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Sunday, March 24

5 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

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

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

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. (doors), 7 p.m. (show). $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    ATHENS HIP HOP AWARDS The annual awards show returns with performances from Misnomer, Squalle, Cheresse Dunn and more. See story on p. 13.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    TANNAHILL WEAVERS Acclaimed group performing traditional Scottish music.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

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

    ROTTWEILER New local band featuring members of Shaved Christ, Apparition, American Cheeseburger and Tit.

    KNEELER New local punk band.

    ITSY BITSY Hardcore punk group from Richmond, VA.

  • The World Famous

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

    LYDIA BRAMBILA Local singer-songwriter and guitarist with a dreamy folk sound.

    SUN STUDIES Melodic pop project led by North Carolina songwriter Reid Johnson.

    JOSHUA CARPENTER Power-pop singer-songwriter from Asheville, NC.

    DOOM RIBBONS Experimental guitar and percussion duo from Asheville, NC.

Monday, March 25

4 events

Live Music

Tuesday, March 26

7 events

Live Music

Wednesday, March 27

6 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    GRAYSON HAUSER Local guitarist blending blues, funk, rock, jazz and more.

    TANDEM STROLL Throwback classic rock.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    GETTER EDM producer who is the proclaimed "unsung hero of underground bass culture."

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE MAMMOTHS Austin, TX-based high-energy rock outfit drawing on old-school techniques.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin' tunes from the '10s, '20s and '30s.

  • 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.

  • Wayward Lounge

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-248-7903

    CAROLINE AIKEN This guitarist and singer's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

Thursday, March 28

7 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    CHAD PRICE The frontman of punk greats All and alt-country band Drag the River performs solo.

    JOSEPH LAZZARI Folk-country singer-songwriter from Atlanta.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7:30 p.m. $10. www.40watt.com

    REBEL UNION Nashville country quartet with influences like Miranda Lambert and Sugarland.

    MATT ROGERS Country singer-songwriter and guitarist from Nashville, TN.

  • The Foundry

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

    WILL HOGE Prolific, well-regarded Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    TRENT IN THE TREES "Psychedelic funk space reggae" collective from Atlanta.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE TUTEN BROTHERS Athens-based country-rock family band.

    JORDAN FLETCHER Jacksonville, FL native country singer-songwriter.

    BRENDAN ABERNATHY UGA student and acoustic singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    FOX GRIN Arty rock band from Nashville and Atlanta.

  • Go Bar

    7:30 p.m. 706-546-5609

    TADZIO Philadelphia band with a minimalist approach to ethereal dream-pop.

    SEVERE BLUSH Experimental electronic sounds from Athens' Logan Shirah. 

    EXTREME RABBIT Local experimental project.

Friday, March 29

10 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    THAYER SARRANO Local songwriter playing hazy, shoegaze-inspired Southern rock. Album release show!

    ATHENS COWBOY CHOIR All-star vocal ensemble featuring members of various local bands singing songs from the old frontier.

    DON CHAMBERS Longtime local favorite who delves into pastoral folk and experimental rock with equal passion. 

  • The Falls

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

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

  • Flanagan's

    10 p.m. www.facebook.com/FlanagansAthens

    MAX WOOLERY Acoustic country singer-songwriter.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $7. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

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

    FRANK HURRICANE Experimental artist that describes his music as "spiritual mountain psych gangsta folk."

    SAL SHOW Part one-man multimedia extravaganza, part comedy show courtesy of Chicago's Sal Cassato.

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

    SHANNON JAE Local singer-songwriter with a darkly tinged traditional style.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $10. www.40watt.com

    RADIOLUCENT Popular local band falling somewhere between Southern rock and pop-country.

    LAUREN MORROW Americana artist from Nashville, TN.

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    DEPARTURE Journey tribute band that replicates the power and emotion of the rock supergroup.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    MARCUS MILLER & ROB SCHNEIDERMAN Jazz-based saxophone and piano duo exploring the links between music and mathematics.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. $7. 706-546-4742

    EVAN RILEY "Future-bass" EDM producer from Philadelphia.

    DOUBLEVISION Hip-hop-influenced EDM duo of identical twin brothers Matt and Mike Collins.

  • VFW

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

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

  • White Tiger Gourmet

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

    FISHBUG Local high-school rock band.

    GOLDEN CAGE New local band that sprang from Nuci's Space's Camp Amped.

Saturday, March 30

6 events

Live Music

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    7:30 p.m. $5. www.athica.org

    PEDESTRIAN DEPOSIT Underground noise duo that draws on electronics, tape loops, samples, contact mics, manipulated metal objects and more.

    GRANT EVANS Local artist using tape loops and electronics to create expansive, rumbling soundscapes.

