COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, June 19

5 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    11 a.m.–3 p.m. FREE! www.calintitos.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays folk with Latin influences every Tuesday.

  • The Foundry

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

    QUIET HOLLERS Indie band formed in Louisville, KY with a shapeshifting sound.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    PEARL EARL Fuzzy garage-pop four-piece from Denton, TX.

    BILLBOARD BAGGINS Athens-based experimental outfit.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ANDREW BRANTLEY Member of jam band The Orange Constant performs a solo set.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DEZORAH Dramatic, Latin-tinged progressive rock group from McAllen, TX.

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

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

    RAZZI KING Local artist that blends reggae, calypso, rock, funk and more to create a unique sound.

    QUANSTAR Atlanta-based hip-hop artist.

    GAWDLEE Rapper and performer from Atlanta.

Wednesday, June 20

6 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

    7:30 p.m. $18 (adv.), $22 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    STEPHEN MALKMUS & THE JICKS The former Pavement frontman is backed by his all-star band of rockers. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

    LITHICS Four-piece "minimalist punk band" from Portland, OR.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    PULLIN' STRINGS Bluegrass band playing a mix of originals and covers from the likes of The Grateful Dead and Bob Dylan.

  • Porterhouse Grill

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

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

  • The World Famous

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

    HEX PARTY New local grunge- and sludge-inspired rock trio.

    TREADLES Airy, emotive heavy-rock group from New Orleans.

    BETHLEHEM STEEL Brooklyn, NY-based indie-rock three-piece.

Thursday, June 21

12 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    GEORGIA DISH BOYS Local rock group fronted by singer-songwriter Seth Martin.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

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

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    SIMON JOYNER & THE GHOSTS Influential indie singer-songwriter from Omaha, NE. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

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

    IMMATERIAL POSSESSION Darkly tinged local underground-pop project. 

    SMALL SCIENCE Experimental folk project featuring a member of Family and Friends.

  • DePalma's Italian Cafe

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

    JIM COOK Local solo performer playing acoustic blues, classic rock and Americana.

  • 40 Watt Club

    New West AthFest Kick-Off Party. 9 p.m. $5 (adv.) $10 (door). www.40watt.com

    NEW MADRID Rocking, riveting local indie band with a psychedelic edge. 

    DEGA Local indie-pop duo featuring former Ponderosa frontman Kalen Nash and pop singer Aslyn.

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

    DAVID BARBE AND THE QUICK HOOKS Local all-star rock band led by scene fixture Barbe (Mercyland, Sugar).

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ACEOFDIEMENDS Up-and-coming local hip-hop artist.

    ZACH FLOWERS No info available.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    TRUETT Atlanta-based punk and soul singer-songwriter.

  • 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.

  • Morton Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door), $7 (w/AthFest wristband). www.flagpole.com

    FLAGPOLE ATHENS MUSIC AWARDS Flagpole's annual celebration of local music features performances from Double Ferrari, The YOD, Misnomer, Sarah Zúñiga and Seth Hendershot with Ishues, plus host Linqua Franqa and house band Kenosha Kid. See box on p. 9.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SNAP! Organ-heavy funk/jazz tunes delivered by locals Jason Fuller, Benji Shanks, David Yoke, Carlton Owens and Stephen Spivey.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton. 

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    THE NEVERHAWKS Three-piece, grunge-inspired alternative rock band.

    LILLAK Original rock band with hints of punk and melodic grunge.

    HARD FABRIC Confessional folk-punk band from Statesboro.

Friday, June 22

8 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

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

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES TRIO Folk-rock from Louis Pelot and company, featuring Jacob Selvaggi on saxophone.

  • 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.

  • Go Bar

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    DAY PARTY Featuring Tom Visions, Umanistan, Suntundra, Se'nam Palmer, Lea Lea and Cole Monroe.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

    ALBATROSS Athens group creating an upbeat mixture of jazz, blues and funk.

  • The Roadhouse

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-613-2324

    WHAT WRISTBAND? An unofficial festival showcase featuring Greco, Flashback Flash, Brown Goose, Honey Strikes and Nobody's Darlings.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    STEPHEN EVANS Asheville, NC-based folk-rock artist.

Saturday, June 23

12 events

Live Music

  • Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, Firehall #2

    Ready Trading Pop-Up. 1 p.m. FREE! www.readytowearclothing.com

    THE SOLSTICE SISTERS Old-time country ballads, traditional folk and '40s-style swing with sweet, warm harmonies.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    2 p.m. FREE! www.caledonialounge.com

    DIRTY ATHENS DAY PARTY An unofficial festival throwdown featuring music from Monsoon, T. Hardy Morris, Calico Vision, Justin and the Cosmics, Double FerrariApparition, Hot Fudge, Oak House, Shade, Art Contest and Palace Doctor.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    10 a.m. FREE! www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS New West Records' day party features food, drinks and music from T. Hardy Morris, Los Coast, Parker Gispert, Rose Hotel and New Westie Boyz.

