COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, March 23

8 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    TARNATION Local band with a chunky rock sound and catchy, emotive vocals.

    MURDER THE MOOD Local alternative rock band. 

    CHAMELEON TECHNOLOGY L.A.-based experimental punk rock outfit.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door). www.40watt.com

    MOTHERS Local songwriter Kristine Leschper and her band perform lush, intricate post-pop. 

    BIG THIEF Alias of Brooklyn, NY-based singer-songwriter Adrianne Lenker.

    JIANNA JUSTICE Athens-based indie-folk project with a compelling, summery sound.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    RAY WYLIE HUBBARD The Texas cowpunk/country legend performs a career-spanning set of songs. See story on p. 12.

    DARRIN BRADBURY Singer-songwriter who describes himself as a "folk satirist" and a "no-point storyteller."

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE MYSTERY LIGHTS Sensational garage-rock band out of NYC.

    THE NUDE PARTY Boone, NC-based garage-rock band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $30. www.georgiatheatre.com

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

    GREYHOUNDS Guitarist Andrew Trube and keyboardist Anthony Farrell play music that sounds like "Hall and Oates meet ZZ Top."

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    CRANIAL IMPACT Local jazz heroes Louis Romanos and Luca Lombardi play with Athenian bad boy Rand Lines.

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    KATIE COLLINS Singer-songwriter playing classical piano with a melodic twist.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble. See story on p. 20.

Friday, March 24

12 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

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

    BOOK OF WYRMS Appalachian stoner/space metal band out of Richmond, VA.

    NINEVEH'S GARDEN Local progressive metal band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

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

    THE SINGING BUTCHER The performing alias of singer-songwriter (and butcher) Tim George.

    TIM MOORE Athens-based folk singer-songwriter.

    SARAH ZUNIGA Talented singer-songwriter with a sweet, strong voice.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $22.50 (adv.), $28 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    PAUL THORN BAND Roots-rock singer-songwriter and former professional boxer. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    BLUE BLOOD Melodic psych-pop project fronted by songwriter Hunter Morris.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    DINOSAUR JR. Legendary alt-rock band combining elements of punk and noise-rock. See story on p. 11.

    EASY ACTION In both sound and hair, this band continues representing the best of 70s glam rock.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    GRASSLAND STRING BAND Local traditional and progressive bluegrass group.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    DEAD RITES Atlanta band that combines the energy of punk and metal with brooding, gothic vocal melodies.

    DEAD RECKONING Metal band described as "Lamb of God meets Slayer meets Black Label Society."

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE LAST WALTZ ENSEMBLE QUARTET Tribute band performing the music of Bob Dylan and The Band. This is a special four-piece performance.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

  • The Office Lounge

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

    THE ORIGINAL SCREWTOPS Crankin' the blues since 1962.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    CONNOR BYERS Young singer and rapper from Athens. 

Saturday, March 25

12 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CHIEF SCOUT Bracing local rock band led by songwriter Trey Rosenkampff.

    NEIGHBOR LADY Twangy, melodic rock group led by local singer-songwriter Emily Braden.

    BLANKO Quirky, comedic, Atlanta-based rock band.

    DREW BESKIN Local power-pop singer-songwriter (Party Dolls, PURSES) performs. Album release show!

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE FUZZLERS Ever-evolving local punk band described as "foam-core goof-punk with an interactive live show."

    TROPICAL TRASH Punk band from Louisville, KY.

    LINDA Athens-based pop-punk band featuring members of Deep State and Bathrooms.

    REAP Speedy, aggressive local punk rock group.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door). www.40watt.com

    MUSCADINE BLOODLINE Country duo from Nashville via Mobile, AL.

    PATRICK BRITT Local singer-songwriter and country artist.

  • The Foundry

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

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Good old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverance.

  • The Foundry

    1:30 p.m. $10–$30. www.thefoundryathens.com

    BREASTFEST ATHENS A breast-cancer awareness event featuring music from The Welfare Liners, Clay Leverett, Monday’s Alibi, Reverend Conner Tribble, Rachel O’Neal and Sara O’Brien.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    LOCAL NATIVES LA-based indie rock five-piece with dark pop influences.

    LITTLE SCREAM Folky art-rock singer-songwriter based out of Montreal.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    HEART OF PINE Roots-rockin' as part of a '90s bar crawl.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    6 p.m. www.3railroad.org

    THE DIXIELAND 5 Local trad-jazz/Dixieland band that features a front line of trumpet, clarinet and trombone and a rhythm section of piano and tenor banjo.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE AQUADUCKS High-energy funk-rock band from Nashville.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840.

