COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Friday, February 27

15 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $6 (21+), $8 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    CINEMECHANICA Beloved local four-piece math-rock band.

    BIG JESUS Atlanta-based rock group capitalizes on grinding melodies. 

    THE POWDER ROOM Local sludgy noise-rock trio.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE SALT FLATS Melodic and lively local guitar-rock band.

    THE GRAWKS Punk and garage-inspired local rock and roll band.

    A MOMENT ELECTRIC South Carolina-based psychedelic rock group.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    VERILY Rock and roll band from Dacula, GA.

    THE VARIANT Hard-rocking group from Tifton, GA.

    THE NIGHT SHIFT No info available.

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. $5 (adv.), $8 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    WRENN Up-and-coming local pop singer who experiments with jazz, Vaudeville and more.

    ZALE Young, classically trained singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre.com

    DREW HOLCOMB AND THE NEIGHBORS Popular Americana band from Nashville.

    ANGALEENA PRESLEY Country singer known for her work with the Pistol Annies.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. 706-353-4721

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

    TOMBOI Electronica trio braids pulsing synth with candy guitar licks to force your surrender to the groove.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    LINEAR DOWNFALL Psychedelic pop band from Nashville.

    THE DREAM SCENE Javier Morales' rhythmic, lo-fi avant-garde pop project.

    SALSA CHEST Local experimental electronic group.

    CGI JOE The musical alias of Joe Kubler, formerly known as Rene LeConte.

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    THE HOBOHEMIANS This six-piece, acoustic band utilizes banjo, ukulele, flute, accordion, saxophone, piano, various percussion, drums and bass to perform popular American and European roots music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

  • Kumquat Mae Bakery Café

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1442

    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.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    CRAIG WATERS & THE FLOOD Local blues guitarist and songwriter.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

    SONS OF KATIE ELDER New local folk-rock group.

  • Transmetropolitan

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-549-5112 (Oglethorpe Ave. location)

    TRE POWELL FEAT. THE BIG SMOOTH Bluesy acoustic tunes with soulful vocals.

Saturday, February 28

9 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    NICHOLAS MALLIS & THE BOREALIS Mallis, of Sam Sniper and Yo Soybean, strikes out on his own with "a cross between David Bowie, The Ventures, and a little bit of Neil Diamond." 

    COLD COLD SWEATS Melodic, Southern-inspired alternative rock band from Florence, AL.

    THE HERNIES Local indie rock band led by Henry Barbe.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    TIMMY & THE TUMBLERS Tim Schreiber howls and spasms and literally tumbles over garage-y rock anthems and retro-inspired pop songs.

    ANCIENT WHALES Alternative rock act from Asheville, NC featuring former Athenian Enoch Bledsoe.

    EBONY EYES Knoxville-based punk rock group. 

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    RADIOLUCENT Popular local band falling somewhere between bluesy Southern rock and the poppier side of alt-country.

    STONERIDER Atlanta-based rock group.

    BROTHER HAWK Bluesy, riff-based rock and roll band from Atlanta.

  • The Globe

    10 p.m. 706-353-4721

    BOYFRIEND Experimental hip hop artist from New Orleans with raunchy lyrics and a subversive approach to music.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    ROB NANCE & THE LOST SOULS North Carolina based roots-rock band influenced by Southern and contemporary folk.

    GRASSLAND STRING BAND Local traditional and progressive bluegrass group.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    9 p.m. FREE! www.hiloathens.com

    OLD SMOKEY Local folk-rock band with an interweaving sonic palette that includes banjo, cello, violin, lap steel and percussion.

    DONE GONE Local psych/folk/drone outfit.

    WILD ABANDON Songwriter Jesse Kennedy's experimental folk project.

    MATTHEW BUZZELL Former Athenian Buzzell, a singer-songwriter and documentary filmmaker, performs solo.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    PERCY SLEDGEHAMMER New local cover band playing soul and R&B classics.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

    JACLYN STEELE & THE REVEREND Reverend Conner Tribble teams up with singer Jaclyn Steele for a night of music.

Sunday, March 1

4 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $25 (adv.), $30 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    JORMA KAUKONEN The legendary guitarist and former Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna member performs an intimate acoustic set. See story on p. 34.

  • The Globe

    9 p.m. FREE (donations accepted). 706-353-4721

    POWERKOMPANY Local pop duo featuring the crisp, soaring vocals of Marie Davon, playing folk songs enhanced with electronic instrumentation courtesy of Andrew Heaton.

