Athens GA Live Music Recap: Aquemini Soul Music Festival, Athens VHS Fest, Now is the Time and More


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On Tuesday, Oct. 11, Half Gringa (Chicago), Bog Bod and Honeypuppy performed at The Globe.

That same night, Bootleg Banter played up on the Georgia Theatre rooftop.

Thursday, Oct. 13 was a night of bouncing around. First up is Stephan Eutsler at Hotel Indigo.

Then over to the 40 Watt to catch Clover County.

Next door at Paloma Park, The Josh Bennett Band performed.

On Friday, Oct. 14, ATH-Factor-Libery Entertainment hosted a vinyl release party for the compilation Now is the Time: Shouting Fire in a Crowed Theater. Cassie Chantel and Ant Da Ripper performed together, as did LB and Caulfield.

That night at Flicker Theatre and Bar, Pylon Reenactment Society and Secret Monkey Weekend played.

On Saturday, Oct. 15, JOKER JOKER Gallery hosted Athens VHS Fest with sets by Nerve Clinic, Corporeal Quigg and Sun Gong.

Aquemini Soul Music Festival was held at Southern Brewing Co. on Sunday, Oct. 16. We caught Mack2Tone, Diamond Elyse, Ishues, Niño Brown and Salathiel Saldana, LB and more.