COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Friday, March 27

19 events

Live Music

  • Buffalo's Café

    7 p.m. $10. www.buffaloscafe.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

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    PRINCE RAMA Kaleidoscopic, Brooklyn-based psych/world/dance band featuring sisters Taraka and Nimai Larson. (12 a.m.)

    NIGHTMARE AIR Los Angeles-based psychedelic shoegaze trio. (11 p.m.)

    DREAM BOAT Psychedelic, ethereal folk-pop from Page Campbell and Dan Donahue. (10 p.m.)

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    EL HOLLIN This Athens band plays haunting pop music with minimal instrumentation and ethereal vocals. (10:30 p.m.)

    HONEYCHILD SJ Ursrey (Dream Boat) plays folky pop songs with romantic themes. (9 p.m.)

  • 40 Watt Club

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    OMAR SOULEYMAN Syrian wedding singer-turned-international recording icon. (11 p.m.)

    GLENN KOTCHE Percussionist and composer known for being the rhythmic backbone of alt-country heroes Wilco. (10 p.m.)

    HOLLY HERNDON Experimental sound artist and composer. (9 p.m.)

  • The Foundry

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

    KINCHAFOONEE COWBOYS Country band from Albany, GA.

    KRISTINA MURRAY Nashville-based country singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    REPTAR Highly praised local synth-pop band offering fun, irreverent tunes with angular rhythms and danceable new-wave beats. See story on p. 14. (12 a.m.)

    SKYLAR SPENCE Expiremental pop artist from Long Island, NY. (11 p.m.)

    LORD FASCINATOR The alias of New York City-based experimental artist Johnny Mackay. (9 p.m.)

  • Go Bar

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    CULT OF RIGGONIA Experimental soundscapes with tribal, world music beats and ornate instrumentation. (1 a.m.)

    CROWN LARKS Solo noise artist from Chicago. (12 a.m.)

    JOHN FERNANDES Olivia Tremor Control member plays a solo set of experimental tunes. (11 p.m.)

    HALF ACID Greg O'Connell (Bubbly Mommy Gun) experiments with synths and talk boxes. (10 p.m.)

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    RUBY THE RABBITFOOT Pop group led by songwriter Ruby Kendrick, a local singer-songwriter with a sweet voice and prodding, poignant lyrics. (9 p.m.)

    THE VIKING PROGRESS Patrick Morales has a lovely, tender voice that sings gentle, indie/folk ballads about love, death and isolation inspired by his time at sea. (8 p.m.)

  • 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.

  • Iron Factory

    9 p.m. 706-395-6877

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

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    BOOTY BOYZ DJs ImmuzikationTwin Powers and Z-Dog spin dance hits into the night. (12 a.m.)

    HUDSON K Electro/synth-rock duo from Tennessee. (10:30 p.m.)

    LITTLE WAR TWINS Power-pop duo featuring guitar, percussion and electronic samples. (9:30 p.m.)

  • Live Wire

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    TIMI CONLEY & KITE TO THE MOON Wild pop spurs from the edgy monsterbrain of this local musician. (12 a.m.)

    SINGLE MOTHERS Five-piece punk band from London, Ontario. (11 p.m.)

    MONSOON Female-fronted local post-punk band that dabbles in rockabilly and new wave. (10 p.m.)

    THE DIRTY NIL Loud, three-piece rock and roll band. (9 p.m.)

  • Max

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    WASHED OUT Local synth-pop purveyor Ernest Greene performs a DJ set. (12:30 a.m.)

  • Morton Theatre

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    ROSS AFTEL Performing Stockhausen's "Strahlen" for vibraphone and 10-channel electronics, and Rzewski's "Lost and Found" for naked percussionist. (8 p.m.)

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SEVEN 7 The '80s dance party band calls it quits after 15 years with a final farewell show.

  • 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.

  • VFW

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

    TANGENTS This country-fried rock group from Watkinsville carries Lynyrd Skynyrd licks and John Mellencamp melodies.

