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Tuesday, October 21

5 events

Live Music

  • The Classic Center

    8 p.m. $28.50–$49.50. www.classiccenter.com

    BLACKBERRY SMOKE Southern rock quintet that mixes elements of gospel, bluegrass, arena rock, soul and more than a touch of outlaw country.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    BRENDA NICOLE MOORER Indie/soul singer-songwriter from Milwaukee, WI.

    CAROLINE VERMILLION Young country-pop singer-songwriter.

  • The Melting Point

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

    RED OAK SOUTHERN STRING BAND This Watkinsville-based band plays rootsy Americana tunes.

    BRUSH FIRE Formed in 1977, this Georgia-based bluegrass band is known for its onstage energy and superb vocal harmony.

  • New Earth Athens

    MYRIAD Tuesdays. 9 p.m. FREE! www.newearthmusichall.com

    WILEY EYES Local rock band.

    MYRIAD HOUSE BAND Members of Partial Cinema, Monsoon and Saturn Valley lead an open jam session.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This weekly series showcases a series of acoustic solo sets from some of the most talented singer-songwriters in town and across the country.

Wednesday, October 22

10 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    THE PEN TEST Semi-local industrial electronic project from Pat Walsh. Throbbing Gristle vibes by way of Adonis and Kraftwerk.

    WILD OF NIGHT Local band playing soaring, experimental new age-inspired chamber-pop.

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

    BOY HARSHER No info available.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

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

    APPALACHIAN RHYTHM A blend of instrumental and vocal tunes in the Appalachian folk and bluegrass traditions.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MARCHFOURTH MARCHING BAND A kaleidoscope of musical and visual energy that inspires dancing in an atmosphere of celebration.

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    BRAVE BABY Anthemic folk-rock from Charleston, SC.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    THE GRAWKS Local rock and roll band inspired by '70s classic rock and punk.

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

    RED FRANCIS Folk-rock trio from Chicago.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    FABULOUS BIRD Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Peter Alvanos (Elf Power) soars with his '60s British, folk and psych-pop influenced sound. Every Wednesday in October!

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

    CAPTAIN GREEN Funk-fusion band from Baton Rouge, LA.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    THE SATURDAY GIANT One-man band from Columbus, OH featuring elements of rock, pop, electro and hip hop.

  • The World Famous

    10:30 p.m. www.theworldfamousathens.com

    VINCAS Energetic, erratic garage punk with growling guitars, howling vocals and a bit of rockabilly swagger.

    WYMYNS PRYSYN Atlanta-based punk band fronted by Andrew Wiggins (Hawks, Blame Game).

    COTTAGING Doomy rock band from Providence, RI.

    PINECONES Atlanta/Athens-based rock band that touches on flailing, melodic grunge and urgent post-punk. See Record Review on p. 13.

Thursday, October 23

13 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    JOHN FRENCH & THE BASTILLES Songwriter John French's sincere acoustic compositions are backed by a group of musicians with country and rock influences.

    THE HABIT Contemporary Americana band with a folk-grounded, punk-infused sound.

    GOLDWING No info available.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    MAHAYLA New Orleans-based indie rock band that sounds "like a Southern Built to Spill." See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

    DEAD NEIGHBORS Formerly known as A Lot More Less, this local band plays grunge- and shoegaze-inspired rock tunes.

    SCOOTERBABE Local noise-pop group.

    MINOR WILEY Atlanta-based indie rock trio.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $20. www.georgiatheatre.com

    CHRIS ROBINSON BROTHERHOOD The former Black Crowes frontman plays textural blues-rock with his ace backing band. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    JONATHAN SCALES FOURCHESTRA Steel-pan jazz fusion group from Asheville, NC

  • Green Room

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

    THE SOUTHERN BELLES A Zappa-esque amalgamation of country, jazz, rock and funk from Richmond, VA.

    DIM DIMENSIONS A side project of Mama's Love featuring a variety of local musicians. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    SAWDUST Atlanta virtuosos Taylor Kennedy and Ben Williams team up with local forces Colin Manko and Zack Milster to deliver tentative yet forceful jazz music.

