Music This Week Nov 25th thru Dec 1st

Hey there,
I hope y’all have a safe and happy Thanksgiving. Safe travels.
Sorry this is late and I probably missed listing some shows in my hurry to get this out.
I’ll be out of town most of this week but will be back on Sat for a yearly commitment to celebrate Kenny Copes’ birthday.

Music recommendations:
Wednesday, November 25
The Foundry 8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $15 (door).
THE NORMALTOWN FLYERS The long-running Athens-based band that labels its sound as “pickup truck rock and roll” plays its annual Thanksgiving show.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
MC FUNK JAM Funk all night.

Friday, November 27
Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $12.
DUBCONSCIOUS The local dub, reggae and bass collective returns for a tribute show to late Athens musician Carl Lindberg.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
DWAYNE HOLLOWAY & FRIENDS Local percussionist leads a jam sesh.

Saturday, November 28
The Foundry 8 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door).
FEELIN GROOVY Simon and Garfunkel tribute band featuring members of Abbey Road Live.
MINA WEGNER Young singer-songwriter from Eugene, OR.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. FREE!
KENNY AND THE BASHERS Local band featuring Kenny Copes, JoJo Glidewell, Seth Hendershot, Dan Nettles, Neal Fountain and Allen Owens.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
ERIK NEIL BAND Local trio playing blues/rock covers and originals.

Saucehouse Barbeque 6 p.m. FREE!
NATHAN SHEPPARD Talented local singer-songwriter with a ’70s pop style.

Tuesday, December 1
Go Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-5609
THE PLAGUE Original, ballsy rock harkening back to The Stooges, Sonic Youth and The MC5.
RABIES SCYTHE FIGHT Experimental/electronic local band.
BIG MIKE MYSTERY No info available.
RAT BABIES Doomy, psychedelic two-piece that’s been a part of the underground scene in Athens for over 10 years.

The only show I know I’ll be at is Kenny and the Bashers on Sat.

I hope to see y’all at the shows.
Peace and Love,

Music This Week Nov 18th thru Nov 24th

Hey there,
Another quickie. I’ve finally put all the plants in the green house and am nearly finished with the repairs on it. A few more days and I’ll be through for the winter.
I have posted all of Hulaween and MagnoliaFest.

Music recommendations:
Wednesday, November 18
Creature Comforts Brewery Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE!
SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll band. Playing a special acoustic set.

Flicker Theatre & Bar 9 p.m.
SINGER-SONGWRITER SHOWCASE Featuring Drew Albenesius, Brent Bolde, Ethan Protas, Kristian Rodriguez and Johnny Rowland.

The Foundry 7 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door).
JAMES MCMURTRY Critically acclaimed folk-rock artist.
ADAM KLEIN Local songwriter playing a rustic blend of country, folk and Americana.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $10.
WHISKEY MYERS Country-inspired Southern rock from Tyler, TX.
DANIEL LEE BAND Local Southern rock/country outfit.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
MC FUNK JAM Funk all night.

Thursday, November 19
Caledonia Lounge 9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).
SHEHEHE Local band that draws from old-school punk and arena rock to create a fist-pumping atmosphere.
FUJIWARA Punk rock band from Kill Devil Hills, NC.
TIGHT BLACKS New local punk band.
DONNY KNOTTSVILLE Funkadelic rapper and sample-obsessed producer from Athens.

The Grotto 11 p.m. 706-549-9933
LEAVING COUNTRIES & LANDON TRUST “Smokin’ folk, country, rhythm and blues with a hell of a lot of soul.”

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
SNAP! Organ-heavy funk/jazz tunes delivered by locals Jason Fuller, Benji Shanks, David Yoke, Carlton Owens and Stephen Spivey.

The Office Lounge 8 p.m. 706-546-0840
REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. He hosts an “all-star jam” every Thursday.

Friday, November 20
Caledonia Lounge 10 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).
THE DARNELL BOYS The three Darnell brothers play and sing country blues originals backed by upright bass, singing saw and junkyard percussion.
THE SHOAL CREEK STRANGLERS Local roots-folk duo featuring members of The Humms.
GRASSLAND STRING BAND Local traditional and progressive bluegrass group.

The Foundry 8 p.m. $18 (adv.), $22 (door).
TAB BENOIT Guitarist native to Louisiana combining a variety of blues styles including Delta, swamp and Chicago blues.
EDWARD DAVID ANDERSON Americana singer-songwriter from Illinois.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $12.
KINCHAFOONEE COWBOYS Country band from Albany, GA.
PIANO Statesboro-based rock and roll trio with an energetic live presence.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. $5.
KENOSHA KID Centered around the instru-improv jazz compositions of guitarist Dan Nettles, tonight’s version of Kenosha Kid also features bassist Kevin Scott and drummer Marlon Patton, along with Rick Lollar on guitar.
TREY WRIGHT Atlanta-based jazz guitarist and member of the band Squat.

Live Wire 9 p.m. $5.
TARNATION Local band with a chunky rock sound and catchy, emotive vocals.
HUNGER ANTHEM Fuzzed-out, guitar-driven local indie rock band.
BLANKS AND POSTAGE New, Athens-based alt-rock band.

Lumpkin Street Station 10 p.m.
SUMILAN Technically proficient musicians playing progressive jam rock.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
THOSE CATS High-energy seven-piece soul and funk powerhouse from Statesboro.

The Office Lounge 9 p.m. 706-546-0840
THE ORIGINAL SCREWTOPS Crankin’ the blues since 1962.

Saturday, November 21
Bishop Park Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE!
TRE POWELL Bluesy acoustic tunes with soulful vocals. (8 a.m.)
HIGHBEAMS Five-piece folk-rock band from Woodstock, GA. (10 a.m.)

Boar’s Head Lounge 10 p.m. 706-369-3040
PARTIAL CINEMA This local group takes influences from funk, indie, dance and classical music to inspire fits of dancing, vibing and grooving.

Caledonia Lounge 10 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).
DOUBLE FERRARI This local band plays virtuosic, high-speed, instrumental rock.
THE BRONZED CHORUS North Carolina duo that make a melodic and lyrical bang despite their small numbers.
LAZER/WULF This avant-metal instrumental trio mixes in prog, thrash and more for a high-energy live show.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $12.
REBIRTH BRASS BAND New Orleans-based brass institution founded in 1983.
THE MAIN SQUEEZE Jam-rock band from Bloomington, IN.
THE NAUGHTY PROFESSOR Louisiana-based acid jazz outfit.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 5 p.m. $5.
BIGFOOT BRASS BAND Local New Orleans-style brass band, playing funk, jazz, Dixieland and blues.

Lumpkin Street Station 10 p.m.
UNIVERSAL SIGH Athens-based jazz-fusion/funk-oriented rock band that strives to create a unique musical experience with each performance.
THE ORANGE CONSTANT Playing acoustic jam-rock with a hint of folk.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
BIG C & THE MOONSHYNES Local blues ensemble led by songwriter Clarence Sun.

Terrapin Beer Co. 5:30 p.m. FREE!
ZENITH BLUE Five local teens playing rock covers and originals

Monday, November 23
Caledonia Lounge 9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).
DAPHNE LEE MARTIN Eclectic folk singer-songwriter from Connecticut.
FRANCIS LOMBARDI Americana singer-songwriter from Asbury Park, NJ.
CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of indie/Americana.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
MINGLEWOOD MONDAY Local artists pay tribute to the Grateful Dead.

Tuesday, November 24
Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
S-WORDS AND FRIENDS Local band playing funky pop-rock with a touch of Southern jam.

I’m going to try to get into town this week. Kenosha Kid and Minglewood Monday are the best bets.

I hope to see y’all at the shows.
Peace and Love,