Friday at Fresh Produce Records (Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard)
Ive been craving a record store in downtown since I first started spending the majority of my time down here. Now that Fresh Produce is open, they not only have a great selection of records to peruse, they have started a night of music featuring the musicians, singers and DJs who arent normally in the spotlight here in Macon. This months edition features B3, DJ Squirrelly, Tendo, the Based Clique Music Group and more. All ages. 6 p.m. Free.
Friday at Roasted Cafe and Lounge
Amerigo Gazaway is a DJ whos style appeals to hip-hop lovers as well as soul aficionados and record collectors. He blends classic and rare soul into a backing rhythm and then tops it off with lyrics from classic hip-hop tracks making old favorites sound fresh and new. This night isnt just a night for the music fanatics, theres plenty of bass and bouncy beats perfect for dancing! 18 and up. 10 p.m. Free.
Monty Cole Quintet
Friday at the Library Ballroom
The Jazz Association of Macon celebrates the holiday season with its Holiday Jam! This year, Holiday Jam features the music of the Monty Cole Quintet. Cole is a professor at Mercer Universitys Townsend School of Music. Get ready for a great night of music and dancing. 21 and up. 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $35 and include complementary wine, beer and appetizers.
Mercer University Childrens Choir
Friday at Mulberry Street United Methodist Church
The Mercer University Childrens Choir is part of the Townsend School of Music outreach program. They will perform their annual Christmas concert Friday in the churchs sanctuary. Youll be moved into the Christmas spirit with a selection of Christmas carols as well as traditional song arrangements. All ages. 7:30 p.m. $10.
Saturday at the City Auditorium
Everyone who was at the debut concert of Steve Moretti and Matt Catingubs Macon Pops Orchestra knows that a Macon Pops show is an incredible music and dancing experience. This months concert is a holiday celebration full of surprises, including vocals from Atlantas Maia Nicole, and a special performance from Macons own Floco Torres. This event is almost sold out; only balcony seats remain. All ages. 7:30 p.m. $17.70. For more information, visit www.maconpops.com.