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Friday, July 11

19 events

Live Music

  • Butt Hutt Bar-B-Q

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

    JAKE DAVIS Member of the band Southfire plays a solo set.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CIRCULATORY SYSTEM Long-running local psychedelic rock ensemble featuring members of the Olivia Tremor Control. Album release show! See story on p. 12.

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

    GOLDEN BROWN Side project of Spirit Hair's Neil Golden.

  • Cutters Pub

    10 p.m. 706-353-9800

    FISTFUL OF STEEL Rage Against the Machine tribute act.

    STRATUM Local progressive rock band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    T.S. WOODWARD Local pianist and songwriter playing "post-Ragtime neo-Victorian pop-rock."

    DEEP CHATHAM Duo playing music characterized by driving rhythms, intricate harmonies and haunting melodies.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    JORDAN RAGER Country singer-songwriter from Loganville.

    JON LANGSTON Georgia-based country songwriter influenced by Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson Tim Mcgraw, Guns N' Roses, Staind and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

  • 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

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

    EMPIRE THEORY Indie alt-rock/pop band from Orlando, FL.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

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

    ETIENNE DE ROCHER West Coast transplant plays "a unique style of indie rock."

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

  • Green Room

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

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

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

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    ANTOON, JP AND JOHNNY New trio from Athens playing classic Django Reinhardt gypsy swing tunes, as well as Americana and old vaudeville standards.

    MRJORDANMRTONKS Collaboration between longtime Athens musicians Tommy Jordan and William Tonks, featuring rootsy guitar picking and paired vocal melodies.

  • 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 Melting Point

    Motown Downtown. 8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $8 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    DWIGHT WILSON AND THE CLASSIC CITY SOUL Famous for Motown and R&B sound, this group offers soulful R&B.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. www.newearthmusichall.com

    ISKA DHAAF Seattle-based post-pop duo featuring heavy rhythms and cutting melodic hooks.

  • Nowhere Bar

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

    MOOSE KICK Funky reggae-rock band from Charleston, SC.

  • 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 Office Lounge

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

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

  • Sundown Saloon

    9:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1180

    AVERY DYLAN PROJECT Southern rock and Texas blues, originals and covers.

  • VFW

    8 p.m. 706-543-5940

    RAMBLIN' COUNTRY BAND Georgia-based traditional country band.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.theworldfamousathens.com

    THE DONKEYS Sunny, poppy indie rock band from San Diego, CA. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

Saturday, July 12

14 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

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

    SEAN ARINGTON Local indie band. (8 a.m.)

    BORDERHOP TRIO High lonesome pickin' and singing from Athens' own bluegrass outfit. (10 a.m.)

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    LEE ANN PEPPERS Local singer-songwriter playing an acoustic set with a mix of covers and originals.

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

    JESSE NIGHSWONGER Atlanta-based singer-songwriter.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE SHOAL CREEK STRANGLERS Local roots-folk duo featuring members of The Humms.

    WHISKEY No info available.

  • The Flight Deck

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-613-1764

    AVERY DYLAN PROJECT Southern rock and Texas blues, originals and covers.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    THE ROCK*A*TEENS The legendary Atlanta-based garage-rock group returns to the stage after many years. See story on p. 13.

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

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    MARK CUNNINGHAM & THE NATIONALS Local songwriter Cunningham is backed by a group of talented musicians.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    EOTO Electronic-inspired rock, house, jazz and jam mixture that aims for a dubstep/breakbeat sound.

    HIGHER LEARNING Combines "a sonic palette of rock, electronica, jazz, hip-hop, ambient and world music."

  • Green Room

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

    NICHOLAS MALLIS & THE BOREALIS Mallis, of Sam Sniper and Yo Soybean, strikes out on his own with "a cross between David Bowie, The Ventures, and a little bit of Neil Diamond." Album release show!

    GRAND VAPIDS Formerly known as Androcles and the Lion, this local alt-folk band has a lush, rolling, slowcore-inspired sound.

