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Tuesday, August 30

3 events

Live Music

Wednesday, August 31

12 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

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

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    JINX REMOVER Fronted by songwriter Kade Kahl, this local band plays driving, melodic indie rock.

    SMOKEY DEROECK Little Gold/Deep State member plays a solo set.

    WILLI CARLISLE Americana singer-songwriter from Fayetteville, AR.

    JULIANNA MONEY New local singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    OLD SEA BRIGADE New, Atlanta-based indie-folk band.

    LINDSAY JARMAN New local indie musician.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite yacht rock, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    TUG New local noise-punk group.

    FISHMONGER New local punk group.

    PISS SHY Noisy, Atlanta-based punk band.

    MALEVICH New metal-hardcore group from Athens and Atlanta.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    W. FREEMAN LEVERETT Local guitarist and songwriter performing a selection of Bossa Nova hits.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.

  • Lumpkin Street Station

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

    BREADFOOT Americana project from North Carolina.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    CHRIS PADGETT Local guitar virtuoso performs a solo set.

  • The Office Lounge

    Athens Pride Chill Out. 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.

  • Porterhouse Grill

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

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

Thursday, September 1

13 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    DOYLE WILLIAMS & BRYAN RUCKER Members of local rock band The Norm play a stripped-down set.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    HOT CORNER HIP HOP Featuring locally grown beats and rhymes by The Difference Machine, Dope Knife and the Space Dungeon collective, with an open mic freestyle competition after the show. See Calendar Pick on p. 17.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    MOSAIC Indie-folk group from Athens.

    SUNGHOSTS Sun-drenched garage-rock band from Miami, FL.

    RIGHTEOUS LOVE Atlanta-based post-rock band.

    FABULOUS BIRD Catchy, lo-fi indie rock with the character of old guitars and drums that've been collecting dust in a garage for years.

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

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

    BETWEEN NAYBORS Local trio playing a variety of folk-based music that ranges from '60s coffeehouse to Richard and Linda Thompson-esque duets to rhythmic, Tom Waits-y rants.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    AUSTIN DARNELL Local blues singer-songwriter and Darnell Boys member plays a solo set.

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

    HONEYCHILD SJ Ursrey (Dream Boat) plays folky pop songs with romantic themes. This is a special duets set. 

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

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

    QUIET COYOTE Athens trio playing heavy, blues-inflected garage-rock.

    FIVE SHOT JACK Southern gothic rock group from Alabama.

    MICHAEL MANN Singer of local rock band Radiolucent performs a solo set.

  • Live Wire

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

    TECROPOLIS Athens' longest-running electronic dance music series, with special guests.

  • Lumpkin Street Station

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DYNAMO Nashville-based instrumental fusion band.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    STEVE SHIVER Athens-based singer-songwriter.

  • Your Pie

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

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

  • Your Pie

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

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

Friday, September 2

17 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    PSEUDO No info available.

  • Buffalo's Café

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

    DEVIN DENNIS Teenage indie-country artist from Atlanta.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    BURNS LIKE FIRE Stewed, screwed and tattooed punk rock band from Athens.

    THIRD SEASON Three-piece punk group from Atlanta.

    SWINGSET Melodic Atlanta-based punk rock trio.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    CHRISTOPHER WITHOUT HIS LIVER Songwriter Chris Ingham plays a set of acoustic folk-punk.

    LYDIA SERA Local artist and musician performs.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    OF MONTREAL Long-running local psych-pop group known for its outlandish stage presence. See Record Review on p. 15.

    RUBY THE RABBITFOOT Pop group led by Ruby Kendrick, a singer-songwriter with a sweet voice and prodding, poignant lyrics. See story on p. 12.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.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

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. $5. www.georgiatheatre.com

    PARTIALS Local psychedelic pop four-piece.

    CAPITAL ARMS Six-piece indie rock band from Atlanta. 

  • Go Bar

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

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic John "Dr. Fred" Bowers and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    BREATHLANES Athens musical collective playing organic, atmospheric improv.

    JEFFERSON SHUTTLECRAFT A collection of Athens musicians playing the music of Paul Kantner.

  • 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

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

    BATTLEFIELD COLLECTIVE Heartland bluegrass-inspired folk rock group.

  • JB's Smokin' Pig Barbeque

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

    PAUL TURNER Acoustic soul singer-songwriter.

  • JB's Smokin' Pig Barbeque

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    MUDDY WATER REVIVAL Athans-based country/Americana outfit.

