The Music – September 2018
The MUSIC … Local & Live … by Kris Youmans
I’m excited about the months of September & October and the Music scene here and around Coweta. No matter which genre you prefer to hear, you will find it at its best. Blues bands for Meals on Wheels, Country at the fair, rock, Indie, Jazz in the park, acoustic & singer/songwriter – it’s all within a walk or a short drive of Newnan … See you out at a show soon!
19 West Court Square
Newnan, GA 30263
Sept 8th 9:30 p.m. … Feast IV Eyes
Featuring Melody Kiser, Josh Purgason, Drew Law
Sept 14th 9:00 p.m…..Tone Def
Sept 15th 8:00 p.m. …. 6th Annual Blues Plate Special/ benefitting Coweta County Meals on Wheels! $10 at door, Seven Bands! The Best of the Blues featuring Eric Culberson Band, Frankie’s Blues Mission, Callista Clark, SWEETBAY, Leonard Washington, 3rd Degree Band, hosted by the Kris Youmans Band
Sept 21st 9:30 p.m. …. Second Hand Vinyl -Classic rock cover band from Atlanta. Six member band with great harmonies covering artists from 60’s to the 90’s.
Sept 22nd 9:30 p.m. ….The Gypsies – the blues rock/soulful duo of Andrew Cranford and Matt Moore. Typically they write dark, moody music that ranges from the romping stomping sounds of the delta, to psychedelic melters, to southern soulful inspired songs; as well as the occasional dip into more folksy territory.
Sept 28th 9:30 p.m. …. The Wyatt Band
THE MAD MEXICAN
2 E. Court Square
Newnan, Ga 30263
‘Every Wednesday @ 5 pm wings, draft beer & Live music’
Sept 7th … Ron & Jon
8th …James Sennett
14th … Larry Mills
15th … Charlie Hudgins
18th … Lerogie
29th … Joey Troup
Oct 5th …Ron & Jon
Oct 12th …James Sennett
‘Music starts at 6 P.M.’
Sept 29th … ASHLEY PARK FIDO FEST! Ashley Park is hosting their 2nd Annual Fido Fest! Come out with your best friend (your puppy, of course!) for live music, food, and games. The event is September 29th from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
10-12 noon Matt Moskal
12-2pm The Kris Youmans Band
HALF SHELL OYSTER BAR AND HOTDOG SHOP
1690 HWY 34 E,
Newnan, Ga 30265
Sept 4th …Charlie Hudgins
6th …Ross Pead
11th … Daniel Toole
13th … Ron & Jon
18th … Joshua Purgason -Indie/Pop/Alternative- a talented singer songwriter performer no matter the genre
20th … Jacob Jonathan Tranter
25th … Daniel Toole -heartfelt original music always presenting a quality show
27th … Blaire Morgan – one of Newnan’s favorite singers
89 Newnan Station Drive
Sept 5th …Fireball Micro Music Fest
Featuring great emerging talent taking the stage with Host J.P. Barry
VINYLYTE RECORDS/BROWN’S GUITAR MILL
Newnan Unplugged is back on Saturday, September 22nd @ 7pm!
The best Local & regional songwriters up close & personal inside this very cool music venue, record store and guitar mill.
2808 Georgia HWY 54
PTC, Ga 30269
Sept 7th …Second Time Around
8th …Six Lug Rally
15th …Slippery When Wet
21st …2 Broke Kings
22nd …Final Answer Band
28th …Andrews Bros Dueling Pianos
October 5th …Eley Road
6th …One Hit Wonderland
12th …Sippin On Southern
335 Summergrove Parkway
Newnan, Ga 770-251-1800
Dinner and Live Music:
Sept 7th …Stil
14th …Wildeyed Dream
21st … Off Ramp -party time music! 4 piece cover band playing all your favorites
28th … Full Circle
October 5th …Barefoot Nina – has sweet vocal harmonies. They do a few original songs, but mostly play a treasure trove of songs that they all know and love but don’t often hear performed by other bands. They pull from a lot of different genres including folk, soft rock, country, and even some occasional blues.
12th … Wild Eyed Dream
2018 Coweta County Fair
Daniel Williams & Dear Ole Dixie Saturday 9/22/18 @ 7:30 p.m. “Real American Country Music all the time” featuring the best cover tunes from the legends of country music and traditional originals with Twang.”
Daniel Williams is the real thing, Country at its purest with a voice that is distinguishable & powerful, along with a tight band reminiscent of the best ole days of country.
Kris Youmans Band Friday 9/28/18 @ 8p.m. The Kris Youmans Band’s authentic country and swing fusion has found a niche among country music fans in the area , with a voice reminiscent of Loretta Lynn & Bonnie Raitt, along with her mighty Band featuring David Puett, Patrick Thompson, Jerry Lee and Warren ‘Slim’ Hall’.
**Winner 2016 Georgia Country Traditional Artist of the Year.
JAZZ IN THE PARK
Greenville Street Park
Sept 14th …@ 8 p.m. Greenville Street Park hosted by Newnan Cultural Arts Commission. A FREE Live Jazz concert at the Greenville Street Park, beginning at 8:00pm. This year’s performer is Groove Centric.
Pickin’ On the Square in Downtown Newnan
1st Saturday of every month you can hear an over 10 year tradition of pickin & grinnin around the square, Bring an instrument & join in or just 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])