Gig Guide

December 20, 2013 

McKenzie’s Mill

Friday at the Hummingbird Stage and Taproom

McKenzie’s Mill is a West End, N.C., duo who describe their sound as “Southern fried rock ’n’ roll.” This hard rocking two piece walks the line between rock ’n’ roll and country. They find their influence in Lynyrd Skynyrd, Jamey Johnson, Gov’t Mule and other sounds that pull from Southern life. 21 and up. 10 p.m. $5.

Bama Gamblers

Saturday at the Hummingbird Stage and Taproom

I don’t think I’ve ever heard of a band that calls Auburn, Ala., its home base. I’m sure they are out there. At least I hope so. However, the Bama Gamblers are the first one I’ve run across. Their Southern roots shine through in their music with a style that is heavily influenced by big city blues and Southern soul. 21 and up. 10 p.m. $5.

Chuck Leavell and Friends

Saturday at Cox Capitol Theatre

Chuck Leavell has been lifted to just about the highest status you can achieve as a Middle Georgia artist. We all love him. He played with the Allman Brothers Band, created his own band, Sea Level, on Capricorn Records, went on to play keyboards with the Rolling Stones, and after all of that success he still lives right here in Middle Georgia. Plain and simple, we love Leavell around these parts, so this show is going be a very special event. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $35 and $40.

T/SMS, Gurgle Twins and Harry Cloud Free

Monday at Fresh Produce Records

Hearing music in a record store is an experience all to itself that Macon hasn’t been able to enjoy in a very long time. It’s small shows like these that introduce music lovers to new sounds that wouldn’t get a chance at some of the better known places to hear music here in town. Tom Smith of T/SMS made his mark in the alternative sound To Live and Shave in LA. He will be joined by local bands Gurgle Twins and Harry Cloud Free. All ages. 9 p.m. Free.

Milk Money

Tuesday at the Hummingbird Stage and Taproom

It’s Christmas Eve and if you already know you are getting a giant lump of coal in your stocking, chances are you are going to be out looking for something fun to do. Well, have no fear, the Hummingbird will be open and Milk Money will be taking the stage. They will be covering all your favorite tunes from the ’60s to today. 21 and up. 10 p.m. Free.

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