The Stage Door Listening Room Series
Join us at The Stage Door for an intimate listening room concert with Rod Abernethy & Sadie Johnson. Only 50 general admission tickets will be sold.
Sadie Johnson is an established blues guitarist/vocalist and a senior at Marietta College. Sadie has been performing since she was 13 years-old, touring the US with The Sad Sam Blues Jam, performing in Europe with Ruf Records Blues Caravan: Girls With Guitars, and sharing the stage with the likes of Samantha Fish, Delbert McClinton, Blue Oyster Cult, and Blues Traveler. While performing will always be her passion, Sadie’s heart is in music therapy. Sadie has helped pioneer a music therapy program at Marietta College and continues involvement with Blue Star Connection – a non-profit organization that gives music instruments to kids with life-threatening illnesses.
Rod Abernethy’s latest album “The Man I’m Supposed To Be” reached to No.9 in June 2018 and No.35 for the year 2018 on Folk Alliance International’s Folk DJ charts. He’s an authentic southern folk troubadour, storyteller, master guitarist, and award winning soundtrack composer for film, TV and video games. Rod has returned to his early roots writing both songs and guitar instrumentals that harken back to his early folk artist days with new songs that revolve around family, friends and places across his home state of North Carolina and the Deep South.