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Trae Pierce
Trae Pierce
First Friday Disco Lunch with DJ Shawty Slim


Roasted and DJ Shawty slim have a few questions for you: Does the "Hustle" and bustle of the daily grind have you down? Are you tired of breakin' your back for the man just to keep on "Stayin' Alive"? Are you ready to crank back a "5th of Beethoven" by the middle of your work day? Are you "Wishing on a Star" for a respite from the monotony? If you answered yes to any of these questions, Disco Lunch at Roasted just might be what you need. This unique event provides the opportunity to shake a leg in the middle of the workday and relieve a bit of the stress accumulated at the office. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Free.

R. Stevie Moore with Small People's Music Ensemble, Cedro Denado and Jasper, and Power Hour


By some estimates, R. Stevie Moore has released about 2,000 songs on more than 400 records in his lifetime. His career began when he was still a child in Nashville, contributing vocals to "But You Love Me, Daddy," a novelty song by Jimmy Reeves in a session set up by his father who famously played bass in Elvis' band. Soon after, he began releasing homemade records across a wide variety of styles and formats. He's a pioneer of the do-it-yourself ethos and a was a master of the lo-fi style before lo-fi was even a style. Moore rarely tours, so this one will certainly be a treat for Macon. 9 p.m.

Revolution 360


Revolution 360 is made up of some of Macon's finest and most experienced musicians. Edward Dunbar, on vocals, was a member of the Original Drifters; Bass player Calvin Arline has shared the stage with the likes of Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, Johnny Taylor, Marvis Staples, Bobby Womack, Percy Sledge, Cher and Carlos Santana; guitarist Robert Lee Coleman can be heard on several James Brown records and also played with the legendary Percy Sledge. Throughout their careers in the music industry, these three gentleman got to know each other well, and since they're all based in Macon, decided to join forces to record an album and perform as Revolution 360. 10 p.m.

Trae Pierce and the T-Stone Band with Choir of Babble


Trae Pierce is one of those guys who you may not know by name, but you're going to be impressed by the names he's worked with. Since hitting the road at the age of 13, Trae has played bass with the Blind Boys of Alabama, Susan Tedeschi and even shared a stage with the late James Brown. He's produced and recorded with artists from all over the musical spectrum, ranging from Flo-Rida to Bizzy Bone to Phil Collins to Lou Reed. His achievements have earned him four Grammy awards, three Dove awards, an NAACP Image award and last, but not least, a 2010 induction into the Alabama Music Hall of Fame. Backed by his T-Stone Band, their blend of blues-infused funk will not disappoint. Local upstarts Choir of Babble return to the Bird stage after impressing the crowd at the Winter Music Festival. 10:30 p.m. $5.

CeeLo Green with Escort


CeeLo Green can do it all. He's variously described as a "Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter-producer, television personality, actor, entrepreneur, pop culture and fashion icon, and professional lady killer." Musically, he first hit the airwaves as a member of Atlanta's Goodie Mob. Later, he teamed up with producer Danger Mouse as one half of Gnarls Barkley, who released the mega-hit "Crazy" in 2006. CeeLo also has found success as a solo artist, most recently for his hit song "Forget You." He'll be bringing a few of those personas through Macon on his "Love Train Tour," which is a celebration for his recently-released record, "Heart Blanche." Doors: 7 p.m./Show: 8 p.m. $32-$35.