COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, April 29

15 events

Live Music

  • Athens City Hall

    11 a.m. FREE! www.athenstwilight.com

    KIDS ZONE Featuring music from The Voltures (11 a.m.), The Varsity Band (11:45 a.m.), Connor Byers (12:30 p.m.) and Punch Bowl with Red Light (1:15 p.m.).

  • Bishop Park

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

    GARY GROSSMAN Local folk artist whose music is informed by his scientific teaching background. (8 a.m.)

    PICKLED HOLLER Local "folk-grass" collective. (10 a.m.)

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE YOUNG STEP Mysterious swamp-rock outfit from St. Augustine, FL.

    OUTERSEA Athens-based psychedelic surf-rock five-piece.

    FABULOUS BIRD Catchy, lo-fi indie rock with the character of old guitars and drums that've been collecting dust in a garage for years.

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

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $16 (adv.), $18 (door). www.40watt.com

    RUSSIAN CIRCLES Post-metal three-piece band from Chicago, IL. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

    FOTOCRIME Post-punk and electronic rock band.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $16 (adv.), $20 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    RUSSELL MOORE & IIIRD TYME OUT Award-winning vocal bluegrass group from Cumming.

    JESSE KRAMER Young singer and guitarist influenced by traditional country and blues.

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    DRIFTWOOD Local Americana collective plays darkly accented folk music.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $24 (adv.), $29 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    SOMO Joseph Somers-Morales sings intimate, sex-obsessed R&B.

    CARTER REEVES Member of the alternative hip-hop duo Aer performs solo.

    DEMARIOUS COLE R&B and pop singer-songwriter from Hunstville, AL.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    THE EVERYWHEN Local rock quartet blending classic pop melodicism, edgy rock, dance music and experimentation.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    10 p.m. www.hiloathens.com

    DAVE MARR Local singer-songwriter and bandleader with a deep, resonant country twang.

    JAY GONZALEZ Athens-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with an affinity for classic pop melodies.

  • 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

    BLANKS AND POSTAGE Athens-based alt-rock band.

    JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.

  • Live Wire

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

    LILY ROSE Local pop-folk singer-songwriter.

    KEVIN WHITFIELD Alternative country artist from Jefferson. 

    OH, JEREMIAH Local alt-country band inspired by songwriters like Josh Ritter and Ryan Adams. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

    SACRED HOLLOW Local hard rock band influenced by Tool, Sevendust, Soundgarden and more.

  • home.made

    One-Year Anniversary. 9 p.m. www.homemadeathens.com

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

Sunday, April 30

6 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    THE SEGAR JAZZ AFFAIR WXAG radio DJ Dwain Segar curates a night of smooth jazz, featuring Dwayne McMillan and Friends.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    MON DON RAM BAND Monsignor Donovan Catholic High School's Ram Band performs.

  • Iron Factory

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

    HARLOT PARTY Local folk-rock duo featuring intertwining guitar riffs and haunting, emotive vocals.

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

    DEAD NEIGHBORS This local band plays shoegaze-inspired garage-rock.

  • Vega Studio

    6 p.m. $10. www.vegaproductionsathens.com

    NEW SOUTH SHOWCASE Host Caroline Aiken interviews and introduces performers Sean VanMeter and Gibson Wilbanks.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    BEHAVIOR Los Angeles-based art-punk band featuring members of Wand.

    APPARITION New local band playing hardcore thrash.

    HANNIE AND THE SLOBS Athens garage-rock project featuring members of The Rodney Kings and Muuy Biien.

  • The World Famous

    1 p.m. www.facebook.com/worldfamousathens

    BLOODKIN The long-running Athens quartet plays a bluesy style of roots-rock music with big guitars and sharply written lyrics.

Monday, May 1

4 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

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

    NIGEL WRIGHT Folky indie-pop singer-songwriter and Jasper native.

    DWIGHT SMITH Folk singer-songwriter from Austin, TX with pop and electronic influences.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $28. www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE NAKED AND FAMOUS L.A.-based indie electronic group originally from Auckland, New Zealand. 

    WAVVES California-based pop-punk band fronted by songwriter Nathan Williams.

