Remodels - Decks - Drywall - Doors - Flooring - Leaks - Plumbing - Roofing Residential and Commercial WE GET MACON MAINTENANCE SOLUTIONS THE JOB DONE RIGHT. 478.501.2701 CONCERT: Music at the Mount featuring Delta Saints Opening Act 7:00 p.m. Headliner 8:00 p.m.
tents are allowed in designated areas. No Coolers. Tickets $30 in advance, $40 day of. on sale now: Blindwillie.com/tickets
Mount de Sales Academy cemented its place in the Macon music scene in 2015 with its Chastain-style concert series, Music at the Mount, which features up-and-coming artists from a broad range of genres. Nashville band The Delta Saints will launch the Academy’s third annual series on Friday, April 28 in the school’s outdoor Zuver Center amphitheater. The Delta Saints count their musical influences from a wide array of artists like Jack White, Led Zeppelin, and The Black Keys. The five-piece band pens their own music and delivers songs with plenty of roots-inspired rock-n-roll flare and bluesy undertones. The Olsons will open up for The Delta Saints. Brian and Georgia Olson, from Macon, are no strangers to the stage, whether they are starring in musicals or covering well-known hits. General Admission: $15 in advance; $20 at the gate. Guests may bring picnics, blankets, and chairs (no tables); first-come, first-served seating; boxed dinners are available for purchase at $10 each with advanced tickets only. 851 Orange Street
Saturday 29 FESTIVAL/COMMUNITY: Just Tap’d Craft Beer Festival Sample a variety of craft beers while enjoying live musical performances, food and fun for the whole family. Breweries from all around the country will be representing their beers, including some exclusive to this event. Food vendors will also be available. After quenching your thirst and filling your stomach, join in on the fun by enjoying our complimentary yard games such as giant cornhole, Jenga, connect-four and more! Admission is free for all ages. Tickets for beer tastings are available for purchase by guests 21+ years of age only.
TOURS Rock Candy Tours Rock Candy Tours offers Macon music history walking tours every Friday and Saturday plus a variety of private tour opportunities. The Free Birds & Night Owls tour begins at The Rookery at 543 Cherry St. and ends at Grant’s Lounge at 576 Poplar St. where guests of the tour are allowed free entrance to the club to enjoy a drink, see Grant’s Lounge’s renowned Wall of Fame, and potentially great live music. The cost of this tour is $10.00 per person and guests are allowed to carry open containers in approved cups purchased from one of downtown Macon’s many restaurants or clubs. For reservations call 478.955.5997. MUSIC: Macon Symphony Orchestra “Symphonie Fantastique” at The Grand Opera House, 7:30 p.m. $40 adult, $20 student, $15 children; season tickets available. maconsymphony.com.
NEW “Empowerment Experience,” interactive sessions for on Finances, Religion and Health & Wellness, and other special activities inside the Tubman Museum. 478-743-8544
MUSIC: Stateless: A Benefit Concert for Refugees a night filled with jazz, poetry, and performance. Join us at 7:30 pm in the Fickling Hall on Mercer’s campus. Tickets are $10 and all the proceeds go to refugee resettlement efforts. During the event there will be a silent auction, art sale, and refreshments to enjoy. 1329 Adams Street
COMMUNITY/FESTIVAL: 2017 Pan African Festival (Tubman Museum) Free event 10am-9pm. This family friendly event will feature delicious Caribbean and Soul Food options and food from all around the World for your dining pleasure. There also will be unique goods for purchase, as well as local and regional artists and artisans who will showcase their works for purchase. At center stage -- in front of the Terminal Station -- regional and local artists, musicians and performers will entertain the crowds. Saturday’s “Marketplace & Concerts on the Plaza” includes art, crafts, vendors, entertainment, food trucks and Rick James’ Stone City Band, with our concert MC, actress and comedian, Kim Coles. Enjoy family activities, storytelling, face painting, drumming classes, the
CONCERT: The Metta Quintet (Historic Douglass Theatre) Part of a weekend celebrating Jazz Appreciation Day. A New York-based jazz combo that travels nationally promoting and playing this American indigenous music. The concert begins at 5pm with an admission price of only $5. 355 MLK Jr. Blvd. 478-742-2000
May 6 FESTIVAL/COMMUNITY: Blind Willie McTell Blues Festival, Thomson, GA Fantastic music line-up includes The Wood Brothers, Mingo Fishtrap, Sugar Ray and the Bluetones, the Joey Landreth Trio, Alvin Youngblood Hart, and the Marcus King Band. Tickets: $30 in advance. $40 at the gate. Children 12 and under FREE. The Festival is Rain or Shine. Food trucks, local restaurants and food vendors offer a wide variety of food, from snacks to full meals. All seating is lawn seating. Bring a blanket or low-back beach chair, camera, sunscreen. Tailgate
City of Macon Van Tours Offered every weekend in March and April. From architectural masterpieces to the places that inspired musical legends, this 2-hour journey through the heart of Georgia is a can’t-miss. Contact the Downtown Macon Visitor Center to schedule your tour of Macon today. It’s more than a place on a map. It’s a vibe all its own. $25 for adults, $22 for children (12 and under), $22 for Military personnel and seniors (55+), and $22 for Macon residents. VisitMacon.org The Hay House The Hay House is one of Georgia’s most distinguished structures, an 18,000 square foot mansion built during the mid 1800s. As a museum, Hay House shares with its visitors the philosophy of historic preservation and introduces them to preservation methods and technology. Daily museum tours offered 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. and Sundays 1-4. Admission $11. 478-742-8155 CULTURE CLUB Cooking classes and supper club Classes offered at Travis Jean by Chef Teddi Wohlford and Kevin McCauley. Visit TravisJean.com for a schedule of events.