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Wednesday, April 25

11 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    PHANTOM PHUNK Europop/indie trio with eclectic sounds in the veins of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Paramore and Metric.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    RUEN BROTHERS Up-and-coming, rockabilly-influenced band of siblings from England.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MISNOMER Local nine-piece improvisational fusion group formerly known as Mister Tie Dye.

  • 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.jazzathensga.org

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    GREG ROBBINS Jazz vocalist performs originals and standards, backed by a four-piece band. Album release show!

  • 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.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JIVE REVIVAL Five-piece Georgia rock band.

  • Porterhouse Grill

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

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

  • The World Famous

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

    LAWYER DAVE Songwriter and one-man band known for his work with The Brokeoffs.

    ANDREW BRANTLEY Member of jam band The Orange Constant performs a solo set.

    RAY PHILLIPS No info available.

Thursday, April 26

11 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll band from Athens.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8:30 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    KENOSHA KID Local group centered around the improv jazz compositions of guitarist Dan Nettles and featuring Rick Lollar, Marlon Patton and Robby Handley.

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

    THE VIKING PROGRESS Local group that plays rockers and ballads about love, death and isolation. 

  • DePalma's Italian Cafe

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

    JIM COOK Local solo performer playing acoustic blues, classic rock and Americana.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $3. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    ZAC CROOK Local singer-songwriter.

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

    GREG MEREDITH Athens-based singer-songwriter and loop artist.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    CAULFIELD High-energy local garage-rap band.

    LEX CALLAHAN Athens-based underground hip-hop performer.

    KXNG BLANCO Young and talented local rap artist.

    SON ZOO Athens hip-hop artist with a dark aesthetic and rapid-fire style. 

  • The Foundry

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

    DRIFTWOOD A group of experienced Athens musicians playing classic country, rock, folk, blues and bluegrass.

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $20 (adv.), $23 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    DEER TICK Alt-country band from Providence, RI that incorporates elements of folk, blues and indie rock.

    JOHN MORELAND Singer-songwriter from Oklahoma.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    LAURA COYLE & TREY WRIGHT Vocal and guitar duo playing classic jazz and bossa nova, with a dash of Dolly Parton, Paul Simon and other songwriters.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.

Friday, April 27

19 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    THE LAST JAMURAI Funky, Athens-based good-time rock and roll band.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    DANGFLY! Local all-star rock band led by songwriter and guitarist Adam Payne.

    CREE MO Rock, blues, jazz and soul are mixed together into a smooth, intoxicating concoction of original music.

    THE ROYAL VELVET Three-piece local rock band led by songwriter Justin Brogdon.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    STRONGER SEX Experimental electronic duo from Washington, DC specializing in "body-positive dance parties."

    CELIA VERBECK Synthpop singer-songwriter from Asheville, NC.

    CAROLINE CRONIN Experimental musician from Nashville, TN.

    TJ POMPOUS Rapper and singer from the Atlanta area.

    DJ RUBY OFFICIAL DJ specializing in electronic dance music.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    JOBE FORTNER Country singer-songwriter originally from Monroe.

    JORDAN ROWE Country singer-songwriter from South Georgia.

    MEGAN MORONEY Up-and-coming local country singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

    9 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (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.

    DJ RERON Spinning '80s classics to start the show.

  • Fully Loaded Pizza Co.

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-705-6150

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    GROOVE FETISH Proggressive jam-rock group from Wilmington, NC.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ANIMAL YEARS Poppy Americana group from Brooklyn, NY.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $16 (adv.), $18 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    PIGEONS PLAYING PING PONG Funky electro-rock group from Baltimore.

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

  • Go Bar

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

    DEAD NEIGHBORS This local band plays punky, emotive garage-rock.

    KWAZYMOTO Noisy local punk- and and math-influenced rock trio.

    TEEN DIVORCE Indie-rock band from Jacksonville, FL.

