Creature Comforts Brewery Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net THAYER SARRANO Local songwriter playing hazy, desolate, Southerninspired rock tunes. 40 Watt Club 8 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com JUSTIN KENNEDY BAND Four-piece country band, led by UGA alum Justin “The Weatherman” Kennedy. RUBENS BELL Southern rock band with a modern feel. THE HOWLING TONGUES Atlantabased rock and roll band. Georgia Theatre 7:30 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre. com THE DEVIL MAKES THREE Celebrated Americana group featuring eclectic instrumentation. See Calendar Pick on p. 17. THE CAVE SINGERS Northwestern indie-folk trio. On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE! www. georgiatheatre.com STEELISM Americana group comprised of guitarist Jeremy Fetzer, pedal steel player Spencer Cullum and backed by some of Nashville’s finest young musicians. Go Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-5609 DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves. Green Room 9 p.m. $5. www.greenroomathens.com AGES AND AGES “Bright and uplifting” indie rock collective from Portland, OR. HORSE THIEF Oklahoma City-based band with a panoramic yet nuanced sound that flows from intimate to anthemic. Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 5:30 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com FABULOUS BIRD Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Peter Alvanos (Elf Power) soars with his ‘60s British, folk and psych-pop influenced sound. Every Wednesday in October! Hi-Lo Lounge 10 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561 KARAOKE WITH THE KING You’ve been summoned to sing your guts out every Wednesday! Locos Grill & Pub 6 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700 (Timothy Road location) LANEY STRICKLAND Local Southern rock singer-songwriter. Max 8 p.m. $5. 706-254-3392 HIP HOP OPEN MIC Show off your skills and network with others in the industry. The Melting Point 8 p.m. $5. www.meltingpointathens. com RAD 80S BAND Playing ‘80s covers. New Earth Athens 7 p.m. FREE! www.newearthmusichall. com OPEN MIC Caroline Aiken hosts this open mic. Contact carolineaiken@ gmail.com to sign up. Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742 THE SHACK BAND Richmond, VA-based improvisational band blending funk, blues and progressive rock.
The Office Lounge 9 p.m. FREE! 706-549-0840 KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke! Porterhouse Grill 7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990 JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.
Thursday 30 Barbeque Shack 7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752 OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday! Boar’s Head Lounge 10 p.m. 706-369-3040 LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singersongwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a “mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics.” The band is celebrating 90-plus weeks of Thursday shows. Caledonia Lounge 9 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com FATHER MURPHY Experimentalleaning industrial/post-punk band from Italy. STAY THE SEA Local instrumental post-rock band. NASTY NATE AND THE GRADUATES Three-piece local rock band. Diverse Universe Studio 9 p.m. 706-296-2945 KARAOKE Every Thursday! Flicker Theatre & Bar 9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com ANTLERED AUNTLORD Fuzzpop guitar/drums project of local producer and songwriter Jesse Stinnard. SPRY OLD MEN Alter ego of Greenville, SC musician Logan Galloway. SLAM DUNK CHAMPS Local experimental garage-rock duo. Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com SHADE Dissonant, groove-oriented local post-punk band. This special Halloween show will feature additional members and lots of cover tunes. PARROTHEAD Athens’ premier punk rock Jimmy Buffet cover band. CULT OF RIGGONIA Experimental soundscapes with tribal, world music beats and ornate instrumentation. Go Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-5609 KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic John “Dr. Fred” Bowers and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Green Room 9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com THE BOHANNONS Rock and roll straight from Chattanooga, TN. PILGRIM Local rock band featuring Paul McHugh on vocals, guitar and keyboards along with Matt Stoessel on guitar, TJ Machado on bass, Thayer Sarrano on keyboards and Brad Morgan on drums. Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee. com PERIOD SIX Playing a unique blend of jazz standards featuring collective communication and soulful improvisation.
Kelly’s Jamaican Food Kickin’ It At Kelly’s. 9 p.m. FREE! 706208-0000 (Lumpkin St. location) DJ LICKLE TWANG! SOUND Spinning Jamaican sounds both new and old, filling the atmosphere with iration and positive vibrations. Max 10 p.m. FREE! 706-254-3392 RED SKY DAYS Local power trio that plays heavy progressive rock. SMALL BEIGE GIRL Local punk rock band. CONCORD AMERICA Slightly outof-control Atlanta-based band that touches on punk and garage. CHIEF SCOUT Bracing local psychrock band led by songwriter Trey Rosenkampff. The Melting Point 8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www. meltingpointathens.com JAMES MCMURTRY Critically acclaimed folk-rock artist. JONNY BURKE Americana and country artist. New Earth Athens 9 p.m. FREE! (before 10:30), $3. www. newearthmusichall.com THRILLFEST Featuring music from DJ Kayez and Jeremiah, as well as a costume contest and the premiere of the “Intergalactic Zombie Hunter” music video. Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742 VOODOO VISIONARY Improvisational funk/rock group from Atlanta. The Office Lounge 8 p.m. 706-546-0840 REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. He hosts an “all-star jam” every Thursday.
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 29TH
Happy Hour with Fabulous Bird 6-8pm
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30TH
Jazz Thursdays presents Period Six FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31ST
Halloween at Hendershot’s featuring
Grassland String Band
performing Neil Young’s Harvest
Seven Swans (A Sufjan Stevens Tribute) Transylvania Motorcade Cortez Garza MONDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD
Open Mic Night UPCOMING SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 8TH
Big Star after party with The Fellow Travellers Happy Hour • Monday-Friday 5:30-8pm
ATHENS’ INTIMATE LIVE MUSIC VENUE See website for show times & details
237 prince ave. • 706.353.3050
Walker’s Coffee & Pub 9 p.m. FREE! 706-543-1433 KARAOKE Every Thursday!
Friday 31 Boar’s Head Lounge 10 p.m. 706-369-3040 KIP JONES Local songwriter playing all your favorite covers and some of his own tunes. Caledonia Lounge 9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www. caledonialounge.com NAIRVANA Nirvana cover band featuring members of The Powder Room. See story on p. 13. MAN-SIZE Local PJ Harvey cover band featuring Thayer Sarrano and friends. GEEZER Local band Come What May masquerades as Weezer. Cutters Pub 10 p.m. 706-353-9800 THE HONEY SLIDERS Original, Detroit-influenced rock from Catropolis. Dirty Birds 9 p.m. www.dirtybirdsathens.com JONATHAN INGRAM Country rocker from Braselton, GA. Downtown Athens 9 p.m. FREE! www.wildrumpus.org WILD RUMPUS Enjoy live music on Washington Street after the parade, with sets by Timi and the Rumpus Band, plus the the HighFalootin’ Scallywags Drum Brigade and the Tiger Girlz on trapeze. See story on p. 13. k continued on next page
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