  • Kelly's Jamaican Food

    Kickin' It At Kelly's. 9 p.m. FREE! 706-208-0000 (Lumpkin St. location)

    DJ AFRIKA SELECTA Playing a mix of roots and dancehall from various eras.

    OUT ON A LIMB Brand new local quartet playing reggae covers and originals.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    5:30–7:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    DAVE HOWARD Singer-songwriter plays his own material as well as Americana covers.

  • The Melting Point

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

    THE STEELDRIVERS Nationally acclaimed blues, country and bluegrass fusion band.

  • New Earth Athens

    Out With the Old, In With the Epic. 9:30 p.m. $1. www.newearthmusichall.com

    TONGUES Dreamy local pop-rock band.

    RARE BIRDS Nostalgic, pop-tinged music from this local rock band.

    PARTIAL CINEMA This local group takes influences from funk, indie, dance and classical music to inspire fits of dancing, vibing and grooving.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MYLES BROWN BAND Atlanta-based funk-fusion group.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. He hosts an "all-star jam" every Thursday.

Friday, October 24

11 events

Live Music

  • Butt Hutt Bar-B-Q

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

    BORDERLINE No info available.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $8 (21+), $10 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

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

    MINIBOSSES Independent progressive rock band known for their video game music covers.

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $12. www.georgiatheatre.com

    BROWN SABBATH Austin, TX-based psych-funk band Brownout plays Black Sabbath covers.

    LOS MEESFITS Misfits covers done Cuban salsa style!

  • Go Bar

    WUOG Birthoween. 10 p.m. 706-546-5609

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

    HOUDINNE Atlanta-based experimental hip hop outfit.

    HAIRY CONFUCIUS Lo-fi rap project from Atlanta.

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

  • Green Room

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

    BLAIR CRIMMINS AND THE HOOKERS Atlanta-based ragtime/Dixieland jazz revival outfit.

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. 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.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. $3. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    PAPA LEGBA New project that plays neo-New Orleans blues, voodoo folk and zydeco, capturing the spirit of the bayou with inspired originals as well old favorites flavored with a Louisiana twist.

  • The Melting Point

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

    CAROLINE AIKEN BAND One of Atlanta's most talented and respected performing songwriters leads a band that features Ike Stubblefield, Michael C. Steele, Eddie Glikin, Matt Joiner, Paul Scales and Michelle Castleberry.

    BETSY FRANCK TRIO Soulful, brassy Southern rock and country songs rooted in tradition, but with a modern sensibility.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. $8. www.newearthmusichall.com

    THE LAST BISON Chesapeake, VA-based act playing mountaintop chamber music that combines elements of alternative indie-folk with classical sensibilities.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

    DIRTY DOORS Doors tribute band.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

Saturday, October 25

15 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

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

    AMY ANDREWS Melancholy folk singer-songwriter. (8 a.m.)

    CANDY LEE Arkansas-based singer-songwriter. (10 a.m.)

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CINEMECHANICA Beloved local four-piece math-rock band.

    MOTHERFUCKER Hard-hitting local band featuring former members of Incendiaries.

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

    WAITRESS New noise rock project featuring members of Antpile and Family & Friends.

  • Dirty Birds

    9 p.m. www.dirtybirdsathens.com

    COUNTRY RIVER Country band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    JEALOUSY MOUNTAIN DUO Experimental drums-and-guitar duo from Germany.

    DON VITO German noise-rock outfit.

    FUTURE APE TAPES Local group creating psychedelic, experimental music driven by loops, beats, guitars and synths.

    KUSA87 Local experimental band creating visual soundscapes through tapes, pedals, vinyl and more.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $16 www.40watt.com

    MURDER BY DEATH Acclaimed five-piece indie rock band from Indiana.

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    THE VINEYARD BAND Rock and roll band with a country spirit. The band plays as part of a Halloween Bash, with an adult costume contest after the show, plus free baked goods, hot cider and treats for the kids.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $25. www.georgiatheatre.com

    YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND Four-piece bluegrass band based out of Nederland, CO.

    THE LARRY KEEL EXPERIENCE Virginia-based acoustic flatpicking bluegrass guitarist.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    SPACE TRUCKS Afro-kraut-beat ensemble led by Bryan Poole (The Late B.P. Helium, Elf Power).

