COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, August 22

7 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    TIM MOORE Athens-based folk singer-songwriter.

    JOSH BUCKLEY No info available.

    JOSH DANIELS Local folk singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

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

    PICKLED HOLLER Local "folk-grass" collective hosts a pickin' session. 

    RYAN TAYLOR BAND Roots-rock band out of Atlanta.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    PARTIALS Local psychedelic pop four-piece led by songwriter Adriana Thomas.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $30 (adv.), $35 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    MOON TAXI Retro-inspired jam band with an eclectic sound featuring unique melodies. 

    THE WEEKS Authentic rock and roll band with a Southern heart.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ZULI Pop songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Long Island.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-5609

    NIGHTS OF NEPHALEM An Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement benefit show featuring Social Circle, Emileigh Ireland, Space Brother, Severe Blush and Tom Visions.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JOHN SWILLEY Local songwriter who blends gritty Southern rock, sultry R&B and Delta blues.

Wednesday, August 23

8 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

    On the Patio. 7 p.m. FREE! www.thefoundryathens.com

    NIGHT FEVER New duo featuring Ansley Stewart and Jason Fuller playing '70s hits.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $30 (adv.), $35 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    MOON TAXI Retro-inspired jam band with an eclectic sound featuring unique melodies.

    BIG SOMETHING Burlington, NC-based jam band.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    EXPERIMENTAL NIGHT Featuring performances by Beverly, Crazy Hoarse, Peter Webb, Weatherly and Michael Potter.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    BRIAN SMITH Classical and avant-garde guitarist who incorporates various looping effects.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    THE BACUPS Fun-loving local cover band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MC FUNK JAM The house band kicks things off, followed by a jam with MCs on the mic and YOU on guitar, keys, bass, drums or horn. Bring your gear and get funky.

  • 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, August 24

9 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    DESIGN COMPANY Folk-influenced rock band from Athens.

    THE BROOK & THE BLUFF New folk-rock band from Birmingham, AL.

    TYLER KEY Folky local indie singer-songwriter.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    DREAM CULTURE Jammy local psychedelic rock group.

    200 EAST New local alt-rock group with blues and folk influences.

    ALARM DRUM Post-pop trio from Columbia, SC.

    SOFT FOCUS Shoegaze band from South Carolina.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $21 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

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

    JACOB BRYANT Country singer and guitarist from Jasper.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    TOM MACKELL Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville via Charleston, SC.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MRJORDANMRTONKS Tommy Jordan and William Tonks' collaboration features rootsy guitar picking and paired vocal melodies. They'll be joined by Eric Carter of Bloodkin.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    Z-TONES Local jazz five-piece featuring guitar, bass, keyboards and drums.

  • Iron Factory

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

    CHRISTOPHER WITHOUT HIS LIVER Songwriter Chris Ingham plays a set of loop-heavy solo jams.

    O'CONNELL & PARKE Local singer-songwriter duo of Tim O'Connell and Liam Parke, playing original folk and Americana.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SKANKNASTY Get down with some funky, horn-laden tunes courtesy of Gnarly G and company.

  • 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.

Friday, August 25

14 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

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

    THE STIR Rock band from Athens and Atlanta.

    THE BUZZARDS OF FUZZ Bluesy stoner-rock group from Atlanta.

    OLDE WORLD MONKEYS Local Southern rock four-piece.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    BROTHER OLIVER Psychedelic folk-rock band from Greenville, SC.

    GUMLOG Jangly, melodic local indie-rock group.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $18 (adv.), $20 (door). www.40watt.com

    THE RECORD COMPANY Rock and roll power trio from Los Angeles.

    STOP LIGHT OBSERVATIONS South Carolina-based garage rock band.

  • The Foundry

    8 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

    8 p.m. $21 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

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

    JACOB BRYANT Country singer and guitarist from Jasper.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    C2 & THE BROTHERS REED Southern rock outfit from Lexington, KY.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    HALEY MAE CAMPBELL Folky singer-songwriter from Charleston, SC.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    LAVENDER HOLYFIELD Experimental pop project from local musician Charlie Key. 

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7:30 p.m. $8. www.hendershotscoffee.com

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

    LASSINE KOUYATE Local singer-songwriter Adam Klein presents a twist on traditional West African music.

    STRING THEORY High-energy acoustic fusion and funk-oriented progressive rock with elements of bluegrass and Americana.

  • 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

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

    DJ LODI DODI Local hip-hop DJ celebrates the release of her new mixtape with special performances by artists featured on the record.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TRAVERS BROTHERSHIP Funky, bluesy alt-rock band from Asheville, NC.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    THE BACUPS Fun-loving local cover band.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

Saturday, August 26

11 events

Live Music

  • Butt Hutt Bar-B-Q

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

    JIM COOK Rock and blues with screamin' slide guitar.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    BIT BRIGADE Local supergroup plays the soundtrack to vintage video games while Noah McCarthy plays the games onstage. 

