k (v) i d s This local band, led by songwriter Jared Collins, plays reverb-washed melodic pop. Featuring backing band Velocirapture.
VELOCIRAPTURE Loud and brash local rock group that names Velvet Underground and Stooges among its influences.
SAD DADS New local band featuring members of Blue Division. The group tells Flagpole it sounds like "shitty Pavement."
CHRIST, LORD Gypsy-folk act from Atlanta.
RANDALL BRAMBLETT BAND Longtime Athenian Randall Bramblett presents a simplified slab of Southern music. Either blowing the sax or delivering his gruff 'n' grumbly vocals, Bramblett can toss out direct, Southern R&B kickers. CD release show!
MICHELLE MALONE Americana singer-songwriter who puts an honest and emotional spin on her music.
GRECO Rock band featuring four local brothers.
HACKENSAW BOYS Multi-instrument and multi-vocal Americana group from Virginia.
DANNY BARNES Taking traditional banjo music and combining it with electronic loops to create a unique performance.
CORDUROY ROAD Local 5-piece Americana band drawing from old-time roots music and known for its notoriously lively shows.
DJ MAHOGANY Freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
DJ FOG JUICE Spinning Euro/Italo/space-disco, new-wave, old school R&B and current and classic dance hits.
DON CHAMBERS This local favorite's whiskey-soaked bootstomps capture a certain dusty closing-time chic.
SATIRE SAINTS Power-pop trio with guitar-driven melodies.
Unique gifts, artwork and seasonal stocking stuffers made by local artists. Thursday–Saturday, 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m. & Sunday, 1–5 p.m. Through December. www.madisonartistguild.org
For all ages. Children receive a free treat from the cafe.
DJ LP After spending the summer touring the U.S. with artists such as Mac Miller, Big Gigantic and Drake, DJ LP has made Athens his new home. Expect to hear classic anthems mixed with bass-thumping beats.
KARAOKE With your host Stan the Man!
An hour of guided meditation.