Mandi Rae Archive

Mandi Rae and the Status

The Road to CukoRakko series continues! In preparation for this fall’s CukoRakko Music and Arts Festival, Albert Simpson will be featured at Cahaba Brewing Co. Come out and enjoy some of Birmingham’s finest brews with the sweet sounds of Mandi Rae and the Status and learn more about the magic of the CukoRakko Music and Arts Festival!

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Sleepy Man

w/ Henry Dunkle, Mandi Rae

Sleepy Man. This trio of brothers: 16 year-old Robbie Mizzone on fiddle and lead vocals, 17 year-old Tommy on guitar and harmonies, and 13 year-old Jonny on banjo, has made quite an entrance onto the music scene with YouTube videos now eclipsing over 30 million views, and appearances on Jimmy Kimmel Live! and David Letterman.

“Their act features sweet lyrics harmonized over driving tempos that crescendo before retreating, only to rise again. Their sound is topped with complicated melodies that fly up and down with fury as they put a youthful, rocked-out twist on Bluegrass.” Burton Snowboards / Burton Girls

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CukoRakko Music and Arts Festival

CukoRakko Music and Arts Festival

That “magic feeling on the mountain” continues like nowhere else in the Southeast!  Come join us on May 1-3, 2015 as we celebrate our third year of spring and fall festivals.  Held at the beautiful Horse Pens 40 in Steele, Alabama, this friends and family event features 3 days of music and mixed media arts.  Enjoy yoga, rock climbing, glass blowing, blacksmithing, disc golf with a PDGA tourney, camping, hiking, kid’s activities, food and drinks, crafts and more.

CukoRakko is the Creek Indian word for ceremonial ground, stompground, big house and dance ground.  This perfectly describes the phenomenal energy that can be felt at this historic outdoor nature park. Horse Pens 40 is a natural wonderland of unique rock formations nestled atop Chandler Mountain in the foothills of the Appalachians. Located on top of the third highest mountain in Alabama, the stone formations here are said to be among the oldest naturally exposed stones in the world, dating from 600 million to 1.3 billion years old.  This sacred ground has a vivid history.  Don’t miss this opportunity to visit this incredible natural amphitheater.

FRIDAY – MAY 1

Mandi Rae 6:00 – 7:00 Rakko Stage (Main)
Scalici-Alley Project 7:30 – 8:30 Rakko Stage (Main)
Little Raine Band 8:45 – 9:45 Rakko Stage (Main)
Sumilan 10:15 –…

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