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Monday, September 26

3 events

Live Music

Tuesday, September 27

4 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. FREE! www.thefoundryathens.com

    KINKY WAIKIKI Relaxing, steel guitar-driven band following the traditions of Hawaiian music.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    POWERKOMPANY Local pop duo featuring the crisp, soaring vocals of Marie Davon and electronic instrumentation courtesy of Andrew Heaton. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $20. www.georgiatheatre.com

    KISHI BASHI Talented local songwriter and violinist creates exuberant, loop-driven, experimental pop music. See story on p. 16.

    TWAIN Folky indie-pop project from Brooklyn, NY.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    W. FREEMAN LEVERETT Local musician and composer performing minimalist electronica.

    GARY EDDY BAND Local singer-songwriter Eddy is backed by members of New Madrid.

    KATE JAN Member of Atlanta band Sex BBQ plays a solo set.

    SMALL SCIENCE Experimental folk project featuring a member of Family and Friends.

    THE SPOOKIE MOON Atlanta-based psychedelic folk-rock group.

Wednesday, September 28

8 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    THE BROKEN STRING BAND Athens band blending western folk with indie rock.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    DTCV Los Angeles-based post-punk band featuring former members of Guided By Voices and Tennis System.

    FEVER HANDS Post-punk five-piece from Jacksonville, FL.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    WHITE VIOLET Local group led by songwriter Nate Nelson, playing haunting, brooding, atmospheric indie-pop.

    WANDERWILD Local indie rock project led by local songwriter Matt Martin.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $7. www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE NORM Local group that combines funk, reggae, pop, rock and hip hop.

    TRAE PIERCE & THE T-STONE BAND Funky, hip hop-influenced blues-rock band from Florida.

    THE ORANGE CONSTANT Athens-based jam band with prog, pop and funk influences.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    MISTER TIE DYE Local nine-piece improvisational fusion group.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700 (Timothy Rd. location)

    CHRIS HAMPTON TRIO A versatile band that plays covers, originals and gladly takes requests.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MORNING FATTY Punk, ska, reggae and funk group from Gainesville, FL.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, September 29

15 events

Live Music

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    8 p.m. $10 (suggested donation). www.athica.org

    VECTREXCENTRICITY New trio composed of guitarist Killick Hinds, drummer Jamie DeRevere and bassist Michael Manring.

    MICHAEL MANRING Accomplished electric bassist who incorporates unorthodox tunings, techniques and methodologies.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    FRENCH EXIT Local rock band featuring members of Circulatory System and Faster Circuits.

    JOHN FERNANDES The local experimental musician and constant collaborator performs a solo set.

    RYAN GRAY MOORE Solo folk sounds from the leader of local band Brothers. 

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    DODD FERRELLE Folk-rock from songwriter and Winterville Mayor Dodd Ferrelle.

    MSRP Local band led by guitarist Scott Baxendale.

    ROB VEAL BAND Indie singer-songwriter fronts his group.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door). thefoundryathens.com

    CHATHAM COUNTY LINE Raleigh, NC-based Americana and bluegrass group.

    THE BROKEN STRING BAND Athens band blending western folk with indie rock.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE BURNING PEPPERMINTS Surf- and garage-rock influenced group from Birmingham, AL.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE STRUTS Glam-rock band that has toured with the Rolling Stones. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

    BEWARE OF DARKNESS A glam-rock turned folk-rock turned metal band.

    GOODBYE JUNE Nashville-based metal and Southern rock band.

  • The Hedges on Broad

    10 p.m. FREE! www.hedgesonbroad.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Playing funky, soulful rock and roll.

    MATT MCKINNEY BAND Country-tinged rock group.

    HUNTER GRAYSON & THE HAT CREEK BAND Local country band.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    LIQUID DYNAMITE Local drummer phenom Dwayne Holloway leads this four-piece through improvised jazz, blues, and funk.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE JAZZ A group of talented jazz musicians play every Thursday and Friday.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    7 p.m. FREE! art.uga.edu

    BEN VIDA New York artist performs a new piece for electronics that utilizes immersive sonic materials and explores intense auditory phenomena.

  • Lumpkin Street Station

    10 p.m. www.facebook.com/LumpkinStreetStation

    DIABLO SANDWICH & THE DR. PEPPERS Local rock band featuring Bo Hembree, Adam Poulin and Scotty Nicholson.