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    MUDDY WATER REVIVAL Athans-based country/Americana outfit.

Saturday, September 3

13 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

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

    OLIVER JORDAN Miami-raised, Georgia-based, Berklee-trained guitarist and songwriter. (8 a.m.)

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

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    THE TAJ MOTEL TRIO Georgia-based ska-punk group.

    FORSAKEN PROFITS Atlanta-based punk band.

    ASTRO PHANTOM Punk band from Cornelia.

    LINDA Athens-based pop-punk band featuring members of Deep State and Bathrooms.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    STRANGE DREAMS Goth- and post-punk-influenced band from Athens featuring former members of The Girl Pool.

    ECTOPROXY Goth and witch-house band from Atlanta.

    FLAMMPUNKT Atlanta-based industrial and electronic group.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

     

     

    FUTURE APE TAPES Local group creating psychedelic, experimental music driven by loops, beats, guitars and synths.

    HELLO OCHO Energetic, Atlanta-based indie rock band.

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

    RICHARD GUMBY Local psych-rock project led by songwriter Scott Crossman.

  • The Foundry

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $22 (adv.), $27 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    BELPHEGOR Supreme death-art-metal band.

    ORIGIN Contemporary death metal band with churning grooves and sharp hooks.

    ABIGAIL WILLIAMS Black metal band with touches of classic and thrash metal.

    KHAOTIKA A blend of occult rock, black and death metal riffs and classic metal harmonization.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    THE HERNIES Local riff-heavy rock band displaying influences from classic to indie rock.

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

    LESS WESTERN Shoegazey rock group from Raleigh, NC.

    SLANG Atlanta-based four-piece cabaret-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.

  • JB's Smokin' Pig Barbeque

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

    RANS THOMAS Local singer-songwriter influenced by traditional country icons like Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard.

  • Lumpkin Street Station

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

    MUDDY WATER REVIVAL Athans-based country/Americana outfit.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    THE LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local band.

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    YOESHI ROBERTS Singer-songwriter playing uplifting "acoustic music that feels good."

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    HIBBS BROTHERS Featuring Rob Hibbs on acoustic guitar and Garrett Hibbs on mandolin, showcasing originals and covering singer-songwriters such as Townes Van Zandt, Neil Young and Howe Gelb.

Sunday, September 4

2 events

Live Music

  • Downtown Athens

    2 p.m. FREE! www.athenspride.com

    ATHENS PRIDE DOWNTOWN FESTIVAL Featuring Riley hearts Olive (2 p.m.), Claire Campbell (2:30 p.m.), The Skipperdees (3:15 p.m.), The Other Band (4 p.m.), Fallow (5 p.m.) and Carla le Fever & The Rays (6 p.m.). 

  • Iron Factory

    7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

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

Monday, September 5

5 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $17 (adv.), $20 (door). www.40watt.com

    MELVINS An important forerunner in the genres of sludgy, heavy metal and experimental drone rock. See story on p. 13.

    HELMS ALEE Sludge-metal and noise rock band.

    VOID MANES "Delightfully dark" psychadelic techno. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7:30 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    STEPHANE WREMBEL Gypsy jazz guitarist from New York who penned original music for Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris. See Calendar Pick on p. 17.

  • 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.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    UNPLUG & UNWIND A weekly "acoustic fam-jam" hosted by Joey Quiggins.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. $3. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    HARLOT PARTY Dark, gentle, prog-influenced project.

    MATERIAL WORLD "Like watching paint dry, except in the natural world."

    SMOKEFROG Local feedback/noise trio.

    DONG KANG Experimental trio with hints of avant-prog and jazz.

Tuesday, September 6

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    ZALE Young, classically trained singer-songwriter leads her alt-rock band.

    NORTH BY NORTH Haunting vocals, crunchy keys, frantic guitar and catchy ghost-punk.

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

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. www.thefoundryathens.com

    TWO OF US Playing classic love songs. Featuring Kip Jones.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    PINK MEXICO New York surf-punk band with a taste for drowned-out fuzz.

    HOT FUDGE Local project helmed by psychedelic guitar wizard Kris Deason.

    NOSEEUM Lush, shoegaze- and psych-inspired local indie rock band.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    PERIOD SIX Playing a unique blend of jazz standards featuring collective communication and soulful improvisation.

Wednesday, September 7

9 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    NEWREALM Local Christian worship group with an honest, clean sound and cohesive instrumentals. 

