COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, November 1

8 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

    Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    SCOTT BAXENDALE Guitar dynamism from the owner of Baxendale Guitars. Classic bluesy riffs and a lot of soul. (8 a.m.)

    TODD LISTER Folky local singer-songwriter. (10 a.m.)

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    LEE PILCHER BAND Guitarist and graduate of Atlanta Institute of Music plays of variety of funky music from the past to the present.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    JOHN FRENCH & THE BASTILLES Songwriter John French's sincere acoustic compositions are backed by a group of musicians with country and rock influences.

    DANIEL AMADEE Gruff-voiced singer-songwriter from New Orleans.

    MOHICAN DAWN Local band fronted by Shayna Hobbs, a songwriter who has drawn comparisons to Feist and Joni Mitchell.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    EUREKA CALIFORNIA Melodic, rough-edged, guitar-driven local garage-rock duo.

    DEEP STATE Members of Little Gold and Brothers play driving, punky, melodic guitar-rock.

    CANCERS New local band playing poppy, grungy space jams, featuring members of Dead Dog and Unfun.

    LITTLE GOLD Local group fronted by songwriter Christian DeRoeck, playing garage-rock with country and pop sensibilities.

    VACATION Fuzzed-out punk band from Cincinatti, OH.

  • Georgia Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-9884

    JACOB PAUL ALLEN Local alt-country/Americana singer-songwriter.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

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

    GINKO Edgar Lopez's fuzzy, beat-driven experimental hip hop project.

    THE CONVERGENCE Experimental jazz fusion group from Atlanta.

    WET GARDEN Synthesizer explorations with erotic incantations.

    DJ HOT WAX Max Wang (The Rodney Kings) spins '60s pop/soul and punk rock.

  • New Earth Athens

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

    DEJA VU Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young tribute group formed by veteran producer John Keane and featuring a supergroup of Athens musicians.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MARCUS KING BAND Bluesy, Greenville, SC-based funk-rock group.

Sunday, November 2

4 events

Live Music

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

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

    NUDE BEACH New York City-based power-pop/garage-rock trio drawing comparisons to Tom Petty and Big Star. See Calendar Pick on p. 17.

    SHELLSHAG Two-piece punk rock band from Brooklyn, NY.

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

    BASEMENT BENDERS Chattanooga-based punk band featuring memers of Future Virgins, Black Rainbow and others.

    STORMIES New local duo featuring former members of Carrie Nations.

  • The Melting Point

    6 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    THE SEGAR JAZZ AFFAIR WXAG radio DJ Dwain Segar curates a night of smooth jazz, featuring music from J. Henry Jazz and poetry by Hazel Roach and Cedric Barnett.

  • Ted's Most Best

    5 p.m. FREE! www.tedsmostbest.com

    COY, DEMARCUS AND NORRIS Virtuoso jazz performance from guitarist Dan Coy (Bonaventure Quartet), bassist Andrea DeMarcus (Cicada Rhythm) and drummer John Norris (Thunder O(h)m, Gumshoe, Kate Morrissey).

  • The World Famous

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

    TRACY SHEDD Florida-born, North Carolina-based singer-songwriter who plays intimate, powerful folk.

Monday, November 3

3 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    KATËR MASS Local gritty pop-punk band "influenced by Longmont Potion Castle."

    NURTURE Local post-hardcore trio featuring screamed vocals, chunky guitar and explosive rhythms.

    TWO HAND FOOLS Spacey, grungy punk band from Cleveland, OH influenced by Hum and The Weakerthans.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    REIGNING SOUND Asheville, NC-based garage-punk band led by songwriter Greg Cartwright.

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

    TURF WAR Catchy, Southern-tinged garage rock out of Atlanta influenced by the likes of The Replacements and Creedence Clearwater Revival.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Tuesday, November 4

4 events

Live Music

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    TWO'S DAY VISIONS Tom Visions hosts an old-fashioned super jam each Tuesday in November featuring five rotating Athens and Macon innovators performing separate solo sets before joining together with Tom for a SuperJam. This week features Michael Pierce, Manny Lage, Chase Merritt, Michael Potter and Razze King.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    THE 200s Groove/funk four-piece from Atlanta.