    TANTRUM Experimental shoegaze-pop outfit from Atlanta.

    BAD NUDES Cute and intense psych-synth pop from local fashionista Ben Taylor.

    DJ DEEPTHROAT Manny Lage spins an eclectic set of hits.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    KLEZMER LOCAL 42 A local seven-piece Klezmer band specializing in Jewish and gypsy music and featuring Dan Horowitz of Five Eight.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8 p.m. www.hiloathens.com

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

    DUDE MAGNETS Noisy indie-rock chaos.

    JINX REMOVER Formerly known as Close Talker, this local band plays driving, melodic indie rock.

    DAVEY WRATHGABAR Visitations frontman performs a solo set of psychedelic folk.

Monday, March 2

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    GREAT PEACOCK Nashville musicians Andrew Nelson and Blount Floyd play Southern-tinged indie folk.

    REVEREND Local "ambient Americana" four-piece.

    THE OARSMEN Midwestern folk-pop group led by frontman Marcus Christopher Maloney.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    GIMME HENDRIX Local Jimi Hendrix cover band.

    PIANO A group of all-star musicians pay tribute to The Black Keys and The White Stripes.

  • Live Wire

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

    IKE STUBBLEFIELD TRIO Soulful R&B artist Ike Stubblefield is a Hammond B3 virtuoso who cut his teeth backing Motown legends like the Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    BLUES NIGHT WITH BIG C Nobody in Athens sings the blues quite like Big C. Expect lots of soulful riffs, covers and originals.

Tuesday, March 3

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    DARSOMBRA Heavy drone-rock band from Batimore, MD.

    CHARTREUSE Drew Smith mixes heavy guitar with sample-driven drone. 

    RAT BABIES Local heavy metal duo.

  • The Foundry

    Tailgate Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    LAUGHLIN Local country duo with influences like Miranda Lambert and Sugarland. CD release party!

    HOLMAN AUTRY BAND Described as "a little bit of Hank, a little bit of Metallica and a healthy dose of Southern rock." Fans of bands like the Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynyrd can't go wrong here.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    JASON BOLAND Popular country artist known for fronting Jason Boland and The Stragglers.

    CODY CANADA Alt-country artist from Oklahoma. 

  • Live Wire

    Myriad. 9 p.m. FREE! 706-543-8283

    MYRIAD HOUSE BAND Members of Partial Cinema, Monsoon and Saturn Valley lead an open jam session.

    WESDARULER Local minimalist hip hop producer performs.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

    SESSIONS WITH S-WORDS AND FRIENDS Local band playing funky pop-rock with a touch of Southern jam.

Wednesday, March 4

7 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    COBALT CRANES L.A.-based four-piece group playing psych-grunge. 

    MURDER THE MOOD Local alternative rock band.

    MODERN MAMMOTH Melodic rock band from Toccoa.

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. www.georgiatheatre.com

    BIG K.R.I.T. Alias of acclaimed Mississippi-based rapper and producer Justin Scott.

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

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Original, Detroit-influenced rock from Catropolis.

  • Live Wire

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

    CAROLINE AIKEN'S OPEN MIC Local songwriter and guitarist Caroline Aiken hosts this open mic. This week's featured guest is Sean VanMeter.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    LITTLE RAINE BAND Rock/Americana band from Birmingham, AL.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    THE OARSMEN Midwestern folk-pop group led by frontman Marcus Christopher Maloney.

Thursday, March 5

10 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a "mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics." Celebrating over 100 weekly shows in a row!

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

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

    PENICILLIN BABY "Space-trash" band from Nashville, TN. 

    FAYE WEBSTER Folk singer-songwriter from Atlanta.

  • Dos Palmas Restaurant & Cantina

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-353-7771

    TRE POWELL FEAT. THE BIG SMOOTH Bluesy acoustic tunes with soulful vocals.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $13. www.40watt.com

    OF MONTREAL Long-running local psych-pop group known for its outlandish stage presence.

    YONATAN GAT High-octane guitar virtuoso known for his work with Israeli math-rock group Monotonix. 

    RUBY THE RABBITFOOT Pop group led by songwriter Ruby Kendrick, a local singer-songwriter with a sweet voice and prodding, poignant lyrics.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CONSIDER THE SOURCE New York trio who describe themselves as "sci-fi Middle Eastern funk."

    TAUK Jammy, instrumental rock-fusion band from NYC.

    THE MANTRAS A high-energy mix of funk-rock, Middle Eastern, electronica and metal. 

