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Saturday, October 25

15 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

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

    AMY ANDREWS Melancholy folk singer-songwriter. (8 a.m.)

    CANDY LEE Arkansas-based singer-songwriter. (10 a.m.)

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CINEMECHANICA Beloved local four-piece math-rock band.

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

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

    WAITRESS New noise rock project featuring members of Antpile and Family & Friends.

  • Dirty Birds

    9 p.m. www.dirtybirdsathens.com

    COUNTRY RIVER Country band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    JEALOUSY MOUNTAIN DUO Experimental drums-and-guitar duo from Germany.

    DON VITO German noise-rock outfit.

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

    KUSA87 Local experimental band creating visual soundscapes through tapes, pedals, vinyl and more.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    MURDER BY DEATH Acclaimed five-piece indie rock band from Indiana.

    DYLAN MICHAEL AND THE FAMILY Atlanta-based pop-rock band.

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    THE VINEYARD BAND Rock and roll band with a country spirit. The band plays as part of a Halloween Bash, with an adult costume contest after the show, plus free baked goods, hot cider and treats for the kids.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND Four-piece bluegrass band based out of Nederland, CO.

    THE LARRY KEEL EXPERIENCE Virginia-based acoustic flatpicking bluegrass guitarist.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    SPACE TRUCKS Afro-kraut-beat ensemble led by Bryan Poole (The Late B.P. Helium, Elf Power).

    SHADE Dissonant, groove-oriented local post-punk band.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

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

    ENTROPICODONE Sonic massage service with Lucas Kane.

  • La Puerta del Sol

    9 p.m. FREE! www.lapuertadelsol.net

    QUIABO DE CHAPEAU Brazilian funk ensemble bringing dancing and Carnaval to the stage. 

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. $15 (adv.), $18 (door). www.newearthmusichall.com

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

    YIP DECEIVER An infectiously fun blend of feel-good pop, R&B grooves and noise-bending electro from right here in Athens.

  • New Earth Athens

    Glazba Atlanta Symphony Benefit. 2 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.newearthmusichall.com

    STAY THE SEA Local instrumental post-rock band.

    JOHNNY ROWLAND No info available.

    PENNYBOY New local indie rock band.

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

    WRENN Up-and-coming local pop singer.

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE HALEM ALBRIGHT BAND From rock to reggae, Americana to experimental, Halem Albright has been performing his blend of unique songwriting and electrifying guitar around Athens and Atlanta for the past few years.

  • The Office Lounge

    Blues N' BBQ Benefit. 5 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

Sunday, October 26

3 events

Live Music

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    MARTHA A mix of jazz, Americana and pop covers and originals, led by Marty Winkler on vocals and percussion.

  • The Melting Point

    7:30 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    JULIAN LAGE AND CHRIS ELDRIDGE The jazz virtuoso and Punch Brothers guitarist play a collaborative acoustic set. See story on p. 12.

  • 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, October 27

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $3 (21+), $5 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

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

    HSY Four-piece noise-rock band from Toronto.

    THE BEVERLEYS Grunge-punk outfit from Canada.

    STRAYS Local garage-pop band featuring members of Velocirapture and Muuy Biien.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF Acclaimed indie-folk outfit helmed by songwriter Alynda Lee Segarra. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

    ALANNA ROYALE Soulful Americana group from Nashville, TN.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Tuesday, October 28

7 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CITY AND COLOUR Recording alias for Canadian singer-songwriter Dallas Green.

    CLEAR PLASTIC MASKS Southern soul-rock band out of Nashville.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

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

    DJ TAINT Xander Witt (Muuy Biien) spins new wave, goth and post-punk.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. $3. www.greenroomathens.com

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

    NATO COLES Punk rock band hailing from Minnesota's Twin Cities.

    ARMS ALOFT Gruff but melodic pop-punk group from Wisconsin.

    THE RODNEY KINGS Scuzzed-out local garage-punk trio.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    9:30 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

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

    SPRUCE BRINGSTEEN Jokey punk rock band from Sheboygan, WI.

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

    CINCINNATI ROYALS High-octane punk rockers from Ohio.

    AND WE DANCED Emo-punk band from Minneapolis featuring former members of Cadilac Blindside and The Jealous Sound.