    LORIN WALKER MADSEN Outlaw country artist from Salt Lake City.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SNAP! Organ-heavy funk/jazz tunes delivered by locals Jason Fuller, Benji Shanks, David Yoke, Carlton Owens and Stephen Spivey.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble.

  • White Tiger Gourmet

    8 p.m. $5. www.whitetigergourmet.com

    SIMON JOYNER Singer-songwriter and early purveyor of the earnest folk-rock "Omaha scene" that also spawned Bright Eyes. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

    DON CHAMBERS This longtime local favorite delves into pastoral folk and experimental rock with equal passion.

  • Your Pie

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7048 (Gaines School Road location)

    LANDON TRUST Local singer-songwriter performs an acoustic set.

Friday, September 30

19 events

Live Music

  • Bar Georgia

    10 p.m. 706-850-9040

    TIM MOORE Local Americana singer-songwriter.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    BRENT GAFFORD BAND Local country band.

  • Buffalo's Café

    7 p.m. $5. www.buffalos.com

    COUNTRY RIVER Local classic country group that has been together for 25 years. 

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    THE POWDER ROOM Local sludgy noise-rock trio.

    T. HARDY MORRIS AND THE HARDKNOCKS Dead Confederate frontman and his band perform a set of pedal steel-tinged grunge-folk.

    GRAND VAPIDS This local alt-rock band has a dense, dreamy, slowcore-inspired sound.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    SHOAL CREEK STRANGLERS Local roots-folk duo featuring members of The Humms.

    FREE ASSOCIATES Scuzzed out garage-rock with attitude.

    BLACKFOOT GYPSIES Blues- and country-influenced garage-rock band from Nashville, TN.

  • 40 Watt Club

    American Cancer Society Benefit. 7 p.m. $20. www.40watt.com

    PLAYERS OF THE LYRE Featuring Caroline Aiken, Cody Stalvey, Elite tha Showstoppa, Reverend Conner Tribble, Scott Low & the Southern Bouillon, Cortez Garza and many more. See story on p. 15.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10 (adv). $15 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    KINCHAFOONEE COWBOYS Country band from Albany, GA.

    ERIC DODD Reflective country singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $16. www.georgiatheatre.com

    JUDAH AND THE LION Nashville-based Americana/folk band featuring fresh musicianship and powerful vocal harmonies.

    THE LONELY BISCUITS An eclectic mix of soul, funk and hip-hop based out of Nashville.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    RALPH RODDENBERRY BAND Eclectic and renowned Southern blues-rock artist.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE JAZZ A group of talented jazz musicians play every Thursday and Friday.

  • Iron Factory

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    LIQUID DYNAMITE Local jam-rock group featuring Dwayne Holloway.

  • JB's Smokin' Pig Barbeque

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-705-6116

    PAUL TURNER Acoustic soul singer-songwriter.

  • Lumpkin Street Station

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/LumpkinStreetStation

    STRUNG LIKE A HORSE "Gypsy-punk-garage-grass" group from Chattanooga. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

    DIRTY BIRD AND THE FLU Bluesy, funky, soulful rock group from Valdosta.

    THE VINYL SUNS Athens-based blues-rock five-piece.

  • Normaltown Hall

    7 p.m. $8. www.facebook.com/NormaltownHall

    HOPE FOR AGOLDENSUMMER Charming and highly praised local neo-folk band delivers the thriftstore gospel. Featuring the captivating vocal harmonies of the Campbell sisters.

    THE DARNELL BOYS The three Darnell brothers play and sing country blues originals backed by upright bass, singing saw and junkyard percussion.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    CRAIG WATERS & THE FLOOD Local blues guitarist and songwriter.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    SACRED HOLLOW Local hard rock band influenced by Tool, Sevendust, Soundgarden and more.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

    7 p.m. FREE! www.saucehouse.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot performs tasty sets of funky Southern folk rock 'n' roll on guitar, bass drum, harmonica and vocals.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    4:30 p.m. $12. www.sobrewco.com

    THE DIXIELAND 5 Local trad-jazz/Dixieland band that features a front line of trumpet, clarinet and trombone and a rhythm section of piano and tenor banjo.

