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Tuesday, November 19

6 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    BRENDAN ABERNATHY UGA student and acoustic singer-songwriter.

    HOTEL FICTION Groovy pop band formerly known as Tomorrow Today.

    ASPEN ANONDA Athens-based indie-pop singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    NIGHT FEVER Local duo featuring Ansley Stewart and Jason Fuller playing '70s hits.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre.com

    YOKE LORE Electropop project from New York City composer Adrian Galvin.

    KATE TEAGUE Sweet, melodic soft-rock musician with a slight county pop twang.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. www.facebook.com/go.bar.35

    EMILEIGH IRELAND Local folk-pop singer-songwriter with a strong, compelling vocal style.

    LUCAS TAVARES Local singer-songwriter with traditional Brazilian influences.

    FACEBLIND New local acoustic act.

    RYAN MOORE Athens-based guitarist and indie-folk singer-songwriter.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    6 p.m. $20. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    MUSIC FOR MOBILITY A benefit for Wheels of Hope, featuring music by Randall Bramblett, Incatapec, Singing Circle, Carly King, The Dixieland Band and The Hobohemians.

  • Nowhere Bar

    8 p.m. $3 (21+), $5 (18–20). www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

    JETPACK SYNDROME Local band blending rock, prog and hip hop.

    RETROPHILE New local indie and alternative rock band.

Wednesday, November 20

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.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    BUDDY CRIME One-man dance band from Kentucky.

    GIRL BANGER Athens-based gender-fluid performance act.

    LADY BUSH No info available.

    SEPHINE Local indie electronic artist.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    SCOTT SPILLANE The Neutral Milk Hotel member plays hypnotic folk-rock.

    JEFF BEAM Psych-rock singer-songwriter from Portland, ME

    FRENCH EXIT Local group playing psych-tinged baroque pop.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $17 (adv.), $20 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    RHETT MILLER The leader of alt-country mainstay Old 97's performs solo. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin' tunes from the '10s, '20s and '30s.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/go.bar.35

    THE BONANZA EXTRAVAGANZA An experimental showcase featuring Social Circle, Echo Constant, Rumi Kallenbach, Kathy 'n' Matt, Georgia Power, Lizard King and Bruxist.

  • Nowhere Bar

    7:30 p.m. $3. www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

    THE DAD BODS Local group playing your favorite rock hits from throughout the years.

    REBREEDERS Local musicians play the songs of The Breeders.

  • 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, November 21

9 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES & FRIENDS Louis Phillip Pelot and friends play country-rock and Southern soul.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CRAWFORD & POWER Emerging country duo from Virginia.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.40watt.com

    JIMMY EAT WORLD Long-running Arizona rock band that helped put emo on the mainstream map. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

    PRONOUN Synth-focused indie-pop project from Brooklyn, NY.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $25 (Thu), SOLD OUT (Fri). www.georgiatheatre.com

    JON LANGSTON Georgia-based country songwriter influenced by Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Guns N' Roses, Staind and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

  • The Globe

    5 p.m. www.facebook.com/globe.athens

    THE FUSILIERS New area project featuring well-known musicians playing original and traditional Celtic greengrass music.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/go.bar.35

    CLOUD RECORDINGS FESTIVAL A three-day showcase of exploratory music. Night one features Petalboat, Emileigh Ireland, Wild Abandon, Jeremy Devros, Old Red and John Kiran Fernandes. See story on p. 10.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5. 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

    9 p.m. $3. www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

    PREACHERVAN Alt-pop four-piece band from Atlanta.

  • UGA Memorial Hall

    7 p.m. FREE! (w/student ID). www.wuog.org

    CITIES AVIV Experimental hip-hop artist and producer from Memphis, TN.

    ALDENTE New local group combining hip-hop, alternative rock and blues.

Friday, November 22

13 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    TROMBLEY BAY Southern rock band from Atlanta.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    TRIBUTE NIGHT Local bands pay tribute to the music of Alice in Chains, No Doubt and Red Hot Chili Peppers.

