Friday Sept 27
Crista Lynn Band at Wild Wing Cafe
Up-and-coming, Georgia-raised country singer Crista Lynn finds her musical influence from the likes of Patsy Cline, Reba McIntyre and Miranda Lambert. She has been busy making a name for herself during the past few years, winning the 2008 Georgia Album of the Year and Entertainer of the Year awards. She also made it to the third round of auditions for American Idol. Head to Wild Wing Cafe and enjoy some great food, drinks and country music! 10 p.m. Free.
White Violet at the Hummingbird Stage and Taproom
Athens White Violet is a four-man collective of established artists who came together to work on a side project that stuck. They found their niche in the crowded world of Americana music by coupling their sincere lyrics with an echo-y acoustic feel, creating a dreamlike sound that plays well with Nate Nelsons vocals. They will be joined by Charlestons Hey Rocco. 21 and up. 10 p.m. $5.
A Tribute to Jack Hall at the Douglass Theatre
Jack Hall was bass player and one of the founding members of the beloved Capricorn Records band Wet Willie. When his fellow Southern rock brethren learned he had been diagnosed with throat cancer, they rallied to help him and put together a concert that Southern rock fans will love. There will be performances from Wet Willie with Jimmy Hall, Bonnie Bramlett, Tommy Crains Crosstown Allstars, Tommy Talton and more. Tickets are $25 and all proceeds go to Halls medical expenses. All ages. 8 p.m.
Saturday Sept 28
Jack Russells Great White at the Cox Capitol Theatre
The 80s would not have been the same without hair bands. Great White was one the best of that era. Best known for their hit song Once Bitten, Twice Shy, Great White has sold more than 8 million copies worldwide. They will be joined by Atlantas Ledfoot Messiah. All ages. 7 p.m. $25.
Tuesday Oct 1
Charlie and the Foxtrots at the Hummingbird Stage and Taproom
Charlie and the Foxtrots got started in Macon and are now based in Nashville. Their alt-folk sound is reminiscent of the sound that has become popular by bands such as Mumford & Sons and Fleet Foxes. Their newest release, The Evergreen, is a six track EP that feels like a cold winter day, offering crisp and sharp notes in each song. 21 and up. 10 p.m. Free.