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Thursday, April 19

12 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    7 p.m. FREE! www.akademiabc.com

    TY WICKER Local artist playing a blend of classical and popular music.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

    ROBBIE O'SULLIVAN Classic rock singer-songwriter from Statesboro.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    BASS NIGHT An evening of electronic music, featuring Canvas, Optimal Grime, Partywithgunther, Kelly Romo, Auntie Venim and more.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $10. www.40watt.com

    JAMESON RODGERS Up-and-coming pop-country singer-songwriter.

    HUNTER PHELPS Country rock musicians.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    ERIC DODD BAND Nashville-based Southern rock and country group. 

    JOSH BRANNON BAND South Carolina-based country band. 

    JORDAN ROWE Country singer-songwriter from South Georgia.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $35. www.georgiatheatre.com

    JAMEY JOHNSON Alabama native and country singer-songwriter.

    MOLLY STEVENS Country singer-songwriter known for appearing on "The Voice."

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    TRUETT Atlanta-based punk and soul singer-songwriter.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    DWTAS Team 9 Fundraiser. 8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    JAZZ JAM Some of our town's most talented musicians get together at this happening. Bring your axe, or grab a table and give an ear.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742.

    LIVE OAK No info available.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.

  • WUOG 90.5 FM

    Live in the Lobby. 8 p.m. FREE! www.wuog.org

    CALICO VISION Athens-based psychedelic pop group.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Museum Mix. 8 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

Friday, April 20

16 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    THE LAST REMNANTS Group consisting of members of various '80s and '90s rock bands.

  • Butt Hutt Bar-B-Q

    7 p.m. FREE! www.butthuttbarbecue.com

    THE LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local three-piece.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    DAVID BARBE & INWARD DREAM EBB The Athens scene legend is backed by members of New Madrid.

    GRAND VAPIDS Local alt-rock band with a dense, dreamy, slowcore-inspired sound.

    SHADE Dissonant, groove-oriented local post-punk band.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    3 p.m. FREE! www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    ANNIVERSARY KICKOFF Featuring music from Taylor Smith & The Roamin’ Jasmine, Clip Art, Squalle, Blanko, Luxury Vehicle and Robbie DudeSee story on p. 8.

  • The Falls

    5 p.m. FREE! 706-850-2217

    HUNTER GRAYSON Playing classic country music.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE SPOOKIE MOON Atlanta-based psychedelic folk-rock group.

    THE POWERS Local folk-rock band of brothers.

    BIRDS FLY SOUTH No info available.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $15. www.40watt.com

    LYDIA LOVELESS Gritty alt-country singer-songwriter from Columbus, OH. See story on p. 12.

    THE DARNELL BOYS The Darnell brothers play country blues originals backed by upright bass, singing saw and junkyard percussion.

  • Fully Loaded Pizza Co.

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-705-6150

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $35. www.georgiatheatre.com

    JAMEY JOHNSON Alabama native and country singer-songwriter.

    MOLLY STEVENS Country singer-songwriter known for appearing on "The Voice."

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    KELLEY SWINDALL Bluesy folk musician from Stone Mountain. 

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    THE PLEASURE POINT Local hip hop/noise-pop group led by songwriter Jacob Lake.

    MATERIAL GIRLS Atlanta band featuring current and former members of Concord America and Chief Scout. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    Human Rights Festival Fundraiser. 8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    THE MOONSHINE Local roots band with a blend of guitar, autoharp and upright bass.

    MRJORDANMRTONKS Tommy Jordan and William Tonks' collaboration features rootsy guitar picking and paired vocal melodies. 

    THE HOBOHEMIANS This six-piece acoustic band performs popular American and European roots music of the 1910s–30s.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER TRIBBLE Local artist playing old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverence.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    ALEXA ROSE Singer-songwriter exploring American roots music, from mountain ballads to rock and roll.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    10 p.m. $5 (21+), $8 (18–20). www.terrapinbeer.com

    THE PINK STONES Local rock group led by songwriter Hunter Pinkston.

