The Montvales

Nowhere Bar 240 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA

7 p.m. (doors), 9:30 p.m. (show). www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

THE MONTVALES Cincinnati duo performing stripped down, banjo-and-harmony driven songs that are equal parts honky tonk mischief and earnest meditation on friendship, heartbreak and place.

Country River Band

VFW (Post 2872) 835 Sunset Dr, Athens

8 p.m. www.facebook.com/vfwpost2872

COUNTRY RIVER BAND Classic country rock band.

Lighthearted, Rose Hotel, Brody Price, Brennan Wedl

Flicker Theatre & Bar 263 W. Washington St., Athens, GA

8 p.m. $12. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

LIGHTHEARTED Local alternative folk rock band anchored by twin sisters Eliza Lemmon and Gracie Huffman.

ROSE HOTEL Atlanta psych-folk project led by singer-songwriter Jordan Reynolds.

BRODY PRICE Dallas indie folk artist.

BRENNAN WEDL Indie country artist from Nashville singing songs inspired by journal entries and personal experiences.

Neal Francis, Danielle Ponder

Georgia Theatre 215 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA

8 p.m. $22 (adv.), $27. www.georgiatheatre.com

NEAL FRANCIS Modern songwriter embracing the soul and funk traditions of the '80s.

DANIELLE PONDER Former public defender turned R&B singer songwriter.

Swear Jar, Commüne, The Grawks

Southern Brewing Co. 231 Collins Industrial Blvd., Athens, GA

RPM Series. 7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show). $7 (adv.), $10 (door). www.sobrewco.com

SWEAR JAR Four-piece band from Athens exploring new horizons in punk, indie and alternative

COMMÜNE Local political/feminist punk band living in revolt.

THE GRAWKS Punk and garage-inspired local rock and roll band.

Songwriters in The Round: Athens All-Stars Show

Hendershot's 237 Prince Ave., Athens

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

SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND A special song-sharing event featuring Athens all-stars Todd Cowart, Rick Fowler, Adam Payne, Ben Reynolds, Joshua Walker, Brodye Brooks, Casey King, Curt Spell and Bo Hembree.

Wet Meadows

Athentic Brewing Co. 108 Park Ave., Athens, GA

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

WET MEADOWS Folksy local "botanical rock" band whose subjects and characters are inspired by natural entities.

Jalen Tyrell Eberhardt

International Grill & Bar 1155 Mitchell Bridge Rd., Athens, GA

7 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/IGBAthensGA

JALEN TYRELL EBERHARDT Born and raised in Athens, Jalen has been playing saxophone since he was 11 years old.

Bloodkin

Nowhere Bar 240 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA

7 p.m. (doors), 9:30 p.m. (show). www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

BLOODKIN Long-running Athens band playing a bluesy style of roots-rock with big guitars and sharply written lyrics.

Jackson County Jamboree

Jackson County Historic Courthouse 85 Washington St., Jefferson, GA

7:30 p.m. $10–15. www.facebook.com/JacksonCountyJamboree

JACKSON COUNTY JAMBOREE The New Apostles of Bluegrass, acoustic duo Marion Montgomery and Glyn Denham, and The Extension Chords bring boot-stomping rhythms and barbershop quartet harmonies to the courthouse.

Tyler Key & The Strangers, Chelsea Lovitt, Rodney Sanders

Flicker Theatre & Bar 263 W. Washington St., Athens, GA

Seth Martin Art Opening. 8 p.m. $10. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

TYLER KEY & THE STRANGERS Multi-instrumentalist of T. Hardy Morris, The Howdies and others plays his own set of folk rock.

CHELSEA LOVITT Nashville musician exploring political themes through the many forms of Southern music.

RODNEY SANDERS No info available.

Scarlet Stitch

The Root 1235 S. Milledge Ave., Athens, GA

9 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/AubreyEntertainmentAthensGA

SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll band from Athens.

Pylon Reenactment Society, Go Public, Tears for the Dying

Ciné Athens, GA

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

PYLON REENACTMENT SOCIETY Vanessa Briscoe Hay and an all-star cast of locals play the music of Pylon, plus new originals.

GO PUBLIC New post-punk band with an old school style.

TEARS FOR THE DYING Local death-rock group fronted by songwriter Adria Stembridge.

