Local & Live Music in August
By KRIS YOUMANS, Special to The Paper
Music is finding its way to most venues and the artists are excited to be up close & personal with their audiences.
As usual The Cellar offers a consistently great music lineup along with patio dining.
And here are two venues to add to your list:
The Bricks on Church Street in Grantville features local and live music events and is a good choice for your own special events. Music at The Farm is in Moreland features fun Trop Rock music.
Newnan Unplugged is back at Vinylyte Records & Skate shop in downtown Newnan. This August 28th show will feature Patrick Thompson, Parker Crutchfield, Ashley & Matt Morris, Daniel Freeman & more.
Main Street Newnan is hosting Summer Newnan Nights and on 8/12 Lerogie will entertain with a wide variety of genres & rock & pop tunes.
Lots of local and live music to choose from. See you out at a show soon!
Local Venues – August Calendar
ABIDE BREWING COMPANY
130 Werz Industrial Blvd., Newnan
8/20 … Chase Tibbitts, 5 pm
19 W. Court Square, Newnan • 770-683-2526
Call ahead to check on Live music dates.
BIG SHOTS KITCHEN & BAR
102 B Guthrie Way, Peachtree City • 770-629-5591
Every Sunday … Jeanine Duke, 12:30 – 3 p.m.
141 Main Street, LaGrange • 706-298-5485
Live Music every Friday and Saturday Night with Food & Drink Specials all week. Thursday is Karaoke Night.
BRICKHOUSE GRILLE & TAVERN
80 Newnan Station, Newnan • 770-683-2790
Check Brickhouse’s Facebook page for details.
THE BRICKS ON CHURCH STREET
13 Church Street, Grantville
Check out this new Performance & Event Center
THE CELLAR / THE BAYS
20 Jefferson Street, Newnan • 770-683-6328
8/6 … The Knotty G’s
8/6 … Maury Allums
8/7 … Wyatt Edmondson
8/11 … Toni Byrd
8/12 … Jackie Green
8/13 … Luis Alas Project
8/14 … The Band One
8/18 … Jeanine Duke
8/19 … Daniel Toole
8/20 … Sawdust
8/20 … Maury Allums
8/21 … Sundowner Motel
8/25 … Toni Byrd
8/26 … Mary Martin
8/27… Mark Miller
8/28 … Pete & Pete Band
COCHRAN MILL BREWING COMPANY
27 Word Street, Fairburn GA • 770-892-1539
8/13 … Bekah Marie
8/14 … Evan Crowther
8/20 … Corey Estes
8/27 … Gray Sunday Acoustic Duo
8/28 … Justin Tyme
140 EAST WASHINGTON STREET
8/6 … Out The Boat Tour, Christian Hip Hop, 7 pm
Some of the best CHH will gather for a concert to remember. $10 thru Eventbrite
THE FRED AMPHITHEATER
201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City • 770-631-0630
8/7 … Who’s That Girl – The Ultimate Diva Experience, 7:30 pm
8/20 … A1A (Jimmy Buffett Tribute Band), 7:30 pm
9/25 … Face 2 Face (Elton John / Billy Joel Tribute), 7:30 pm
2850 Hwy. 54, Peachtree City • 770-486-2696
8/6 … Blair Out Loud, 8 pm
8/7 … Luke Martin, 8 pm
8/13 … The Band 85 South, 8 pm
8/14 … 3rd Shift, 8 pm
8/20 … Quarter Mile Rendezvous, 8 pm
GREENVILLE STREET PARK
8/20 … Jazz In the Park with The Atlanta Jazz Players, 7:30 pm
HALF SHELL OYSTER BAR & HOTDOG SHOP
1690 Highway 34 East, Newnan • 770-502-9911
Specials on appetizers and beer on Thursdays along with great music!
8/12 … Ellis Lowery & Tony Stephens, 6 pm
8/19 … Zac Gilbert, 6 pm
8/26 … Jimmy Granauro & Tom Tucker, 6 pm
LINE CREEK BREWING COMPANY
150 Huddleston Road, Ste 300, Peachtree City • 678-545-6024
8/7 … 3-Year Anniversary with Mary Claire Martin, Damon C. Scott, Daniel Toole, The Southside Band, and Michell Malone
8/22 … Matt Moskal, 12:30 pm
THE MAD MEXICAN
2 East Court Square, Newnan • 770-683-9545
8/6 … Jeanine Duke, 6 pm
8/13 … John Hensley, 6 pm
8/18 … Lerogie, 5 pm
MILL TOWN MUSIC HALL
1031 Alabama Avenue South, Bremen GA • 770-537-6455
8/6 … Ricky Skaggs, 7:30 pm
8/7 … Caleb Lee Hutchinson, 7:30 pm
8/14 … The Oak Ridge Boys, 7:30 pm
MUSIC AT THE FARM (private music venue)
960 Bexley Road, Moreland • 404-520-0420
$20 donation (100%) goes to Artist performing for the evening.
