COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, May 25

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE HOBOHEMIANS This six-piece, acoustic band utilizes banjo, ukulele, flute, accordion, saxophone, piano, various percussion, drums and bass to perform popular American and European roots music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    WORKINGMAN'S MONDAY Enjoy the music of the Grateful Dead. Hosted by Bo Hembree.

Tuesday, May 26

4 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    EMILEIGH IRELAND Local singer-songwriter and former member of indie-pop group Helen Scott performs.

    JIM MCCARREN Local singer-songwriter.

    LOGAN & LUCILLE Folk-pop ensemble from Tuscon, AZ. 

  • The Foundry

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

    J.C. BRIDWELL Country-rock musician from Cumming, GA.

    PHILLIP LEE JR. Country singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Original, Detroit-influenced rock from Catropolis.

    THE VG MINUS '70s-styled power-pop/punk.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    LANEY STRICKLAND & FRIENDS Local Southern rock singer-songwriter leads a collaborative performance.

Wednesday, May 27

9 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    WEISSHUND Groove-oriented rock duo from Atlanta. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

    THAYER SARRANO Local songwriter playing hazy, desolate, Southern-inspired rock tunes.

    FRANNY New, eclectic local band influnced by indie rock, jazz, classical and bluegrass.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    MRJORDANMRTONKS Collaboration between longtime Athens musicians Tommy Jordan and William Tonks, featuring rootsy guitar picking and paired vocal melodies.

  • The Foundry

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

    RED WANTING BLUE Americana outfit led by vocalist and songwriter Scott Terry.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    SHILPA RAY New York-based artist playing dark, goth-infused post-punk. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

    NEIGHBOR LADY Alias of local singer-songwriter Emily Braden.

  • Go Bar

    Potter's Go Bar Res. 9:30 p.m. $3–5 (suggested donation). 706-546-5609

    REALISTIC PILLOW Local synth-heavy experimental pop band.

    GINKO Edgar Lopez's fuzzy, beat-driven experimental hip hop project.

    STRICTLY RICKLI Local experimental family band.

    MANS TRASH Skewed pop sounds from Mercer West (The Dream Scene, Bubbly Mommy Gun).

    MANNY & THE DEEPTHROATS Alias of local experimental sound artist Manny Lage.

    THE ELECTRIC NATURE Psych-rock/electro duo from Athens.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    CHRIS BURROUGHS TRIO Jazz trio led by Stone Mountain drummer Chris Burroughs.

  • Live Wire

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

    OPEN MIC Each performance gets 10 minutes. Drums and guitar amps are provided.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DIABLO SANDWICH & THE DR. PEPPERS New local band featuring Bo Hembree, Adam Poulin and Scotty Nicholson.

  • 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, May 28

12 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES AND FRIENDS Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a "mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics."

    SARAH ELIZABETH Local singer-songwriter. 

    LANDON TRUST Local singer-songwriter performs an acoustic set.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    THE LAST THURSDAY Songwriter Don Chambers presents a night of music, guest musicians, spoken word, film, magic and a variety of other surprises.

  • The Foundry

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

    ISAAC BRAMBLETT BAND Southern soul singer with a roots-rock band who has performed with Ike Stubblefield and Sunny Ortiz, to name a few.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    PERPETUAL GROOVE This group has been stirring crowds into a frenzy around the Southeast with its exciting jams and spirited cover tunes.

  • The Grotto

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-549-9933

    THE BIG SMOOTH Bluesy local trio featuring songwriter Tre Powell.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    PERIOD SIX Playing a unique blend of jazz standards featuring collective communication and soulful improvisation.

  • Live Wire

    11 p.m. FREE! www.livewireathens.com

    TECROPOLIS Athens' longest-running electronic dance music monthly, with special guests Mut3 and Variant.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DANK Bluesy, Atlanta-based jam-rock band. Formerly known as Dank Sinatra. See Record Review on p. 12.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. He hosts an "all-star jam" every Thursday.

  • Your Pie

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7048 (Gaines School Rd. location)

    LIAM PARKE Member of local band Repent at Leisure plays a solo set of Irish folk.

