Watch the First Installment in T. Hardy Morris’ ‘Places in Peril’ Video Series

In conjunction with the Georgia Trust‘s “Places in Peril” program, which “seeks to identify, preserve and raise awareness to historic sites threatened by demolition, neglect, lack of maintenance, inappropriate development or insensitive public policy,” local songwriter T. Hardy Morris and filmmaker/photographer/sometime Flagpole contributor Jason Thrasher are traveling to historic sites around the state of Georgia threatened by neglect and/or demolition.

At each of those sites, Morris is filming a live performance of a track from his upcoming record, the hotly anticipated Audition Tapes. Below, watch Morris, along with frequent collaborators Thayer Sarrano and Matt Stoessel, play “Lucky” at Traveler’s Rest, a historic Toccoa inn where “limited use and decreased tourism has resulted in decreased revenue and deferred maintenance.”

Read more about Morris’ involvement in the Places in Peril program here. And catch his next local performance, at the Flagpole Athens Music Awards show on Thursday, June 20.


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