Music This Week April 12th thru April 18th

Hey there,
Tons of great music this week.Unfortunately I won’t be in town much this week. I won’t miss Brian Smith at Hendershot’s on Wed and on Sat I’ll be at The Office Lounge for They Only Come Out At Night, a fundraiser for the Athens Human Rights Festival. Y’all please stop by and enjoy. Help us  raise the funds for our 39th festival. I’ll be there with free hugs!

Music recommendations:
Wednesday, April 12
Dos Palmas Restaurant & Cantina 6 p.m. FREE! 706-353-7771
TRE POWELL Local singer-songriter playing bluesy acoustic tunes with soulful vocals.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $20 (door).
STOP LIGHT OBSERVATIONS South Carolina-based garage rock band.
THE VEGABONDS Alternative Americana band from Auburn, AL.
REVEREND Local trio showcasing originals and covering singer-songwriters such as Neil Young, Townes Van Zandt and Howe Gelb.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. FREE!
BRIAN SMITH Classical and avant-garde guitarist who incorporates various looping effects.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
CHRIS PADGETT Local guitar virtuoso and songwriter performs a solo set.

Thursday, April 13
Caledonia Lounge 8:30 p.m. $10 (21+), $12 (18-21).
T HARDY MORRIS AND THE HARDKNOCKS Dead Confederate frontman and his band perform a set of folky, lived-in tunes.
SAINT PÈ Five-piece garage-rock band led by former Black Lips member Ian St. Pé.
LOOSE KNIVES New project from local musician Christian DeRoeck.

Flicker Theatre & Bar 10 p.m.
JULIE HOLMES Local singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist who specializes in acoustic jams.
ELISABETH BECKWITT Folky indie-pop singer-songwriter from Nashville.

40 Watt Club 8 p.m. $10.
ALL THEM WITCHES Heavy, bluesy, spaced-out psych-rock group from Nashville.
RANCH GHOST Nashville-based garage-rockers.

The Foundry 8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door).
THE BAND OF HEATHENS Americana quintet from Austin, TX.

Iron Factory 10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877
JESSICA SRDAR Playing an acoustic set of covers and originals with some pop songs thrown in.
DENDERA BLOODBATH Experimental darkwave with autoharp and electronics of the artist’s own design.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
ROW JOMAH Florida-based funk-rock fusion group.

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, April 14
Caledonia Lounge 9:30 p.m. $8 (21+), $10 (18-21).
CINEMECHANICA Long-running local four-piece math-rock band with metal and punk edges.
THE POWDER ROOM Local sludgy noise-rock trio.
GEOMETERS Three-piece “post-something” band from Brooklyn.

Flicker Theatre & Bar 9 p.m.
JACOB SUNDERLIN Local musician who incorporates elements of noise, folk, ambient and drone.
JOHN & KIRAN FERNANDES Father and son team up for an experimental instrumental set.
CLAIRE CRONIN Singer and poet Cronin plays folk music that’s both delicate and intense.
NAAN VIOLENCE Psychedelic sitar sounds from musician Arjun Kulharya.

40 Watt Club 8 p.m. $5.
SONGS OF VIC CHESNUTT Two-day event featuring more than 40 local artists playing the songs of the late Athens legend

Georgia Theatre On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE!
PALACE DOCTOR Dynamic rock trio fronted by former Modern Skirts bassist Phillip Brantley.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. $5.
AUSTIN DARNELL Local blues singer-songwriter and Darnell Boys member plays a solo set.
ANDREA AND DAVE Cicada Rhythm’s two main songwriters perform.
LEEANN PEPPERS Local singer-songwriter playing sparse, evocative folk music.
LYDIA SERRA No info available.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
T.V. MIKE & THE SCARECROWES Eclectic “cosmic twang stomp” band from the Bay Area via Indiana.
CHRIS PADGETT Local guitar virtuoso and songwriter performs a solo set.

Saturday, April 15
Bishop Park Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE!
DAVID LEINWEBER Leinweber has a repertoire that stretches for miles, tackling classic country, rock, folk and singer-songwriter favorites. (8 a.m.)
MICHAEL WEGNER Local guitarist and member of Whisper Kiss performs. (10 a.m.)

Ciné Barcafé Chess & Community Benefit. 7:30 p.m. $5–$10.
THE WOKE SHOW Featuring hip-hop performances from Ishues, Squalle, Lingua Franca, JerZ, Yung’N Restless, Rise Rashid and Fistful of Steel.

40 Watt Club 8 p.m. $5.
SONGS OF VIC CHESNUTT Two-day event featuring more than 40 local artists playing the songs of the late Athens legend.

The Foundry 8:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door).
DEJA VU Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young tribute group formed by veteran producer John Keane and featuring a supergroup of Athens musicians.

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. $12 (adv.), $15 (door).
ABBEY ROAD LIVE! Beloved local Beatles tribute band known for its attention to detail and musical proficiency. This show is in honor of the 50th anniversary of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band.

Go Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-5609
BANNY GROVE Los Angeles-based experimental electronic-pop project.
MANS TRASH Skewed pop sounds from Mercer West (The Dream Scene, Bubbly Mommy Gun).
SEVERE BLUSH No info available.
REALISTIC PILLOW Local beat-based experimental one-man band.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. $5.
SHAUNA AND THE JAYWALKERS Local artist Shauna Greeson performs original songs with band members Forrest Leffer and Chris Nace.
JOSH DANIELS Athens-based folk singer-songwriter.

The Office Lounge 8 p.m. $5. 706-546-0840
THEY ONLY COME OUT AT NIGHT A fundraiser for the Athens Human Rights Festival, featuring Kellie Divine and The Athens Showgirl Cabaret, Rev. Conner Tribble and hip-hop activist Ricky Simone.

Sunday, April 16
Cali ‘N’ Tito’s Eastside 7 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087
THE LUCKY JONES Rockin’ rhythm and blues from this local band. Every Sunday!

Iron Factory 9:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877
JULIANA MONEY Local singer-songwriter noted for haunting melodies, complex lyricism and inventive guitar solos.

Monday, April 17
Georgia Theatre On the Rooftop. 9 p.m. FREE!
BROCCOLI SAMURAI Electronic-flavored jam band from Cleveland, OH.

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

Tuesday, April 18
The Foundry Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5.
PICKLED HOLLER Local “folk-grass” collective hosts a pickin’ session.

Georgia Theatre On the Rooftop. 9 p.m. FREE!
LORD NELSON Virginia band of “two brothers, one greasy trombone, backbone bass, pocket drums” and “dirty South guitar.”

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
DJ WHOM Local DJ playing a mix of hip hop, ’90s and 2000s music.

Music is my meditation.
I hope to see y’all at the shows.
Peace and Love,

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