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Tuesday, September 26

6 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5 p.m. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    SUGAR STILL Hard-touring acoustic duo from Chicago.

  • The Foundry

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

    JOE WILLEY & THE MOVING MEN Fiddle-based folk music from the local songwriter and his band.

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $30 (adv.), $35 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    MAC DEMARCO Quirky Canadian indie singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with a smooth-rock sound. 

    THE GARDEN SoCal punk duo consisting of twin brothers.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    OGINALII A name meaning "friendship" in Cherokee, this tightly knit band features a mix of grunge, honky-tonk and Zeppelin-esque rock.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DJS GOOD GIRL & STRAWBERITA Playing pop, hip hop and R&B hits from the '90s.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This series, hosted by Fester Hagood, showcases acoustic solo sets from talented singer-songwriters from Athens and across the country.

Wednesday, September 27

10 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    THE RADIO RANGERS Acoustic folk and country act from Cumming.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    BLUE BODIES New local punk band.

    WHEN PARTICLES COLLIDE New England-based rock duo.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A monthly singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke. This month features Jack Reed, Benjamin Floyd Simpson, Layne Denton, Carla Le Fever, Campbell Harrison and Andy Rogers.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    DREW HOLCOMB AND THE NEIGHBORS Popular Americana band from Nashville.

    DEVON GILFILLIAN Nashville-based blues and soul singer-songwriter.

    MIKE KINNEBREW Singer-songwriter with a meaninfgul, melodic sound.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    KATHERINE BALL A taste of Southern gothic blues.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DONNY KNOTTSVILLE Local hip-hop artist combines modern and traditional rap styles. 

    KAE'EL Georgia artist creating dance-centric hip-hop and R&B.

    CASA VETTE A mix of electronic, ambient and hip hop.

  • Iron Factory

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    BLUES JAM Hosted by Jesse Mariah. Bring your voice and instruments.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    RICK FOWLER BAND Original, guitar-driven blues-rock group.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MC FUNK JAM The house band kicks things off, followed by a jam with MCs on the mic and YOU on guitar, keys, bass, drums or horn. Bring your gear and get funky.

  • 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, September 28

10 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES & FRIENDS Local band playing a fusion of folk, country and Southern rock, with jazz influences.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    STEEL GALLERY High-intensity rock group from Marietta.

    RUHAA Local rock band with alternative and blues influences.

    ACTUS REUS Atlanta-based metal band.

  • DePalma's Italian Cafe

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

    JIM COOK High-energy solo blues performer with strong vocals, slide guitar and "swamp stomp."

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    FIONA SILVER NYC artist who uses her buttery voice to blend genres from rock and roll to electric soul to "ukulele blues."

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    CHRIS BURROUGHS TRIO Jazz ensemble led by Atlanta drummer Chris Burroughs.

  • Iron Factory

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

    PARADISE PATIO A bumpin' deep-house outdoor dance party hosted by DJ Zelium.

  • Iron Factory

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

    RENO ROBERTS Solo folk singer-songwriter.

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    CRANFORD HOLLOW Americana outfit based out of Hilton Head Island, SC.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble.

  • The World Famous

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

    SMOKEDOG This local band plays noisy, burned-out experimental rock and roll.

    Y.O.D Party-starting Athens alternative hip-hop collective.

    WE'RE WEIRD A collaboration between local hip-hop performers Blacknerdninja, LG, Profound and Squalle.

    TIGERDOG Riffy indie-rock band from Charlotte, NC.

Friday, September 29

16 events

Live Music

  • Butt Hutt Bar-B-Q

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

    JIM COOK Cook is joined by Bill Whitley and Charles Sewell for a set of electric blues jams.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    THE ENTERTAINMENT CRACKERS Americana band out of Atlanta.

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Detroit-influenced rock band from Catropolis. This event also serves as a release party for frontman Larry Acquaviva's new book. See story on p. 10.

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

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    NUCLEAR TOURISM Young local rock group playing covers and originals.

    THE PIERRES New alt-rock group from Athens.