Full Moon Jam

Rabbit Hole Studios 1001 Winterville Rd., Athens, GA

6 p.m.–12 a.m. Donations encouraged. www.rabbitholestudios.org

FULL MOON JAM Bring an instrument or borrow one from the Rabbit Hole's extensive collection.

Recurring

Funky Bluester

Southern Brewing Co., Monroe 123 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA

7 p.m. www.sobrewco.com

FUNKY BLUESTER Blues outfit inspired by traditional Chicago and Texas styles.

Murray & Magill

No. 3 Railroad Street #3 Railroad St., Arnoldsville, GA

6:30 p.m. $20 suggested donation. www.3railroad.org

MURRAY & MAGILL Fiddlers Alan Murray and Andrew Finn Magill perform contemporary Irish music.

GA-20, Nik Parr & the Selfless Lovers

Hendershot's 237 Prince Ave., Athens

7 p.m. (show), 8 p.m. (show). $20, $75 reserved table. www.hendershotsathens.com

GA-20 No.1 Billboard chart-topping blues rock trio.

NIK PARR & THE SELFLESS LOVERS High-energy piano-driven rock and roll with soul, funk and blues influences.

Smoggo Sound System

tiny ATH gallery 174 Cleveland Ave., Athens, GA

Gary Autry Closing Reception. 6–9 p.m. Donations accepted. www.tinyathgallery.com

SMOGGO SOUND SYSTEM Jay Domingo of Dog Person and Go Public deejays electronic music.

Kevin Dunn

ATHICA 675 Pulaski St., Athens, GA

7 p.m. Donations encouraged. www.athica.org

KEVIN DUNN Influential in building the new wave scene in Athens during the late '70s through the Fans, he also co-produced albums for The B-52s and Pylon. His current solo project of experimental guitar uses loops and effects to create a hypnotizing soundscape.

Bit Brigade

Georgia Theatre 215 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA

7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show). $17 (adv.), $20. www.georgiatheatre.com

BIT BRIGADE Touring act that performs covers of NES game soundtracks while their gamer speed runs the game.

The Foozer Experience

40 Watt Club 285 W. Washington St., Athens, GA

8 p.m. (doors). $10. www.40watt.com

THE FOOZER EPERIENCE El Scorcho and February Stars present a Weezer and Foo Fighters show based off of their 2005 co-headlining tour of the same name.

Self-Checkout Renaissance, Beat Up, Dead Senate

Ciné Athens, GA

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

SELF-CHECKOUT RENAISSANCE Smart, catch skate punk from Baton Rouge.

BEAT UP Athens agitprop punk.

DEAD SENATE Charlotte hardcore punks going apesh*t.

Carver Commodore, The Echolocations, Sun Trick Pony

Flicker Theatre & Bar 263 W. Washington St., Athens, GA

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

CARVER COMMODORE Florence, AL rock band.

THE ECHOLOCATIONS Local rock band embracing a retro, '60s-inspired sound.

SUN TRICK PONY Athens-based alternative rock band.

Shotgun Shells: A Celebration of Todd McBride Night 1

40 Watt Club 285 W. Washington St., Athens, GA

Shotgun Shells: A Celebration of Todd McBride. 6 p.m. (doors), 6:30 p.m. (show). $10, $25 (three-day pass). www.40watt.com

TREY BOYER BAND Atlanta singer-songwriter. (6:30 p.m.)

THE ARCS Long-running local rock four-piece with power-pop influences. (7 p.m.)

A.D. BLANCO Athens three-piece blending the sounds of pop and garage. (7:30 p.m.)

SHEHEHE Local band that draws from old-school punk and arena rock to create a fist-pumping atmosphere. (8 p.m.)

CLASSIC CITY JUKEBOX Local all-star rock and roll cover band. (8:30 p.m.)

MERCYLAND Reunited local punk band fronted by David Barbe, the owner, chief engineer, and producer of Chase Park Transduction studios and director of UGA's Music Business program. (9 p.m.)

SHOTGUN SAVIORS Featuring Dashboard Saviors guitarist Michael Gibson. (9:30 p.m.)

Mary & the HOT Hotty-Hots

International Grill & Bar 1155 Mitchell Bridge Rd., Athens, GA

7–9 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/IGBAthensGA

MARY & THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Led by Mary Sigalas, the band plays hot jazz and swing music from the '10s, '20s and '30s for your nostalgic partying pleasure.