    MICHAEL BOWMAN Local alt-country/blues singer-songwriter, originally from Harrisonburg, VA.

  • New Earth Athens

    MYRIAD Tuesdays. 9 p.m. FREE! www.newearthmusichall.com

    CASTAWAY Solo project of Athens-based musician Freeman Leverett, influenced by surf-rock, bossa nova and Hawaiian steel guitar.

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

  • Nowhere Bar

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

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL Host Laney Strickland presents this week's showcase of singer-songwriter talent, featuring Reid Stripling and Richard Chamberlain. Plus, house band Levon Zevon

Wednesday, November 5

7 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

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

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    FALLOW Local three-piece "Southern metal" band.

    CLOAK AND DAGGER DATING SERVICE Local six-piece ensemble plays loud and loose straightahead rock with dueling male/female vocals.

    UNCONSCIOUS DISTURBANCE Brazilian metal band.

    CROOKED GEAR Prog-metal band from Atlanta.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    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.

  • The Melting Point

    7:30 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    MATUTO New York-based band that features authentic Brazilian instrumentation.

    LA HOT CLUB D'ATHENES New gypsy music quartet featuring local celebrity Kishi Bashi.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    EVAN TAYLOR JONES Singer-songwriter from Orlando, FL influenced by soul, blues and funk.

  • 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

    JACOB PAUL ALLEN Local alt-country/Americana singer-songwriter.

Thursday, November 6

10 events

Live Music

  • 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." The band is celebrating 90-plus weeks of Thursday shows.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    TEDO STONE Rootsy, Atlanta-based Americana band with a touch of psychedelic fuzziness. 

    BELLE ADAIR Atmospheric Americana group from Alabama.

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

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    OLD DOMINION Five-piece country-rock band. 

    ERIC DODD Local country and Southern rock singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    LONE BELLOW Soulful country and acoustic alternative rock. 

    FOREIGN FIELDS Electronic folk group from Wisconson.

    KRISTIN DIABLE Up-and-coming young singer-songwriter from south Louisiana.

  • Green Room

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

    LEE BAINS III & THE GLORY FIRES Gritty, bluesy rock and roll mixed with smooth, twangy R&B. Featuring former members of The Dexateens.

  • The Melting Point

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

    DAVE BARNES Earnest, country-tinged singer-songwriter.

    MARC SCIBILIA Nashville-based pop singer-songwriter.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. $10. www.newearthmusichall.com

    THE BLACK LILLIES Knoxville, TN-based Appalachian folk collective. 

  • 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.

  • 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 World Famous

    Jam For Justice. 10 p.m. $8. www.theworldfamousathens.com

    GANTT JONES Local singer-songwriter.

    MIKE YOUNG Singer-songwriter from Anderson, SC.

    THE SUMMER SONICS Local alternative rock band.

Friday, November 7

8 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    KARBOMB High-speed local punk band.

    THE MURDERBURGERS Fast pop-punk band from Scotland. 

    RATIONAL ANTHEM Pop-punk group from Iowa.

    SEAGULLS Punk band from Atlanta.

    STREET SWEEPER Ska-tinged thrash punk band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    MIKE MANTIONE The Five Eight frontman performs a solo set.

    FAKE FLOWERS Local psychedelic-tinged jangle-rock band.

    ELLEN MEADOWS Piano-based local singer-songwriter.

    FIELD DIVISION Indie-folk band from Nashville via Des Moines, IA.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    BOYS WHO ROCK FOR GIRLS Antlered Aunt Lord, DJ Quincy, Mike Mantione, Pretty Badger and more play a benefit show for local music-education organization Girls Rock Athens.

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $12. www.georgiatheatre.com

    AARON BEHRENS AND THE MIDNIGHT STROLL Ghostland Observatory lead singer Aaron Behrens' newest side project.

    RANCH GHOST Nashville-based garage-rockers.

  • Max

    9 p.m. $5. 706-254-3392

    KALIKO Local MC celebrates the release of his new solo album, Fashionably Late. This show also features performances by The Swank, Duddy Ken, Blacknerdninja, LG, Dictator, Billy D Brell, Lil Redd, Tee Roy 300, 3 Feet, Chrismis and Dan Sohi.