  • 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.

    DJ RE>RON Spinning an all-vinyl set of indie, punk and more.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $15 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    SPACE JESUS EDM group described as "the feeling you get when you travel through a wormhole in a fresh pair of Jordans."

    THRIFTWORKS Berkeley, CA-based electronic producer.

    ESSEKS Brooklyn-based producer and visual artist.

    PARROTICE Dubstep and hip-hop producer from Tennessee.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    ANDY BRUH Local DJ Andy Herrington spins and mixes dubstep, EDM and bass music.

  • The Globe

    7 p.m. $7. www.jazzathensga.org

    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.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    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.

    DJS IMMUZIKATION & TWIN POWERS Two of the Booty Boyz spin the newest dance party jams and classic favorites.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    GRASSLAND Local traditional and progressive bluegrass group formerly known as Grassland String Band.

  • 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

    JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • The Office Lounge

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

    DANIEL GRAHAM Atlanta-based rocker with alternative and prog influences.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

  • VFW

    8 p.m. www.vfwathens.com

    HUNTER GRAYSON Playing classic country music.

Saturday, September 30

12 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

    Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    SCOTT BAXENDALE Guitar dynamism from the owner of Baxendale Guitars. Classic bluesy riffs and a lot of soul. 

    FOLK SOCIETY BAND Local group playing folk tunes. 

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    BURNS LIKE FIRE Stewed, screwed and tattooed punk rock band from Athens. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

    EL ESCAPADO Punk rock group out of Nashville.

    CAULFIELD High-energy local garage-rap band.

    CUDDLEFISH Local self-described "snot-punk heartthrobs."

    BLUE BODIES New local punk band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    8 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    MULTIPLE MIGGS High-octane local harcore band.

    RAT BABIES Doomy, psychedelic, long-running local two-piece.

    TEARS FOR THE DYING Atlanta-based death-rock group fronted by Adrya Stembridge.

  • The Foundry

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

    REBEL UNION Local country duo with influences like Miranda Lambert and Sugarland.

    RYLY Singer-songwriter promoting his first EP.

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

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

  • Georgia Square Mall

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-369-5714

    ATHENS RECOVERY FEST Featuring performances by Lexington Jam, Convince the Kid, Fat Arm Daddy and Mister Tie Dye.

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $15 (adv.), $17 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    WHITNEY Melancholic indie-rock group out of Chicago featuring former members of Smith Westerns. See story on p. 9.

    KWEKU COLLINS Young, melodic hip-hop artist from Chicago.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    IMMATERIAL POSSESSION New, Atlanta-based duo.

    FEMALE IMAGINATION Local experimental act.

    JIMENA LOREDA Surrealist artist and puppeteer.

    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. $7. 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.

  • Iron Factory

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

    GENKI GENKI PANIC Instrumental horror-surf group from Chattanooga.

    THE FLAMETHROWERS Athens-based surf-rock band.

    FORBIDDEN WAVES Surfy local garage-rock combo.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    LADY LOVE & THE LOSING STREAK Rootsy, riffy rock quartet from Atlanta.

Sunday, October 1

5 events

Live Music

  • ACC Library

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    ATHENS TANGO PROJECT Local group playing Argentine tango.

  • The Foundry

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

    MORGAN JAMES New York-based soul singer known for her work with Postmodern Jukebox.

    ANSLEY STEWART Local singer-songwriter playing rock, blues and classical.

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    1 p.m. FREE! www.wuga.org

    ATHENS JAZZ FESTIVAL The family-friendly, outdoor fest features music from DJ SegarBig Band Jazz, Trio Deluxe, Tiny Jazz Arkestra, Louis Romanos, Mary Sigalas with Jakob Deat, John Dunn and Jazzman and Period 6. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

    1 p.m. FREE! 706-612-9327

    DJ OSMOSE Spinning an all-vinyl set of funk, soul, roots reggae and more.

  • Iron Factory

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    DAVID LOCOCO Local singer performs classic jazz standards in the styles of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and more.

