The underground film collective presents a program of locally made microcinema including "The Bloody Brides of Bad Girl Dracula" and "Vincent Price's Skull." See Calendar Pick on p. 19.
Local filmmaker James Preston's documentary takes a look at music, dance, food, stand-up comedy, art and the origins of AthFest.
"Intro to Excel."
THE LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local band.
THE LAST REMNANTS Group playing rock from the '80s, '90s and '00s. Featuring vocalist Courtney Stone from "The Voice."
LEAVING COUNTRIES TRIO Folk-rock from Louis Pelot and company, featuring Jacob Selvaggi on saxophone.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
DAY PARTY Featuring Tom Visions, Umanistan, Suntundra, Se'nam Palmer, Lea Lea and Cole Monroe.
LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.
LIQUID DYNAMITE Local drummer phenom Dwayne Holloway leads this group through improvised jazz, blues and funk.
ALBATROSS Athens group creating an upbeat mixture of jazz, blues and funk.
MAX HIGHTOWER South Carolina-based blues musician.
WHAT WRISTBAND? An unofficial festival showcase featuring Greco, Flashback Flash, Brown Goose, Honey Strikes and Nobody's Darlings.
STEPHEN EVANS Asheville, NC-based folk-rock artist.
Learn new roleplaying games.
The lives of three cousins spin out of control during a family reunion.
The play skewers the human tendency towards acts of dangerous irresponsibility.
Eleven-year-old Winning Foster becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family, who hold the secret for unending youth.
America's goth family comes to life in a musical production. See Theater Notes on p. 19.
Kids who are practicing their knitting can get extra help from Ms. Deborah.
VELVETEEN PINK This local quartet of funksters plays electro-based, groove-laden, upbeat pop music.
LUXURY VEHICLE High-energy duo featuring DJ Reindeer Games with John Swint on drums.
THE VOLTURES Local kid-friendly new wave and power-pop band.
THE NORM Local group that combines funk, reggae, pop, rock and hip hop.
THE KANNONS Folky rock duo featuring two Athens youngsters.
CAULFIELD Athens-based rising band fronted by musician Holden Le Dinh.
LINQUA FRANQA Athens emcee Mariah Parker spits politically charged lyrics inspired by the '90s underground and the study of linguistics.
GOLDEN CAGE New local kids band.
MISNOMER Local nine-piece improvisational fusion group formerly known as Mister Tie Dye.
THE VARSITY BAND Young rock and roll band from Athens.
DIRTY DOZEN BRASS BAND Long-running New Orleans ensemble that blends R&B, jazz, funk, Afro-Latin and Carribbean grooves.
JAY GONZALEZ Athens-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with an affinity for classic pop melodies.
ASHLEY WALLS Up-and-coming country singer-songwriter from Marietta.
CLAIRE CAMPBELL Hope for Agoldensummer singer plays a set of soft, mesmerizing folk tunes.
LAVENDER HOLYFIELD Athens-based experimental pop project.
THE SHUT-UPS Five-piece new-wave power-pop band from Atlanta and Athens.
HANK SULLIVANT Kuroma frontman performs a solo set. Album release show!
JONATHAN PEYTON Folk singer-songwriter from Atlanta.
JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.
JUSTIN AND THE COSMICS Punk band from Nashville, TN.
QUEST GIVER Local experimental indie trio.
MARSHMALLOW COAST Longtime Athens indie-pop band led by songwriter Andy Gonzales.
THE ARCS Long-running local rock four-piece with power-pop influences.
DIVINE FEED Punk- and country-influenced lo-fi pop project from Valdosta.
REBEL UNION Local country duo with influences like Miranda Lambert and Sugarland.
BLUE BLOOD Melodic psych-pop project fronted by songwriter Hunter Morris.
HARVEY FUNKWALKER Athens trio steeped in deep funk roots and laced with tinges of jazz, blues and rock.
TY MANNING & THE SLAWDOG BISCUITS New local band led by former Bearfoot Hooker Manning described as "Ronnie Milsap meets Tom Petty."
CHRYSTAL LEONARD Singer-songwriter from North Carolina.