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

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

  • Go Bar

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    DAY PARTY Featuring Lambda Celsius, Michael Potter, Echo Constant, Small Science, Christopher Without His Liver, Severe Blush, Space Brother, Goddess Complex and Social Circle.

  • Go Bar

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    QUEENS OF HIP HOP Featuring Seline Haze, Valley Girl D, Torie Raven, BRL F.E.E.L. and the Plushtones, Lady Valore and K'Shon.

  • 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

    12 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    SLUSH FUND & BMI DAY PARTY An all-day show featuring music from Bexley, DEGA, Supafuzz, Mammabear, Parker Gispert and Billy Bennett's Middle Tennessee Post-Modern Experimental Pop Band.

  • Live Wire

    1:30 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.livewireathens.com

    THE MELTING POT Onyx Echelon 85 presents a day party featuring music from Revel in Romance, Zale, The Night Shift, Skinny-C, Sydney Rhame, Stella Groove, M. Lewis and Indee Killed the Popstar.

  • Nowhere Bar

    8 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

    THE DICTATORTOTS Longtime local chaos-cultivators trash the night with post-grunge grooves. 

    REV. CONNER TRIBBLE Local artist playing old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverence.

  • The Roadhouse

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-613-2324

    WHAT WRISTBAND? An unofficial festival showcase featuring Michael Tracy, Sylvia Rose Novak, Quiet Coyote and Last Chance Riders.

  • Southern Brewing Company

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

    UP/DOWN PERCUSSION Columbus-based percussion quartet that interprets classic compositions by the likes of Steve Reich and Jacob ter Veldhuis.

Sunday, June 24

3 events

Live Music

  • The Falls

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

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

  • 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 Dee Lucas.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    THE WILD HARES Classic cover band from Atlanta. 

Monday, June 25

3 events

Live Music

  • Bella Noche

    11 a.m. FREE! 706-310-4414

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

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Industry Night. 5 p.m. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    DOUBLE FERRARI Local metal band playing virtuosic, riff-laden, instrumental rock.

    LAZER/WULF Avant-metal trio blending prog, thrash and more for a high-energy live show.

  • 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, June 26

3 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    11 a.m.–3 p.m. FREE! www.calintitos.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays folk with Latin influences every Tuesday.

  • The Foundry

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

    JOE WILLEY & THE MOVIN' MEN Folk music from the local songwriter and his band.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    NIGHT ON EARTH No info available.

    ANTLERED AUNT LORD Fuzz-pop project fronted by local songwriter Jesse Stinnard.

    EMILEIGH IRELAND Local singer-songwriter and experimental performer.

Wednesday, June 27

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.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A monthly singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke

  • 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.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    THE HACKERS No info available.

  • 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, June 28

8 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

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

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    OLD RED Gentle songs by Ranjan Kumar, with Sofia on harmony vocals and John Kiran Fernandes on clarinet.

    JOHN KIRAN FERNANDES Local fixture performs a set of solo ambient looped clarinet.

    THE GOLDEN CRESCENT WRENCH Drums-and-sax duo in the style of late-period Coltrane, Albert Ayler and Sonny Rollins.

    HALFWAY PLACES Solo electronic works by local musician Sam Frigard.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    STEVE COUGHLIN & PROBABLE CAUSE Smooth Americana group from Hartwell.

    PINK TRUCK BAND Classic-rock cover band from Hartwell.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    SOLID GOLD CORPSE Members of Daisy and Harvey Milk play hummable pop with an edge.

  • Hilltop Grille

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

    CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local country and Southern rock singer-songwriter performs with his group.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton. 

  • The World Famous

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

    QUEST GIVER Local experimental indie trio. Album release show!

    WARPARK Three-piece rock group from New York City.

Friday, June 29

9 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    THE PIERRES Athens-based alternative rock group.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES BAND Jam-band quintet performing American rock.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    THE DOOKIE BROTHERS Local teenage tribute band playing Green Day hits.

    THE GRAWKS Punk and garage-inspired local rock band playing songs by The Ramones.

    ROOM 9 Athens-based cover band playing hits by Blink-182.

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    TRIBUTE Eight-piece ensemble that recreates the Allman Brothers' first five years using vintage equipment.

  • 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

    POPE PAUL & THE ILLEGALS Rockabilly-country band from Santa Ana, CA.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $17 (adv.), $22 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    REVEREND HORTON HEAT Long-running, Texas-based punkabilly group.

    BIG SANDY Long-running Western swing/country-boogie band from California.

    PSYCHO DEVILLES Atlanta-based rockabilly group.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    THE JUDY CHOPS Playing swing, jazz, rockabilly and other throwback styles.

Saturday, June 30

8 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    FALLOW Local three-piece dirty grunge and Southern metal band.

    BACKMASK Hard-rock trio from the Athens/Atlanta area.

    DEAD VIBES Two-piece sludge metal band.

