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Tokyo Spa

FRIDAY AT THE TRACTOR ROOM

Twang Southern Tastes and Sounds already has established itself as the cornerstone of Payne City, being the location where neighborhood residents meet for dinner, drinks and conversation. The addition of the Tractor Room allows the restaurant to be an all-encompassing source of entertainment and nightlife. This First Friday, they invite one of Macon’s favorite good time cover bands, Tokyo Spa, to their stage. Tokyo Spa specializes in rock ’n’ roll from the ’90s with the best of the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s dropped in for good measure. 21 and older. 9 p.m. Free.

Funk You, sunDollars, Floco Torres

SATURDAY AT THE HUMMINGBIRD STAGE AND TAPROOM

Wow, can you believe the Hummingbird has been open for 10 years? For 10 years, the Hummingbird has been the place to see live music -- and especially local music -- in Macon. To celebrate, they have put together a rocking show of local and regional sounds. Funk You is from Augusta, and their name says it all. They will be joined by two Macon acts that need no introduction, sunDollars and Floco Torres. Outside on the patio, Matt Lang will be playing an acoustic set. 18 and older. 7 p.m. $5.

Chris Stapleton

SATURDAY AT COX CAPITOL THEATRE

Fans of country music are very familiar with the name Chris Stapleton. Stapleton was formerly a member of and songwriter for the SteelDrivers. Now, he’s touring in support of his own solo albums, which have been wildly popular. Stapleton recently has been seen on many well known TV shows, including David Letterman’s show and “The View” in support of his new album, “Traveller.” He will be joined at this Macon show by special guest Sam Lewis. Under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Doors open at 7 p.m. $15.

The Vineyard Band and Robert Lee Coleman

SATURDAY AT GRANT’S LOUNGE

Grant’s Lounge has long been known as one of the most important places in the story of Macon’s music history. Now they are expanding on that legacy as they announce their new music hall on the second floor. The new music hall’s first show will be with the classic country sounds of the Vineyard Band, led by the vocals of Anna Marie Pierce, and local blues legend Robert Lee Coleman. 21 and older. 9 p.m. $5.

Memorial Concert for Tim Brooks

SUNDAY AT THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND MUSEUM AT THE BIG HOUSE

Local Southern rock legend Tim Brooks -- one half of the Brooks Brothers -- recently passed away, leaving a hole in the close-knit Macon music community. This concert to celebrate the spirit and life of Tim Brooks will include performances from E.G. Kight, Eddie Stone, LaVerne Smith, Chance Royal and many more. Alan Walden will be the emcee for the event. All ages welcome. 3 p.m. $10.

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