COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, July 20

13 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

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

    RACHEL O'NEAL Locally based solo folk singer-songwriter. (8 a.m.)

    BILL LONG & FRIENDS Playing acoustic bluegrass, folk, gospel, country and more. (10 a.m.)

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    ROSIE & THE RATDOGS Athens-based hard-rock group.

    THE STONE EYE Fuzzed-out psych-rock band from Philadelphia.

    APE VERMIN Progressive sludge-metal band from North Carolina.

    MAHEETA Athens band blending metal and reggae.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    NANA GRIZOL Literate, heartfelt folk-punk band led by former Athenian Theo Hilton. See Calendar Pick on p. 10.

    SELINE HAZE Athens-based hip-hop artist who makes "music to inspire, to empathize and to motivate."

    TROPHY BOY New local indie-punk band.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    CANNONANDTHEBOXES Up-and-coming local folk-rock group.

    MAXX MARSHALL Indie-folk singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.

    OZELLO Atlanta-based queercore punk band with folk influences. 

  • The Foundry

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

    STRAWBERRY FLATS Local group covering artists such as Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Steppenwolf, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and the Beatles.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CHAD PRATHER Humorist and musician known for viral videos like "Unapologetically Southern."

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    HUMAN RESOURCES Alternative pop-rock group from Charleston, SC.

    CHRIS WILCOX Country singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    BETTER LIVING New local dance-centric dark electro group.

    SUBDIVISION Local ambient electronic project.

    WELCOME BACK FARNEY Solo sampler-based sounds from Cult of Riggonia's Ben Vance.

    AMANITA New local team-up between musicians Ashley Jordan and Thomas Valadez.

    DJ ZELIUM Athens-based DJ and composer spins a deep house and techno dance party.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    ARETHA FRANKLIN TRIBUTE Local musicians pay tribute to the queen of soul.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    8 p.m. $7. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    SLOPFEST Night three of the four-night festival features Harry Carey, Kneeler, Hunger Anthem, Multiple Miggs, Weaponized Flesh, Apparition, Thousandaire, Bursters, Motherfucker and DJ Mahogany. See story on p. 7.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

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

    EASTVILLE BELLE Athens-based Americana outfit.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    CATFISH & THE BOTTOM Funky, folky blues band from Atlanta.

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    CODY WOODY Guitarist, mandolinist and singer-songwriter from Oklahoma.

Sunday, July 21

4 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    THE SEGAR JAZZ AFFAIR WXAG radio DJ Dwain Segar curates a night of smooth jazz. This month's show features Isaac Byrd Jr. & His Smooth Jazz Band.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

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

    SLOPFEST Night four of the four-night festival features CWOHLCollision DriveSmall Beige Girl, and DJ Yung Smokey. See story on p. 7.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    6 p.m. $5. www.3railroad.org

    SUNDAY AFTERNOON SONGWRITERS' REVIVAL A monthly event hosted by Mark "Mojo" Wilmot. This month's show features Gary Grossman and Hill Roberts.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

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

Monday, July 22

3 events

Live Music

Tuesday, July 23

3 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

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

    MANNEQUIN PARTY Three-piece local Americana band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9 p.m. $5. www.georgiatheatre.com

    WILEY ATL Rapper and singer-songwriter from Atlanta.

    DAVIDTHETRAGIC Atlanta-based hip-hop producer and artist.

    KENT OSBORNE Rap artist from Nashville, TN via Atlanta.

    LOSTRADAMUS New local indie hip-hop artist.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    7 p.m. $15. botgarden.uga.edu

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

    ASHLEY WALLS Up-and-coming local country singer-songwriter.

Wednesday, July 24

7 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    GRUNFELDER Athens-based garage-rock group with punk and ska influences.

    TAN UNIVERSE "Surfadelicgaragepunk" three-piece from Asheville, NC.

    UNTIL THREE Athens-based indie-rock duo.

  • The Foundry

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

    CAROLINE AIKEN BAND Local guitarist Aiken is known as a masterful songwriter and onetime anchor of the Atlanta folk sene.

    MATT JOINER BAND Local group drawing inspiration from blues and classic rock.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite AM Gold, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    BLUNT BANGS Local indie-pop band featuring Black Kids frontman Reggie Youngblood.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $13 (adv.), $15 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    EX HEX Hard-nosed indie-rock trio fronted by singer-songwriter Mary Timony. 

    SPIDER BAGS North Carolina-based punk band led by songwriter Dan McGee.