  • Kumquat Mae Bakery Café

    6:30 p.m. 706-850-1442

    REPENT AT LEISURE Fun-loving, rowdy, Irish pub band playing traditional as well as modern Irish music.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

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

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. He hosts an "all-star jam" every Thursday.

Friday, March 6

9 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-369-3040

    SUN-DRIED VIBES South Carolina band plays a reggae-tinted brand of rock.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    ADIA VICTORIA "Back-porch blues" singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN. 

    BUXTON Garage-rock meets lush harmonies and plucked folk guitar in the music of this Houston, TX-based band.

    LILLY HIATT Edgy, Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN. 

    PADRE Local indie band featuring members of Dana Swimmer and Mothers.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $16. www.40watt.com

    TURQUOISE JEEP Hip hop collective and viral sensation known for the 2010 hit "Lemme Smang It."

    PLAYGROUND HERO Local "urban alternative rock band" that combines rock and hip hop.

    BLACKNERDNINJA Eugene Willis delivers bookish, explosive rhymes over organic, high-energy beats.

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. $8 (adv.), $12 (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.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

    FAUX FEROCIOUS Nashville, TN-based sloppy, lo-fi rock band with pop sensibilities.

    MONSOON Female-fronted local post-punk band that dabbles in rockabilly and new wave.

    COTTONMOUTH Local group featuring members of Pretty Bird and Muuy Biien. Expect lots of fuzzy, heavy drums and bass.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

  • Live Wire

    7 p.m. www.livewireathens.com

    T.O.T.M. Space-rock and "cosmic poetry" group from Columbus, GA.

  • Lumpkin Street Station

    10 p.m. $8. www.facebook.com/LumpkinStreetStation

    CONEY ISLAND ROCK N ROLL ROADSHOW Featuring performances by the Cut Throat Freak Show, Scarlett Storm Burlesque, Jesse Ray Carter Trio, Potwhole, Daddy Stitches and more.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture.

Saturday, March 7

13 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-369-3040

    SUN-DRIED VIBES South Carolina band plays a reggae-tinted brand of rock.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    WHAT MOON THINGS Indie rock band from New Paltz, NY influenced by groups like Modest Mouse and The Cure.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    NEW NATURE New local jam-rock band.

    VACATION Fuzzed-out punk band from Cincinatti, OH.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    HOUSTON IN THE BLIND New local three-piece fronted by songwriter Charlie Garrett.

    TIA MADRE Band fronted by Walker Howle of Dead Confederate fame, featuring Matt Stoessel, Ivey Hughes, Paul McHugh and Bryan Howard.

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

  • The Foundry

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

    MARSHALL CRENSHAW Pop-rock singer-songwriter known for hits like "Someday, Someway."

    THE BOTTLE ROCKETS Underrated, quasi-legendary alt-country band. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. www.georgiatheatre.com

    GOGOL BORDELLO Hard-touring Gypsy punk act from New York City.

    FLY GOLDEN EAGLE Upstart, Nashville-based rockers.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. $5. 706-546-5609

    HURRICANES OF LOVE Experimental group from Boston that describes its music as "spiritual mountain psych gangsta folk."

    CULT OF RIGGONIA Experimental soundscapes with tribal, world music beats and ornate instrumentation.

    REALISTIC PILLOW New local indie band.

    LITTLE HOWLIN' WOLF Alias of eccentric and prolific Chicago-based street musician James Pobiega.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    BIG C & THE VELVET DELTA A modern take on traditional blues, rock and R&B from this local group. 

    CREE MO Rock, blues, jazz and soul are mixed together into a smooth, intoxicating concoction of original music.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

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

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

    V-8 DEATH CAR Rowdy punk band from Montgomery, AL.

    STREET SWEEPER Ska-tinged thrash punk band.

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

  • Live Wire

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

    JIMKATA Electro-rock band blending heavy beats, synthy hooks and big guitars.

    MOMCAT Lyrically driven rock and roll duo from Atlanta.

  • Lumpkin Street Station

    10 p.m. $20. www.facebook.com/LumpkinStreetStation

    WHITEY MORGAN AND THE 78S Old-school honky tonk country outfit from Flint, MI.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    CARLA LEFEVER AND THE RAYS This band, led by longtime Athenian LeFever, plays old-school jams, groovy funk and sweet pop.

Sunday, March 8

1 event

Live Music

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8 p.m. www.hiloathens.com

    THE UKIAH DRAG Boston-based punk rock band. 

