COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, March 5

10 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

    WHITE VIOLET Local group led by songwriter Nate Nelson, playing haunting, brooding, atmospheric indie-pop.

    PENICILLIN BABY "Space-trash" band from Nashville, TN. 

    FAYE WEBSTER Folk singer-songwriter from Atlanta.

  • Dos Palmas Restaurant & Cantina

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-353-7771

    TRE POWELL FEAT. THE BIG SMOOTH Bluesy acoustic tunes with soulful vocals.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    OF MONTREAL Long-running local psych-pop group known for its outlandish stage presence.

    YONATAN GAT High-octane guitar virtuoso known for his work with Israeli math-rock group Monotonix. See story on p. 13.

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

  • The Foundry

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

    ZACH DEPUTY Singer-songwriter from Bluffton, SC who describes his sound as a combination of jam, funk and soul.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CONSIDER THE SOURCE New York trio who describe themselves as "sci-fi Middle Eastern funk."

    TAUK Jammy, instrumental rock-fusion band from NYC.

    THE MANTRAS A high-energy mix of funk-rock, Middle Eastern, electronica and metal. 

  • The Grotto

    10 p.m. 706-549-9933

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

    LOUIS PHILLIP PELOT & LANDON TRUST Playing American folk, rock and blues.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    CARL LINDBERG TRIO The local Latin jazz bassist leads his new trio.

  • Kumquat Mae Bakery Café

    6:30 p.m. 706-850-1442

    REPENT AT LEISURE Fun-loving, rowdy, Irish pub band playing traditional as well as modern Irish music.

  • 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, March 6

12 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-369-3040

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

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    ADIA VICTORIA "Back-porch blues" singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN. 

    BUXTON Garage-rock meets lush harmonies and plucked folk guitar in the music of this Houston, TX-based band.

    LILLY HIATT Edgy, Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN. 

    PADRE Local indie band featuring members of Dana Swimmer and Mothers.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

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

    PLAYGROUND HERO Local "urban alternative rock band" that combines rock and hip hop.

    BLACKNERDNINJA Eugene Willis delivers bookish, explosive rhymes over organic, high-energy beats.

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. $8 (adv.), $12 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE GRAINS OF SAND Local band with a four-piece horn section offering up your favorite '60s and '70s beach and Motown music.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    DIARRHEA PLANET Anthemic rock band from Nashville with a sense of humor.

    FAUX FEROCIOUS Nashville, TN-based sloppy, lo-fi rock band with pop sensibilities.

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

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

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

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

    STRICTLY RICKLI Local experimental family band featuring songwriter and musician Ash Rickli.

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

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

    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. www.hendershotscoffee.com

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

    RICK LOLLAR Indie singer-songwriter from Tallahassee, FL. 

    CLAY EVANS Rock and R&B songwriter from Nashville, TN. 

  • 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.

  • Kumquat Mae Bakery Café

    7 p.m. www.kumquatmaebakery.com

    THE NOW AND THEN BAND Playing a mix of bluegrass, country and Americana covers and originals.

  • Live Wire

    7 p.m. www.livewireathens.com

    T.O.T.M. Space-rock and "cosmic poetry" group from Columbus, GA.

  • Lumpkin Street Station

    10 p.m. $8. www.facebook.com/LumpkinStreetStation

    CONEY ISLAND ROCK N ROLL ROADSHOW Featuring performances by the Cut Throat Freak Show, Scarlett Storm Burlesque, Jesse Ray Carter Trio, Potwhole, Daddy Stitches and more.

  • 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.

Saturday, March 7

14 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-369-3040

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

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    WHAT MOON THINGS Indie rock band from New Paltz, NY influenced by groups like Modest Mouse and The Cure.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    NEW NATURE New local jam-rock band.

    VACATION Fuzzed-out punk band from Cincinatti, OH.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    HOUSTON IN THE BLIND New local three-piece fronted by songwriter Charlie Garrett.

    TIA MADRE Band fronted by Walker Howle of Dead Confederate fame, featuring Matt Stoessel, Ivey Hughes, Paul McHugh and Bryan Howard.

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

  • The Foundry

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

    MARSHALL CRENSHAW Pop-rock singer-songwriter known for hits like "Someday, Someway."

    THE BOTTLE ROCKETS Underrated, quasi-legendary alt-country band. See Calendar Pick on p. 17.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. www.georgiatheatre.com

    GOGOL BORDELLO Hard-touring Gypsy punk act from New York City.

    FLY GOLDEN EAGLE Upstart, Nashville-based rockers.

  • Go Bar

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

    HURRICANES OF LOVE Experimental group from Boston that describes its music as "spiritual mountain psych gangsta folk."

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

    REALISTIC PILLOW New local indie band.

    LITTLE HOWLIN' WOLF Alias of eccentric and prolific Chicago-based street musician James Pobiega.

    DJ BLOWPOP Joe Kubler (Bubbly Mommy Gun) spins a set of tunes.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    BIG C & THE VELVET DELTA A modern take on traditional blues, rock and R&B from this local group. 

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

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

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

    V-8 DEATH CAR Rowdy punk band from Montgomery, AL.

