Gig Guide

September 20, 2013 

The Unmentionables

Friday at the Hummingbird Stage and Taproom

What do you get when an acoustic three-piece band says they play everything from Johnny Cash to Prince? You get a rocking good time. The Unmentionables always bring a party when they come to town. They travel the Southeast with their over-the-top party vibes and now they are bringing their energy to downtown Macon. 21 and up. 10 p.m. $5.

Dirty Doves

Friday at Grant’s Lounge

I got a chance to see the Dirty Doves at Bragg Jam this year. They were a fun group of guys and their music was entertaining. They find space for their style of playing at the intersection of psychedelic, blues and rock. It’s a sound familiar enough to be able to say they are ’60s influenced. 21 and up. 9 p.m. $5.

Uncle Earl and Friends

Friday at Shooters Grill in Gray

Uncle Earl Tribble knows how to play that good old rock ’n’ roll -- that good bluesy rock that you feel deep in your soul. And when he gets his “friends” together for a good time, there’s no telling who may show up and what you may hear. Plus, with a show at Shooters Grill, you can enjoy a great meal and some great music. All ages. 8 p.m. Free.

The Brentano Quartet

Tuesday at Mercer University’s Fickling Hall

The most talked about string quartet in classical music is coming to Macon. The Brentano Quartet skyrocketed to fame when the provided the music to the critically acclaimed film, “A Late Quartet.” Their masterful rendition of Beethoven’s opus 131, one of the hardest and yet most beautiful pieces of work a quartet can attempt to play, made the movie a roaring success amongst lover’s of classical music. Now, they bring their beautiful sounds to Macon. All ages. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $12, or free with a Mercer ID or any student ID.

Ryan Boss

Tuesday at the Hummingbird Stage and Taproom

Acoustic singer-songwriter Ryan Boss just loves to write songs and play guitar -- simple as that. This Atlanta native has been playing guitar since he was 14. It’s not unusual to hear everything from Billy Ray Cyrus, to Michael Jackson, to Johnny Cash, to Bob Marley in Boss’ sets. He even shares his original work, showcasing his writing skills. 21 and up. 10 p.m. Free.

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