Monday, October 2

4 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. FREE! www.40watt.com

    Y.O.D Party-starting Athens alternative hip-hop collective.

    B.Y.V. Atlanta-based conscious-rap collective with a live band.

    N-BLOCK A showcase of local hip-hop talent.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    WAKA FLOCKA FLAME Atlanta-based rapper known for hits like "O Let's Do It" and "Hard in Da Paint." 

    DJ WHOO KID Hip hop DJ and producer.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CHECK THE SIGNS Uplifting local family band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Tuesday, October 3

5 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    DEAD HORSES Milwuakee-based Americana trio. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    VAMP CAMP New local experimental ensemble.

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

    NEVIN KIGHT Psychedelic folk songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Virginia.

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This series, hosted by Fester Hagood, showcases acoustic solo sets from talented singer-songwriters from Athens and across the country.

  • The World Famous

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

    FIRST TUESDAY A monthly hip-hop showcase hosted by Montu Miller and Chief Rocka. One-year anniversary show! 

Wednesday, October 4

5 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. $5. www.georgiatheatre.com

    CLAVVS Atlanta-based indie-pop and trip-hop duo. 

    VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.

    A DRUG CALLED TRADITION Atlanta trio fusing shoegaze, krautrock and psych influences.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    THE HACKERS No info available.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    PADGETT & POULIN Local guitar virtuoso and songwriter Chris Padgett teams with violinist Adam Poulin.

  • 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.

  • The World Famous

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

    SLOW CAVES Synth-punk group from Colorado.

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

Thursday, October 5

11 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES & FRIENDS Local band playing a fusion of folk, country and Southern rock, with jazz influences.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    BIG MORGAN Local band that plays a rhythmic, high-energy brand of garage-rock.

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

    FUTURE APE TAPES Local group creating psychedelic, experimental music driven by loops, beats, guitars and synths.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    SUNSQUABI "Electronic hydro-funk" group from Colorado.

    ANDY BRUH ELEMENTAL SET The producer pairs with drummer Rohan Prakesh and percussionist Phil Ordonez, bringing a tribal groove to the mix.

  • The Foundry

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

    LUKE ELLIOT Singer-songwriter out of New Jersey.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    RETROGRADE DJ spinning house tunes "from past and present."

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    COM TRUISE Producer described as creating "mid-fi synth-wave, slow-motion funk”.

    NOSAJ THING Los Angeles producer making synth-based instrumental hip hop.

    CLEOPOLD L.A.-based electro DJ and producer.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    STEVE COUGHLIN & PROBABLE CAUSE Smooth Americana group from Hartwell.

  • Live Wire

    9 p.m. FREE! www.livewireathens.com

    TECROPOLIS Athens' longest-running electronic dance music series, with special guests.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    ODD STREET BAND Local funk and soul-influenced rock band.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble.

  • The World Famous

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

    MISTER TIE DYE Local nine-piece instrumental fusion group with a potent horn section.

Friday, October 6

9 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    MILLENNIAL FALCON Playing indie, rock and dance covers with an emphasis on hits from the 2000s and '10s.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    MAXIMUM BUSY MUSCLE Hard-hitting local math-rock trio.

    MOTHER THE CAR  Founded by a brother duo, this garage-rock act incorporates blues and other influences.

    HUNGER ANTHEM Fuzzed-out, guitar-driven local indie-rock band.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $14 (door). www.40watt.com

    ABBEY ROAD LIVE Beloved local Beatles tribute band known for its attention to detail and musical proficiency. This is a special John Lennon birthday show.

  • The Foundry

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

    MIKE DEKLE Local country singer-songwriter whose music has been covered by artists like Kenny Rogers and Ricky Scaggs.

    LEVI LOWREY Storyteller and country singer-songwriter from Dacula.

    ABBY OWENS Songwriter playing heartfelt Americana.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE GEORGIA FLOOD Atlanta-based indie-blues band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    UGLY GOD Rapper and producer out of Houston, TX.

