The Paper: Live, Local Music Calendar
By Kris Youmans, Special to The Paper
“It’s hotter than a pepper sprout.”
“It’s hotter than a $2 dollar pistol.”
hanks to Johnny & June & George Jones for those colorful ways to describe the heat in the summer! I myself will enjoy all Summer has to offer but probably in the shade-or in one the great venues for live music that Newnan and Coweta County have to offer.
Below is a listing of local venues with artists scheduled through the end of the month.
19 West Court Square, Newnan
7/19 … The Four Ts , 9:30 p.m. – From Lou Reed to Lyle Lovett to Motorhead – they love what they play!
7/20 … Zumba 50th Birthday Party DJ-Boots, 9 p.m.
7/26 … Quarter Mile Rendezvous, 9:30 p.m. – Real Country & Classic Rock
7/27 … Live Band Karaoke, 9 p.m.
BRICKHOUSE BAR & GRILL
80 Newnan Station Drive, Newnan
8/2 … The Purple Madness, 8 p.m.
THE CELLAR/THE BAYS @ THE FIRESTONE
20 Jefferson Stret, Newnan
Wednesdays – Jazz in the Bays, 7 p.m.
Thursdays – Acoustic in the Bays, 7 p.m.
Fridays – Live Band in the Bays, 8 p.m.
Saturdays – Acoustic in the Bays, 2 p.m. and Live Bands in the Bays, 8 p.m.
7/18 … Jeremy Good Music – Plays all genres, influenced by everyone from Buddy Guy to Rick James
7/19 … Josh Gilbert
7/20 … JT Murphy 2-5 p.m.
7/20 … Adam Barley
7/24 … Neal and Leonard
7/25 … Jeanine Duke
7/26 … The Right Swipes
7/26 … Maury Allums (Cellar 5:30-9:30 p.m.)
7/27 … Trevor Patillo 2-5 p.m.
7/27 … The Gypsies Blues & alternative music
7/31 … Toni Byrd and Rod Harris
FATBOYS BAR & GRILL
485 Highway 16 West, Newnan
Every Wednesday night from 7-10 p.m. Come play, or listen & enjoy their Open Mic Competition.
Great music, great people, & always great specials served.
7/21 … Josh Rodgers
7/28 … Nate Sanders
2850 Hwy. 54, Peachtree City
7/19 … Two Broke Kings, 9 p.m.
7/20 … Second Time Around, 9 p.m. – High energy, Classic Rock and Roll
7/26 … Second Hand Vinyl, 9 p.m. – Classic Rock, 60s-90s
HALF SHELL OYSTER BAR & HOTDOG SHOP
1690 Highway 34 East, Newnan
6-9 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday
7/18 … Jackie Green
7/23 … James Sennett
7/25 … Ross Pead Open Mic Night
7/30 … Whiskey Magnolia
THE MAD MEXICAN
2 East Court Square, Newnan
Live Music, Great Menu 6-9 p.m. weekly
7/19 … Larry Mills, 6 p.m.
7/24 … Joey Troup, 5 p.m.
7/26 … Lerogie, 6 p.m.
7/31 … Jimmy Bass, 5 p.m.
PICKIN’ ON THE SQUARE
Court Square, Newnan
8/3 … Every first Saturday of the month, 10 a.m.
On the Courthouse square steps, & green. Be a part of this over 10 year tradition of playing music by singing along or bring an acoustic instrument and join in! All levels welcome.
RPM FULL SERVICE
15 Jackson Street, Newnan
Open Mic night every Wednesday 8-10 p.m. Sound provided, just sign up & plug and play. Blaire Morgan is your host.
SUMMERGROVE GOLF CLUB
335 SummerGrove Parkway, Newnan
Join the Fun on Friday nights for dinner and live music, 7-10 p.m.
7/19 … Vicki Wyatt Band
7/26 … Full Circle
8/2 … Pete and Pete
Greenville Street Park Amphitheater, Newnan
8/8 … Joe Jack Band, 6-9 p.m.
Free event. Food trucks will be on site to purchase food, as well as a small artisan market. Some downtown businesses will stay open late during the series to feature specials and promotions for shoppers and guests.
28 South Court Square, Newnan
7/26 … The 4 Ts, 6 p.m.
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 by emailing: [email protected].