COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, August 16

11 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    QUIG & THE BOYS Local rock band playing old, new, blues and rock with a twist.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    SPUD CANNON Young alt-rock outfit.

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

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    HEAVY BOI FEST Heavy-metal showcase featuring Strawberry Reproduction, Doomsayer, Every Body Sleeps, The Callous Daoboys and Convince the Kid

  • The Foundry

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

    BEAU & LUCI Folky sister-sister duo from South Georgia with blues and classic rock influences.

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $22 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

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

    JOBE FORTNER Country singer-songwriter originally from Monroe.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    GASLIGHT STREET Charleston, SC-based roots-rock band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE JOSEPHINES Country-rock outfit from Bowling Green, KY.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    JAZZ JAM Some of our town's most talented musicians get together at this happening. Bring your axe, or grab a table and give an ear.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    JEFF RUBY Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.

  • The World Famous

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

    ANDREW BLOOMS Mosaic frontman Andrew Huang performs a set of uplifting folk-pop.

    ZAC CROOK Local folk singer-songwriter.

    THE LITTLE STRONG Athens-based singer-songwriter formerly known as Carly Joy King.

Friday, August 17

16 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    THE FLYING BUFFALOS Ken Parris leads an all-star lineup playing their favorite classic tunes.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    MONOTHEIST Extreme prog-metal band from Orlando.

    BEAST MODE Local groove-thrash band that offers "the heaviest metal in the city."

    CONTROL THE DEVASTATOR Atlanta group that falls in between progressive and death metal.

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    UNUS MUNDUS Athens-based psychedelic blues and space-rock act.

    HART DEER Atlanta musician specializing in rock, jazz and classical music.

    HEIDI HOLTON Country-blues singer-songwriter from North Carolina.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $11 (adv.), $13 (door). www.40watt.com

    DREW PARKER Country singer-songwriter from Covington.

    JORDAN ROWE Country singer-songwriter from South Georgia.

  • The Foundry

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

    SAIL ON Beach Boys tribute band performing that band's classic hits. 

  • 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

    REVEREND CONNER TRIBBLE Good old-fashioned rock and roll from Athens mainstay Tribble and his band.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $5. 706-546-5609

    MICHAELSOFT 98 Atlanta-based lo-fi electropop project.

    PARTY FAVOR Local supergroup featuring members of Muuy Biien, Surface to Air Missive and Neighbor Lady.

    MIDNIGHT BOI Alias of local musician Eli Rickli, playing "pseudo-Satanic hip hop."

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    FUNK BROTHERHOOD The local all-star band plays a set dedicated to Prince and The Time.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.

  • Nowhere Bar

    6 p.m. 706-546-4742

    NICHOLAS MALLIS & THE BOREALIS Local songwriter Mallis and his band play quirky, melodic pop music.

    FORBIDDEN WAVES Surfy local garage-rock combo.

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

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SANCTIFIED REVIVAL Classic and Southern rock-influenced band from Atlanta.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    4:30 p.m. $25. www.sobrewco.com

    ANNIVERSARY PARTY Southern Brewing celebrates three years of business with a two-day festival. Friday features music from Pylon Reenactment Society, Outersea , WesdaRuler and Lavender HolyfieldSee Calendar Pick on p. 20.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    FOXWOOD Alternative rock band fronted by songwriter Jesse Biondi.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

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

  • White Tiger Gourmet

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

    THE KANNONS Folky rock duo featuring two Athens youngsters.

Saturday, August 18

12 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    TRIBUTE BAND NIGHT Featuring allcaps playing music by System of a Down, Murder the Mood playing various covers and The Dookie Brothers playing Green Day.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

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

    GUTS CLUB Alias of New Orleans singer-songwriter Lindsey Baker. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

    GEORGIA DISH BOYS Edgy, dissonant local rock group fronted by songwriter Seth Martin.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.40watt.com

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

    FAKE MISTER Local rock group.

    EVERYDAY DOGS Alt-rock band from Athens.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12. www.georgiatheatre.com

    ATHENS LATIN PARTY Athens Latin celebrates its 11th anniversary with a party featuring music from Orquesta el Kartel, El Kartel Latin Band, UGA Salsa Club and DJ K.Liente.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DJ DIGO Spinning "gay goth filth."

    DJ CHAINEDELANE Local DJ "bringing you nasty crunktastic realness on the dance floor."

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    RALPH RODDENBERY Georgia singer-songwriter playing a blend of Americana and roots rock with a twist of the blues. 

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    7 p.m. $10. www.3railroad.org

    FESTER HAGOOD This local songwriter's soft drawl accents his intimate folk-country songs.

    LEVI LOWREY Storyteller and country singer-songwriter from Dacula.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MISNOMER Local nine-piece improvisational fusion group with a funky, jazzy sound.