  • The Melting Point

    8:30 p.m. $25 (adv.), $30 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    CARL PALMER'S ELP LEGACY The legendary Emerson, Lake and Palmer drummer performs a set of progressive rock and fusion.

  • New Earth Athens

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

    CHILLOUT MUSIC FESTIVAL Second annual festival, showcasing funk, reggae, rock and jam bands from all over the Southeast. Acts include Bad JooJoo, Five40, Sun-Dried Vibes, TreeHouse, Jahman Brahman and Dub Architect.

  • 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.

Saturday, November 8

10 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

    Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    KEN WILL MORTON BAND With his gritty, soulful rasp, Morton trudges through Americana's roots with rock and roll swagger and a folksinger's heart. (10 a.m.)

  • Caledonia Lounge

    nMo Fall Brawl 2. 9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    10 FINGERS STRONG Hardcore metal that also delves into rapcore in the style of Rage Against the Machine.

    CALL ME ISHMAEL Death metal outfit from Clermont, GA.

    UNSOUND CONDITION  Hardcore-inflected metal group from Atlanta.

  • Cloverleaf Farm

    12 p.m. $48. www.wildwoodrevival.com

    WILDWOOD REVIVAL A unique, one-day festival celebrating music and Southern culture where guests can get off the grid. Featuring music from Langhorne Slim, T. Hardy Morris, Patrick Sweany, Joe Fletcher, Margo Price, The Deslondes, Joshua Black Wilkins and more.

  • College Square

    Spotlight + Slingshot. 4 p.m. FREE! arts.uga.edu

    BIG STAR THIRD A group of all-star musicians, including R.E.M.'s Mike Mills and The Posies' Ken Stringfellow, pay tribute to legendary power-pop group Big Star.

    THE GLANDS The cult-favorite Athens pop-rock band returns for a rare show. 

    NEW MADRID Echoing and atmospheric local buzz band with folky vocals and swift, proficient guitar plucks.

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

    BLACKNERDNINJA Eugene Willis delivers bookish, explosive rhymes over organic, high-energy beats.
  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    K I D S Led by songwriter Jared Collins, this local band plays reverb-washed garage-pop featuring theremin and more.

    TYLER KEY Folky local indie singer-songwriter.

    AFRAID OF WOLVES Atlanta-based acoustic folk project.

    MOSES NESH Folky American Primitive guitarist and songwriter from Atlanta.

  • Georgia Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-9884

    JOHN BOYLE Singer-songwriter in the vein of Willie Nelson, John Prine and Bob Dylan. He'll be joined by Adam Poulin.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $35. www.georgiatheatre.com

    O.A.R. Shape-shifting arena-rock band, on tour to promote their latest album, The Rockville.

    ANDY GRAMMER Blue-eyed soul singer-songwriter from Los Angeles.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

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

    THE NEW SOUND OF NUMBERS Experimental pop and post-punk project led by Hannah Jones, visual artist and percussionist for Supercluster.

    BOOTY BOYZ DJs ImmuzikationTwin Powers and Z-Dog spin dance hits into the night.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. $10. www.newearthmusichall.com

    TURKUAZ Playing instrumental funk and a wide mix of genres from power-pop to R&B.

    JUBEE & THE MORNING AFTER Smooth, soulful hip-hop featuring local MC JuBee and his band of electric rockers.

    THE BROADCAST Soulful rock band from Asheville, NC.

  • Nowhere Bar

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

    THE GET RIGHT BAND Asheville, NC-based funk/rock/boogie trio. 

Monday, November 10

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    TTOTALS Heavy blues-rock group from Nashville. 

     

  • The Melting Point

    7:30 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    SERYN Six-piece, multi-layered folk-pop band from Denton, TX.

    CHAMBERS Four-piece "mood-rock" band from Texas.

  • Normaltown Hall

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

    CICADA RHYTHM Acoustic guitar and upright bass duo playing bluegrass-tinged indie folk, filled with paired vocal harmonies.