    NEW DIXIE BLUES Classic melodies and instrumentation with influences from blues and rock to country.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    THE SINGING BUTCHER The performing alias of singer-songwriter (and butcher) Tim George.

Sunday, March 26

5 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

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

  • The Foundry

    Athens Hip Hop Awards Afterparty. 9 p.m. www.ugalive.com

    SOUL OF ATHENS Featuring music from the Groove Crew Band, A.T. Martin, Stella Groove, Caufield, Sutton with DJ Highwalker, Bahdum Boys and more.

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    7 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.ugalive.com

    ATHENS HIP HOP AWARDS The annual awards show celebrating local hip hop culture returns for a fifth year. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    J. LEE STEPHENS Local Americana singer-songwriter.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    1:30 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    GUS MOON Midwestern folk singer-songwriter.

Monday, March 27

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    UNDEAD VIKING MAFIA Atlanta-based sludge-metal outfit.

    GUILLOTINE Death metal band from Atlanta.

    SACRED HOLLOW Local hard rock band influenced by blues and metal.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MATERIAL GIRLS Atlanta band featuring current and former members of Concord America and Chief Scout.

    HIGH WAISTED Dream-pop/surf-rock band from New York City. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MINGLEWOOD MONDAY Local artists pay tribute to the Grateful Dead.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. $3. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    EXPERIMENTAL MONDAYS Featuring boundary-pushing performances from Killick Hinds, Monique Osorio and Sahada Buckley and Demeter Lunchlord.

Tuesday, March 28

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    WHITEHALL JAZZ COLLECTIVE Local jazz pianist Greg Hankins leads his sizeable group through an eclectic set of music.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    PIANO HAPPY HOUR Jason Fuller, Bart King, Grant Cowan, Caroline Aiken and guests play piano songs in the round.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DJ WHOM Local DJ playing a mix of hip hop, '90s and 2000s music.

Wednesday, March 29

9 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    BIGGER MOUNTAIN New local heavy rock band.

    RCI "Purveyors of only the finest in filth and chicanery" from Athens.

    TOMMY STEWART'S DYERWULF Doom-metal duo consisting of bass, drums and vocals. 

  • The Foundry

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

    THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A monthly singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke. Featuring Jeff Soileau & Kelly Hoyle, Hannah Zale, Emily Hansford, Julianna Money, Eric Hangartner and Layne Denton.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ANCIENT WHALES Fuzz-rock band from Asheville, NC led by songwriter and vocalist Enoch Bledsoe.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ALLAH-LAS Los Angeles band evoking an old-school folk sound, heavy on harmonies and tambourine jangle.

    THE BABE RAINBOW Australian group playing pop-rock "brimming with '60s nostalgia."

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin' tunes from the '10s, '20s and '30s.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    CARRIE ELKIN Singer-songwriter known for her dynamic vocals and "warm, earthy poetry."

    DANNY SCHMIDT Austin, TX-based folk singer-songwriter.

  • Iron Factory

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    JAZZ JAM Bring your voice and instruments and jam with Peter Madruga.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    CHRIS PADGETT Local guitar virtuoso and songwriter performs a solo set.

  • 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, March 30

6 events

Live Music

  • Cycle World

    6 p.m. 706-548-3300

    MC BLUEZ Blues trio fronted by Jim Cook and Bill Mitchell with Bill Whitley on percussion. Strong vocals and smoking slide guitar.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $12. www.40watt.com

    THE NEW RESPECTS Pop and soul infused rock and roll band from Nashville, TN. 

    MOSAIC Local indie-folk group with a rich sound.

    THE COLOUR NEGATIVE Pop-rock band from Atlanta.

  • The Foundry

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

    WHOA-MAN! An in-the-round concert featuring music from Wrenn, Prisca, Zale and Chelsea Shag.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    JOHNNYSWIM Folky, bluesy pop duo from Los Angeles via Nashville. 

    BRUCE SUDANO Singer-songwriter who has written for many artists, including his late wife, Donna Summer.

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    WHALE YOUTH Local group featuring an inspired take on traditional Eastern music.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble. See story on p. 20.

Friday, March 31

10 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. www.calednialounge.com

    THE NORM Local group that combines funk, reggae, pop, rock and hip hop.