    HINDSIGHT Modern alt-rock act from Macon.

    PONCE Rock-pop duo based in Nashville, TN consisting of twin brothers Carson and Michael Poncé.

    SHOEGAZERS Power-pop band from Kennesaw.

    THE TWO TAKES Atlanta-based indie rock band influenced by groups like Arctic Monkeys and The Killers.

Saturday, April 21

18 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    CLASSIC CITY JUKEBOX Local all-star rock and roll cover band.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    SALINE Local four-piece "shoegrease" band with hints of post-punk and fuzz-rock. Album release show!

    NIHILIST CHEERLEADER Local buzz band plays energetic, lo-fi punk rock. 

    SCOOTERBABE Scrappy, jangly local emo group fronted by songwriter JJ Posway.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5 p.m. $25. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    ANNIVERSARY PARTY Featuring music from Cougar Sweat, The Hernies, The Artisanals, Oak House and Velveteen PinkSee story on p. 8.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    8 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Detroit-influenced rock band from Catropolis. 

    THE PLAGUE Original, ballsy rock harkening back to The Stooges, Sonic Youth and The MC5.

    SCOTT LANIAK Member of local garage-punk band Free Associates performs solo.

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-372-3928.

    ADAM KLEIN & THE WILD FIRES Local songwriter playing a rustic blend of country, folk and Americana.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    AIRPARK Groove-oriented, Nashville-based indie-pop duo.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    WOLF ALICE British band that has performed at fests like Coachella and Lollapalooza. 

    THE BIG PINK Electronic rock band from the United Kingdom. 

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    SELINE HAZE Athens-based hip-hop artist who makes "music to inspire, to empathize and to motivate."

    DK Detroit-born, Athens-based hip-hop artist.

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $17. www.hendershotscoffee.com.

    GLEN PHILLIPS Former frontman of alt-rock mainstays Toad the Wet Sprocket performs solo.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    DANCE PARTY Featuring hip-hop and electronic music from Auntie Venim, SLZRD, 3FT, Motorhead2x, The YOD and BYV.

  • Kindercore Vinyl

    7 p.m. $26.34. www.kindercore.com

    LOU BARLOW Known for his work with indie-rock icons Dinosaur Jr. and Sebadoh, Barlow's current tour finds him playing solo. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    6 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    ATHENS SURF STOMP A showcase of local surf-inspired music, featuring The Mystery Men?, Outersea, The Flamethrowers, The De Lux Interiors, Forbidden Waves, Kinky Waikiki and The Nice Machine, plus DJ Kurt Wood and DJ Nate From Wuxtry.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE HEAP Funky local indie-soul band with a killer horn section and fronted by Bryan Howard's low, bass growl.

  • Oconee Brewing Co.

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

    SHAWN MULLINS Atlanta-based, adult-alternative singer-songwriter known for hits like "Lullaby."

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

    4 p.m. FREE! www.saucehouse.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot performs tasty sets of funky Southern folk rock 'n' roll.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    WHISKEY DAWGS Atlanta group "spreading the truth three chords at a time."

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    10 p.m. $5 (21+), $8 (18–20). www.terrapinbeer.com

    OAK HOUSE Melodic and complex post-rock group from Athens and Atlanta. 

    ESTUARIE Atmospheric indie-rock duo based out of Greenville, SC.

    WAKEVILLE North Carolina-based indie-rock band.

Sunday, April 22

7 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

    THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    1 p.m. $25. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    ANNIVERSARY PARTY Featuring music from The Shoal Creek Stranglers, Blue Yonder, Little Gold and Rose HotelSee story on p. 8.

