COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Sunday, May 29

4 events

Live Music

  • The Globe

    9 p.m. 706-353-4721

    TUG New local noise-punk trio.

    DEEP STATE Members of Little Gold and Brothers play driving, punky, melodic guitar-rock.

    PINKWASH Punk duo from Philadelphia.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    BLACKNERDNINJA & LG Eugene Willis and Larry Gresham deliver explosive rhymes over organic, high-energy beats. Album release show! Featuring a listening party and performances from Trey Willis, Team SS, Profound, Sonny Bamboo and more. See story on p. 14.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

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

    NICHOLAS MALLIS & THE BOREALIS Mallis' music is "a cross between David Bowie, The Ventures, and a little bit of Neil Diamond."

    VELVETEEN PINK This quartet of funksters plays electro-based, upbeat stuff in the Prince, Stevie Wonder and Jamiroquai style.

    PURSES Local pop-rock band featuring members of Tedo Stone, Grand Vapids and The District Attorneys.

  • The World Famous

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

    LEEANN PEPPERS Local singer-songwriter playing sparse, evocative folk music.

Monday, May 30

4 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MEGHANN WRIGHT & THE SURE THING Indie-folk singer-songwriter from Brooklyn, NY.

    GRANT COWAN Local jazz-influenced, piano-based singer-songwriter.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    JULIA LUCILLE Dreamy lo-fi folk artist from Austin, TX.

    MOSES NESH Folky American Primitive guitarist and songwriter from Atlanta.

    JOHN & KIRAN FERNANDES Father and son team up for an instrumental set.

    SMOKEY DEROECK Little Gold/Deep State member plays a solo set.

  • Memorial Park

    12 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com

    MEMORIAL DAY CONCERT Featuring music from Walden, Kip Jones and Wrecks and Park. Plus, food, games and fun for the whole family.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    UNPLUG & UNWIND A weekly "acoustic fam-jam" hosted by Joey Quiggins.

Tuesday, May 31

4 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    THE HEAP Funky indie-soul band with a killer horn section and fronted by Bryan Howard's low bass growl.

  • The Foundry

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

    MAMIE DAVIS Young local singer-songwriter influenced by grunge and folk.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    HARVEY FUNKWALKER Athens-based trio "steeped in deep funk roots and laced with tinges of jazz, blues and rock."

    SLOW CLAP Progressive rock trio that incorporates various musical styles to create a cohesive collection of eclectic original songs.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SESSIONS WITH D-KAPS Enjoy an evening of fresh live tunes.

Wednesday, June 1

7 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    SCOOTERBABE  Scrappy, jangly local noise-pop/emo group.

    FREE CAKE FOR EVERY CREATURE Female-fronted lo-fi pop group from Philadelphia.

    JIANNA JUSTICE Athens-based lo-fi indie-folk project. Formerly known as Gal Pal and Penny Lame. See story on p. 12.

    BROTHER MARY Producer Ivano Milo of Downer plays "vacuous Muzak."

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

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

    CHRIS PADGETT Local guitar virtuoso performs.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    DJ TONY CHACKAL Spinning all-vinyl set of music with a different theme each show.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local singer-songwriter performs with his trio.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DIGG Denver-based progressive rock/funk 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, June 2

9 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    HONEYWHEEL New local progressive rock band.

    TREES ON MARS Jam-metal band with rock influences from Columbia, SC.

    STAY THE SEA Local instrumental post-rock band.

    INVOKING THE ABSTRACT "Tech death" progressive metal group.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

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

    NEIGHBOR LADY Rock group led by local singer-songwriter Emily Braden.

    SMOKEY DEROECK Little Gold/Deep State member plays a solo set.

    STATE CHAMPION Rock and roll band from Louisville, KY.

  • The Foundry

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

    KIP JONES Local songwriter playing all your favorite covers and some of his own tunes.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9 p.m. $3. www.georgiatheatre.com

    CHA WA Mardi Gras Indian funk band with sing-chanting and captivating percussion rhythms.

  • The Grotto

    11 p.m. 706-549-9933

    TIM MOORE Aspiring local Americana singer-songwriter.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    OLD SKOOL PRESENTS… Former members of Old Skool Trio Jason Fuller (keys and vox) and Seth Hendershot (drums and vox) are getting together with friends to bring you some of their favorite sounds.

  • Live Wire

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

    TECROPOLIS Athens' longest-running electronic dance music series, with special guests.