    LITTLE STRANGER Poppy, funky alternative hip hop group from Charleston, SC.

    WE'RE WEIRD A collaboration between local hip-hop performers Blacknerdninja, LG, Profound and Squalle.

    PHRESH ALI Hip-hop artist from East Atlanta.
  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $22.50. www.thefoundryathens.com

    MARCIA BALL A fusion of jazz, pop and Lousianna blues by this singer, pianist and storyteller. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ANDY BRUH Local DJ Andy Herrington spins and mixes dubstep, EDM and bass music.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    WHITE VIOLET Local group led by songwriter Nate Nelson, playing haunting, brooding, atmospheric indie-pop.

    FUTURE ELEVATORS Indie rock band from Birmingham, AL.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MINNESOTA Popular dubstep DJ from Santa Cruz, CA.

    CHAMPAGNE DRIP LA-based EDM producer, formerly of the project SPL, moving from tropical to darker.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    COSMIC CHARLIE Grateful Dead covers like you've never heard before. 

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    JET SQUAD Athens-based hip-hip collective performs and presents a new music video.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    RYAN HUTCHENS Folk and bluegrass singer-songwriter from South Carolina.

Saturday, April 1

8 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    AXXA/ABRAXAS Lo-fi psych-pop project of North Carolina singer-songwriter Ben Asbury.

    JUAN DE FUCA Driving indie-rock band fronted by local songwriter Jack Cherry.

    FANTASY GUYS "Tropical dream-pop" three-piece from Atlanta.
  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    BAST Atlanta-based, female-fronted grunge-rock trio.

    SWINGIN HAMMERS Touring folk-rock group out of Tennessee. 

    I AM THAT I'M NOT Acoustic singer-songwriter from Atlanta.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    GIMME HENDRIX Local Jimi Hendrix cover band.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    APPARITION New local band playing hardcore thrash.

    REAP Speedy, aggressive local punk rock group.

    U.S. DRAG Hardcore band from Atlanta featuring members of Carbonas and Nag. 

    MALEVICH Grind and metal group from Athens and Atlanta, featuring members of Juna.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    CAROLINE AIKEN AND CATCH A C.A.B. Guitarist and singer Aiken's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    QUIG AND THE BOYS Local rock band playing old, new, blues and rock with a twist.

    CAPTAIN ACE FRAHM Eclectic local singer-songwriter.

  • Nuçi's Space

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

    CAMP AMPED FINALE SHOW Camp Amped concludes with young musicians showcasing the originals and covers they learned during camp. 

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    JIM COOK High-energy solo blues performer with strong vocals, slide guitar and "swamp stomp."

Sunday, April 2

3 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

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

  • Iron Factory

    9:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    CHRISMIS Talented local MC rapping about themes of commitment, empowerment, justice, love and spirituality.

    DJ LODI DODI UGA student and Atlanta native spinning hip-hop sounds.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    1:30 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    TONEY ROCKS Americana singer, songwriter, guitarist and pianist from Virginia.

Monday, April 3

2 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    LINGUA FRANCA Athens-based hip-hop project inspired by the '90s underground and the study of linguistics.

    THE RYAN TAYLOR BAND Roots-rock band out of Atlanta.

    JOSHUA POWELL & THE GREAT TRAIN ROBBERY Indie psych-folk outfit from Indianapolis.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE VINYL SUNS Athens-based blues-rock five-piece.

    CRACKA PACK Hip-hop trio.

Tuesday, April 4

4 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    NO ICE Eclectic, driving indie-rock ensemble from New York.

    THE REGRETS Pop-punk band from Brooklyn, NY.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $17 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    JD MCPHERSON Retro-R&B-influenced singer-songwriter with a multi-genre approach.

    LINDSAY JARMAN Athens-based indie-folk singer-songwriter.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    PIANO HAPPY HOUR Jason Fuller, Bart King, Grant Cowan, Caroline Aiken and guests play piano songs in the round.

  • The World Famous

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

    FIRST TUESDAYS Monthly event featuring local hip hop acts. This is a Southern-fried edition featuring SG ROE, Kxng Blanco, Minnea Lea and Jyshohn Lyryc, plus beats by Chief Rocka and guest host Major Biggs. Also, live poetry and the first round of Beat Wars, a battle between Athens beat-makers.

Wednesday, April 5

3 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    PANSY Athens punk band influenced by raw '80s hardcore.