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE SEGAR JAZZ AFFAIR WXAG radio DJ Dwain Segar curates a night of smooth jazz. This month's show features John Dunn & The Jazzman Band.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    3 p.m. $5. www.3railroad.org

    SUNDAY AFTERNOON SONGWRITERS' REVIVAL A monthly event hosted by Mark "Mojo" Wilmot. This month's show features Timothy O'Connell and Justin Bridges.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    2 p.m. $10. www.classiccitymusicfestival.com

    CLASSIC CITY MUSIC FESTIVAL New West Records and the UGA Music Business Program present an all-day lineup of music, featuring Cracker, David Barbe & Inward Dream Ebb, School U, Kaptivated, Hunter Callahan, Property of Bolton, Bahinz and the Band, Xanny P, The Powers, Room 9, The Pink Stones and more. See story on p. 8.

  • Studio 1093

    4 p.m. $10. www.musicontheboulevard.com

    MICHELLE MALONE Americana singer-songwriter who puts an honest and emotional spin on her music.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    3 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    JEREMIAH STRICKLIN One-half of local Americana duo Oh Jeremiah performs solo.

Monday, April 23

4 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    QUEENS OF HIP HOP Area female MCs perform, including Minnie Lea, Feel Jas, Ke Turner, Queen.Wavey and Torie Raven. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    WESDARULER Athens-based hip-hop producer and emcee with a laid-back, throwback style.

    CUNABEAR Jazzy, psychedelic rap artist from Savannah.

    SB THE MOOR Emo-rap outfit on tour from California.

    WRONGBOY Indie hip-hop artist from Long Beach, CA.

    SPACE BROTHER Electronic- and hip-hop-influenced sounds from local musician Donald Whitehead. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MINGLEWOOD MONDAY Local artists pay tribute to the Grateful Dead.

Tuesday, April 24

7 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $12 (21+), $14 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    CHARLEY CROCKETT Blues and country artist based in Austin, TX playing music influenced by the Deep South. 

    NIKKI HILL Soul-drenched rock and roller from North Carolina.

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    11 a.m.–3 p.m. FREE! www.calintitos.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays folk with Latin influences every Tuesday in March.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8:30 p.m. $10. www.40watt.com

    THE ORANGE CONSTANT Athens-based jam band with prog, pop and funk influences.

    A.F.T.M. Local band started by a group of UGA students.

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $8. www.thefoundryathens.com

    PARKER GISPERT Frontman for former Athens rock trio The Whigs performs a solo set.

    DON CHAMBERS This longtime local favorite delves into pastoral folk and experimental rock with equal passion.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $23. www.georgiatheatre.com

    POSTMODERN JUKEBOX Collective founded by pianist Scott Bradlee that re-interprets modern pop music through a historical lens.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    GOSH! Fuzzed-out psychedelic pop duo from Chicago.

    JIM GOLDY Sarah Swillum's hallucinatory Dada-beat-pop performance features existential chants and dance.

    MANS TRASH Skewed psych-pop sounds from Athens musician Mercer West.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    VIC VARNEY Former Method Actors frontman credited with assisting the explosion of alternative rock in Athens. 

Wednesday, April 25

7 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    7 p.m. $10 (21+), $12 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    RUEN BROTHERS Up-and-coming, rockabilly-influenced band of siblings from England.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite yacht rock, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. www.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700 (Timothy Road location)

    REVEREND TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Good old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverance.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JIVE REVIVAL Five-piece Georgia rock band.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, April 26

11 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    7 p.m. FREE! www.akademiabc.com

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

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8:30 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    KENOSHA KID Local group centered around the improv jazz compositions of guitarist Dan Nettles and featuring Rick Lollar, Marlon Patton and Robby Handley.

    THAYER SARRANO Local songwriter playing hazy, shoegaze-inspired Southern rock.

    THE VIKING PROGRESS Local group that plays rockers and ballads about love, death and isolation. 

  • DePalma's Italian Cafe

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-552-1237 (Timothy Road Location)

    JIM COOK Local solo performer playing acoustic blues, classic rock and Americana.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $3. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    ZAC CROOK Local singer-songwriter.

    HARVEY FUNKWALKER Athens-based trio steeped in deep funk roots and laced with tinges of jazz, blues and rock.

    GREG MEREDITH Athens-based singer-songwriter and loop artist.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    CAULFIELD High-energy local garage-rap band.

    LEX CALLAHAN Athens-based underground hip-hop performer.

