The 3rd annual Word of South Festival brings together literature and music created by talented Southern musicians and authors.
The award-wining authors at this year’s festival consisted of non-fiction authors and poets, writers who contribute to the New York Times and local newspapers, and an array of highly acclaimed fiction authors.
For the avid bookworms, local bookshops such as The Bookshelf attend this festival in hopes of quenching the thirst of the inspired attendees.
Word Of South is all about expression; this station gives everyone a chance to write a powerful message.
This three-day event consists of over 50 artists and 9 stages spread throughout Cascades Park.
The Bones of J.R. Jones is a multi-instrumentalist and blues singer who gave a memorable performance, digging into old-time folk.
The Georgia Mass Choir gave a lively performance, moving the audience to their feet as they sang vibrantly. The Georgia Mass Choir has received two Grammy nominations.
As one day in the park turned into three, Word of South left a lasting impression on all in attendance, encompassing the authenticity of the South in each performance.