COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, July 25

4 events

Live Music

  • 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.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    :LOVESONGS Athens-based experimental band with jazz, electronic and metal influences.

    HALF ACID Greg O'Connell uses synths and other unconventional instruments to create a psychedelic stew.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    EXPERIMENTAL NIGHT Featuring In Sonitus Lux, Uma's Thermos, Clara's Moon, Female Imagination, Being a Bean, Ariel Samuel and Sandy Dentures.

  • 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, July 26

8 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

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

    DJ KLON Spinning electronic music.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

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

    HIM HORRISON Experimental solo folk project from Mississippi.

    QUEST GIVER No info available.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE ALARM Iconic UK folk-rock band led by singer Mike Peters. See story on p. 10.

    DODD FERRELLE Lyrical folk-rock from songwriter and Winterville Mayor Dodd Ferrelle.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $25 (adv.), $28 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    JIMMY HERRING & THE INVISIBLE WHIP The Aquarium Rescue Unit and Allman Brothers Band guitarist plays with his new group.

  • 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

    8 p.m. 706-546-4742

    ALEX CULBRETH Edgy alt-country singer-songwriter from Virginia.

  • 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 27

10 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    SEVERE BLUSH Experimental electronic sounds from Athens' Logan Shirah.

    KOLEZANKA Dreamy electro-pop project from Arizona.

    CIVILS Experimental solo pop sounds courtesy of Athens musician Drew Kirby.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    AUSTIN DARNELL Local blues singer-songwriter and Darnell Boys member plays a solo set.

    MARY BRAGG Americana singer-songwriter from rural Georgia who has spent time in the Brooklyn and Nashville scenes.

    KYSHONA ARMSTRONG Soulful singer-songwriter with a rootsy, bluesy sound.

  • The Foundry

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

    JERRY JOSEPH AND FRIENDS Prolific longtime folk-rock singer and guitarist from New York. He'll be joined by drummer Todd Nance.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    LAS PINAS Surfy punk band from Argentina. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    RATTLESNAKE RATTLERS Old-timey jug band from Alabama.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    LOUIS ROMANOS TRIO Local jazz combo led by percussionist Louis Romanos.

  • Iron Factory

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

    BEAR & THE HONEY DREAMS Dreamy psychedelic pop group from Calhoun.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    RYE BABY Twangy, Chattanooga-based Americana duo.

  • 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.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5 p.m. www.sobrewco.com

    STRIKE 4 Family band focusing on classic pop and rock from the '60s-'90s.

Friday, July 28

13 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    OLDE WORLD MONKEYS Local Southern rock four-piece.

    THE GOOD LOOKS Young band playing a custom blend of rock, blues, funk, punk and alternative.

    FUNK WREX Local psychedelic funk group.

    CHRIS GUSTIN Solo violinist and singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    BECCA MANCARI Eclectic folk singer-songwriter based in Nashville.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    COSMIC CHARLIE Grateful Dead covers like you've never heard before. Tonight is a Jerry Garcia birthday celebration.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    HEATHEN SONS Alt-country-influenced rock band from Nashville.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    OUTERSEA Athens-based psychedelic surf-rock five-piece.

    DJS TWIN POWERS & SLIP & FALL Two DJs team up to lead a dance party.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    SHAUNA AND THE JAYWALKERS Local artist Shauna Greeson performs original songs with band members Forrest Leffer and Chris Nace.

  • 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

    KATIE COLLINS Singer-songwriter playing classical piano with a melodic twist.

    DEADPAN NANCY Playing bluegrass songs and non-bluegrass songs that have been bluegrassed.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE LAGOONS Rising up from Tuscaloosa, AL, this jammy foursome claims influences of blues, funk and reggae.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SACRED HOLLOW Local band playing loud, catchy hard rock with a bite.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

  • The Roadhouse

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-2324

    THE LAST JAMURAI New local good-time funk rock and roll band.

Saturday, July 29

15 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

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

    RANDOM ACTS No info available.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    JOHN CLARK BAND Southern rock and blues group led by Clark and featuring Kirk Green, Nick Johnson and Steven Maben.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    100 WATT HORSE Kindhearted, Olympia, WA-based folk-rock act led by songwriter George Pettis.

    ALL TALK Boston-based indie-pop trio.

    THE WASHBOARD ABS Arty, Olympia, WA-based indie-pop group.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    SOJOURN Emotionally charged local hard rock band.

    SACRED HOLLOW Local band playing loud, catchy hard rock with a bite.

    LIBERATOR Athens-based three-piece hard-rock band.

