Don't think local nightlife excitement ended with last weekend's Cinco de Mayo/Kentucky Derby mashup. If you need to unwind, you have lots of options this weekend. Consider these highlights.
Free downtown concert
Friday, the musicians from Classic Addict perform a free concert beginning at 7 p.m. on Broadway. The band has local roots, but is now based in Nashville. It's been about six months since they last performed in Columbus, according to lead singer and guitarist Cale Dodds.
"We hate going that long," he said.
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Guests at Friday's show can expect to hear everything from new original material to covers. "Columbus, Georgia will always be home," Dodds said.
Both shows are open to all ages.
Vince Gill at Columbus Civic Center
Vince Gill performs Saturday at the Columbus Civic Center. Read our interview with the country music singer here.
Glen Templeton at Phenix City Amphitheater
Country singer Glen Templeton performs a Saturday show at the Phenix City Amphitheater. Learn more here.
Webbie at Illusions
Rapper Webbie performs Friday at Illusions, 6499 Veterans Parkway. Tickets are $20 advance, $65 VIP, $25-$30 at the door. Call 706-566-2000 for ticket information.
Webbie is known for hits like "Independent."
Also, Illusions hosts women's boxing on Mondays. The live matches start at 11 p.m. Women get in free until 11 p.m., men pay $10. Cover is $10 after 11 p.m.
Sunday nights at Spicoli's
Looking for a Sunday party? Don't forget Sunday at Spicoli's is Service Industry Night with Matt Parker and Rob Thomas. Action starts at 6 p.m. and there's no cover. Spicoli's is at 5762 Milgen Road in Columbus. Call 706-221-5252.