COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, May 26

4 events

Live Music

  • 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 Prime Time featuring Leonard Julien III.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

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

    THE VASSAR BLONDES Local indie-pop four-piece. 

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    9 p.m. www.hiloathens.com

    THE SEARCHIN' DESTROYERS Local band blending psych-pop and garage-rock.

    DONKEY PUNCH Raucous, long-running local hard-rock band.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    TOM'S HANDGUN Americana four-piece from Tennessee.

Monday, May 27

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    TC SUPERSTAR Synthwave group from Austin, TX.

    F.L.E.D. New local jazz-inflected hip-hop project. 

    PARADISE MONTAGE Experimental pop from sweet local friends.

  • Go Bar

    9:30 p.m. 706-546-5609

    THE DEWARS Dreamy indie-pop duo from New York.

    ANNIE LEETH Local experimental violinist and multi-instrumentalist composer.

    PETALBOAT New local loop-based experimental project from clarinetist Robert Parker.

    ANTLERED AUNT LORD Fuzz-pop project fronted by local songwriter Jesse Stinnard.

  • 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, May 28

2 events

Live Music

Wednesday, May 29

7 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    ATHENS FARMERS MARKET Featuring music from The Welfare Liners.

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-215-9333

    CAROLINE AIKEN This guitarist and singer's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

  • 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. 9 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE CANVAS PEOPLE Indie-rock group out of Austin, TX. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    Food Bank of NEGA Benefit. 7 p.m. $10 (or food donation). www.hendershotscoffee.com

    KISHI BASHI Acclaimed local songwriter and violinist creates exuberant, loop-driven, experimental pop music. Album listening party! See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    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 30

6 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    ROBBIE O'SULLIVAN Local singer-songwriter influenced by classic rock and folk.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    8:30 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE HOLY HELLS Rock trio with "hints of Radiohead and bacon grease."

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Detroit-influenced rock band from Catropolis. 

    ANDREW PRATER The former frontman of local band Pride Parade performs a solo set.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE PERPETRATORS Long-running local band playing '70s and '80s soft-rock covers and originals.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. $5. www.georgiatheatre.com

    SAFARI WILLIAMS Experimental "jazz fiction" band from Atlanta.

    THE BURNING PEPPERMINTS Surf- and garage-rock influenced group from Birmingham, AL.

    BLACKFOOT GYPSIES Blues- and country-influenced garage-rock band from Nashville, TN.

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    LIVE JAZZ Enjoy an evening of jazz standards and originals.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JIVE MOTHER MARY Rollicking Southern rock band from Burlington, NC.

Friday, May 31

9 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    MEAN QUEEN Local rock three-piece with a fiery, discordant sound.

    SAUCER North Carolina band inspired by '90s and '00s post-rock and indie.

    TOTALLY SLOW Melodic, punk-inflected garage band from Greensboro, NC.

    BLUE BODIES Athens-based "bummer-pop" punk band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    CLINT ROBERTS Nashville singer-songwriter influenced by gospel, blues and country.

    A. LEE EDWARDS North Carolina singer-songwriter blending country sounds with punk spirit.

    DRUNKEN PRAYER Outlaw country project led by songwriter Morgan Geer.

  • The Foundry

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

    COUNTRY MUSIC SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND Featuring Todd Cowart, Scott Brantley, members of Holman Autry Band, Josh Bricker and more.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:45 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    ACEOFDIEMENDS Up-and-coming local hip-hop artist.

    BRENAE CLAIRESE Atlanta-based hip-hop artist.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MONSOON Beloved local pop-punk band that dabbles in rockabilly and new wave.

    PINKY DOODLE POODLE High-energy rock band from Athens via Japan.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $15 (adv.), $17 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    MATT COSTA California-based indie-folk singer-songwriter.

    JD & THE STRAIGHT SHOT Roots-rock project led by sports and entertainment mogul James Dolan.

    MATT HARTKE Pop singer-songwriter from New York City.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    STEVE WIEST & THE GOOD GRIEF TRIO The Grammy-nominated trombonist teams up with the local jazz group.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    LIQUID DYNAMITE Local drummer Dwayne Holloway leads his group through improvised jazz, blues and funk.

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    ROBBIE O'SULLIVAN Local singer-songwriter influenced by classic rock and folk.

Saturday, June 1

11 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    JON WORTHY & THE BENDS Nashville-based Americana four-piece.

    RODNEY SANDERS New local songwriter with his own voice and influences from Blaze Foley to JJ Cale.

    HIT LIZARD Athens-based grunge band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $7. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    LITTLE GOLD Local group playing garage-rock with country and pop sensibilities.

    ROSE HOTEL Atlanta-based indie band led by songwriter Jordan Reynolds. Album release show! See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

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

    SUNSET PIG Indiana-based psychedelic pop band.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    SCOTT SPILLANE EXP The Neutral Milk Hotel member plays hypnotic folk-rock with his band.

    FASTER CIRCUITS Local psych-pop band led by songwriter Derek Almstead.

    TOM VISIONS Local artist playing post-mystical, psychedelic electronic music.