  • 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 Road location)

    THE ORANGE CONSTANT Playing acoustic jam-rock with a hint of folk.

Friday, June 3

11 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    KIP JONES BAND Local songwriter playing all your favorite covers and some of his own tunes.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    HEATHEN SONS Alt-country-influenced rock band from Nashville.

    THE BLACK MAGS Alt-rock group from Nashville.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    MIGHTY Alternative rock group from Atlanta.

    LIGHT BEAM RIDER Riffy, melodic alt-rock group from Nashville, TN.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE ORANGE CONSTANT Playing acoustic jam-rock with a hint of folk.

    TIMI CONLEY AND THE WONDERLAND RANGERS Local pop rabblerouser performs with his new backing band featuring Andrew Hanmer, Kevin Sims, Shelley Lotus, Tony Oscar and Chris Byron.

    PARTIALS Local psychedelic pop four-piece.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $22 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    ELI YOUNG BAND Country-rock group from Texas known for hit singles like "Crazy Girl."

    CALE DODDS Nashville-based singer-songwriter.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    NIVE & THE DEER CHILDREN Greenlandic folk singer Nive Nielson and her band play folk melodies with old-timey story-style lyrics. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

    JULIE ODELL Singer-songwriter from Ruston, LA.

  • 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.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DANGFLY Local rock band featuring an all-star lineup, including Adam Payne, Shawn Johnson, Jay Rodgers, Scotty Nicholson and Adam Poulin.

    THE ROYAL VELVET Three-piece local rock band.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    HALEM ALBRIGHT A blend of unique songwriting and electrifying guitar, from rock to reggae, Americana to experimental.

  • VFW

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

    HIGHWAY 211 BAND Country-rock duo from Lawrenceville.

Saturday, June 4

12 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

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

    LIAM PARKE Member of local band Repent at Leisure plays a solo set of Irish folk. (8 a.m.)

    FOXFIRE REVIVAL New local folk collective. (10 a.m.)

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    BIG MORGAN Local band consisting of former members of Atlanta band Lotus Slide.

    WIEUCA Local band playing cheeky, guitar-driven indie rock.

  • Buffalo's Café

    7 p.m. $10. 706-354-6655

    MONDAY'S ALIBI Local band specializing in '70s and '80s rock and roll.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    SHANTIH SHANTIH All-female Atlanta-based band that draws from '60s psych and '80s dream-pop.

    THE HERNIES Local riff-heavy rock band displaying influences from classic to indie rock.

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    NORTH GEORGIA BLUEGRASS BAND See band name.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    RUMOURS Fleetwood Mac tribute band based in Atlanta.

  • The Globe

    JAGA Presents. 7 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). 706-353-4721

    GRANT COWAN Local jazz-influenced, piano-based 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.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

    FAT ARM DADDY New local rhythm and blues trio.

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    HIBBS BROTHERS Featuring Rob Hibbs on acoustic guitar and Garrett Hibbs on mandolin, showcasing originals and covering singer-songwriters such as Townes Van Zandt, Neil Young and Howe Gelb.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    BLACKWATER DEEP Athens-based acoustic indie-folk band.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    West Broad Farmers Market. 9 a.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

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

    PROFOUND Energetic and lyrical local hip hop artist.

    BLACKNERDNINJA Eugene Willis delivers explosive rhymes over organic, high-energy beats.

    TRE80 Hip hop artist from Gainesville.

Sunday, June 5

1 event

Live Music

Monday, June 6

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    YOUTH LEAGUE Math-y post-pop band from Wilmington, NC.

    GLAND Punk rock trio from New Orleans.

    GREAVER Post-hardcore group from North Carolina.

    NIGHTMARE COAST New local post-hardcore outfit.

  • The Foundry

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

    JAMES MCCARTNEY Critically acclaimed alternative rock singer-songwriter.

    CHRIS MCKAY Local songwriter and Critical Darlings frontman plays a solo set.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE HIGH DIVERS Four-piece twang band that plays rebellious Southern music.

    KATHERINE BALL A taste of Southern gothic blues.

  • 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.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    UNPLUG & UNWIND A weekly "acoustic fam-jam" hosted by Joey Quiggins.

Tuesday, June 7

5 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    EHIOROBO Soulful hip hop/electronic artist from New Jersey.

