The Music: Local and Live in August
By KRIS YOUMANS, Special to The Paper
“Music gives a soul to the Universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination & life to everything.”… Plato
Local Venues – August Calendar
ABIDE BREWING COMPANY
130 Werz Industrial Blvd., Newnan
9/10 … Rockin’ Newnan Bash 2022, 1 pm … Sara McAteer, Daniel Toole, David Pippin Group, Mary Claire Martin, Kris Yuma’s Band, Thoughts Are Nuclear, Perfect Animal, Bekah Marie Band, Sweet Grass Sally
19 W. Court Square, Newnan • 770-683-2526
Call ahead to check on Live music dates.
Open Mic Night every Sunday, 6-9 p.m.
1329 Bullsboro Drive, Newnan • 770-683-2790
8/11 … Jeanine Duke – singer, songwriter and cover tunes. Newnan favorite!
8/25 … Jeanine Duke
BIG SHOTS KITCHEN & BAR
102 B Guthrie Way, Peachtree City • 770-629-5591
Every Sunday … Jeanine Duke, 12:30 – 3 pm
141 Main Street, LaGrange • 706-298-5485
Great tavern atmosphere, local live music.
THE BRICKS ON CHURCH STREET
13 Church Street, Grantville • 678-877-6571
The Bricks on Church Street in Grantville features local and live music events and is a good choice for your own special events.
THE CELLAR / THE BAYS
20 Jefferson Street, Newnan • 770-683-6328
Live Jazz on Wednesdays, Acoustic on Thursdays in The Bays
Live Music Friday & Saturday Nights
8/5 … Tim Stephens
8/6 … Chuck & Nick
8/12 … Pete & Pete
8/13 … Sundowner Motel -Americana, alt country & folk
8/18 … Mary Martin – new tune to be released in August, ‘Whiskeyd Out’
8/19 … Mystery Tramp
8/20 … Southside Band
8/26 … The Band One – variety band performing all genres
9/1 … Mary Martin
COCHRAN MILL BREWING
27 Word Street, Fairburn • 770-892-1539
8/6 … Mike Lowry, 6 pm
2850 Hwy. 54, Peachtree City • 770-486-2696
All Shows begin at 8 p.m.
8/6 … FUZE
8/12 … Crossroads Rebellion
8/13 … Phil & The Blanks
8/19 … Hunter Callahan Band
8/20 … Limited Edition
8/26 …The Band 85 South
8/27 … Blair Out Loud
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!
8/11 … Jimmy Granauro & Ron Young
8/18 … Wyatt Acoustic Group
8/25 … Jimmy Granauro & Tom Tucker
HIGHLAND BAKERY IN THE AVENUE
238 City Center, Suite 1020, Peachtree City • 678-369-7820
7/29 … Mary Martin, 6 pm
HOLLONVILLE OPRY HOUSE AT TURIN UMC
20 Longstreet Avenue, Turin
Music every 1st and 3rd Saturdays of each month starting at 6:30 pm
Gospel, Bluegrass & Country • Good Music, Good Fellowship
8/6 … Dona Bopp Band, Line Creek Bluegrass – a blend of bluegrass, gospel and folk, and Kirkland & Friends
8/20 … The Coleman Family – phenomenal local family group with so much talent! Georgia Bound and Roustabouts
1875 East Main Street, Hogansville • 706-637-9444
8/17 … Daniel Toole – singer, songwriter, heartfelt original songs
JAZZ IN THE PARK
Greenville Street Park, Newnan
8/5 … Tommie Macon & the Gentleman of Jazz, 7:30 pm – Free event, bring a blanket, baskets and drink choice. Food Trucks on site.
