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Kenny and The Bashers @ Hendershot’s 11-2-12
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Music This Week Feb 15th thru Feb 21st

Hey there,
This Thurs we have a benefit for the Athens Nurses Clinic and Athens Pride.
We also have the annual return of the Drive-By Truckers with a three night stand. All three shows are a Don’t Miss but Thayer Sarrano is my tie breaker, she doesn’t play often enough and is truly magical.
Also we have the one year anniversary of Hot Corner Hip Hop.
This Wed the Athens Human Rights Committee meeting is at 7:30 pm. We have another fundraiser at the Office Lounge on Tax Day April 15th, more about that next week. Please join us, your input and help is greatly appreciated.

Wednesday, February 15

The Foundry 7 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com
NORMA RAE This local four-piece plays soulful, distinctively Southern Americana.
CHARLOTTE BERG BAND Nashville-based indie-pop group.
KEVIN WHITFIELD Alternative country artist from Jefferson.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $30. www.georgiatheatre.com
JAMEY JOHNSON Alabama-based country singer-songwriter.
BJ BARHAM Folk singer-songwriter and member of American Aquarium.

The Globe 8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721
THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin’ tunes from the ’10s, ’20s and ’30s.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com
DUO ELEVATION Chris Burroughs and David Ellington blend unique percussion and keyboard work.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
MAMMOTHS Based out of Austin, TX, this foursome blends blues, rock and psychedelia.

Thursday, February 16
40 Watt Club 8 p.m. $31. www.40watt.com
DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS The local Southern rock superstars return to the Athens stage for their annual Homecoming series.
THAYER SARRANO Local songwriter playing hazy, desolate, Southern-inspired rock tunes.

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. $10. 706-546-0840
PARTY WITH A PURPOSE A night of music to benefit the Athens Nurses Clinic and Athens Pride. Featuring a Simon & Garfunkel tribute by Jason NeSmith and Kenny Howes; the WildJordanTonkCats; a David Bowie tribute by The Everywhen; Elite tha Showstoppa and more.

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.

White Tiger Gourmet 8 p.m. $10. 706-353-6847
DON CHAMBERS This longtime local favorite delves into pastoral folk and experimental rock with equal passion.
HOG-EYED MAN Local instrumental duo that plays traditional Appalachian music.

Friday, February 17
40 Watt Club 8 p.m. $31. www.40watt.com
DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS The local Southern rock superstars return to the Athens stage for their annual Homecoming series.
CAMP AMPED BAND Tunes from Nuçi’s Space’s group of future rock stars.
TRAE CROWDER Comedian and performer known as “The Liberal Redneck.”

The Foundry 8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $8 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com
THE DIRTY DOORS Tribute band performs for the 50th anniversary of The Doors’ debut album.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. $25. www.hendershots.com
ALASH Throat singers meshing traditional Tuvan music with newer ideas.

Saturday, February 18
40 Watt Club 6 p.m. $31. www.40watt.com
DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS The local Southern rock superstars return to the Athens stage for their annual Homecoming series.
THE HERNIES Local riff-heavy rock band displaying influences from classic to indie rock.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.georgiatheatre.com
MAREN MORRIS Critically and commercially successful country singer-songwriter, part of the 2017 Hero Tour.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. $7. www.hendershotscoffee.com
THE GO ROUNDS Kalamazoo, MI band playing “psychedelic Americana pop.”
HOLY GHOST TENT REVIVAL North Carolina band playing energetic soul-rock with horns.

Little Kings Shuffle Club 3 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub
REBECCA SUNSHINE BAND Local children’s-music group playing fun songs for kids of all ages. Album release show!

The World Famous 10 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens
HOT CORNER HIP HOP The one-year anniversary of the series, featuring locally grown beats and rhymes by Lingua Franca (EP release show!) and WesdaRuler, Ishues, Squalle and LG, Letsruntrack and The Pleasure Point.

Sunday, February 19
The World Famous 8 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens
DAVID BARBE Local luminary and studio engineer performs every Sunday in February with his band the Quick Hooks and featuring different special guests each week.

Monday, February 20
Flicker Theatre & Bar 9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com
HARLOT PARTY Local folk-rock project led by songwriter KyKy Renee Knight.
SWELLSHARK Chicago-based “ukulele-shredding, beatbox-looping and occasionally harmonica-wielding” duo.
NIFTY EMTTER Local artist playing “sweet artful sounds that will blow and stimulate your mind.”