    CAULFIELD New local project featuring Athens MC Son1.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    PZZYFOOT Atlanta-based rock and soul band.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

  • VFW

    8 p.m. www.vfwathens.com

    COUNTRY RIVER Local classic country group that has been together for 25 years. 

Saturday, October 7

7 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    GOATWHORE Iconic, long-running death-metal band out of New Orleans.

    SAVAGIST Long-running local psychedelic metal band.

    GUILLOTINE Death metal band from Atlanta. Album release show!

  • The Classic Center

    7 p.m. $22 (adv.), $38 (door). www.classiccenter.com

    THE STEELDRIVERS Popular bluegrass band out of Nashville, TN.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    ZAC CROOK Folky, Athens-based singer-songwriter.

    THE MOONSHINE Local roots band playing "an incandescent blend of guitar, autoharp and upright bass."

    CULLEN WADE & THE WATERS Telling stories of loss and gain through rock-influenced Americana.

  • The Foundry

    2 p.m. $10 (adv.), $15 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    BBQ, BOURBON & BLUES FESTIVAL Featuring Selwyn BirchwoodCameron Sun and the MoonShynes, Delta Moon, Will White & The Howlin' South, The Georgia Healers, The Original Screwtops, Frankie's Blues Mission and Marion Montgomery & Glyn Denham.

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-372-1236

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $20 (adv.), $23 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    GANJA WHITE NIGHT Bass-focused EDM duo.

    CHARLESTHEFIRST Dreamy, psychedelic and danceable EDM.

  • Sandy Creek Park

    11 a.m. $15 (adults), $8 (students). www.athensfolk.org

    NORTH GEORGIA FOLK FESTIVAL The 33rd edition of the festival features music from Rebecca Sunshine Band, Cortez Garza, Remedy Tree, Beto Cacao, South Carolina Broadcasters, MrJordanMrTonks, Klezmer Local 42, Georgia Mudcats, Broken String Band, Austin Darnell, Sarah Zuniga, Rob McCurry and Boone Hood.

Sunday, October 8

2 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, featuring John Dunn & the Jazzman Band.

  • The World Famous

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

    DEAD NEIGHBORS This local band plays shoegaze-inspired garage-rock.

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

    BEVERLY Athens-based experimental performer.

Tuesday, October 10

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    SERATONES Rock and roll band from Shreveport, LA.

  • The Foundry

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

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

    OH, JEREMIAH Local alt-country band inspired by songwriters like Josh Ritter and Ryan Adams. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. $5. www.georgiatheatre.com

    MDOU MOCTAR Tuareg songwriter and musician playing original electronic compositions.

    DRUNKEN FOREIGNER BAND A psychedelic twist on the traditional music of Thailand and Laos.

    THE TAXICAB VERSES Local group fronted by Jim Wilson and inspired by the traditional sounds of Ghana.

  • The World Famous

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

    MOTHERFUCKER Hard-driving, riffy local rock and roll trio.

    WAR BRIDES Sludgy, Chicago-based post-hardcore group.

    TWELVES Angular noise-rock band from Madison, WI.

Wednesday, October 11

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    HOT RAM Atlanta-based trio creating melodic metal.

    HIVELORDS Heavy metal group out of Philadephia.

    NECROSCYTHE Metal group from Philadelphia.

    MARSES Local "party-doom" four-piece band.

  • The Foundry

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

    DAVINA AND THE VAGABONDS Jazz-influenced blues band out of Minnesota.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The World Famous

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

    BARRETT C. SMITH Athens-based roots-music singer-songwriter.

    SLEEPING BAG Bloomington, IN-based indie-rock trio.

Thursday, October 12

8 events

Live Music

Friday, October 13

8 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    BRENT GAFFORD Local country singer-songwriter.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    THE VINYL SUNS Athens-based blues-rock five-piece.

    GREG MEREDITH Local singer-songwriter who uses a loop pedal for on-the-spot beatmaking.

    CHOIR OF BABBLE Melodic and aggressive rock group.