    NIHILIST CHEERLEADER Local pop-punk band with a jaggedly melodic sound.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    THE VIBRATONES Veterans of the Athens scene playing various blues styles. Dancing is encouraged!

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, July 25

6 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    YIP DECEIVER Local group with an infectiously fun blend of feel-good pop, R&B grooves and noise-bending electro.

    TALIA STEWART Electropop musician from Nashville, TN.

    CURT CASTLE Atlanta-based electro-indie-rock project led by songwriter Ryan Engelberger (Reptar, Semicircle). 

    L.G. Athens emcee Larry Gresham pulls from '90s hip hop and R&B to create a unique sound.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    RAGGEDY No info available.

    JEFF RUBY Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.

    MOTHER FORE Athens band exploring elements of progressive and psychedelic rock.

  • The Foundry

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

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

    PARKER OLIVER Local musician playing soul and rock covers and originals.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

    FEATHER TRADE Athens band playing lush, loud, moody post-pop.

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    LIVE JAZZ Enjoy an evening of jazz standards and originals.

  • Live Wire Athens

    Sigh in July Pre-Party. 7 p.m. www.livewireathens.com

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

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

Friday, July 26

11 events

Live Music

  • Buvez

    8 p.m. 706-850-0172

    MOLOQ Psychedelic pop duo from Atlanta.

    TOMATO JAKE Experimental chiptune composer from Lancaster, PA. 

    KATE SMOOSH Local Kate Bush cover band led by singer Avery Leigh Draut.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    THE SHUT-UPS Five-piece new-wave power-pop band from Atlanta and Athens.

    DANIEL MARKHAM Lo-fi rock group from Denton, TX featuring crunchy guitar riffs and emotionally raw vocals.

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    7 p.m. $3–5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    ALYSSA HANKEY Rustic Americana singer-songwriter from Pittsburgh, PA.

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $3–5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    APOSTLE Chaotic hardcore band from Atlanta.

    EAGER LUNGS Atlanta-based post-hardcore group.

    IN MEMORIES New local emotional hardcore group.

  • The Foundry

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

    HARVEST MOON Atlanta band paying tribute to the music of Neil Young.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CARVER COMMODORE Alternative rock band from Florence, AL.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    LOVE COVERS & SOUL Local artists play soul and R&B favorites.

  • Live Wire Athens

    3 p.m. $30 (two-day pass). www.sighinjuly.com

    SIGH IN JULY The two-day festival features performances by Universal Sigh, EarthCry, Funk You, JAZZ is PHSH, The Orange Constant, Rev. Jeff Mosier Ensemble, Voodoo Visionary, The Yeti Trio, The Grateful Brothers, Timi Conley, Dan Nettles & Lonely Orchestra and more.

  • Nowhere Bar

    SkyFest. 8 p.m. $7. 706-546-4742

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

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

  • VFW

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

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

  • Veronica's Sweet Spot

    7 p.m. FREE! facebook.com/sweetspotathens

    SONGWRITER SHOWCASE Enjoy short sets from local musicians.

Saturday, July 27

9 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    MCQQEEN Athens punk band featuring members of Shade and Fart Jar. Album release show!

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

    PRAYER GROUP Four-piece noise-rock band from Richmond, VA.

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

    BAT & THE BEARS Solo electronic project from Zeke Sayer (The Humms).

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    TYLER KEY Local indie-folk singer-songwriter with a canny lyrical style. 

    SKUNKWEED JUJU Atlanta-based Americana duo of songwriters Kelsey Mardis and Brianna Bass.

    ASHLEY NA Local singer-songwriter playing "garden-fresh folk songs."

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    SLZRD Athens-based electronic alter ego of musician Sami Rouchdi.

    HONEYMOON HANDSHAKE New local jam band with rock, funk and jazz influences.

    WHISKEY DICKSEY New local Southern rock band with blues influences.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $16 (adv.), $18 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    BRUCE ROBISON & KELLY WILLIS Texas-based husband-and-wife Americana duo.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    JE SUIS FRANCE Longtime local indie-rock band with an eclectic, reference-heavy sound.

    SHY LAYERS Atlanta producer delivering dreamy electronic pop.

    BUGS EAT BOOKS Catchy twee-pop songs from a revived local indie outfit.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    LEAH CALVERT In-demand Atlanta fiddler and singer-songwriter.

  • Live Wire Athens

    3 p.m. $30 (two-day pass). www.sighinjuly.com

    SIGH IN JULY The two-day festival features performances by Universal Sigh, EarthCry, Funk You, JAZZ is PHSH, The Orange Constant, Rev. Jeff Mosier Ensemble, Voodoo Visionary, The Yeti Trio, The Grateful Brothers, Timi Conley, Dan Nettles & Lonely Orchestra and more.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

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

    THE DIXIELAND 4 Local trad-jazz band that features trumpet, clarinet, trombone and banjo.

