Friday November 8
Thomas Wynn and the Believers at the Crazy Bull
Thomas Wynn and the Believers have found a solid fan base here in Macon after their performance at this years Bragg Jam was one of the most talked about of the festival. This time, they return to Macon to take the stage at the officially open Crazy Bull on Second Street. This concert is part of the Turnip Fest -- 14 bands playing between Roasted Cafe and Lounge and the Crazy Bull. Tickets are $12 and allow access to both stages. 18 and up. Turnip Fest music begins at 5 p.m. Thomas Wynn and the Believers start at midnight.
All the Locals at the Hummingbird Stage and Taproom
Soul and rock n roll is a combination that does a body good. When its done right, there seems to be no better amalgamation of sounds and styles. Atlantas up and coming band All the Locals is riding that wave of fusion after releasing their self titled debut EP earlier this year. The energy and originality of their live shows have garnered critical acclaim from the Atlanta music scene. This is a great chance to catch something new in Macon. 21 and up. 10 p.m. $5.
Saturday November 9
Sugar Virus at Roasted Cafe and Lounge
Sugar Virus has been a stalwart of Macons hardcore-metal scene for 20 years. While the metal scene takes a backseat most time to all the other styles of music that we hear in Macon, it has a strong, dedicated fan base. They will be coming together to celebrate the birthday of Stick Dastardly, one of the members of Sugar Virus and one of the most well known members of the local metal scene. 18 and up. 10 p.m. Free.
Sunday November 10
Galactic with Earfunk and Space Capone at the Cox Capitol Theatre
Galactic was made for Macon. This New Orleans based funk group gets deep in the groove and dances down the line of funk, jazz and hip-hop. People have come back home to Macon raving about their live show for years. Now, we finally get to enjoy the experience in downtown Macon. They will be joined by the sounds of up-and-comers Earfunk and Space Capone. 7 p.m. All ages welcome, but those under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are $22.50 in advance and $26.50 the day of the show and can be purchased at www.coxcapitoltheatre.com.
Tuesday November 12
Grant Jammatron with Doski Wo at Grants Lounge
When you say hip-hop in Macon, the first thing that comes to mind for most people is what is heard on the radio around here. For another group of music lovers, it means a creative, expressive music that is full of positivity and uplifting lyrics, as well as good times and feel-good vibes. Grant Jammatron is a Tuesday night event designed to give lovers of this other form of hip-hop an outlet. Hosted by Doski Wo, this weekly event showcases positive local hip-hop groups as well as DJs spinning classic and underground sounds. 21 and up. Doors open at 8 p.m. $5 before 10 p.m.; $10 after 10 p.m.