentalists in the southeast, we also have some of the finest Banjoists and Dobro players in the Southeast joining in.  

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

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REVIEWS: What they are saying about 8th of January

Carl H. –Perfect band for our event – Perfect balance, that allows you hear the music and still enjoy visiting with your guests. Great time had by all!

Neal C. – The 8th of January were the perfect musical accompaniment to my father’s 70th birthday celebration. Classy gentlemen with deep bluegrass knowledge and prowess. Worked great to set the stage for lively conversations over cocktails in the early evening and got us loose and dancing as the evening progressed.

Debra D. – It was great fun – music was wonderful.

Neal D. – You guys are the best

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.”

Linda T. – These guys are great, can’t wait to see you again!

Steve P. – You guys are always a lot of fun!

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

Brad M. – Great Show last night guys, as always!

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!

Photos by Frank Gibson