    DAGMAR VORK Athens-based DIY musician, songwriter and visual artist.

    GIFT ECONOMY Local acoustic folk-punk project. 

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.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.

  • Innovation Amphitheater

    6 p.m. $35–$40. www.innovationamphitheater.com

    THE MARSHALL TUCKER BAND Classic rock band known for hits like "Can't You See."

    SCOOTER BROWN Southern rock artist from Houston, TX.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    GNARLY STONEHENGE Nashville-based country-rocker Zach Stone does his thing with a selection of talented backers.

  • Nuçi's Space

    8 p.m. FREE! www.nuci.org

    JAVAE Local rapper influenced by boom-bap and psychedelia. Album release show! See Calendar Pick on p. 20. 

  • The Office Lounge

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

    THE GEORGIA HEALERS Long-running local jump blues band.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

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

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    The Great Catsby. 7 p.m. $50. www.athenshumanesociety.org

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    ADAM COOPER Multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter from Suwanee.

Saturday, April 28

14 events

Live Music

  • Athens City Hall

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

    KIDS' STAGE Featuring music from Connor Byers, The Drapes, Basil and Camp Amped Band. See story on p. 13.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    THE PINK STONES Local dream-rock group led by songwriter Hunter Pinkston.

    TELEMARKET New local punk- and indie-influenced rock group.

    SEPHINE Athens-based, electronic-focused indie-rock project.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    DYNAMITE DEATH CHAIR Three-piece rock band from Columbus.

    USELESS AGAINST No info available.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    TONY B Local radio-courting rapper with a smart, polished style.

    DJ KIDD Athens-based club DJ spins a dance party.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $18 (adv.), $22 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    SHAWN MULLINS Atlanta-based, adult-alternative singer-songwriter known for hits like "Lullaby."

    LEVI LOWREY Storyteller and country singer-songwriter from Dacula.

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    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.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    LIQUID STRANGER Swedish-born EDM producer.

    LUZCID Electronic alter ego of musician Neil Berry.

    CHAMPAGNE DRIP LA-based EDM producer formerly of the project SPL.

    PEEKABOO Belgium-based electronic duo.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    RHYAL KNIGHT Athens-based, Muscle Shoals-born alternative indie-folk singer-songwriter.

    ELTON BASS No info available.

    K-POP No info available.

    DJ NATE FROM WUXTRY Local DJ spins a patchwork of '50s and '60s soul and R&B, garage rock, psychedelic and more.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    PICKLED HOLLER Family band blending traditional and jam sounds, with a dedication to dynamics and lush harmonies.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    7:30 p.m. $10. www.3railroad.org

    THE LEXINGTON JAMS Playing originals as well as covers from a variety of genres, including gospel, Southern rock, folk, blues and jazz.

  • 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

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    CHEW Psychedelic rock band from Atlanta.

Sunday, April 29

4 events

Live Music

Monday, April 30

2 events

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

    6:30 p.m. $29 (adv.), $32 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    CLUTCH Long-running local heavy-rock group from Frederick, MD.

    RED FANG Doomy stoner-metal band from Portland, OR. See story on p. 14.

    THE BRONX Hardcore punk act from California.

    FIREBALL MINISTRY Riffy heavy-metal band from Los Angeles.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night most Mondays. Hosted by Larry Forte.

Tuesday, May 1

3 events

Live Music

  • The Foundry

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

    GYPSY WILDCATS Local group playing classic gypsy-swing tunes, as well as Americana and vaudeville standards.

    HAWK PROOF ROOSTER Local old-time string duo that sings and plays fiddle, banjo, ukulele, guitar and mandolin.

  • Georgia Theatre

    6 p.m. $37. www.georgiatheatre.com

    UNDEROATH Influential post-hardcore group from Florida.

    DANCE GAVIN DANCE Six-piece post-hardcore group from Sacramento, CA.

    VEIL OF MAYA Prog-metal band from Chicago.