Saturday, October 1

10 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    COVER BOY Atlanta-based band featuring a former member of the Georgia Satellites.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    CALEB KEITH & THE CALAVERAS Local "dusty-boot Americana" outfit.

    BRIAN MCKENZIE Rootsy Americana singer-songwriter.

    CHRIS MOORE Bluesy local singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

    9 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE FUNK BROTHERHOOD Local party band performs a nonstop dance party featuring horn-driven hits.

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-742-7735

    THE VINEYARD BAND Rock and roll band with a country spirit. The band plays as part of a Halloween Bash, with an adult costume contest after the show, plus free baked goods, hot cider and treats for the kids.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    FRANK FOSTER Country singer-songwriter based in Louisiana.

    TRAVIS DENNING Modern country artist from Middle Georgia.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    TRIO DELUXE Smoky songbook standards and hot virtuosity from Andrea DeMarcus (Cicada Rhythm), Dan Coy (Bonaventure Quartet) and John Norris (lots of Athens bands).

  • Iron Factory

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    TREE TOPS Jammy progressive rock band from Knoxville, TN.

  • Lumpkin Street Station

    10 p.m. www.facebook.com/LumpkinStreetStation

    THE BAND PIANO Rock and roll trio that performs loud and devilishly heartbreaking blues.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DANK Bluesy, Atlanta-based jam-rock band.

    SUMILAN Technically proficient musicians playing progressive jam rock.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble.

Sunday, October 2

1 event

Live Music

Monday, October 3

3 events

Live Music

Tuesday, October 4

5 events

Live Music

Wednesday, October 5

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    Dr. Wang Presents. 9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    DEATH VALLEY GIRLS Noisy, psychedelic rock group from Los Angeles.

    VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.

    NIHILIST CHEERLEADER Local up-and-comers play energetic, fun lo-fi punk rock.

    HANNIE AND THE SLOBS New local garage project featuring members of The Rodney Kings and Muuy Biien and Hannah Vance as "Hannie."

  • Georgia Theatre

    6 p.m. $29. www.georgiatheatre.com

    COHEED AND CAMBRIA Heavy progressive rock group.

    SAVES THE DAY Long-running emo/melodic punk band from Princeton, NJ.

    POLYPHIA Instrumental progressive metal band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JAHMAN BRAHMAN Jam-rock band featuring fluid progressions and funky riffs.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, October 6

9 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    ISKA DHAAF Seattle-based post-pop duo featuring heavy rhythms and cutting melodic hooks.

    RYAN GRAY MOORE Solo folk sounds from the leader of local band Brothers. 

    DIMMEN Local trio featuring two twins playing polyrhythmic jams.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    GREAT SHAPES Indie rock four-piece from El Paso, TX.

    DOUG HOYER Local chamber-pop singer-songwriter.

    LUKE SWEENEY San Francisco singer-songwriter incorporating elements of folk, pop and psychedelia.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $21. www.40watt.com

    DAVID COOK Nashville-based singer-songwriter and "American Idol" winner Cook has evolved from his country roots, exploring and experimenting with other sounds.

    JUSTIN KLUMP Up-and-coming folk-pop singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $17. www.georgiatheatre.com

    NIYKEE HEATON Florida-based singer-songwriter and pop/R&B producer.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE HIGH DIVERS Four-piece twang band that plays rebellious Southern music.

  • The Hedges on Broad

    10 p.m. FREE! www.hedgesonbroad.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Playing funky, soulful rock and roll.

    MATT MCKINNEY BAND Country-tinged rock group.

    HUNTER GRAYSON & THE HAT CREEK BAND Local country band.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE JAZZ A group of talented jazz musicians play every Thursday and Friday.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    ELECTRIC SOUL PANDEMIC Funky, jammy Greensboro, NC outfit.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble.

Friday, October 7

10 events

Live Music

  • Buffalo's Café

    7 p.m. $5. www.buffalos.com

    BIG DON BAND Southern-fried local rock group.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $8 (21+), $10 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    CINEMECHANICA Beloved local four-piece math-rock band. Album release show!

    OAK HOUSE A mix of prog, folk, indie and everything in between.

    MOTHERFUCKER Hard-hitting, virtuosic local rock and roll band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    SILVER OCHRE An audio-visual collaboration between composer/keyboardist Thollem Electric and video artist ACVilla.