    ANDREW HUANG Member of local folk group Mosaic performs solo.

    ALEX YOUNG Frontman of Athens indie band Bridges plays a solo set.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

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

    THE HOBOHEMIANS This six-piece acoustic band performs popular American and European roots music of the 1910s–30s.

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke. Featuring Dodd Ferrelle, David Howard Coons, Joe Cat, Levi Lowrey, Josh Perkins, Tyrus J. Manning III and Betsy Franck.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE HEAP Funky indie-soul band with a killer horn section and fronted by Bryan Howard's low bass growl.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite yacht rock, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    FAT NEPTUNE Up-and-coming Athens psych-rock four-piece.

    DREAM CULTURE Jammy local psychedelic rock group. 

     

     

    KWAZYMOTO Noisy local punk rock duo.

    MAGNA CUM LORD Post-punk/psych-rock band featuring Thom Strickland, Larry Choskey and Nate Mitchell.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    FESTER HAGOOD This local songwriter sings in a soft drawl that accents his simple, plucked country songs.

  • Porterhouse Grill

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

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

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    4 p.m. FREE! libs.uga.edu

    WHISPERIN' BILL ANDERSON Georgia legend and Country Music Hall of Famer reads from his new autobiography and performs.

Thursday, September 8

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    SON & THIEF Melodic and lush local indie rock band.

    THE LULLS "Surfgaze" group from Southern California.

    ANTLERED AUNT LORD Fuzz-pop project of local producer and songwriter Jesse Stinnard.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    OLIVER JORDAN Miami-raised, Georgia-based, Berklee-trained guitarist and songwriter.

    JULIA LUCILLE Dreamy lo-fi folk artist from Austin, TX.

    JACLYN STEELE Local singer-songwriter by way of Iowa.

    JIM MOORE Folk singer-songwriter.
  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    MOSAIC Indie-folk group from Athens.

  • Lumpkin Street Station

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

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

    THE TRAIN WRECKS Outlaw alt-country meets bluegrass.

Friday, September 9

7 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    QUILT Four-piece psychedelic indie rock band from Boston, MA.

    MUTUAL BENEFIT Collaborative lo-fi indie band led by songwriter Jordan Lee.

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    DAVE MARR The former Star Room Boys singer plays a set of his new solo material in his deep and resonant country twang.

    JONATHAN BYRD Lauded North Carolina-based songwriter who brings together the Texas songwriting tradition with Southern storytelling and hot guitar-picking. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    WHITEY MORGAN Old-school honky tonk country artist from Flint, MI.

    CODY JINKS Associated with the Texas country movement, Jinks plays his own brand of honky tonk.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    KELVIN ARMSTRONG Singer-songwriter blending soul, country rock and blues.

    NATHAN ANGELO Atlanta singer-songwriter with a soulful voice that pairs elements of gospel and lyrical storytelling.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SUMILAN Technically proficient musicians playing progressive jam rock.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    APALACHEE CROSSING Traditional bluegrass and old-time band comprised of local talents Ed Kellough, Frank Peay and Hans Holze.

Saturday, September 10

8 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

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

    DAVE HOWARD Singer-songwriter plays his own material as well as Americana covers. (8 a.m.)

    THE GREEN FLAG BAND Playing traditional Irish music. (10 a.m.)

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    KICK THE ROBOT Power-pop trio from Athens with infectious energy.

    THE STEPPIN STONES Three-piece rock band from Hilton Head Island, SC.

    PORCH 40 Progressive Southern funk-rock from Cullowhee, NC.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    FORBIDDEN WAVES Surfy garage-rock combo.

    OUTERSEA New local psychedelic surf-rock five-piece.

    FUTURE PRIMITIVES Psychedelic pop group from Birmingham, AL.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $28.50 (adv.), $32 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    TELEVISION Legendary and highly influential post-punk group from New York City.

    CHRIS STAMEY Acclaimed North Carolina alternative rock singer-songwriter.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    PERCY SLEDGEHAMMER Local funk-rock band inspired by the sounds of classic soul and R&B.

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    RANS THOMAS Local singer-songwriter influenced by traditional country icons like Waylon Jennings and Merle Haggard.

Monday, September 12

7 events

Live Music

Tuesday, September 13

1 event

Live Music

Wednesday, September 14

3 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

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

    DAVE HOWARD Singer-songwriter plays his own material as well as Americana covers.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    AARON CARTER Pop artist and former reality TV star also known as the brother of the Backstreet Boys' Nick Carter.