  • Your Pie

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7048 (E. Broad St. location)

    LOUIS PHILLIP PELOT Leaving Countries singer plays a solo set of folk and Americana.

  • Your Pie

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-7424 (Five Points location)

    YOESHI ROBERTS Singer-songwriter playing uplifting "acoustic music that feels good."

Friday, May 29

12 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    MANGER Speed thrash metal "with a dash of Satan." The band harks back to the days of NWOBHM: ripping solos and screeching vocals.

    THE BOHANNONS Rock and roll straight from Chattanooga, TN.

    BEAST MODE Local heavy metal group.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    STONI TAYLOR & MILES OF STONES Atlanta-based funk-rock outfit.

    DEFIANCE DOUGLASS & EXILES OF THE NATION Five-piece punk/funk band from Atlanta. 

    CHANGING OF THE GUARD No info available. 

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    INTO THE SUN Athens four-piece marrying classic rock with a modern vibe. 

    VANCE FITE Alternative pop-rock artist from Atlanta.

    LOVESUCKER "Dark funk" band from Charlotte, NC.

  • The Foundry

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

    UNKNOWN HINSON Comedic, vampirish country songwriter playing twangy originals with a satirical tinge. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

    JOE FLETCHER Americana roots artist from Providence, RI.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    PERPETUAL GROOVE This group has been stirring crowds into a frenzy around the Southeast with its exciting jams and spirited cover tunes.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

     

     

    STRICTLY RICKLI Local experimental family band.

    THE RODNEY KINGS Scuzzed-out local garage-punk trio. 

    FANTASY SPORTS Gabrielle Bischoff of Black Paradise performs a set of darkwave.

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

    FART JAR No info available.

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    BIG C & THE VELVET DELTA A modern take on traditional blues, rock and R&B from this local group. 

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

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

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DANK Bluesy, Atlanta-based jam-rock band. Formerly known as Dank Sinatra. See Record Review on p. 12.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    SARAH ELIZABETH Local country singer-songwriter who has been described as "the 'girl next door' of the South."

  • VFW

    7 p.m. www.vfwathens.com

    WHISKEY RIVER Country-inspired Southern rock band.

Saturday, May 30

10 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

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

    PAUL LOMBARD Local blues singer. (8 a.m.)

    DALE WESCHLER Local fiddler performs a set of old-time mountain music. (10 a.m.)

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    THE JIMI JEFF DUNK N TREY SHOW Playing funky jams and classic covers.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    FALLOW Local three-piece "Southern metal" band.

    MARSES Local "party-doom" four-piece band.

    VOLT New local heavy duo.

    WICKED KING Hard-hitting local rock trio dedicated to the roots of true heavy music.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    IDLE BLOOM Heavy psych-pop band from Nashville, TN.

    CHURCHYARD Nashville-based garage-rock four-piece.

  • The Globe

    10 p.m. FREE! ($2 under 21). 706-353-4721

    WALL OF EARS Massachussetts-based pop project.

    RICHARD GUMBY Local psych-rock project led by songwriter Scott Crossman. 

    HAOCHI WAVES Riot-grrrl-influenced grunge band from Florida.

    BLEETH Stoner metal outfit from Miami.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    THEO HILTON Nana Grizol frontman returns to town to play a solo set.

    NATE AND KATE Local duo playing "nightmarish originals and fun trashy covers with guitar and drums only."

    THE VG MINUS '70s-styled power-pop/punk.

    JO RB JONES Local experimental indie-pop group.

    DJ NATE FROM WUXTRY Playing upbeat, gritty and danceable rare and classic 45s all night long.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    AFRICAN SOUL A unique and stirring combination of poetry and song.

    M. LEWIS Soulful singer-songwriter from Atlanta.

    K. CHANTA No info available.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    Women Help Women Benefit. 10 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    WANDA Eclectic local electro-pop duo.

    DJ MARCELINE & DJ BUBBLEGUM Two local DJs team up.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    BYOG Funky jam band from Charleston, SC.

Sunday, May 31

1 event

Live Music

Monday, June 1

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CLAY LEVERETT Some of Athens' finest country music, courtesy of the longtime local songwriter.

