KIP JONES Local songwriter playing all your favorite covers and some of his own tunes.
NAIRVANA Nirvana cover band featuring members of The Powder Room. See story on p. 13.
MAN-SIZE Local PJ Harvey cover band featuring Thayer Sarrano and friends.
GEEZER Local band Come What May masquerades as Weezer.
THE HONEY SLIDERS Original, Detroit-influenced rock from Catropolis.
JONATHAN INGRAM Country rocker from Braselton, GA.
WILD RUMPUS Enjoy live music on Washington Street after the parade, with sets by Timi and the Rumpus Band, plus the the High-Falootin' Scallywags Drum Brigade and the Tiger Girlz on trapeze. See story on p. 13.
LOS CANTARES New local desert-rock supergroup featuring members of Old Smokey and Moths.
GUIDED BY GUIDED BY VOICES Cheekily named GBV cover band featuring local musicians Jeff Fox, Mat Lewis and special guests.
ELF POWER A longtime fixture on the Athens music scene, Elf Power plays fuzzy, melodic, psychedelic pop. See story on p. 13.
CIRCULATORY SYSTEM Long-running local psychedelic rock ensemble featuring members of the Olivia Tremor Control.
JOHN BOYLE Singer-songwriter in the vein of Willie Nelson, John Prine and Bob Dylan. He'll be joined by Adam Poulin.
DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS The local Southern rock superstars play a special Halloween show. See story on p. 13.
HOUNDMOUTH Alternative-country group from Indiana.
MUUY BIIEN Local band plays doom-laden goth-punk influenced by '80s hardcore and new wave. This is a special Halloween set of T. Rex covers. See story on p. 13.
SHADE Dissonant, groove-oriented local post-punk band. This special Halloween show will feature additional members and lots of cover tunes.
ELYSIA EMPIRE Birdie Ann Renee plays experimental, strangely melodic pop songs.
COOMBSBOT Athens-based robot-in-disguise regenerates live electronic covers of looped pop classics from the '80s,' 90s and today!
DJ BLOWPOP Joe Kubler (Bubbly Mommy Gun) spins a set of tunes.
AMERICAN MANNEQUINS Thoughtful, melodic, danceable rock and roll for the upcoming new wave apocalypse.
PIERCE EDENS Americana singer-songwriter from Asheville, NC.
SCOTT LOW Solo set from the local Americana singer-songwriter.
GRASSLAND STRING BAND The local roots group plays Neil Young's landmark 1972 album Harvest in its entirety.
CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of indie/Americana.
TRANSYLVANIA MOTORCADE Americana/rock group from Atlanta.
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
POWERKOMPANY Local pop duo featuring the crisp, soaring vocals of Marie Davon, playing folk songs enhanced with slickly produced electronic instrumentation courtesy of Andrew Heaton.
BOOTY BOYZ DJs Immuzikation, Twin Powers and Z-Dog spin dance hits into the night.
THE VG MINUS '70s-styled power-pop/punk.
STREET SWEEPER Ska-tinged thrash punk band.
THE DE LUX INTERIORS Local Cramps cover band featuring members of Cars Can Be Blue and Los Meesfits.
THUNDERCHIEF Local act with a West Coast punk sound influenced by classic rock. 10 year anniversary party!
RICK FOWLER BAND Original guitar-driven blues-rock. See story on p. 13.
BACK ALLEY BLUES BAND Featuring locals Paul Scales, John Straw, Dave Herndon and Dead Quinter playing blues jams.
SHEHEHE Local band that draws from old-school punk and arena rock to create a fist-pumping atmosphere. See story on p. 13.
LOWDIVE Local ska/reggae band.
STARBENDERS Four-piece art-punk band from Atlanta.
DJ KUNG FUSCO AND MR. PURPLE Spinning punk, new wave and super sounds of the '70s.
SPINELLO Local jazz fusion band.
REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture.
THE PAUL COLLINS BEAT Legendary power-pop figure Paul Collins (The Nerves, The Beat) heads this rotating cast. See story on p. 13.
CASPER AND THE COOKIES Local legends playing eccentric and energetic pop-rock.
(Meet at Corner of Pulaski and Clayton St.) Throw on your most creative Halloween costume and march through the streets of downtown. Anyone can participate by wearing a costume and joining the procession. The parade will end at the bottom of Washington St. with sets by Timi and the Rumpus Band, plus the the High-Falootin' Scallywags Drum Brigade and the Tiger Girlz on trapeze. See story on p. 13.
(Jug Tavern Park, Winder) This Halloween festival includes trick-or-treating, costume contests, games, food vendors, craft vendors, kids' activities, bounce houses, obstacle courses and live music by Abbey Road LIVE!
Photographs, commemorative memorabilia and original art celebrating one of the most successful coaches in college football. Curator-led tours will be offered every Friday before home football games.
For new zombies facing an uncertain life of running from brain-bashing humans, Zombie Farms offers purpose and protection. Take a guided tour through a farm supported by the tireless labor of zombies. Every Friday and Saturday through October.
Try various treats on tap, including the Reserve Series Moo-HooChiato. Wear a costume; prizes will be awarded for best dressed humans and best dressed beasts.
ATHICA and Rose of Athens Theatre host a pre-Rumpus party with snacks, games and more. Wear your costume and march down to the parade together.
Nick Splendorr will read The Fifty Year Sword, an hour-long ghost story by Mark Z. Danielewski. Come in your costumes to enjoy the parade afterwards!
The ocean comes to life with an "Under the Sea" theme for little trick-or-treaters. Sea creatures will hand out candy in the lobby.
Families are invited to make their way through the young adult department's Hunger Games themed haunted house.
Stop by anytime in costume for trick-or-treating.
Campers participate in physical activities, games and educational lessons regarding healthy lifestyle choices. This camp takes place when Clarke County School District schools are not in session. For ages 6–12. Bring a sack lunch.
Get a head start on the Wild Rumpus Parade with various Halloween activities like a haunted house, crafts, mask making, face painting, shaker making, live music, aerial trapeze performances and more.
The Schlocktoberfest Horrorshow ends with the original slasher, Halloween. See Movies on p. 16.
These classes are designed to give you the tools to be the hostess with the mostest this holiday season. Have Thanksgiving Fun with Publisher on Nov. 4 and go on a Thanksgiving Menu Internet Scavenger Hunt on Nov. 18, 2:30 and 6:30 p.m. sessions. 706-795-5597
This studio teaches different types of yoga like gentle yoga, yin yoga and power heated Vinyasa. 706-316-9000, www.chasestreetyoga.com
Pre-order seed through Oct. 31. Proceeds support the Sandy Creek Nature Center, Inc., a non-profit organization which supports the SCNC in promoting environmental education and preservation. Pick up on Nov. 7–8. www.athensclarkecounty.com/sandycreeknaturecenter
This two-day doula training workshop is the first step in becoming a Certified Labor Doula through CAPPA. Workshop on Feb. 6–7. $350–400. 706-363-0564, www.twobeebirthservices.com
(Cornerstone Church) S-Anon is a support group for family and friends of sexaholics, based on the 12 steps of AA. email@example.com, www.sanon.org