    GRANT COWAN Local jazz-influenced, piano-based singer-songwriter.

  • Porterhouse Grill

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

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

Thursday, September 15

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    DAIKAIJU Hardcore melodic rock group playing instrumentals.

    LAZER/WULF This avant-metal instrumental trio mixes in prog, thrash and more for a high-energy live show.

  • 40 Watt Club

    Red Bull Sound Select. 8 p.m. $3-10. www.40watt.com

    D.R.A.M. Hip hop artist drawing from old-school structures with an electronic approach.

    ANTWON Hip hop artist featuring sweet bedroom vocals and rhymes.

    GIRLS IN THE YARD This group provides sassy experimental dance tunes.

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $18 (adv.), $20 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    HAYES CARLL Texas based folk-country artist.

    BJ BARHAM Folk singer-songwriter and member of American Aquarium.
  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    CHRIS BURROUGHS COLLECTIVE Jazz ensemble led by Atlanta drummer Chris Burroughs.

  • 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.

Friday, September 16

11 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

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

    MAGIC MISSILE Science-obsessed folk-pop band from Athens led by songwriter Jake Mosely and featuring members of Harvey Milk and Lona.

    THE LANES Project featuring brothers Kevin and Matt Lane with Richard Mikulka on guitar and Chuck Bradburn on bass playing powerpop in the vein of The Possibilities.

    THE HAINTS Country-rock band from Macon.

    THE SHUT-UPS Five-piece new-wave power-pop band from Atlanta and Athens.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.40watt.com

    WHEELER WALKER JR. Said to have either the filthiest or the finest country music around, Walker pushes the boundaries of the genre.

    BIRDCLOUD Nashville-based country duo mixes humor, history and hair-raising lyrics in a raw performance.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE ATHENS KING Longtime local Elvis tribute artist Chris Shupe's performance features The TCB Band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ERIN RAE Singer-songwriter blurring the line between modern Americana and old folk.

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.georgiatheatre.com

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

    MINTON SPARKS Nashville singer-songwriter and honky-tonk performer.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    KENNY GEORGE BAND Alt-country group from Aiken, SC.

    OH, JEREMIAH Newly local alt-country band inspired by songwriters like Josh Ritter and Ryan Adams. 

  • Lumpkin Street Station

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

    CAROLINE AIKEN Aiken's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

  • 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 Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    ISAAC BRAMBLETT Southern soul singer backed by a rockin' homegrown Georgia band.

Saturday, September 17

4 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

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

    BILL LONG Playing acoustic bluegrass, folk, gospel, country and more. (8 a.m.)

    PICKXEN Playful acoustic trio. (10 a.m.)

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    SHADOWFAX Local psychedelic funk group previously known as Funkasaurus Wrex.

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

    OLDE WORLD MONKEYS Local Southern rock four-piece. 

    OVER YONDER Garage-rock band from Atlanta.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    LANDON TRUST Local singer-songwriter performs an acoustic set of soulful Americana.

Monday, September 19

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    TORY LANEZ Acclaimed contemporary singer-songwriter, rapper and producer.

    JAQUEES Atlanta-based R&B singer-songwriter.

    KRANIUM New York-based reggae/dancehall artist.

    KURT ROCKMORE New York-based hip hop artist with a live band.

    DJ VEECEE No info available.

  • Lumpkin Street Station

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

    WEST KING STRING BAND Bluegrass outfit from St. Augustine, FL.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Tuesday, September 20

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CAMPGROUND New, Athens-based jammy rock band.

    BLIND ASTRONOMER Local alternative rock band.

    LUCIFER SAM No info available.
  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $18 (adv.), $22 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    JOE PURDY Acclaimed folk singer-songwriter with a distinctive voice.

    AMY VACHAL Up-and-coming singer-songwriter and "The Voice" semi-finalist.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MAX & IGGOR CAVALERA The Cavalera brothers, formerly of Sepultura, play that band's album Roots in its entirety.

    COMBICHRIST American aggrotech band with a dark flair.

    ALLEGAEON Death metal band from Fort Collins, CO.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ANDREW DUHON Solo singer-songwriter-turned-trio group from New Orleans.

Wednesday, September 21

5 events

Live Music

Thursday, September 22

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    BREATHING KANSAS Classic-rock-inspired power trio from Toccoa.

