Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $5. www.georgiatheatre.com
THOMAS WYNN AND THE BELIEVERS This six-piece group from Orlando plays Americana rock infused with Southern soul.
SAM SNIPER Local alt-country band.
ROADKILL GHOST CHOIR Folk-influenced rock six-piece from Deland, FL.
DANA SWIMMER A montage of garage rock with sweet, soulful undertones.
IKE STUBBLEFIELD & FRIENDS Soulful R&B artist Ike Stubblefield is a Hammond B3 virtuoso who cut his teeth backing Motown legends like the Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. Tonight’s show features special guests Col. Bruce Hampton & Pharaoh’s Kitchen.
ATHENS BUSINESS ROCKS Annual Nuçi’s Space benefit/battle of the bands, featuring King Cotton & The Sweaty T’s (Ruby Sue Graphics), Punch List (TSAV), Jesus Thrice (Daily Groceries), Kneel Before Diamond (Partner Software), Notary Public Enemy (Blanchard Law Office), The Fret Dressers (Baxendale Guitars), ’87 Is a Place On Earth (Flagpole Magazine) and Your Band (Your Pie).
MAMA’S LOVE Local progressive rock band plays an intimate acoustic set.
40 Watt Club 8 p.m. $10 (adv), $13 (door). www.40watt.com
YACHT ROCK REVUE Atlanta-based ’70s soft-rock tribute band, covering everything from Billy Joel to Hall & Oates.
MATT HUDGINS & HIS SHIT-HOT COUNTRY BAND Local band playing “songs about drinking, jail, love and death, all done in the popular ‘country and western’ musical style.”
THE KERNAL Jackson, TN-based singer-songwriter playing stark “imaginary country music.”
THE WYDELLES Local band playing country and melodramatic popular songs.
CARSIE BLANTON New Orleans and Philadelphia-based singer/songwriter showcasing her classic, American pop music style.
GROGUS The local and long-running ensemble plays jazz and salsa accentuated with reggae, hip-hop and Afro-Cuban styles.
DEBRIS Featuring seasoned local players Isaac Bramblett, Damian Kapcala, Domingo “Sunny” Ortiz, Kyle Pilgrim, John Steffl, Nic Walton and Britt West playing a selection of originals and choice cover tunes.
ISAAC BRAMBLETT BAND Southern soul singer with a roots-rock band.
JULIE HOLMES Local singer-songwriter.
Amici 11 p.m. FREE! 706-353-0000
UNIVERSAL SIGH Athens-based jazz-fusion/funk-oriented rock band that strives to create a unique musical experience with each and every performance.
THE HOBOHEMIANS This six-piece, acoustic band utilizes banjo, ukulele, flute, accordion, saxophone, piano, various percussion, drums and bass to perform popular American and European roots music of the 1910s, ’20s and ’30s: a potent mix of proto-jazz, blues and folk. CD release party featuring dancers from The Modern Pin Ups, The Tap Company and Swung.
KEN WILL MORTON AND THE CONTENDERS With his gritty, soulful rasp, Morton trudges through Americana’s roots with rock and roll swagger and a folksinger’s heart. His new band features Doug Blakeman on bass and Louis Phillip Pelot on drums.
LEVI LOWERY Storyteller and singer-songwriter from Dacula. Birthday celebration show!
THE ENGLISH BEAT Celebrated English 2 tone ska revival band that combines pop, soul, reggae and punk rock.
LOWDIVE Local ska/reggae band.
SAINT FRANCIS Local roots-rock band led by Scott Baston (Moonshine Still).
ALARM CLOCK CONSPIRACY DUO Acoustic duo from Asheville, NC.
Ten Pins Tavern 7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-546-8090
SUNDAY NIGHT AT THE BOWLING ALLEY BLUES BAND Featuring locals Paul Scales, Randy Durham, John Straw, Dave Herndon and Scott Sanders playing blues jams.
Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742
BLUES NIGHT WITH BIG C Nobody in Athens sings the blues quite like Big C (frontman for Big C and the Ringers). Expect lots of soulful riffs, covers and originals
Green Room 6 p.m. FREE! www.greenroomathens.com
KENOSHA KID Centered around the instru-improv jazz compositions of guitarist Dan Nettles, Kenosha Kid also features bassist Robby Handley and drummer Marlon Patton. The group is packed with music, mischief, general mayhem, and offers a sound far from the middle of the road, serving noise-rock fans and jam band listeners equally.
FESTER HAGOOD This local songwriter sings in a soft drawl that accents his simple, plucked country songs.
JASON WALLER Atlanta-based acoustic singer-songwriter
MARK CUNNINGHAM Cunningham draws from Athens stalwarts R.E.M. and Chickasaw Mudd Puppies and classic country artists like Johnny Cash, Gram Parsons and Steve Earle.
THE BREAKS Feel-good local rock band with alternative and jam influences.
Peace and Love,