    THE GLAZZIES Sag Harbor, NY band reminiscent of '90s alt-rock and grunge.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

    UNIVERSAL SIGH Athens-based jazz fusion/funk-rock band that strives to create a unique experience with each performance.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MISTER TIE DYE Local nine-piece improvisational fusion group.

Thursday, April 6

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com

    DAIKAIJU Mysterious, kaiju-themed surf rock band from Huntsville, AL.

    LAZER/WULF Avant-metal instrumental trio that mixes in elements of prog, thrash and more.

    NIGHT IDEA Richmond, VA-based band with "a unique, playful approach to progressively weirder indie rock."

  • The Foundry

    Jacob Ohl's Big Feat. 7 p.m. $13 (adv.), $17 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    JONATHAN BYRD & THE PICKUP COWBOYS Lauded North Carolina-based songwriter who brings together the Texas songwriting tradition with Southern storytelling and hot guitar-picking.

    NATTI LOVE JOYS Out of Tennessee, this husband-and-wife duo plays roots reggae and world music.

    DYRTY JAY'S GANGSTAGRASS GOSPEL HOUR Group that's "crunchy and dirty and raw and as real as the morning sun."
  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $20 (adv.), $22 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

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

  • Live Wire

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

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

Friday, April 7

4 events

Live Music

  • 440 Foundry Pavilion

    7 p.m. $29. www.classiccenter.com

    OLD DOMINION Five-piece country-rock band known for hits like "Break Up With Him."

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    BIG JESUS Atlanta-based rock group featring grinding rhythms and jagged melodies. 

    MOTHERFUCKER Hard-driving, riffy local rock and roll trio.

  • The Foundry

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

    DARRELL SCOTT Nashville-based Americana singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.

    LEVI LOWREY Storyteller and country singer-songwriter from Dacula.

  • Georgia Theatre

    eTown Taping. 6 p.m. $28. www.georgiatheatre.com

    JJ GREY Acclaimed, bluesy Southern rocker from Jacksonville, FL. 

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

Saturday, April 8

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    OAK HOUSE Melodic and complex post-rock group from Athens and Atlanta. Album release show!

    MONSOON Beloved local pop-punk band that dabbles in rockabilly and new wave.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    KERCHIEF Alt-rock project led by Tennessee singer-songwriter Brittany Hill.

    MURDER THE MOOD Local alternative rock band. 

    SCHMOOZE Athens-based alternative rock four-piece.

    JET PHASE Local grunge- and indie-influenced band.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    THE WHISKEY GENTRY Toe-tapping country and bluegrass band out of Atlanta.

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

    FOLK SOUL REVIVAL Alt-country/Americana band out of Bristol, VA.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE LACS "Country hick-hop" group from South Georgia.

    ALMOST KINGS Rap-rock crew from Marietta.

Sunday, April 9

1 event

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

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

Monday, April 10

2 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    HARLOT PARTY Local folk-rock project led by songwriter KyKy Renee Knight.

    MYBROTHER MYSISTER Grunge-pop brother/sister duo from Columbia, SC.
  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ROD MELANCON Singer-songwiter playing "songs from the Louisiana bayou."

    CARLY BURRUSS Country singer-songwriter based in Atlanta.

Tuesday, April 11

1 event

Live Music

Wednesday, April 12

1 event

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $20 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    STOP LIGHT OBSERVATIONS South Carolina-based garage rock band.

    THE VEGABONDS Alternative Americana band from Auburn, AL.

    REVEREND Local trio showcasing originals and covering singer-songwriters such as Neil Young, Townes Van Zandt and Howe Gelb. 

Thursday, April 13

7 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8:30 p.m. $10 (21+), $12 (18-21). www.caledonialounge.com

    T HARDY MORRIS AND THE HARDKNOCKS Dead Confederate frontman and his band perform a set of folky, lived-in tunes.

    SAINT PÈ Five-piece garage-rock band led by former Black Lips member Ian St. Pé.

    LOOSE KNIVES New project from local musician Christian DeRoeck.

  • DePalma's Italian Cafe

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

    JIM COOK High-energy solo blues performer with strong vocals, slide guitar and "swamp stomp."

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    ALL THEM WITCHES Heavy, bluesy, spaced-out psych-rock group from Nashville.

    RANCH GHOST Nashville-based garage-rockers.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE BAND OF HEATHENS Americana quintet from Austin, TX. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $45. www.georgiatheatre.com

    EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY Evocative post-rock band from Texas that will either leave you weeping on the floor or feeling like you can (and will) conquer the world.

