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FRIDAY AT THE HUMMINGBIRD STAGE AND TAPROOM

Baby Baby is high energy and simply put, fun! These guys have catchy songs that rock hard enough to make you want to jump up and down and dance yourself into a frenzy. They will be joined by Macon’s own Good Night Alive, who were featured on VH1’s “Make A Band Famous” and will be celebrating their CD release. Thomas Young, of Macon, will start the night off with his experimental folk selections. 18 and up. 10 p.m. $5 for ages 21 and older, $10 for those under 21.

SATURDAY AT COX CAPITOL THEATRE

Sean Pritchard of TheBlueIndian.com is celebrating his birthday with a great concert for a great cause. Roadkill Ghost Choir has been traveling the country with their Southern informed indie-rock. With their Florida roots showing, they’ve made appearances at Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza, New York Governor’s Ball and more. They will be joined by T. Hardy Morris & the Hard Knocks, and Macon’s own sunDollars. This concert benefits the Historic Macon Foundation. Under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Doors open at 7 p.m. $14.

SATURDAY AT THE HUMMINGBIRD STAGE AND TAPROOM

It’s been a long time since we’ve seen the name Stoopgrass listed on the calendar of events, and to be honest, it’s good to see them back. What took so long? Stoopgrass is a funky, roots-rock band who delivers a good time, every time. Led by Matt Moncrief, who is at the top of the seniority list in Macon’s music scene, listening to these guys play is like hanging out at the best bonfire party you’ve ever been to with friends who play really good music to dance to. It’s a perfect way to unwind after Christmas. 18 and up. 10 p.m. $5.

WEDNESDAY AT THE MACON CENTREPLEX BALLROOM

Sister Sparrow and the Dirty Birds put on one heck of a show. This band comes complete with a horn section to deliver a big, funky sound. Arleigh Kincheloe’s husky and sultry voice keeps the tunes moving with a soulful feel. If you love music and love to dance, this is a great show on the biggest party night of the year. They will be joined by Benjamin Olsen & Dirty Rhythm. 21 and up. 8 p.m. $20-$70.

WEDNESDAY AT BILLY’S CLUBHOUSE

Celebrate the end of 2014 and ring in 2015 with the aggressive country and classic rock sounds of Boot Hill. This band knows how to have fun, so what better way to spend New Year’s Eve? Made up of members of the Abby Owns Band, Eddie Kirkland Band, Stoopgrass and more, this is truly a Macon superband. Special guests will include Gary Sassaman and Ross Thomas. Free champagne toast at midnight. 21 and up. 9 p.m. Free.

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