    JOHN FERNANDES The local experimental musician and constant collaborator performs a solo set.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $14 (door). www.40watt.com

    ABBEY ROAD LIVE Beloved local Beatles tribute band known for its attention to detail and musical proficiency. This is a special John Lennon tribute show.

  • The Foundry

    9 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE HIGHBALLS Put on your bangle bracelets and tuck in those shoulder pads! Athens music vets The Highballs will perform a totally awesome set of '80s dance hits.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $10. www.georgiatheatre.com

    NEW MADRID Rocking, riveting local buzz band with a psychedelic edge. 

    ROADKILL GHOST CHOIR Folk-influenced psych-rock six-piece from Athens via Deland, FL.

    JUAN DE FUCA Driving indie rock band fronted by local songwriter Jack Cherry.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE NUDE PARTY Boone, NC-based garage-rock band.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE JAZZ A group of talented jazz musicians play every Thursday and Friday.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DEAD AFFECT Grateful Dead tribute band from Atlanta.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

Saturday, October 8

6 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    YIP DECEIVER An infectiously fun blend of feel-good pop, R&B grooves and noise-bending electro from Athens.

    PALACE DOCTOR Dynamic rock trio fronted by former Modern Skirts bassist Phillip Brantley.

    BLUE BLOOD Melodic psych-pop project from Hunter Morris, formerly of Gift Horse.

  • The Foundry

    Fall Lit Ball. 7 p.m. FREE! www.thefoundryathens.com

    CLAIRE CRONIN Local singer-songwriter by way of Los Angeles who plays delicate, haunting folk music.

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-742-7735

    CALEB KEITH & THE CALAVERAS Local "dusty-boot Americana" outfit.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $26 (adv.), $31 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    YG Acclaimed Southern California rapper who draws from new-school style and bass-heavy gangsta rap.

    KAMAIYAH Up-and-coming Bay Area based hip hop artist.

    RJ L.A. rapper known for his collaborations with YG and DJ Mustard.

    SAD BOY Up-and-coming Chicano MC.

    DJ DARK KNIGHT With high energy and a positive attitude, this Atlanta DJ keeps the music flowing.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    HALF ACID Greg O'Connell experiments with synths and talk boxes to create a psychedelic stew.

    GIVING UP Hooky, upbeat pop-punk group from Iowa.

    BLUNT BANGS Local indie-pop band featuring Black Kids frontman Reggie Youngblood.

    MARATHON STATES Catchy, driving pop-punk group fronted by local songwriter Jason Thinh.
  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE MCLOVINS Four-piece jam band from Hartford, CT.

Sunday, October 9

1 event

Live Music

Monday, October 10

2 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    7 p.m. $15 (21+), $17 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    CARL BROEMEL My Morning Jacket's versatile guitarist plays a set of solo folk music.

    DANIEL MARTIN MOORE Indie-folk singer-songwriter from Kentucky.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MUSCLE SHOALS MONDAY Local artists pay tribute to the Alabama hotspot.

Tuesday, October 11

5 events

Live Music

Wednesday, October 12

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $15 (21+), $17 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    KANDACE SPRINGS Jazz-influenced pop singer-songwriter and pianist.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    CITY MOUSE Collaborative project between Atlanta songwriters Brian Revels and Michael Hudgins.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $15 (adv.), $17 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    ELEPHANT REVIVAL Nederland, CO-based progressive Americana band with gypsy and Celtic influences.

    RIVER WHYLESS Baroque folk group from Boone, NC.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE GROOVE ORIENT Groove-rock band from Orlando, FL.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, October 13

10 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    WAREHOUSE Arty, driving post-pop band from Atlanta. 

    SEA GHOST Synth-and-guitar based indie-pop band from Atlanta.

    DEAD NEIGHBORS This local band plays grunge- and shoegaze-inspired rock.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    KARBOMB High-speed, long-running local punk band.

    HUNGER ANTHEM Fuzzed-out, guitar-driven local indie rock band.

    GANGES PHALANGES Scrappy, Atlanta-based punk group.

    THE CRYPTICS Punk rock band from Dover, NH.

     

     

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $12. www.40watt.com

    DIARRHEA PLANET Anthemic rock band from Nashville with a sense of humor.

