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They’ve been part of the Southern Rock scene for over 50 years. Their biggest hits include So Into You, Champagne Jam, Imaginary Lover, Homesick, and Spooky. But there’s so much more...
With 15 albums of outstanding songwriting and performances, The Atlanta Rhythm Section represents the good things the phrase “classic rock” implies.
So read, watch, listen, enjoy - have yourself a “Large Time!”

NEW from The Atlanta Rhythm Section:

Time Machine



Booking Information:

Booking Information:
Artist Events
Bruce Houghton, President
866.531.2172 ext. 108



ARS To Go To Colorado!

There are some great seats still available for our show Saturday, March 16 at The Boot Barn Hall in Colorado Springs. We had an amazing time when we played there in 2022 and are looking forward to seeing y’all again. Come on out for a St. Patrick’s Day warm-up party and bring your favorite lad or lassie for some boogie, southern-style.

The Boot Barn Hall at Bourbon Brothers is a fantastic venue. We played the newest Boot Barn Hall in Gainesville, Georgia last month and were again blown away by the place and the hospitality shown us. If you haven’t experienced a show there and tasted the scrumptious fare from the Smokehouse you have missed out. The Hall is just that, a concert hall. Primed and ready for some boot stomping and beer drinking, but don’t necessarily expect a cavernous gymnasium-like music experience. This will be a seated show and the attention to details, the acoustics and the sound systems will be apparent and provide a first-class concert experience. And, those tables are real handy for keeping some tasty food and beverages easily accessible.

Hope we see you at Boot Barn Hall. Happy Spring Y’all!

Click here to see all of our upcoming shows in 2024.


New River Valley Virginia, Help ARS Support New River Community College!

New River Community College is a remarkable resource for the New River Valley region. The award winning school offers students a top-tier education at a reasonable cost (AMAZING!). Since 1991, concerts have been held on the NRCC campus the second Saturday of each month from October through April. That’s an amazing run and proves how much this community appreciates music and cherishes its very own musical legacy.

New River Community College concert series are most often free events (AMAZING!). Our show will be one of the few ticketed concerts and will help NRCC fund future events. We are honored to have been invited to be part of this music tradition. We hope that a bunch of y’all show up and make this a memorable and productive evening.

For More Information about New River Community College Click Here....


Home Sweet Rome!

Atlanta Rhythm Section is thrilled to be heading up the road and playing in Rome, Georgia. Northwest of Atlanta, Rome is notably the hometown of Paul Goddard, legendary bass player and founding member of ARS. This big little town is also home to our keyboardist, Lee Shealy. So, technically, he will already be there and won’t have to head there.

We’ll be playing at the Rome Auditorium which is part of Rome’s historic City Hall opening in 1916. We played this magnificent facility a few years ago and had a wonderful time. It really is a spectacular place. We love playing in Georgia and lately Rome has been a home away from home for ARS, except for Lee, because it actually is his home. Tickets have been going quickly for this one. Hope you can join us for a great evening at a great venue in this great Georgia town. Rome and the surrounding area have a lot to offer visitors. Maybe you should have a weekend getaway.

For Tickets Click HERE.....


Just Announced!! ARS Climbs onboard 70’s Rock and Romance Cruise 2025!

We are excited silly that StarVista LIVE has invited us back aboard the 70’s Rock and Romance Cruise for 2025, sailing March 15-22. They do amazing work on their cruises. Any fan of efficiency and logistics will look on with amazement as their crews effortlessly whip the ship into a floating rock and roll party at sea. This cruise has something for everyone who lived through or just loves 70’s music. The rock part is amply covered by venerable rock legends, Kansas, Rare Earth also Mark Farner and His American Band. The romance part is headed up by Air Supply soft-rocking into their 50th year. Al Stewart and Melissa Manchester will be aboard adding to the cuddle quotient.

Our friends, Pure Prairie League and Queen Nation will be rocking on the Celebrity Summit hopefully at the same time we’re onboard so we can see them. Gotta go hear Hal Bruce the Canadian troubadour! Too many acts to be mentioned here and surly more will be added. Can’t wait! We have all had so much fun on our past StarVista cruises. On the ship, we get to hang out with everyone listening to other bands and partying. Of course, we really enjoy playing our shows and there will be some good eats to be had too!

StarVista further proves their awesomeness by offering the bands a bonus when a fan comes on the cruise to see them. So, please PLEASE mention Atlanta Rhythm Section when you purchase your stateroom. It really helps ALL of us! Of course you could mention one of the other bands if you prefer, we like most of em’.

For More Info on the 70’s Rock and Romance Cruise Click HERE.....


"The Atlanta Rhythm Section : The Authorized History" - Is Now Available!

Seasoned, southern author, Willie G. Moseley, has written an in-depth book about The Atlanta Rhythm Section. Years of research and extensive interviews are infused into the first and only authorized history of the band. A native and current resident of Alabama, Mr. Moseley effortlessly weaves the story of a band whose roots are so close to his own.