    LUNA SHADOWS Multi-instrumentalist/producer playing indie-pop with a tinge of melancholy.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Tuesday, May 2

5 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ATHENS POTLUCK VARIETY SHOW A concert to benefit photographer Jason Thrasher's Athens Potluck book project, featuring music from the Pylon Reenactment Society, Patterson Hood & Friends, The Darnell Boys, Jill Carnes, Vernon Thornsberry, T. Hardy Morris, Mike Mantione, Dave Marr, Daniel Ray, John Neff, Jim Wilson, Art & Margo Rosenbaum, Charlie & Nancy Hartness and more.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE BOTTOM DOLLARS Brooklyn-bred classic rock that's as loud as it is sweaty.

    FIONA SILVER NYC artist who uses her buttery voice to blend genres from rock and roll to electric soul to "ukulele blues."

  • 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.

  • The World Famous

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

    FIRST TUESDAYS Monthly event featuring local hip hop acts. This month features Valley Girl D, Tru ThoughtDarko the Super & Ialive, BeauTay and Sho Biz, plus poetry by Sam Lane, beats by Chief Rocka and host Montu Miller. Also, the final-four round of Beat Wars, a battle between Athens beat-makers.

Wednesday, May 3

9 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    MOTHERSHIP "Intergalactic heavy rock trio" from Dallas, TX.

    TORO Atlanta-based heavy rock group fronted by guitarist Zack Hembree.

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 5 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    STUART MCLAMB Frontman of indie-rock band The Love Language plays a solo acoustic set.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    GRAND VAPIDS Local alt-rock band with a dense, dreamy, slowcore-inspired sound.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $25 (adv.), $27 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    SPOON Long-running indie-rock band from Austin, TX known for its lean, guitar-centric sound.

    TENNIS Buzzy, husband-and-wife indie-pop duo from Denver, CO.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    FIERCE FLOWERS Folk trio from Paris, France playing traditional Americana music.

  • Iron Factory

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

    BLUES JAM Hosted by Jesse Mariah. Bring your voice and instruments.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    THE VIBRATONES Veterans of the Athens scene playing various blues styles. Dancing is encouraged!

  • 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.

  • Your Pie

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-705-1510 (Watkinsville location)

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

Thursday, May 4

7 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.

    BUNCH Guitar-rock quartet from Mobile, AL.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    JORDAN ROWE Country singer-songwriter from South Georgia.

    TYLER CULLENS Playing country music.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. $10. www.georgiatheatre.com

    LOW CUT CONNIE Rock band with members from Philadelphia, New York and the UK.

    SCANTRON Garage rock group out of Bear, Delaware. 

  • Iron Factory

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

    ETHAN PHILLIPS Traditional country singer with smooth ballads and relatable stories. 

  • Live Wire

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SUPATIGHT Freaky funk band from Boone, NC.

  • 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, May 5

11 events

Live Music

Saturday, May 6

8 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    HEIRS New hardcore punk band from Athens. Album release show!

    VOLT Athens-based heavy rock duo.

    NINEVEH'S GARDEN Local progressive metal band.

  • College Square

    10 a.m. FREE! www.athenshumanrightsfest.org

    ATHENS HUMAN RIGHTS FESTIVAL Day one of the 39th annual festival features music from Universal Sigh, Diva Experience, Klezmer Local 42, Timi and Wonderland Rangers, Mister Tie Dye, MrJordanMrTonks, Athens Cowboy Choir, Fat Arm Daddy, Adam Payne, The Squalls, Benjamin Simpson and Caroline Aiken. For times, see festival website.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    FALCO BROWN Funky, soulful local indie rock band.

    OVERLAKE Shoegaze-inspired indie trio from New Jersey. 

  • The Foundry

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

    UNKNOWN HINSON Comedic, vampirish country songwriter playing twangy originals with a satirical tinge.

    FLAT DUO JETS The legendary rockabilly band, fronted by guitarist Dex Romweber, returns for special performance.

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    PARKE & O'CONNELL Local singer-songwriter duo.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JIVE MOTHER MARY Rollicking Southern rock band from Burlington, NC.

Sunday, May 7

4 events

Live Music

  • College Square

    1 p.m. FREE! www.athenshumanrightsfest.org

    ATHENS HUMAN RIGHTS FESTIVAL Day two of the 39th annual festival features music from Working Class Heroes, Caroline Aiken & Catch a C.A.B., Dirty Doors, Rev. Conner Tribble, The Norm and Jefferson Shuttlecraft. For times, see festival website.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $17 (adv.), $20 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    JOHN JORGENSON BLUEGRASS BAND Four-piece bluegrass band featuring John JorgensonHerb Pedersen, Mark Fain and Patrick Sauber.