LINE CREEK BREWING COMPANY
150 Huddleston Road, Peachtree City • 678-545-6024
8/13 … Mary Martin, 6 pm
LINE CREEK BUS BARN
300 City Center Parkway, Fayetteville • 770-731-1641
8/26 … Mary Martin, 6 pm
THE MAD MEXICAN
2 East Court Square, Newnan • 770-683-9545
8/5 … Zack Whitley – professional ‘yeehaw,’ singer, songwriter, guitarist
8/6 … 3 Guys Pickin’
8/10 … Ellis Lowery
8/12 … Joey Troup
8/13 … Alex Mills
8/17 … Ricky Lee
8/19 … Ellis Lowery – classic traditional country with a little southern rock thrown in
8/24 … Joey Troup
8/26 … John Hensley w/ Kevin Walker – John covers a range of music from The Allman Brothers and Tom Petty to Tyler Childers, Chris Stapleton
8/27 … Larry Mills
1339 Upper Big Springs Road, LaGrange GA • 706-881-7401
Family owned winery & cafe … beautiful winery with tasting room and vineyard. Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday … live local performers in the Tasting Room starting around 6 pm on Thursday, Friday and 2 pm on Saturday until closing at 10 pm.
8/13 … Daniel Toole, 6 pm
8/19 … Daniel Toole, 6 pm
OLD COURTHOUSE TAVERN
105 Glynn Street South, Fayetteville GA 30214 • 678-489-3888
Marvelous Marvin presents Saturday Night Blues on the Southside, 8:30 pm – the best local and regional blues!
PICKIN’ ON THE SQUARE
The 1st Saturday of every month! (Around the Newnan Courthouse). All ages and levels of play welcome. Join in the fun by singing along or bring your acoustic instrument. Lots of networking for musicians going on during the performances.
8/6 …10 am-2 pm
PURE LIFE HOUSE OF MUSIC
206 Clark St., LaGrange • 706-443-4838
8/20 … Sara Peacock w/Kristie Lee, 7:30 pm
RPM FULL SERVICE
15 Jackson Street, Newnan • 770-683-1414
Every Sunday music on the pet-friendly patio, Karaoke every weekend, Open Mic Wednesdays at 8:30 pm. Call ahead for music lineup.
8/21 … Sunday Funday Ellis Lowery, 2 pm
SUMMERGROVE GOLF CLUB
335 SummerGrove Parkway, Newnan • 770-251-1800
Friday Night Dinner & Music
8/5 … Pete & Pete Band
8/12 … Midnite Cruzer classic rock & southern rock with a kick
8/19 … The Wyatt Band
8/26 … Highway Katz
9/2 … Toby Nix
SUMMER NEWNANIGHTS / MAIN STREET NEWNAN
Greenville Street Park, Newnan
From 6-9 pm and features family friendly live music, vendors and food trucks.
8/11 … Mary Martin
Contacts & Links for Various Local Musicians
CALLISTA CLARK … 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 including the Grand Old Opry so follow her on FB, Instagram & YouTube.
HEYDREAMER (Melody Kiser) … https://heydreamerband.com/ & on Facebook.
DOUG KEES … Voted Best Musician in Coweta County. Look for his shows with Michelle Malone. Go to Michelle’s website for tickets and dates. Find Doug’s live videos on Facebook, or 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! A number 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.
KRIS YOUMANS BAND … Next show on Sept. 10 at Rockin’ Newnan Bash, hosted by Abide Brewing Company. Recording new album at Southside Tracks Studio. Reader’s Choice Newnan-Coweta Magazine Best Band 2020 & 2021. www.krisyoumansband.org.
LEONARD WASHINGTON … on Facebook, Instagram & Reverbnation
LEROGIE … find him on Facebook & on Reverbnation at www.reverbnation.com/Lerogiemusic. Check Lerogie’s Facebook page for a complete list of upcoming shows.
MARY CLAIRE MARTIN … find Mary on Facebook & on her website at www.marymartinmusic.com where her upcoming events will be listed. Classically trained on piano as a child, as a teenager took up the electric guitar & never looked back! Next show on Sept. 10 at Rockin’ Newnan Bash, hosted by Abide Brewing Company.