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Sunday, July 23

6 events

Live Music

  • Big Dog's on the River

    Rhythm on the River. 2 p.m. $10. www.chessandcommunity.org

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

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

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

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    1 p.m. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    BLANKO Quirky, comedic, Atlanta-based rock band. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

    CRUNCHY Athens-based "doom-dance" duo featuring Phelan LaVelle and Kathleen Duffield.

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

  • The Foundry

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

    THE SEGAR JAZZ AFFAIR WXAG radio DJ Dwain Segar curates a night of smooth jazz, featuring Doug Ellison & Friends featuring Marquis Hare.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8 p.m. www.hiloathens.com

    SLOPFEST Night four of the four-night festival features Marathon States, Bad Idols, SeagullsHunger Anthem and Joy Kills. See story on p. 9.

  • Iron Factory

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

    PARADISE PATIO A weekly LGBTQ-friendly series focusing on eclectic techno and deep-house electronica, hosted by DJ Zelium.

Monday, July 24

4 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    Y.O.D Party-starting Athens alternative hip-hop collective.

    MTVH1N1 New post-punk group from Tampa, FL.

    UNTIL THREE Brand new local rock duo.

  • Go Bar

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

    ANALOG OUT Featuring DJ Osmose spinning deep house and disco edits on vinyl all night, plus Group Grope playing a 30-minute set of live acid house on drum machine and synths.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MINGLEWOOD MONDAY Local artists pay tribute to the Grateful Dead.

  • The World Famous

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

    THE ELECTRIC NATURE Athens-based experimental drone and noise-rock outfit.

    FLESH NARC Noise-rock group from Denton, TX.

    THIN SKIN Texas-based, no-wave-inspired punk band.

    PRESIDENT OF THE DRUMS The first (and possibly only) show from this local supergroup featuring former members of We Versus the Shark.

    SMOKEDOG This local band plays noisy, burned-out experimental rock and roll.

Tuesday, July 25

4 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    JOE WILLEY & THE MOVING MEN Fiddle-based folk music from the local songwriter and his band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    :LOVESONGS Athens-based experimental band with jazz, electronic and metal influences.

    HALF ACID Greg O'Connell uses synths and other unconventional instruments to create a psychedelic stew.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    EXPERIMENTAL NIGHT Featuring In Sonitus Lux, Uma's Thermos, Clara's Moon, Female Imagination, Being a Bean, Ariel Samuel and Sandy Dentures.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This series, hosted by Fester Hagood, showcases acoustic solo sets from talented singer-songwriters from Athens and across the country.

Wednesday, July 26

8 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

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

    DJ KLON Spinning electronic music.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    SOCIAL CIRCLE Athens-based soft-psych-pop project.

    HIM HORRISON Experimental solo folk project from Mississippi.

    QUEST GIVER No info available.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE ALARM Iconic UK folk-rock band led by singer Mike Peters.

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $25 (adv.), $28 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    JIMMY HERRING & THE INVISIBLE WHIP The Aquarium Rescue Unit and Allman Brothers Band guitarist plays with his new group.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    THE VIBRATONES Veterans of the Athens scene playing various blues styles. Dancing is encouraged!

  • Nowhere Bar

    8 p.m. 706-546-4742

    ALEX CULBRETH Edgy alt-country singer-songwriter from Virginia.

  • 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, July 27

9 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    SEVERE BLUSH Experimental electronic sounds from Athens' Logan Shirah.

    KOLEZANKA Dreamy electro-pop project from Arizona.

    CIVILS Experimental solo pop sounds courtesy of Athens musician Drew Kirby.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

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

    MARY BRAGG Americana singer-songwriter from rural Georgia who has spent time in the Brooklyn and Nashville scenes.

    KYSHONA ARMSTRONG Soulful singer-songwriter with a rootsy, bluesy sound.

  • The Foundry

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

    JERRY JOSEPH AND FRIENDS Prolific longtime folk-rock singer and guitarist from New York. He'll be joined by drummer Todd Nance.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    LAS PINAS Surfy punk band from Argentina.

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    RATTLESNAKE RATTLERS Old-timey jug band from Alabama.

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    BEAR & THE HONEY DREAMS Dreamy psychedelic pop group from Calhoun.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    RYE BABY Twangy, Chattanooga-based Americana duo.

  • The Office Lounge

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

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

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5 p.m. www.sobrewco.com

    STRIKE 4 Family band focusing on classic pop and rock from the '60s-'90s.

Friday, July 28

12 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    OLDE WORLD MONKEYS Local Southern rock four-piece.

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

    FUNK WREX Local psychedelic funk group.