  • Iron Factory

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

    COREY JOLLY Guitar and mandolin music that feels both old-timey and brand-spankin' new.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    MIKE ARMSTRONG Country singer-songwriter from Flowery Branch.

Monday, May 8

3 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    CREED BRATTON This veteran of "The Office" and founding member of '60s rockers The Grass Roots performs a one man show of music and comedy.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ILLEGAL DRUGS Four-piece anthemic hard rock band out of Atlanta.

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

    HOT FUDGE Local psych-rock project helmed by guitar wizard Kris Deason.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    GNARLY G & FRIENDS Get down with some funky, horn-laden tunes.

Tuesday, May 9

4 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5:30 p.m. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

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

    TRE POWELL Local singer-songriter playing bluesy acoustic tunes with soulful vocals.

    HALEM ALBRIGHT A blend of unique songwriting and electrifying guitar work.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    SHONEN KNIFE All-female Japanese pop-punk band formed in Osaka in 1981.

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

  • The Foundry

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Wednesday, May 10

5 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • The Globe

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

    THE HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • 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.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    AJEVA Progressive funk band from St. Petersburg, FL.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, May 11

8 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    ELIZA Prog-rock band from Montreal, Québec.

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

    SEA GHOST Synth-and-guitar based indie-pop band from Atlanta.

  • 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."

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

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

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

    THE NEW UP Electro-rock group from San Francisco.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $20. www.40watt.com

    BRANDY CLARK Country music singer-songwriter from Morton, WA. 

    CHARLIE WORSHAM Nashville-based country singer-songwriter. 

    JENN THORNTON Country-rock singer-songwriter based in Nashville.

  • The Foundry

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

    VIC CHESNUTT SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR AWARD The winner of the first annual award is announced. Featuring performances from the five finalists, plus Grant Cowan, Lingua Franca, Cicada Rhythm, Cortez Garza and T. Hardy Morris.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    FRIENDSHIPS Two-piece group from Australia playing "chaotic future sounds."

    FRIENDSHIP Folky alt-country group from Philadelphia.

    COOL GHOULS Garage-rock band from San Francisco.

    GARY EDDY BAND Local singer-songwriter Eddy is backed by members of New Madrid.

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

  • 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

    CARLOS CAMBLOR Athens-based singer-songwriter.

    B.R. LIVELY Touring Americana artist from Dallas, TX.

    HONEYCHILD SJ Ursrey (Dream Boat) plays folky pop songs with romantic themes.

    CALEB DARNELL Member of the Darnell Boys plays a solo set.

Friday, May 12

9 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    LITTLE RITUALS Atlanta-based psychedelic alt-country band.

    RICCI Atlanta-based indie-rock band.

    CAPTAIN KUDZU Opelika, AL native plays "everything from swelling ambient loops to folk music to fuzzed out psych-rock."
  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

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

    EMILEIGH IRELAND Local singer-songwriter and experimental performer.

    AVIVA No info available.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    OAK HOUSE Melodic and complex post-rock group from Athens and Atlanta. 

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

  • The Foundry

    ACCA Benefit. 8 p.m. $25 (adv.), $30 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE HIGHBALLS Put on your bangle bracelets and tuck in those shoulder pads! Athens music vets The Highballs will perform a totally awesome set of '80s dance hits.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE CASKET GIRLS Haunting, ethereal, psychedelic indie pop out of Savannah, featuring Ryan Graveface of Black Moth Super Rainbow. 

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE OTHER BROTHERS BAND Allman Brothers tribute band from Athens and Statesboro.

  • 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

    BRIT JONES Country singer from Commerce.

Saturday, May 13

8 events

Live Music

Sunday, May 14

1 event

Live Music

Monday, May 15

3 events

Live Music

Tuesday, May 16

2 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    BORDERHOP TRIO High lonesome pickin' and singing from Athens' own bluegrass outfit.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CRUNCHY Athens-based "doom-dance" duo featuring Phelan LaVelle and Kathleen Duffield.

    ASHES "Spook-psych" band from Richmond, VA.

    EINSCHLAGEN Local band influenced by dream-pop and post-punk.

Wednesday, May 17

6 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

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

    THOSE MANIC SEAS Experimental art-rock band from Richmond, VA.
  • Georgia Theatre

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

    PILGRIM Local hard-hitting, riff-heavy rock band led by songwriter Paul McHugh.

