Gig Guide

May 2, 2014 

Saturday, May 3rd

Dickey Betts with Great Southern at Cox Capitol Theatre

No introduction needed here. Dickey Betts was a founding member of one of Macon’s most beloved bands, the Allman Brothers Band. He has since embarked on a solo career with his band Great Southern, and this is his first trip to Macon since he left the Allman Brothers Band. They will be joined by another local favorite, the Crosstown Allstars. Tickets are $45. Younger than 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Acoustica at The Hummingbird

People who have been following the Macon music scene probably know this band best as Lewis & Matt from The Red Eye days of downtown. They have played with other bands over the years, including Toolshed Ginger and Great White Lion Snake. Now, they bring their unplugged acoustic rock back to downtown to The Hummingbird. Admission is $5. 21 and up. Music starts at 10 p.m.

Sunday May 4th

Mystery Road at The Library Ballroom

The Allman Brothers Band is celebrating its 45th anniversary. Here in Macon, we are celebrating all those great years of music by placing a historical marker at the sight of the Allman Brothers Band’s first concert. Back in 1969, the Library Ballroom was known as The College Discotheque and it played host to that fateful night of music. Hear all of your favorite songs from the era as Mystery Road helps us relive this great moment in time. Admission is free. Music starts at 3 p.m. All ages welcome.

Tuesday, May 6th

Lunchbeat Macon at The 567

If you haven’t been to one of the Lunchbeat Macon events yet, you owe it to yourself to check this one out. Lunchbeat Macon gathers some of the best DJs in Middle Georgia for an hourlong dance party in the middle of the day for the perfect lunch break. This month, all of the Lunchbeats worldwide will hold their event on the same day and broadcast every event over the Internet. So come out and show the world how we party in Macon! The event is free and family-friendly. The fun starts at noon.

Wednesday, May 7th

The Humminbird at Fresh Produce Records (Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard)

Michael Kendrick of ReDeMer is coming back to Macon to share a new project. He has teamed up with Muyassar Kurdi on a musical endeavor called The Humminbird. Kurdi lends her psychedelic poetry to autoharp backed droning sounds that creates a daydream-like folksy sound. Admission is free. All ages welcome. Music begins at 9 p.m.

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