  • Live Wire

    9 p.m. www.livewireathens.com

    SEEPEOPLES Songwriter Will Bradford’s longtime independent cult alt-rock project.

    LILY HERNE Local group playing indie rock infused with psychedelic and folk influences.

    POLYMATH Electronic indie rock band from Anderson, SC.

    THE BROKEN STRING BAND Athens band blending western folk with indie rock.

Friday, April 14

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    CINEMECHANICA Long-running local four-piece math-rock band with metal and punk edges.

    THE POWDER ROOM Local sludgy noise-rock trio.

    GEOMETERS Three-piece "post-something" band from Brooklyn. 

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    SONGS OF VIC CHESNUTT Two-day event featuring over 50 local artists playing the songs of Vic Chesnutt. 

  • The Foundry

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

    PARKER GISPERT Frontman for former Athens rock trio The Whigs performs a solo set.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $45. www.georgiatheatre.com

    EXPLOSIONS IN THE SKY Evocative post-rock band from Texas that will either leave you weeping on the floor or feeling like you can (and will) conquer the world.

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    JIM COOK High-energy solo blues performer with strong vocals, slide guitar and "swamp stomp."

Saturday, April 15

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    STARBENDERS Four-piece art-punk band from Atlanta.

    WOLF-FACE St. Petersburg, FL band playing "punk that's howlingly fun."

    RESIDENT ONE Punk rock band from Atlanta.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    SONGS OF VIC CHESNUTT Two-day event featuring over 50 local artists playing the songs of Vic Chesnutt. 

  • The Foundry

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

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

Sunday, April 16

1 event

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

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

Monday, April 17

1 event

Live Music

Tuesday, April 18

1 event

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    LORD NELSON Virginia band of "two brothers, one greasy trombone, backbone bass, pocket drums" and "dirty South guitar."

Wednesday, April 19

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

    ORGAN FREEMAN Funky jazz band that encourages its listeners to "get busy groovin' or get busy dying." 

    THE BUCKET SHOT REVIVAL Local group that blends indie rock and Americana sounds.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MO LOWDA & THE HUMBLE Alt-rock band from Philadelphia. 

  • Go Bar

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

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

    SMOKEDOG This local band plays noisy, burned-out experimental rock and roll.

    LEISURE SERVICE Michael Pierce plays a set of blown out, bass-heavy techno.

    MICHAEL POTTER Experimental guitar work from a member of The Electric Nature.

Thursday, April 20

2 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    SON & THIEF Local band playing dreamy, melodic indie rock. 

     

     

    WANDERWILD Local indie-rock project led by songwriter Matt Martin.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12.50. www.georgiatheatre.com

    AMORPHIS Progressive metal band from Helsinki, Finland. 

    SWALLOW THE SUN Epic death/doom metal band from Finland.

    BEAST MODE Local groove/thrash-metal band that offers "the heaviest metal in the city."

    KHAOTIKA A blend of occult rock, black and death metal riffs and classic metal harmonization.

Friday, April 21

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    AIR SEA DOLPHIN New project from Robert Schneider (Apples in Stereo), plus "Homestar Runner" creators Mike and Matt Chapman.

    ATTEMPT New band featuring members of Apples in Stereo. 

    HONEY RADAR Philadelphia-based band playing upbeat but profound pop-rock. 

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    JACOB SUNDERLIN Local musician who incorporates elements of noise, folk, ambient and drone.

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

    NIFTY EMTTER Local artist playing "sweet artful sounds that will blow and stimulate your mind."

    AURAL OCEAN New project featuring "drums, bass, keys and ladyvox."

  • The Foundry

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

    BAND OF OZ Long-running North Carolina-based oldies collective playing beach and soul music.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CRANFORD HOLLOW Americana outfit based out of Hilton Head Island, SC.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $18 (adv.), $21 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    TURNPIKE TROUBADOURS Authentic, engaging country act from Oklahoma.

    CORDOVA Indie rock band from Astoria, Oregon playing "music that makes you feel the atmosphere."

Saturday, April 22

1 event

Live Music

Sunday, April 23

2 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

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

  • The World Famous

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

    LILY HERNE Local group playing indie rock infused with psychedelic and folk influences.

    KITH & KIN Newly formed Athens-based folk-rock band.

    REVEREND HYLTON & THE DEVIL'S HANDS "Americana outlaw" band from Atlanta.