    WESTERN MEDICATION Nashville-based post-punk band.

    BIG MORGAN Local band that plays a rhythmic, high-energy brand of garage-rock.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $18 (adv.), $22 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    LUCERO Acclaimed, long-running alt-country group from Memphis, TN.

    CORY BRANAN Acclaimed alt-country singer-songwriter who blends elements of country and punk rock.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    MRJORDANMRTONKS Collaboration between longtime Athens musicians Tommy Jordan and William Tonks, featuring rootsy guitar picking and paired vocal melodies.

  • The Hedges on Broad

    10 p.m. FREE! www.hedgesonbroad.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Playing funky, soulful rock and roll.

    MATT MCKINNEY BAND Country-tinged rock group.

    HUNTER GRAYSON & THE HAT CREEK BAND Local country band.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE JAZZ A group of talented jazz musicians play every Thursday and Friday.

  • Live Wire

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $15 (door). www.livewireathens.com

    LILY HERNE Come celebrate with this local alternative rock trio for their album release show.

    WHISPER KISS Acoustic project featuring Michael Wegner, Shelley Lotus and Karen Bergmann.

    ZENITH BLUE Five local teens playing rock covers and originals.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MARADEEN Five-piece rock group from Nashville, TN. 

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble.

Friday, October 14

9 events

Live Music

  • Buffalo's Café

    7 p.m. $10. www.buffalos.com

    THE SPLITZ BAND This band's impressively wide range encompasses classic Motown, funk, disco and both old-school and contemporary R&B.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $6 (21+), $8 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    SHEHEHE Local band that draws from old-school punk and arena rock to create a fist-pumping atmosphere.

    THE ARCS Long-running local rock band featuring Dave Gerow, Kevin Lane, Brandon Reynolds and Ben Spraker. Album release show!

    GOLDEN EELS Local project from eccentric pop songwriter Neil Golden.

    DJ OTHER VOICES, OTHER ROOMS Longtime local DJ spins classic rock and much more.
  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    MATT MARTIN Frontman for local indie rock band Wanderwild performs solo.

    MATT HECTORNE Gospel-influenced indie-folk singer-songwriter.

    MIKE MACDONALD Tender and melodic local singer-songwriter known for fronting folk-rock group Family and Friends.

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    SONS OF SAILORS Jimmy Buffet cover band, featuring members of the Tony Pritchett Band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    BOY NAMED BANJO Nashville-based Americana five-piece.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    ANDERSON EAST Soulful, alternative Americana artist whose music displays shades of Ryan Adams and Ray LaMontagne.

    BRENT COBB Folk and rock-influenced singer-songwriter.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE JAZZ A group of talented jazz musicians play every Thursday and Friday.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE ORANGE CONSTANT Athens-based jam band with prog, pop and funk influences.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

Saturday, October 15

6 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    NIGHTMARE COAST Athens-based post-hardcore outfit.

    MASK THE WRETCH Forward-thinking metal band out of Atlanta.

    THE GOOD LOOKS Young band from Madison playing a custom blend of rock, blues, funk, punk and alternative.

    HEIRS New hardcore punk band from Athens. 

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $10. www.40watt.com

    CINDY WILSON Founding member of the B-52s turned solo songwriter and vocalist with psychedelic and disco influences.

    PYLON REENACTMENT SOCIETY The songs of the legendary Athens band, as performed by Vanessa Briscoe Hay and an all-star cast of locals.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE GRAINS OF SAND Local band with a four-piece horn section offering up your favorite '60s and '70s beach and Motown music.

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-742-7735

    REPENT AT LEISURE Celtic pub band playing "Irish rock," including traditional, punk, modern and original Celtic music.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    MEMORY DEAN Long-standing music collective that plays country-inspired rock tunes.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    LIQUID DYNAMITE Athens-based group featuring drummer Dwayne Holloway.

Sunday, October 16

1 event

Live Music

Monday, October 17

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $27. www.georgiatheatre.com

    WALE Grammy-nominated hip hop star known for incorporating his "Seinfeld" fandom into his music.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JAZZ FUNK JAM WITH MASON DAVIS Local jazz musician Mason Davis hosts a jam session.

Tuesday, October 18

4 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. FREE! www.thefoundryathens.com

    KINKY WAIKIKI Relaxing, steel guitar-driven band following the traditions of Hawaiian music.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    DEADWIN Folk-rock duo from Charleston, SC.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $17 (adv.), $20 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    RON POPE Nashville-based indie artist that specializes in country-rock.

    ROB BAIRD Americana singer-songwriter.

    TRUETT Soulful folk singer-songwriter.

  • Iron Factory

    9 p.m. 706-395-6877

    TONY B Local radio-courting rapper with a smart, polished style. This is an release show for his new album, Humble, featuring performances from Celina Lina, Mackboy & Big Guap, Ant Da Ripper, Will the Producer and We’re Weird.

Wednesday, October 19

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE REVIVALISTS  This New Orleans band plays a vibrant mix of funk, jazz and rock accented by warm pedal steel and sax.

    THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT Described as "raucous rock 'n' roll," this five-piece band from Glasgow gives a fresh take on this classic genre.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    CALEB KEITH Local "dusty-boot Americana" singer-songwriter.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, October 20

6 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    Oconee River Belles. $30 (adv.), $35 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE INDIGO GIRLS Legendary and timeless singer-songwriter duo of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers.

    ALISON BROWN Acclaimed as one of today's finest progressive banjo players, Brown's influences and repertoire expand far beyond bluegrass.

    CLAIRE LYNCH BAND Americana band from Nashville, TN. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    NATURAL CHILD  Grimy, Nashville-based proto-garage band.

    T. HARDY MORRIS AND THE HARDKNOCKS Dead Confederate frontman and his band perform a set of pedal steel-tinged grunge-folk.

    NEIGHBOR LADY Twangy, melodic rock group led by local singer-songwriter Emily Braden.

  • The Hedges on Broad

    10 p.m. FREE! www.hedgesonbroad.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Playing funky, soulful rock and roll.

    MATT MCKINNEY BAND Country-tinged rock group.

    HUNTER GRAYSON & THE HAT CREEK BAND Local country band.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE JAZZ A group of talented jazz musicians play every Thursday and Friday.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE FUSTICS Folk-rock band from North Carolina.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble.

Friday, October 21

6 events

Live Music

Saturday, October 22

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    BABY BABY Charismatic Atlanta band that can be described simply as "fun rock." 

    WIEUCA Local band playing cheeky, guitar-driven indie rock.

    MAD ACE Local beat-oriented, hip hop-influenced cellist.

  • The Foundry

    9 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    MANDOLIN ORANGE North Carolina-based folk duo that touches on bluegrass and country.

    DEAD HORSES Milwuakee-based Americana trio.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $20. www.georgiatheatre.com

    KELLER WILLIAMS KWAHTRO Singer-songwriter out of Fredericksburg, VA who plays jammy, acoustic dance music. Featuring Gibb Droll, Danton Boller and Rodney Holmes.

    ZACH DEPUTY Singer-songwriter from Bluffton, SC who describes his sound as a combination of jam, funk and soul.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DOWNRIGHT Psych-funk collective from Birmingham, AL.

Monday, October 24

2 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    7 p.m. $14 (21+), $16 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    RYLEY WALKER Acclaimed singer-songwriter from Chicago whose work touches on folk, jazz and '60s psychedelia.

    CIRCUIT DES YEUX Folk chanteuse and noise maven Haley Fohr’s sound vacillates between lo-fi and songwriting sophistication.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MINGLEWOOD MONDAY Local artists pay tribute to the Grateful Dead.

Tuesday, October 25

1 event

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    RICHARD BUCKNER Long-running, critically acclaimed singer-songwriter who integrates acoustic folk and more abstract influences in his work.

Wednesday, October 26

2 events

Live Music

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    ROD MELANCON Singer-songwiter playing "songs from the Louisiana bayous."

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, October 27

4 events

Live Music

  • The Hedges on Broad

    10 p.m. FREE! www.hedgesonbroad.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Playing funky, soulful rock and roll.

    MATT MCKINNEY BAND Country-tinged rock group.

    HUNTER GRAYSON & THE HAT CREEK BAND Local country band.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE JAZZ A group of talented jazz musicians play every Thursday and Friday.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE BIG SMOOTH Bluesy tunes with soulful vocals courtesy of Tre Powell and company.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble.