Each month on First Friday, we celebrate Macon's unique culture with music, fun and live entertainment. To kick off the month of March, there will be plenty of fun things to do in the downtown Macon area.

Of the many things First Fridays is known for, live music tops the list. Partygoers can travel from venue to venue listening to the sweet serenade of a guitar strum or the melody of a singer's voice over a jazz tune. Tonight will be no exception; there will be plenty of choices that will bring music to your ears.

For Live Music:

First Friday Concert
Cherry Street Plaza

Robins Federal Credit Union is sponsoring the First Friday Concert on the Cherry Street Plaza. The free show will feature the local bands Matthew Hope, AJ Ghent and Seven Handle Circus. The show runs from 5-9pm.

Macon Action Plan Party
Cox Capital Theatre

The Macon Action Plan, a committee dedicated to strengthening Macon's cultural core will host a party tonight. Join partygoers at the Cox capital Theater and learn how leader plan to help Macon excel. The event runs from 5-8 and will have complimentary beer.

Ken Ford in Concert
Douglass Theater

Ken Ford will take the stage with amazing artistry and creativity. His violin will ring with a passion that rivals the largest of bands. Tickets are $35 at the door.

Bassface Concert
Crazy Bull Night Club

Bassface will also be tonight at the nightclub Crazy Bull. For an entry fee of $5, you can listen to the music from Ployd, Templo, Struture and Monster Mash. Doors open at 9.

The Orange Constant Performance
Hummingbird Stage & Taproom

The Hummingbird Stage & Taproom, located on Cherry Street, will host the regional band The Orange Constant. The band will take the stage and put on a show not to be missed.

For Art:

Pints & Prints
The Gallery at the Macon Arts Alliance

First Friday's Opening Reception for Pints and Prints will feature printmakers and ceramic artists. There will be live music by Justin Cutway. This event is free and open to the public. If you can't make it tonight, the display will be up through March 28.

Bibb County Schools Student Art Show
The 567 Center for Renewal

Tonight, come to the opening reception of the Bibb County Schools Student Art Show. The exhibit will showcase artwork from Macon area students of all ages. This free even will include refreshments and live music.

Another notable Macon music event happening tonight:
Journey through Jazz at the Hay House 7-9pm

 Rock Candy Free Birds & Night Owls Tour

And don't forget...Rock Candy Tours is running as usual tonight at 7:30pm. The tours are $10 each and start at The Rookery. Grab a drink and go on the most amazing Macon music history experience!

Writer: India Turner, Macon-Bibb County CVB Marketing Intern