COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, June 25

3 events

Live Music

  • Bella Noche

    11 a.m. FREE! 706-310-4414

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

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Industry Night. 5 p.m. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

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

    LAZER/WULF Avant-metal trio blending prog, thrash and more for a high-energy live show.

  • 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, June 26

3 events

Live Music

  • 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.

  • The Foundry

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

    JOE WILLEY & THE MOVIN' MEN Folk music from the local songwriter and his band.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    NIGHT ON EARTH No info available.

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

    EMILEIGH IRELAND Local singer-songwriter and experimental performer.

Wednesday, June 27

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.

  • The Foundry

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

    THE BROKEN STRING BAND Athens band blending Western folk with indie rock.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    ETIENNE DE ROCHER Local virtuoso guitarist plays a unique, layered style of indie rock.

    A BOY NAMED RUTH DJ spinning old-world bass and experimental darkwave sounds.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    8:30 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    SWING STREET DANCE BAND Playing a mix of salsa, Latin tunes and swing.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    THE HACKERS No info available.

  • 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 28

10 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    JOE CAT Local troubadour whose influences range from Steve Earle and Townes Van Zant to Johnny Cash.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    JOHN SWILLEY Local songwriter who blends gritty Southern rock, sultry R&B and Delta blues.

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

  • DePalma's Italian Cafe

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-552-1237 (Timothy Rd. location)

    CHRYSTAL LEONARD Singer-songwriter from North Carolina.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    OLD RED Gentle songs by Ranjan Kumar, with Sofia on harmony vocals and John Kiran Fernandes on clarinet.

    JOHN KIRAN FERNANDES Local fixture performs a set of solo ambient looped clarinet.

    THE GOLDEN CRESCENT WRENCH Drums-and-sax duo in the style of late-period Coltrane, Albert Ayler and Sonny Rollins.

    HALFWAY PLACES Solo electronic works by local musician Sam Frigard.

  • The Foundry

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

    STEVE COUGHLIN & PROBABLE CAUSE Smooth Americana group from Hartwell.

    PINK TRUCK BAND Classic-rock cover band from Hartwell.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    SOLID GOLD CORPSE Members of Daisy and Harvey Milk play hummable pop with an edge. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

    CONTOUR Jazz, psych and world group from Charleston, SC.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    PERIOD SIX Playing a unique blend of jazz standards with collective communication and soulful improvisation.

  • Hilltop Grille

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

    CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local country and Southern rock singer-songwriter performs with his group.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton. 

  • The World Famous

    8 p.m. $3. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    QUEST GIVER Local experimental indie trio. Album release show!

    WARPARK Three-piece rock group from New York City.

    LYDIA SERA Local visual artist and singer-songwriter.

    DOMESTIC No info available.

Friday, June 29

14 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    THE PIERRES Athens-based alternative rock group.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES BAND Jam-band quintet performing American rock.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    THE DOOKIE BROTHERS Local teenage tribute band playing Green Day hits.

    THE GRAWKS Punk and garage-inspired local rock band playing songs by The Ramones.

    ROOM 9 Athens-based cover band playing hits by Blink-182.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    A.M. RODRIGUEZ Country-folk singer-songwriter with a confessional lyrical style.

    SYLVIA ROSE NOVAK Southern gothic singer-songwriter with sharp vibrato and a sharper fiddle.

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    TRIBUTE Eight-piece ensemble that recreates the Allman Brothers' first five years using vintage equipment.

  • 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

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

    POPE PAUL & THE ILLEGALS Rockabilly-country band from Santa Ana, CA.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $17 (adv.), $22 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    REVEREND HORTON HEAT Long-running, Texas-based punkabilly group. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

    BIG SANDY Long-running Western swing/country-boogie band from California.

    PSYCHO DEVILLES Atlanta-based rockabilly group.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    HIGHER LEVEL HIP HOP SHOWCASE Featuring performances by Clip Art, DJ Nate From Wuxtry and more.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    FUNK BROTHERHOOD The local all-star band plays a set dedicated to James Brown.

  • 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

    9:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    RAG BAGS New local alt-rock band led by Alex and Tyler Nicholson.

    BIRDS FLY SOUTH High-energy local folk and Americana group.

    TJ WAYT Macon-based roots-rock performer.

    THE SOCIAL ENGINEERS Clarkesville band playing a blend of rock, funk, hip hop and soul.

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    HAPPY CHEESE Local experimental bedroom-pop project.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    THE JUDY CHOPS Playing swing, jazz, rockabilly and other throwback styles.

