Friday January 11th
The Cortona Trio at Fickling Hall, Mercer University
The Robert McDuffie Center for Strings at Mercer University has been making people all over the world turn and look at Macon when they think classical strings. Now, you can hear what they have to offer. The Cortona Trio is made up of Amy Schwartz-Moretti, the director of the Center for Strings, on violin, Julie Albers on cello, and Elisabeth Pridgen on piano. They will play trios from Dvorak, Mozart, as well as other favorites. Tickets are free for Mercer faculty and students; $12 for all non-Mercer attendees. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Call 301-5470 for more information.
The Deadfields at the Hummingbird Stage and Taproom
This Atlanta-based band has a straight forward mission as a band: to have fun playing the music they love. You may call their style alt-country, Americana or folk rock, but since the release of their 2012 album Dance in the Sun, theyve been having the fun they were looking for. Their single, Carolina Backroads, charted in the top 100 on the American Music Association charts. Now, they are bringing their good time vibe to Macon. 21 and up. 10 p.m. $5.
Saturday January 12th
Anna Mae Kersey, Lousie Warren and Josh Fletcher at the 567 Center for Renewal
The ever popular Stories And Songs Series returns in 2013 with a great new year kick off. For this installment of the acoustic series, where local song writers explain how their songs came to be, the 567 has enlisted Kersey, Warren and Fletcher. All three are Macon artists who are making names for themselves in this area. All ages. 7:30 p.m. $7 general admission; $5 students. All ages welcome.
Corey Hunt at Whiskey River
Corey Hunt calls Asheboro, N.C., home but hes living and working in Nashville now. Hes been busy getting noticed in Music City, but not so busy he cant stop by Macon to play some good time country music. This up and coming country artist is turning heads with a stage show that is upbeat and unique. His vocals are his bread and butter. Head to Whiskey River to check out this soulful country singer. 21 and up.
Thursday January 17th
Iolanthe at Fickling Hall, Mercer University
What happens when the Queen of the Fairies takes over Parliament? Full on silliness, of course! Great laughs and great music combine for a wonderful night as Mercer University Opera presents Iolanthe, directed by Martha Malone and conducted by Richard Kosowski. Opera starts at 7:30 p.m. $10; free with a Mercer I.D.