The Music – February 2018


The MUSIC Local and Live…by Kris Youmans
We’re still in the beginning stages of the music scene for 2018 and Americana, Blues, Roots, Bluegrass, Country & Jazz , along with alternatives of all the genres are being performed on the stages of notable venues and tucked away in the corners of pubs, restaurants and coffee houses in Coweta County and surrounding areas. Conversations are buzzing about exciting new local talent and established bands we’ve heard throughout the month of January. The City of Homes is host to homegrown talent whether it’s clever, heartfelt songwriting or a party band with all of your favorite cover tunes. The best music is always Local and Live so mark the calendar as you browse below and we’ll see you out at a show soon!

19 W. Court Square, Newnan, GA 30263
Feb. 9, 9:30 p.m. Stevie Tombstone  American folk, country & blues,  Georgia born, veteran performer, guitarist & songwriter
Feb.10, 9:30 p.m.  Good Time Charlie
Feb.16,  9 p.m.  II Tone Def
Feb. 23,  9:30 p.m.  The Gypsies Blues & rock with soul
Feb. 24,  9 p.m.  Rock Band Karaoke

28 S. Court Square, Newnan, GA 30263

Feb. 9,   7 p.m. Kris Youmans Band
Feb. 24, 7 to 9 p.m. Newnan Unplugged featuring Carly Gibson, Tyler Wallace,  John & Lalla McGee, James Sennett, Thomas Oliver.
*Carly Gibson composes soulful, sophisticated music, sings beautifully and plays a mean guitar!
*Thomas Oliver is a poet, songwriter and former journalist for Atlanta’s largest newspaper, now living in Tybee Island, GA. Born in Atlanta, graduated from UGA ,also published an international best seller ‘The Real Coke,The Real Story’
Don’t miss this Newnan Unplugged at Vinylyte Records/Brown’s Guitar Mill- this is a great lineup.

335 Summergrove Parkway, Newnan, GA 30265

Friday Night Dinner and Live Music:

Feb. 16,   Table 18  multi-genre acoustic duo featuring a wide range of covers and catchy originals
Feb. 23,  The Dreamers

March 2,  Pete & Pete
March 9,  Barefoot Nina acoustic soft rock, folk, and oldies
March 16, Table 18
March 23, The Dreamers

485 Highway 16 W., Newnan, GA 30263

Every Tuesday Open Mic starts at 8 p.m. The winner performs on the following Wednesday night.

Sunday Fundays start at 3 p.m.
Feb. 11,  Leland Shine
18, Josh Rodgers
25, Kevin Lee

March 4,  Audio Dose  folk rock
11, Brittany Avery country and a dynamic voice
18, Josh Rodgers
25, Rachael Wilson

THE CELLAR / The Bays at The Firestone
20 Jefferson Street, Newnan, GA 30263

Feb. 10, 9 p.m. 3rd Shift acoustic cover band playing b-side gems, current rock & pop & tunes from the 60’s, 70’s, & 80’s.

Feb. 14 Valentine’s Day Dinner call for reservations! 4 course dinner,  and a live three piece Jazz band for this annual event

Feb. 16 The Four Ts
Feb. 17 Battlefield Collective
Feb. 23 Two Broke Kings
Feb  24  Jacob Steifel

March 1, 7 p.m. a Wild Leap Tap Takeover in The Bays w/ Fuel on Fire
March 3, Joe Jack
March 8, Kevin Lee
March 9, Michael Zair

*Every Wednesday 7 until 10 p.m. Jazz @ The Cellar with Neal Waulchope  & Toni Byrd

RPM Full Service
15 Jackson Street, Newnan, GA 30263

Open Mic Night with Blaire Morgan every Wednesday, sign up at 7:30 p.m.
All sound equipment provided – food and drink specials.

Live Acoustic music every Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. on the patio
and 8 p.m. inside.

1690 Hwy 34 East, Newnan, GA 30265

Every Thursday at The Half Shell:
Live Music starts at 6 p.m. and Appalachian oysters are 30 % off.

2808 GA Hwy 54, Peachtree City, GA 30269

Right up the road in PTC is a venue that hosts many of our local Coweta County performing artists. Happy to list them as a fine contributor to the local music scene. Along with a great menu, big stage, & super sound tech, Grazing Here has proven to be a place local musicians love to play!

Feb 9, Kevin Lee
16, Eley Road Southern rock, classic rock & country
17, One Hit Wonderland
23, Second Time Around
24, Mock of Ages

March 9, Kris Youmans Band
10, Head Games -Tribute to Foreigner

80 Newnan Station Dr, Newnan, GA 30265

Feb. 9 & 10  KISER  alternative rock band performing dynamically captivating live shows
Feb. 24, 9 p.m. South Of Nashville Atlanta based country band specializing in 90’s covers

141 Main Street Ste B, LaGrange, GA  30240

Feb. 10,  8:30 p.m. Drew Ashworth
16,  8:30 p.m. Original Complex rock n roll
17,  8:30 p.m. Brickhouse Dueling Pianos

1st Saturday of every month 10 a.m.

Whether you play an instrument or just want to gather ‘round ,you can join in for a nearly 10 year tradition of making music on the square
-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 the local music scene, 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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