The SWALLOW AT THE HOLLOW
is actually a barbecue restaurant, but the live entertainment -- modeled after Nashville's famed Bluebird Cafe -- features three-person songwriter circles. It's a listening room, where songwriters share their work in an intimate setting, and the music is the primary focus. Some of the best country-music writers in the business have performed there, including Kim Carnes, Jellyroll Johnson, Jessica Andrews, Jamie O'Neal. Magic often ensues.
1072 Green St., Roswell, 678-352-1975. www.theswallowatthehollow.com