FRIDAY, FEB. 1
Elim Bolt, Brave Baby, Androcles and the Lion, The Last Tycoon @ Farm 255: Lowcountry indie hotshots Elim Bolt and Brave Baby represent the budding Hearts & Plugs label well.
Matt Hudgins & His Shit-Hot Country Band, The Kernal, The Wydelles, Carsie Blanton @ Caledonia Lounge: Tennessee's The Kernal takes classic country and guitar-pops that shit all up.
SATURDAY, FEB. 2
Kalen Nash, Tia Madre @ Farm 255: Athens native/Ponderosa frontman Nash plays a set of his wrenching originals.
Timmy & The Tumblers, Little Gold, Sex BBQ @ Flicker Theatre & Bar: A former member of New York-based buzz band Woods, Christian DeRoeck relocated to Athens last summer and brought his folk-rock outfit with him.