Second Sunday Concerts are a College Hill Corridor signature event. Every second Sunday of the month, from April through October, expect one of the best community picnics in Macon featuring live music on Coleman Hill. The concerts are free to attend and feature a cash bar and food available for purchase. Picnics, lawn chairs and pets are welcome. Please refrain from bringing tents and grills. Second Sunday Concerts take place from 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Check back often for an updated schedule of performers.
Waker - May 14, 6PM
Bragg Jam is excited to feature Waker to our Mother's Day Second Sunday on May 14th at Coleman Hill! The concert begins at 6 p.m. and is free and open to the public.
We will also be announcing our second wave of bands that will be performing at the annual Concert Crawl on July 29th!!
"Waker was founded by childhood friends and songwriting duo Chase Bader (Vocals, Acoustic) and Conor Kelly (Electric guitar). The group hails from Nashville, mashing soul, rock & roll , & funk into an eclectic, danceable sound, focusing on songs that aim for the heart, head... and feet.
Originally known as Koa, Waker was christened in late summer 2016 following the addition of Dave Czuba (drums) & David Crutcher (keys) to the already talented lineup of Ryan Ladd (bass), Alex Mathews (sax), and Ryan McClanahan (percussion).
With a name that stems from the line, “Getting close to bedtime, time to wake,” in their song, “Fever,” The intention has always been clear, to “wake people” with their music. In a short amount of time, the band has already conquered festival stages at ACL, Hangout, SXSW, Firefly, and Wakarusa. They’ve toured with Blues Traveler, JJ Grey & Mofro, Moon Taxi, Galactic, the Wailers, recorded a session for Audiotree live, and headlined theater shows across the country.
Since the release of their 2015 EP, the band has continued their nonstop regiment of touring & writing. Look for new music in 2017.
Waker is an experience meant to be shared with others."
Gringo Star - April 9, 6 PM
Gringo Star are a rock-n-roll band from Atlanta Georgia. Their 4th album "The Sides and in Between" was just released Feb 2nd Worldwide on Los Angeles label, Nevado Music (Deap Valley, Royal Canoe,etc).
Consequence of Sound described it, "Their aesthetic is pure garage, the kind of thing that can’t be faked but is born after years of touring in sweaty basements and rock clubs. It’s the melodies, however, that really set these guys apart from your standard-issue rock revivalists."
"Gringo Star are insouciant explorers, tossing the paddles overboard and drifting on the currents of their lackadaisical curiosity across a rippling sonic ocean, out to the far edges of rock & roll. Shots pulsing from a vintage Leslie speaker, their guitars, keys and vocals create the psychoactive ingredients of their echo-slathered, doo-wop-indebted indie gems; psychedelic garage bangers, gritty R&B shuffles and spaghetti western weirdness. Taking cues from Santo & Johnny, The Stooges, Ritchie Valens, Marc Bolan, Percy Faith, Sam Cooke, the men working on the chain gang—uh! ah!—they’re all here, their electric ghosts reaching across time, tapping Gringo Star on the shoulder like the crossroads devil to Robert Johnson, bestowing secrets, passing torches." Steve Labate Paste Magazine
The band has toured relentlessly across the U.S. and Europe building a diehard underground following while sharing bills with everyone from Cat Power and Feist to The Black Angels and Weezer, and also touring with Wavves, Best Coast, And You Will Know Us By The Trail of Dead and fellow Atlantans The Black Lips.