‘Happy Days’ video shoot with Anthony Hamilton in Macon, Georgia

Grammy Award-winning artist Anthony Hamilton will film a music video for his song “Happy Days” with singer Stacii Adams in Macon.

In partnership with Teeger Entertainment, the two vocalists will film the video at the Tubman African American Museum on July 14 from 5 to 10 p.m. The public is invited to participate, according to a press release sent out Monday.

Online tickets to register to attend the video shoot are no longer available, said Al Tilman, vice president of Teeger Entertainment and a former Macon-Bibb County commissioner. Members of the public who did not register before tickets sold out can still attend, but may be included in different segments.

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The event promises to be a historic moment for Macon, bringing together several Middle Georgia artists and leaders for a good time, Adams said.

“My main goal coming out of Middle Georgia is to let people know that we are good enough to be with the best. We are here to show what we can do,” the Milledgeville native added. “And there is no better person to show that than Anthony Hamilton.”

“Happy Days” is an upbeat single from Adams’ latest album, “Love You Like The 90s,” which has a colorful genre blend of Afrobeats, Southern soul and R&B. She said the song embodies happiness and a feel-good style of music that is missing in the industry.

“We’re in a society where people often don’t know how to be happy, but with this record we want to be able to induce happiness in people, whatever their race, color or creed,” Adams said. “We’re happy and we’re going to have some happy days.”

Tilman said additional scenes for the Macon-based music video will be filmed on Cotton Avenue.

“It’s great to have a local musician, from Central Georgia, who has caught the attention of so many national artists. It’s not normal for someone like Anthony Hamilton, at his level, to say he wants to do something with a local musician,” Tilman said.

Attendees of the music video were encouraged to register for the free online event.

The press release asked the community to dress to impress in their best semi-formal attire and comfortable sneakers to prepare for dancing.

But the online forum sold out in just one day. Tilman told The Telegraph that they hope people will come and that they will try to please everyone anyway.

Shuanta Porter of And 5678 Line Dance created an infectious dance that everyone will be doing, and AJ, the DJ, will be providing live music, Adams said after mentioning his excitement for the upcoming weekend.

“Middle Georgia has something to say and we want to bring something to the table that really helps make a difference to what Little Richard, the Allman Brothers and Otis Redding have already made,” Adams said. “And I want to make a difference like Stacii Adams.”

Macon-Bibb Mayor Lester Miler, Warner Robins Mayor LaRhonda Patrick and Milledgeville Mayor Mary Parham Copelan will also be in attendance, Teeger said.