    HARSH WORDS Fast hardcore group featuring members of Shaved Christ and Gripe.

    MUUY BIIEN Local band plays doom-laden goth-punk influenced by '80s hardcore and new wave.

    PINECONES Atlanta/Athens-based rock band that touches on flailing, melodic grunge and urgent post-punk.

Monday, March 9

6 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CAPSULA Spanish native band playing psychedelic rock laced with "brutal fuzz."

    FEATHER TRADE This local band plays lush, moody post-pop.

    BEL VAS Local alt-rock group influenced by jazz, surf and bossa nova.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    PREE Experimental pop group from Washington, D.C.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE HOOT Monthly showcase put on by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society. This month's Hoot features The Vinyl StrangersMrJordanMrTonks and HoneychildTommy Jordan opens and hosts.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. www.georgiatheatre.com

    MODEST MOUSE The Pacific Northwest indie rock legends return to Athens after more than 10 years.

  • Live Wire

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

    IKE STUBBLEFIELD TRIO Soulful R&B artist Ike Stubblefield is a Hammond B3 virtuoso who cut his teeth backing Motown legends like the Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Tuesday, March 10

2 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $10 (21+), $12 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    HISS GOLDEN MESSENGER North Carolina's M.C. Taylor plays laid-back folk-rock with hints of Wilco and the Grateful Dead.

    TWINSMITH Omaha, NE-based rock group on Saddle Creek Records.

  • The Foundry

    Tailgate Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    CRESTON MAXEY BAND Singer-songwriter from Winder, GA playing a mix of new country, traditional country and Southern rock covers.

    DALTON GANG BAND Country and Southern rock band from Jefferson, GA. 

Wednesday, March 11

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    SCREAMING FEMALES New Jersey-based indie-punk trio fronted by diminutive and energetic guitarist Marissa Paternoster.

    DOWNTOWN BOYS "Dance-punk-politics" band from Providence, RI. 

    T HARDY MORRIS AND THE HARD KNOCKS Dead Confederate frontman performs a solo set of his folky, lived-in tunes.

    SHADE Local three-piece skews stoner riffs by sleight-of-hand over oceans of confusion. Frontwoman Phelan LaVelle throttles through dark, unlearned outsider jazz. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DIABLO SANDWICH & DR. PEPPER New local acoustic band featuring Bo Hembree, Adam Poulin and Scotty Nichols.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, March 12

2 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a "mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics." Celebrating over 100 weekly shows in a row!

Friday, March 13

5 events

Live Music

  • Buffalo's Café

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

    THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A showcase of local-singer-songwriters, including Brett VaughnLarry Forte, Jessica Fore and Michael Lesousky.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    SAM SNIPER Local alt-country band playing grunge-influenced, energetic and heartfelt tunes.

    SMALL REACTIONS "Nerve-pop" band from Atlanta.

    SCOTT LOW Solo set from the local Americana singer-songwriter.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MASSEUSE Five peice alternative funk-jam band from Murfreesboro, TN.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture.

Saturday, March 14

3 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    METH WAX Local, punk-inspired lo-fi acoustic pop outfit.

    BOY New local hard rock duo featuring members of Nurture and Waitress.

    VUNDABAR Eclectic and melodic indie rock band from Boston, MA.

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

     

     

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    THE VOODOO FIX Los Angeles-based band with a gritty and soulful take on blues-rock.

Sunday, March 15

1 event

Live Music

Monday, March 16

2 events

Live Music

  • Live Wire

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

    IKE STUBBLEFIELD TRIO Soulful R&B artist Ike Stubblefield is a Hammond B3 virtuoso who cut his teeth backing Motown legends like the Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Tuesday, March 17

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE GENTRY Traditional and original Irish music trio.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

    SESSIONS WITH S-WORDS AND FRIENDS Local band playing funky pop-rock with a touch of Southern jam.

  • Pouch Savory World of Pies

    8 p.m. 706-395-6696

    REPENT AT LEISURE Fun-loving, rowdy, Irish pub band playing traditional as well as modern Irish music.

Wednesday, March 18

4 events

Live Music

  • Lumpkin Street Station

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

    CHAMOMILE AND WHISKEY Twangy, energetic folk collective from central Virginia.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DIABLO SANDWICH & DR. PEPPER New local acoustic band featuring Bo Hembree, Adam Poulin and Scotty Nichols.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    REDLEG HUSKY Bluesy Americana group from Boone, NC.