Saturday, June 30

9 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    FALLOW Local three-piece dirty grunge and Southern metal band.

    BACKMASK Hard-rock trio from the Athens/Atlanta area.

    DEAD VIBES Two-piece sludge metal band.

    JET ENGINE DRAGONS Local band playing a blend of shoegaze, progressive rock and technical metal.

  • The Falls

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

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

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    QUEST GIVER Local experimental indie trio. 

    HARRY CAREY Reunited version of this raucous Athens rock group fronted by songwriter Jim Willingham.

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

    HARLOT PARTY Local rock group featuring intertwining guitar riffs and haunting, emotive vocals.

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

    ZEKE Member of the Humms performs solo.

    FORBIDDEN WAVES Surfy local garage-rock combo.

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    LIAM PARKE & FRIENDS Member of local band Repent at Leisure plays folk music with frriends. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre.com

    AMERICAN AQUARIUM Southern roots-rock band from North Carolina.

    TRAVIS MEADOWS Nashville-based singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    PONY LEAGUE "Piano-punk" and Americana outfit out of Atlanta.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    RALPH RODDENBERRY Eclectic and renowned Southern blues-rock artist.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    HALEM ALBRIGHT A blend of unique songwriting and electrifying guitar work.

Sunday, July 1

3 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

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

    CLASSIC CITY AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL An all-day celebration of roots music, featuring Packway Handle Band, Pickled Holler, The Cleverlys, Broken String Band, Kevn Kinney, Norma Rae, The Josephines, Abe PartridgeLeah Calvert, Ty Manning & Adam Poulin, Grassland and Sylvia Rose Novak. See Story on p. 8.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    OAK HILL DRIFTERS Orlando, FL group that plays rockabilly, Western swing and early R&B. 

Monday, July 2

4 events

Live Music

  • Bella Noche

    11 a.m. FREE! 706-310-4414

    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

    TALL BOYS Lo-fi indie rockers from Kansas City, MO.

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

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

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    BILLBOARD BAGGINS Athens-based experimental outfit.

    KUSA87 Local experimental band creating visual soundscapes through tapes, pedals, vinyl and more.

    RICKY DIGITS Local emcee who cites MF Doom, cLOUDDEAD, Wu-Tang Clan and Eminem as influences.

    ETHAN MASTER OF THE HAWAIIAN UKULELE Singer-songwriter from Austin, TX.

  • 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, July 3

3 events

Live Music

  • 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.

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $25. www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE ORIGINAL SPLITZ BAND This band's wide range encompasses classic Motown, funk, disco and both old-school and contemporary R&B.

    DJ MALIK DJ based out of Atlanta.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

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

    SQUALLE Athens-based hip-hop artist with a thoughtful, throwback sound.

    EL TRUPPO No info available.

    WILLOW MEAN No info available.

    CLIP ART Local rap duo featuring Vann Johnson and Arizona Zimmerman.

Wednesday, July 4

2 events

Live Music

  • 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, July 5

4 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    SIX STRING THERAPY Local vocalist and guitarist Alex Boskoff plays originals inspired by everyone from James Taylor to Garth Brooks.

  • 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.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    C.W. STONEKING Australian blues singer-songwriter. 

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    NUCLEAR TOURISM Young local rock group playing covers and originals.

    THE BAD BEES Indie and alternative rock group from New Jersey.

    UNTIL THREE Athens-based indie-rock duo.

Friday, July 6

9 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    JUBAL Americana duo from Knoxville, TN. 

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    VANGAS Punk band from Atlanta.

    DAVID WEBB'S BURNING BUSH Pink trash band from Knoxville. 

    SOCIAL CIRCLE Athens-based soft-psych-pop project.

    LO DODONA New local experimental punk band.

  • The Foundry

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

    COASTERS Rhythm and blues band from Los Angeles.

    VINTAGE VIXENS All-female '60s inspired band from Atlanta.

  • 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

    On the Rooftop. 8:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE BUZZARDS OF FUZZ Bluesy stoner-rock group from Atlanta.

    POLAR WAVES Athens-based "alternative classic rock" group.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    DANIEL HUTCHENS & FRIENDS Bloodkin guitarist plays a set of wrenching, rocking soul-folk. 

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    THE RELICS Playing rock covers from the '50s–'90s.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    CHARLES WALKER BAND Gospel-influenced neo-funk group from Milwaukee.

