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Live Music This Week: May 5-12

While Blues Traveler is sold out Friday night, there are plenty of other great options for live music in Macon this week!

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THURSDAY 4

COX CAPITOL THEATRE
8 p.m. $8-$19
SUSTO Formed in 2011 by Justin Osborne as a solo venture, and by 2013 Osborne had assembled a full band. Susto dropped its debut self-titled album in early 2014, which was critically acclaimed and named the Australia Country Music Hall of Fame’s Album of the Year. Other members of the band include Corey Campbell, Marshall Hudson, Jenna Desmond and Dries Vandenberg, with producer Wolfgang Zimmerman and collaborator Johnny Delaware. Get your tickets now online at www.coxcapitoltheatre.com

WILD WING CAFE
9:30 p.m. Never a cover
BRANTLY HARRIS Come enjoy drink and food specials at Wild Wing Café while enjoying the music of Brantley Harris!

FRIDAY 5

20’s Pub
8 p.m. Never a cover 
BIG DADDY & CO.
Local music veterans cranking out all your southern rock favorites.

Billy’s Clubhouse
10 p.m. No cover
SOME KIDS   Warner Robins’ own Beard Rockers bring their love for 90’s music to Billy’s. Blending blues into grunge rifts with the occasional pop melody or hip hop jam, Some Kids never disappoints in rocking out whichever venue they’re playing.

COX CAPITOL THEATRE
8 p.m. $27-$30
BLUES TRAVELER Blues Traveler has been around for over 30 years and continues to alter their sound and style to this day. What started out as a jam-rock band, renowned for their improvisational skills when performing live, the band has continued to pivot and experiment with blues and psychedelic rock. Get down to the Capitol for this night with one of the most praised bands of the 90’s! 

THE CRAZY BULL
8 p.m. $5 at the door
RADIO ROMANCE Radio Romance has been traveling across the country the last few years, playing with artists such as Luke Bryan, Cole Swindell, Lee Brice and ZZ Top. This country trio, made up of Sam Hayes, Josh Gramling and Moises Padilla, is known for mixing in pop and rock into their country harmonies.

THE HUMMINGBIRD
10 p.m. $5
ANGELA PERLEY & THE HOWLIN’ MOONS W/ROXY ROCA  With influences like David Gilmour, Led Zeppelin, Tom Petty and Nebula, the road warriors of Angela Perley & The Howlin’ Moons bring a whole new sound to the roots-rock genre. Joining them at The Bird Stage will be Roxy Roca, a Texas southern rock powerhouse that routinely plays more than 200 shows a year. Roxy Roca has played with some greats, including BB King, Tom Jones and Lee Fields.

THIRSTY TURTLE
10 p.m. $5
JEFF PAYNE’S 60TH “PERFECT STORM” PART II
If you know Jeff Payne then you know you love this man! He’s been a Macon icon for years! If you don’t know Jeff come down to The Thirsty Turtle and wish him a Happy Birthday! Hell, buy the man a drink! We’ll have the return of Roger Riddle. We’ll also have Shawty Slim, Big Mike and The Booty Papas, and Scott Pallot and friends. This is going to be one hell of a birthday party!

WILD WING CAFE
8 p.m. Never a cover
CROSSROADS With a mix of acoustic and electric, Blues band The Crossroads was the first band to be invited to play at Macon’s own Allman Brothers Band Big House Museum in 2010. They’re a regular at the annual Barnesville BBQ and Blues Festival and the annual Blue Ridge Blues Festival.

SATURDAY 6

AP’S HIDDEN HIDEAWAY
8 p.m. Never a cover 
TRES HOMBRES & JO JO’S RUN

Backporch Lounge
9 p.m. No cover
DALLAS MOORE
An American Outlaw/Honky-Tonk artist and award winning songwriter of the number one hits”Texas Tornado” “Crazy Again” and “Blessed Be The Bad Ones.” Touring relentlessly with The Dallas Moore Band as well as regular solo acoustic appearances for the Last Honky Tonk Music Series and Frank Brown International Songwriters Festival in Perdido Key, Florida, Moore consistently performs over 300 shows a year coast to coast.

Billy’s Clubhouse
10 p.m. No cover
SOUTHERN OUTLAW
The Central Georgia group Southern Outlaws specialize in Southern Rock and Country music, and they’ve been doing it just as well as anyone else for many years. Southern Outlaws is made up of Larry Saddler (lead guitar), Edward Pinnell (drums), Donald White (rhythm guitar), Frank McClure (vocals and acoustic), Steve Buchanon (vocals and bass), and Leilani Durden (vocals and keyboard).

THE CRAZY BULL
8 p.m. $5 at the door
MICHAEL STACEY From Adel, Georgia, the Michael Stacey Band has opened for the legendary George Jones and plays covers of Southern Rock, Classic Rock, Motown/ Oldies and Variety songs. Says bandleader Stacey, “It’s a blessing to play music for a living. I appreciate my family’s support and all of the folks who take the time to stop and listen to the music.”

COX CAPITOL THEATRE
8 p.m. $25
TOMMY EMMANUEL  Legendary Australian guitarist and songwriter will bring his patented energetic performance to the Capitol Theatre. Known for his complex fingerstyle technique, Emmanuel has been named “Best Acoustic Guitarist” by Guitar Player magazine reader’s polls in 2008 and 2010, and even was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia by the Queen in 2010.

THE HUMMINGBIRD
10 p.m. $5
HINDSIGHT  The Rock quartet made up of Caleb Melvin, Jake Viator, Brent McKinney and Hunter Pettis has quickly become one of the most beloved local bands in Middle Georgia. These kids are young, but they shred well beyond their years. If you haven’t seen them before, you need to get down to The Bird Stage and check out one of the hottest new bands in Macon.

THE THIRSTY TURTLE
10 p.m. $5
STOOP GRASS  Local boys Matt Moncrief, James Lengel, Kofi Ah and Billy Lyons bring their independent and eclectic musical stylings to comfortable and smoke-free environment of The Thirsty Turtle.

WILD WING CAFE
9:30 p.m. Never a cover
NSP BAND   NSP, or New South Players, perform the enduring classics of the 60’s and 70’s. The group seamlessly transitions from Motown favorites, to beach music, classic rock and dance. Playing everything from The Commodores and Kool and the Gang to Lil Wayne and Drake, you don’t want to miss this great event at Wild Wing Café.

THURSDAY 11

COX CAPITOL THEATRE
8 p.m. $20 in advance
GREENSKY BLUEGRASS BAND W/ JOSHUA DAVIS
This five piece band blends together Americana and Bluegrass music and will be playing in what was recently named Macon’s Best Live Music Venue. Joining Greensky will be Joshua Davis, a musician who combines folk music with gritty rock and vintage soul. Get your tickets now online at www.coxcapitoltheatre.com or in person at The Rookery or El Camino.

WILD WING CAFE
9:30 p.m. Never a cover
TRAVIS BRYANT Come on down and enjoy some food and drink specials with this great local artist.

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