  • 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.

  • The Globe

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

    THE HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

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

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, May 18

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    TIMI & THE WONDERLAND RANGERS Local pop rabblerouser Timi Conley performs with his backing band of Andrew Hanmer, Kevin Sims, Shelley Lotus, Tony Oscar and Chris Byron.

  • Nowhere Bar

    8 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE BIG SMOOTH Bluesy tunes with soulful vocals courtesy of Tre Powell 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, May 19

8 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    OLDE WORLD MONKEYS Local Southern rock four-piece.

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

    THE STIR Rock band from Athens and Atlanta.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    THE QUIET PACK Athens-based experimental hip-hop project.

    DK Experimental trio with hints of avant-prog and jazz.

    NITEMIRROR Two-piece out of Kansas City playing a self-described "new genre." 

    LUKE BASS Athens-based new wave and electronic producer.
  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    ELF POWER Longtime fixture on the Athens scene playing crisp, melodic psych-pop. Album release show!

    TOBIN SPROUT Singer-songwriter from Dayton, OH best known as a member of iconic indie-rock band Guided by Voices.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $18-$35. www.georgiatheatre.com

    FAMILY FORCE 5 Get down with this crunk Christian rap-rock band out of Atlanta. 

    MR. TALKBOX Nashville-based Christian artist blending elements of hip hop, R&B and gospel.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

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

    BROKEN STRING BAND Local group blending high-energy Americana instrumentation with emotive lyricism.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

Saturday, May 20

7 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    D.M.R. Death Metal Rednecks is—you guessed it—a death metal band from Atlanta. 

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

    RIGORISM Experimental metal band from Atlanta. 
  • 40 Watt Club

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

    IS/OUGHT GAP Experimental rock/post-punk project of songwriter Bryan Cook (Time Toy), started in Athens in the 1980s. 

    FLASH TO BANG TIME Longtime local pop-prog-psych band featuring Oh-OK's Lynda Stipe.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    JOSIAH & THE BONNEVILLES Indie-folk trio based in Los Angeles. 

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $5. 706-546-5609

    CROWN LARKS Chicago-based band that draws from noise, free jazz and post-punk.

    TABLOID Anthemic, jumpy pop rock from members of Little Gold, Hot Fudge and Marshmallow Coast.

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

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

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    PALACE DOCTOR Dynamic rock trio fronted by former Modern Skirts bassist Phillip Brantley.

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

    COWBOY CURTYS New local alt-country band.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    HONEYWOOD Five-piece "jamgrass" band from Atlanta.

Sunday, May 21

1 event

Live Music

Monday, May 22

1 event

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE HARMALEIGHS Nashville-based Americana duo with a sweetly melodic sound.

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

Tuesday, May 23

3 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MRJORDANMRTONKS Tommy Jordan and William Tonks' collaboration features rootsy guitar picking and paired vocal melodies.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. $5. 706-546-5609

    DJ OSMOSE Local analog-only DJ spinning an evening of beatdown-style disco reworks and deep-house vinyl.

    DJ OTHER VOICES, OTHER ROOMS Playing danceable ambient techno with tapes of birds and passing trains accompanied by synthesizers and a drum machine.

    DOOM RIBBONS Experimental guitar/percussion duo from Asheville, NC.

  • Morton Theatre

    5:30 p.m. www.mortontheatre.com

    CLARENCE SUN & THE MOONSHYNES Local all-star blues group.

Wednesday, May 24

4 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    FAUX FEROCIOUS Nashville-based lo-fi rock band with garage-pop sensibilities.

    HAYRIDE Long-running three-piece local rock band.

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

  • 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.

  • The Globe

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

    THE HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Thursday, May 25

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    BIGGER MOUNTAIN Local heavy rock band.

    LIBERATOR Athens-based three-piece hard-rock band.

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

    XOTHUN Described as "like a blue whale in heat or the lovechild of Sunn O))) and Sleep."

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    HARLOT PARTY Local folk-rock duo featuring intertwining guitar riffs and haunting, emotive vocals.

    ZIGTEBRA Indie-folk band of "beastly best friends" from Chicago.

     

  • 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, May 26

5 events

Live Music

Saturday, May 27

5 events

Live Music

Sunday, May 28

1 event

Live Music

Tuesday, May 30

2 events

Live Music