    CHRIS GUSTIN Solo violinist and singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    BECCA MANCARI Eclectic folk singer-songwriter based in Nashville.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    COSMIC CHARLIE Grateful Dead covers like you've never heard before. Tonight is a Jerry Garcia birthday celebration.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    HEATHEN SONS Alt-country-influenced rock band from Nashville.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    OUTERSEA Athens-based psychedelic surf-rock five-piece.

    DJS TWIN POWERS & SLIP & FALL Two DJs team up to lead a dance party.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    KATIE COLLINS Singer-songwriter playing classical piano with a melodic twist.

    DEADPAN NANCY Playing bluegrass songs and non-bluegrass songs that have been bluegrassed.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE LAGOONS Rising up from Tuscaloosa, AL, this jammy foursome claims influences of blues, funk and reggae.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SACRED HOLLOW Local band playing loud, catchy hard rock with a bite.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

  • The Roadhouse

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-2324

    THE LAST JAMURAI New local good-time funk rock and roll band.

Saturday, July 29

15 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

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

    RANDOM ACTS No info available.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    JOHN CLARK BAND Southern rock and blues group led by Clark and featuring Kirk Green, Nick Johnson and Steven Maben.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    100 WATT HORSE Kindhearted, Olympia, WA-based folk-rock act led by songwriter George Pettis.

    ALL TALK Boston-based indie-pop trio.

    THE WASHBOARD ABS Arty, Olympia, WA-based indie-pop group.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    SOJOURN Emotionally charged local hard rock band.

    SACRED HOLLOW Local band playing loud, catchy hard rock with a bite.

    LIBERATOR Athens-based three-piece hard-rock band.

  • The Foundry

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

    CAROLINE AIKEN & FRIENDS Guitarist and singer Aiken's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

    TIMI CONLEY Local pop rabblerouser Timi Conley performs with his band.
  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    VAMP CAMP New local experimental ensemble.

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    LOUISIANA SOUL REVIVAL Soul, blues and funk group from New Orleans.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    10 p.m. www.hiloathens.com

    BOYCYCLE Local folk-pop band, featuring acoustics and synths and starring the vocals of Ashley Floyd. Album release show!

    NICHOLAS MALLIS & THE BOREALIS Mallis' music is "a cross between David Bowie, The Ventures, and a little bit of Neil Diamond."

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    MAC MCCOMB One-man band complete with guitar, cajon, hi-hat, harmonica and vocals.

    DIABLO SANDWICH & THE DR. PEPPERS Local all-star Southern rock band blending country, gypsy, jazz and more.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    9 p.m. $6. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    HOT CORNER HIP HOP Featuring performances by Big Lo, Bak OnThe Beat, Musashi Xero, DK, Seline Haze, Mad Ace and Clip Art. Plus, a cash-prize freestyle competition.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    7 p.m. www.3railroad.org

    SCOTT & SEAN HOLSHOUSER Performing an evening of classical pop music.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    AARON WALKER BAND No info available.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    CHARLES WALKER BAND Gospel-influenced neo-funk group from Milwaukee.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Good old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverance.

Sunday, July 30

4 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    EXPERIMENTAL NIGHT Featuring synth-heavy sets from touring acts Kevin Greenspon and J. Hamilton Isaacs and local Ezra Buchla.

  • Iron Factory

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

    PARADISE PATIO A weekly LGBTQ-friendly series focusing on eclectic techno and deep-house electronica, hosted by DJ Zelium.

  • John Keane Studios

    6 p.m. $10–20 (donation). www.johnkeanestudios.com

    NEW SOUTH SHOWCASE Host Caroline Aiken interviews and introduces performer Suzanne Slair.

Monday, July 31

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    TALL TALL TREES Psychedelic folk artist and Kishi Bashi band member Mike Savino performs.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    ADRIANA T & FRIENDS The leader of local band Partials hosts a jam session.

Tuesday, August 1

4 events

Live Music

Wednesday, August 2

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    YOUNG VALLEY Mississippi-based twang-rock six-piece.

  • 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.

  • 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, August 3

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    OMNI Lo-fi pop band from Atlanta featuring former members of Deerhunter and Carnivores.

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

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

    DEAD NEIGHBORS This local band plays shoegaze-inspired garage-rock.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    APPARITION New local band playing hardcore thrash.

    TEN VOLT SHOCK German punk band with a noisy, brutal sound.

    FUCKING CORNDOGS Local Minutemen tribute act.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE YOUNG STEP Mysterious swamp-rock outfit from St. Augustine, FL.

  • The Office Lounge

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

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

Friday, August 4

11 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    THE HOWLING TONGUES Radio-ready, Atlanta-based rock and roll band.

    BEAU & LUCI Folk-rock sister-sister duo from South Georgia.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    SURVIVAL CRIMES Garage-punk band from Asheville, NC.

    VACATION STATE Columbia, SC-based heavy rock group.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    THE DASHBOARD SAVIORS Long-running local rock band fronted by songwriter Todd McBride.

