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FRIDAY AT COX CAPITOL THEATRE

Each month, the Blues, Brews and BBQ Concert Series gets a little bit better. This month features guitarist Tinsley Ellis, the AJ Ghent Band and Diane Durrett. And as if that’s not enough, your $15 ticket includes a barbecue buffet from Georgia Bob’s! This event has good music and good food! Under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Doors open at 7 p.m. $15.

FRIDAY AT FRESH PRODUCE RECORDS

Dalmatian has made their mark on Macon and is considered by those in the know as one of the best new bands this town has to offer. They are releasing their new EP, “Obscure Discoteca,” on Friday. To celebrate, they will perform a free show at Fresh Produce Records where they will have copies of the new CD for sale. All ages. 9 p.m. Free.

SATURDAY AT THE DOUGLASS THEATRE

The Metropolitan Opera has been broadcasting its performances to theaters across the globe and we are lucky enough to get to see those performances right here in Macon at the historic Douglass Theatre. This weekend, we will be enchanted by Rossini’s most famous opera, “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” (“The Barber of Seville”). Isabel Leonard plays Rosina, Lawrence Brownlee is Almaviva and Christopher Maltman is Figaro. All ages. 12:55 p.m. $24 adults, $20 seniors and students.

SUNDAY AT COX CAPITAL THEATER

Each year, musicians and music lovers come together to celebrate the life and music of Duane Allman with the Skydog concert. This year marks the event’s ninth anniversary. The list of special guests reads like a who’s who of Southern rock royalty and includes Tommy Talton, Robert Lee Coleman, Lamar Williams Jr., Paul Hornsby and more. All ages. Noon. Admission is 10 canned goods to benefit the Rescue Mission of Middle Georgia.

MONDAY IN MERCER UNIVERSITY’S FICKLING HALL

Mercery University faculty artist and pianist Ian Altman is a scholar of 19th century romanticism. As part of the Joan Stockstill Godsey Concert Series, he will perform works from Clementi, Chopin and “Carnaval” by Schumann. All ages. 7:30 p.m. Free.

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