    SARA RACHELE Independent singer-songwriter from Decatur, GA.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Tuesday, November 11

2 events

Live Music

Wednesday, November 12

4 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

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

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12. www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE NEW MASTERSOUNDS A four-piece jazz fusion and funk band from Leeds, England.

    THE HEARD Chicago-based funk and groove band.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. $8. www.newearthmusichall.com

    SAINTSENECA Columbus, OH-based indie-folk outfit signed to Anti-Records.

  • 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, November 13

8 events

Live Music

  • 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." The band is celebrating 90-plus weeks of Thursday shows.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    VENICE OVERDRIVE Local four-piece alt-rock band.

    PENNYBOY Local indie rock band.

    DOESIN Psychedelic post-rock group from Atlanta.

    THE SUMMER SONICS Local alternative rock band. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $21. www.georgiatheatre.com

    COREY SMITH Singer-songwriter who combines emotional country influences with rough, soulful vocals.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    9 p.m. www.hiloathens.com

    OUTER SPACES Baltimore-based folk-pop band fronted by former Athenian Cara Beth Satalino.

    DEEP STATE Members of Little Gold and Brothers play driving, punky, melodic guitar-rock. 

    MOTHS Jacob Morris and his all-star backing band play an acoustic sort of '70s folk-rock with a pop sensibility and an inevitable psychedelic tinge. 

    EL HOLLIN This Athens band plays haunting pop music with minimal instrumentation and ethereal vocals.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. $8. www.newearthmusichall.com

    SISTER SPARROW & THE DIRTY BIRDS Brooklyn, NY-based eight-piece funk/soul band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    BACK CITY WOODS Macon-based bluegrass/Southern rock band.

  • 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

    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, November 14

7 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    TONGUES Dreamy local pop-rock band.

    CHIEF SCOUT Bracing local psych-rock band led by songwriter Trey Rosenkampff.

    NEW WIVES Charming Athens indie rockers inspired by groups like Modest Mouse and Cursive.

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

  • The Classic Center

    8 p.m. $32.50. www.classiccenter.com

    KIP MOORE Nashville-based country singer from Tifton, GA.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    CRAZY HOARSE Local free-form duo featuring Killick Hinds and John Norris.

    GUMSHOE Dark, twangy, country-tinged local group led by songwriter Andy Dixon.

    THE TAXICAB VERSES Local group/recording project inspired by Jim Wilson's time spent doing field recordings and collaborating with musicians in Ghana.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    SCOTT BRANTLEY Dublin, GA-based country singer.

    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.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. $10. www.newearthmusichall.com

    LES RACQUET Prog/power-pop trio with three-part vocal harmonies, catchy melodies and interesting instrumentals, all backed up with jazz musicianship.

    KOTA MUNDI Four-piece reggae group from Savannah, GA.

    JEREMY RIDDLE No info available.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    ISAAC BRAMBLETT BAND Southern soul singer with a roots-rock band who has performed with Ike Stubblefield and Sunny Ortiz, to name a few.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.theworldfamousathens.com

    FIVE EIGHT Legendary Athens rock trio that consistently pumps out boisterous rock and roll.

Saturday, November 15

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    SUNBEARS Electro-acoustic psych-pop outfit from Jacksonville, FL.

    TELE NOVELLA Unique psych/indie-pop group from Austin, TX.

    FAKE FLOWERS Local psychedelic-tinged jangle-rock band.

    DIEALPS! Indie rock band from Tampa, FL.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $11 (adv.), $13 (door). www.40watt.com

    JESSICA LEA MAYFIELD Rising-star songwriter who draws influences from moody country and rock.

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE ENDS Funky rock band from Burlington, NC.

    JIVE MOTHER MARY Rollicking Southern rock band from Burlington, NC.

Monday, November 17

2 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    MAXIMUM BUSY MUSCLE Reunited local math-rock trio.

    THELMA & THE SLEEZE All-female three-piece hard rock band.

    NATE & THE NIGHTMARES Local garage-punk band fronted by Cars Can Be Blue's Nate Mitchell and featuring local band Free Associates.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Wednesday, November 19

5 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

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

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ZOSO Formed in 1995, this ultimate Led Zeppelin tribute band has played over 2,400 live performances.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. $10. www.newearthmusichall.com

    THE NTH POWER Groovy five-piece soul band, featuring artists associated with acts from Beyonce to Lettuce.