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

    THE ALBIONS Athens-based alternative rock band.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    DJ LUKE HIGHWALKER Local hip hop and EDM DJ pumps out the jams.

    SON1 Frontman for the local hip hop rock group The Swank brings his own flair to the scene.

    SPACE DUNGEON This local group features a dollop of hip hop, a pinch of space and a sprinkle of jazz. 

    PARTIALS Local pop group describing itself as "psychedelic and danceable."

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    HIPPIE SABOTAGE Self-described as "two brothers who make music."

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    KANSAS BIBLE COMPANY Twelve-man band based in Nashville, TN and featuring a five-man horn line, keys, bass, guitars and percussion.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    VINCENT THE DOG Local blues-rock trio.

Friday, September 23

7 events

Live Music

  • Buffalo's Café

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

    JOHN DUNN & THE JAZZMAN BAND Playing jazz, soul, R&B and funk classics and originals.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

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

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    MOTHER'S FINEST A mix of rock, gospel, R&B, metal and jazz seen through the lenses of an "Afro-Euro mosaic" sound. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $17 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE FLOOZIES Funky, live electronic duo from Lawrence, KS.

    CHET PORTER "Not the side project" of Chet Faker and Porter Robinson.

    DAILY BREAD Rhett Whatley "utilizes an expansive record collection to compose unique, genre-bending experimental hip hop, electro-soul and EDM."

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    HUNTER GRAYSON Playing classic country music.

Saturday, September 24

7 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

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

    RACHEL O'NEAL Athens-based solo folk artist. (8 a.m.)

    THE BROKEN STRING BAND Athens band blending western folk with indie rock. (10 a.m.)

  • 40 Watt Club

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

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

    ART CONTEST Math-rock band from Athens via South Carolina.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE LOVE LANGUAGE North Carolina-based indie rock band on Merge Records.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $22 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    BUILT TO SPILL Influential indie rock band from Boise, ID.

    HOP ALONG Buzzworthy folk-punk band with strong female vocals and emo-influenced melodies.

    ALEX G Multi-instrumental lo-fi indie-pop artist who blurs the line between genres.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE ROYAL VELVET Three-piece local rock band.

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    MANNY CORTES Singer-songwriter who plays a mean guitar.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    Hop Harvest. 4:30 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    PACKWAY HANDLE BAND Packway's "gather around the mic" approach to bluegrass provides sly, hearty original songs and renditions of classic tunes. 

Sunday, September 25

2 events

Live Music

  • The Classic Center

    7 p.m. $32-85. www.classiccenter.com

    CAKE Longstanding alt-rock band featuring semi-controversial lyrics, groovy jams and a career spanning 17 years.

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    1 p.m. FREE! www.wuga.org

    ATHENS JAZZ FESTIVAL WUGA FM presents a day of live jazz, featuring Classic City Swing, Period Six, Mary & the Hot Hotty-Hots, Trey Wright Quartet, Athens Tango Project, Whitehall Jazz Collective, Chris Enghauser Trio and Louis Romanos Quartet.

Monday, September 26

1 event

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9 p.m. $7. www.georgiatheatre.com

    MERCHANDISE Much hyped a few years back, this new wave-inspired experimental punk band hails from Tampa, FL.

    PUBLIC MEMORY Solo project of Brooklyn's Robert Toher.

Tuesday, September 27

1 event

Live Music

Wednesday, September 28

3 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    GETTER Proclaimed "unsung hero of underground bass culture."

    YULTRON Producer, singer-songwriter and rapper from Los Angeles.

  • Porterhouse Grill

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

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

Thursday, September 29

4 events

Live Music

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

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

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

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

  • The Foundry

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE STRUTS Glam-rock band that has toured with the Rolling Stones.

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

  • Lumpkin Street Station

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

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

Friday, September 30

6 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    PLAYERS OF THE LYRE Featuring Caroline Aiken, Cody Stalvey, Elite tha Showstoppa, Reverend Conner Tribble, Scott Low & the Southern Bouillon and Cortez Garza.

  • The Foundry

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

    KINCHAFOONEE COWBOYS Country band from Albany, GA.

    ERIC DODD Reflective country singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

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

  • Lumpkin Street Station

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

    STRUNG LIKE A HORSE "Gypsy-punk-garage-grass" group from Chattanooga.

    DIRTY BIRD AND THE FLU Bluesy, funky, soulful rock group from Valdosta.
  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    MATT MCKINNEY Playing classic country music.

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