    OAK HOUSE A mix of prog, folk, indie and everything in between (formerly known as Sehrmann and Cedar Waxwing).

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    CHECK THE SIGNS Uplifting local family band. Album release show!

  • 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. FREE! www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

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

  • The Melting Point

    6:30 p.m. $5 (adv.), $8 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

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

    DIRTY DOORS Doors tribute band.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

    BATTLE OF THE BANDS Ten bands play to find a winner.

Sunday, July 13

1 event

Live Music

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    Project Safe Benefit. 8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    THE HOBOHEMIANS This six-piece acoustic band plays popular American and European roots music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s: a potent mix of proto-jazz, blues and folk.

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

Monday, July 14

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    SCOTT LOW Solo set from the Efren frontman. 

    CALEB CAUDLE New Orleans-based songwriter playing soulful alt-country and roots-pop.

    AARON LEE TASJAN Nashville artist whose lyrics include insight, brutal honesty and humor.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

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

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

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

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

Tuesday, July 15

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    TALL TALL TREES  Psychedelic folk artist Mike Savino plays tunes with his "Banjotron 5000."

    CHRISTOPHER PAUL STELLING Brooklyn-based artist who specializes in intense, gothic folk.

    MOTHS Jacob Morris plays an acoustic sort of '70s folk-rock with a pop sensibility and an inevitable psychedelic tinge.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    CONNOR PLEDGER Singer/songwriter from Atlanta inspired by blues, alternative rock and pop hits. 

    PAUL PFAU John Mayer-esque singer-songwriter from the rural hills of western Maryland.

  • Nowhere Bar

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

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL Host Clarence "Big C" Cameron presents this week's showcase of singer-songwriter talent, featuring Julie Holmes and Chris Moore. Listen in live at hounddogradio.net.

Wednesday, July 16

6 events

Live Music

  • Ciné Barcafé

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

    CHRIS SCHLARB Acclaimed Los Angeles-based guitarist and composer performs a set of experimental, psychedelic, jazz-informed music.

    MOTHER'S ARMS New local psych duo whose music is preoccupied with flooded tropical landscapes and slowly sinking ships.

    HAND SAND HANDS Experimental, highly psychedelic electronic sounds from Jonathan Miller.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE DANGEROUS IDIOTS Unpretentious, melodic rock and roll band.

  • Go Bar

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

    MANNY AND THE DEEPTHROATS Local experimental sound/video artist Manny Lage explores concepts in performative culture.

    DEAD NEIGHBORS Formerly known as A Lot More Less, this local band plays grunge- and shoegaze-inspired rock tunes.

    DUDE MAGNETS Noisy indie-rock chaos.

    TOM VISIONS Post-mystical, electronic, psychedelic folk music from the artist formerly known as Tom(b) Television.

    LIP GENERATION Wyatt Pless' solo noise project, reminiscent of early Wolf Eyes with a slight hint of hip hop.

  • Nowhere Bar

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

    SATURN VALLEY Local progressive jam fusion band.

  • 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

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

Thursday, July 17

10 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a "mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics." The band is celebrating 60-plus weeks of Thursday shows.

    DOYLE WILLIAMS The former Rehab guitarist plays a set of solo songs.

  • DePalma's Italian Cafe

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-552-1237 (Timothy Road location)

    THE TINY JAZZ ARKESTRA Featuring members of the Athens A-Train Band, POC and original members of Efren playing original and standard jazz tunes. Every Thursday in July!

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    CAPITAL ARMS Six-piece indie rock band from Atlanta. 

    LAST OF US Local post-metal band in no way affiliated with the award-winning videogame of the same name.

    DEVON GEORGE Local guitarist. 

    SWIM TRAINER No information available.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CLAY LEVERETT & FRIENDS Some of Athens' finest country music!

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    BLAKE RAINEY AND HIS DEMONS Atlanta-based, Americana-tinged rock and roll band.