  • The Foundry

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

    CAROLINE AIKEN & FRIENDS Guitarist and singer Aiken's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

    TIMI CONLEY Local pop rabblerouser Timi Conley performs with his band.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    VAMP CAMP New local experimental ensemble.

    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

    LOUISIANA SOUL REVIVAL Soul, blues and funk group from New Orleans.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    10 p.m. www.hiloathens.com

    BOYCYCLE Local folk-pop band, featuring acoustics and synths and starring the vocals of Ashley Floyd. Album release show! See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

    NICHOLAS MALLIS & THE BOREALIS Mallis' music is "a cross between David Bowie, The Ventures, and a little bit of Neil Diamond."

  • 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

    MAC MCCOMB One-man band complete with guitar, cajon, hi-hat, harmonica and vocals.

    DIABLO SANDWICH & THE DR. PEPPERS Local all-star Southern rock band blending country, gypsy, jazz and more.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

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

    HOT CORNER HIP HOP Featuring performances by Big Lo, Bak OnThe Beat, Musashi Xero, DK, Seline Haze, Mad Ace and Clip Art. Plus, a cash-prize freestyle competition.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    7 p.m. www.3railroad.org

    SCOTT & SEAN HOLSHOUSER Performing an evening of classical pop music.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    AARON WALKER BAND No info available.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

Sunday, July 30

4 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

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

    THE LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local band. Every Sunday!

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    EXPERIMENTAL NIGHT Featuring synth-heavy sets from touring acts Kevin Greenspon and J. Hamilton Isaacs and local Ezra Buchla.

  • Iron Factory

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

    PARADISE PATIO A weekly LGBTQ-friendly series focusing on eclectic techno and deep-house electronica, hosted by DJ Zelium.

  • John Keane Studios

    6 p.m. $10–20 (donation). www.johnkeanestudios.com

    NEW SOUTH SHOWCASE Host Caroline Aiken interviews and introduces performer Suzanne Slair.

Monday, July 31

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    TALL TALL TREES Psychedelic folk artist and Kishi Bashi band member Mike Savino performs. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    ADRIANA T & FRIENDS The leader of local band Partials hosts a jam session.

Tuesday, August 1

4 events

Live Music

Wednesday, August 2

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    YOUNG VALLEY Mississippi-based twang-rock six-piece.

  • 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.

  • 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, August 3

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    OMNI Lo-fi pop band from Atlanta featuring former members of Deerhunter and Carnivores.

    NEIGHBOR LADY Twangy, melodic rock group led by local singer-songwriter Emily Braden.

    JUAN DE FUCA Driving indie-rock band fronted by local songwriter Jack Cherry.

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    APPARITION New local band playing hardcore thrash.

    TEN VOLT SHOCK German punk band with a noisy, brutal sound.

    FUCKING CORNDOGS Local Minutemen tribute act.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE YOUNG STEP Mysterious swamp-rock outfit from St. Augustine, FL.

  • 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.

Friday, August 4

11 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    KICK THE ROBOT Power-pop trio from Athens with infectious energy.

    THE HOWLING TONGUES Radio-ready, Atlanta-based rock and roll band.

    BEAU & LUCI Folk-rock sister-sister duo from South Georgia.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    SURVIVAL CRIMES Garage-punk band from Asheville, NC.

    VACATION STATE Columbia, SC-based heavy rock group.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    THE DASHBOARD SAVIORS Long-running local rock band fronted by songwriter Todd McBride.

    HAYRIDE Powerful, perennial local rock and roll three-piece.

  • The Foundry

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

    SEAN VANMETER Local pianist and songwriter who explores a variety of styles. He's joined by special guest Hooch Holler, plus comedian Dannette Flint.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    MANAS Bhutanese guitarist Tashi Dorji's duo with Thom Nguyen explores the outer fringes of free rock.

    GODDESS COMPLEX Local experimental project.

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

    KILLICK & MONIQUE OSORIO Local avant-garde pioneer Killick Hinds is joined by vocalist Monique Osorio.

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

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    8 p.m. www.3railroad.org

    TOMMY WOMACK Nashville-based author and singer-songwriter who fronted the post-punk band Government Cheese.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SOUL MECHANICS Progressive funk/jam band out of Chattanooga, TN. 

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

Saturday, August 5

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

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

    CONVINCE THE KID New local alternative rock band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CORDOVAS Americana-influenced rock and roll group from Nashville.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.facebook.com/athensA2A

    CBGB ATHENS A star-studded benefit show to support local homeless veterans, featuring Wayne Kramer, Richard Lloyd Group, Peter Holsapple, Dashboard Saviors, Michael Guthrie and more.

Sunday, August 6

2 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

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

    THE LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local band. Every Sunday!