  • The World Famous

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    POWERKOMPANY Local pop duo featuring the crisp, soaring vocals of Marie Davon, playing folk songs enhanced with electronic instrumentation courtesy of Andrew Heaton. (11:30 p.m.)

    FUTO Sex-obsessed electro-pop project fronted by songwriter Patrick Brick. (10:30 p.m.)

Saturday, March 28

16 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    CICADA RHYTHM Acoustic guitar and upright bass duo playing bluegrass-tinged indie folk, filled with paired vocal harmonies. (12 a.m.)

    DANIEL ROMANO Traditionalist Ontario-based country singer on Normaltown Records influenced by the likes of Hank Williams and Gram Parsons. (11 p.m.)

    DAVE MARR The former Star Room Boys singer plays a set of solo material in his deep and resonant country twang. (10 p.m.)

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    AWESOME TAPES FROM AFRICA Showcasing the best cassette music from the African diaspora. (12:30 a.m.)

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    BLUE BLOOD Melodic psych-pop project from Hunter Morris, formerly of Gift Horse. (12 a.m.)

    REVERENDS Atlanta band fronted by singer Dandy Lee Strickland. (11 p.m.)

    JOCK GANG New local pop group featuring former members of k i d s. (10 p.m.)

    DIVING BELL Experimental, Ohio-based electronic duo. (8 p.m.)

  • 40 Watt Club

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    JAMIE XX The xx's co-leader performs a solo set of garage and post-dubstep. (11 p.m.)

  • Georgia Theatre

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    JAMES MURPHY Legendary electronica artist known from his work with LCD Soundsytem plays a DJ set. (12 a.m.)

    DJ WINDOWS 98 Win Butler of Arcade Fire plays a DJ set. (10 p.m.)

    MICHAEL LACHOWSKI Bassist for Pylon spins a DJ set. (9 p.m.)

  • The Globe

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    SILVER SCREEN ORCHESTRA Instrumental post-rock duo featuring members of the band PAN. (11:30 p.m.)

    IN SONITUS LUX Free improv group from Atlanta fronted by E. Serson Brannen. (10:30 p.m.)

    FLIGHT MODE USA Kenny Aguar and Leslie Grove lead a trip down new-wave memory lane, with faithful homages to the dark, minimal pioneers of punk and synth-pop. (9:30 p.m.)

  • Go Bar

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    DIP Electronically composed, over-the-top pop music with hip hop vocal delivery. The band humorously and compulsively mentions "dip" in every song. (1 a.m.)

    SALSA CHEST Local experimental electronic group. (12 a.m.)

    BOYFRIEND Experimental hip hop artist from New Orleans with raunchy lyrics and a subversive approach to music. (11 p.m.)

    BREATHERS Synth-pop group from Atlanta. (10:30 p.m.)

    FLAMINGO SHADOW Atlanta-based tropical-punk supergroup featuring Madeline Adams. (10 p.m.)

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    KENOSHA KID Centered around the instru-improv jazz compositions of guitarist Dan Nettles, Kenosha Kid also features bassist Robby Handley and drummer Marlon Patton. The group will be joined by the Horns from Hell. Album release show! (8:30 & 10 p.m.)

    ETIENNE DE ROCHER West Coast transplant plays "a unique style of indie rock." (8 & 9:30 p.m.)

  • 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

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    DJ MAHOGANY & EASY RIDER Two popular local DJs team up for a night of dance music. (12 a.m.)

    THE RODNEY KINGS Scuzzed-out local garage-punk trio. (9:30 p.m.)

    JUNA Sweeping local post-rock band featuring epic, end-of-the-world instrumentation. (8:30 p.m.)

    STRAYS Local garage-pop band featuring members of Velocirapture and Muuy Biien. (7:30 p.m.)

    FEATHER TRADE This local band plays lush, moody post-pop. (7 p.m.)

    METH WAX Local, punk-inspired lo-fi acoustic pop outfit. (6:30 p.m.)

    JOCK GANG New local pop group featuring former members of k i d s. (5:30 p.m.)

    KISSING BOOTH New project from Erin Lovett (Four Eyes) and Patrick Brick (Futo). (5 p.m.)

  • Live Wire

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    NANA GRIZOL Catchy, heartfelt songs led by former Athenian Theo Hilton. (11 p.m.)

    MIND BRAINS New local supergroup playing experimental pop music with skewed sensibilities. (10 p.m.)

  • Max

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    SEMICIRCLE Lush, captivating folk-rock project of Reptar's Andrew McFarland and Ryan Engelberger. (11:30 p.m.)

    JAMAICAN QUEENS Buzzworthy Detroit-based avant-pop band. (10:30 p.m.)

    TONGUES Dreamy local pop-rock band. (9:30 p.m.)

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • The Office Lounge

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

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    FUNKASAURUS WREX Local psychedelic funk group.

  • The World Famous

    Slingshot Festival. www.slingshotathens.com

    MY WIFE Alias of Brooklyn-based sound artist and composer Jen Kutler. (9 p.m.) 

Sunday, March 29

3 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $6 (adv.), $8 (door), $5 (w/ student ID). www.thefoundryathens.com

    CHAMBER CHANCHERS Contemporary arrangements of music from Lebanon, Turkey, Tunisia, Israel, Spain and the United States.

    ATHENS TANGO PROJECT Local group playing Argentine tango, featuring the upright bass talent of Laura Camacho. This show will feature special guest singer Claudia Gargiulo.

    DUO GREGO Featuring Fernando Deddos (piano, euphonium) and Pedro Alliprandini (clarinet), Duo Grego plays a variety of Brazilian Choro music.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

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

    BATHROOMS New local punk band featuring members of Cancers, Shaved Christ, Little Gold and more.

    SLIMY MEMBER Raunchy punk band from Dallas, TX.

    GRUMPER Athens-based hardcore band.

  • Nuçi's Space

    7 p.m. FREE! www.nuci.org

    CAMP AMPED FINALE SHOW Camp Amped concludes with bands of young musicians showcasing the originals and covers they learned during camp.

Monday, March 30

5 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    MEGA BOG Experimental, saxophone-centric lo-fi recording project from Seattle.

    STUPID IDIOTS Local experimental group fronted by musician Ash Rickli.

    CULT FLUORESCENT Athens-based minimalist pop project.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    SYLVAN ESSO Candid and critically adored indie-pop duo with tumultuous grooves. See Calendar Pick on p. 19.

    FLOCK OF DIMES Solo, synth-based project of Wye Oak's Jenn Wasner.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    PIERCE EDENS Americana singer-songwriter from Asheville, NC.

    CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of indie/Americana.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

    CORY HENRY & THE FUNK APOSTLES Grammy-winning organ player and jazz artist teams up with his newest project: a soulful funk-jam group playing in the style of James Brown.

  • 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.

Tuesday, March 31

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    UNSOUND CONDITION Band from Atlanta who claims to combine elements of hardcore, metal, funk and fine dining. 

    DAYS OF STRUGGLE Hardcore group from Tijuana, Mexico.

    VERTICALLY CHALLENGED Metal band from Winder.

  • The Foundry

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

    MOCKINGBIRD SUN Nashville-based country band with a sound "accessible to listeners with more indie sensibilities."

    EMILY HACKETT Folk singer-songwriter raised in Atlanta.

  • Georgia Theatre

    Anchor Jam. 7 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre.com

    JOHN KING BAND This local band blends the stylistic qualities of Southern rock and country.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DARD DOG Ear-splitting images concocted by Pops Baron.

    GYPS Xander Witt (Muuy Biien) plays a set of ambient drone.

    SHADES MARTEL Guitar-distorted keyboard sonatas that attempt to transcend musicianship and traditional songwriting.

    HANNAH AND HER SISTERS Local experimental husband/wife duo inspired by Jean-Luc Godard manipulate noise to create dissonant soundscapes.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Wednesday, April 1

4 events

Live Music

  • 400 Watt Clurb

    10:14 p.m. FREE! www.400wattereddown.zlip

    TABER & THE UTOPIANS No info available. 

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CARELESS PILOTS Garage-rock band from Atlanta.

    THE NICK AUSTIN TRIO Garage-rock band from Atlanta.

    THE GOOD LOOKS Garage-rock band from Atlanta.

    OVER YONDER Garage-rock band from Atlanta.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    EOTO Eeeeeeeeeoooooooootttttttooooooo.

    ILL.GATES Bill Gates?

    ANDY BRUH & ROBBIE DUDE Which is which? The world may never know.

  • Porterhouse Grill

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

    JAZZ NIGHT You'll Never Guess What Happened Next.

Thursday, April 2

7 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

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

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    LILY ROSE BAND Local pop-folk singer-songwriter.

    DANA KELSON Soulful singer-songwriter.

    THE SUMMER SONICS Local alternative rock band.

  • The Foundry

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

    DELLA MAE Boston-based contemporary bluegrass/Americana band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $26. www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE WAR ON DRUGS Critically acclaimed, Americana-influenced indie rock band from Philadelphia, PA.

    HOP ALONG Freak-folk four-piece from Philadelphia.

  • Normaltown Hall

    8 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.

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

  • 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, April 3

10 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    MOTHERFUCKER Hard-hitting local band featuring former members of Incendiaries.

    DOUBLE FERRARI This new local band plays virtuosic, high-speed, instrumental jock-rock.

    THE CRYPTIDES Local surf-rock band featuring members of The HUMMS and Timmy and the Tumblers.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    MELISSA COLBERT-TAYLOR The fierce and formidable frontwoman of local psych-rock band Never performs a solo set.

    EMILEIGH IRELAND Member of local indie-pop group Helen Scott plays a solo set.

    JIM WILSON Local songwriter and musician (The TaxiCab Verses) performs.
  • 40 Watt Club

    8:30 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    BEN SHIRLEY Acoustic singer-songwriter based in Atlanta.

    KAYLA BERRIE Local jazz-inspired singer-songwriter.

    CHRIS PADGETT Local guitar virtuoso performs.

    MICHAEL LESOUSKY Local folk singer-songwriter.
  • The Foundry

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

    ABBEY ROAD LIVE Beloved local Beatles tribute band known for its attention to detail and musical proficiency.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    JOSH RITTER Idaho-based folk-rock singer-songwriter Ritter plays tunes from his wide-ranging catalog.

    LERA LYNN Former Athenian turned Nashville resident playing country-influenced music with distinctive, sultry vocals.
  • 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

    AlanFest. 8 p.m. www.alanfest.org

    MOON HOOCH Three-piece "cave music" band from Brooklyn that features two saxophonists and a drummer.

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

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

    DJ BANG RADIO & CHRÆVIS Spinning after the bands.

  • 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.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    AlanFest. 4:30 p.m. www.alanfest.org

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

    SLOW CLAP New local jam-rock band.
  • VFW

    7 p.m. www.vfwathens.com

    STEVE BRYSON Talented folk-country artist from Clarkesville, GA.

Saturday, April 4

9 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    SECRET EUROPEANS Piano-based pop-rock project from Mandy Branch (Motherfucker). Album release show!

    DONNY KNOTTSVILLE Funkadelic rapper and electronica artist from South Carolina via Athens.

    NOSEEUM New local band featuring members of Chartreuse, Long Legged Woman and Kilroy.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    Project Safe Benefit. 9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    RANCH Local, darkly tinged cowboy-country band.

    THE KNOCKOUTS Athens-based Celtic music group.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $5. www40watt.com

    DANA SWIMMER Local band playing a garage rock montage with sweet, soulful undertones.

    CONCORD AMERICA Slightly out-of-control Atlanta-based band that touches on punk and garage.

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

    NEIGHBOR LADY Alias of local singer-songwriter Emily Braden.

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-372-1236

    THE WINTERVILLIANS New local Americana group featuring Dodd Ferrelle, Adam Poulin and David Van Wyk.

  • Georgia Theatre

    AlanFest. On the Rooftop. 1 p.m. www.alanfest.org

    JUSTIN JAY No info available.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    RUN THE JEWELS Highly acclaimed, socially conscious hip hop duo featuring Atlanta MC Killer Mike and Brooklyn rapper El-P.

    SCOTTY ATL Atlanta-based rapper and producer.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. $8. www.georgiatheatre.com

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

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

  • 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

    AlanFest. 8 p.m. www.alanfest.org

    DANGERMUFFIN South Carolina trio that shifts between Southern rock, beach grooves and Americana.

    THE FRITZ Jammy rock band from Asheville, NC.

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

    CHARLES HEDGEPATH & FRIENDS Greenville, SC-based singer-songwriter.

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot plays a "mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics."

    DJ BANG RADIO & CHRÆVIS Spinning after the bands.

Sunday, April 5

1 event

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    AlanFest. 1 p.m. www.alanfest.org (Baldwin St. location)

    ALANFEST FAMILY SENDOFF JAM Featuring music from Percy Sledgehammer, Rollin’ Home and many more.

Monday, April 6

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE LAST WALTZ ENSEMBLE Tribute band performing the music of Bob Dylan and The Band with special guests Randall Bramblett, Steve Hunter, Eric Carter and others.

     

  • 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.

Tuesday, April 7

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    DAIKAIJU Hardcore melodic rock group playing instrumentals.

    CRUNCHY New local "doom-dance" duo featuring Phelan LaVelle and Kathleen Duffield.

    VACATIONS Gritty local surf-rock duo.

  • The Foundry

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

    BOBBY COMPTON BAND Local country singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    Nuci's Space Benefit. 6 p.m. $10. www.georgiatheatre.com

    ATHENS POTLUCK Enjoy an exhibit of Athens music photographs from Jason Thrasher, plus live music from Patterson Hood, Laura Carter and Andrew Rieger, Thayer Sarrano, Don Chambers, Will Cullen Hart, Kevin Sweeney, Jill Carnes, Jim Wilson, Art Rosenbaum, Creston Spiers and many others.

Wednesday, April 8

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    HOOKER New local five-piece rock band.

    REVEL IN ROMANCE Indie pop-rock band from Atlanta, GA.

    BRIDGES Local folk-rock group featuring Alex Young.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    STARS Acclaimed synth-pop band from Montreal, Canada. 

    WILD MOCCASINS Indie-pop band from Houston, TX.

  • Porterhouse Grill

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

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join Zack Milster and Carl Lindberg for an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, April 9

5 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

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

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    THAYER SARRANO Local songwriter playing hazy, desolate, Southern-inspired rock tunes.

    BUFFALO HAWK Heavy, Crazy Horse-inspired band led by Matt Stoessel and featuring Paul McHugh, Brantley Senn and Jim Wilson.

    GUMSHOE Lean, darkly evocative rock songs with vivid imagery, courtesy of frontman Andy Dixon's weirdo-as-Everyman lyrics.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    PIANO Statesboro-based rock and roll trio with an energetic live presence.

  • 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.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    JIM COOK Wailing slide guitar, gritty vocals and swamp stomp with this local bluesman.

Friday, April 10

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    BLAIR CRIMMINS AND THE HOOKERS Atlanta-based ragtime/Dixieland jazz revival outfit.

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    LANGHORNE SLIM Folksy soul band based in Brooklyn, NY. 

    PALEFACE Joyful, foot-stompin' folk musician with a rich and star-studded past.

  • 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.

Saturday, April 11

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CINEMECHANICA Beloved local four-piece math-rock band.

    SAVAGIST Heavy-hitting local metal band.

    BURNT BOOKS Punk band from Columbia, SC featuring members of Guyana Punch Line.

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

    CRAZY BAG LADY Four-piece metal group from Savannah, GA.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door). www.40watt.com

    SAM BURCHFIELD The local singer-songwriter plays a set of his folk-pop tunes.

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

    GRANT COWAN Rising local songwriter.

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. $15 (adv.) $20 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    RANDALL BRAMBLETT BAND This established Georgia singer-songwriter's Southern-tinged music pulls from a variety of influences.

  • 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

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

    BRAD HELLER & THE FUSTICS Folk-rock band from North Carolina.

