The Music: December’s Local & Live Line-up and Calendar
By Kris Youmans, Special to The Paper
Happy Holidays & sincere wishes for a new beginning, & a renewed energy to create, communicate, collaborate & celebrate!
Thank you for reading The PAPER & supporting your local independent community businesses.
Contacts, Links & Shows for Local Musicians
DOUG KEES … live videos on Because Kindness is Contagious – Facebook
Check out the album Roots & Boughs (acoustic guitar instrumentals) on his website – dougkees.com.
DANIEL TOOLE … Daniel Toole Music on YouTube, Amazon Music, Apple Music & www.onedanieltoole.com
Check out Daniel’s website for upcoming events.
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!
DOUBLE GRANITE BAND / Ray Laue
www.doublegraniteband.com & subscribe to their YouTube page.
LEONARD WASHINGTON … on Facebook, Reverbnation & Instagram
PATRICK HAGEN … Live Streams on Facebook every Sunday night at 8 p.m.
ADAM WRIGHT …Newnan’s own Adam Wright & Shannon Wright have made a name for themselves over and over again in Nashville. Adam is a twice-nominated Grammy nominated songwriter, singer, producer, & musician. He’s written songs recorded and performed by Alan Jackson, Lee Ann Womack, John Legend, Brandy Clark, Robert Earl Keen, Lonesome River Band, Trisha Yearwood, Garth Brooks and others.
His newest album “I Win” was written in the Spring of 2020 during lockdown. The Associated Press says “I Win is a quarantine accomplishment, craft & care are reflected in the way he packs clever rhymes and wordplay into concise tunes.”
Check out I Win #2 in the Bluegrass Today charts.
LEROGIE … find him on Facebook & on Reverbnation at www.reverbnation.com/Lerogiemusic
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!
JOSH PURGASON … www.joshpurgason.com
Watch his video ‘Yin to My Yang’ on Youtube or on his website
12/11 … Dockside Marina, 7:30 p.m.
12/18 … Leopoldo’s in Carrollton, 10:30 p.m.
12/19 … Fiesta Azteca, 7 p.m.
12/26 … Printer’s Ale, 6 p.m.
CALLISTA CLARK … www.youtube.com/callistaclarkmusic
12/27 … Eddie’s Attic, 6 p.m.
KRIS YOUMANS BAND … www.krisyoumansband.com
Recording new album at Southside Tracks Studio
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
HANNAH MCGARITY … Find Hannah’s music on YouTube.
Hannah is an 18-year-old singer songwriter & plays guitar, piano, ukulele. You’ll find some of her original music on YouTube.
SAWDUST … Newnan-based band playing what’s considered ‘driving, honky tonk music’, influenced by Haggard, Waylon, Johnny Cash etc. Find them on Facebook. You can catch the show at The Mad Mexican on 12/18/20.
*When we were in Ballycastle, N.I., we played at The Harbour Bar /Harbour Lights Acoustic Sessions – brilliant players, good times! Here’s a few of the great musicians to follow on live streams & videos on YouTube from Ireland & Northern Ireland.
Grainne Duffy … singer songwriter guitarist from Ireland playing blues,soul, rock n roll, country. Website- grainneduffy.com
Dom Martin … born in Belfast, a singer songwriter who is a rising star in the blues world. Website- www.dommart.in
Harbour Lights Acoustic Sessions … in Ballycastle, NI on Facebook.
Foy Vance … singer songwriter from Bangor, NI. Gathered from the rich musical history & aesthetics of the southern United States , he released his first album HOPE in 2007. Check out this newest releases & Live Streams. Find him on FB, Instagram, Twitter,Itunes
12/12/20 … Streaming Live
ABIDE BREWING COMPANY
110 Werz Industrial Boulevard, Newnan
12/11 … Lerogie, 5 p.m.
19 W. Court Square, Newnan, Ga • 770-683-2526
Call ahead to check on Live music dates
141 Main Street, LaGrange • 706-298-5485
12/11 … Drew Ashworth, 9 p.m.
12/18 … Jason Earl Trio, 9 p.m.
12/31 … New Year’s Eve Party, 8 p.m.
BRICKHOUSE GRILLE & TAVERN
80 Newnan Station, Newnan • 770-683-2790
12/18 & 12/19 … Tim Dugger, 9 p.m.
Country singer/songwriter influenced by Merle, Hank Jr. and Alan Jackson
THE CELLAR/THE BAYS
20 Jefferson Street, Newnan • 770-683-6328
12/26 … The Pete and Pete Band, 7 p.m.
2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City • 770-486-2696
12/5 … Hunter Callahan, 8 p.m.
12/11 … Leonard Koggins Trio, 8 p.m.
12/12 … Wicked, 8 p.m.
12/18 … THEM, 8 p.m.
12/19 … Fuze, 8 p.m.
HALF SHELL OYSTER BAR & HOTDOG SHOP
1690 Highway 34 East, Newnan • 770-502-9911
12/10 … James Sennette’s Christmas Party, 6 p.m.
12/17 … Hunter Flanagan, 6 p.m.
LINE CREEK BREWERY
150 Huddleston Road, Peachtree City
12/18 … Mary Claire Martin, 6 p.m.
12/19 … Daniel Toole, 6 p.m.
12/26 … Mary Claire Martin, 6 p.m.
THE MAD MEXICAN
2 East Court Square, Newnan • 770-683-9545
12/9 … Lerogie
12/11 … Joey Troup
12/12 … Stella Weaver
12/18 … Sawdust
MILLTOWN MUSIC HALL
1301 Alabama Avenue South, Bremen • 770-537-6455
12/18 … Christmas Songs & Stories with John Berry, 7:30 p.m.
1/1 … Marty Haggard – a Tribute to Merle Haggard, 7:30 p.m.
1339 Upper Big Springs Road, LaGrange
12/18 … Daniel Toole, 7 p.m.
SUMMERGROVE GOLF CLUB
335 SummerGrove Parkway, Newnan • 770-251-1800
Friday Night Dinner & Music
12/18 … The Dreamers Christmas Show
12/31 … New Year’s Eve w/ The Pete & Pete Band