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7:30 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

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

Monday, August 7

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE BROOMESTIX Soulful, funky 10-piece jam band from Nashville.

  • 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, August 8

5 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

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

    JACOB SUNDERLIN Local musician who incorporates elements of noise, folk, ambient and drone.

    LYDIA BRAMBILA Local singer-songwriter and member of Outersea plays a solo set.

  • The Foundry

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

    WEST KING STRING BAND Bluegrass outfit from St. Augustine, FL.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • 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, August 9

7 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring White Violet (7:30 p.m.), Happy Abandon (8:15 p.m.), Rat Fancy (9 p.m.), Kleenex Girl Wonder (10 p.m.), Feather Trade (11 p.m.), The Veldt (12 a.m.) and Elf Power (1 a.m.).

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    LIQUID DYNAMITE Local drummer phenom Dwayne Holloway leads this four-piece through improvised jazz, blues, and funk.

  • 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.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    2 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Emileigh Ireland (2 p.m.), Forresters (3:15 p.m.), COEDS (4 p.m.) and Divine Feed (4:45 p.m.).

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    SALLY AND THE SIX GRAND Old-time rock band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    RICHARD CHAMBERLAIN Local acoustic singer-songwriter and member of Mama's Love.

  • 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, August 10

6 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    KATIE COLLINS Singer-songwriter playing classical piano with a melodic twist.

    LYDIA SERA Local visual artist and musician.

    LUCAS O'CONNELL No info available.
  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Red Pony Clock (7:30 p.m.), Palehound (8:15 p.m.), The Gotobeds (9 p.m.), Marshmallow Coast (9:45 p.m.), Antlered Aunt Lord (10:30 p.m.), Waxahatchee (11:15 p.m.) and The Apples in Stereo (12:15 a.m.).

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    2 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Ancient Whales (2:30 p.m.), DieAlps! (3:15 p.m.), Heavenly Creatures (4 p.m.) and Outer Spaces (4:45 p.m.).

  • 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

    5 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Procedure Club (5:15 p.m.) and Casper & the Cookies (6 p.m.).

Friday, August 11

7 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    HANNIE AND THE SLOBS Garage-rock project featuring members of The Rodney Kings and Muuy Biien.

    BIG BLISS Brooklyn-based goth-rock group.

  • The Foundry

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

    CRESTON MAXEY BAND Group from Winder playing a mix of country and Southern rock.

    FIVE SPEED Athens-based country and Southern rock group.

    JORDAN ROWE Country singer-songwriter from South Georgia.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Einschlagen (7:30 p.m.), Big Quiet (8:15 p.m.), R. Ring (9 p.m.), Laetitia Sadier (10 p.m.), Eureka California (11 p.m.) and Superchunk (12 a.m.).

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    2 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Growl (2:30 p.m.), Schande (3:15 p.m.), Très Oui (4 p.m.) and Big Fresh (4:45 p.m.).

  • 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

    5 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Matt Harnish (5:15 p.m.) and Claire Cronin (6 p.m.).

Saturday, August 12

7 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

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

    UNUS MUNDUS Psychedelic blues and space-rock act.

    DAVIS RIPLEY KELLER Performing spoken-word poetry.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    THE GRAWKS Local rock band that sounds like "Bazooka Joe bubble gum laced with shrapnel." Album release show!

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

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

    TWINKI Drag-queen rapper from Jacksonville, FL.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Superbody (7:30 p.m.), Lingua Franca (8:15 p.m.), Noon:30 (9 p.m.), Pylon Reenactment Society (10 p.m.), Tunabunny (11 p.m.) and ESG (12 a.m.).

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7:30 p.m. $5. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    CHRISTOPHER ALAN YATES & ADELAIDE TAI Singer and visual artist Tai and songwriter Yates of The Sweet Tea Project come together to create fresh sounds.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    2 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Saline (2:30 p.m.), Dump Him (3:15 p.m.), Seafang (4 p.m.) and Scooterbabe (4:45 p.m.).

  • The World Famous

    5 p.m. www.athenspopfest.com

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Peyote Coyote (5:15 p.m.) and Harlot Party (6 p.m.).

Sunday, August 13

1 event

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

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

    THE LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local band. Every Sunday!

Monday, August 14

1 event

Live Music

Tuesday, August 15

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    DAVID BARBE & INWARD DREAM EBB The Athens scene legend performs material from his new solo album, backed by members of New Madrid. Album release show!

    THE HERNIES Local riff-heavy rock band displaying influences from classic to indie rock.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Sunflower Concert Series. 7 p.m. $15. botgarden.uga.edu

    RANDALL BRAMBLETT This established Georgia singer-songwriter's Southern-tinged music pulls from a variety of influences.