  • The Office Lounge

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

    HOWARD'S HOE-DOWN Featuring free food and music from Steve Coughlin & Probable Cause, Big Bad Wolf & Big Don Spurlin, Todd Harvey & Rodney Spears and special guests.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    12 p.m. $25. www.sobrewco.com

    ANNIVERSARY PARTY Southern Brewing celebrates three years of business with a two-day festival. Saturday features music from Divine Feed, Blue Blood, The Moonshine, Seline Haze, Drew Beskin, Harlot Party, Palace Doctor, Minorcan, Eureka California, The Veldt and T. Hardy Morris. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    PEACHTREE PEPPERS Modern rock and Red Hot Chili Peppers cover band from Atlanta.

Sunday, August 19

3 events

Live Music

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    3 p.m. www.3railroad.org

    SUNDAY SONGWRITERS REVIVAL A series hosted by Mark "Mojo" Wilmot. This week features William Tonks and Cody Landress-Gibson.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    BLUE CACTUS North Carolina country duo creating songs that range from gritty honky-tonk to heartbreaking balladry.

  • Vega Studio

    5:30 p.m. $10. www.carolineaiken.com

    NEW SOUTH SHOWCASE Host Caroline Aiken presents an evening of performances to benefit local musician Chris McKay, featuring Sunshine Slowdown, The Spinoffs Reenactment Society, Jay Gonzalez, Jason NeSmith & Kay Stanton and Elite tha Showstoppa. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

Monday, August 20

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    HEADS Hard-rock band from Berlin, Germany.

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    KENDALL STREET COMPANY Six-piece Virginia band blending jam, folk, jazz, ska, funk and psych rock.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Detroit-influenced rock band from Catropolis. 

    JOSH HARPER Solo set from a member of local band Rabies Scythe Fight.

    SPACE BROTHER Electronic- and hip-hop-influenced sounds from local musician Donald Whitehead. 

  • 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, August 21

5 events

Live Music

Wednesday, August 22

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.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE SLEEPERS Chicago band influenced by Southern rock and blues.

    THE REMEDIES Chicago-based alt-rock group.

    STRANGE TORPEDO New local alternative rock four-piece.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MICHAEL COAST Nashville-based singer-songwriter, formerly of Athens band Grassland.

  • 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.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! www.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • 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 23

5 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

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

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    HUNTER GRAYSON Local artist playing classic country music.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    DEER EYES New local chillwave/dream-pop three-piece.

    THE CURLS Dream-pop band from Chicago.

    DOT.S Atlanta-based electropop five-piece.

  • 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.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.

Friday, August 24

11 events

Live Music

  • 440 Foundry Pavilion

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

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

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    THE POWERS Local folk-rock band of brothers.

    JEAN JACKET JUMPSUIT No info available.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    TOTAL ASTRONAUT Alt-rock band from South Carolina.

    THE VINYL STRANGERS Melodic local folk-rock band.

  • 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.

  • 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. 6:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    CROOKED SIDEWALKS Band from Atlanta influenced by '60s and '70s FM rock. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    FAMILY AND FRIENDS Local folk-rock sweethearts featuring dynamic percussion and anthemic vocals.

    THE BROOK & THE BLUFF Upstart folk-rock band from Birmingham, AL.

    CASEY HARPER Atlanta-based folk singer-songwriter.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    THE IDES OF JUNE Atlanta-based band influenced by modern and classic rock.

    JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.

    ROSIE & THE RATDOGS New local hard-rock group.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    BRAD GERKE Local folk and alt-country singer-songwriter.

  • White Tiger Gourmet

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

    GYPSY AT HEART Local collective that mixes Middle Eastern and Indian ragas with classical, jazz and folk.

Saturday, August 25

9 events

Live Music

Sunday, August 26

2 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

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

    THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    WHISKEY DAWGS Atlanta group "spreading the truth three chords at a time."

Monday, August 27

1 event

Live Music

Tuesday, August 28

8 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    GEORGIA DISH BOYS Edgy, dissonant local rock group fronted by songwriter Seth Martin.

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

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

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

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

    JON RONIGER & THE GOOD FOR NOTHIN' BAND Louisiana group blending New Orleans jazz and blues with a folk sensibility.

  • 40 Watt Club

    6 p.m. $19 (adv.), $24 (door). www.40watt.com

    NONPOINT Radio-charting rock band from Fort Lauderdale, FL.

    HE IS LEGEND Sludgy metal band from North Carolina.

    LETTERS FROM THE FIRE Hard-rock band on tour from San Francisco.

  • The Foundry

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $27 (adv.), $31 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    HOUNDMOUTH Best-selling alternative-blues group from Indiana.