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

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

    ENTROPICODONE Solo project by Lucas Kane of The 19th Brood.

  • La Puerta del Sol

    9 p.m. FREE! www.lapuertadelsol.net

    QUIABO DE CHAPEAU Brazilian funk ensemble bringing dancing and Carnaval to the stage. 

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. $15 (adv.), $18 (door). www.newearthmusichall.com

    TURQUOISE JEEP Hip hop collective and viral sensation known for the 2010 hit "Lemme Smang It."

    YIP DECEIVER An infectiously fun blend of feel-good pop, R&B grooves and noise-bending electro from right here in Athens.

  • New Earth Athens

    Glazba Atlanta Symphony Benefit. 2 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.newearthmusichall.com

    STAY THE SEA Local instrumental post-rock band.

    JOHNNY ROWLAND No info available.

    PENNYBOY New local indie rock band.

    OAK HOUSE A mix of prog, folk, indie and everything in between.

    WRENN Up-and-coming local pop singer.

    KICK THE ROBOT Power-pop trio from Atlanta with infectious energy.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE HALEM ALBRIGHT BAND From rock to reggae, Americana to experimental, Halem Albright has been performing his blend of unique songwriting and electrifying guitar around Athens and Atlanta for the past few years.

  • The Office Lounge

    Blues N' BBQ Benefit. 5 p.m. 706-546-0840

    ERIK NEIL BAND Local trio playing blues/rock covers and originals.

Sunday, October 26

2 events

Live Music

Monday, October 27

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $3 (21+), $5 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    MUUY BIIEN Local band plays doom-laden goth-punk influenced by '80s hardcore and new wave.

    HSY Four-piece noise-rock band from Toronto.

    THE BEVERLEYS Grunge-punk outfit from Canada.

    STRAYS Local garage-pop band featuring members of Velocirapture and Muuy Biien.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    HURRAY FOR THE RIFF RAFF Acclaimed indie-folk outfit helmed by songwriter Alynda Lee Segarra. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

    ALANNA ROYALE Soulful Americana group from Nashville, TN.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Tuesday, October 28

6 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $25. www.georgiatheatre.com

    CITY AND COLOUR Recording alias for Canadian singer-songwriter Dallas Green.

    CLEAR PLASTIC MASKS Southern soul-rock band out of Nashville.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    COTTONMOUTH Local group featuring members of Pretty Bird and Muuy Biien. Expect lots of fuzzy, heavy drums and bass.

    DJ TAINT Xander Witt (Muuy Biien) spins new wave, goth and post-punk.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. $3. www.greenroomathens.com

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

    NATO COLES Punk rock band hailing from Minnesota's Twin Cities.

    ARMS ALOFT Gruff but melodic pop-punk group from Wisconsin.

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

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    9:30 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    BURNS LIKE FIRE Stewed, screwed and tattooed punk rock band from Athens.

    SPRUCE BRINGSTEEN Jokey punk rock band from Sheboygan, WI.

    KATËR MASS Local gritty pop-punk band "influenced by Longmont Potion Castle."

    CINCINNATI ROYALS High-octane punk rockers from Ohio.

    AND WE DANCED Emo-punk band from Minneapolis featuring former members of Cadilac Blindside and The Jealous Sound.

  • The Melting Point

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

    THE RAGBIRDS Folk-rock fusion band led by frontwoman and multi-instrumentalist Erin Zindle.

    90 ACRE FARM Local Americana band featuring vocal harmonies and slide guitar.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This weekly series showcases a series of acoustic solo sets from some of the most talented singer-songwriters in town and across the country.

Wednesday, October 29

9 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    ORENDA FINK Formerly of Azure Ray, Fink's solo music explores mysticism and the Southern gothic subconscious.

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

    FLIGHT MODE No info available.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

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

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

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    JUSTIN KENNEDY BAND Four-piece country band, led by UGA alum Justin "The Weatherman" Kennedy.

    RUBENS BELL Southern rock band with a modern feel. 