  • The Falls

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

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    MITCHELL POWERS Member of local folk-rock band The Powers performs solo.

    CANNONANDTHEBOXES Up-and-coming local folk-rock group.

    JAMESON TANK Local guitarist and singer-songwriter.

  • 40 Watt Club

    Fly Fishing Film Tour. 6:30 p.m. $20. www.40watt.com

    HUNTER MORRIS & BLUE BLOOD Melodic local psychedelic pop project.

    T. HARDY MORRIS Local singer-songwriter and guitarist plays twangy, reflective folk-rock.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $17 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    KINCHAFOONEE COWBOYS Long-running country band from South Georgia.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $25 (Thu), SOLD OUT (Fri). www.georgiatheatre.com

    JON LANGSTON Georgia-based country songwriter influenced by Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Guns N' Roses, Staind and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    EKALI Eclectic sounds from electronic producer Nathan Shaw.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/go.bar.35

    CLOUD RECORDINGS FESTIVAL A three-day showcase of exploratory music. Night two features Michael Potter, Ariel Ackerly, Naan Violence, Severe Blush, Other Voices, Other Rooms, Immaterial Possession and The New Sound of NumbersSee story on p. 10.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    OUTLAW COUNTRY MUSIC IN THE ROUND Featuring music from Holman Autry Band, Todd Cowart, Josh Bricker and Britt Helton and Steven Bagwell.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

    RAELYN NELSON BAND Up-and-coming country-rock group from Nashville, TN. 

    ANDREA & MUD Georgia-based country and psychobilly duo.

    PETUNIA & THE VIPERS Eclectic roots-rock group from Vancouver, BC.

  • Nowhere Bar

    7 p.m. www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

    FIVE EIGHT Legendary Athens band known for its boisterous, thoughtful rock and roll.

  • VFW

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

    CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local variety cover band hosts a dance party, playing classic and new tunes.

Saturday, November 23

9 events

Live Music

Sunday, November 24

3 events

Live Music

Monday, November 25

2 events

Live Music

Tuesday, November 26

3 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    AD BLANCO New local rock band that sprouted out of Full Moon School of Music. 

    CLARKE CENTRAL Local "power trio on a power trip, ready to tear down the fascists."

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. www.facebook.com/go.bar.35

    EMILEIGH IRELAND Local folk-pop singer-songwriter with a strong, compelling vocal style.

    REV. SCOTT STRIPLING Local artist creating exploratory analog soundscapes.

    STELLA ZINE Punk-inspired local Southern Riot Grrrl architect.

    AS DUSK FADES Local acoustic group that sounds like "Renaissance doing Duran Duran covers."

    LOOPER NOVA Jammy, guitar-oriented local project led by musicians C-Loop and Razzi King.

  • Nowhere Bar

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

    CEILING FAN Straightforward, melodic rock and roll from these longtime locals.

Wednesday, November 27

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.

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $15 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE NORMALTOWN FLYERS The long-running Athens-based band that labels its sound as "pickup truck rock and roll" plays its annual Thanksgiving show. 

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin' tunes from the '10s, '20s and '30s.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. www.facebook.com/go.bar.35

    SOCIAL CIRCLE Local lo-fi experimental lounge singer that aims "to turn the support group into a party."

    L'OR Laura St. Martin uses electronics and interpretive dance to explore the human condition and the collective unconscious.

    DAGMAR VORK Athens-based indie-pop artist with a crisp, warm sound.

    MYSTERY! Elusive local psych-noise project.

  • 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, November 28

1 event

Live Music

Friday, November 29

3 events

Live Music

  • Butcher & Vine

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/butcherandvine

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    HIBBS FAMILY BAND Melodic bluegrass quartet of family members led by Rob and Garrett Hibbs.

    JAMES AURELIO New roots-rock project led by Jim Wilson (Los Cantares, TaxiCab Verses).

    ERIC ZOCK Athens-based singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.

  • VFW

    8 p.m. $10. 706-543-5940

    RAMBLIN' COUNTRY BAND Georgia-based traditional country band.

