Music This Week Jan 25th thru Jan 31st

Hey there,
A real quickie. I wanted to make sure y’all know that this Saturday the 28th at 8 pm @ The Office Lounge is the benefit for the 39th Athens Human Rights festival. The festival is May 6th & 7th. Please come to the Office and join us for some fantastic music and great people.
Thank you to Reverend Tribble, More popular than Klaatu,  Caroline Aiken and all the fantastic musicians who are donating their time and talents but also a big thank you to The Office Lounge. They have been a fantastic supporter of the AHRF for years.

Music recommendations:
Wednesday, January 25
The Foundry 7:30 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door).
DEAD HORSES Milwuakee-based Americana trio.
SARA RACHELE Independent singer-songwriter from Decatur.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. $7.
ULTRAFAUX This trio of two acoustic guitarists and an upright bassist plays music with influences from Romani and Balkan folk to funk, swing and jazz.

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

The Office Lounge 8 p.m. $5. 706-546-0840
BOB HAY & THE JOLLY BEGGARS Long-running local string band that plays the songs of Scottish poet Robert Burns. This is the 15th annual Burns concert!

Thursday, January 26
Caledonia Lounge 9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18-20).
LEE BAINS III & THE GLORY FIRES Gritty, bluesy, socially charged rock and roll band from Alabama.
FIVE EIGHT Legendary Athens rock trio that consistently pumps out boisterous rock and roll.
T. HARDY MORRIS Dead Confederate frontman performs a solo set of his folky, lived-in tunes.

The Foundry 8 p.m. FREE!
GEORGIA JAZZ EDUCATORS JAM Hosted by Georgia State University’s Dr. Gordon Vernick.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. FREE!
ONE TON TOMATO Calypso and Latin jazz ensemble led by local musician Tony McCutcheon.

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, January 27
Caledonia Lounge 9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18-20).
MOTHERFUCKER Hard-driving, riffy local rock and roll trio.
SAVAGIST Heavy-hitting local metal band.
VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.

The Foundry 8 p.m. $10 (adv). $15 (door).
KINCHAFOONEE COWBOYS Country band from Albany, GA.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. SOLD OUT.
JON LANGSTON Georgia-based country songwriter influenced by Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson Tim Mcgraw, Guns N’ Roses, Staind and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
COLE TAYLOR Rising Nashville-based country singer.

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

Saturday, January 28
Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $32 (adv.), $36 (door).
MOE. Long-running, jammy prog rock band out of New York.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m.
KYSHONA ARMSTRONG, SHANNON LABRIE AND JESS NOLAN Nashville trio performs an acoustic in-the-round set as part of their American Dream tour.

Little Kings Shuffle Club 9 p.m. $5.
HOT CORNER HIP HOP Featuring locally grown beats and rhymes by Dope Knife, Warren Peace, John Average and Lil Booly, plus DJ sets by Nate From Wuxtry and an open mic freestyle competition after the show.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
SUMILAN Technically proficient musicians playing progressive jam rock.

The Office Lounge
Athens Human Rights Festival Benefit. 8 p.m. 706-546-0840
REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Local rock and roll fixture.
MORE POPULAR THAN KLAATU Local musicians Timi Conley, Bryan Poole, Peter Alvanos and Michael Guthrie play a set of Beatles favorites.
CAROLINE AIKEN & CATCH A C.A.B. The local folk singer-songwriter performs with her talented backing band.

Sunday, January 29
Cali ‘N’ Tito’s Eastside 7 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087
THE LUCKY JONES Rockin’ rhythm and blues from this local band.

Monday, January 30
Go Bar 11 p.m. 706-546-5609
JONATHAN BROWN Poet turned hip hop artist from New Orleans whose music is characterized by strong and poignant lyrics.
ECHO CONSTANT Local sample-based electronic project.
THE HOLY HELLS Rock trio with “hints of Radiohead and bacon grease.”

The World Famous 11 p.m.
COUCHLOCKED New psychedelic/progressive folk duo.

Tuesday, January 31
Caledonia Lounge 9 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.
ON THE CINDER Three-piece punk/melodic hardcore band from Buffalo, NY.
HUNGER ANTHEM Fuzzed-out, guitar-driven local indie rock band.
BURNS LIKE FIRE Stewed, screwed and tattooed punk rock band from Athens.
HARRY CAREY Reunited version of this mid-’90s Athens rock group fronted by songwriter Jim Willingham.

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

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