Atlanta Rhythm Section’s background is a history lesson of the music scene in the South during the 60’s. Mr. Moseley details how Buddy Buie assembled a core group of incredibly talented southern musicians and developed the creative environment that enabled the ensemble to flourish and truly craft some amazing work. Buddy made real his dream of forming a super group to use as a vehicle for his songwriting skills, musical vision and business acumen. Mr. Buie’s efforts played out like an expertly conducted symphony and crescendo when Atlanta Rhythm Section’s mainstream success peaked in the late 70’s.

What goes up..., well, you can read the rest of that story too. Mr. Moseley’s book delves into the struggles that follow the band’s Top 40 success. He trails the band’s twists and turns throughout the new millennium up to the present day. Published by Schiffer Publishing and available through many online retailers, “The Atlanta Rhythm Section : The Authorized History” is Mr. Moseley’s thirteenth book. A senior writer of Vintage Guitar Magazine, he is News Editor emeritus for The Tallassee Tribune.

LOOK for  "The Atlanta Rhythm Section : The Authorized History"  at your favorite retailer.


A.R.S. Releases 2-Disc CD: "One From the Vaults"

Often described as a more radio-friendly version of Lynyrd Skynyrd or the Allman Brothers, the Atlanta Rhythm Section was one of many Southern Rock bands to hit the upper reaches of the charts during the late `70s. Hailing from the small town of Doraville, Georgia, the beginning of the Atlanta Rhythm Section can be traced back to 1970. It was then that a local recording studio was opened, Studio One, and the remnants of two groups (the Candymen and the Classics Four), became the studio's house band. One of the facility's head figures, Buddy Buie, soon began assembling the session band. After playing on several artists' recordings, it was decided to take the band a step further and make the group of players a real band, leading to the formation of the Atlanta Rhythm Section. This collection contains 10 tracks previously unavailable on compact disc.

Liner Note Author: Bill Dahl.

Recording information: Atlanta, GA (1977); Chandler, NC (1977); Cleveland, OH (1977); London, England (1977); NYC, NY (1977); Pittsburgh, PA (1977); Tokyo, Japan (1977); Atlanta, GA (1978); Chandler, NC (1978); Cleveland, OH (1978); London, England (1978); NYC, NY (1978); Pittsburgh, PA (1978); Tokyo, Japan (1978); Atlanta, GA (1981); Chandler, NC (1981); Cleveland, OH (1981); London, England (1981); NYC, NY (1981); Pittsburgh, PA (1981); Tokyo, Japan (1981).

Personnel: Rodney Justo, Andy Anderson , Ronnie Hammond (vocals); Dave Anderson (guitars, background vocals); Steve Stone (guitars); J.R. Cobb, Barry Bailey (acoustic guitar, electric guitar); Dean Daughtry (piano, organ); Robert Nix (drums, percussion); Roy Yeager, R.J. Vealey, Jim Keeling (drums) Paul 'TheMan' Goddard (bass).

Audio Mixer: Rodney Mills.

ARS Releases Time Machine


Disc One, features album Deep Cuts and previously Unreleased Studio Recordings. Disc Two features live performances of their Greatest Hits over the decades. 1. Georgia Pines (The Candymen) 2. Lonely Eyes (The Candymen) 3. Stormy (Noah’s Ark) 4. Love Me Just A Little (Sometime) 5. Will I Live On? 6. Alien (Acoustic) 7. Stone Cold Hit (Previously Unreleased) 8. High Time (Previously Unreleased) 9. Longing For A Feeling (Previously Unreleased) 10. Sleep With One Eye Opened (Justo Vocal) 11. What’s Up Wid Dat? (Previously Unreleased) 12. You Ain’t Seen Nothing 13. I Don’ Want To Grow Old Alone (Hammond Vocal) 14. Voodoo (Acoustic) 15. Long Distance Love (Previously Unreleased) 16. Conversation (Hammond & Justo Vocal) 17. When (Previously Unreleased) 18. Two Note Boogie (Previously Unreleased) 19. Back Up Against The Wall (Atlanta '78) 20. Sky High (Pittsburgh '77) 21. Homesick (NYC ’81) 22. Champagne Jam (Tokyo ’78) 23. Jukin’ (Munich ’83) 24. Large Time (Munich ’83) 25. Angel (Pittsburgh ’77) 26. I’m Not Gonna Let It Bother Me Tonight (Tokyo ’78) 27. Jam (Atlanta ‘ 78) 28. Spooky (Tokyo ’78) 29. Boogie Smoogie (Cleveland ’78) 30. Mixed Emotions (Atlanta ’96) 31. Imaginary Lover (NYC ’96) 32. So In To You (London ’78)



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Bruce Houghton, President
866.531.2172 ext. 108

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