    WASTED POTENTIAL BRASS BAND Party-starting brass band from Atlanta "powered by tuba goodness."

Saturday, July 7

5 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    FAIRBURN ROYALS Indie-rock band from Georgia that has reformed after a lengthy hiatus. Album release show! 

    THE VG MINUS '70s-styled power-pop/punk band from Athens.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    GUILLOTINE Hard-hitting local death-metal band. 

    TORO Atlanta-based heavy rock group fronted by guitarist Zack Hembree.

    WICKED KING Hard-hitting local rock trio dedicated to the roots of true heavy music.

    BACKMASK Three-piece local hard-rock band.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    TRE POWELL Local singer-songwriter playing bluesy acoustic tunes with soulful vocals.

Sunday, July 8

2 events

Live Music

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    POOR ELIZA Boston singer-songwriter influenced by artists like Damien Rice and Kathleen Edwards.

Monday, July 9

3 events

Live Music

Tuesday, July 10

1 event

Live Music

Wednesday, July 11

6 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    LITTLEBOYBIGHEADONBIKE Indie-pop project of Rhode Island songwriter William Orchard, featuring intricate guitar and fantastical lyrics.

    SMIDGEON No info available.

    LYDIA SERA Local visual artist and musician.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    COOL KNIGHTZ Local five-piece band playing AM Gold hits.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    SALLY AND THE SIX GRAND Old-time 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.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    9 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    POLAR WAVES Athens-based "alternative classic rock" group.

    TUNNEL VISION Surf, reggae and ska-influenced band from Southern California.

    DANIEL HARDIN Singer-songwriter with acoustic and electric blues and rock influences.

  • The World Famous

    10 p.m. $4. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    DON BABYLON "Drunk, sad rock and roll" singer-songwriter from Philadelphia.

    RAY PHILIPS Up-and-coming local folk singer-songwriter.

Thursday, July 12

5 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    HUNTER GRAYSON Local artist playing classic country 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.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    MARISA ANDERSON Talented solo guitarist from Portland, OR.

    JOHN & KIRAN FERNANDES Father and son team up for an instrumental set.

    MICHAEL POTTER Local guitarist creates a blend of ambient folk and psychedelic songs and soundscapes.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    QUINN DEVEAUX Versatile singer-songwriter who pulls inspiration from early blues and soul artists.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    SEZESSIONVILLE ROAD Two-piece Americana outfit from North Carolina.

Friday, July 13

7 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    GYPSY & ME Duo of Mike Moore and Kyzandrha Zarate playing original acoustic folk and country.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    GUN OUTFIT Olympia, WA-based trio whose driving, guitar-based music rivals the best of the SST crowd. 

    DEEP STATE Local band playing driving, punky, melodic guitar-rock.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    CAMP TWITCH & SHOUT BENEFIT This concert, featuring Randall Bramblett Band and Rick Fowler and Friends, will benefit Camp Twitch and Shout, for those affected by Tourette syndrome. 

  • 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

    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.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    SCOTT LANIAK Member of local garage-punk band Free Associates performs a set of foot-stomping blues.

Saturday, July 14

6 events

Live Music

Sunday, July 15

3 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.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    3 p.m. www.3railroad.org

    TY MANNING Former Bearfoot Hookers guitarist performs a solo set of roots music.

    LAURA CONNELY Local folk singer-songwriter.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    SOMEBODY'S CHILD Acoustic folk duo from North Carolina.

Monday, July 16

4 events

Live Music

Tuesday, July 17

2 events

Live Music

Wednesday, July 18

5 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $6 (adv.), $8 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    GEORGIA WOMEN OF SONG Songwriters Marty Winkler, Claire Campbell and Kate Morrissey play individual sets and join together for a group performance with help from keyboardist Mark Plemmons and percussionist Tony Oscar.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    NIGHT FEVER Athens-based duo featuring Ansley Stewart and Jason Fuller playing '70s hits.

  • 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, July 19

7 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    REGGIE STARRETT Singer-songwriter playing an enthusiastic blend of classic rock and country.

  • 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

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

    BLANKO Quirky, comedic local rock band. EP release show! 

    FRATMOUTH Noise-punk band from South Carolina. 

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

    CLIP ART Local rap duo featuring Vann Johnson and Arizona Zimmerman.

  • 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

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    HAPPY CHEESE Local experimental bedroom-pop project.

    TOM VISIONS Post-mystical, electronic, psychedelic music.