    MARCH The new group led by songwriter Dodd Ferrelle and featuring Marcus Thompson, Tim Adams, Taylor Sproull and Adam Poulin.

  • The Melting Point

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

    CARL LINDBERG AND TREY WRIGHT Local jazz musicians team up for a set.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. He hosts an "all-star jam" every Thursday.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    Tomatoes at Terrapin Athens Nurses Clinic Benefit. 5:30 p.m. $20 (adv.), $24 (door). www.terrapinbeer.com

    MRJORDANMRTONKS Collaboration between longtime Athens musicians Tommy Jordan and William Tonks, featuring rootsy guitar picking and paired vocal melodies.

    BETSY FRANCK Soulful, brassy Southern rock and country songs rooted in tradition, but with a modern sensibility.

    WILDCATS Long-running local blues group.

    SUPERGROUP MEGABAND A collaboration between several local musicians.
  • Willy's Mexicana Grill

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-548-1920

    CRAIG GLEASON Georgia-based songwriter plays beachy, folky acoustic tunes every Thursday.

Friday, July 18

4 events

Live Music

  • Butt Hutt Bar-B-Q

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

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

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    BIT BRIGADE Local supergroup plays the soundtrack to various vintage video games while Noah McCarthy plays—and beats—the game onstage. Tonight, they will be performing The Legend of Zelda.

    LAZER/WULF This avant-metal instrumental trio mixes in prog, thrash and more eclectic influences for a high-energy and highly entertaining live show. Record release show!

  • 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

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

Saturday, July 19

7 events

Live Music

  • Cloverleaf Farm

    2 p.m. $38. 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 The Whigs, The Whiskey Gentry, JP Harris and the Tough Choices, Rolling Nowhere, The Deslondes and Banditos.

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    JOE CAT Local troubadour whose influences range from Steve Earle and Townes Van Zant to Johnny Cash.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    NIGHTMARES ON WAX Legendary and innovative UK trip-hop producer. 

    MURK DADDY FLEX Laid-back, sample-driven, old-school hip-hop beats from Terence Chiyezhan.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    WATER LIARS Rootsy, simplistic, gritty folk-rock duo out of Mississippi.

    PRESTON LOVINGGOOD Former Wild Sweet Orange frontman performs a solo set.

    SARA RACHELE Independent singer-songwriter from Decatur, 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.

  • Nuçi's Space

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

    CAMP AMPED FINALE SHOW Session 2 of Camp Amped concludes with bands of young musicians showcasing the originals and covers they learned during camp.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SHAWN WILCOX BAND Power duo incorporating electronics with Americana songs.

Sunday, July 20

1 event

Live Music

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

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

    QUIET EVENINGS Winterville's Grant and Rachel Evans blend modern classical, neo-kosmische, electroacoustic, field recordings and sound art that is at times somber and elegiac, while at others soaring and celebratory.

    SPARKLING WIDE PRESSURE Tennessee's Frank Baugh plays calm, soothing, mostly guitar-based music, often based on dreamy explorations and improvisations.

Monday, July 21

1 event

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    BETSY FRANCK Soulful, brassy Southern rock and country songs rooted in tradition, but with a modern sensibility.

    CONNOR CHRISTIAN Singer-songwriter from Atlanta playing a solo set seperate from his "Southern Gothic" bandmates. 

Wednesday, July 23

2 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    10 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    A SUNNY DAY IN GLASGOW Influential, Philadelphia-based shoegaze band returns with a new album and tour after a four-year hiatus. 

  • 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, July 24

7 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a "mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics." The band is celebrating 60-plus weeks of Thursday shows.

    DOYLE WILLIAMS The former Rehab guitarist plays a set of solo songs.

  • DePalma's Italian Cafe

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-552-1237 (Timothy Road location)

    THE TINY JAZZ ARKESTRA Featuring members of the Athens A-Train Band, POC and original members of Efren playing original and standard jazz tunes. Every Thursday in July!

