Gilbert, a native of Jefferson, Georgia, performs at Wild Bill’s on Friday (11/27). He continues to tour supporting his first CD, “A Modern Day Prodigal Son.” He’s well known for a number of local favorites, including “G.R.I.T.S.”, “Dirt Road Anthem” and “My Kinda Party.” Tickets start at $14.
Otto – who charted his first #1 hit in 2007 with “Just Got Started Lovin’ You” -- performs at Cowboys in Kennesaw on Saturday (11/28). His self-titled third CD is due in 2010; the first single was “Since You Brought It Up.” And yes, you did see Otto on the CMA awards last week – he co-wrote the CMA Song of the Year, “In Color,” with Jamey Johnson. Tickets start at $10.
And if you need a little “twang” to get your holiday started, check out Cowboy’s traditional pre-Thanksgiving party on Wednesday (11/25).
Also this weekend you’ll find:
• Nashville singer/songwriters Leslie Satchez and James Slater at the Swallow at the Hollow on Friday and Saturday nights. Sanchez co-wrote George Strait’s recent hit, “Troubadour.” The shows begin at 10 p.m.; tickets are $15 for each show.
• Local bands and weekend fun at Wild West Bar and Grill in Holly Springs and Ozone Bar & Grill in Covington.
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