    WET GARDEN Synthesizer explorations with erotic incantations.

    MOTION SICKNESS OF TIME TRAVEL Rachel Evans plays minimalist, synth-heavy, bliss-inducing drone.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    HIP HOP SHOWCASE Featuring The Academy, Keenon Rush, Goat House, Jay Spice and Zac Chase.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

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

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

    KELEN RYLEE Athens-based Americana singer-songwriter.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

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

    LOS CANTARES Local desert-rock supergroup featuring members of Old Smokey and Moths.

    ANNIE LEETH Local violinist and multi-instrumentalist composer.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. $5. 706-546-4742

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

    HAYRIDE Long-running three-piece local rock band.

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

  • The World Famous

    6 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    GHOSTMEAT 25TH ANNIVERSARY Ghostmeat Records celebrates a milestone with performances from Mikey Dwyer, Tony Tidwell and David Dondero, plus a reunion set from their ska band The Push.

Sunday, March 31

1 event

Live Music

Monday, April 1

3 events

Live Music

Tuesday, April 2

1 event

Live Music

Wednesday, April 3

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    ELIJAH JOHNSTON Local indie-folk singer-songwriter.

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

    CALEB CHAUNCEY Guitarist and songwriter for Southern rock duo Cougar Sweat.

    BLOOMFIELD New, Athens-based rock band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MONOCULTURE Psychedelic jazz-fusion band from Dallas, TX.

  • 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.

  • Wayward Lounge

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-248-7903

    CAROLINE AIKEN This guitarist and singer's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

Thursday, April 4

7 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    LAKE HAVEN Singer-songwriter Ian Morrison plays "beachy sounds for landlocked towns." EP release show!

    GIRL CLOTHES Local emo band where "existential angst meets misguided narcissism."

    GERKEY Local brother-and-sister indie-pop duo.

  • Contact for Location

    8 p.m. $5. 404-274-4431

    MATT MEHLAN Experimental composer from New York known for fronting the band Skeletons.

    CYRUS PIREH Detroit-based experimental musician.

    JOHN FERNANDES Local experimental multi-instrumentalist and tireless collaborator.

    EZRA BUCHLA Local composer and multi-instrumentalist.

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

    PETER WEBB Local musician playing meditative, jazz-influenced experimental folk.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    TOWARD SPACE Melodic punk band from Richmond, VA.

    GARBAGE WIVES Glammy garage-punk group from Austin, TX.

    KOMPROMAT Local rock four-piece exploring dark themes including addiction, suicide and missed opportunities.

  • The Foundry

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

    TAB BENOIT Louisiana native guitarist combining Delta, swamp and Chicago blues. 

    WHISKEY BAYOU REVUE Cajun blues outfit featuring Damon Fowler and Eric McFadden.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    FUNK YOU Augusta band playing high-energy, get-your-dancing-shoes-on jams.

    THE ORANGE CONSTANT Athens-based jam band with prog, pop and funk influences.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    SONO Local electronic-funk jam trio with a big sound and tasty melodies.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 5:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    TIMI & WONDERLAND RANGERS Local rabble-rouser Timi Conley performs dance-tastic psych-pop with his all-star backing band.

Friday, April 5

6 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    TY MANNING & THE SLAWDOG BISCUITS Local band described as "Ronnie Milsap meets Tom Petty." 

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

    COUNT KELLAM The formerly local singer-songwriter joins special guests for a one-off set.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door). www.40watt.com

    BOY NAMED BANJO Nashville-based Americana five-piece.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.georgiatheatre.com

    TURNPIKE TROUBADOURS Authentic, engaging country act from Oklahoma.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE MEDIUM Nashville-based psychedelic pop-rock outfit.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    9 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    MINORCAN Self-described "basement arena-rock" band from Asheville, NC led by songwriter Ryan Anderson.

    BLUNT BANGS Local indie-pop band led by songwriter Reggie Youngblood.

    ANCIENT ETHEL New duo featuring Missy Lawrence on vocals and drums and Garett Hatch on vocals and guitar.

Saturday, April 6

6 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    KWAZYMOTO Noisy local punk- and and math-influenced rock group. EP release show!

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

    WALTZ Athens-based heavy-rock duo.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    THE NEW MASTERSOUNDS Four-piece jazz fusion and funk band from Leeds, England.

    UNDERGROUND SPRINGHOUSE Athens-based "hype-chill rock-funk ensemble."

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    KATE MORRISSEY Morrissey's songwriting is literate and sincere, and her shows come with an offbeat sense of humor.

    DODD FERRELLE & THE WINTERVILLAINS Americana band with intense and engaging songs, led by Winterville mayor Ferrelle.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    OKEY DOKEY Nashville group mixing Motown ideals with psychedelic storytelling.