Janet and the New Dogs

Creature Comforts Brewery 271 W Hancock Ave, Athens, Georgia

7–9 p.m. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

JANET AND THE NEW DOGS Athens band mixing smoking blues and classic rock.

Bleach Garden, Beat Up, Deaf Condors

Southern Brewing Co. 231 Collins Industrial Blvd., Athens, GA

8 p.m. $7. www.facebook.com/AubreyEntertainmentAthensGA

BLEACH GARDEN Atlanta heavy alt rock quartet.

BEAT UP Athens old school punks resisting the darkest timeline.

DEAF CONDORS Experimental garage rock duo comprised of two Peruvian brothers living in Athens and Atlanta.

Matthew Whitaker

Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall 250 River Rd., Athens, GA

7:30 p.m. $30–60. www.uga.pac.edu

MATTHEW WHITAKER American jazz pianist and his quintet perform jazz, Latin music, gospel and R&B.

Louis Romanos Trio

Hendershot's 237 Prince Ave., Athens

8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13. www.hendershotsathens.com

LOUIS ROMANOS TRIO Rhythmically driven and compelling music composed by percussionist Louis Romanos.

Dog Person, The Rishis, Reed Winckler

Buvez 585 Barber Street Suite A, Athens, GA

Primordial Void Presents. 8 p.m. $10. primordialvoiddd@gmail.com

DOG PERSON New local pop group featuring members of The Music Tapes, The Buddy System and Go Public.

THE RISHIS Indie folk with world influences supported by Cloud Recordings.

REED WINCKLER Atlanta-based acoustic singer-songwriter embracing earnest, droll lyrics and DIY style.

Nuclear Tourism, 15,000 Guns, Strait Jacket Strippers, Vangas

Flicker Theatre & Bar 263 W. Washington St., Athens, GA

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

NUCLEAR TOURISM Local band playing surf-punk originals.

15,000 GUNS Unhinged ATL punk.

STRAIT JACKET STRIPPERS Sludge noise band straight from the depths of the sex shop psych ward.

VANGAS Atlanta band incorporating heavy elements of noise rock and post-punk.

Rumours, Nomenclature

Georgia Theatre 215 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA

8 p.m. $25 (adv.), $30. www.georgiatheatre.com

RUMOURS Atlanta-based tribute to Fleetwood Mac that has toured internationally.

NOMENCLATURE Songwriting project of Nashville audio engineer Denny Hanson.

Abbey Road LIVE!

Marigold Auditorium for Arts and Culture 373 N. Church St., Winterville

3 p.m. $8–13. (family matinee). 7 p.m. $15–20. (evening show). bit.ly/MarigoldNightFeb11

ABBEY ROAD LIVE! Beatles tribute act well known in the Southeast. The family matinee will focus on fun hits geared towards kids. The evening Valentine's show, "All You Need is Love," will include two sets of the Beatles' greatest love songs.

Orchid Madness: Botanic Musicale

State Botanical Garden of Georgia 2450 S. Milledge Ave., Athens, GA

6 p.m. $20. botgarden.uga.edu

ORCHID MADNESS: BOTANIC MUSICALE Internationally acclaimed pianist Liza Stepanova performs for the 16th annual Botanic Musicale, a tradition held in honor of the late Neva Fickling. A reception will follow the performance.

Shotgun Shells: A Celebration of Todd McBride Night 2

Nowhere Bar 240 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA

Shotgun Shells: A Celebration of Todd McBride. 6 p.m. (show). $10, $25 (three-day pass). www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

THE ROYAL VELVET Three-piece local rock band led by songwriter Justin Brogdon. (6 p.m.)

LARRY'S HOMEWORK Four-piece Americana and roots rock band from Athens. (7 p.m.)

FIVE EIGHT Legendary Athens band known for its boisterous, thoughtful rock and roll. (8 p.m.)

AMPLIFLYER No info available. (9 p.m.)

DICTATORTOTS Longtime local chaos-cultivators trash the night with post-grunge grooves. (10 p.m.)

DANGFLY Local all-star rock band led by songwriter and guitarist Adam Payne. (11 p.m.)