Wednesday, August 16

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    ASHLEY WALLS Up-and-coming country singer-songwriter from Marietta.

    RUHAA Local alt-rock group playing covers and originals.

    JORDAN ROWE Country singer-songwriter from South Georgia.

  • 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.

Thursday, August 17

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    DONNY KNOTTSVILLE Local hip-hop/performance artist combines Dada and Fluxus influences with modern and traditional rap styles. CD release show!

    BLUE BODIES New local punk band.

    LOUIE LARCENY Local MC with a fiery delivery and dark, moody beats.

    CALICO VISION Dream-pop group from Athens.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    CHRISTOPHER WITHOUT HIS LIVER Songwriter Chris Ingham plays a set of loop-heavy solo jams.

    AJ GRIFFIN Griffin, of French Exit and Circulatory System, plays a solo set.

    LYDIA SERA Local visual artist and musician.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    PIP THE PANSY Formerly known as Wrenn, this local artist plays eclectic, radio-ready pop.

    SAM BURCHFIELD The Atlanta-based singer-songwriter plays a set of his folk-pop tunes. 

    EUGENE MARIE New electropop duo from Brooklyn.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    HARDY AND THE HARDKNOCKS Local singer-songwriter T. Hardy Morris and his band play twangy, raucous folk-rock. 

    GRINGO STAR Atlanta-based indie rock quartet.

    MIGHTY Alternative rock group from Atlanta.

    COWBOY CURTYS New local alt-country 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.

Friday, August 18

9 events

Live Music

  • Cloverleaf Farm

    12 p.m. www.wildwoodrevival.com

    WILDWOOD REVIVAL Day one of the Americana festival, featuring The Bones of J.R. Jones, Durand Jones & The Indications, Shakey Graves and live-band karaoke with Heath Haynes and The Hi Dollars.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    AURAL OCEANS New local experimental duo.

    DEMETER LUNCHLORD Shapeshifting, Athens-based avant-garde duo.

    EZRA BUCHLA Local composer and multi-instrumentalist.

    KIRAN FERNANDES Solo experimental sounds from this local musician.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    THE SALT FLATS Melodic and lively local guitar-rock band. Album release show!

    THE ARCS Long-running local rock band featuring Dave Gerow, Kevin Lane, Brandon Reynolds and Ben Spraker.

    A Harvey Milk guitarist Creston Spiers puts a despondent spin on classic rock sounds.

  • The Foundry

    9 p.m. $10 (adv)., $13 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    ABBEY ROAD LIVE Beloved local Beatles tribute band known for its attention to detail and musical proficiency. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    REID MORRIS Young country singer-songwriter from Carrollton.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MIDNIGHT SNACK Arty, Asheville, NC-based rock group.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    RILEY GREEN Country singer-songwriter from Alabama.

    MUSCADINE BLOODLINE Country duo from Nashville via Mobile, AL.

    JOBE FORTNER Country music singer-songwriter.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

Saturday, August 19

4 events

Live Music

Sunday, August 20

2 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

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

    THE LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local band. Every Sunday!

  • Cloverleaf Farm

    12 p.m. www.wildwoodrevival.com

    WILDWOOD REVIVAL Day three of the Americana festival, featuring a "gospel brunch," plus The Darnell Boys and Early James.

Tuesday, August 22

3 events

Live Music

Wednesday, August 23

4 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    LITTLE STRANGER Poppy, funky alternative hip hop group from Charleston, SC.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MOON TAXI Retro-inspired jam band with an eclectic sound featuring unique melodies.

    BIG SOMETHING Burlington, NC-based jam band.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700 (Timothy Rd. 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, August 24

4 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MRJORDANMRTONKS Tommy Jordan and William Tonks' collaboration features rootsy guitar picking and paired vocal melodies. They'll be joined by Eric Carter of Bloodkin.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $21 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    COREY SMITH Singer-songwriter who combines emotional country influences with rough, soulful vocals.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    TOM MACKELL Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville via Charleston, 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.

Friday, August 25

7 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    SONS OF SAILORS Jimmy Buffet cover band, featuring members of the Tony Pritchett Band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    C2 & THE BROTHERS REED Southern rock outfit from Lexington, KY.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    HALEY MAE CAMPBELL Folky singer-songwriter from Charleston, SC.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $21 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    COREY SMITH Singer-songwriter who combines emotional country influences with rough, soulful vocals.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7:30 p.m. $8. www.hendershotscoffee.com

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

    LASSINE KOUYATE Local singer-songwriter Adam Klein presents a twist on traditional West African music.

    STRING THEORY High-energy acoustic fusion and funk-oriented progressive rock with elements of bluegrass and Americana.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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