Schedule for the Celebrating 75 Years Of Otis Redding Weekend

Celebrating 75 Years of Otis Redding: Weekend Events

Wednesday, September 7:

Macon Beer Company’s Macon Dreams Bottle Release Party at 6 p.m.

Thursday, September 8:

The Tubman Museum in partnership with the Otis Redding Foundation present a Visual Art Contest and Gallery Opening at 5 p.m.

Friday, September 9:

Otis Redding Day brings live music and entertainment to Cherry Street Plaza starting at 11 a.m.
Newtown Macon hosts First Friday celebrations throughout Downtown Macon in the evening
The Douglass Theatre presents a special screening of “Unsung” at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Saturday, September 10:

A VIP BBQ at the Big “O” Ranch for sponsors only
Bragg Jam and the Macon Film Festival presents “A Picnic Under the Stars with Otis Redding” at Coleman Hill at 9 p.m., screening concert footage of Otis Redding:
Stax/Volt Revue Live In Norway (1967)
Dreams To Remember: The Legacy of Otis Redding
Live at Monterey Pop Festival (1967)
Tubman African American Museum presents The King of Soul: Otis Redding in Photographs

Sunday, September 11:

“An Evening of Respect,” a star-studded tribute concert and fundraiser at the Macon City Auditorium featuring a reunion with the ’80s hit group The Reddings with Mark Lockett, St. Paul and the Broken Bones, Sam Moore, Robert McDuffie, Chuck Leavell, the Otis Redding Foundation DREAM Choir and others! Proceeds benefit the Otis Redding Foundation. 7 p.m. BUY TICKETS HERE. For floor seating please call the Otis Redding Foundation 478-742-5737.