    BOA Three-piece indie-rock and funk band from Louisville, KY.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    LINQUA FRANQA Rapper and ACC Commissioner Mariah Parker spits politically charged lyrics over boom-bap beats.

    TAYLOR ALXNDR DIY synthpop singer-songwriter from Atlanta. 

    LAMBDA CELSIUS Local experimental electronic performer.

    DJ REINDEER GAMES Athens DJ mixes trap, hip hop, moombahton, '90s hits and indie dance tunes.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    Anniversary Carnival. 4:30 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    BALKUN BROTHERS High-octane blues-rock band from Hartford, CT.

Sunday, April 7

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, April 8

2 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    SONO Local electronic-funk jam trio with a big sound and tasty melodies.

    SHAKE THE BABY TIL THE LOVE COMES OUT Proggy, punk-inspired math-rock band from New York.

    THE ELEVATORS Jazzy local alternative rock band.

  • 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, April 9

3 events

Live Music

Wednesday, April 10

5 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    TOTH Earnest, eclectic folk music from one-half of Rubblebucket.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    RUBBLEBUCKET A hyperkinetic kaleidoscope of drum beats, lush vocal harmonies and horns.

    MIKAELA DAVIS New York-based composer whose music pulls from classical, pop, folk and rock stylings. 

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    NSM Athens-based all-star dance-pop group.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin' tunes from the '10s, '20s and '30s.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    SIMPLE LIFE Local band led by musician Greg Veal.

Thursday, April 11

7 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    FASTER CIRCUITS Local psych-pop band led by songwriter Derek Almstead.

    SLOW CAVES Synth-punk group from Colorado.

    MIGHTY Alternative rock group from Atlanta.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE BIG LONESOME Shoegazey indie-rock band from Boston.

    ILA MINORI Arty alt-rock group from San Antonio.

    ANNIE LEETH Local violinist and multi-instrumentalist composer.

    UNTIL THREE Athens-based indie-rock duo.

  • The Foundry

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

    ERIC DODD BAND Nashville-based Southern rock and country group. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE GOOCH PALMS Australian garage-punk two-piece. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 5:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    CHASING VIXEN Melodic rock band from South Carolina.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.georgiatheatre.com

    CHASE RICE Former UNC linebacker and NASCAR crew member has turned his focus towards radio-friendly country music.

    CALE DODDS Nashville-based country singer-songwriter.

    MEGAN MORONEY Up-and-coming local country singer-songwriter.

  • The World Famous

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

    RADIATOR KING Soulful, punk-influenced folk group from Brooklyn, NY.

    NUCLEAR TOURISM Local college-rock band playing surf-punk originals.

    ILLITERATES Atlanta punk rock band fronted by SEX BBQ's Kate Jan.

Friday, April 12

4 events

Live Music

Saturday, April 13

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    NICHOLAS MALLIS & THE BOREALIS Local pop group with classic melodies and clever lyrics. Album release show!

    VISION VIDEO New local goth-pop group featuring members of Shehehe and Booty Boyz.

    SOFT TEETH "A very nice and fun band" featuring members of Buddy System and Futo.

  • The Foundry

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

    DALE WATSON & HIS LONESTARS Iconic "Ameripolitan" guitarist and singer known for his authentic approach. Album release party!

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    RACHEL O'NEAL Locally based solo folk singer-songwriter.

    REDSTONE RAMBLERS Local blues-folk group led by songwriter Mark Wilmot. 

Sunday, April 14

1 event

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    DAVE ALVIN & JIMMIE DALE GILMORE The roots-music icons are touring together to "swap songs, tell stories and share their life experiences."

Monday, April 15

1 event

Live Music

Tuesday, April 16

1 event

Live Music

Wednesday, April 17

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    THE BONES OF J.R. JONES Brooklyn-based folk and blues singer-songwriter. 

    BLOOD ON THE HARP Old-time bluegrass band from Atlanta playing "songs about death."

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $6 (adv.), $8 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    GEORGIA WOMEN OF SONG Songwriters Marty Winkler, Maggie Mason Hunter, Susan Staley and SJ Ursrey play individual sets and join each other onstage.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin' tunes from the '10s, '20s and '30s.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    THE BACUPS Fun-loving local cover band.

Saturday, April 20

2 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    ENDLESS RIFFS FEST A heavy-music showcase featuring performances by Savagist, Malevich, WOORMS, Marses, Apparition and Dead Vibes Ensemble.

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    MAKING STRANGE Local folk-pop group.

    JOE WILLEY & THE MOVIN' MEN Lyric-driven Americana music from a local folk group. 

Sunday, April 21

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, April 22

1 event

Live Music

Wednesday, April 24

2 events

Live Music

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin' tunes from the '10s, '20s and '30s.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

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