The Music – August 2018


There’s still a lot of outdoor events, fun festivals, & music to be heard before the end of summer, before the next season of change. There’s so much more music to be appreciated, and while you’re out supporting local live music you may find another favorite group or musician to follow. Coweta County presents local talent at its best. See you out at a show soon !

The Alamo

19 W Court Square, Newnan
(770) 683-2526

Aug 11th 9 p.m. Anniversary Party/Yacht Rock Karaoke

18th 9:30 p.m. Kiser -an alternative rock band, fronted by siblings and backed by a powerful rhythm section-energetic live shows

24th 9 p.m. Two Tone Def

25th 9:30 p.m. Crossroads Rebellion -plays current and classic songs from rock, funk, & R&B genres

31st 9:30 p.m. Sweet Grass Sally -a perfect balance of rock, funk, folk & blues writing honest lyrics with soulful harmonies

Sept 15th @ 8 p.m. 6th Annual Blues Plate Special for Meals on Wheels Coweta

Featuring the best of the Blues- Eric Culberson Band, Frankie’s Blues Mission, Callista Clark, Third Degree, Leonard Washington, SWEETBAY, & The Kris Youmans Band

The BAYS @ The Firestone/The Cellar

20 Jefferson Street, Newnan
(770) 683-6328

Aug 2nd Kyle Watz

3rd Michael Zaib

4th David Pippin -a latin, acoustic & jazz guitarist from Carrollton,, two-time Atlanta Blues Challenge Winner

9th Stoney Dennis

Aug 10th 2 Broke Kings

11th Cougar Love

16th Sara Greer Sara plays an eclectic mix of rock, pop & originals, she is a self taught multi instrumentalist & accomplished vocalist

17th Daniel Toole Duo

18th The Four T’s

23rd Matt Lyons

24th Michael Zaib Louisiana born & Georgia raised bringing soul, blues, & folk genres into his songwriting

25th The Right Swipes

*Every Wednesday night Live Jazz @ The Cellar


335 Summergrove Parkway, Newnan
(770) 251-1800

Friday Nights:

Aug 10th Matt Moskal

17th Off Ramp

24th Wild Eyed Dream

31st Table 18

Sept 7th Stil

14th Wild Eyed Dream

21st Off Ramp

Summer Grove Bands

Saturday Nights:

Aug 18th Wild Eyed Dream

Sept 15th Off Ramp

Ashley Park

Look for details on Ashley Park’s FIDO FEST September 29th from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Also their Fall Festival will be October 27th


2 East Court Square, Newnan

Aug 10th 6 p.m. Josh Purgason

11th 6 p.m. Larry Mills

17th 6:30 p.m. Third Degree

18th 6 p.m. Lerogie

24th 6 p.m. Matt Moskal

25th 6 p.m. Ellis Lowery

Half Shell Hot Dog & Oyster Bar

1690 Hwy 34 E, Newnan
(770) 502-9911

Aug 14th Charlie Hudgins

16th Josh Purgason

21st Matt Moskal

23rd Daniel Toole

28th Larry Mills

30th Joey Troup


15 Jackson Street, Newnan
(770) 683-1414

*Every Wednesday is Open Mic with Blaire Morgan -Sign up at 7 p.m.

* Live Music starts at 2 p.m. on the patio, then Acoustic music at 8 p.m. inside, every Saturday & Sunday.

FATBOYS Bar & Grill

485 Hwy 16 West Newnan
(770) 755-6909

Aug 5th Kevin Lee

12th Brother G & Uncle MF

19th Josh Rodgers

26th Johnny D



80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan
(770) 683-2790

Sept 6th Corey Smith an Indie-minded country singer who has built a grassroots audience through his over 15 years of songwriting

Sept 14th Sweet Tea Project

Grazing Here in PTC

2808 Georgia HWY 54, PTC
(770) 486-2696

Aug 10th Second Time Around

11th Andrews Brothers Dueling Pianos

17th The Four T’s

18th The Band 85 South

25th One Hit Wonderland

31st Into The Further

Pickin’ On The Square

Downtown Newnan

1st Saturday of every month : Join in an over 10-year tradition of pickin’ & grinnin’ on the courthouse steps. Bring an instrument and join in or just stroll and listen to this great acoustic music. Everyone welcome!

Kris Youmans is originally from Savannah, GA where she was part of the River Street music scene early on and is greatly influenced by music of the southern culture. Kris’ interests are focused on local music, organizing music fundraisers, her three grown children, life on Pierce Chapel & Hank the Dog who also has an ear for music!. Contact Kris with questions, comments, suggestions or just to say you like her column [email protected])

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