    SARAH SWILLUM Local artist playing hallucinatory beat-pop featuring existential chants and dance.

  • The Foundry

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

    NEW SENSATION Atlanta-based INXS tribute band.

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! jmazzucc@uga.edu

    THE WELFARE LINERS Five-piece local bluegrass unit blending classic tunes with melodic, high-lonesome originals.

    SILVER STRING BAND Americana ensemble from New Mexico.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    HAYBABY Sludgy pop trio from Brooklyn, NY.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    RUMOURS Fleetwood Mac tribute band based in Atlanta.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    GRANT COWAN Local jazz-influenced, piano-playing pop singer-songwriter.

  • J & J Flea Market

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-613-2410

    RC COWBOY Local performer playing country and gospel standards and originals.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    Project Safe Benefit. 10 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

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

    CALICO VISION Athens-based melodic psychedelic-pop group.

    VISION VIDEO New local goth-pop group featuring members of Shehehe and Booty Boyz.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    FUX Fun-loving classic rock band.

Sunday, June 2

3 events

Live Music

Monday, June 3

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    TAV FALCO'S PANTHER BURNS Memphis legend Falco explores the experimental side of blues-inflected garage-rock. See story on p. 9.

    NATE & THE NIGHTMARES Trashy garage-punk act fronted by local songwriter Nate Mitchell.

    THE 8-TRACK GORILLA The mysterious costumed local musician performs a set of primal karaoke.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    GRUNFELDER Local garage-rock band.

    RYNE MEADOW "Acoustitronic" local singer-songwriter with a rich musical palette. 

    GIFT ECONOMY Mindful, melodic folk-punk shared through intense, engaging performances.

  • 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. FREE! 706-546-4742

    BLUES NIGHT WITH BIG C Nobody in Athens sings the blues like Big C. Expect lots of soulful riffs, covers and originals.

Tuesday, June 4

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    ELIJAH JOHNSTON Local indie-folk singer-songwriter.

    ALL BOY/ALL GIRL Indie-rock group from Philadelphia.

    THE LIGHT SEQUENCE Up-and-coming local indie-rock band.

    ALLCAPS Athens-based pop-punk band with screamo leanings.

  • The Foundry

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

    PRESSING STRINGS Maryland band blending rock, soul, funk, blues and more.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 5 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    KRISTINA MURRAY Nashville-based country singer-songwriter.

    RILEY DOWNING New Orleans singer-songwriter and member of The Deslondes.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. $5. www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE PINK STONES Rootsy local country-rock group led by songwriter Hunter Pinkston.

    EVAN STEPP & THE PINERS "Loud, classic country band" out of Atlanta.

    TELEMARKET Athens-based punk- and indie-influenced rock group.

Wednesday, June 5

7 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    DITRANI BROTHERS Playing original and traditional music inspired by European folk, gypsy jazz and more.

    SHANNON JAE RIDOUT Local traditional folk singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. www.thefoundryathens.com

    FEMALE SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND Featuring performances from Betsy Franck, Nina Ricci and more.

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-215-9333

    CAROLINE AIKEN This guitarist and singer's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    NIGHT FEVER Scene veterans Jason and Ansley bring the yacht-rock vibes of a full band with a small footprint.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ALBATROSS Athens group creating an upbeat mixture of jazz, blues and funk.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local 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, June 6

5 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

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

    THE ORIGINAL SCREWTOPS Crankin' the blues since 1962.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    TEDO STONE Rootsy, Atlanta-based rock and roll singer-songwriter.

    DEAF POETS Grungy alt-rock duo from New York.

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

    INDIANOLA Americana group from Nashville.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    OLD SKOOL PRESENTS… Seth Hendershot and Jason Fuller are joined by members of the Last Waltz Ensemble to perform the music of The Band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    ELECTRIC BLUE YONDER Psychedelic space-folk band from Montgomery, AL.

  • The World Famous

    9:30 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    ROBERT LEE COLEMAN Macon-based soul and blues musician who has played with Percy Sledge and James Brown.

Friday, June 7

5 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    V-8 DEATH CAR Rowdy punk band from Montgomery, AL.

    JONATHAN COODY Frontman of Athens rock band Divine Feed plays a solo set.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    SEE MY FRIENDS A medical benefit for local musician Jeff Walls, featuring Don Dixon, Michael Guthrie Band, Barry Marler & Trent Allen, Murray Attaway, Holly Golightly and the Brokeoffs, The Mockingbirds and The Pinx.

  • Georgia Theatre

    Athens Resonates Release Party. On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. $5. www.georgiatheatre.com

    LINQUA FRANQA Rapper and ACC Commissioner Mariah Parker spits politically charged lyrics over boom-bap beats.

    FREON FIGHTERS New local band featuring members of Futurebirds.

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CHECK THE SIGNS Uplifting local family band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. $5. 706-546-4742

    THE TALISMEN Jammy rock four-piece from Montgomery, AL.

Saturday, June 8

7 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    LOCATE S,1 Local experimental pop group led by songwriter Christina Schneider.

    GODCASTER Experimental rock band from Philadelphia.