  • Normaltown Hall

    9 p.m. $10. www.facebook.com/NormaltownHall

    HOWE GELB The founder of critically acclaimed Arizona outfit Giant Sand, Gelb plays devastating, low-key desert-folk.

    GRANT-LEE PHILLIPS American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist best known as the frontman of critically-acclaimed group Grant Lee Buffalo.

    MOTHERS Local songwriter Kristine Leschper performs gorgeous, haunting folk tunes.
  • 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, November 20

7 events

Live Music

  • 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." The band is celebrating 90-plus weeks of Thursday shows.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CLOUD RECORDINGS FESTIVAL NIGHT 1 Featuring Axxa/Abraxas, Moths, Wild of Night, Sea of Dogs, Done Gone, Lavender Holyfield and Jewel Thieves in the Cosmic Net.

  • The Classic Center

    7 p.m. $29.50–$39.50. www.classiccenter.com

    OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW Acclaimed folk and bluegrass outfit from Nashville, TN.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    PAPDOSIO Asheville-based electro-rock band.

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

    ASIAN TEACHER FACTORY Four-piece "avant-rock" band from Asheville, NC.

  • Normaltown Hall

    9 p.m. $10. www.facebook.com/NormaltownHall

    HOWE GELB The founder of critically acclaimed Arizona outfit Giant Sand, Gelb plays devastating, low-key desert-folk.

    GRANT-LEE PHILLIPS American singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist best known as the frontman of critically-acclaimed group Grant Lee Buffalo.

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

  • 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.

  • 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.

Friday, November 21

7 events

Live Music

  • Buffalo's Café

    7:30 p.m. $8. 706-354-6655

    DAVID PRINCE This Athens staple and one-time member of The Jesters plays a set. This show features the music of the Rat Pack.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CLOUD RECORDINGS FESTIVAL Featuring Scott E. Spillane, Shade, Mothers, The Cryptides, Freehand, The Shoal Creek Stranglers and Coombsbot.

  • The Classic Center

    8 p.m. $28.50–$49.50. www.classiccenter.com

    BLACKBERRY SMOKE Southern rock quintet that mixes elements of gospel, bluegrass, arena rock, soul and more than a touch of outlaw country.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $11(21+) $13(18-20) www.40watt.com

    The Whigs Hard-driving formerly local rock trio with heavy pop sensibilities.

  • Georgia Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-9884

    JOHN BOYLE Singer-songwriter in the vein of Willie Nelson, John Prine and Bob Dylan. He'll be joined by Adam Poulin.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    RANDY ROGERS BAND Country group from Texas.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SHOWTIME Elite tha Showstoppa's band plays eclectic hip-hop mixed with rockin' funky soul.

Saturday, November 22

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CLOUD RECORDINGS FESTIVAL NIGHT 3 Featuring Jade Poppyfield, Old Smokey, Naan Violence/Thee Death Panels, Madeline, El Hollin, The New Sound Of Numbers and In Sonitus Lux.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    82 SPUR Contemporary country cover band that also plays "rock to rap and in between."

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12. www.georgiatheatre.com

    COSMIC CHARLIE Grateful Dead cover band that adds their own flair to the classics. Performing "Dark Side Of The Dead," a hybrid show featuring the music of both the Grateful Dead and Pink Floyd.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. $7. www.newearthmusichall.com

    THE DELTA SAINTS Dirty "bayou-rock" outfit from Nashville, TN.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    LOWDIVE Local ska/reggae band.

Monday, November 24

1 event

Live Music

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Wednesday, November 26

2 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

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

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • 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, November 27

3 events

Live Music

  • 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." The band is celebrating 90-plus weeks of Thursday shows.

  • 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

    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, November 28

1 event

Live Music

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    BIG C Nobody in Athens sings the blues quite like Big C (frontman for Big C and the Ringers). Expect lots of soulful riffs, covers and originals.

Saturday, November 29

3 events

Live Music