    GOOD LUCK SPACEMAN New Jersey indie rock band with hints of psych and emo.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $28 (adv.), $32 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    CLAYPOOL LENNON DELIRIUM Eclectic, abstract musical combination of Les Claypool and Sean Lennon. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

    CHICANO BATMAN Four-piece psychedelic band with a Tropicalia flair.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE TAXICAB VERSES Local group/recording project inspired by Jim Wilson's time spent doing field recordings and collaborating with musicians in Ghana.

  • 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.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SESSIONS WITH D-KAPS Enjoy an evening of fresh live tunes.

Wednesday, June 8

8 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    BIGGER MOUNTAIN No info available.

    BOSCO New local indie rock band featuring featuring Tim Foley, Joshua Sherrill and Jack Colclough.

    NANNERCUP No info available.

    COUCHLOCKED New psychedelic/progressive folk duo.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

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

    THE NOW AND THEN BAND Playing a mix of bluegrass, country and Americana covers and originals.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    CATERPILLAR Pop with magic spices, formerly known as Judy Funnie.

    PONYBOY AND THE HORSEGIRLS Summery pop group from Austin, TX.

    UNPOPULAR Texas-based indie rock band featuring members of Party Plants.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    VEGABONDS Alternative Americana band from Auburn, AL.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ALLEN STONE Soul musician who transcends pop convention.

    THE SHEEPDOGS Canadian rock band that's a mix between Led Zeppelin and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    STEREO GLASS 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 9

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    BRAVE BABY Anthemic folk-rock from Charleston, SC.

    BUFFALO RODEO Progressive indie rock band from Bowling Green, KY.
  • The Foundry

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

    THE PRODUCERS Power-pop and new wave band who rose to popularity in the '80s, similar to the stylings of Cheap Trick and Devo.

    CASPER AND THE COOKIES Local legends playing eccentric and energetic pop-rock.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    FAYE WEBSTER Folk singer-songwriter from Atlanta.

    NEIGHBOR LADY Rock group led by local singer-songwriter Emily Braden.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    JAZZ JAM Some of our town's most talented jazz musicians get together at this monthly happening. Bring your axe, or grab a brew and a table and give an ear.

Friday, June 10

7 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.

  • 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

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

    MERLE HAGGARD TRIBUTE Local musicians celebrate the life and music of the country legend. Featuring Mike Mills, Neil Golden, Dave Marr, Todd McBride, Bo Bedingfield, Clay Leverett and more.

  • The Foundry

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

    SONS OF SAILORS Jimmy Buffet cover band, featuring members of the Tony Pritchett Band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    PALACE DOCTOR A dynamic rock trio made up of members of Tedo Stone, Modern Skirts and Crooked Fingers.

    BLUE BLOOD Melodic psych-pop project from Hunter Morris, formerly of Gift Horse.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    LANDON TRUST Local singer-songwriter performs an acoustic set of soulful Americana.

Saturday, June 11

8 events

Live Music

Sunday, June 12

1 event

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    THE SEGAR JAZZ AFFAIR WXAG radio DJ Dwain Segar curates a night of smooth jazz, featuring music from John Dunn & the Jazzman Band

Monday, June 13

3 events

Live Music

Tuesday, June 14

1 event

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    KWAZYMOTO Noisy local punk rock duo.

    VIBRANT TROUBADOURS A mix of blues, garage and indie rock all rolled into one band from Wilmington, OH.

    THE GOOD LOOKS Young band from Madison playing a custom blend of rock, blues, funk, punk and alternative.

Wednesday, June 15

8 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    MOTHERFUCKER Hard-hitting, virtuosic local rock and roll band.

    BUILDINGS Minneapolis-based three-piece drawing on the aggressive, noisy ghost of The Jesus Lizard.

    THE POWDER ROOM Local sludgy noise-rock trio.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

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

    BENSON & LEINWEBER Two talented local musicians team up.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    TONY JOE WHITE A bright combination of rock and country with smooth, deep vocals.

    SCOTT BAXENDALE Guitar dynamism from the owner of Baxendale Guitars. Classic bluesy riffs and a lot of soul.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MOTEL RADIO Southern-fried indie-folk band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    LIGHT ELIXIR Members of Zach Deputy and Trans-Siberian Orchestra playing music "intended to inspire and empower listeners."

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    DJ TONY CHACKAL Spinning all-vinyl set of music with a different theme each show.