    HAYRIDE Powerful, perennial local rock and roll three-piece.

  • The Foundry

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

    SEAN VANMETER Local pianist and songwriter who explores a variety of styles. He's joined by special guest Hooch Holler, plus comedian Dannette Flint.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    YOUNG MISTER Steven Fiore and his band play catchy, psychedelic Americana.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Good old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverance.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    MANAS Bhutanese guitarist Tashi Dorji's duo with Thom Nguyen explores the outer fringes of free rock.

    GODDESS COMPLEX Local experimental project.

    JOHN & KIRAN FERNANDES Father and son team up for an experimental instrumental set.

    KILLICK & MONIQUE OSORIO Local avant-garde pioneer Killick Hinds is joined by vocalist Monique Osorio.

    MICHAEL POTTER Local guitarist creates a blend of ambient folk and psychedelic songs and soundscapes.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    8 p.m. www.3railroad.org

    TOMMY WOMACK Nashville-based author and singer-songwriter who fronted the post-punk band Government Cheese.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SOUL MECHANICS Progressive funk/jam band out of Chattanooga, TN. 

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

Saturday, August 5

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    DANGFLY Local, all-star melodic rock band led by songwriter and guitarist Adam Payne.

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

    CONVINCE THE KID New local alternative rock band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CORDOVAS Americana-influenced rock and roll group from Nashville.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

Sunday, August 6

2 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

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

Monday, August 7

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE BROOMESTIX Soulful, funky 10-piece jam band from Nashville.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Tuesday, August 8

5 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    JOHN & KIRAN FERNANDES Father and son team up for an experimental instrumental set.

    JACOB SUNDERLIN Local musician who incorporates elements of noise, folk, ambient and drone.

    LYDIA BRAMBILA Local singer-songwriter and member of Outersea plays a solo set.

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    NIGHT FEVER New duo featuring Ansley Stewart and Jason Fuller playing '70s hits.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ANDY BRUH Local DJ Andy Herrington spins and mixes dubstep, EDM and bass music.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This series, hosted by Fester Hagood, showcases acoustic solo sets from talented singer-songwriters from Athens and across the country.

Wednesday, August 9

7 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring White Violet (7:30 p.m.), Happy Abandon (8:15 p.m.), Rat Fancy (9 p.m.), Kleenex Girl Wonder (10 p.m.), Feather Trade (11 p.m.), The Veldt (12 a.m.) and Elf Power (1 a.m.).

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • 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.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    2 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Emileigh Ireland (2 p.m.), Forresters (3:15 p.m.), COEDS (4 p.m.) and Divine Feed (4:45 p.m.).

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    SALLY AND THE SIX GRAND Old-time rock band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN Local acoustic singer-songwriter and member of Mama's Love.

  • 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, August 10

6 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    OAK HOUSE Melodic and complex post-rock group from Athens and Atlanta. 

    EASTER ISLAND Lush, local post-rock band with pop melodies, tender harmonies and shimmering guitars.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    KATIE COLLINS Singer-songwriter playing classical piano with a melodic twist.

    LYDIA SERA Local visual artist and musician.

    LUCAS O'CONNELL No info available.
  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Red Pony Clock (7:30 p.m.), Palehound (8:15 p.m.), The Gotobeds (9 p.m.), Marshmallow Coast (9:45 p.m.), Antlered Aunt Lord (10:30 p.m.), Waxahatchee (11:15 p.m.) and The Apples in Stereo (12:15 a.m.).

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    2 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Ancient Whales (2:30 p.m.), DieAlps! (3:15 p.m.), Heavenly Creatures (4 p.m.) and Outer Spaces (4:45 p.m.).

  • The Office Lounge

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

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

  • The World Famous

    5 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Procedure Club (5:15 p.m.) and Casper & the Cookies (6 p.m.).

Friday, August 11

7 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    HANNIE AND THE SLOBS Garage-rock project featuring members of The Rodney Kings and Muuy Biien.

    BIG BLISS Brooklyn-based goth-rock group.

  • The Foundry

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

    CRESTON MAXEY BAND Group from Winder playing a mix of country and Southern rock.

    FIVE SPEED Athens-based country and Southern rock group.

    JORDAN ROWE Country singer-songwriter from South Georgia.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Einschlagen (7:30 p.m.), Big Quiet (8:15 p.m.), R. Ring (9 p.m.), Laetitia Sadier (10 p.m.), Eureka California (11 p.m.) and Superchunk (12 a.m.).

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    2 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Growl (2:30 p.m.), Schande (3:15 p.m.), Très Oui (4 p.m.) and Big Fresh (4:45 p.m.).

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

  • The World Famous

    5 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Matt Harnish (5:15 p.m.) and Claire Cronin (6 p.m.).