Thursday, March 19

6 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a "mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics." Celebrating over 100 weekly shows in a row!

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    WALDEN Georgia native four piece playing smooth rock influenced by Mumford and Sons and Coldplay. 

    BRIDGES Local folk-rock group featuring Alex Young.

    SON & THIEF Local indie rock band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $39.50-118.50. www.georgiatheatre.com

    STS9 Influential Atlanta-based electronic rock band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

    THE DOCTORS AND THE LAWYERS Groove-oriented rock group from Tuscaloosa, AL.

Friday, March 20

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    SAVAGIST Heavy-hitting local metal band. Album release party!

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $39.50-118.50. www.georgiatheatre.com

    STS9 Influential Atlanta-based electronic rock band.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

    THE GREAT BARRIER REEFS Steel pan-led funk/jazz group based in Nashville.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture.

Saturday, March 21

5 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $14 (adv.), $16 (door). www.40watt.com

    SHAKEY GRAVES The alias of Texas-based country musician and actor Alejandro Rose-Garcia.

    NIKKI LANE South Carolina native Americana singer-songwriter. 

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    BUCKWHEAT ZYDECO Legendary Zydeco artist who has opened for and collaborated with the likes of Eric Clapton and U2 and performed at the 1996 Olympics closing ceremonies. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $39.50-118.50. www.georgiatheatre.com

    STS9 Influential Atlanta-based electronic rock band.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    BOSLEY Soulful pop-rock band from Baltimore, MD. 

Monday, March 23

4 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $25. www.georgiatheatre.com

    LUCINDA WILLIAMS Legendary Americana singer-songwriter from Louisana. 

    KENNETH BRIAN BAND Country-rock four-piece from Decatur, AL. 

  • Live Wire

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

    IKE STUBBLEFIELD TRIO Soulful R&B artist Ike Stubblefield is a Hammond B3 virtuoso who cut his teeth backing Motown legends like the Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    WORKINGMAN'S MONDAY Enjoy the music of the Grateful Dead. Hosted by Bo Hembree.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    WORKINGMAN'S MONDAY Enjoy the music of the Grateful Dead. Hosted by Bo Hembree.

Tuesday, March 24

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    BLACK PUSSY Rock and roll band that sounds "like Tarantino directing a Thin Lizzy video in the low desert."

    MARSES Local "party-doom" four-piece band. 

    VOLT No info available. 

  • The Foundry

    Tailgate Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    SCOTT BRANTLEY Dublin, GA-based country singer.

    THE BIG COOLER CREW No information available. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    VINYL THIEF Electro-rock band from Nashville, TN.

    THE NORTHERN FACES Alternative rock group from New York.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    STOKESWOOD Mellow, modern alt-rock band from Atlanta that experiments with atmospheric sounds.

    GHOST OWL Local group featuring former members of Perpetual Groove that partially diverges from that band's sound but still retains a jammy vibe.

Wednesday, March 25

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    SWEARING AT MOTORISTS Long-running indie rock duo from Dayton, OH. 

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

  • Live Wire

    Slingshot Festival. 6 p.m. www.slingshotathens.com

    JAPAN NITE Featuring four bands from Japan, including a ll-female rock trio TsuShiMaMiRe, young synth quartet The fin., '70s-style hard rock act Quorum, new wave duo Zarigani$ and Tokyo girl band Bo-Peep.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DIABLO SANDWICH & DR. PEPPER New local acoustic band featuring Bo Hembree, Adam Poulin and Scotty Nichols.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, March 26

4 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a "mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics." Celebrating over 100 weekly shows in a row!

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $8 (adv.), $12 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    7 BRIDGES Eagles tribute band from Nashville, TN.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE SOULFEATHERS Soulful Southern rock band from Clemson, SC. 

Friday, March 27

4 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    KINCHAFOONEE COWBOYS Country band from Albany, GA.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE ORANGE CONSTANT Fusion-oriented jam-rock band from Statesboro, GA.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture.

Saturday, March 28

2 events

Live Music

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    ERIK NEIL BAND Local trio playing blues/rock covers and originals.

Monday, March 30

2 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $15. www.40watt.com

    SYLVAN ESSO Candid and critically adored indie-pop duo with tumultuous grooves. 

  • Live Wire

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

    IKE STUBBLEFIELD TRIO Soulful R&B artist Ike Stubblefield is a Hammond B3 virtuoso who cut his teeth backing Motown legends like the Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye.