Bragg Jam is hosting its annual music, arts, and kids festival in downtown Macon, July 29 - 31.

There will be many fun and exciting activities that the community will be able to take part in. The festival will kick off its 2016 patron party on Friday, July 29, featuring special guest, DJ Roger Riddle.

This year's theme pays homage to the late David Bowie and Prince. The party will be held at Emerson Ballroom, located on 543 Plum Street, from 7 - 10 p.m. Food and drinks, along with an open bar, will be available all night long.  DJ Roger Riddle will be on the one's and two's mixing the hits, rarities, side projects, and covers from both David Bowie and Prince.

The Arts & Kids Festival is a family friendly event for kids of all ages. This event is free to the public and will take place on Saturday, July 30, from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at Cherry Street Plaza, next to the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. There will be face painting, sand art crafts, water cup crafts and other varieties of games. The Otis Redding camp and Matt Whitaker will be performing. Trampolines, bouncy houses, juggling, and stilt walking are just a few of the fun activities that will be happening during the festival. Food trucks will also be available for lunch.

Beginning at 3 p.m. on July 30, the Concert Crawl will offer a multitude of bands playing all day throughout downtown Macon between the Third Street and 500 Cherry Street. Patron passes are $75 in advance, and $85 at the door. These tickets include the patron party, Concert Crawl, and 2016 Bragg Jam Concert Crawl T-shirt. The Concert Crawl tickets, sold separately, are $30 in advance, and $35 at the door. The ticket will grant access to all stages with over 30 acts and free tours. For more information and purchasing tickets, visit

This festival will be a major event that you won't want to miss.