KENOSHA KID Local group centered around the improv jazz compositions of guitarist Dan Nettles and featuring Rick Lollar, Marlon Patton and Robby Handley.
BREAUX Five-piece punk rock band.
PROPERTY OF BOLTON Athens-based rock and roll four-piece.
RICHARD GUMBY "Top 40 bedroom demos" played by various lineups and led by songwriter Scott Crossman.
VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.
GRAND VAPIDS Local alt-rock band with a dense, dreamy, slowcore-inspired sound.
WESDARULER Athens-based hip-hop producer and emcee with a laid-back, throwback style.
IMMATERIAL POSSESSION Darkly tinged local underground-pop project.
POLAR WAVES Athens-based "alternative classic rock" group.
DON CHAMBERS This longtime local favorite delves into pastoral folk and experimental rock with equal passion.
HUNGER ANTHEM Fuzzed-out, guitar-driven local indie-rock band.
NEIGHBOR LADY Twangy, melodic rock group led by singer-songwriter Emily Braden.
ROBBIE DUDE Local DJ spinning "futuristic, hip hop, electro-soul, funky freshness, wine sippin', bumpin', grindin' bass music."
HOLLY GOLIGHTLY & THE BROKEOFFS Roots-rock group featuring acclaimed singer-songwriter Golightly and partner Lawyer Dave.
KYLE CLARK Country singer-songwriter with influences like Thomas Rhett and Jason Aldean.
MOTHERFUCKER Hard-driving, riffy local rock and roll trio.
BREATHLANES Athens collective playing organic, atmospheric improv.
SONO LUMINI Local electronic-funk jam trio with a big sound and tasty melodies.
SUNNY SOUTH BLUES BAND Local band combining a blues and soul spirit with riffy rock and roll.
DEAD NEIGHBORS This local band plays punky, emotive garage-rock.
ANTLERED AUNT LORD Fuzz-pop project fronted by local songwriter Jesse Stinnard.
TWEN Nashville-based psych-rock group.
WORLDS GREATEST DAD Emo-tinged indie-rock band from Atlanta.
WIEUCA Local band playing cheeky, guitar-driven indie rock.
FIVE EIGHT Legendary Athens band that consistently pumps out boisterous, thoughtful rock and roll.
DOUBLE FERRARI This local band plays virtuosic, riff-laden, instrumental rock.
GEORGIA DISH BOYS Local rock group fronted by singer-songwriter Seth Martin.
PURE COLORS Future-funk group with a dreamy, airy sound.
T. HARDY MORRIS Local singer-songwriter and guitarist plays twangy, reflective folk-rock. Album release show!
DJ NATE Local DJ spins a patchwork of '50s/'60s soul/R&B, garage rock, psychedelic and more.
EUREKA CALIFORNIA Melodic, rough-edged, blown-out local garage-rock duo.
FART JAR Local experimental heavy-rock project.
A.F.T.M. Local band started by a group of UGA students.
NIHILIST CHEERLEADER Local buzz band plays energetic, lo-fi punk rock.
LULLWATER Polished local alternative rock band that explores grunge and Southern rock.
THE DONNER PARTY Mostly-once-a-year Pogues cover band from Globe employees (and ex-employees) delivering the hallowed electricity that made the group an all-time Irish classic.
TELEMARKET Athens-based, punk- and indie-influenced rock group.
SHADE Dissonant, groove-oriented local post-punk band.
ANDY BRUH Local DJ Andy Herrington spins and mixes dubstep, EDM and bass music.
CINEMECHANICA Long-running local four-piece math-rock band with metal and punk edges.
SHEHEHE Local band that draws from old-school punk and arena rock to create a fist-pumping atmosphere.
Parker Curator of Russian Art, Dr. Asen Kirin, will give a lecture in conjunction with "One Heart, One Way: The Journey of a Princely Art Collection."
In this Meet the Artist event, David Hale will guide participants to create their own art on clayboard. Pre-registration required. Hale will also release two new print editions with a percentage of profits benefiting Get Artistic.
The annual festival returns with outdoor stages, an artist market, kids activities and a club crawl. See pages 9–13.
GEORGE THE INFINITE Local DJ spins the best in Top 40, EDM and bass music.