a taste of small town America at its
Woodbine, Georgia is a fairly
small town, population 1,283.
You could probably spit from one end
of it to the other. But if you
get lost, well, fer gosh sakes, stop
and ask anybody in town where to find
the Woodbine Opry. There's also signs
up on Highway 17 to show you where to
While you're cruising down Highway 17
be sure to keep an eye out for the
legendary Stardust Motel and the
Junque Shop with the sign out front
that says, "We sell dead folk's
stuff". The little diner on
Hwy. 17 across from the turn into the
Courthouse has some of the world's
best biscuits and they serve homemade
jelly in Ball canning jars and the
waitress will snap her chewing gum at
you and call you "honey".
Woodbine is a down-home place
and we like it just like that,
is the common name of certain thicket
creeper vines or honeysuckle vines.
Honeysuckles (genus Lonicera)
are arching shrubs or twining vines, many
with sweetly-scented, bell-shaped flowers.
There are over 180 species of honeysuckle,
the most common of which are Lonicera
japonica (Japanese honeysuckle,
White honeysuckle, or Chinese honeysuckle)
honeysuckle, Trumpet honeysuckle, or Woodbine
courtesy of Wikipedia, the
little white woodbine flower is popular
here in Georgia, creeping up
over fences and walls, so we
used it in the design of our
website. See the Woodbine flower on
the links names and other website
Woodbine, Georgia is where
find the WOODBINE OPRY-it’s an open mike jam
session with some of the best musicians in the Deep
South! We’ve got all the old-timey music you've been
To see the latest news about the Woodbine
Opry, visit www.woodbineopry.wordpress.com
of October 2011-PLEASE NOTE:
The Opry is
not serving meals at this time--
we will advise when meals resume.
and cute kid pictures have been added,
a list of Memory bricks is now shown on the Cake
and we've updated the musicians
music nights on Friday and Saturday are
still going strong, so come on out and join us!
Acoustic Bluegrass & Gospel
to the music is free - donations cheerfully
starts at 7:00 PM
Cake Raffle/Intermission at 9:00 PM
We call it a night at 10 PM!
The Woodbine Opry was recently
featured on the
Georgia Public Broadcasting Georgia Traveler series!
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Be sure to view all the
other videos about Woodbine Opry on YouTube!
play an instrument, come join in! If you just sing,
talk to us and
if we know the song, we'll play the instruments to
Acoustic instruments are welcome on Friday
fiddle, dobro, upright bass, banjo, harmonica,
other acoustic instruments--if it doesn't need to be
welcome to bring it Fridays--we've even had bagpipes
Check in with Friday host Hoydt Drury on Friday before the show starts, or in
advance by calling Hoydt at (912)
576-3027, or by email email@example.com
in the lineup.
keyboards/piano, pedal steel, amplifiers and
are allowed on Saturday evenings
only. This night is not an open jam
The music is provided by the Woodbine Opry Band and
the Saturday night host
is Bob Staats. If you are interested in
performing, contact Bob to check
on getting scheduled into the line-up. Only those
musicians that are invited
by the host will be allowed to sit in with the
You can contact Bob via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
or by calling 912-270-1858
The Woodbine Opry provides microphones and
both nights for vocalists and lead performers.
The Woodbine Opry is a community function
and alcohol is not allowed on the premises.
Smoking is allowed outdoors near the front
entrance and ash cans are provided.