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Music hall to host several events

In addition to hosting the NewTown Getdown tonight, there are several events scheduled this weekend at the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.

The hall will host the 12th annual Brown Bag Boogie on Friday from noon-1 p.m.

The free event will feature the bluegrass band Redline Express.

People can also purchase barbecue lunches from Satterfield’s at the event for $7.

The Georgia Music Hall of Fame Awards will take place Saturday night at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

Among the inductees are Collective Soul, Peter Conlon, Third Day, Bryan-Michael Cox, Johnny L. Carson and posthumous honorees Berry Oakley, Roy Hamilton and Shakir Stewart.

The event will be telecast live on Georgia Public Broadcasting. For ticket information, call (770) 491-9494, extension 15. There will be an awards after-party at the Hard Rock Cafe, 215 Peachtree St. NE, beginning at 10:30 p.m.

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