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

    KARBOMB High-speed, long-running local punk band.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    Black Lodge Party. 7:30 p.m. $15. (VIP). 8 p.m. $10. www.athenscine.com

    TWIN PEAKS COVER BAND Lydia Brambila (Outersea), Emileigh Ireland, Jessica Smith (Sea of Dogs) and Marie Uhler (Eureka California) float and fall their way through a set of songs by singer Julee Cruise, composer Angelo Badalamenti and filmmaker David Lynch.

    DJ MIKE TURNER Leland Palmer and Audrey Horne dance moves are encouraged for a moody mixtape inspired by "Twin Peaks."

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

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

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Detroit-influenced rock band from Catropolis. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $18 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE CADILLAC THREE Nashville-based trio playing Southern jam-rock.

    HANNAH DASHER Personality-packed singer-songwriter with blues, country and soul influences.

  • 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

    JOLLY GOOD Playing bluegrass songs and non-bluegrass songs that have been bluegrassed.

    INHOUSE DRIVEBY New local Rage Against the Machine tribute act.

  • Live Wire

    7 p.m. FREE (donations suggested). www.livewireathens.com

    SONGS FOR SUSTAINABILITY A benefit for the Georgia Climate Change Coalition, featuring music from the White Rabbit Collective, Banded, Tallulah George and DJ Tanuki. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

    MURDER THE MOOD Local alternative rock band. 

  • Southern Brewing Company

    2:30 p.m. www.sobrewco.com

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

Sunday, August 27

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!

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    EXPERIMENTAL NIGHT A monthly showcase of local and touring avant-garde music.

  • Iron Factory

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

    PARADISE PATIO A bumpin' deep-house outdoor dance party every Sundayhosted by DJ Zelium.

  • 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."

  • The World Famous

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

    WHITEHALL Funky indie-rock group from Charleston, SC.

    BEACH SEX Lo-fi surf-rock band from Charleston, SC.

    CHRISTMAS BOYS No info available.

Monday, August 28

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    TIMI & WONDERLAND RANGERS Local pop rabblerouser Timi Conley performs with his backing band of Andrew Hanmer, Kevin Sims, Shelley Lotus, Tony Oscar and Chris Byron. This is an album release show, and a party for Conley's 50th birthday. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MINGLEWOOD MONDAY Local artists pay tribute to the Grateful Dead.

Tuesday, August 29

4 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    ELEVATORS Jazzy local alternative rock band.

    GUEST ROOM No info available.

    THE PIERRES New alt-rock group from Athens.

    DYLAN LOFTIN Member of local punk band Nihilist Cheerleader plays a solo set of melancholy indie-folk.

  • The Foundry

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

    HOG-EYED MAN Local instrumental duo that plays traditional Appalachian music.

    LITTLE COUNTRY GIANTS Old-time folk, country and blues band from Rome.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

    IBIS Local group featuring members of The Odd Trio and The HEAP.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This series, hosted by Fester Hagood, showcases acoustic solo sets from talented singer-songwriters from Athens and across the country.

Wednesday, August 30

8 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    GERKEY Local brother-and-sister indie-pop duo.

    SEANC Athens-based singer-songwriter.

    KAYLA BERRIE Local jazz-inspired singer-songwriter.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    MERMAID MOTOR LOUNGE Packway Handle Band members Josh Erwin and Troy Harris perform acoustic originals and covers.

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

    THE LAST TYCOON Local dark-folk/Americana outfit.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A monthly singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke. This month features Austin Darnell, Emileigh Ireland, Sydney Baker, Cortez Garza, Chris "Cree Mo" Moore and Dave Coons.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CADDYWHOMPUS Guitar and drum duo from New Orleans.

  • 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.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    Y2K Tribute band playing pop, hip hop, alt-rock and one-hit wonders from the '90s and early 2000s.

    THE PUSSYWILLOWS Rock duo featuring local songwriters Hannah Zale and Carly Gibson.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    KIP JONES Local songwriter playing all your favorite folk, rock, R&B and country covers and some of his own tunes.

  • 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, August 31

8 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    COUCHLOCKED Local psychedelic/progressive folk duo.

    THE PIERRES New alt-rock group from Athens.

    UNTIL THREE Brand new local rock duo.

    ELEVATORS Jazzy local alternative rock band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    NOSEEUM Local four-piece bummergaze band with a lush, psych-tinged sound.

    HALF GRINGA Chicago band featuring provocative songwriting set to "rowdy rural rock music."

    MINOR MOON Songwriting project of Chicago-based musician Sam Cantor.

    LYDIA BRAMBILA Local singer-songwriter and member of Outersea plays a solo set.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    BIG MORGAN Local band that plays a rhythmic, high-energy brand of garage-rock.