  • Nowhere Bar

    SkyFest. 8 p.m. $7. 706-546-4742

    SHWIZZ Prog-rock and jazz-fusion duo from Nyack, NY.

    BIG C & THE MOONSHYNES Local all-star blues group led by Clarence "Big C" Cameron.

Sunday, July 28

3 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

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

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

  • Full Moon Studio

    5:30 p.m. $15. newsouthshowcase@gmail.com

    NEW SOUTH SHOWCASE Host Caroline Aiken presents an evening of live music recorded for radio broadcast, featuring The Broken String Band, ESOEBO and Folk Kitty Rose and the Rattlers.

  • The World Famous

    7:30 p.m. $7. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    GAUCHE Herky-jerky, minimalist post-punk group from Washington, DC.

    POST PINK Melodic, punk-influenced alt-rock band from Baltimore.

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

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

Monday, July 29

4 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    THRÜM Local psych-rock band featuring members of Sea of Dogs, Hot Fudge and Dream Culture. 

    TOWARD SPACE Melodic punk band from Richmond, VA.

    TROPHY BOY New local indie-punk band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

    DIVINE FEED Punk- and country-influenced local lo-fi pop project.

    CURIOUS MARKINGS New, Florida-based indie band.

    MINIMUM RAGE Skate-punk group from St. Augustine, FL.

  • Go Bar

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

    CUBE Noise-dance artist from Oakland, CA.

    GODDESS COMPLEX Athens-based avant-garde project led by composer Cloud Powers.

    KILLICK Freeform musician Killick Hinds coaxes mesmerizing sounds from unconventional instruments.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.

Tuesday, July 30

3 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    EMERALD EMPIRE Wedding band specializing in party-pop favorites.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

    SUPERPUPPET Eclectic local project led by musician Grafton Tanner (Programs).

    ALEC STANLEY Athens-based singer-songwriter.

    THE SPOON DOGS Surfy garage-rock group from Orlando, FL.

  • Go Bar

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

    LITTLE MAZARN Austin, TX project inspired by primitive folk and ambient music.

    ATHENS MIDDLE EAST ORCHESTRA Local ensemble plays traditional and experimental music from the Middle East, featuring exotic instruments and fiery improvisation.  

    ANNIE LEETH Local experimental violinist and multi-instrumentalist composer.

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

Wednesday, July 31

5 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite AM Gold, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $15. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    HOUSE OF WATERS World-music powerhouse led by hammered dulcimer player Max ZT.

    JONATHAN SCALES FOURCHESTRA Steel-pan jazz fusion group from Asheville, NC

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local band. 

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, August 1

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8:30 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

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

    FRIENDSHIP COMMANDERS Melodic punk group from Nashville, TN.

    EL CHUPASKABRA Self-styled "Mexican/gringo ska-punk" band from Athens and Atlanta.

    ACTUS REUS Atlanta-based metalcore band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    UNWED SAILOR Long-running instrumental band led by Oklahoma musician Johnathon Ford.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE GEORGIA HEALERS Long-running local jump blues band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. $4. www.georgiatheatre.com

    ROLLIN' HOME Local Southern rock band.

    ADMIRAL RADIO Old-time Americana duo from Columbia, SC.

    THE HOBOHEMIANS Six-piece acoustic band performing American and European roots music of the 1910s–30s.

  • Nowhere Bar

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

    ROCKSTEAD Reggae-rock band from Cincinatti, OH.

Friday, August 2

6 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    MOTHERFUCKERHard-hitting local math-rock trio.

    MULTICULT Noisy post-punk band from Baltimore. 

    SUPER THIEF Noise-punk group from Texas.

    WALTZ Athens-based rock group with a heavy, noisy sound.

  • The Foundry

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

    DYLAN LEBLANC Louisiana-based singer-songwriter steeped in the alt-country tradition.

    JIM WHITE Winterville-based singer-songwriter with a canny lyrical style and a Southern gothic flair.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    DRUNK MUMS Garage-punk band from Melbourne, Australia.

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

    SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll band from Athens.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CHECK THE SIGNS Uplifting local family band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    8 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE CATENARY WIRES English indie-pop group led by musicians Amelia Fletcher and Rob Pursey.

    AVERY LEIGH'S NIGHT PALACE Ethereal indie-pop group fronted by former Athenian Avery Draut.

