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Zach Deputy

SUNDAY ON COLEMAN HILL

It’s time to breakout your patchwork pants and that dusty hula hoop, because this one’s going to require both -- maybe even at the same time. Zach Deputy, a master of live looping and festival circuit favorite, brings his soulful, rhythm and blues-indebted sound to Macon for the latest installment of the Second Sunday concert series. It’s a free event, but there are a few (simple) rules: no grills or tents, all pets must be leashed, and please be mindful of your neighbors if you’re going to smoke. Food and drinks for sale on site. In the event of rain, the concert will be moved to a pending location. Details will be announced on Facebook. All ages. 6 p.m. Free.

Beer and Bluegrass

SATURDAY AT THE 567 CENTER FOR RENEWAL

In honor of its fifth anniversary, the 567 Center for Renewal presents a lively event featuring two summertime essentials: beer and bluegrass. The event will feature live music by Johnny Roquemore and the Apostles of Bluegrass (who was chosen by Creative Loafing as Best Local Singer/Songwriter in Atlanta), craft beer tastings from Growler Spot, food and a raffle for prizes. Macon Beer Company owner Jeremy Knowles will be present to answer questions about his brews. All proceeds from Beer and Bluegrass benefit The 567 and support its mission of bringing creative life to downtown Macon. 7 p.m. $25 in advance, includes four tasting tickets, food and a souvenir pint glass.

Thomas Wynn and the Believers

FRIDAY AT THE HUMMINGBIRD STAGE AND TAPROOM

Hailing from a musical family, this sibling-led band is heavily influenced by Thomas and Olivia’s father, Tom Wynn, the original drummer of Cowboy, one of Capricorn Studio’s legendary bands from the 1970s. His influence, as well as their faith and rearing in church, shape their songwriting and musical interests, and these deeply rooted principles certainly laid the foundation for what the Wynns bring to the Believers’ sound. Thomas’ spirit-moving vocals are uniquely supported by Olivia’s engaging and captivating voice and presence, backed by a tight band for a sound that is equal parts rock ’n’ roll and Southern soul. 18 and older. 10:30 p.m. $5.

Gannon Adams

FRIDAY AT THE CRAZY BULL

Georgia boy Gannon Adams sings songs about dirt roads, pickups, campfires and pasture parties, and he’s influenced by decades of country legends like Merle Haggard, Travis Tritt, Mark Chesnutt and Garth Brooks. Recently, Gannon opened for Haggard in Macon, and he’s back in town to support his new record, “Breakin’ Me Down,” which features a mix of driving guitars, heart-felt ballads and smooth country heartbreakers. 18 and older. 8 p.m. $5.

Grassland String Band

SATURDAY AT THE HUMMINGBIRD STAGE AND TAPROOM

Athens favorites the Grassland String Band brings their self-described “Amerigrass” -- a soulful mix of Americana, bluegrass, folk, jazz, pop, love, spirit and gumbo -- to the Hummingbird stage. The band, made up of veterans of the city’s revered music scene, plays music that crosses generations and genres and is best experienced in a live setting. 18 and older. 10:30 p.m. $5.

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