The Music – October 2018


It’s my favorite time of the year and although it may not feel like the seasons are changing , cooler weather is on the way! Fall festivals are popping up everywhere so keep an ear out for all of the live music featured at many of these events in the Coweta County area.

Summergrove Golf Club
335 Summergrove Parkway, Newnan

Dinner & Music every Friday night!

Oct 12th … Wild-Eyed Dream
Oct 19th … Full Circle
Oct 26th … Off Ramp
Nov 2nd … Matt Moskal
Nov 9th … Full Circle
Nov 16th … Wild-Eyed Dream
Nov 30th … Off Ramp

Half Shell Oyster Bar & Hot Dog Shop
1690 Hwy 34 East, Newnan

Oct 9th … Charlie Hudgins – a rising country artist & singer/songwriter from Franklin, Ga., Charlie just released his single and video ‘One Red Light’
Oct 11th … Ron & John
Oct 16th … Daniel Toole
Oct 18th … Matt Moskal
Oct 23rd … Jimmy & Tom
Oct 25th … James
Oct 30th … Daniel Toole

19 West Court Square, Newnan

Oct 6th … 9:30 p.m. The Bitteroots -an Atlanta-based original jam-rock band, their music has drawn comparisons to Tedeschi Trucks Band, Melissa Etheridge and Janis Joplin
Oct 12th … ECHS Reunion w/ EROK
Oct 19th … 9:00 p.m. II Tone Def
Oct 20th … 9:00 p.m. Lerogie, MarDe Brooks, and Melody Kiser
Oct 26th … Rock Band Karaoke w/ EROK
Oct 27th … Halloween Party w/ EROK
Oct 28th … Harry Potter Pumpkin Carving
Oct 31st … Halloween Game Night w/ EROK
Nov 3rd … Madam Company – A Bad Company tribute band playing some of the most celebrated music of the classic rock era. ”hard driving , no frills rock-n-roll.”
Nov 9th … Eric Congdon -Eric plays everything from blues to Americana to world music & everything inbetween. He’s been described as having a low-key virtuosity and his finger picking guitar style radiates both skill & charm.
Nov 21st … 9:30 p.m. Pre-Thanksgiving Madness @ The Alamo with The Muckers.
The Muckers are a 5-piece folk-rock band from Atlanta. There’s a strong emphasis on Irish music and blends in gypsy music, sea shanties, rock-a-billy & country

2808 Highway 54, PTC

Oct 12th … The Wyatt Band – A diverse cover dance band – high energy music bringing fun to every event
Oct 13th … Appetite for Destruction
Oct 18th … Open Hoot w/ Ross Childress
Oct 19th … Barstool Prophets – blues, soul, funk & rock-n-roll, “loving & living the blues.”
Oct 20th … The Band 85 South
Oct 26th … Six Lug Rally – “Old School is Cool” rockabilly, southern rock & outlaw country
Oct 27th … Second Time Around

RPM’s Full Service
15 Jackson Street, Newnan

Oct 12th … 6 p.m. RPM is celebrating their third-year anniversary!
Dinner Specials and Live Music w/ The Saltwater Band Reunion
Remember every Wednesday is Open Mic Night from 8-10 p.m. with host Blaire Morgan. Show up & sign up to play! – P.A. provided

80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan

Oct 16th … 6:30 p.m. Drew Ashworth Live
Nov 10th … 8:30 p.m. Josh Purgason Live Indie/Pop/Alternative
Nov 24th … 8 p.m. DRIVIN N CRYIN Celebrating their 33rd Anniversary, this Atlanta based folk/rock act has toured most of 2018. They were inducted into Georgia Music Hall of Fame in 2015. With a gold record, 10 full length albums, & a handful of EPs to their name they still “refuse to rest” as their bio states. Their newest member is Laur Joamets (formally from Sturgill Simpson’s band) they will continue to tour the US and this show at The Brickhouse shouldn’t be missed!

The Mad Mexican (formally the Rednexican)
2 East Court Square, Newnan

Oct 12th … 6 p.m. James Sennett
Oct 13th … 6 p.m. Lerogie Sims
Oct 17th … 5 p.m. Live music, Abide drafts, & wings
Oct 19th … 6 p.m. Chad Jernigan
Oct 20th … 6 p.m. Ellis Lowery
Oct 24th … 6 p.m. Live Music, Abide drafts, wings
Oct 26th … 6 p.m. JT Murphy
Oct 27th … 6 p.m. Larry Mills Live

Market Day in Downtown Newnan!

Nov 3rd
1st Saturday of every month through December enjoy handmade, homemade & homegrown products and gather ‘round to hear Pickin’ on The Square at the Courthouse! A great tradition of talented ‘pickers’ playing bluegrass, country, folk and all are invited to join in or stroll & listen…

(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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