Saturday, August 12

7 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    TEARS FOR THE DYING Long-running, Atlanta-based death-rock group fronted by Adrya Stembridge.

    UNUS MUNDUS Psychedelic blues and space-rock act.

    DAVIS RIPLEY KELLER Performing spoken-word poetry.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    THE GRAWKS Local rock band that sounds like "Bazooka Joe bubble gum laced with shrapnel." Album release show!

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

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

    TWINKI Drag-queen rapper from Jacksonville, FL.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Superbody (7:30 p.m.), Lingua Franca (8:15 p.m.), Noon:30 (9 p.m.), Pylon Reenactment Society (10 p.m.), Tunabunny (11 p.m.) and ESG (12 a.m.).

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7:30 p.m. $5. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    CHRISTOPHER ALAN YATES & ADELAIDE TAI Singer and visual artist Tai and songwriter Yates of The Sweet Tea Project come together to create fresh sounds.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    2 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Saline (2:30 p.m.), Dump Him (3:15 p.m.), Seafang (4 p.m.) and Scooterbabe (4:45 p.m.).

  • The World Famous

    5 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Peyote Coyote (5:15 p.m.) and Harlot Party (6 p.m.).

Sunday, August 13

1 event

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

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

Monday, August 14

1 event

Live Music

Tuesday, August 15

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    DAVID BARBE & INWARD DREAM EBB The Athens scene legend performs material from his new solo album, backed by members of New Madrid. Album release show!

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

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Sunflower Concert Series. 7 p.m. $15. botgarden.uga.edu

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

Wednesday, August 16

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    ASHLEY WALLS Up-and-coming country singer-songwriter from Marietta.

    RUHAA Local alt-rock group playing covers and originals.

    JORDAN ROWE Country singer-songwriter from South Georgia.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    REVEREND TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Good old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverance.

  • 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, August 17

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    DONNY KNOTTSVILLE Local hip-hop/performance artist combines Dada and Fluxus influences with modern and traditional rap styles. CD release show!

    BLUE BODIES New local punk band.

    LOUIE LARCENY Local MC with a fiery delivery and dark, moody beats.

    CALICO VISION Dream-pop group from Athens.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    CHRISTOPHER WITHOUT HIS LIVER Songwriter Chris Ingham plays a set of loop-heavy solo jams.

    AJ GRIFFIN Griffin, of French Exit and Circulatory System, plays a solo set.

    LYDIA SERA Local visual artist and musician.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    PIP THE PANSY Formerly known as Wrenn, this local artist plays eclectic, radio-ready pop.

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

    EUGENE MARIE New electropop duo from Brooklyn.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    HARDY AND THE HARDKNOCKS Local singer-songwriter T. Hardy Morris and his band play twangy, raucous folk-rock. 

    GRINGO STAR Atlanta-based indie rock quartet.

    MIGHTY Alternative rock group from Atlanta.

    COWBOY CURTYS New local alt-country band.

  • The Office Lounge

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

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

Friday, August 18

9 events

Live Music

  • Cloverleaf Farm

    12 p.m. www.wildwoodrevival.com

    WILDWOOD REVIVAL Day one of the Americana festival, featuring The Bones of J.R. Jones, Durand Jones & The Indications, Shakey Graves and live-band karaoke with Heath Haynes and The Hi Dollars.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    AURAL OCEANS New local experimental duo.

    DEMETER LUNCHLORD Shapeshifting, Athens-based avant-garde duo.

    EZRA BUCHLA Local composer and multi-instrumentalist.

    KIRAN FERNANDES Solo experimental sounds from this local musician.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    THE SALT FLATS Melodic and lively local guitar-rock band. Album release show!

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

    A Harvey Milk guitarist Creston Spiers puts a despondent spin on classic rock sounds.

  • 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

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    REID MORRIS Young country singer-songwriter from Carrollton.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MIDNIGHT SNACK Arty, Asheville, NC-based rock group.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    RILEY GREEN Country singer-songwriter from Alabama.

    MUSCADINE BLOODLINE Country duo from Nashville via Mobile, AL.

    JOBE FORTNER Country music singer-songwriter.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

Saturday, August 19

4 events

Live Music

Sunday, August 20

2 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

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

  • Cloverleaf Farm

    12 p.m. www.wildwoodrevival.com

    WILDWOOD REVIVAL Day three of the Americana festival, featuring a "gospel brunch," plus The Darnell Boys and Early James.

Tuesday, August 22

3 events

Live Music

Wednesday, August 23

4 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    LITTLE STRANGER Poppy, funky alternative hip hop group from Charleston, SC.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $30 (adv.), $35 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    MOON TAXI Retro-inspired jam band with an eclectic sound featuring unique melodies.

    BIG SOMETHING Burlington, NC-based jam band.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    THE BACUPS Fun-loving local cover band.

  • 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.