The Music – May 2018


The MUSIC…Local n Live…by Kris Youmans

Go ahead and jump for joy because lovely weather, beautiful blooms, cool events and hot music all go hand in hand and lead to quality time with friends & family here in Coweta County!

From Main Street Newnan events to the Sounds of Summer at Ashley Park, you can hear live music at its best from your favorite songwriters, acoustic groups and cover bands in the pubs and clubs of downtown Newnan and in nearby venues. Supporting your local music scene will be easy in the upcoming months with so much talent featured at shows near you.

19 West Court Square, Newnan

May 11th 9 p.m. Caleb Atwood /solo acoustic/ no cover

May 12th 9 p.m. Parker Crutchfield & Friends One of our very favorite singer/songwriters -Parker will be joined by some talented folks on stage presenting nothing but great music!

May 18th 9 p.m. Michael Zaib Louisiana-born and Georgia raised, American singer/songwriter Zaib brings soul,country, folk & rhythm & blues to his originals.

May 19th 9:30 p.m. Good Time Charlie Specializes in multiple genre covers, audience requests , the band has been friends and has performed together for years, always a good time!

May 25th 9 p.m. Rock Band Karaoke

June 16th 9 p.m. Clover’s Revenge & The Muckers

FATBOYS Bar & Grill
485 Highway 16 West, Newnan

May 6th Leiland Shine

May 13th Josh Rogers

May 20th Johnny Dee

May 27th Brittany Avery

…always from 3 – 7 p.m.

*Every Tuesday is Open Mic – sign up at 7 p.m. , starts at 8 p.m.

28 South Court Square, Newnan

Featuring Sober Up PussyCat, Mia Whiting Tallant, Robert Furhman & more.
A singer/songwriter show where the focus is on original music in a listening room environment, stroll in, BYOC & enjoy some of the best local & regional performers while browsing the great selection of vinyl.


Main Street Newnan Presents…

May 12th 2-6 p.m. Event attendees will visit stages placed in public parking lots & alleyways. There will be diverse musical talent on every stage representing different genres. Featuring Crossroads Rebellion, Kris Youmans Band, James Tyler Wallace, The Wyatt Band, Pickin’ on the Square, Stella Weaver, Musicology students and a stage featuring local Christian bands & choirs from Four Corners Church.

2850 Highway 54, Peachtree City

May 11th ELEY Road Band

May 12th Andrews Brothers Dueling Pianos

May 17th Open Hoot /open mic

May 18th Second Time Around

May 19th Full House Band

May 25th Upscale Band

May 26th Barstool Prophets

June 8th Into The Further

June 9th Meansville

June 22nd Cougar Love

June 23rd 85 South Band

Pickin’ On The Square
Downtown on the Square in Newnan

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

ASHLEY PARK Sounds of Summer

Come out every Friday night in June from 6-8 p.m. for the Second Annual Sounds of Summer! Local Bands. Food, friends & fun. Bring a lawn chair and a cooler

(June 8th @ 6pm -Kris Youmans Band)


Dinner & Music
335 Summergrove Parkway, Newnan

May 11th Table 18

May 18th Barefoot Nina

May 25th Wild Eyed Dream (The Dreamers)

June 1st Wyatt Band

June 8th Barefoot Nina

June 15th Offroads

June 22 The Dreamers

June 29th Full Circle

The CELLAR/ The Bays @ The Firestone
20 Jefferson Street, Newnan

May 5th Cinco De Mayo Party

Matt Lyons 1-4 p.m.

Sweet Grass Sally 9-12 p.m.

May 10th Caleb Atwood 6-9 p.m. country & classic rock

May 11th Four Ts 9-12 p.m. eclectic mix of covers & originals-rock, blues & americana

May 12th Joe Jack

May 17th James Arthur 6-9 p.m.

May 18th 2 Broke Kings 9-12 p.m. …the adventures of Steven Wines & Ross Childress

May 19th Wild Eyed Dream 9-12 p.m. …classic rock, pop, & country

May 24th Jeanine 7-10 p.m.

May 25th Matt Lyons Project 9-12 p.m…. Soulful southern rock and blues

May 26th Jacob Stiefel 9-12 p.m….real southern music, country, rock & blues

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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