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

    HARRY CAREY Reunited version of this mid-'90s Athens rock group fronted by songwriter Jim Willingham.

    TINY SCISSORS Atlanta-based band playing intricate, heavy rock.
  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $18 (adv.), $23 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    CODY JOHNSON Country singer-songwriter with a crowd-pleasing vibe. 

    JORDAN RAGER Country singer-songwriter from Loganville.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    SINNERS AND SAINTS Folk-rock group from Charlotte, NC.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    LOUIS ROMANOS TRIO Local jazz combo led by percussionist Louis Romanos.

  • 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.

  • The World Famous

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

    STATE CHAMPION Rock and roll band from Louisville, KY.

    LOOSE KNIVES Solo project from local musician Christian DeRoeck (Deep State).

Friday, September 1

7 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    GEORGE CHRISTIAN PETTIS The singer-songwriter and 100 Watt Horse frontman performs solo.

    MOSES NESH Folky American Primitive guitarist and songwriter from Atlanta.

    FAUN AND A PAN FLUTE Atlanta band combining elements of noise, psychedelia and math rock.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    BOBBY'S SHORTS Grateful Dead covers by members of Futurebirds and friends.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE FUNK BROTHERHOOD Local party band performs a nonstop dance party featuring horn-driven hits.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    JON LANGSTON Georgia-based country songwriter influenced by Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, Guns N' Roses, Staind and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

    TREA LANDON Country songwriter out of Nashville described as a mix between Luke Bryan and Jon Pardi. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    KENOSHA KID Local group centered around the improv jazz compositions of guitarist Dan Nettles and featuring bassist Robby Handley and drummer Marlon Patton. Album release show!

  • 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

    LILY HERNE Local group playing dream-rock with psychedelic and folk influences.

    JESSE MARIAH Blues and rock singer-songwriter.

    REVEREND HYLTON "Americana outlaw" artist from Atlanta.

Saturday, September 2

4 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    SALINE Local four-piece "shoegrease" band with hints of post-punk and fuzz-rock.

    IRON GAG New Hampshire-based sludge-rock band.

    PAY TO CUM Atlanta-based punk group.

    DIMMEN Local post-rock trio featuring twins playing polyrhythmic jams.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    AJ GRIFFIN Local songwriter and multi-instrumentalist known for playing with French Exit and Circulatory System.

    THE SPOOKIE MOON Atlanta-based psychedelic folk-rock group.

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

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    VERILY Rock and roll band from Dacula.

    BULLMOOSE Alt-rock group from Augusta.

    2ND HAND BAND Pop-rock group from Gainesville.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

Sunday, September 3

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!

  • Iron Factory

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

    PARADISE PATIO A bumpin' deep-house outdoor dance party every Sundayhosted by DJ Zelium.

Monday, September 4

1 event

Live Music

Tuesday, September 5

5 events

Live Music

Wednesday, September 6

6 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    PANSY Athens punk band influenced by indie rock and '80s hardcore.

    YOUNG MAMMALS Poppy indie-rock band from Houston, TX.

    SCOOTERBABE Scrappy, jangly local emo group fronted by songwriter JJ Posway.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

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

    PHILLIP LEE JR. Country singer-songwriter.

    LINDSAY FOOTE Singer-songwriter out of Winchester, MA.

    NATHAN EVANS FOX Americana/folk musician based in Houston, TX.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MOTEL RADIO Southern-fried indie-folk band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CASEY DONAHEW Texas-based country singer-songwriter.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MC FUNK JAM The house band kicks things off, followed by a jam with MCs on the mic and YOU on guitar, keys, bass, drums or horn. Bring your gear and get funky.

  • 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, September 7

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

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

    DICAPRIO Atlanta-based indie rock trio.

    DEEP STATE Local band led by songwriter Taylor Chmura, playing driving, punky, melodic guitar-rock.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    VOLUMES PRESENTS Local hip-hop zine Volumes presents a night of music, featuring Y.O.D, B.Y.V., Space Dungeon, Squalle, Dictator and Kxng Bianco.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE GRATEFUL BALL Jeff Austin and the Travelin' McCourys team up for a set of Grateful Dead covers.

    JEFF AUSTIN Former Yonder Mountain String Band mandolinist known for his skill and improvisation.

    THE TRAVELIN' MCCOURYS Bluegrass ensemble formed by the sons of bluegrass legend Del McCoury.
  • Georgia Theatre

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

    NORMA RAE This local four-piece plays soulful, distinctively Southern Americana.

  • 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.

Friday, September 8

5 events

Live Music

Saturday, September 9

5 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    THE POWDER ROOM Local sludgy noise-rock trio led by songwriter and guitarist Gene Woolfolk.