  • The Melting Point

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

    THE RAGBIRDS Folk-rock fusion band led by frontwoman and multi-instrumentalist Erin Zindle.

    90 ACRE FARM Local Americana band featuring vocal harmonies and slide guitar.

  • Nowhere Bar

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

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL Host Laney Strickland presents this week's showcase of singer-songwriter talent, featuring Liam Parke and Matthew Williams. Plus, house band Levon Zevon. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This weekly series showcases a series of acoustic solo sets from some of the most talented singer-songwriters in town and across the country.

Wednesday, October 29

11 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    ORENDA FINK Formerly of Azure Ray, Fink's solo music explores mysticism and the Southern gothic subconscious.

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

    FLIGHT MODE No info available.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

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

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

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    JUSTIN KENNEDY BAND Four-piece country band, led by UGA alum Justin "The Weatherman" Kennedy.

    RUBENS BELL Southern rock band with a modern feel. 

    THE HOWLING TONGUES Atlanta-based rock and roll band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    STEELISM Americana group comprised of guitarist Jeremy Fetzer, pedal steel player Spencer Cullum and backed by some of Nashville's finest young musicians.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE DEVIL MAKES THREE Celebrated Americana group featuring eclectic instrumentation.

    THE CAVE SINGERS Northwestern indie-folk trio.

  • Green Room

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

    AGES AND AGES "Bright and uplifting" indie rock collective from Portland, OR.

    HORSE THIEF Oklahoma City-based band with a panoramic yet nuanced sound that flows from intimate to anthemic.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    FABULOUS BIRD Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Peter Alvanos (Elf Power) soars with his '60s British, folk and psych-pop influenced sound. Every Wednesday in October!

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    LANEY STRICKLAND Local Southern rock singer-songwriter.

  • The Melting Point

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

    RAD 80S BAND Playing '80s covers.

  • Nowhere Bar

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

    THE SHACK BAND Richmond, VA-based improvisational band blending funk, blues and progressive rock.

  • Porterhouse Grill

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

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

Thursday, October 30

11 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. www.caledonialounge.com

    FATHER MURPHY Experimental-leaning industrial/post-punk band from Italy.

    STAY THE SEA Local instrumental post-rock band.

    NASTY NATE AND THE GRADUATES Three-piece local rock band.
  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    ANTLERED AUNTLORD Fuzz-pop guitar/drums project of local producer and songwriter Jesse Stinnard.

    SPRY OLD MEN Alter ego of Greenville, SC musician Logan Galloway.

    SLAM DUNK CHAMPS Local experimental garage-rock duo.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    SHADE Dissonant, groove-oriented local post-punk band. This special Halloween show will feature additional members and lots of cover tunes.

    PARROTHEAD Athens' premier punk rock Jimmy Buffet cover band. 

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

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    THE BOHANNONS Rock and roll straight from Chattanooga, TN.

    PILGRIM Local rock band featuring Paul McHugh on vocals, guitar and keyboards along with Matt Stoessel on guitar, TJ Machado on bass, Thayer Sarrano on keyboards and Brad Morgan on drums.

  • 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.

  • Max

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-254-3392

    RED SKY DAYS Local powerhouse trio that plays heavy progressive rock.

    SMALL BEIGE GIRL Local punk rock band.

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

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

  • The Melting Point

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    JAMES MCMURTRY Critically acclaimed folk-rock artist.

    JONNY BURKE Americana and country artist.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. FREE! (before 10:30), $3. www.newearthmusichall.com

    THRILLFEST Featuring music from DJ Kayez and Jeremiah, as well as a costume contest and the premiere of the "Intergalactic Zombie Hunter" music video.

  • Nowhere Bar

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

    VOODOO VISIONARY Improvisational funk/rock group from Atlanta.

  • 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, October 31

15 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    NAIRVANA Nirvana cover band featuring members of The Powder Room.

    MAN-SIZE Local PJ Harvey cover band featuring Thayer Sarrano and friends.

    GEEZER Local band Come What May masquerades as Weezer.
  • Cutters Pub

    10 p.m. 706-353-9800

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

  • Dirty Birds

    9 p.m. www.dirtybirdsathens.com

    JONATHAN INGRAM Country rocker from Braselton, GA.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    LOS CANTARES New local desert-rock supergroup featuring members of Old Smokey and Moths.