    WATERPLANET Indie group from Baltimore.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CARLA LE FEVER AND THE RAYS Old-school funk covers and originals and sweet, sappy pop covers and originals.

    STONI TAYLOR Atlanta guitarist plays a solo set of soul-inspired rock.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    PARTIALS Local psychedelic pop band with a rich, danceable sound. 

    RENEE DION Beat-centric R&B and neo-soul artist from Ohio.

Friday, July 20

9 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    THE PAUSES Orlando-based pop group led by singer-songwriter Tierney Tough.

    FIVE EIGHT Legendary Athens band that consistently pumps out boisterous, thoughtful rock and roll.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    GEORGIA DISH BOYS Local rock group fronted by singer-songwriter Seth Martin.

    GARRETT HATCH Local songwriter and member of blues-rock band Mother the Car plays a solo set.

    RODNEY SANDERS No information available.

  • The Foundry

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

    SENSATIONAL SOUNDS OF MOTOWN Six veteran musicians deliver an exciting, live-energy show. Featuring Mr. Motown!

  • 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

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. $8. www.georgiatheatre.com

    GIMME HENDRIX Award-winning local Jimi Hendrix cover band. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    SHAMAN'S HARVEST Rock band from Jefferson City, MO.

    BLACKTOP MOJO Southern rock band from Texas.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Live Wire

    3 p.m. www.sighinjuly.com

    SIGH IN JULY A two-day festival featuring performances from Zach Deputy, Consider The Source, Universal Sigh, The Orange Constant, Partials Opposite Box, Misnomer, The Yeti Trio, Third Nature, Tesheva, Bird Dog Jubilee, Harvey Funkwalker, Dan Nettles & Lonely Orchestra, Robbie Dude, Nifty Earth, Pure Colors, Bootz & Katz, Sono, Dream Culture, The Vinyl Suns, Pickled Holler, Broken String Band, White Rabbit Collective, Layne Denton, A Merry Prankster, James Bale and The Wright Ave.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    DAVID HYDE Multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter from Ball Ground.

Saturday, July 21

7 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    J WANG Local hip-hop artist. Mixtape release show!

  • The Foundry

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

    THE GRAINS OF SAND Local band with a four-piece horn section offering up your favorite '60s and '70s beach and Motown music.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    DEPARTURE Well-known Journey tribute band.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Live Wire

    3 p.m. www.sighinjuly.com

    SIGH IN JULY A two-day festival featuring performances from Zach Deputy, Consider The Source, Universal Sigh, The Orange Constant, Partials Opposite Box, Misnomer, The Yeti Trio, Third Nature, Tesheva, Bird Dog Jubilee, Harvey Funkwalker, Dan Nettles & Lonely Orchestra, Robbie Dude, Nifty Earth, Pure Colors, Bootz & Katz, Sono, Dream Culture, The Vinyl Suns, Pickled Holler, Broken String Band, White Rabbit Collective, Layne Denton, A Merry Prankster, James Bale and The Wright Ave.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    SWEET SWEET Jeremy Dunham and Kerrine Gifford blend cello and rustic roots guitar.

    RUST Atlanta-based roots-rock band.

    CALICO VISION Athens-based psychedelic pop group.

    HOPE FOR AGOLDENSUMMER Charming and highly praised local neo-folk band delivers the thriftstore gospel. 

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot and friends perform funky sets of Southern rock and roll.

Sunday, July 22

1 event

Live Music

Monday, July 23

1 event

Live Music

Tuesday, July 24

2 events

Live Music

  • 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.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Sunflower Concert Series. 7 p.m. $10 (members), $15. botgarden.uga.edu

    KLEZMER LOCAL 42 Local seven-piece klezmer band specializing in Jewish and gypsy music and featuring Dan Horowitz of Five Eight.

    TRICHORDO No info available.

Wednesday, July 25

4 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    WESTERN MEDICATION Nashville-based post-punk band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    COOL KNIGHTZ Local five-piece band playing AM Gold hits.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    CHRIS HAMPTON TRIO A versatile band that plays covers, originals and gladly takes requests.

  • 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, July 26

3 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    WHITE RABBIT COLLECTIVE Local ensemble with influences ranging from Tuvan folk songs to psychedelic rock anthems to jazz-funk grooves.

  • 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.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE ALLMAN-GOLDFLIES BAND Southern rock and blues band led by Gary Allman and David Goldflies.

    MELODY TRUCKS BAND Jacksonville-based blues-rock band that started in early 2017.