    LYDIA BRAMBILA Local singer-songwriter plays sparse and haunting folk songs.

Saturday, August 3

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    GRINGO STAR Atlanta-based indie rock quartet. Album release show!

    NUCLEAR WINTOUR New project from local musician Kimberly Sloan.

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    IMMATERIAL POSSESSION Darkly tinged local underground-pop project. 

    REELS Garage-rock three-piece from St. Augustine, FL.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    GEORGIA DISH BOYS Raucous and rootsy local rock group fronted by songwriter Seth Martin.

    JAMES AURELIO New roots-rock project led by Jim Wilson (Los Cantares, TaxiCab Verses).

    LOVE MY TRUCK Twangy local rock band featuring members of Roadkill Ghost Choir.

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

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $18 (adv.), $23 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    SHAWN MULLINS Atlanta-based adult-alternative singer-songwriter known for hits like "Lullaby."

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    HUGHES TAYLOR BAND Energetic blues and classic rock outfit from Macon.

Monday, August 5

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE PLEASURE POINT Local hip hop/noise-pop group led by songwriter Jacob Lake.

    MR. E Experimental project from local musician Ethan Lapaquette.

    ROSE HOTEL "Bedroom-rock" alter ego of Kentucky songwriter Jordan Reynolds.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

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

Tuesday, August 6

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    FLORAL PRINT Atlanta-based, shoegaze-influenced jangle-pop band.

    O KEY Experimental pop project led by Art Contest's Cole Monroe.

    DEAD NEIGHBORS Local group playing punky, emotive garage-rock.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Detroit-influenced rock band from Catropolis. 

    THE VOLTURES Local teenage new wave and power-pop band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

    BABY TONY & THE TEENIES Local band plays doo-wop-inspired pop songs about wasting time and having crushes.

    KYLE CRAFT Garage-rock six-piece from Portland, OR.

Wednesday, August 7

6 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    SOCIAL CIRCLE Local lo-fi experimental lounge singer that aims "to turn the support group into a party."

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

    ISLAND DAYS Electropop duo from New Orleans.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

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

    MALEVICH Grind and metal group from Athens and Atlanta.

    SUNROT Doom-metal band from New Jersey.

    ARIEL ACKERLY Local noisemaker makes meditative loops from dulcimer and synthesizers.  

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MAMMABEAR Atlanta-based roots-rock group.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite AM Gold, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs. 

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    THE 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 8

3 events

Live Music

Friday, August 9

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    DRUIDS Proggy stoner-rock group from Des Moines, IA.

    MANDIBLE RIDER Local two-piece doom and post-metal band.

    TORO Atlanta prog-metal band that blends relentless heaviness with intricate melody.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $6 (adv.), $8 (door). www.40watt.com

    CODY PARKS & THE DIRTY SOUTH Country-rock band from Nashville, TN.

    CHARLOTTE PIKE Nashville, TN-based singer-songwriter.

    DAWSON EDWARDS Country singer-songwriter from Nashville via Rome.

  • The Foundry

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

    A HOT NIGHT IN GEORGIA Artist2Artist presents a benefit for veteran suicide prevention, featuring music from Hunter Grayson, Jason Ringenberg, the Simple Life Band, Heart of Pine and Boone Hood.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ANDREA & MUD Georgia-based country and psychobilly duo.

    THE OUTLAW WOMEN BAND Group playing dark country and murder-ballad classics and originals.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $14 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    INTERSTELLAR ECHOES Group paying tribute to the music of Pink Floyd.

Saturday, August 10

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    WALTZ Athens-based rock group with a heavy, noisy sound.

    CANDY COFFINS Post-punk and coldwave group from Columbia, SC.

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

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    ATHENS FACE/OFF A social and sonic experiment, Athens Face/Off is a project in which local musicians are randomly assigned into trios and spend one month preparing an original set of material with their new bandmates.

  • The Foundry

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

    TITO PUENTE JR. The son of the legendary bandleader performs jazz, Latin, salsa, merengue, mambo and other Latin sounds.

Sunday, August 11

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, August 12

1 event

Live Music

Tuesday, August 13

1 event

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    FRANKIE & THE WITCH FINGERS High-octane psychedelic garage-rock band from Los Angeles.

    MCQQEEN Athens rock supergroup with skate-punk and psychedelic leanings.

    THRÜM Local psych-rock band featuring members of Sea of Dogs, Hot Fudge and Dream Culture. 

Wednesday, August 14

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite AM Gold, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs. 

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

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

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, August 15

1 event

Live Music

Monday, August 19

1 event

Live Music