    GUIDED BY GUIDED BY VOICES Cheekily named GBV cover band featuring local musicians Jeff Fox, Mat Lewis and special guests.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9:30 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    ELF POWER A longtime fixture on the Athens music scene, Elf Power plays fuzzy, melodic, psychedelic pop.

    CIRCULATORY SYSTEM Long-running local psychedelic rock ensemble featuring members of the Olivia Tremor Control.

  • Georgia Bar

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $27. www.georgiatheatre.com

    DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS The local Southern rock superstars play a special Halloween show.

    HOUNDMOUTH Alternative-country group from Indiana.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    AMERICAN MANNEQUINS Thoughtful, melodic, danceable rock and roll for the upcoming new wave apocalypse.

    PIERCE EDENS Americana singer-songwriter from Asheville, NC.

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.hendershotscoffee.com

    GRASSLAND STRING BAND The local roots group plays Neil Young's landmark 1972 album Harvest in its entirety.

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

    TRANSYLVANIA MOTORCADE Americana/rock group from Atlanta.

  • Max

    10 p.m. 706-254-3392

    THE VG MINUS '70s-styled power-pop/punk.

    STREET SWEEPER Ska-tinged thrash punk band.

    THE DE LUX INTERIORS Local Cramps cover band featuring members of Cars Can Be Blue and Los Meesfits.

    THUNDERCHIEF Local act with a West Coast punk sound influenced by classic rock. 10 year anniversary party!

  • The Melting Point

    8 p.m. $5 (adv. or w/ costume), $7 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    RICK FOWLER BAND Original guitar-driven blues-rock.

    BACK ALLEY BLUES BAND Featuring locals Paul Scales, John Straw, Dave Herndon and Dead Quinter playing blues jams.
  • New Earth Athens

    Satanic BBQ & Potluck. 8 p.m. $8. www.newearthmusichall.com

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

    LOWDIVE;Local ska/reggae band.

    STARBENDERS Four-piece art-punk band from Atlanta.

    DJ KUNG FUSCO AND MR. PURPLE Spinning punk, new wave and super sounds of the '70s.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SPINELLO Local jazz fusion band.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.theworldfamousathens.com

    CASPER AND THE COOKIES Local legends playing eccentric and energetic pop-rock.

    THE PAUL COLLINS BEAT Legendary power-pop figure Paul Collins (The Nerves, The Beat) heads this rotating cast.

Saturday, November 1

5 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

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

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

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

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

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

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

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

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

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

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

    VACATION Fuzzed-out punk band from Cincinatti, OH.
  • New Earth Athens

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Sunday, November 2

3 events

Live Music

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

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

    NUDE BEACH New York City-based power-pop/garage-rock trio drawing comparisons to Tom Petty and Big Star.

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

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

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

    STORMIES New local duo featuring former members of Carrie Nations.

  • The Melting Point

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

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

  • Ted's Most Best

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

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

Monday, November 3

4 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

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

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This weekly series showcases a series of acoustic solo sets from some of the most talented singer-songwriters in town and across the country.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Tuesday, November 4

3 events

Live Music

  • Go Bar

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

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

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

  • Porterhouse Grill

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

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

Wednesday, November 5

5 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

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

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    FALLOW Local three-piece "Southern metal" band.

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

    UNCONSCIOUS DISTURBANCE Brazilian metal band.

    CROOKED GEAR Prog-metal band from Atlanta.
  • The Melting Point

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

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • 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.

Thursday, November 6

8 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    BELLE ADAIR Atmospheric Americana group from Alabama.

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

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    OLD DOMINION Five-piece country-rock band. 

    ERIC DODD Local country and Southern rock singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    LONE BELLOW Soulful country and acoustic alternative rock. 

    FOREIGN FIELDS Electronic folk group from Wisconson.

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

  • Green Room

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

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

  • The Melting Point

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

    DAVE BARNES Earnest, country-tinged singer-songwriter.

    MARC SCIBILIA Nashville-based pop singer-songwriter.

  • New Earth Athens

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

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

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

  • The World Famous

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

    GANTT JONES Local singer-songwriter.

    MIKE YOUNG Singer-songwriter from Anderson, SC.

    THE SUMMER SONICS Local alternative rock band.

Friday, November 7

7 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    KARBOMB High-speed local punk band.