  • 40 Watt Club

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

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

    BEN SHIRLEY Acoustic singer-songwriter based in Atlanta.

    JAKE DECKER Atlanta folk-rock group. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • The Melting Point

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

    CARL LINDBERG AND TREY WRIGHT Local jazz musicians team up for a set.

  • 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.

  • Willy's Mexicana Grill

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-548-1920

    CRAIG GLEASON Georgia-based songwriter plays beachy, folky acoustic tunes every Thursday.

Friday, July 25

5 events

Live Music

  • Ciné Barcafé

    9 p.m. www.athenscine.com

    THE HUMMINBIRD Chicago artist Muyassae Kurdi's psych project that blends reverb drenched vocals, autoharp, organ, tanpura, samples and electronics that open up unknown vistas.

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

    KUSA 87 Local experimental band creating visual soundscapes through tapes, pedals, vinyl and more.

    GINKO Edgar Lopez's fuzzy, beat-driven experimental hip hop project. 

    ANTLERED AUNT LORD Fuzz-pop guitar/drums project of local producer and songwriter Jesse Stinnard. 
  • 40 Watt Club

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

    THE DICTATORTOTS These longtime Athenian chaos-cultivators stomp about and trash the night with post-grunge grooves. 

  • 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

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

    KINCHAFOONEE COWBOYS Intensely patriotic country band from Albany, GA.

    KAITLYN BAKER Up-and-coming country artist raised in West Virginia coal-mining culture. 

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

Saturday, July 26

4 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    4 on the Floor. 10 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    BROTHERS Local band plays swirling, folky tunes that are rich with strings, twisted overdubs and haunting vocals.

    PROGRAMS Local high-school duo has expanded into a full-blown grown-up dance-pop project.

    SEMICIRCLE Ongoing folk-rock project from Reptar drummer Andrew McFarland.

    GRAND VAPIDS Formerly known as Androcles and the Lion, this local alt-folk band has a lush, rolling, slowcore-inspired sound.

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    TRE POWELL Bluesy acoustic tunes with soulful vocals. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $10. www.georgiatheatre.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.

  • 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.

Monday, July 28

1 event

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE WYDELLES Local band playing country and melodramatic popular songs.

    MATT HUDGINS Local songwriter plays "songs about drinking, jail, love and death, all done in the popular 'country and western' musical style."

Tuesday, July 29

1 event

Live Music

Wednesday, July 30

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.

Thursday, July 31

5 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a "mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics." The band is celebrating 60-plus weeks of Thursday shows.

    DOYLE WILLIAMS The former Rehab guitarist plays a set of solo songs.

  • DePalma's Italian Cafe

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-552-1237 (Timothy Road location)

    THE TINY JAZZ ARKESTRA Featuring members of the Athens A-Train Band, POC and original members of Efren playing original and standard jazz tunes. Every Thursday in July!

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • The Melting Point

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

    CARL LINDBERG AND TREY WRIGHT Local jazz musicians team up for a set.

  • 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, August 1

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    COSMIC CHARLIE Grateful Dead covers like you've never heard before. This set will be a celebration of Jerry Garcia's birthday. 

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

Saturday, August 2

3 events

Live Music

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    CALEB KEITH Local singer-songwriter performs an acoustic set.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    JONATHAN BYRD Lauded North Carolina-based songwriter who brings together the Texas songwriting tradition with Southern storytelling and hot guitar-picking in the line of North Carolina greats Doc Watson and Tony Rice.

  • 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.

Wednesday, August 6

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.

Thursday, August 7

3 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a "mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics." The band is celebrating 60-plus weeks of Thursday shows.

    DOYLE WILLIAMS The former Rehab guitarist plays a set of solo songs.

  • The Melting Point

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

    CARL LINDBERG AND TREY WRIGHT Local jazz musicians team up for a set.

  • 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, August 8

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.

Saturday, August 9

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.