    THE HOWLING TONGUES Atlanta-based rock and roll band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    STEELISM Americana group comprised of guitarist Jeremy Fetzer, pedal steel player Spencer Cullum and backed by some of Nashville's finest young musicians.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE DEVIL MAKES THREE Celebrated Americana group featuring eclectic instrumentation.

    THE CAVE SINGERS Northwestern indie-folk trio.

  • Green Room

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

    AGES AND AGES "Bright and uplifting" indie rock collective from Portland, OR.

    HORSE THIEF Oklahoma City-based band with a panoramic yet nuanced sound that flows from intimate to anthemic.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    FABULOUS BIRD Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Peter Alvanos (Elf Power) soars with his '60s British, folk and psych-pop influenced sound. Every Wednesday in October!

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running local dance band.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, October 30

6 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    FATHER MURPHY Experimental-leaning industrial/post-punk band from Italy.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    THE BOHANNONS Rock and roll straight from Chattanooga, TN.

    PILGRIM Local rock band featuring Paul McHugh on vocals, guitar and keyboards along with Matt Stoessel on guitar, TJ Machado on bass, Thayer Sarrano on keyboards and Brad Morgan on drums.

  • The Melting Point

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

    JAMES MCMURTRY Critically acclaimed folk-rock artist.

    JONNY BURKE Americana and country artist.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

    VOODOO VISIONARY Improvisational funk/rock group from Atlanta.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. He hosts an "all-star jam" every Thursday.

Friday, October 31

9 events

Live Music

  • Dirty Birds

    9 p.m. www.dirtybirdsathens.com

    JONATHAN INGRAM Country rocker from Braselton, GA.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9:30 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    ELF POWER A longtime fixture on the Athens music scene, Elf Power plays fuzzy, melodic, psychedelic pop.

    CIRCULATORY SYSTEM Long-running local psychedelic rock ensemble featuring members of the Olivia Tremor Control.

  • Georgia Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-9884

    JOHN BOYLE Singer-songwriter in the vein of Willie Nelson, John Prine and Bob Dylan. He'll be joined by Adam Poulin.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $27. www.georgiatheatre.com

    DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS The local Southern rock superstars play a special Halloween show.

    HOUNDMOUTH Alternative-country group from Indiana.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    AMERICAN MANNEQUINS Thoughtful, melodic, danceable rock and roll for the upcoming new wave apocalypse.

    PIERCE EDENS Americana singer-songwriter from Asheville, NC.

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

  • New Earth Athens

    Satanic BBQ & Potluck. 9 p.m. $10. www.newearthmusichall.com

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

    MISSISSIPPI SHAKEDOWN Rockabilly-influenced garage duo.

    STARBENDERS Four-piece art-punk band from Atlanta.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SPINELLO Local jazz fusion band.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.theworldfamousathens.com

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

    THE PAUL COLLINS BEAT Legendary power-pop figure Paul Collins (The Nerves, The Beat) heads this rotating cast.

Saturday, November 1

1 event

Live Music

Sunday, November 2

3 events

Live Music

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

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

    NUDE BEACH New York City-based power-pop/garage-rock trio drawing comparisons to Tom Petty and Big Star.

    SHELLSHAG Two-piece punk rock band from Brooklyn, NY.

    HARSH WORDS Fast hardcore group featuring members of Shaved Christ and Gripe.

    BASEMENT BENDERS Chattanooga-based punk band featuring memers of Future Virgins, Black Rainbow and others.

    STORMIES New local duo featuring former members of Carrie Nations.

  • The Melting Point

    6 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    THE SEGAR JAZZ AFFAIR WXAG radio DJ Dwain Segar curates a night of smooth jazz, featuring music from J. Henry Jazz and poetry by Hazel Roach and Cedric Barnett.

  • Ted's Most Best

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

    COY, DEMARCUS AND NORRIS Virtuoso jazz performance from guitarist Dan Coy (Bonaventure Quartet), bassist Andrea DeMarcus (Cicada Rhythm) and drummer John Norris (Thunder O(h)m, Gumshoe, Kate Morrissey).

Monday, November 3

1 event

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    REIGNING SOUND Asheville, NC-based garage-punk band led by songwriter Greg Cartwright.

