Gig guide

July 12, 2013 

Matrimony

Saturday at the Hummingbird Stage and Taproom

The BlueIndian.com is always bringing some of the best music they can find to Macon. This time, they team up with the Hummingbird to bring Matrimony to town. The band’s indie rock sound is bluegrass and folk influenced. MTV and CMT have been playing their video for “Golden City,” so catch them now before they become too big for such an intimate venue as the Hummingbird. They will be joined by Have Gun Will Travel and Anne Bonny. 10 p.m. $5 for ages 21 and older; $10 for ages 18-20.

Youth Open Mic and Dance Contest

Saturday at the 567 Center for Renewal

One of Macon’s favorite hip-hop artists, Doski Wo, is helping Middle Georgia’s youth beat this summer’s cabin fever with an open mic and dance contest. If your kids are always singing and dancing around the house, this is their night to shine! For more information on registration, contact Doski Wo at (678) 369-6623 or doski@wouldstop.com. Doors open at 1 p.m. $5 for children or free with an all “A” report card; $7 for adults.

Macon Massive

Saturday at Roasted Cafe and Lounge

Get ready for a night of electronic music as some of Macon’s best electronic DJs step up to the plate and bring along great talent from beyond. Macon DJs Structure and T.mouse are familiar names to those who have been following Macon’s electronic scene since its early days. They have put together the monthly Macon Massive event to help introduce Macon to great DJs outside of this area. This time they bring along DoBoy from Savannah and DJ Richie Allen from New York for a night of bass, dubstep, glitch, breaks and more. 9 p.m. 18 and up. Free.

Stevens Layne

Sunday at Washington Park

Macon native Molly Stevens headed to Nashville, Tenn., where a chance meeting with Whitney Layne turned into a country singing duo that has opened for the Indigo Girls, Kelli Pickler, Jamey Johnson and many others. They join us for this month’s installment of Second Sunday at Washington Park. Pack a picnic and bring a blanket and enjoy of one Macon’s favorite monthly events. 6 p.m. All ages. Free.

Dean Brown & Dubshak

Sunday at Roasted Cafe and Lounge

The easy vibes of Dean Brown and Dubshak are always welcome. These reggae sounds are the perfect finish to a Second Sunday in Macon. The influence of great reggae artists such as Bob Marley, Steel Pulse and Peter Tosh shine bright as you will hear reggae favorites as well as originals. 9 p.m. 18 and up. Free.

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