February 17, 2012
Georgia Grammy Nominee Party
Music Makers and Shakers Rock the W Atlanta Downtown
- Photos courtesy of Red Clay PR
Home-grown music talent was fêted at this pre-Grammy Award Ceremony.
Among the crowd of Georgia-based sonic generators, past Grammy winners and current nominees: Ludacris, Sugarland’s Kristian Bush, Rolling Stones and Allman Brothers Band musician Chuck Leavell, Collective Soul’s Dean Roland and his new Magnets & Ghosts bandmate Ryan Potesta, Earth Wind & Fire’s Jerry Peters, multi Grammy-winner Jimmy Jam, Coy Bowles and John Hopkins of Zach Brown Band, engineer Miles Walker (nominated this year for Katy Perry’s “Firework” and Rihanna’s “Loud”), vocal producer Jan Smith and Michele Caplinger, Senior Executive Director of the Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter. W Atlanta Downtown hosted both the red carpet reception and the after party at Drinkshop. Sponsors included BLT Steakhouse, City National Bank, Microsoft Store, TLC Rents and W Atlanta Downtown.