6th Annual Memorial Celebration of Sean Costello April 19 Atlanta, GA

For Immediate Release
April 4, 2014
Contact: Kelli Stripling


6th Annual Memorial Celebration of Sean Costello
Georgia Music Hall of Fame Inductee


Saturday, April 19, 2014 from 7:00PM – 2:00AM



Northside Tavern

1058 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA



The Cazanovas, Acoustic Hour with Bill Sheffield and Jon Liebman, Rod Hamdallah, The Georgia Flood, Larry Griffith Band, Abe Lincoln & The Log Lawyers, Frets on Fire, and a night of Very Special Guests 



In memory of Sean’s birthday (April 16th), Northside Tavern donates its use for an annual benefit in his name. This year’s lineup features some of Atlanta’s best coming together to honor their brother. Kicking off the show are two very special youth bands heavily influenced by Sean’s music: Frets on Fire and Abe Lincoln & the Log Lawyers.  Returning is The Georgia Flood performing originals and covers from blues greats.  A special treat is an Acoustic Hour with Bill Sheffield and Jon Liebman, amazing musicians and close friends of Sean. Rod Hamdallah will rock the stage after spending time on the road with JD Wilkes and the Dirt Daubers. The Larry Griffith Band will bring you to your feet and keep you dancing.  An Atlanta favorite, The Cazanovas, placing in the semi-finals at the International Blues Challenge in Memphis, will close the show. Very Special Guests, friends and former band mates of Sean’s, will be stopping by to join in the celebration.


Doors open and entertainment begins at 7:00pm.

$10 donation at the door.*


We are pleased to announce that Sean is being inducted to the Georgia Music Hall of Fame! This is an incredible honor, as Sean takes his place next to phenomenal musicians such as: Ray Charles, Otis Redding, James Brown, Little Richard, Johnny Mercer, The Allman Brothers, Blind Willie McTell, Ma Rainey and many, many others. This is an honor that Sean would cherish. 


For more information, please visit www.seancostellofund.org.  


The Sean Costello Memorial Fund for Bipolar Research* is uniquely focused on the needs of musicians with bipolar disorder. The Fund supports and conducts research on bipolar disorder and creativity while promoting awareness, providing education, and serving as a resource for these musicians and their support systems in order to foster acceptance, functioning and health.

*A 501c3 organization; donations are tax deductible according to IRS guidelines.

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