Music This Week Aug 24th thru Aug 30th

Hey there,
Tons of great music this week. As usual I need clones to catch it all. Especially since I’ll be at Lockn’ with 30,000 others listening to Phish and about 30 other fantastic bands. I’m excited to see the new stage. A 60-foot-by-60-foot stage allows for two different bands to be set up at the same time. One performance will be on the front side, and the 56-foot turntable allows the stage to rotate when the next band is set to perform.
I’m really bummed I’ll miss Moon Taxi, Captain Green, Jim Lauderdale, the Wildwood Revival Americana festival and Adron’s beautiful voice and fantastic whistling.

Music recommendations:
Wednesday, August 24
Creature Comforts Brewery Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE!
JOE WILLEY AND THE MOVING MEN Folk music from the local songwriter and his band.

Georgia Theatre 7 p.m. $25 (adv.), $30 (door).
MOON TAXI Retro-inspired jam band with an eclectic sound featuring unique melodies.
THE NORM Local group that combines funk, reggae, pop, rock and hip hop.
MARADEEN Five-piece rock group from Nashville, TN.

Thursday, August 25
Caledonia Lounge 9 p.m. $12 (21+), $14 (18-20).
THE DARNELL BOYS The three Darnell brothers play and sing country blues originals backed by upright bass, singing saw and junkyard percussion.
RADIOLUCENT Popular local band falling somewhere between Southern rock and pop-country.
CICADA RHYTHM Acoustic guitar and upright bass duo playing bluegrass-tinged indie-folk, filled with paired vocal harmonies.
GRASSLAND STRING BAND Local traditional and progressive bluegrass group.

DePalma’s Italian Cafe 7 p.m. FREE! 706-552-1237 (Timothy Road location)
THE LUCKY JONES Rockin’ rhythm and blues from this local band.

Lumpkin Street Station 10 p.m.
DIABLO SANDWICH & THE DR. PEPPERS Local rock band featuring Bo Hembree, Adam Poulin and Scotty Nicholson.
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Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
CAPTAIN GREEN Funk-fusion band from Baton Rouge, LA.

Saucehouse Barbeque 6 p.m. FREE!
THE SPACE TIME TRAVELERS Atlanta-based funk-rock band.

Friday, August 26 Boar’s Head Lounge 10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040
D-KAPS AND S-WORDS Damian Kapcala and Clint Swords team up for a night of music.

Buffalo’s CafĂ© 7 p.m. $5.
BIG DON BAND Southern-fried local rock group.

Caledonia Lounge 9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18-20).
THE POWDER ROOM Local sludgy noise-rock trio.
MULTICULT Noisy post-punk band from Baltimore.
VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.

Cloverleaf Farm 2 p.m.
WILDWOOD REVIVAL Day one of the Americana festival, featuring Athens Cowboy Choir, The Lone Bellow and live-band karaoke with Heath Haynes and The Hi Dollars.

The Foundry 8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $18 (door).
JIM LAUDERDALE Multiple Grammy-winning Americana/bluegrass artist.
JIM WHITE Winterville-based singer-songwriter with a canny lyrical style and a Southern gothic flair.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m.
WINFIELD & BOYS Seasoned country-rock group from Savannah.
ADAM PAYNE Payne writes songs with a lot of heart that can either make you tear up or laugh out loud.

The Office Lounge 6 p.m. 706-546-0840
REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

The Office Lounge 8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840
THE ORIGINAL SCREWTOPS Crankin’ the blues since 1962.

Saturday, August 27
Bishop Park Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE!
GARY GROSSMAN Local folk artist whose music is informed by his scientific teaching background. (8 a.m.)
M.S.R.P. The Michael Spence Rock Project plays a set of acoustic tunes. (10 a.m.)

Caledonia Lounge 9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18-20).
DOUBLE FERRARI This local band plays virtuosic, high-speed, instrumental rock.
MONSOON Female-fronted local post-punk band that dabbles in rockabilly and new wave.
GRAND VAPIDS This local alt-rock band has a dense, dreamy, slowcore-inspired sound.
JANA HORN The lead singer of Austin band Reservations performs a solo set.

Cloverleaf Farm 11 a.m.
WILDWOOD REVIVAL Day two of the Americana festival, featuring Gillian Welch, Big George Brock, Hackensaw Boys, the Legendary Shack Shakers, Indianola, JP Harris and Susto.

Creature Comforts Brewery 1 p.m.
DIABLO SANDWICH & THE DR. PEPPERS Local band that dabbles in country, bluegrass, jazz, rock and more.

The Foundry 8 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door).
GRASSLAND STRING BAND Local traditional and progressive bluegrass group. EP release show!
SAM BURCHFIELD The Atlanta-based singer-songwriter plays a set of his folk-pop tunes.

Front Porch Book Store 6 p.m. FREE! 706-742-7735
BETWEEN NAYBORS Local trio playing a variety of folk-based music that ranges from ’60s coffeehouse to Richard and Linda Thompson-esque duets to rhythmic, Tom Waits-y rants.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $15.
THE WHIGS Hard-driving former Athens rock trio with heavy pop sensibilities.
MUSIC BAND Psychedelic garage-rock band from Nashville.
CHIEF SCOUT Bracing local rock band led by songwriter Trey Rosenkampff.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m.
ADRON The strong, fluttering voice of Atlanta’s Adrienne McCann meanders through her blend of mellow Tropicalia and low-key jazz.

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

VFW 7 p.m. $15.
THE SENSATIONAL SOUNDS OF MOTOWN Six veteran musicians entertaining crowds in the Southeast for nearly 18 years promise an exciting, live-energy show. Featuring Mr. Motown!

Sunday, August 28
Cloverleaf Farm 10 a.m.
WILDWOOD REVIVAL Day three of the Americana festival, featuring Houndmouth, Lost Bayou Ramblers, Aaron Lee Tasjan, Nellie Pearl, Thayer Sarrano, Ancient Cities, Brian Wright, Julie Rhodes and Sammy Brue

The Foundry 4 p.m. FREE!
NEW SOUTH SHOWCASE Host Caroline Aiken interviews and introduces performers Brian Ashley Jones and The Pussywillows.

Monday, August 29
Flicker Theatre & Bar 9 p.m. $5.
LIVINGDOG Alternative folk singer-songwriter from Asheville, NC.
JOHN FERNANDES The local experimental musician and constant collaborator performs a solo set.
CLAIRE CRONIN Local singer-songwriter by way of Los Angeles who plays delicate, haunting folk music.

The Office Lounge 8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840
UNPLUG & UNWIND A weekly “acoustic fam-jam” hosted by Joey Quiggins.

Tuesday, August 30
The Foundry 7 p.m.
TWO OF US Playing classic love songs. Featuring Kip Jones.

Georgia Theatre On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. FREE!
:LOVESONGS Athens-based experimental band with jazz, electronic and metal influences.

Lumpkin Street Station 10 p.m.
PEELANDER Z Japanese power-pop that utilizes over-the-top costumes and insane props with lots of audience interaction.

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

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