COREY SMITH Singer-songwriter who combines emotional country influences with rough, soulful vocals.
DANIEL HARDIN Singer-songwriter with acoustic and electric blues and rock influences.
THE POWERS Local folk-rock band of brothers.
JEAN JACKET JUMPSUIT No info available.
THE GROOVE CREW BAND Playing hits from the Motown songbook, including Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, Smokey Robinson and Boyz II Men.
TOTAL ASTRONAUT Alt-rock band from South Carolina.
THE VINYL STRANGERS Melodic local folk-rock band.
SONS OF SAILORS Jimmy Buffet cover band, featuring members of the Tony Pritchett Band.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
CROOKED SIDEWALKS Band from Atlanta influenced by '60s and '70s FM rock.
FAMILY AND FRIENDS Local folk-rock sweethearts featuring dynamic percussion and anthemic vocals. See story on p. 11.
THE BROOK & THE BLUFF Upstart folk-rock band from Birmingham, AL.
CASEY HARPER Atlanta-based folk singer-songwriter.
AVERY LEIGH'S NIGHT PALACE Ethereal indie-pop group fronted by former Athenian Avery Draut.
BABY TONY & THE TEENIES Local band plays doo-wop-inspired pop songs about wasting time and having crushes.
THRÜM New local psych band featuring members of Outersea, Sea of Dogs, Hot Fudge and Dream Culture.
LYDIA BRAMBILA Local singer-songwriter and guitarist with a dreamy folk sound.
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
KENNY GEORGE BAND Alt-country group from Aiken, SC.
PICKLED HOLLER Family band blending traditional and jam sounds, with a dedication to dynamics and lush harmonies.
LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.
FAT ARM DADDY Athens-based rhythm and blues trio.
BRAD GERKE Local folk and alt-country singer-songwriter.
THE IDES OF JUNE Atlanta-based band influenced by modern and classic rock.
JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.
ROSIE & THE RATDOGS New local hard-rock group.
GYPSY AT HEART Local collective that mixes Middle Eastern and Indian ragas with classical, jazz and folk.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with three channels of music. One of them is a request line!
DJ DREAM DOG Local DJ brings the dance party.
Adults of all abilities can read out loud and discuss books. Thursdays, 1 p.m. 706-795-5597, www.athenslibrary.org/madison
Teens can talk about what's bothering them. Ages 11–18.
Discover new and interesting chapter books to read. Grades 3–6.
"Intro to Word 2010."
(Nimbl Athens, 160 Winston Dr.) Chet Thomas leads Iyengar Yoga for all levels. Mondays through Nov. 12, 9 a.m. $18 per class or $150 for 10 classes. www.nimblathens.com
Dress up in your favorite color! Live music by Avery Leigh's Night Palace, Baby Tony and the Teenies, Thrüm and Lydia Brambila. Plus, dancing with DJ Mahogany, tarot readings and face painting. Proceeds benefit the Athens Area Arts Council.
(J's Bottle Shop, 1452 Prince Ave.) Manilla Express will be at this Friday Wine Winedown to pair Filipino food with craft wine.
Learn about volunteer opportunities at ACCA.
Learn new roleplaying games.
Watch Juice the story of four inner-city teens starring Tupac Shakur. Music videos and a Midnight Mega-Mix of 90s hip hop by Chief Rocka and friends to follow.
The Athens Dart Association has open sign-up through Aug. 24. Join a team or form your own. www.athensdarts.com