    SURFACE TO AIR MISSIVE Psych-pop experimentation from local songwriter Taylor Ross.

    SARAH SWILLUM Local artist playing hallucinatory beat-pop featuring existential chants and dance.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    SUMMER SITDOWN A showcase of local singer-songwriters, featuring Claire Cronin, Austin Darnell, Seth Martin, Tempest, Brandon Luedke, Bree Couleur, Winston Barbe and Sarah Swillum.

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! jmazzucc@uga.edu

    STEPHEN SIMMONS Rootsy folk-rock singer-songwriter.

    BETSY FRANCK Soulful, brassy Southern rock and country rooted in tradition, but with a modern sensibility.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.georgiatheatre.com

    KISHI BASHI Acclaimed local songwriter and violinist creates dynamic, loop-driven, experimental pop music. Album release show!

    TAKENOBU Cellist and composer Nick Takénobu Ogawa blends pop, classical and traditional styles.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 5 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    TYLER BOONE Rock-centric Americana artist from Nashville, TN.

    UNCLE DUANE'S BAND Members of blues-rock band Disreputable Few play the music of the Allman Brothers and the Grateful Dead.

  • J & J Flea Market

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-613-2410

    RC COWBOY Local performer playing country and gospel standards and originals.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    FAT ARM DADDY Athens-based rhythm and blues trio.

Monday, June 10

1 event

Live Music

Tuesday, June 11

2 events

Live Music

Wednesday, June 12

5 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-215-9333

    CAROLINE AIKEN This guitarist and singer's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. $3. 706-546-4742

    FREE HAT Funky progressive jam band from Atlanta.

  • 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, June 13

2 events

Live Music

Friday, June 14

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    DOUBLE FERRARI Local metal band playing virtuosic, riff-laden, instrumental rock. 

    HOT PLATE Heavy, instrumental post-rock band from Savannah.

    MCQQEEN Athens punk band featuring members of Shade and Fart Jar.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    TABLOID Local band that sounds like "if Big Star, The Ronettes and Television had a bar brawl and everyone won."

    MINORCAN Self-described "basement arena-rock" band from Asheville, NC led by songwriter Ryan Anderson.

    FOURTH MANSIONS Insightful, strange, sweet, melancholic, darkly humorous songs from former Glands drummer Joe Rowe.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    *REPEAT REPEAT Whimsical, surf-tinged pop group from Nashville, TN.

    WELL KEPT Emo-influencd alternative rock group led by songwriter Tommy Trautwein.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    GRASSLAND STRING BAND Local traditional and progressive bluegrass group.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9:30 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Saturday, June 15

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    RCI "Purveyors of only the finest in filth and chicanery" from Athens.

    THE RELICS Atlanta-area band influenced by classic and alternative rock.

    ASHES TO OMENS Five-piece local hard-rock band.

    WOLVES AT YOUR DOOR Five-piece metal band from Orlando, FL.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    SLEEP Acclaimed doom-metal group known for hazy, pummeling albums like Dopesmoker.

    BIG BUSINESS Los Angeles-based heavy metal duo of Jared Warren and Coady Willis.

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! jmazzucc@uga.edu

    VAN SHEPHERD & FRIENDS Group led by the local Americana singer-songwriter.

    THE ORIGINAL SCREWTOPS Crankin' the blues since 1962.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    EUREKA CALIFORNIA Melodic, rough-edged, guitar-driven local garage-rock duo.

    MOON RACER Indie bedroom-pop project from Durham, NC.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. $5. 706-546-4742

    THE PHRYG Proggy, funky rock band from Brooklyn, NY.

Sunday, June 16

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 Foundry

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

    FRANKIE'S BLUES MISSION Blues group led by South Georgia native Frankie Lee. This is a special Father's Day show.

Monday, June 17

3 events

Live Music

Tuesday, June 18

1 event

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. $4. www.georgiatheatre.com

    TIMOTHY EERIE Psych-pop act from Orlando, FL.

    PINKY DOODLE POODLE High-energy rock band from Athens via Japan.

    HOT FUDGE Local psych-rock project helmed by guitar wizard Kris Deason.

Wednesday, June 19

4 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-215-9333

    CAROLINE AIKEN This guitarist and singer's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    NIGHT FEVER Scene veterans Jason and Ansley bring the yacht-rock vibes of a full band with a small footprint.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    THE BACUPS Fun-loving local cover 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, June 20

3 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

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

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

    LOS COAST Rock and soul project from Austin, TX. 

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. $5. 706-546-4742

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

    MOON CHIEF Funky prog- and fusion-rock group from Athens.

  • Nowhere Bar

    7 p.m. $5. 706-546-4742

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

Saturday, June 22

1 event

Live Music

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! jmazzucc@uga.edu

    MALCOLM & SULLIVAN Local soft-rock and folk duo.

    EASTVILLE BELLE Athens-based Americana outfit.

Monday, June 24

1 event

Live Music

Wednesday, June 26

4 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-215-9333

    CAROLINE AIKEN This guitarist and singer's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    DOWNTOWN ABBY & THE ECHOES Soulful rock and roll group from Charlotte, NC.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

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