Music This Week Dec 2nd thru Dec 8th

Hey there,
I keep running into more problems winterizing the greenhouse. Nothing major, just time consuming. I probably won’t make many shows this week. There are some great out of towners with Dopapod, Nth power, Roadkill Ghost Choir and Rising Appalachia at the top of my list. Thursday is always the hardest day to make a choice. It’s between Old Skool Trio, Mother Fore and Dopapod with Nth Power.
I have finally posted the Fabulous Bird and Kenosha Kid show. I also posted Mina Wegner and Feelin Groovy as well as my favorite yearly celebration, Kenny and The Bashers. Enjoy.

Music recommendations:
Wednesday, December 2
Live Wire 8 p.m. FREE!
OPEN MIC & LATE NIGHT JAM Drums, keys and amps are provided. Come share your music, jam with other musicians, and have a great time!

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

Thursday, December 3
Caledonia Lounge p.m. $15 (21+), $17 (18–20).
SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS Campy, long-running psychobilly band from North Carolina

40 Watt Club 8 p.m. $5.
MOTHER FORE Local band influenced by Pink Floyd.
NUCLEAR TOURISM Young local rock group playing covers and originals.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $14 (door).
DOPAPOD Jam-funk band from Brooklyn.
THE NTH POWER Groovy five-piece soul band, featuring artists associated with acts from Beyonce to Lettuce.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m.
OLD SKOOL PRESENTS… OLD SKOOL 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 jazz sounds.

Live Wire 11 p.m. FREE!
TECROPOLIS Athens’ longest-running electronic dance music series, with special guests Organik and Varient.

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, December 4
Buffalo’s Café 9 p.m. $10.
THE SPLITZ BAND This band’s impressively wide range encompasses classic Motown, funk, disco and both old-school and contemporary R&B.

Buffalo’s Café 8 p.m. $15 (adv), $18 (door).
ELVIS AND HIS TCB BAND Elvis impersonator Chris Shupe’s performance features The Burning Love Brass. This is a special Christmas show.

Caledonia Lounge 9 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (18–20).
T. HARDY MORRIS AND THE HARDKNOCKS Dead Confederate frontman and his band perform a set of pedal steel-tinged grunge-folk.
ROADKILL GHOST CHOIR Folk-influenced psych-rock six-piece from Athens via Deland, FL.

The Foundry 7:30 p.m. $18 (adv.), $22 (door).
RAY WYLIE HUBBARD The Texas cowpunk/country legend performs a career-spanning set of songs.
AARON LEE TASJAN Nashville artist whose lyrics include insight, brutal honesty and humor.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. $5.
GUMSHOE Lean, darkly evocative rock songs with vivid imagery, courtesy of frontman Andy Dixon’s weirdo-as-Everyman lyrics.
THE DICTATORTOTS These longtime Athenian chaos-cultivators stomp about and trash the night with post-grunge grooves.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
ALBATROSS Athens group creating an upbeat mixture of jazz, blues and funk.

Saturday, December 5
Bishop Park Athens Farmers Market. 10 a.m. FREE!
CAROLINE AIKEN One of Athens’ most talented and respected performing songwriters. Her bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

Flicker Theatre & Bar 9 p.m.
ATHENS TANGO PROJECT Local group playing Argentine tango, featuring the upright bass talent of Laura Camacho.

40 Watt Club 8 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door).
LONNIE HOLLEY Visual artist and musician from Atlanta.
JOHN FERNANDES & ALEC LIVADITIS Two local experimental musicians team up for a duo set.
HALF ACID Greg O’Connell experiments with synths and talk boxes.
VERNON THORNSBERRY Longtime local townie performs a set of his experimental, jazz- and folk-influenced music.

The Foundry 8:30 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door).
MOSES MO’S TWO TON MESSAGE Side project from Mother’s Finest guitarist Moses Mo.
CAROLINE AIKEN One of Athens’ most talented songwriters plays with an all-star group featuring John Keane, Tom Ryan, Dean Quinter and Eddie Glikin.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $15 (adv), $17 (door).
RISING APPALACHIA New Orleans, LA-based sister duo that plays world, folk and soul music.
CICADA RHYTHM Acoustic guitar and upright bass duo playing bluegrass-tinged indie-folk, filled with paired vocal harmonies.
AROUNA DIARRA Burkina Faso native musician based in Asheville, NC.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m.
SCOTT LOW & THE SOUTHERN BOUILLON The local Americana singer-songwriter leads his rootsy, rocking band.
PULLIN’ STRINGS Bluegrass band from Greene County playing a mix of originals and covers from the likes of The Grateful Dead and Bob Dylan.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
ISAAC BRAMBLETT BAND Southern soul singer backed by a rockin’ homegrown Georgia band.

The Office Lounge 9 p.m. 706-546-0840
THE FLAMETHROWERS Athens-based surf band.

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

Sunday, December 6
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 6:30 p.m. $5.
HOG-EYED MAN Local instrumental duo that plays traditional Appalachian music. This is a CD release show featuring special guests, and admission is free for kids.

Monday, December 7
Creature Comforts Brewery Industry Night. 5:30 p.m. FREE (service industry workers), $12.
HANK & CUPCAKES Brooklyn-based electro/disco-pop band.
CHIEF SCOUT Bracing local rock band led by songwriter Trey Rosenkampff.
THE HERNIES Local indie rock band led by songwriter Henry Barbe.

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, December 8
Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $5.
THE FUNK BROTHERHOOD Local party band performs a nonstop dance party featuring horn-driven hits.
ROBBIE DUDE Local DJ spinning “futuristic, hip hop, electro-soul, funky freshness, wine sippin’, bumpin’, grindin’ bass music.”
CRAIG WATERS & THE FLOOD Local blues guitarist and songwriter.

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 not sure of my schedule. Probably Dopapod and Nth Power on Thurs but may do Mother Fore and Nuclear Tourism instead. Friday if I make it to town will be Albatross.  Monday will be Blues Night with Big C and Tues will probably be Funk Brotherhood.
I hope to see y’all at the shows.
Peace and Love,

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