Macon music book’s official launch set for tonight

NewTown Macon is hosting a launch party tonight from 7-9 p.m. at the Georgia Music Hall of Fame for the new book “Street Singers, Soul Shakers, Rebels With A Cause: Music From Macon.”

The event is free and open to the public. The book chronicles the story of key moments in Macon’s musical history for the past half-century.

DJ Ben Sandifer will be playing music and Chris Hicks will perform live at the event. Author Candice Dyer and several others will sign copies of the book, which retails for $49.95.