The Music: Local and Live in November

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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

Newnan’s Kris Youmans fronts the Kris Youmans Band which has a unique roots, country sound with a bit of Western swing that makes them a perfect edition to GPB’s Georgia’s Country Connection series at GBP.org/country.

We are fortunate that Kris writes The Music column for us each month.

Local Venues – November Calendar

ABIDE BREWING COMPANY
130 Werz Industrial Blvd., Newnan
Check out their Facebook Page for live music dates.
11/4 … Daniel Toole, 2 p.m.

THE ALAMO
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.

BIG SHOTS KITCHEN & BAR
102 B Guthrie Way, Peachtree City • 770-629-5591
Every Sunday … Jeanine Duke, 12:30 – 3 p.m.

BRAELINN GOLF CLUB
500 Clubview Drive, Peachtree City • 770-631-3100
11/18 … Daniel Toole, 6 p.m.

BRICKHOUSE LAGRANGE
141 Main Street, LaGrange • 706-298-5485
Live music every Friday and Saturday nights. Food and drink specials all week.
Thursday is Karaoke Night.

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
11/4 … Pete & Pete
11/5 … The Band ONE – variety band playing all genres
11/9 … Jackie Green
11/10 … Jeanine Duke – acoustic covers, always a favorite
11/11 … Kayte Burgess & Friends – rock, funk, soul, R&B
11/12 … Sawdust – honky tonk country
11/16 … Clay Williams
11/17 … Mary Martin
11/18 … Midnite Cruzer – classic rock from the 60s,70s & 80s and Maury Allums in The Cellar – Piano, 5-9 p.m.
11/19 … Southside Band
11/25 … Unique Meloodez and Maury Allums in The Cellar – Piano, 5-9 p.m.
11/26 … Mark Miller – Americana country music

GRAZING HERE
2850 Hwy. 54, Peachtree City • 770-486-2696
All Shows begin at 8 p.m.
11/4 … 6 Feet Back
11/5 … Phil & The Blanks
11/11 … Eley Road
11/12 … FUZE
11/18 … Dueling Pianos
11/19 … The Band 85 South
11/25 … Lonnie Smith & The Hired
11/26 … Quarter Mile Rendezvous
12/2 … THEM
12/9 … Crossroads Rebellion

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!
11/10 … Wyatt Acoustic Group
11/17 … Ellis Lowery
11/24 … Closed for Thanksgiving

HIGHLAND BAKERY
238 City Center, Suite 1020, Peachtree City • 678-369-7820
11/26 … Mary Martin

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
11/5 … Highway 5 Overdrive, Luther’s Mountain, Kirkland & Friends
11/19 …  Coleman Family, Rusty & Shea, Fairlanes

HUNTER’S CANTINA
1875 East Main Street, Hogansville • 706-637-9444
Family oriented Mexican cantina and grill with friendly atmosphere and live music. Live Music every Wednesday.
11/16 … Daniel Toole, 6:30 p.m.

LINE CREEK BREWING COMPANY
150 Huddleston Road, Peachtree City • 678-545-6024
Shows start at 6 p.m.
11/11 … Dixon – a country tribute band playing outlaw and red dirt country
11/12 … Pete Fodero
11/18 … Pete Fodero
11/19 … PTC Rocks  – Fundraiser for Pancreatic Cancer. Departure at 3 p.m.  – Journey Tribute Band; Electric Avenue at 6 p.m. – You’re back to the 1980s listening to this New Wave & FM Radio Pop Band

LINE CREEK BUS BARN
300 City Center Parkway, Fayetteville • 770-731-1641
Most shows are 6-9 p.m. except on Market Day
11/11 … Mary Martin – soulful voice, full sound and plays both originals and covers
11/12 … Southside Band, 3 p.m.
11/12 … Will Turpin, 7 p.m. – bassist for Collective Soul, multi-platinum artist and songwriter
11/18 … Brian Rivers
11/19 … The Vinyl Birds
11/25 … Melody Kiser
11/26 … Jukebox Disciples – hard rock tribute band

