When she’s not fronting the band Herman Put Down the Gun, Sonia Tetlow plays banjo for “alterna-grass” group Roxie Watson. Tetlow played bass guitar in Cowboy Mouth for several years and also is the former lead singer and guitarist for STB (Sonia Tetlow Band), a punk-rock trio that put out two critically acclaimed independent albums.
The Atlanta Queer Literary Fest will be held June 23-25 in venues in Atlanta and Decatur. Keynote speakers are Bryan Borland, founder of Sibling Rivalry Press; poet Bryan Borland; and Atlanta’s own Theresa Davis, this year’s Women of the World Poetry Slam champion.
Atlanta Queer Literary Fundraiser Eddie’s Attic 6 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m. 515-B North McDonough St., Decatur, GA 30030
General admission advanced tickets: $15 General admission & meal combo: $30 Table of 4 reserved seats: $75 www.atlqueerlitfest.com
Here’s a video of Bucky Motter performing at last year’s ALQF Fundraiser at Eddie’s Attic.
Top photo: Sonia Tetlow fronts Herman Put Down the Gun and plays in Roxie Watson. On Sunday, April 17, she gives a solo show as part of a fundraiser for the Atlanta Queer Literary Fest. (courtesy photo)