    NATURAL CHILD Grimy, Nashville-based proto-garage band.

    TURF WAR Catchy, Southern-tinged garage rock out of Atlanta influenced by the likes of The Replacements and Creedence Clearwater Revival.

Tuesday, November 4

2 events

Live Music

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This weekly series showcases a series of acoustic solo sets from some of the most talented singer-songwriters in town and across the country.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Wednesday, November 5

3 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • The Melting Point

    7:30 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    MATUTO New York-based band that features authentic Brazilian instrumentation.

    LA HOT CLUB D'ATHENES New gypsy music quartet featuring local celebrity Kishi Bashi.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. He hosts an "all-star jam" every Thursday.

Thursday, November 6

5 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    OLD DOMINION Five-piece country-rock band. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    LONE BELLOW Soulful country and acoustic alternative rock. 

    FOREIGN FIELDS Electronic folk group from Wisconson.

    KRISTIN DIABLE Up-and-coming young singer-songwriter from south Louisiana.

  • Green Room

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

    LEE BAINS III & THE GLORY FIRES Gritty, bluesy rock and roll mixed with smooth, twangy R&B. Featuring former members of The Dexateens.

  • The Melting Point

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

    DAVE BARNES Earnest, country-tinged singer-songwriter.

    MARC SCIBILIA Nashville-based pop singer-songwriter.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

Friday, November 7

5 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    BOYS WHO ROCK FOR GIRLS Antlered Aunt Lord, DJ Quincy, Mike Mantione, Pretty Badger and more play a benefit show for local music-education organization Girls Rock Athens.

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $12. www.georgiatheatre.com

    AARON BEHRENS AND THE MIDNIGHT STROLL Ghostland Observatory lead singer Aaron Behrens' newest side project.

    RANCH GHOST Nashville-based garage-rockers.

  • Max

    9 p.m. $5. 706-254-3392

    KALIKO Local MC celebrates the release of his new solo album, Fashionably Late. This show also features performances by The Swank, Duddy Ken, Blacknerdninja, LG, Dictator, Billy D Brell, Lil Redd, Tee Roy 300, 3 Feet, Chrismis and Dan Sohi.

  • The Melting Point

    8:30 p.m. $25 (adv.), $30 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    CARL PALMER'S ELP LEGACY The legendary Emerson, Lake and Palmer drummer performs a set of progressive rock and fusion.

  • New Earth Athens

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

    CHILLOUT MUSIC FESTIVAL Second annual festival, showcasing funk, reggae, rock and jam bands from all over the Southeast. Acts include Bad JooJoo, Five40, Sun-Dried Vibes, TreeHouse, Jahman Brahman and Dub Architect.

Saturday, November 8

4 events

Live Music

  • Cloverleaf Farm

    12 p.m. $48. www.wildwoodrevival.com

    WILDWOOD REVIVAL A unique, one-day festival celebrating music and Southern culture where guests can get off the grid. Featuring music from Langhorne Slim, T. Hardy Morris, Patrick Sweany, Joe Fletcher, Margo Price, The Deslondes, Joshua Black Wilkins and more.

  • Georgia Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-9884

    JOHN BOYLE Singer-songwriter in the vein of Willie Nelson, John Prine and Bob Dylan. He'll be joined by Adam Poulin.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $35. www.georgiatheatre.com

    O.A.R Shape-shifting arena-rock band, on tour to promote their latest album, The Rockville.

    ANDY GRAMMER Blue-eyed soul singer-songwriter from Los Angeles.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. $10. www.newearthmusichall.com

    TURKUAZ Playing instrumental funk and a wide mix of genres from power-pop to R&B.

    JUBEE & THE MORNING AFTER Smooth, soulful hip-hop featuring local MC JuBee and his band of electric rockers.

    THE BROADCAST Soulful rock band from Asheville, NC.

Monday, November 10

1 event

Live Music

Tuesday, November 11

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CHARLIE AND THE FOXTROTS Folk-pop band from Nashville, TN.

    DANDY LINE No info available.

    CRYING WOLF Americana and bluegrass duo out of Vermont.