8/12 … Lerogie – Kids welcome, bring an appetizer & beverage of choice.
PICKIN’ ON THE SQUARE
Around the Courthouse Square in downtown Newnan
On the 1st Saturday of every month. This event starts around 10 a.m. and goes until 2 p.m. and is for all ages and levels of play. Join in the fun by singing along or bring your acoustic instrument. Lots of networking for musicians going on during the performances.
RPM FULL SERVICE
15 Jackson Street, Newnan
Every Sunday, Ross Pead starts around noon on the patio.
SOUTHERN GROUND AMPHITHEATER
301 Lafayette Avenue, Fayetteville • 770-719-4173
8/21 … Don Felder, 8 pm
SUMMERGROVE GOLF CLUB
335 SummerGrove Parkway, Newnan • 770-251-1800
Friday Night Dinner & Music
8/6 … Pete & Pete Band
8/13 … Off Ramp
8/20 … Phil & The Blanks
8/27 … Barefoot Nina
9/3 … The Dreamers
SUMMER NEWNANIGHTS – Hosted by Main Street Newnan
Greenville Street Park, downtown Newnan
Monthly summer event, family-friendly music, food trucks, vendors, etc…
8/12 … Lerogie, 6 pm – all musical genres & styles topped with rock guitar
28 South Court Square, Newnan • 770-282-0237
8/28 … Parker Crutchfield, Patrick Thompson, Ashley & Matthew Morris, 7 pm
WILD LEAP BREWING COMPANY
308 Main Street, LaGrange • 706-298-6400
8/20 … Taco Fiesta, 5 pm with Live Music, Taco Trucks & Food Vendors
Contacts & Links for Various Local Musicians
CALLISTA CLARK … New EP Release! Callista is from Zebulon,Ga. – started singing & playing in church, has created a huge following while recording her videos onYouTube & has become quite a songwriter! She’s under the Big Machine label and the new EP really showcases her amazing talent. She’s playing shows all over the country so follow her on FB, Instagram & YouTube.
HEYDREAMER (Melody Kiser) … https://heydreamerband.com/ & on Facebook at facebook.com/heydreameratl. HeyDreamer is recording their second album at Real2Reel Studio in Jonesboro. Will Turpin from Collective Soul is producing the album and the band loves every one of these new songs!
DOUG KEES … Voted Best Musician in Coweta County (& I would say much further than that if you’re wondering!)
Look for his live videos on Facebook. www.dougkees.com official website. Doug has a new album release titled ‘ELEVEN.’ You can get your copy of the CD now by going to Doug’s website! Several of the singles from the new CD have been added to multiple Spotify playlists. Also check out the album Roots & Boughs (acoustic guitar instrumentals) on his website.
LEROGIE … find him on Facebook & on Reverbnation at www.reverbnation.com/Lerogiemusic
MARY CLAIRE MARTIN … find Mary on Facebook & on her website at www.marymartinmusic.com. Classically trained on piano as a child, as a teenager took up the electric guitar & never looked back!
THE PETE & PETE BAND … Performing a wide variety of music-pop,rock,country,R&B, Motown,Oldies,Blues,, Dance music & more https://www.facebook.com/PETE-PETE-BAND-107236997813690
JOSH PURGASON … www.joshpurgason.com
DANIEL TOOLE … Daniel Toole Music on YouTube, Amazon Music, Apple Music & www.onedanieltoole.com. Daniel is working on his new EP ‘KEEPSAKE’ to be released Summer 2021. Check out Daniel’s website for all upcoming events.
8/7 … Line Creek Brewery, 3 pm
8/8 … Beacon Brewery in LaGrange, 4 pm
8/19 … The Cellar, 6 pm
8/21 … Peachtree Farmer’s Market, 10 am
LEONARD WASHINGTON on Facebook, Instagram & Reverbnation
KRIS YOUMANS BAND … www.krisyoumansband.com … Recording new album at Southside Tracks Studio. Reader’s Choice Newnan-Coweta Magazine Best Band 2020 & 2021.