  • 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 16

4 events

Live Music

Friday, June 17

8 events

Live Music

  • Buffalo's Café

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

    MATT JOINER BAND Local guitarist draws inspiration from blues and classic rock.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    ARBOR LABOR UNION Atlanta/Athens-based band that works with repetitious riffs and post-punk rhythms. Formerly known as Pinecones.

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

  • The Foundry

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    DEAR BLANCA Folky punk band from Columbia, SC.

    KEATH MEAD Self-taught singer-songwriter from South Carolina.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    OH, JEREMIAH Country band from Mississippi inspired by songwriters like Josh Ritter and Ryan Adams. 

    CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of indie/Americana.

  • Main St.

    Pickin' on the Green. 7 p.m. FREE! 706-453-7674

    THE DARNELL BOYS The three Darnell brothers play and sing country blues originals backed by upright bass, singing saw and junkyard percussion.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    LILY ROSE Local pop-folk singer-songwriter.

Saturday, June 18

5 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

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

    JOEY QUIGGINS Local acoustic singer-songwriter. (8 a.m.)

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. (10 a.m.)

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    REX NORTON Athens native country singer-songwriter.

    CRYSTAL HOPKINS Singer-songwriter from Jesup, GA.

    SARAH ELIZABETH Athens singer-songwriter with a variety of musical influences.

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    JULIE HOLMES Local singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist who specializes in acoustic jams. 

Sunday, June 19

2 events

Live Music

Monday, June 20

6 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    BIT BRIGADE Local supergroup plays the soundtrack to a vintage video game while Noah McCarthy plays—and beats—the game onstage. 

    DANIMAL CANNON A chiptune, guitar-shredding metal band from Buffalo, NY.

    DETHLEHEM Self-described "melodic RPG death metal" band with members such as Brutalitus the Bloodbeard and Durock Magicfist.

  • The Foundry

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

    PETER ASHER & ALBERT LEE The Peter & Gordon member teams with the English guitarist to perform acoustic pieces with soaring harmonies.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    SYLVIA NOVAK Alabama singer-songwriter with sharp vibrato and a sharper fiddle.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. ($25-$28). www.georgiatheatre.com

    LAKE STREET DIVE Pop-focused, genre-bending band from Brooklyn that has enjoyed national recognition.

    HOLY GHOST TENT REVIVAL Fast rock and roll from North Carolina accompanied by lots of horns and wailing.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE HOLLOWS Roots-rock ensemble of multi-instrumentalists.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    UNPLUG & UNWIND A weekly "acoustic fam-jam" hosted by Joey Quiggins.

Tuesday, June 21

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    TEDO STONE Rootsy, Atlanta-based Americana band with a touch of psychedelic fuzziness.

    FUTURE ELEVATORS Indie rock band from Birmingham, AL.
  • Georgia Theatre

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

    BLACK MOUNTAIN Five-piece psychedelic rock band from Vancouver, BC. 

    MAJEURE The "sci-fi disco" alter ego of Zombi drummer A.E. Paterra.

Wednesday, June 22

3 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

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

    COLIBRI A mix of folk and rock influences.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • 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 23

3 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    NIKKI LANE South Carolina native, Nashville-based folk singer-songwriter.

    ROADKILL GHOST CHOIR Folk-influenced psych-rock six-piece from Athens via Deland, FL.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    :LOVESONGS Athens-based experimental band with electronic, dance and metal influences.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

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

    JOE MCGUINNESS TRIO Atlanta-based blues/jazz/folk trio.

Friday, June 24

3 events

Live Music

  • Buffalo's Café

    7 p.m. $15 (adv), $18 (door). www.buffaloscafe.com

    THE ATHENS KING Elvis impersonator Chris Shupe's performance features The Burning Love Brass

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

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

Saturday, June 25

2 events

Live Music

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    ANDREW VICKERY Americana artist from Atlanta.

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot performs tasty sets of funky Southern folk rock 'n' roll on guitar, bass drum, harmonica and vocals.

Sunday, June 26

1 event

Live Music

Tuesday, June 28

2 events

Live Music

Wednesday, June 29

4 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    BEN RICKETTS Psychedelic pop singer-songwriter and visual artist from Oxford, MS.

    JOHN FERNANDES The local experimental musician and constant collaborator performs a solo set.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    HOOPS Four-piece ambient-turned-pop group from Indiana.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • 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.