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $31. www.georgiatheatre.com
BIG GIGANTIC Electronic duo that crosses boundaries to create revolutionary dance music.
BRASSTRACKS Brass, synths and drums with a unique vibe.
ROBBIE DUDE Local DJ spinning “futuristic, hip hop, electro-soul, funky freshness, wine sippin’, bumpin’, grindin’ bass music.”

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
JAZZ FUNK JAM WITH MASON DAVIS Local jazz musician Mason Davis hosts a jam session.

Tuesday, February 21
Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com
DEVENDRA BANHART Acclaimed indie singer-songwriter playing psychedelic folk.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 6 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com
PIANO HAPPY HOUR Jason Fuller, Bart King and Kate Morrissey play piano songs in the round.

Music is my meditation.
I hope to see y’all at the shows.
Peace and Love,
Kurt
http://livemusicathensga.com/
https://www.facebook.com/LiveMusicAthensGA

Music This Week Feb 8th thru Feb 14

Hey there,
This week is more like normal with at least three benefits, one a two day event. On Sat. we have the Habitat for Humanity Benefit, the Camp Magik Benefit and the 1st day of the benefit for Girls Rock Athens that continues on Sun. We also have the 2nd Annual Athens Folk Music and Dance Society Winter Concert on Wed.
BTW even though we didn’t have any benefits or fundraisers last week, the Athens Human Rights Festival is always accepting any and all donations. Please get involved, it is looking like the world  and especially the USA is going to need all of us to get involved to protect our human rights as this government seems bent on taking them away.

Music recommendations:
Wednesday, February 8
Flicker Theatre & Bar 9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com
KITH & KIN Newly formed Athens-based folk-rock band.

Georgia Theatre Bob Gruen Q&A and Signing. 6 p.m. $5–$15.
SHEHEHE Local band that draws from old-school punk and arena rock to create a fist-pumping atmosphere.

The Globe 8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721
THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin’ tunes from the ’10s, ’20s and ’30s.

State Botanical Garden of Georgia 7 p.m. $20. www.athensfolk.org
JOHN MCCUTCHEON Legendary, deep-rooted folk singer-songwriter, storyteller and Georgia resident.

Thursday, February 9
Caledonia Lounge 9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com
FORBIDDEN WAVES Surfy local garage-rock combo. Album release show!
THE PLAGUE Original, ballsy rock harkening back to The Stooges, Sonic Youth and The MC5.
THE VG MINUS ’70s-styled power-pop/punk band from Athens.

The Foundry 7:30 p.m. $8 (adv.), $12 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com
ATHENS A-TRAIN BAND Instrumental group performing a special Valentine’s Day set of “sweetheart jazz.”

Georgia Theatre 7 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre.com
ZOSO One of the longest-tenured Led Zeppelin tribute bands.
MAGIC CITY HIPPIES Miami-based indie funk band.

Hotel Indigo 5 p.m. FREE! www.indigoathens.com
JULIE HOLMES Local singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist who specializes in acoustic jams.

No. 3 Railroad Street 6 p.m. www.3railroad.org
THE DIXIELAND 5 Local trad-jazz/Dixieland band that features a front line of trumpet, clarinet and trombone and a rhythm section of piano and tenor banjo.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
ROBBIE DUDE Local DJ spinning “futuristic, hip hop, electro-soul, funky freshness, wine sippin’, bumpin’, grindin’ bass music” performing with friends.

Nowhere Bar 8 p.m. $3. 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, February 10
Caledonia Lounge 9:30 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. This show features Castlevania, Batman and more new game.

Flicker Theatre & Bar 9 p.m. $10. www.flickertheatreandbar.com
PAT REEDY & THE LONGTIME GONERS Traditional country and honky-tonk group from Nashville.
LITTLE COUNTRY GIANTS Old-time folk, country and blues from Rome, GA.

The Foundry 8 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com
BOBBY COMPTON BAND The first Redneck Idol, Bobby Compton sings hard-rockin’ country.
CRESTON MAXEY BAND Group from Winder playing a mix of country and Southern rock.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com
PERPETUAL GROOVE This group has been stirring crowds into a frenzy around the Southeast with its exciting jams and spirited cover tunes.
FUNK YOU Augusta band playing funky, high energy, get-your-dancing-shoes-on jams.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar  p.m. $5. www.hendershotscoffee.com
GYPSY WILDCATS Local group laying classic Django Reinhardt gypsy swing tunes, as well as Americana and old vaudeville standards.