  • The Melting Point

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

    MIPSO Fun folk and Americana from Chapel Hill, NC.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This weekly series showcases a series of acoustic solo sets from some of the most talented singer-songwriters in town and across the country.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Wednesday, November 12

4 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

    THE HEARD Chicago-based funk and groove band.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. $8. www.newearthmusichall.com

    SAINTSENECA Columbus, OH-based indie-folk outfit signed to Anti-Records.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. He hosts an "all-star jam" every Thursday.

Thursday, November 13

4 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $21. www.georgiatheatre.com

    COREY SMITH Singer-songwriter who combines emotional country influences with rough, soulful vocals.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    9 p.m. www.hiloathens.com

    OUTER SPACES Baltimore-based folk-pop band fronted by former Athenian Cara Beth Satalino.

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

    MOTHS Jacob Morris and his all-star backing band play an acoustic sort of '70s folk-rock with a pop sensibility and an inevitable psychedelic tinge. 

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

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. $8. www.newearthmusichall.com

    SISTER SPARROW & THE DIRTY BIRDS Brooklyn, NY-based eight-piece funk/soul band.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

Friday, November 14

3 events

Live Music

  • The Classic Center

    8 p.m. $32.50. www.classiccenter.com

    KIP MOORE Nashville-based country singer from Tifton, GA.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    SCOTT BRANTLEY Dublin, GA-based country singer.

    HOLMAN AUTRY BAND Described as "a little bit of Hank, a little bit of Metallica and a healthy dose of Southern rock." Fans of bands like the Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynyrd can't go wrong here.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. www.theworldfamousathens.com

    FIVE EIGHT Legendary Athens rock trio that consistently pumps out boisterous rock and roll.

Saturday, November 15

1 event

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $11 (adv.), $13 (door). www.40watt.com

    JESSICA LEA MAYFIELD Rising-star songwriter who draws influences from moody country and rock.

    T HARDY MORRIS AND THE HARD KNOCKS Dead Confederate frontman performs a solo set of his folky, lived-in tunes.

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

Tuesday, November 18

2 events

Live Music

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This weekly series showcases a series of acoustic solo sets from some of the most talented singer-songwriters in town and across the country.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Wednesday, November 19

5 events

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ZOSO Formed in 1995, this ultimate Led Zeppelin tribute band has played over 2,400 live performances.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. $10. www.newearthmusichall.com

    THE NTH POWER Groovy five-piece soul band, featuring artists associated with acts from Beyonce to Lettuce.

  • Normaltown Hall

    8:30 p.m. www.facebook.com/NormaltownHall

    HOWE GELB AND FRIENDS The founder of critically acclaimed Arizona outfit Giant Sand, Gelb plays devastating, low-key desert-folk.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. He hosts an "all-star jam" every Thursday.

Thursday, November 20

4 events

Live Music

  • The Classic Center

    7 p.m. $29.50–$39.50. www.classiccenter.com

    OLD CROW MEDICINE SHOW Acclaimed folk and bluegrass outfit from Nashville, TN.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $17. www.georgiatheatre.com

    PAPDOSIO Asheville-based electro-rock band.

    GHOST OWL Local group featuring former members of Perpetual Groove that partially diverges from that band's sound but still retains a jammy vibe.

    ASIAN TEACHER FACTORY Four-piece "avant-rock" band from Asheville, NC.

  • Normaltown Hall

    8:30 p.m. www.facebook.com/NormaltownHall

    HOWE GELB AND FRIENDS The founder of critically acclaimed Arizona outfit Giant Sand, Gelb plays devastating, low-key desert-folk.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

Friday, November 21

4 events

Live Music

  • Buffalo's Café

    7:30 p.m. $8. 706-354-6655

    DAVID PRINCE This Athens staple and one-time member of The Jesters plays a set. This show features the music of the Rat Pack.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $11(21+) $13(18-20) www.40watt.com

    The Whigs Hard-driving formerly local rock trio with heavy pop sensibilities.

  • Georgia Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-9884

    JOHN BOYLE Singer-songwriter in the vein of Willie Nelson, John Prine and Bob Dylan. He'll be joined by Adam Poulin.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    RANDY ROGERS BAND Country group from Texas.