    KXNG BLANCO Young and talented local rap artist.

    SON ZOO Athens hip-hop artist with a dark aesthetic and rapid-fire style. 

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    DRIFTWOOD A group of experienced Athens musicians playing classic country, rock, folk, blues and bluegrass.

    NORMA RAE This local four-piece plays soulful, distinctively Southern Americana.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $20 (adv.), $23 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    DEER TICK Alt-country band from Providence, RI that incorporates elements of folk, blues and indie rock.

     

     

    JOHN MORELAND Singer-songwriter from Oklahoma.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    WIEUCA Local band playing cheeky, guitar-driven indie rock.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    LAURA COYLE & TREY WRIGHT Vocal and guitar duo playing classic jazz and bossa nova, with a dash of Dolly Parton, Paul Simon and other songwriters.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.

Friday, April 27

13 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    DANGFLY! Local all-star rock band led by songwriter and guitarist Adam Payne.

     

     

    CREE MO Rock, blues, jazz and soul are mixed together into a smooth, intoxicating concoction of original music.

    THE ROYAL VELVET Three-piece local rock band led by Chris "CreeMo" Moore.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    STRONGER SEX Experimental electronic duo from Washington, DC specializing in "body-positive dance parties."

    CELIA VERBECK Synthpop singer-songwriter from Asheville, NC.

    CAROLINE CRONIN Experimental musician from Nashville, TN.

    TJ POMPOUS Rapper and singer from the Atlanta area.

    DJ RUBY OFFICIAL DJ specializing in electronic dance music.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $11 (adv.), $13 (door). www.40watt.com

    JOBE FORTNER Country singer-songwriter originally from Monroe.

    JORDAN ROWE Country singer-songwriter from South Georgia.

    MEGAN MORONEY Up-and-coming local country singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

    9 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE HIGHBALLS Put on your bangle bracelets and tuck in those shoulder pads! Athens music vets The Highballs will perform a totally awesome set of '80s dance hits.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $16 (adv.), $18 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    PIGEONS PLAYING PING PONG Funky electro-rock group from Baltimore.

    FUNK YOU Augusta band playing high-energy, get-your-dancing-shoes-on jams.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    GROOVE FETISH Proggressive jam-rock group from Wilmington, NC.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $5. 706-546-5609

    DEAD NEIGHBORS This local band plays punky, emotive garage-rock.

    KWAZYMOTO Noisy local punk- and and math-influenced rock trio.

    TEEN DIVORCE Indie-rock band from Jacksonville, FL.

    DAGMAR VORK Athens-based DIY musician, songwriter and visual artist.

    GIFT ECONOMY Local acoustic folk-punk project. 

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    WHITEHALL JAZZ COLLECTIVE Local jazz pianist Greg Hankins leads his sizeable group through an eclectic set of music.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    GNARLY STONEHENGE Nashville-based country-rocker Zach Stone does his thing with a selection of talented backers.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    THE GEORGIA HEALERS Long-running local jump blues band.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    The Great Catsby. 7 p.m. $50. www.athenshumanesociety.org

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    ADAM COOPER Multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter from Suwanee.

Saturday, April 28

12 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    THE PINK STONES Local dream-rock group led by songwriter Hunter Pinkston.

    TELEMARKET New local punk- and indie-influenced rock group.

    SEPHINE Athens-based, electronic-focused indie-rock project.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    DYNAMITE DEATH CHAIR Three-piece rock band from Columbus.

    USELESS AGAINST No info available.

  • 40 Watt Club

    10 p.m. $10. www.40watt.com

    TONY B Local radio-courting rapper with a smart, polished style.

    DJ KIDD Athens-based club DJ spins a dance party.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $18 (adv.), $22 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    SHAWN MULLINS Atlanta-based, adult-alternative singer-songwriter known for hits like "Lullaby."

    LEVI LOWREY Storyteller and country singer-songwriter from Dacula.