    KELLEY SWINDALL Bluesy folk music from Stone Mountain, GA. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Tuesday, June 2

5 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    ME AND MOLLY Nashville-based country-folk duo.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    LITTLE GOLD Local group fronted by songwriter Christian DeRoeck, playing garage-rock with country and pop sensibilities.

    THE MUMZEES High-energy garage-punk band from the Chattanooga area.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    ETIENNE DE ROCHER DUO Local singer-songwriter teams up with Jacob Morris (Moths) for a set.

    DJ DAFFY DUCK Psychedelic funk bombs from this local DJ.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    S-WORDS AND FRIENDS Local band playing funky pop-rock with a touch of Southern jam.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

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

    CAROLINE AIKEN One of Athens' most talented and respected performing songwriters. Her bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

    THE TWANGTOWN PARAMOURS "Sophisticated Americana" group from Nashville, TN.

Wednesday, June 3

7 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    COLIBRI A mix of folk and rock influences.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $21. www.40watt.com

    CONOR OBERST Singer-songwriter from Omaha, NE known for his work with indie-folk mainstay Bright Eyes. 

    LARKIN POE Two sisters from Atlanta who sing and shred a unique blend of "Swampadelic Americana."

  • The Foundry

    On the Patio. 6 p.m. FREE! www.thefoundryathens.com

    KINKY WAIKIKI Relaxing, steel guitar-driven band following the traditions of Hawaiian music.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    BATHROOMS New local punk band featuring members of Cancers, Shaved Christ, Little Gold and more.

    BOY New local hard rock duo featuring members of Nurture and Waitress.

    SHORT LEASH New Orleans-based hardcore duo.

    NURSE Atlanta-based hardcore band featuring former members of Cheap Art.

  • Live Wire

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

    OPEN MIC Each performance gets 10 minutes. Drums and guitar amps are provided.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DIABLO SANDWICH & THE DR. PEPPERS New local band featuring Bo Hembree, Adam Poulin and Scotty Nicholson.

  • 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 4

6 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    HISTORIC SUNSETS New local experimental rock band.

    LAWSON FELTMAN Atlanta based singer-songwriter. 

  • The Foundry

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

    DAVIN MCCOY Slick Southern singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    PINECONES Atlanta/Athens-based rock band that touches on flailing, melodic grunge and urgent post-punk. Album release show!

    SHADE Dissonant, groove-oriented local post-punk band.

  • The Grotto

    10 p.m. 706-549-9933

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot plays a "mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics."

  • Live Wire

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

    SAM HOLT, TODD NANCE, DANIEL HUTCHENS AND JON MILLS This group of accomplished players joins up for a special evening of music every Thursday in June.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. He hosts an "all-star jam" every Thursday.

Friday, June 5

9 events

Live Music

  • Buffalo's Café

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

    UNKNOWN ATHENS INSIDE/OUT A singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CICADA RHYTHM Acoustic guitar and upright bass duo playing bluegrass-tinged indie folk, filled with paired vocal harmonies. 

    AVI JACOB Americana artist from Charleston, SC.

    OLD SMOKEY Local folk-rock band with an interweaving sonic palette that includes banjo, cello, violin, lap steel and percussion. 

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    THE VIKING PROGRESS Patrick Morales has a lovely, tender voice that sings gentle, indie/folk ballads about love, death and isolation inspired by his time at sea. 

    ON THE WATER Intimate folk songs from Fletcher VanVliet, a Philadelphia-based singer-songwriter.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE JOY KILLS Stooges-influenced rock band from Atlanta.

     

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    THE DE LUX INTERIORS Local Cramps cover band featuring members of Cars Can Be Blue and Los Meesfits.

    MOTHER THE CAR Founded by a brother duo, this hard rock act combines various types of music resulting in what they call "hard blues."

    THESE HEATHENS Formerly known as Uncle Skunkle, this Tennessee band plays raw, surf-influenced rock.

    FREE ASSOCIATES Local garage-rock band that experiments with noise and attitude.

  • The Foundry

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

    RICK FOWLER BAND Original guitar-driven blues-rock.