    ONE HORSE PARADE Indie-rock four-piece out of Macon.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.40watt.com

    MANDOLIN ORANGE North Carolina-based folk duo that touches on bluegrass and country. 

    DORI FREEMAN Americana singer-songwriter from Virginia.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE SWINGIN' MEDALLIONS Best known for their 1966 hit "Double Shot (of My Baby's Love)," today the Medallions are made up of children or other relatives of the original lineup and bill themselves as "the party band of the South." 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    DRAKE WHITE AND THE BIG FIRE Rustic Southern rock band with a gospel howl.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    SLENDERMAN Displeased with the shaming of his name, Slenderman is making his public debut with a DJ set.

  • Iron Factory

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

    LILY HERNE Local group playing dream-rock with psychedelic and folk influences.

    JESSE MARIAH Blues and rock singer-songwriter.

    JAYCIE & THE BEARDS Augusta-based Americana trio.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

Saturday, October 14

7 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

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

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    DREAM CULTURE Eclectic local psychedelic rock group.

    KILROY KOBRA Jammy, Atlanta-based art-rock group.

    THE WELDONS New local rock band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    DONNY KNOTTSVILLE Local hip-hop artist combines modern and traditional rap styles. 

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $27. www.40watt.com

    CONOR OBERST Singer-songwriter from Omaha, NE known for his work with indie-folk mainstay Bright Eyes. 

    TIM KASHER Known for fronting indie icons Cursvie, Kasher is now touring solo.

    FRANCES QUINLAN The leader of indie-rock upstart Hop Along performs solo.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door). 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.

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-372-1236

    RACHEL O'NEAL Local Athens solo folk artist.

  • Georgia Theatre

    6:30 p.m. $35 (adv.), $38 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    NEEDTOBREATHE Popular Charleston, SC Christian rock trio with a soulful, Southern-inspired sound.

    THE BRUMMIES Worldwide-touring country group known for the hit single "Be My Girl."

Sunday, October 15

2 events

Live Music

Monday, October 16

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE VINYL SUNS Athens-based blues-rock five-piece.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE WOOD BROTHERS Country and folk-influenced trio from New York.

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

Tuesday, October 17

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MOSAIC Local indie-folk group with a rich sound.

    THE WELCOME HOME Local four-piece indie rock band.

    ALEX MOWRY No information available.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE SH-BOOMS Garage-rock/soul hybrid on tour from Orlando, FL.

    THE RAD TRADS Powerful group out of New York City boasting driving rhythm and horn sections and four lead vocalists.

  • The World Famous

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

    THE MOBROS Vintage-sounding mix of blues, soul, funk and Latin music from Camden, SC. 

    YOUNG MISTER Steven Fiore and his band play catchy, psychedelic Americana.

Wednesday, October 18

4 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    JON CLEARY TRIO R&B/funk group led by New Orleans funkmaster and England native Cleary.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ROB NANCE AND THE LOST SOULS North Carolina-based folk-rock singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $18 (adv.), $23 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    CODY JOHNSON Country singer-songwriter with a crowd-pleasing vibe. 

    JORDAN RAGER Country singer-songwriter from Loganville.

  • 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, October 19

7 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES & FRIENDS Local band playing a fusion of folk, country and Southern rock, with jazz influences.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

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

    HAPPY ABANDON Indie-rock band out of Chapel Hill, NC, with heavy emphasis on dramatic show production.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    8 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    BRIAN REVELS Singer-songwriter out of Atlanta.

    SARAH ZUNIGA Talented singer-songwriter with a sweet, strong voice.

    THE SINGING BUTCHER The performing alias of singer-songwriter (and butcher) Tim George.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $29 (adv.), $33 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    GOGOL BORDELLO Hard-touring gypsy-punk act from New York City.

    LUCKY CHOPS Brassy funk band out of New York City.
  • Georgia Theatre

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

    LILY ROSE Local pop-folk singer-songwriter.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble.

  • The World Famous

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

    MISTER TIE DYE Local nine-piece instrumental fusion group with a potent horn section.