    ROYAL THUNDER Atlanta-based four-piece blending classic rock, grunge and progressive rock.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE GRAINS OF SAND Local band with a four-piece horn section offering up your favorite '60s and '70s beach and Motown music.

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

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    MARK CUNNINGHAM TRIBUTE Featuring music from The Welfare Liners, Dodd Ferelle & the WintervillainsAdam Klein, John Neff, Kelly Hoyle, Joe Cat, Neal Canup, Corey Holland, Andrew Vickery and Kate Morrissey.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    WHISKEY MYERS Country-inspired Southern rock band from Tyler, TX. 

    THE VEGABONDS Alternative Americana band from Auburn, AL.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

Sunday, September 10

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, September 11

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CHARLEY CROCKETT Country artist based in San Benito, TX playing music influenced by the Deep South. 

    SUNNY SOUTH BLUES BAND Local band combining a blues and soul spirit with riffy rock and roll.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    WAKA FLOCKA FLAME Atlanta-based rapper known for hits like "O Let's Do It" and "Hard in Da Paint." 

    DJ WHOO KID Hip hop DJ and producer.

Tuesday, September 12

3 events

Live Music

Wednesday, September 13

5 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE MAMMOTHS Austin, TX-based high-energy rock outfit drawing on old-school techniques.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CBDB Alabama-based "joyfunk" band playing a mix of funk, progressive rock and jam fusion.

    MISTER TIE DYE Local nine-piece instrumental fusion group with a potent horn section.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    CHRIS HAMPTON TRIO A versatile band that plays covers, originals and gladly takes requests.

  • 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.

  • The World Famous

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

    KAREN & THE SORROWS Brooklyn-based alt-country band.

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

Thursday, September 14

3 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    DAVID COOK Nashville-based singer-songwriter and "American Idol" winner Cook has evolved from his country roots, exploring and experimenting with other sounds.

    KATHRYN DEAN Singer-songwriter focusing on "the human experience."

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $14 (adv.), $16 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    FLYNT FLOSSY & TURQUOISE JEEP The internet-famous cult-hip-hop heroes bring their satirical tracks to town.

  • 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.

Friday, September 15

6 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    THE DIRTY DOORS Tribute band performs a set of classic Doors hits.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 4:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

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

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    FUTUREBIRDS Athens' roots-rock heroes return for a headlining performance.

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

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    STEPHANE WREMBEL Gypsy jazz guitarist from New York who penned original music for Woody Allen's Midnight in Paris.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Southern Brewing Company

    4 p.m. www.sobrewco.com

    JIM COOK Wailing slide guitar, gritty vocals and swamp stomp with this local bluesman.

Saturday, September 16

5 events

Live Music

Sunday, September 17

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!

Tuesday, September 19

2 events

Live Music

Wednesday, September 20

6 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    MELVINS An important forerunner in the genres of sludgy, heavy metal and experimental drone rock. 

    SPOTLIGHTS Brooklyn-based sludge-rock duo.
  • Georgia Theatre

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

    BEACH TIGER Synthpop group out of Charleston, SC.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $14 (adv.), $16 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    ELECTRIC GUEST L.A.-based electronic R&B duo.

    TOMI Highly visual experimental singer-songwriter.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    PULLIN' STRINGS Bluegrass band playing a mix of originals and covers from the likes of The Grateful Dead and Bob Dylan.

  • 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.

  • The World Famous

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

    JENNY PARROTT Folky indie-pop singer-songwriter from Austin, TX.

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

Thursday, September 21

4 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    QUIET HOLLERS Indie band formed in Louisville, KY with an ever-shapeshifting sound.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    SUSTO Charleston, SC-based alt-country band.

    GREAT PEACOCK Nashville musicians Andrew Nelson and Blount Floyd play Southern-tinged indie folk.

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

  • Trio Contemporary Art Gallery

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

    DANIEL LEVIN New York-based cellist, composer and bandleader.

    L'OR Laura St. Martin uses electronics and interpretive dance to explore the human condition and the collective unconscious.

    KILLICK HINDS Improvising local guitarist and composer who uses a variety of unusual stringed instruments.

Friday, September 22

6 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    RADIOLUCENT Popular local band falling somewhere between Southern rock and pop-country.

    THE WHISKEY GENTRY Toe-tapping, rock-oriented bluegrass band out of Atlanta.

    THE PONY LEAGUE "Piano-punk" and Americana outfit out of Atlanta.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    JORDY SEARCY Singer-songwriter who stole hearts with his musical debut on "The Voice."

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. $5. www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE ORANGE CONSTANT Athens-based jam band with prog, pop and funk influences.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MIKE GORDON Founding member and bassist of Phish performs with his funky, jammy band.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MRJORDANMRTONKS Tommy Jordan and William Tonks' collaboration features rootsy guitar picking and paired vocal melodies. They'll be joined by Eric Carter of Bloodkin.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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