Gig Guide

January 17, 2014 

Friday Jan 17

The Black Lips at the Cox Capitol Theatre

The Black Lips have gained a reputation as one of Georgia’s wildest rock bands. Their onstage antics have become legendary and I wouldn’t feel comfortable telling any of those stories in the family-friendly Out & About. However, I will say that if you love a wild, high energy, rock ’n’ roll show, then you don’t want to miss this one. They will be joined by Curtis Harding and Shehehe. Those under age 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. 7 p.m. $18.

Saturday Jan 18

The Ride at the Crazy Bull

Jacksonville’s the Ride has been entertaining crowds across the South with their classic rock style. You’ll hear covers from Aerosmith, Journey, Kansas, Styx, Boston and more. They are sure to mix in some of their original numbers as well. 21 and older. 10 p.m. $5.

Of Montreal at the Cox Capitol Theatre

Of Montreal is part of the Elephant 6 collective of musicians out of Athens. Their wildly creative and artistic shows have led to tours around the world and have left people dancing to their bouncy sounds in every corner of the earth. Of Montreal’s front man Kevin Barnes has been re-imagining the band and the release of their newest album has presented a more stripped down version of the style they had been known for in the past. They will be joined by Wild Moccasins. Those under age 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. 7 p.m. $15 in advance; $18 day of show

Josh Graff Band at the Hummingbird Stage and Taproom

Josh Graff is as talented of a guitar player as you’re going to hear in this area. The combination of him and his close friend Travis Denning becomes an incredible experience for the listener. His love of the blues is put on display for all to experience and that experience is one you can’t help but get swept up in. 21 and older. 10 p.m. $5.

Tuesday Jan 21

John Patitucci at Mercer University’s Fickling Hall

Mercer University’s Fabian Concert Series always brings the most incredible performances to Macon. John Patitucci is a world renown jazz bassist. He’s played with Chick Corea, Wynton Marsalis, Wayne Shorter, McCoy Tyner and a string of other jazz greats. He’s going to be joined by names that will be familiar to fans of the wildly popular new Macon Pops series founded by Steve Moretti and Matt Catingub. Along with Moretti and Catingub, he will be performing with Amy Schwartz Moretti, Lawrence Dutton and Mercer’s McDuffie Center for Stings Ensemble. All ages. 7:30 p.m. $12; free for students and those with Mercer ID.

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