    BEVERLY "GUITAR" WATKINS Renowned septuagenarian blues guitarist from Atlanta. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    SCOTT LOW Solo set from the local Americana singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CHRIS STAPLETON Country and bluegrass songwriter from Kentucky.

    SAM LEWIS Bluesy, Nashville-based singer-songwriter.
  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture.

Saturday, June 6

9 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

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

    CHRIS PADGETT Local guitar virtuoso performs. (8 a.m.)

    DANIEL MACK & PICK'N COOP Country-tinged roots-folk project. (10 a.m.)

  • Buffalo's Café

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

    THE SENSATIONAL SOUNDS OF MOTOWN Six veteran musicians entertaining crowds in the Southeast for 20 years promise an exciting, live-energy show. Featuring Mr. Motown!

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    PATTERN IS MOVEMENT Philadelphia-based duo of Andrew Thiboldeaux and Christopher Ward, playing soulful, genre-defying music.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Original, Detroit-influenced rock from Catropolis.

    KING OF THE JUNGLE New local rock and roll band.

    THE PLAGUE Original, ballsy rock harkening back to The Stooges, Sonic Youth and The MC5.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    MANMADE MOUNTAINS Local modern-folk crew drawing inspiration from groups like The Avett Brothers.

    THREADBARE SKIVVIES Folky Americana duo from Atlanta. 

    NIFTY EARTH Local downtempo electronic outfit.

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. $13. www.thefoundryathens.com

    DEJA VU Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young tribute group formed by veteran producer John Keane and featuring a supergroup of Athens musicians.

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    NORTH GEORGIA BLUEGRASS BAND See band name.

     

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ZALE BAND Young, classically trained singer-songwriter leads her alt-rock band.

    LULLWATER Polished local alternative rock band that explores grunge and Southern rock.

    NORTHERN QUARTERS Roots-rock group from Austin, TX.

    ELE IVORY Atlanta-based indie-pop singer-songwriter.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

Sunday, June 7

1 event

Live Music

Monday, June 8

2 events

Live Music

Tuesday, June 9

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    MAXIMUM BUSY MUSCLE Hard-hitting local math-rock trio.

    MEGAFAUNA Experimental punk rock band from Austin, TX.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    R.ARIEL Synth-based trip-hop artist from Phoenix, AZ.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    HANK & CUPCAKES Brooklyn-based electro/disco-pop band.

     

     

    CRUNCHY New local "doom-dance" duo featuring Phelan LaVelle and Kathleen Duffield.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    6 p.m. $5 (adults), $3 (kids). www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    DANIELLE ATE THE SANDWICH Danielle Anderson plays whimsical, ukelele-based tunes.

    CICADA RHYTHM Acoustic guitar and upright bass duo playing bluegrass-tinged indie folk, filled with paired vocal harmonies. 

    THE CRAZY EYED SISTER New local project led by young songwriter Willow Avalon.

    CRESCENT CREATURE New local band featuring Mary & Violet Merritt and Simone Zacharia-Jeffers.

Wednesday, June 10

4 events

Live Music

Thursday, June 11

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    TYLER SLOAN Young singer-songwriter from Murrayville, GA.

    COMPASS & ROSE Atlanta-based indie-pop group.

    MODERN FRONT Rock and roll four-piece from Atlanta.

    CODY MARLOWE & THE DEAD FLOWERS Roots-rocking outfit from Atlanta.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    POWERKOMPANY Local pop duo featuring the crisp, soaring vocals of Marie Davon, playing folk songs enhanced with slickly produced electronic instrumentation courtesy of Andrew Heaton. 

    SEAN WATERMAN Indie rock artist from Atlanta. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    TRISTEN Versatile, Nashville-based pop singer-songwriter.

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

    EL HOLLIN This Athens band plays haunting pop music with minimal instrumentation and ethereal vocals.

  • Live Wire

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

    SAM HOLT, TODD NANCE, DANIEL HUTCHENS AND JON MILLS This group of accomplished players joins up for a special evening of music every Thursday in June.

Friday, June 12

8 events

Live Music

  • Buffalo's Café

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

    SHANGRILA BAND Playing favorites from the '60s as part of an evening dubbed "Woodstock is Back." A costume contest is involved.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    10 p.m. $6 (21+), $8 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    CINEMECHANICA Beloved local four-piece math-rock band.

