Ascension Coffee House

Rick McKee – host of Ascension Coffee House

Ascension Coffee House is a local listening room for original music that provides an opportunity for songwriters to share their creative work with an appreciative audience. Each month a different songwriter is featured, hosted by Rick McKee. McKee is a singer/songwriter, composer, music educator, and multi-instrumentalist from Cartersville. He has released two albums on the Cosmic Possum label.

Although Coffee House is a free event for the community, donations are accepted for the Red Door Food Pantry or the Rector’s Discretionary Fund that assists those in need in our immediate community.

Ascension Coffee House usually takes place on the 2nd Friday of each month from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Check our Facebook page for the most current information and livestream of events.

Montie Nelson Featured at December 9th Coffee House

Montie Nelson- Ascension’s Featured Artist
December 9th, 2022

We are delighted to welcome Montie Nelson as the guest songwriter this month at Ascension Coffee House.

A Georgia native, Montie’s musical training began at the young age of two when her mother, Dianne (Nelson) Horsley, began teaching her voice and piano. Montie attended Shorter College as a vocal performance major and she has performed at various venues in Rome, Atlanta, and Philadelphia. Her musical style is inspired by such musical greats as Ann Wilson, Leonard Cohen, Ani Defranco, Joan Armatrading, and Van Morrisson. Don’t miss this versatile singer!

​Rick McKee will serve as musical host for the event which will take place on Friday, December 9th, 7:00-9:00 p.m., in the parish hall at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 205. W. Cherokee Avenue, Cartersville. Beverages are available on site. You may bring your own dinner or snacks for your table. Admission to Ascension Coffee House is free, but cash donations are gladly accepted for the Red Door Food Pantry or the Rector’s Discretionary Fund.

All are welcome to attend this community-wide event. Come enjoy some great live music and benefit a worthy cause! Click here to let us know if you’ll be attending!