Atlanta band Allatoona has been working the music scene in Atlanta since 2006. Initially comprised of co-workers, it was clear that this group had a unique sound and direction. In 2009, the band took a break to re-evaluate their direction. Allatoona restructured with a strong focus on making country songs rock, while continuing to play fan favorites such as Sweet Home Alabama and other classic rock hits. It is clear that the fans are happy with their new sound. Recently awarded the 2011 Georgia-Country Band of the Year, Allatoona is looking forward to an exciting year, with big plans to expand their reach at new venues in and around Atlanta as well as regionally. Allatoona has received many acolades in recent times due to their great sound, energized songs and audience entertainment. Kimberly James of CBM Records called Allatoona [an] “Awesome band…!” after seeing them perform at a recent Toys for Tots Benefit.