Sunday, April 12

1 event

Live Music

Monday, April 13

3 events

Live Music

  • 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 Christian LopezRed Oak Southern String Band and Shades of GreySteve Pettis opens and hosts.

  • 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.

  • The World Famous

    11 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    MUUY BIIEN The local punk band pays tribute to Joy Division with a cover set.

Tuesday, April 14

3 events

Live Music

Wednesday, April 15

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    BEARCAT The solo project of Orlando, FL songwriter Renee Yohe is "a sweeping tribute to soul."

    TARNATION Local band with a chunky rock sound and catchy, emotive vocals.

    FUNKASAURUS WREX Local psychedelic funk group.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

     

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $22. www.georgiatheatre.com

    FUTURE ISLANDS Highly praised Baltimore-based indie-pop band. 

    BIRDS OF AVALON Five-piece rock group from Raleigh, NC. 

    WING DAM Fuzzed-out psych-pop group from Baltimore.

  • Porterhouse Grill

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

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join Zack Milster and Carl Lindberg for an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, April 16

4 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

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

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $16 (adv.), $20 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    BILLY JOE SHAVER Outlaw country legend who continues to tour and record well into his 70s.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $17 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    DUMPSTAPHUNK Funk group from New Orleans that has revolutionized progressive funk music.

    TEA LEAF GREEN Eclectic, five-piece rock band from San Francisco, CA.

    PEOPLE'S BLUES OF RICHMOND A crazy three-piece psychedelic rock/funk group from Richmond, VA.

  • 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, April 17

3 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $12 (adv.), $14 (door). www.40watt.com

    FOXYGEN Acclaimed psychedelic indie-rock duo originally from California.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    BOBBY COMPTON The first Redneck Idol, Bobby Compton sings hard-rockin' country.

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

  • 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.

Saturday, April 18

2 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    PROTOMARTYR Noisy post-punk group from Detroit, MI.

    GOTOBEDS Punk rock outfit from Pittsburgh, PA.

    WYMYNS PRYSYN Atlanta-based punk band fronted by Andrew Wiggins (Hawks, Blame Game).

  • 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.

Sunday, April 19

1 event

Live Music

Monday, April 20

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    BACKROAD ANTHEM Country-rock band from Fayetteville, AR.

    COLE TAYLOR Rising Nashville-based country singer.

     

  • 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.

Tuesday, April 21

3 events

Live Music

Wednesday, April 22

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $25. www.georgiatheatre.com

    TYLER THE CREATOR Popular rapper and Odd Future associate. He'll be joined by OFWGKTA DJ Taco.

  • Porterhouse Grill

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

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join Zack Milster and Carl Lindberg for an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, April 23

6 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

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

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    THE POWDER ROOM Local sludgy noise-rock trio.

    CHILD BITE Post-punk/art-rock group from Detroit, MI.

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

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    ANDREW RIPP Popular soul-pop singer-songwriter.

    SON & THIEF Local indie rock band.

    DANA KELSON Soulful singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    SLOW MAGIC Anonymous electro DJ.

  • Live Wire

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

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

  • 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, April 24

4 events

Live Music

  • Buffalo's Café

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $75. www.georgiatheatre.com

    MARILYN MANSON Revered shock-rocker with a propensity for creepy makeup and vulgarity. 

  • 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.

  • Lumpkin Street Station

    9 p.m. $5. 706-395-6790

    CEREUS BRIGHT Modern folk duo from Knoxville, TN.

Saturday, April 25

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    10 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    POWERLOAD Local six-piece rock group.

    DJ Z-DOG Loveable local DJ spins top 40 hits, old-school hip-hop, high-energy rock and other danceable favorites.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    KELLER WILLIAMS Singer-songwriter out of Fredericksburg, VA who plays jammy, acoustic dance 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.

Sunday, April 26

1 event

Live Music

  • Ted's Most Best

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

    GYPSY WILDCATS Local group playing classic Django Reinhardt gypsy swing tunes, as well as Americana and old vaudeville standards.

Monday, April 27

1 event

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.