THE MAD MEXICAN
2 East Court Square, Newnan • 770-683-9545
Come for great food and live local music.
11/4 … Twice Shy – Georgia based acoustic duo, Tony Stephens harmonica, Scott Glisman on guitar
11/5 … Gracie May – up and coming artist playing electric guitar and covering some great tunes
11/9 … Joey Troup
11/11 … Ricky Lee
11/12 … Larry Mills
11/16 … Ellis Lowery
11/18 … John Hensley & Kevin Walker – John’s heartfelt vocals and choice of tunes along with Kevin’s excellent guitar playing always create a great show.
11/25 … Mick Billingsley
11/30 … Ellis Lowery – Traditional Country with southern rock classics

NUTWOOD WINERY
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. Call to get up-do-date lineup for music.
11/11 … Daniel Toole
11/18 … Mary Martin
11/19 … Daniel Toole

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
Downtown Newnan
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.
11/5 … 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

PURE LIFE HOUSE OF MUSIC
206 Clark St., LaGrange • 706-443-4838
A true listening room featuring hidden treasures & legendary singer/songwriters in an intimate setting.
11/5  … Jess Jocoy – atmospheric Americana – an ethereal sound with organic roots & Airpark music that’s honest & ever evolving

PURGE NATION
719 3rd Avenue, West Point GA • 706-501-1253
11/10 … Twice Shy, 6 p.m.

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.
11/6 … Daniel Toole, 1 p.m.

SENOIA BEER COMPANY
1 Main Street, Senoia GA
11/4 … Mary Martin
11/12 … Daniel Toole, 5 p.m. – songwriter with heartfelt lyrics and sound

SHARPSBURG PIZZA & PUB
6549 Highway 54, Sharpsburg GA • 678-857-3828
11/22 … Jeanine Duke, 6 p.m.
11/25 … Jeanine Duke, 6 p.m.

SUMMERGROVE GOLF CLUB
335 SummerGrove Parkway, Newnan • 770-251-1800
Friday Night Dinner & Music
11/4 … The Dreamers
11/11 … Off Ramp
11/18 … TBD
11/25 … TBD

Thank You

Thank you and a big shout out to all who helped us with your time and talent and gifts at The Blues Plate Special last month, our fundraiser for Meals on Wheels of Coweta in the Greenville Street Park in downtown Newnan.

And here’s a Big Thank You to our Sponsors – More Music Foundation, PGRS Roofing & Siding, Jake Stanley from State Farm, Robert S. Black , Bigham Masonic Lodge # 53, Lubin An Law, LLC, Serenity Healing Arts, Homestead Financial Corp, Madaris Realty, Georgia Special Effects, Your Pie PTC, Nantahala River Lodge, Mill & Woods Authentic Flooring, Moreland Animal Hospital, O’Kelley’s Auto Detailing, Vinylyte Records & Skate Shop, Sea Glass Therapy, Half Shell Oyster & Hotdogs, Corner Arts, EATZ, U Dirty Dog, Celebrity Chef Tina Cannon, The awesome Bands -Leonard Washington, Sweet Grass Sally, my Mighty Fine Band, Mary Martin, John Hensley, Frankies Blues Mission & Eric Culberson … also Steve Mapel, Margie Madaris, young Walter for the photos, & anyone else that I have missed …  planning for next year!

Contacts & Links for Various Local Musicians

DOUBLE GRANITE BAND … Playing Classic Rock from the 60s, 70s & 80s. Available for your next event or private party! Find them on Facebook & www.doublegraniteband.com

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! Get tickets for ‘The Hot Toddies’ show with Doug & Michelle in Newnan and Atlanta. 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.

JEANINE DUKE …  At Big Shots every Sunday from 12:30 to 3 p.m.

KRIS YOUMANS BAND …  Playing the Blues Plate Special on Saturday, Oct. 8 at Greenville Street Park in Newnan. Recording new album at Southside Tracks Studio. Planning for 2023. 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!

SWEET GRASS SALLY … One of Newnan’s most popular bands. We love Tim and the guys and you can find them on Facebook and Instagram.

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