Friday, October 20

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    JE SUIS FRANCE The longtime local goofball rockers return to the stage to celebrate their 20th anniversary.

    THE ARCS Long-running local rock four-piece with power-pop influences.

    SUMMER HYMNS Athens songwriter Zachary Gresham plays intricate and powerful indie-folk.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    PICKLED HOLLER Local "folk-grass" collective hosts a pickin' session. 

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

  • The World Famous

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

    PYLON REENACTMENT SOCIETY The songs of the legendary Athens band, as performed by Vanessa Briscoe Hay and an all-star cast of locals. EP release show!

    LINGUA FRANCA The popular local hip-hop artist spins a DJ set.

Saturday, October 21

7 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    KWAZYMOTO Noisy local punk- and and math-influenced rock trio. Album release show!

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

    VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    TOM FOLEY Member of local band Bosco plays a solo set.

    GUMLOG Jangly, melodic local indie-rock group.

    JORDAN ESKER & THE HUNDRED PERCENT Indie band out of Tampa, FL.

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-372-1236

    ADAM KLEIN Local songwriter playing a rustic blend of country, folk and Americana.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    LEFTOVER SALMON Boulder, CO bluegrass jam band playing "polyethnic Cajun slamgrass."

    UNIVERSAL SIGH Athens-based funk-rock band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $18 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    MINNESOTA Popular dubstep DJ from Santa Cruz, CA.

    PSYMBIOTIC Nationwide touring electronic bass music producer.
  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    CLAIRE LYNCH Grammy-nominated bluegrass singer-songwriter out of Nashville.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    Hop Harvest. 1 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    COSMIC CHARLIE Grateful Dead covers like you've never heard before. 

    PACKWAY HANDLE BAND Longstanding local bluegrass outfit playing crafty originals and innovative renditions of classic tunes.

    CHIEF ROCKA Local DJ spins Top 40, hip hop, funk, soul and more.

Monday, October 23

2 events

Live Music

Tuesday, October 24

1 event

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    RATBOYS Infectious indie-rock group from Chicago.

    DAGS! Melodic rock group out of Milano, Italy.

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

Wednesday, October 25

6 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    KARBOMB High-speed, long-running local punk band.

    THE SCANDALS Punk rock group on tour from New Jersey.

    WALK THE PLANK Punk band from Washington, DC.

    THE REMEMBERABLES Fuzz-pop band from Washington, DC.

    SHEHEHE Local band that draws from old-school punk and arena rock to create a fist-pumping atmosphere.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    SPAFFORD Funk-rock four-piece out of Phoenix, AZ.

    VOODOO VISONARY Funky, improvisational dance-rock group out of Atlanta.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $20. www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE DEVIL MAKES THREE Celebrated Americana group featuring eclectic instrumentation. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    HALEY THOMPSON-KING Garage-country singer-songwriter out of Massachusetts.

  • 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.

Thursday, October 26

5 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES & FRIENDS Local band playing a fusion of folk, country and Southern rock, with jazz influences.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CODY HUGGINS Nashville-based singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $28. www.georgiatheatre.com

    CODY JINKS Out of the current Texas country scene, Jinks plays his own brand of honky tonk.

    WARD DAVIS Singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN that has written for Trace Adkins, Willie Nelson and Merle Haggard.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble.

  • The World Famous

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

    MISTER TIE DYE Local nine-piece instrumental fusion group with a potent horn section.

Friday, October 27

5 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    DOUBLE FERRARI This local band plays virtuosic, riff-laden, instrumental rock.

    MEAN QUEEN New local rock band featuring members of Chrissakes and We Versus the Shark.

    NIGHT IDEA Richmond, VA band with "a unique, playful approach to progressively weirder indie rock."

    APPARITION Athens band playing a raucous, thrashy brand of hardcore.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE SALT FLATS Melodic and lively local guitar-rock band. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    BRETT YOUNG Country-pop singer out of Orange County, CA.

    CARLY PEARCE Acclaimed country songstress from Kentucky.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverance.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!