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

  • The Falls

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

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

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    QUEST GIVER Local experimental indie trio. 

    HARRY CAREY Reunited version of this raucous Athens rock group fronted by songwriter Jim Willingham.

    ANCIENT WHALES Fuzz-rock band led by songwriter and vocalist Enoch Bledsoe.

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

    KWAZYMOTO Noisy local punk- and and math-influenced rock trio.

    ZEKE Member of the Humms performs solo.

    FORBIDDEN WAVES Surfy local garage-rock combo.

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    LIAM PARKE & FRIENDS Member of local band Repent at Leisure plays folk music with frriends. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre.com

    AMERICAN AQUARIUM Southern roots-rock band from North Carolina.

    TRAVIS MEADOWS Nashville-based singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    PONY LEAGUE "Piano-punk" and Americana outfit out of Atlanta.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

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

Sunday, July 1

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.

  • The Foundry

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

    CLASSIC CITY AMERICAN MUSIC FESTIVAL An all-day celebration of roots music, featuring Packway Handle Band, Pickled Holler, The Cleverlys, Broken String Band, Kevn Kinney, Norma Rae, The Josephines, Abe PartridgeLeah Calvert, Ty Manning & Adam Poulin, Grassland and Sylvia Rose Novak

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    OAK HILL DRIFTERS Orlando, FL group that plays rockabilly, Western swing and early R&B. 

Monday, July 2

3 events

Live Music

  • Bella Noche

    11 a.m. FREE! 706-310-4414

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    TALL BOYS Lo-fi indie rockers from Kansas City, MO.

    BLUE BODIES Athens-based "bummer-pop" punk band.

    THE VIKING PROGRESS Local group that plays rockers and ballads about love, death and isolation. 

  • 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 3

2 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    11 a.m.–3 p.m. FREE! www.calintitos.com

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays folk with Latin influences every Tuesday.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE ORIGINAL SPLITZ BAND This band's wide range encompasses classic Motown, funk, disco and both old-school and contemporary R&B.

    DJ MALIK DJ based out of Atlanta.

Wednesday, July 4

2 events

Live Music

  • 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.

  • 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 5

4 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    SIX STRING THERAPY Local vocalist and guitarist Alex Boskoff plays originals inspired by everyone from James Taylor to Garth Brooks.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

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

  • The Foundry

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

    C.W. STONEKING Australian blues singer-songwriter. 

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    NUCLEAR TOURISM Young local rock group playing covers and originals.

    THE BAD BEES Indie and alternative rock group from New Jersey.

    UNTIL THREE Athens-based indie-rock duo.

Friday, July 6

7 events

Live Music

Saturday, July 7

4 events

Live Music

Sunday, July 8

1 event

Live Music

Monday, July 9

3 events

Live Music

Tuesday, July 10

1 event

Live Music

Wednesday, July 11

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    COOL KNIGHTZ Local five-piece band playing AM Gold hits.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    SALLY AND THE SIX GRAND Old-time rock band.

  • Porterhouse Grill

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

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

Thursday, July 12

4 events

Live Music

Friday, July 13

5 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    GYPSY & ME Duo of Mike Moore and Kyzandrha Zarate playing original acoustic folk and country.

  • The Foundry

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

    CAMP TWITCH & SHOUT BENEFIT This concert, featuring Randall Bramblett Band and Rick Fowler and Friends, will benefit Camp Twitch and Shout, for those affected by Tourette syndrome. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    REV. CONNER TRIBBLE Local artist playing old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverence.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    SCOTT LANIAK Member of local garage-punk band Free Associates performs a set of foot-stomping blues.

Saturday, July 14

4 events

Live Music

Sunday, July 15

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.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    3 p.m. www.3railroad.org

    TY MANNING Former Bearfoot Hookers guitarist performs a solo set of roots music.

    LAURA CONNELY Local folk singer-songwriter.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    SOMEBODY'S CHILD Acoustic folk duo from North Carolina.

Monday, July 16

3 events

Live Music

Tuesday, July 17

2 events

Live Music

Wednesday, July 18

5 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    GEORGIA WOMEN OF SONG Songwriters Marty Winkler, Claire Campbell and Kate Morrissey play individual sets and join together for a group performance with help from keyboardist Mark Plemmons and percussionist Tony Oscar.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

    GRÜT Atlanta-based band that dabbles in electronica, funk and more.

  • 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.

  • 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 19

5 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    REGGIE STARRETT Singer-songwriter playing an enthusiastic blend of classic rock and country.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

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

  • DePalma's Italian Cafe

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

    JIM COOK Local solo performer playing acoustic blues, classic rock and Americana.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CARLA LE FEVER AND THE RAYS Old-school funk covers and originals and sweet, sappy pop covers and originals.

    STONI TAYLOR Atlanta guitarist plays a solo set of soul-inspired rock.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

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

    RENEE DION Beat-centric R&B and neo-soul artist from Ohio.

Friday, July 20

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