Saturday, February 11
The Foundry Habitat for Humanity Benefit. 7 p.m. $25 (adv.), $30 (door).
RANDALL BRAMBLETT BAND This established Georgia singer-songwriter’s Southern-tinged music pulls from a variety of influences.
DAVE MARR  The former Star Room Boys singer plays a set of his solo material in his deep and resonant country twang.
PACKWAY HANDLE BAND Packway’s “gather around the mic” approach to bluegrass provides sly, hearty original songs and renditions of classic tunes.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar Camp Magik Benefit. 8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com
TEARS IN HEAVEN Local musicians pay tribute to Eric Clapton.

Little Kings Shuffle Club 9 p.m. www.girlsrockathensga.org
BOYS WHO ROCK FOR GIRLS The first of two nights to benefit Girls Rock Athens, featuring music from Nightmare Coast, The Salt Flats, Team Building Exercise, Los Cantares, NSM, Tight Blacks, Fiona No Piana and Bryan Poole.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
MISTER F Eclectic, genre-bending jam band.
EARPHORIK Proggy funk-rock band from Indiana.

The Office Lounge 9 p.m. 706-546-0840
SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll band from Athens.

Sunday, February 12
Cali ‘N’ Tito’s Eastside 7 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087
THE LUCKY JONES Rockin’ rhythm and blues from this local band.

The Foundry 7 p.m. $16 (adv.), $20 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com
ANDY MCKEE Versatile, virtuosic acoustic guitarist and YouTube sensation.
SETH WINTERS Mainstream singer-songwriter with a guitar-driven sound.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com
CRYSTAL BRIGHT AND THE SILVER HANDS Spooky accordian cabaret performed by Crystal Bright and her band.
OH, JEREMIAH Local alt-country band inspired by songwriters like Josh Ritter and Ryan Adams.

Hi-Lo Lounge 7 p.m. www.girlsrockathensga.org
BOYS WHO ROCK FOR GIRLS The second of two nights to benefit Girls Rock Athens, featuring music from Jef Whatley, AJ Griffin, Clay Leverett, Chartreuse, Todd McBride, Marathon States, Dave Marr, Don Chambers, Gift Economy and Five Eight.

The World Famous 8 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens
DAVID BARBE Local luminary and studio engineer performs every Sunday in February with his band the Quick Hooks and featuring different special guests each week.

Monday, February 13
40 Watt Club 7 p.m. $15 (adv.), $17 (door). www.40watt.com
JOYCE MANOR Buzzworthy pop-punk band out of Torrance, CA.
AJJ The Arizona band formerly known as Andrew Jackson Jihad plays energetic folk-punk.
MANNEQUIN PUSSY Garage-punk band.

The Foundry 8 p.m. FREE! www.thefoundryathens.com
SWEETHEART DUETS HOOT This month will highlight musical couples, featuring Jessica and Matthew Williams, Marie Davon and Andrew Heaton, Julia McDermott and Carl Rapp, Vicki and Rob McMaken, Jean Moon and Pat Harrell, Denise and Dave D’Angelo, Connie Muscenti and Colin Ramirez and Soleil Ouimet and Bernard Cook. Susan Staley opens with her sweetheart and hosts the show.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
MUSCLE SHOALS MONDAY Local artists pay tribute to the Alabama hotspot.

Tuesday, February 14
Georgia Theatre 7 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com
ANDERS OSBORNE Singer-songwriter playing rock with hints of R&B.
THE GHOST OF PAUL REVERE Popular neo-folk quartet.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 6 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com
PIANO HAPPY HOUR Jason Fuller, Bart King and Kate Morrissey play piano songs in the round.

Music is my meditation.
I hope to see y’all at the shows.
Peace and Love,
Kurt
http://livemusicathensga.com/
https://www.facebook.com/LiveMusicAthensGA

Music This Week Feb 1st thru Feb 7th

Hey there,
The AHRF fundriser last Sat. was a great success. Thank you so much to  Rev. Conner Mack Tribble, More Popular Than Klaatu and Caroline Aiken &  Catch a C.A.B. who supplied the fantastic music, The Office Lounge for providing the venue and their staff and support, Michael Pierce for the great poster for the event, Rick Scheuerman for the lighting and backgrounds and everyone who helped make the AHRF fundraiser such a fantastic success.
Unless I missed one,this is one of the few weeks when Athens doesn’t have a fundraiser or benefit scheduled. If you have a weekly budget for donations now would be a good time to donate to the AHRF.

Music recommendations:
Wednesday, February 1
Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
JAHMAN BRAHMAN Jam-rock band featuring fluid progressions and funky riffs.