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-742-7735

    THE DIXIELAND 5 Local trad-jazz band that features a front line of trumpet, clarinet and trombone and a rhythm section of piano and tenor banjo.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    LIQUID STRANGER Swedish-born EDM producer.

    LUZCID Electronic alter ego of musician Neil Berry.

    CHAMPAGNE DRIP LA-based EDM producer formerly of the project SPL.

    PEEKABOO Belgium-based electronic duo.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    PICKLED HOLLER Family band blending traditional and jam sounds, with a dedication to dynamics and lush harmonies.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    7:30 p.m. $10. www.3railroad.org

    THE LEXINGTON JAMS Playing originals as well as covers from a variety of genres, including gospel, Southern rock, folk, blues and jazz.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    UNIVERSAL SIGH Athens-based jazz fusion/funk-rock band that strives to create a unique experience with each performance.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

    QUIG AND THE BOYS Local rock band playing old, new, blues and rock with a twist.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    CHEW Psychedelic rock band from Atlanta.

Sunday, April 29

4 events

Live Music

Monday, April 30

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    6:30 p.m. $29 (adv.), $32 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    CLUTCH Long-running local heavy-rock group from Frederick, MD.

    RED FANG Doomy stoner-metal band from Portland, OR.

    THE BRONX Hardcore punk act from California.

    FIREBALL MINISTRY Riffy heavy-metal band from Los Angeles.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.

Tuesday, May 1

3 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    GYPSY WILDCATS Local group playing classic gypsy-swing tunes, as well as Americana and vaudeville standards.

    HAWK PROOF ROOSTER Local old-time string duo that sings and plays fiddle, banjo, ukulele, guitar and mandolin.

  • Georgia Theatre

    6 p.m. $37. www.georgiatheatre.com

    UNDEROATH Influential post-hardcore group from Florida.

    DANCE GAVIN DANCE Six-piece post-hardcore group from Sacramento, CA.

    VEIL OF MAYA Prog-metal band from Chicago.

    LIMBS Post-hardcore group from Tampa Bay, FL.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $5–$10 (donation). 706-546-5609

    POETRY & FOLK NIGHT An International Workers' Day benefit show for the UGA chapter of United Campus Workers of Georgia. Featuring music from Harlot Party, Bed Deth, Lydia Sera, Celest Divine and more.

Wednesday, May 2

8 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    THE YOD Party-starting Athens-based alternative hip-hop collective.

    GRÜT Atlanta-based band that dabbles in electronica, funk and more.

    SELINE HAZE Athens-based hip-hop artist who makes "music to inspire, to empathize and to motivate."

    ART CONTEST Local math-rock duo with propulsive rhythms and intricate melodies.

    IMADO No info available.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A monthly singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke. This week's show features Van Shepherd, Adam Klein, Steve Erwin, Hunter Callahan and Kyle Moore.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite yacht rock, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE SOUTHERN BELLES A Zappa-esque amalgamation of country, jazz, rock and funk from Richmond, VA.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. www.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700 (Timothy Road location)

    THE VIBRATONES Veterans of the Athens scene playing various blues styles. Dancing is encouraged!

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, May 3

5 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    7 p.m. FREE! www.akademiabc.com

    STEVEN SCHULER Soulful acoustic singer-songwriter playing originals and favorites.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $10 (21+), $12 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    NEGATIVE GEMINI Electronic alter ego of Brooklyn producer Lindsey French.

    GEORGE CLANTON Vaporwave and chillwave-influenced artist from Brooklyn, NY.

    STAY AT HOME DAD Local producer with a hazy, beat-centric take on electronica.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE FAMILY RECIPE New local jazz fusion outfit.

    JAQK Athens-based rock band. 

    NEW TREE Atlanta-based psychedelic pop group.

    SUPER HELPFUL No information available.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    STROKIN Local Strokes cover band.

    PALACE DOCTOR Dynamic rock trio fronted by former Modern Skirts bassist Phillip Brantley.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.

Friday, May 4

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $20 (adv.), $22 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    TUNE-YARDS Eclectic, critically acclaimed, rhythm-centric indie act fronted by singer-songwriter Merrill Garbus.

