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FRIDAY AT THE HUMMINGBIRD STAGE AND TAPROOM

Session Road is an up-and-coming country band from right here in Middle Georgia. They describe themselves as “just some good ol’ boys doing what we love.” Their first single, “Catepillar Man,” on Pretty World Records gained some attention, landing on three different indie music charts. Music starts at 10 p.m. Admission $5. 18 and up.

FRIDAY AT THE CRAZY BULL

Ryan Kinder calls Birmingham, Alabama, home. His Southern upbringing can’t help but spill over into his music. Along with his Southern influence, he finds musical inspiration in artists like Brad Paisley, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Eric Clapton and others. Admission is $5. Doors open at 8 p.m. 18 and up.

FRIDAY AT THE FISH N’ PIG

Boothill is a local favorite when it comes to country music. The Fish N’ Pig is also a local favorite. Put them both together, and you have a winning night of good food and great country music. It gets no better than sitting on the lake with a cold drink and hearing some live music. The trick is to get there early to claim a good spot outside. Admission is free. All ages welcome. Music starts at 7 p.m.

SATURDAY AT THE HUMMINGBIRD STAGE AND TAPROOM

Crane proudly claims the term “crossover music” as his own. While sitting at a family dinner listening to Jill Scott and Gil Scott-Heron, the Atlanta native became inspired to create music that was full of reggae, soul and R&B with pop accessability. Crane released his “I Love Women” EP in 2014 and is now touring the Southeast. Admission is $5. Music starts at 10 p.m. 18 and up.

SATURDAY AT THE CRAZY BULL

Chuck Courtenay calls Pooler, Georgia, home. He just loves to play music and his passion was born out of listening to the country greats such as Merle Haggard, Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash and others. His live shows range from country classics to roadhouse and even includes some rock ’n’ roll. Admission is $5. 18 and up. Doors open at 7 p.m.

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