Dead Letter Office

Southern Brewing Co. 231 Collins Industrial Blvd., Athens

7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show). $10 (adv.), $15. www.facebook.com/AubreyEntertainmentAthensGA DEAD LETTER OFFICE New York-based R.E.M. tribute band dedicated to faithfully reproducing the energy of the original act.

Guillotine A.D., Beast Mode, Corrupted Saint

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

Shadebeast Presents. 9 p.m. (doors). $10. www.flickertheatreandbar.com GUILLOTINE A.D. Local death metal band celebrates the release of its new album, Born To Fall. BEAST MODE Local groove/thrash-metal band that offers "the heaviest metal in the city." CORRUPTED SAINT Florida death thrash band.

Rude Squid

Hendershot's Coffee 237 Prince Ave., Athens

8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotsathens.com RUDE SQUID Local jazz trio consisting of Jeremy Raj on guitar, Luca Lombardi on bass and Louis Romanos on drums.

Afro Caribbean 1st Fridays

The Sound Track 321 E. Clayton St., Athens

9 p.m. $10. 678-740-3884 AFRO CARIBBEAN 1ST FRIDAYS Dance to a mix of reggae, afro-beat, hip hop, dancehall and salsa with DJ Charger. Free entry for cancers and ladies until 10:30 p.m. with RSVP.

Daddy’s Beemer, Coma Therapy, Dinner Time

The Globe 199 N Lumpkin St, Athens

9 p.m. (doors), 10 p.m. (show). $12. www.facebook.com/globe.athens DADDY’S BEEMER Dancey indie-rock band on tour from South Carolina. COMA THERAPY Post-punk darkwave act. DINNER TIME Five-piece Atlanta band fusing genres of indie pop, nu-funk, slacker garage rock and psychedelic music.