    STREET SWEEPER Ska-tinged thrash punk band.

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

  • Live Wire

    9 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door) www.livewireathens.com

    JIMKATA Electro-rock band blending heavy beats, synthy hooks and big guitars.

    MOMCAT Lyrically driven rock and roll duo from Atlanta.

  • Lumpkin Street Station

    10 p.m. $20. www.facebook.com/LumpkinStreetStation

    WHITEY MORGAN AND THE 78S Old-school honky tonk country outfit from Flint, MI. See Calendar Pick on p. 17.

  • Morton Theatre

    7 p.m. www.mortontheatre.com

    ATHENS HIP HOP AWARDS The annual awards show celebrating local hip hop culture returns for a third year. See story on p. 12.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    CARLA LEFEVER AND THE RAYS This band, led by longtime Athenian LeFever, plays old-school jams, groovy funk and sweet pop.

Sunday, March 8

2 events

Live Music

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    KEVN KINNEY The Drivin' N' Cryin' frontman performs a set of his solo material.

    TIM KNOL Singer-songwriter from the Netherlands performs a set of solo folk.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8 p.m. www.hiloathens.com

    THE UKIAH DRAG Boston-based punk rock band. 

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

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

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

Monday, March 9

7 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CAPSULA Spanish native band playing psychedelic rock laced with "brutal fuzz."

    FEATHER TRADE This local band plays lush, moody post-pop.

    BEL VAS Local alt-rock group influenced by jazz, surf and bossa nova.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    PREE Experimental pop group from Washington, D.C.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE HOOT Monthly showcase put on by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society. This month's Hoot features The Vinyl StrangersMrJordanMrTonks and HoneychildTommy Jordan opens and hosts.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MODEST MOUSE The Pacific Northwest indie rock legends return to Athens after more than 10 years. See story on p. 14.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    CURT OREN Minimalist, experimental saxophonist and composer from Iowa.

    KILLICK Freeform jazz experimentalist Killick Hinds coaxes sounds from unconventional instruments like his H'arpeggione and his "harp guitar," Big Red.

    ALEC LIVADITIS Local experimental musician performs solo.

    MAGICICADA Alter ego of Atlanta-based noise/electronic artist Chris White.

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

  • Live Wire

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

    IKE STUBBLEFIELD TRIO Soulful R&B artist Ike Stubblefield is a Hammond B3 virtuoso who cut his teeth backing Motown legends like the Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Tuesday, March 10

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    HISS GOLDEN MESSENGER North Carolina's M.C. Taylor plays laid-back folk-rock with hints of Wilco and the Grateful Dead.

    TWINSMITH Omaha, NE-based rock group on Saddle Creek Records.

  • The Foundry

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

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

    DALTON GANG BAND Country and Southern rock band from Jefferson, GA. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    ANTHONY D'AMATO Singer-songwriter on New West Records who has recorded with members of Bon Iver, Megafaun and others.

  • Kumquat Mae Bakery Café

    7 p.m. www.kumquatmaebakery.com

    DK & THE JOY MACHINE New York-based group featuring "humorous tenderness, feminist anthems, alt-folk and acoustic punk."

Wednesday, March 11

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    SCREAMING FEMALES New Jersey-based indie-punk trio fronted by diminutive and energetic guitarist Marissa Paternoster.

    DOWNTOWN BOYS "Dance-punk-politics" band from Providence, RI. 

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

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

  • The Foundry

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

    AMERICOPIA Local Americana/roots-rock band. Playing for Tommy Jordan's retirement party.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DIABLO SANDWICH & DR. PEPPER New local acoustic band featuring Bo Hembree, Adam Poulin and Scotty Nichols.

  • 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, March 12

1 event

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

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

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

Friday, March 13

6 events

Live Music

  • Buffalo's Café

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

    THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A showcase of local-singer-songwriters, including Brett VaughnLarry Forte, Jessica Fore and Michael Lesousky.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    SAM SNIPER Local alt-country band playing grunge-influenced, energetic and heartfelt tunes.

    SMALL REACTIONS "Nerve-pop" band from Atlanta.

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

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

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

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

    MAXIMUM BUSY MUSCLE Reunited local math-rock trio.

    THE PLAGUE Original, ballsy rock harkening back to The Stooges, Sonic Youth and The MC5.

    LOS MEESFITS Misfits covers done Cuban salsa style!

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MASSEUSE Five peice alternative funk-jam band from Murfreesboro, TN.

  • 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.

Saturday, March 14

3 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    METH WAX Local, punk-inspired lo-fi acoustic pop outfit.

    BOY New local hard rock duo featuring members of Nurture and Waitress.

    VUNDABAR Eclectic and melodic indie rock band from Boston, MA.

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

     

     

  • 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.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    THE VOODOO FIX Los Angeles-based band with a gritty and soulful take on blues-rock.