    LIZ COOPER & THE STAMPEDE Nashville-based psychedelic folk group.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    SLOW PARADE Atlanta/Athens-based band featuring members of Cicada Rhythm and Grand Vapids.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE GEORGIA FLOOD Atlanta-based indie-blues band.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

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

    CHICKASAW MUDD PUPPIES The legendary local "swamp-rock" band reunited earlier this decade after a 20-year hiatus.

    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.

Wednesday, August 29

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.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    FAYROY Rock band from Florida with a dark, tropical feel.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    TOP NACHOS Punk duo from New Paltz, NY.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    JUNIOR PANTHER Local Sloan tribute act.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! www.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • 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, August 30

6 events

Live Music

Friday, August 31

9 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    HUNTER CALLAHAN Young, Nashville-based pop singer-songwriter.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    INSTANT TREELINE Brooklyn, NY-based folk-rock duo.

    BACK CITY WOODS Macon-based bluegrass and Southern rock band.

    ETHAN MULLENAX Local folk singer-songwriter with an eclectic, evocative sound.

    LOECO Athens-based neoclassical post-rock band.

  • The Foundry

    9 p.m. $10. www.thefoundryathens.com

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

  • 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

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CARLY BURRUSS Country singer-songwriter based in Atlanta.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    ATHENS TANGO PROJECT Local group plays a special set featuring standards along with tango renditions of Neutral Milk Hotel, Olivia Tremor Control, R.E.M., Pylon and more.

    IDENTIKIT Atlanta band that draws from klezmer, Latin jazz, orchestral rock and big-band swing.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    LILY ROSE Nashville-based pop-folk singer-songwriter.

Saturday, September 1

8 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LILY ROSE Nashville-based pop-folk singer-songwriter.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    COFFIN TOURTURE Heavy-metal rock band from South Carolina. 

    DAYGLO MOURNING Stoner- and doom-metal band.

    DEAD VIBES ENSEMBLE Two-piece local sludge-metal band.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

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

    QUEST GIVER Local experimental indie trio.

    BELCURVE Indie-rock band on tour from Austin, TX.

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

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    PASTOR TROY Influential Georgia rapper known for hard-hitting singles like "Vica Versa" and "Ridin' Big."

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

    DREW DIXON Blues and Southern gothic performer from South Carolina.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. $3. www.georgiatheatre.com

    BOOTY BOYZ DJs Immuzikation, Twin Powers and Z-Dog spin XXL Freshman hits. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    KYLE CLARK Country singer-songwriter with influences like Thomas Rhett and Jason Aldean.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.

Monday, September 3

1 event

Live Music

Tuesday, September 4

1 event

Live Music

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    5:30 p.m. FREE! hotel.uga.edu

    TUESDAY TUNES A live series featuring new groups and fresh music each month. All musicians are students or TAs at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music.

Wednesday, September 5

5 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $16 (adv.), $18 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    WAXAHATCHEE Stark, confessional pop from indie singer-songwriter Katie Crutchfield. 

    NIGHT SHOP Solo artist Justin Sullivan performs indie and alternative rock sounds.

    ANNA ST. LOUIS L.A.-based indie-rock singer-songwriter. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • 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.

Thursday, September 6

4 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $45. www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE HEAD AND THE HEART Internationally known indie-folk-rock band from Seattle.

    SAVANNAH CONLEY Nashville-based pop singer-songwriter. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    WALKER LUKENS Singer-songwriter from Austin, TX.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.

Friday, September 7

2 events

Live Music

Saturday, September 8

4 events

Live Music

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ROBERT EARL KEEN Americana musician and Texas Heritage Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    6 p.m. $15. www.3railroad.org

    BUDDY MONDLOCK Folk singer-songwriter whose work has been recorded by Garth Brooks, Guy Clark, Joan Baez, Janis Ian, David Wilcox and more.

Sunday, September 9

1 event

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

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

    THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.

Monday, September 10

3 events

Live Music

Wednesday, September 12

3 events

Live Music

Thursday, September 13

4 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    THE FAMILY RECIPE New local fusion outfit blending jazz, jam and blues.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

    MADDY O'NEAL Colorado-based solo electronic act with old school and new hip-hop influences. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.

Friday, September 14

4 events

Live Music

Saturday, September 15

4 events

Live Music

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $28 (adv.), $32 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    DESCENDENTS Iconic four-piece punk band from Southern California.

    A WILHELM SCREAM Melodic hardcore band from Massachusetts.

    PEARS Punk band from New Orleans.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.

  • J & J Flea Market

    10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE! www.jandjfleamarket.com

    J&J MUSIC FESTIVAL An all-day showcase of music featuring Universal Sigh, Foster, Daniel Hardin, Magnolia Wind, Sound Medicine and FredX.

Sunday, September 16

1 event

Live Music

  • The World Famous

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

    LIL WHITE BITCH Local experimental electronic performer.

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

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