Friday, October 9, 2009

Some party highlights

Your full party lineup will come shortly. First, however, I want to remind you of some highlights:

*The Funk Legends Tour comes to the Columbus Civic Center 7:30 p.m. Friday. It features The Bar-Kays, Con Funk Shun, Sugarfoot's Ohio Players, Dazz Band and Slave. Tickets are $25 and $39.

*Also on Friday, the Uptown Concert Series continues on the 1100 block of Broadway in downtown Columbus. This week's free concert is DNR: Do Not Resuscitate. The band is composed of a bunch of doctors. The show is 7-10 p.m.

*The Loft hosts New Music from the Left Coast of Georgia, a Friday night showcase that will feature some of the Columbus area’s top talent. It's a fundraiser for the Georgia Music Hall of Fame.

The event includes performances by Garrett Lee, Marshall Ruffin, Spy for Hire and Montgomery Gunn. It closes with a performance by Peggy Jenkins and the Bizness.

There's a meet and greet at 6:30 p.m. The showcase starts at 8 p.m. Meet and greet is $25 singles, $35 couples. Music showcase is $10.

*Finally, Oktoberfest in Opelika sounds pretty fun. The street party takes place 4-9 p.m. Central time Saturday. Its in downtown Opelika, 913 South Railroad Ave. Details here.