Saturday, November 30

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    COSMIC CHARLIE Grateful Dead cover band that adds their own flair to the classics. Tonight is a special "Dark Side of the Dead" show, featuring the music of Pink Floyd.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    FISHBUG Up-and-coming local punk rock band.

    ZWOWCE Local group playing a mix of experimental hip hop and noise music.

  • Nowhere Bar

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

    SUNNY SOUTH BLUES BAND Local band combining a blues and soul spirit with riffy rock and roll.

    B.B. PALMER Traditional honky tonk group from Auburn, AL.

Sunday, December 1

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.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

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

Monday, December 2

1 event

Live Music

Tuesday, December 3

1 event

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $10. www.georgiatheatre.com

    ANDREW BLOOMS Athens singer-songwriter Andrew Huang performs a set of uplifting folk-pop. Album release show!

    ELIJAH JOHNSTON Local indie-folk singer-songwriter.

    CLOUDLAND Young alt-rock band from Athens.

Wednesday, December 4

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $25. www.georgiatheatre.com

    CHERUB Electropop duo that sounds like "the dance love-child of '80s funk and pop music from the future."

    DAILY BREAD Rhett Whatley creates genre-bending experimental hip hop and EDM.

    MODERN MEASURE Electronic duo from Atlanta.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. $3. www.facebook.com/NowhereBarAthens

    HUMAN RESOURCES Alternative pop-rock group from Charleston, SC.

    DREW BESKIN Local power-pop singer-songwriter known for fronting the bands Purses and The District Attorneys. 

  • 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, December 5

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $15 (21+), $17 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    LAURA STEVENSON Acclaimed New York folk musician formerly of Bomb the Music Industry.

    ADULT MOM Buzzy lo-fi pop act from New York state.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    THE HEAVY PETS R&B-infused rock band known for its energized live performances.

    ROOSEVELT COLLIER BAND Group led by acclaimed Florida-based steel guitarist Roosevelt Collier.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    JANET & THE BLUE DOGS Smokin' classic rock and blues from this new Athens outfit, featuring members of the Original Screwtops and the Smillies.

  • The Globe

    5 p.m. www.facebook.com/globe.athens

    THE FUSILIERS New area project featuring well-known musicians playing original and traditional Celtic greengrass music.

Friday, December 6

2 events

Live Music

Sunday, December 8

1 event

Live Music

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    JOSEPH ALLRED Boston-based multi-instrumentalist drawing from folk and American Primitive traditions.

    FRANK HURRICANE Experimental artist that describes his music as "spiritual mountain psych gangsta folk."

    MADELINE POLITES Immaterial Possession member explores a variety of folk traditions.

    THE GARDEN PORTAL POND BAND Acoustic guitar improv trio featuring members of The Electric Nature.

Tuesday, December 10

1 event

Live Music

Wednesday, December 11

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    WANDERWILD Intricate, intimate local indie-rock project led by songwriter Matt Martin.

    WIEUCA Local four-piece experimental outfit that fuses indie rock, psychedelia and trip hop.

    HEFFNER New local indie rock band. 

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin' tunes from the '10s, '20s and '30s.

  • 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, December 12

1 event

Live Music

Friday, December 13

1 event

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    ROSIE & THE RATDOGS Athens-based hard-rock group.

    MOTHER FORE Athens band exploring elements of progressive and psychedelic rock.

    MURDER THE MOOD Athens-based alternative rock group.

Sunday, December 15

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.

Wednesday, December 18

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $15 (21+), $17 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    PILE Noisy, chaotic experimental rock group from Boston.

    TREADLES Airy, emotive heavy rock group from New Orleans.

    MOTHERFUCKER Hard-hitting local math-rock trio.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin' tunes from the '10s, '20s and '30s.

  • 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, December 19

1 event

Live Music

Friday, December 20

1 event

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $25. www.georgiatheatre.com

    JUMP, LITTLE CHILDREN Poppy, long-running alt-rock band from Charleston, SC.

    HULA HI-FI Hawaiian-influenced act featuring strings and electronics.