    CUSSES Savannah-based heavy rock band.

    DOUBLE FERRARI This local band plays virtuosic, high-speed, instrumental jock-rock.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    SLOWRITER Atlanta-based experimental rock group led by songwriter Bryan Taylor.

    PROFESSOR TOON Hip-hop artist. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    JGBCB Local musicians pay tribute to "one of the greatest cover bands of all time, The Jerry Garcia Band."

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    SIMO Trio fusing jazz, rock and blues.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    ADAM KLEIN Local songwriter playing a rustic blend of country, folk and Americana.

    GRACE & TONY "Punkgrass" duo of Grace Schultz and Tony White.

    HANNAH ALDRIDGE Muscle Shoals, AL-based Americana singer-songwriter.

  • Lumpkin Street Station

    10 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/LumpkinStreetStation

    DARYL HANCE Formerly the guitarist for JJ Grey & Mofro, Hance steps out on his own with an "unrelenting sonic blast of groovin' rock and roll music."

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture.

Saturday, June 13

3 events

Live Music

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $15 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE JEFF VAUGHN BAND Country/Southern rock band from Royston, GA. EP release party!

    REX NORTON Athens native country singer-songwriter.

    ASHLEY STRICKLAND New country artist from Georgia.
  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

Monday, June 15

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    ETERNAL SUMMERS Melodic, new wave-inspired indie-pop band from Roanoke, VA.

    GOLD-BEARS Atlanta-based indie-pop outfit playing jangly crash-pop. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    BUFFALO HAWK Heavy, Crazy Horse-inspired band led by Matt Stoessel and featuring Paul McHugh, Brantley Senn and Jim Wilson.

    MORGAN OF THE PINES Southern Gothic folk-rock band from South Carolina.
  • Lumpkin Street Station

    9 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/LumpkinStreetStation

    VON STRANTZ Soulful folk group led by singer and songwriter Jess Strantz.

Tuesday, June 16

1 event

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    BRONCHO Fuzzy guitar rock band from Oklahoma that has recently taken a new wave turn.

    CONCORD AMERICA Slightly out-of-control Atlanta-based band that touches on punk and garage.

Wednesday, June 17

1 event

Live Music

  • 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 18

1 event

Live Music

  • Live Wire

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

    SAM HOLT, TODD NANCE, DANIEL HUTCHENS AND JON MILLS This group of accomplished players joins up for a special evening of music every Thursday in June.

Friday, June 19

4 events

Live Music

  • Buffalo's Café

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

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

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    NOVEIL Heavy metal band from Clemson, SC.

    WHITE FUNERAL Black-metal band from California.

  • The Foundry

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

    TAB BENOIT Guitarist native to Louisiana combining a variety of blues styles including Delta, swamp and Chicago blues. 

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture.

Saturday, June 20

4 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    HOPE COUNTRY Alias of singer-songwriter Brent Johnson, from St. Paul, MN.

    SON & THIEF Melodic and lush local indie rock band.

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. $30. www.thefoundryathens.com

    MOTHER'S FINEST A mix of rock, gospel, R&B, metal and jazz seen through the lenses of an "Afro-Euro mosaic" sound. CD release show!

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    THE FABULOUS SPARKTONES No info available. 

  • Highwire Lounge

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

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

Monday, June 22

1 event

Live Music

Wednesday, June 24

1 event

Live Music

  • 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 25

2 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    New West Presents. 9 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    RUBY THE RABBITFOOT Pop group led by songwriter Ruby Kendrick, a local singer-songwriter with a sweet voice and prodding, poignant lyrics. 

    WATER LIARS Rootsy, simplistic, gritty folk-rock duo out of Mississippi.

    TALL TALL TREES Psychedelic folk artist and Kishi Bashi band member Mike Savino plays tunes with his "Banjotron 5000."

    WASHED OUT Local synth-pop purveyor Ernest Greene performs a DJ set.

  • Live Wire

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

    SAM HOLT, TODD NANCE, DANIEL HUTCHENS AND JON MILLS This group of accomplished players joins up for a special evening of music every Thursday in June.