    MY BRIGHTEST DIAMOND Eclectic, experimental rock and pop project of songwriter Shara Nova.

  • Georgia Theatre

    Girtz for Mayor Fundraiser. On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    EASTER ISLAND Lush, local post-rock band with pop melodies, tender harmonies and shimmering guitars.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

Saturday, May 5

3 events

Live Music

Sunday, May 6

2 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

    THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.

  • The World Famous

    10 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    MIKE DONOVAN San Francisco singer-songwriter known for his work with garage-rock band Sic Alps.

    PARTY FAVOR Local supergroup featuring members of Muuy Biien, Surface to Air Missive and Neighbor Lady.

Monday, May 7

3 events

Live Music

Tuesday, May 8

3 events

Live Music

Wednesday, May 9

7 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    ANCIENT WHALES Fuzz-rock band led by songwriter and vocalist Enoch Bledsoe.

    COMMON VISIONS Experimental post-punk band from Asheville, NC.

    NATURE BOYS Gargae-punk group on tour from Kansas City.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    CAITLYN SMITH Nashville-based pop-country songwriter and musician.

    ANDREA DAVIDSON Pop singer-songwriter with a wide range of musical influences.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite yacht rock, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. www.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700

    SIMPLE LIFE Local band led by musician Greg Veal.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, May 10

2 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $7. www.thefoundryathens.com

    CICADA RHYTHM Acoustic guitar and upright bass duo playing bluegrass-tinged indie-folk with paired vocal harmonies. Album release show!

    THE ARTISANALS Charleston, SC indie-rock band led by songwriters Johnny Delaware and Clay Houle.

    THE VIKING PROGRESS Local group that plays rockers and ballads about love, death and isolation. 

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.

Friday, May 11

6 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $6. www.40watt.com

    6 STRING DRAG Influential alt-country band from Athens and North Carolina.

    DAVE MARR Local singer-songwriter and bandleader with a deep, resonant country twang.

    DAVID BARBE AND THE QUICK HOOKS Local all-star rock band led by scene fixture Barbe (Mercyland, Sugar).

  • The Foundry

    9 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE HIGHBALLS Put on your bangle bracelets and tuck in those shoulder pads! Athens music vets The Highballs will perform a totally awesome set of '80s dance hits.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    REV. CONNER TRIBBLE Local artist playing old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverence. Album release show!

  • Georgia Theatre

    6:30 p.m. $33.50. www.georgiatheatre.com

    CHAD PRATHER Humorist and musician known for viral videos like "Unapologetically Southern."

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    6 p.m. $3 (kids), $5 (adults). www.hendershotscoffee.com

    THE JUMP OFF Featuring performances by Squalle, LG, Kxng Blanco and Billy D. Brell, plus DJ Kountry Boy.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    BATTLE OF THE BANDS Ten bands will battle for a chance to play this year's Candler Park Music and Food Festival.

Saturday, May 12

2 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    ATHENS BUSINESS ROCKS A fundraising event for Nuçi’s Space that challenges local businesses to showcase the talents of their employees by forming bands to compete against other businesses.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $22 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    BUCKETHEAD Bucket-wearing rock and metal guitarist known for his solo output, as well as his time in Guns N' Roses.

Wednesday, May 16

5 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite yacht rock, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. www.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700 (Timothy Road location)

    KIP JONES Local songwriter playing all your favorite folk, rock, R&B and country covers and some of his own tunes.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, May 17

2 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $7. www.40watt.com

    JOE WILLEY AND THE MOVING MEN Folk music from the local songwriter and his band.

    THE MOONSHINE Local roots band with a blend of guitar, autoharp and upright bass.

    EMILY HORTON Graduate student playing "simple piano and guitar songs."

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.

Friday, May 18

1 event

Live Music

Saturday, May 19

1 event

Live Music

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-742-7735

    ANDREW VICKERY Americana artist from Atlanta.

Sunday, May 20

1 event

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

    THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.