    LIMBS Post-hardcore group from Tampa Bay, FL.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $5–$10 (donation). 706-546-5609

    POETRY & FOLK NIGHT An International Workers' Day benefit show for the UGA chapter of United Campus Workers of Georgia. Featuring music from Harlot Party, Bed Deth, Lydia Sera, Celest Divine and more.

Wednesday, May 2

8 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    THE YOD Party-starting Athens-based alternative hip-hop collective.

    GRÜT Atlanta-based band that dabbles in electronica, funk and more.

    SELINE HAZE Athens-based hip-hop artist who makes "music to inspire, to empathize and to motivate."

    ART CONTEST Local math-rock duo with propulsive rhythms and intricate melodies.

    IMADO New performance ensemble featuring experimental composer Peter Webb.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A monthly singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke. This week's show features Van Shepherd, Adam Klein, Steve Erwin, Hunter Callahan and Kyle Moore.

  • 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

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

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

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. www.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT 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)

    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.

Thursday, May 3

5 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    STEVEN SCHULER Soulful acoustic singer-songwriter playing originals and favorites.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    NEGATIVE GEMINI Electronic alter ego of Brooklyn producer Lindsey French.

    GEORGE CLANTON Vaporwave and chillwave-influenced artist from Brooklyn, NY.

    STAY AT HOME DAD Local producer with a hazy, beat-centric take on electronica.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    THE FAMILY RECIPE New local jazz fusion outfit.

    JAQK Athens-based rock band. 

    NEW TREE Atlanta-based psychedelic pop group.

    SUPER HELPFUL No information available.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    STROKIN Local Strokes cover band.

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

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.

Friday, May 4

5 events

Live Music

  • 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. 

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    TUNE-YARDS Eclectic, critically acclaimed, rhythm-centric indie act fronted by singer-songwriter Merrill Garbus.

    MY BRIGHTEST DIAMOND Eclectic, experimental rock and pop project of songwriter Shara Nova.

  • Georgia Theatre

    Girtz for Mayor Fundraiser. On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    EASTER ISLAND Lush, local post-rock band with pop melodies, tender harmonies and shimmering guitars.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

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

Saturday, May 5

4 events

Live Music

Sunday, May 6

2 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

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

    THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.

  • The World Famous

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

    MIKE DONOVAN San Francisco singer-songwriter known for his work with garage-rock band Sic Alps.

    PARTY FAVOR Local supergroup featuring members of Muuy Biien, Surface to Air Missive and Neighbor Lady.

Monday, May 7

3 events

Live Music

Tuesday, May 8

3 events

Live Music

Wednesday, May 9

7 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    ANCIENT WHALES Fuzz-rock band led by songwriter and vocalist Enoch Bledsoe.

    COMMON VISIONS Experimental post-punk band from Asheville, NC.

    NATURE BOYS Gargae-punk group on tour from Kansas City.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    CAITLYN SMITH Nashville-based pop-country songwriter and musician.

    ANDREA DAVIDSON Pop singer-songwriter with a wide range of musical influences.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

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

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. www.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT 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

    SIMPLE LIFE Local band led by musician Greg Veal.

  • 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 10

3 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    STAY THE SEA Local instrumental post-rock band.

    MURDER THE MOOD Athens-based alternative rock group. 

    TIN CAN COLLECTIVE Punk- and grunge-influenced rock band from New York.

    CHOIR OF BABBLE Melodic and aggressive rock group.

  • The Foundry

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

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

    THE ARTISANALS Charleston, SC indie-rock band led by songwriters Johnny Delaware and Clay Houle.

    THE VIKING PROGRESS Local group that plays rockers and ballads about love, death and isolation. 

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.

Friday, May 11

7 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    6 STRING DRAG Influential alt-country band from Athens and North Carolina.

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

    DAVID BARBE AND THE QUICK HOOKS Local all-star rock band led by scene fixture Barbe (Mercyland, Sugar).