Thursday, February 2
Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $18 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com
ANGEL OLSEN With a stunning voice and an ear for detail, this songwriter and guitarist crafts poignant, sweeping music.
CHRIS COHEN Captured Tracks musician and Deerhoof/Ariel Pink collaborator performs a set of his psych-pop.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com
OLD SKOOL PRESENTS… Former members of Old Skool Trio Jason Fuller (keys and vox) and Seth Hendershot (drums and vox) are getting together with friends to bring you some of their favorite sounds.

Hotel Indigo 5 p.m. FREE! www.indigoathens.com
JULIE HOLMES Local singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist who specializes in acoustic jams.

Live Wire 10 p.m. FREE! www.livewireathens.com
TECROPOLIS Athens’ longest-running electronic dance music series, with special guests.

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, February 3
Caledonia Lounge 9 p.m. $10 (21+), $12 (18-20). www.caledonialoounge.com
ROADKILL GHOST CHOIR Folk-influenced psych-rock six-piece from Athens. EP release show!
CHIEF SCOUT Bracing local rock band led by songwriter Trey Rosenkampff.
OAK HOUSE Melodic and complex post-rock group from Athens and Atlanta.

Flicker Theatre & Bar 9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com
DOUG HOYER Local chamber-pop singer-songwriter. Album-release show!
HARLOT PARTY Local folk-rock project led by songwriter KyKy Renee Knight.
NICHOLAS MALLIS & THE BOREALIS Mallis’ music is “a cross between David Bowie, The Ventures, and a little bit of Neil Diamond.”

The Foundry 8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com
SONS OF SAILORS Jimmy Buffet cover band, featuring members of the Tony Pritchett Band.

Georgia Theatre7 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre.com
TINSLEY ELLIS In-demand blues guitarist who has performed with Buddy Guy, The Allman Brothers, Gov’t Mule, Widespread Panic and more.
REVEREND TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Good old-fashioned rock and roll from Athens mainstay Tribble and his band.
ACROSS THE WIDE Southern rock band from Cumming with bluegrass influence.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. $5. www.hendershotscoffee.com
MISTER TIE DYE Local  nine-piece improvisational fusion group.

Saucehouse Barbeque 7 p.m. FREE! www.saucehousebbq.com
JULIE HOLMES Local singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist who specializes in acoustic jams.

Saturday, February 4
Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $16 (adv.), $18 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com
PARQUET COURTS High-energy, guitar-driven indie rock band from New York.
MARY LATTIMORE Philadelphia-based harpist with an improvisational, experimental approach.
BEIJE Atlanta-based post-punk group.

The Globe 8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.jazzathensga.org
DARREN ENGLISH The acclaimed South African jazz trumpeter will be joined by Athens group Trio Deluxe for a special performance.

Go Bar 10 p.m. $3. 706-546-5609
NONCONNAH Ambient, ethereal, cinematic drones from this Tennessee-based husband and wife duo.
THIRD EYE STIR FRY A sound art project from Sean McDonald of MMM Sound.
LEISURE SERVICE Michael Pierce plays a set of blown out, bass-heavy techno.
THE ELECTRIC NATURE Athens-based experimental drone and noise-rock outfit.
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. $7. www.hendershotscoffee.com
DOUG KEES & MOONSHINE Featuring Chris Burroughs, the group will perform music from Led Zeppelin II and IV.

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 Street7:30 p.m. www.3railroad.org
REDSTONE RAMBLERS Local blues-folk group led by songwriter Mark Wilmot.

The Office Lounge 9 p.m. 706-546-0840
SACRED HOLLOW Local hard rock band influenced by Tool, Sevendust, Soundgarden and more.

Southern Brewing Company 2:30 p.m. www.sobrewco.com
QUIG AND THE BOYS Local rock band playing old, new, blues and rock with a twist.

Sunday, February 5
The World Famous 8 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens
DAVID BARBE Local luminary and studio engineer performs every Sunday in February with his band the Quick Hooks and featuring different special guests each week.

Monday, February 6
Lamar Dodd School of Art 5 p.m. FREE! art.uga.edu
HISTORIC SUNSETS Athens-based experimental pop quartet that draws influence from freak-folk and French dream-pop.

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, February 7
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.

The World Famous 9 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens
FIRST TUESDAY A monthly hip hop showcase hosted by Montu Miller, featuring an album-release performance from Atlanta’s G-Money, as well as Athens rapper Dictator and poet Maxim Debonair.

Music is my meditation.
I hope to see y’all at the shows.
Peace and Love,
Kurt
http://livemusicathensga.com/
https://www.facebook.com/LiveMusicAthensGA