    THE MURDERBURGERS Fast pop-punk band from Scotland. 

    RATIONAL ANTHEM Pop-punk group from Iowa.

    SEAGULLS Punk band from Atlanta.

    STREET SWEEPER Ska-tinged thrash punk band.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

    RANCH GHOST Nashville-based garage-rockers.

  • Max

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

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

  • The Melting Point

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

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

  • New Earth Athens

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SNAP! Organ-heavy funk/jazz tunes delivered by locals Jason Fuller, Benji Shanks, David Yoke, Carlton Owens and Stephen Spivey.

Saturday, November 8

7 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

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

    TRE POWELL Bluesy acoustic tunes with soulful vocals. (8 a.m.)

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

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    CALL ME ISHMAEL Death metal outfit from Clermont, GA.

    UNSOUND CONDITION  Hardcore-inflected metal group from Atlanta.

  • Cloverleaf Farm

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

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

  • Georgia Bar

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

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

  • New Earth Athens

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

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

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

    THE BROADCAST Soulful rock band from Asheville, NC.

  • Nowhere Bar

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

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

Monday, November 10

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    TTOTALS Heavy blues-rock group from Nashville. 

     

  • The Melting Point

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This weekly series showcases a series of acoustic solo sets from some of the most talented singer-songwriters in town and across the country.

Tuesday, November 11

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CHARLIE AND THE FOXTROTS Folk-pop band from Nashville, TN.

    DANDY LINE No info available.

    CRYING WOLF Americana and bluegrass duo out of Vermont.

  • The Melting Point

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

    MIPSO Fun folk and Americana from Chapel Hill, NC.

  • Porterhouse Grill

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

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

Wednesday, November 12

4 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

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

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

    THE HEARD Chicago-based funk and groove band.

  • New Earth Athens

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

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

  • 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.

Thursday, November 13

6 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    VENICE OVERDRIVE Local four-piece alt-rock band.

    PENNYBOY Local indie rock band.

    DOESIN Psychedelic post-rock group from Atlanta.

    THE SUMMER SONICS Local alternative rock band. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    9 p.m. www.hiloathens.com

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

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

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

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

  • New Earth Athens

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

Friday, November 14

6 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    TONGUES Dreamy local pop-rock band.

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

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

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

  • The Classic Center

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

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

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    SCOTT BRANTLEY Dublin, GA-based country singer.

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

  • New Earth Athens

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

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

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

    JEREMY RIDDLE No info available.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.theworldfamousathens.com

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

Saturday, November 15

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

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

    FAKE FLOWERS Local psychedelic-tinged jangle-rock band. 

    DIEALPS! Indie rock band from Tampa, FL.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

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

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE ENDS Funky rock band from Burlington, NC.

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

Monday, November 17

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    MAXIMUM BUSY MUSCLE Reunited local math-rock trio.

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This weekly series showcases a series of acoustic solo sets from some of the most talented singer-songwriters in town and across the country.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Tuesday, November 18

1 event

Live Music

  • Porterhouse Grill

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

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

Wednesday, November 19

5 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

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

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • New Earth Athens

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

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

  • Normaltown Hall

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

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

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

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

Thursday, November 20

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

  • The Classic Center

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    PAPDOSIO Asheville-based electro-rock band.

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

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

  • Normaltown Hall

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

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

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

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

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

Friday, November 21

7 events

Live Music

  • Buffalo's Café

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

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

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CLOUD RECORDINGS FESTIVAL Featuring Scott E. SpillaneShadeMothersThe CryptidesFreehandThe Shoal Creek Stranglers and Coombsbot.

  • The Classic Center

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

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

  • 40 Watt Club

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

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

  • Georgia Bar

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    RANDY ROGERS BAND Country group from Texas.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Saturday, November 22

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CLOUD RECORDINGS FESTIVAL NIGHT 3 Featuring Jade PoppyfieldOld SmokeyNaan Violence/Thee Death PanelsMadeline, El HollinThe New Sound Of Numbers and In Sonitus Lux.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • New Earth Athens

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    LOWDIVE Local ska/reggae band.

Monday, November 24

2 events

Live Music

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This weekly series showcases a series of acoustic solo sets from some of the most talented singer-songwriters in town and across the country.

Tuesday, November 25

1 event

Live Music

  • Porterhouse Grill

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

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