Bishop and Company

International Grill & Bar 1155 Mitchell Bridge Rd., Athens, GA

7 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/IGBAthensGA

BISHOP AND COMPANY Dance tunes to make you stay on your feet and snap your fingers to the beat.

Mile From Meadow

International Grill & Bar 1155 Mitchell Bridge Rd., Athens, GA

7 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/IGBAthensGA

MILE FROM MEADOW Georgia-based alt-rock three-piece.

The Hobohemians

Hendershots Athens, GA

8 p.m. www.hendershotsathens.com

THE HOBOHEMIANS Eclectic 1920s swing band hosting a Valentine's Day dance party.

Strait Jacket Strippers, Handholder

Flicker Theatre & Bar 263 W. Washington St., Athens, GA

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

STRAIT JACKET STRIPPERS Sludge noise band straight from the depths of the sex shop psych ward.

HANDHOLDER Athens ambient electronic folk rock.

Green Eggs and Pam

The Root 1235 S. Milledge Ave., Athens, GA

8:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/AubreyEntertainmentAthensGA

GREEN EGGS AND PAM Rock, pop and dance tracks from the ‘70s–‘90s.

Bluegrass Jam

Athentic Brewing Co. 108 Park Ave., Athens, GA

2–5 p.m. FREE! www.athenticbrewing.com

BLUEGRASS JAM Players of all skill levels are invited to take place in this open jam, which strives to unite members of the local folk music community.

Shotgun Shells: A Celebration of Todd McBride Night 3

Hendershot's 237 Prince Ave., Athens

Shotgun Shells: A Celebration of Todd McBride. 6 p.m. (show). $10, $25 (three-day pass). www.hendershotsathens.com

MRJORDANMRTONKS Tommy Jordan and William Tonks' collaboration features rootsy guitar picking and paired vocal melodies. (6 p.m.)

MICHAEL WEGNER Local guitarist and member of Abbey Road Live performs solo. Tonight's set features songs from Vic Chesnutt's first album.(7 p.m.)

BETSY FRANCK Soulful, brassy Southern rock and country rooted in tradition, but with a modern sensibility. (8 p.m.)

TRYCOH Brawny, instrumental local rock band.(9 p.m.)

SETH HENDERSHOT AND FRIENDS Local musician and business owner performs with friends. (10 p.m.)

Amy Petrongelli

Ramsey Hall 230 River Rd., Athens, GA

7:30 p.m. $12. www.uga.pac.edu

AMY PETRONGELLI Soprano vocalist joined by pianist Blair Salter.

Hans Condor, Donkey Punch, Don Chambers

Flicker Theatre & Bar 263 W. Washington St., Athens, GA

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

HANS CONDOR High energy, ferocious rock from Nashville. Imagine if Motorhead and MC5 had a baby and named it Godzilla.

DONKEY PUNCH Local menace serving up rock and roll swagger on dirty plate.

DON CHAMBERS Longtime local favorite who delves into pastoral folk and experimental rock with equal passion.

Imani Winds

Ramsey Hall 230 River Rd., Athens, GA

7:30 p.m. $50. www.pac.uga.edu

IMANI WINDS Grammy-nominated wind ensemble performs a program entitled "Black and Brown: Celebrating Composers of Color."

Underground Springhouse, Supper Club

Georgia Theatre 215 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA

6:30 p.m. $16 (adv.), $20. www.georgiatheatre.com

UNDERGROUND SPRINGHOUSE Local jam band exploring the sonic palettes of reggae, country and folk.

SUPPER CLUB Alabama rockers blending psychedelia, indie rock and folk.

Shaun Martin Trio

Hendershots Athens, GA

8 p.m. $20. www.hendershotsathens.com

SHAUN MARTIN TRIO Innovative musician known for his multiple Grammy awards and as a key member of Snarky Puppy.

Mary & the HOT Hotty-Hots

Ciné Athens, GA

Valentine's Day Show. 8–11 p.m. $12. www.athenscine.com

MARY & THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Led by Mary Sigalas, the band plays hot jazz and swing music from the '10s, '20s and '30s for your nostalgic partying pleasure.

STRFKR

Georgia Theatre 215 N. Lumpkin St., Athens, GA

7 p.m. (doors), 8 pm. (show). $22–25. www.georgiatheatre.com

STRFKR High-energy electronica outfit from Portland, OR.