Sunday, March 15

1 event

Live Music

Monday, March 16

2 events

Live Music

  • Live Wire

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

    IKE STUBBLEFIELD TRIO Soulful R&B artist Ike Stubblefield is a Hammond B3 virtuoso who cut his teeth backing Motown legends like the Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Tuesday, March 17

4 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARTY Featuring Irish music from The Green Flag Band and Bandit's Roost followed by a raucous tribute to The Pogues by The Knockouts. This year the event celebrates its 10th anniversary. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE GENTRY Traditional and original Irish music trio.

  • Nowhere Bar

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

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

  • Pouch Savory World of Pies

    8 p.m. 706-395-6696

    REPENT AT LEISURE Fun-loving, rowdy, Irish pub band playing traditional as well as modern Irish music.

Wednesday, March 18

4 events

Live Music

  • Lumpkin Street Station

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

    CHAMOMILE AND WHISKEY Twangy, energetic folk collective from central Virginia.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DIABLO SANDWICH & DR. PEPPER New local acoustic band featuring Bo Hembree, Adam Poulin and Scotty Nichols.

  • Porterhouse Grill

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

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    REDLEG HUSKY Bluesy Americana group from Boone, NC.

Thursday, March 19

5 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

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

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    WALDEN Georgia native four piece playing smooth rock influenced by Mumford and Sons and Coldplay. 

    BRIDGES Local folk-rock group featuring Alex Young.

    SON & THIEF Local indie rock band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $39.50-118.50. www.georgiatheatre.com

    STS9 Influential Atlanta-based electronic rock band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

    THE DOCTORS AND THE LAWYERS Groove-oriented rock group from Tuscaloosa, AL.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Friday, March 20

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    SAVAGIST Heavy-hitting local metal band. Album release party!

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $39.50-118.50. www.georgiatheatre.com

    STS9 Influential Atlanta-based electronic 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.

  • Nowhere Bar

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

    THE GREAT BARRIER REEFS Steel pan-led funk/jazz group based in Nashville.

  • 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.

Saturday, March 21

5 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $14 (adv.), $16 (door). www.40watt.com

    SHAKEY GRAVES The alias of Texas-based country musician and actor Alejandro Rose-Garcia.

    NIKKI LANE South Carolina native Americana singer-songwriter. 

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    BUCKWHEAT ZYDECO Legendary Zydeco artist who has opened for and collaborated with the likes of Eric Clapton and U2 and performed at the 1996 Olympics closing ceremonies. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $39.50-118.50. www.georgiatheatre.com

    STS9 Influential Atlanta-based electronic 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.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    BOSLEY Soulful pop-rock band from Baltimore, MD. 

Monday, March 23

4 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    LUCINDA WILLIAMS Legendary Americana singer-songwriter from Louisana. 

    KENNETH BRIAN BAND Country-rock four-piece from Decatur, AL. 

  • Live Wire

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

    IKE STUBBLEFIELD TRIO Soulful R&B artist Ike Stubblefield is a Hammond B3 virtuoso who cut his teeth backing Motown legends like the Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Tuesday, March 24

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    BLACK PUSSY Rock and roll band that sounds "like Tarantino directing a Thin Lizzy video in the low desert."

    MARSES Local "party-doom" four-piece band. 

    VOLT No info available. 

  • The Foundry

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

    SCOTT BRANTLEY Dublin, GA-based country singer.

    THE BIG COOLER CREW No information available. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    VINYL THIEF Electro-rock band from Nashville, TN.

    THE NORTHERN FACES Alternative rock group from New York.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    STOKESWOOD Mellow, modern alt-rock band from Atlanta that experiments with atmospheric sounds.

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

Wednesday, March 25

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    SWEARING AT MOTORISTS Long-running indie rock duo from Dayton, OH. 

    DTCV Los Angeles-based post-punk band featuring former members of Guided By Voices and Tennis System.

  • Live Wire

    Slingshot Festival. 6 p.m. www.slingshotathens.com

    JAPAN NITE Featuring four bands from Japan, including a ll-female rock trio TsuShiMaMiRe, young synth quartet The fin., '70s-style hard rock act Quorum, new wave duo Zarigani$ and Tokyo girl band Bo-Peep.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DIABLO SANDWICH & DR. PEPPER New local acoustic band featuring Bo Hembree, Adam Poulin and Scotty Nichols.

  • 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, March 26

3 events

Live Music

Friday, March 27

4 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    KINCHAFOONEE COWBOYS Country band from Albany, GA.

  • 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.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • 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.

Saturday, March 28

2 events

Live Music

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Monday, March 30

2 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    SYLVAN ESSO Candid and critically adored indie-pop duo with tumultuous grooves. 

  • Live Wire

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

    IKE STUBBLEFIELD TRIO Soulful R&B artist Ike Stubblefield is a Hammond B3 virtuoso who cut his teeth backing Motown legends like the Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. 

Tuesday, March 31

1 event

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

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

Wednesday, April 1

2 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CARELESS PILOTS Garage-rock band from Atlanta.

    SWEET HEART BEETS Local psychedelic funk band with eclectic instrumentals.

    THE NICK AUSTIN TRIO Local rhythm rock three-piece. 

  • 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, April 2

1 event

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

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

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

Friday, April 3

3 events

Live Music

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

Saturday, April 4

1 event

Live Music

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.