  • The Foundry

    9 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (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.

    DJ RERON Spinning '80s classics to start the show.

  • Georgia Theatre

    6:30 p.m. $33.50. www.georgiatheatre.com

    CHAD PRATHER Humorist and musician known for viral videos like "Unapologetically Southern."

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    REV. CONNER TRIBBLE Local artist playing old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverence. Album release show!

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    6 p.m. $3 (kids), $5 (adults). www.hendershotscoffee.com

    THE JUMP OFF Featuring performances by Squalle, LG, Kxng Blanco and Billy D. Brell, plus DJ Kountry Boy.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com

    BATTLE OF THE BANDS Ten bands will battle for a chance to play this year's Candler Park Music and Food Festival.

Saturday, May 12

2 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    ATHENS BUSINESS ROCKS A fundraising event for Nuçi’s Space that challenges local businesses to showcase the talents of their employees by forming bands to compete against other businesses.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $22 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    BUCKETHEAD Bucket-wearing rock and metal guitarist known for his solo output, as well as his time in Guns N' Roses.

Monday, May 14

1 event

Live Music

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    THE PLEASURE POINT Local hip hop/noise-pop group led by songwriter Jacob Lake.

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

    ROSE HOTEL "Bedroom-rock" alter ego of Kentucky songwriter Jordan Reynolds.

Wednesday, May 16

5 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • 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.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT 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)

    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, May 17

3 events

Live Music

  • 40 Watt Club

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

    JOE WILLEY AND THE MOVING MEN Folk music from the local songwriter and his band.

    THE MOONSHINE Local roots band with a blend of guitar, autoharp and upright bass.

    EMILY HORTON Graduate student playing "simple piano and guitar songs."

  • The Foundry

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

    VIC CHESNUTT SONGWRITER OF THE YEAR AWARD The winner of the second annual award is announced. Featuring performances from the five finalists, plus other local artists.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.

Friday, May 18

2 events

Live Music

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

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

  • VFW

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

    CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local country and Southern rock singer-songwriter performs with his group.

Saturday, May 19

1 event

Live Music

  • Front Porch Book Store

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

    ANDREW VICKERY Americana artist from Atlanta.

Sunday, May 20

1 event

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

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

    THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.

Tuesday, May 22

1 event

Live Music

Wednesday, May 23

5 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • 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.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT 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.

  • 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 24

3 events

Live Music

  • DePalma's Italian Cafe

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

    JIM COOK Local solo performer playing acoustic blues, classic rock and Americana.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE ALLMAN-GOLDFLIES BAND Southern rock and blues band led by Gary Allman and David Goldflies.

    MELODY TRUCKS BAND Jacksonville-based blues-rock band that started in early 2017.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SALLY & THE SIX GRAND BAND Long-running dance band playing oldies, classic rock, blues, disco and some fun originals.

Friday, May 25

3 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

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

    BROTHER OLIVER Psychedelic folk-rock group from South Carolina.

    WHITE RABBIT COLLECTIVE Local ensemble with influences ranging from Tuvan folk songs to psychedelic rock anthems to jazz-funk grooves.

    ATRIA Macon-based folk project with a warm, ethereal sound.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8:30 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    DREAM CULTURE Eclectic local psychedelic rock group.

    WHITE RABBIT COLLECTIVE Local ensemble with influences ranging from Tuvan folk songs to psychedelic rock anthems to jazz-funk grooves.

    THE HOLIFIELDS Psych- and prog-rock group from Knoxville, TN.

    THE WELDONS New local rock band.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

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

Saturday, May 26

2 events

Live Music

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-372-3928

    STEVE ERWIN Long-running, Maine-based folk singer-songwriter.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    CAREER Tampa-based post-rock group utilizing feedback and other cacophonous teqhniques.

    APPARITION Athens band playing a raucous, thrashy brand of hardcore.

    BLUE BODIES Athens-based "bummer-pop" punk band.