Music This Week Jan 4th thru Jan 10th

Hey there,
I hope y’all had a safe and Happy New Year!
May last year’s best day be this year’s worst day and may this be your best year yet.
The new year also means the Athens Human Rights Festival committee is back to weekly meetings. The first meeting is Thurs Jan 12th at 7 pm at Nuci’s Space.
We also have our first fundraiser of the year. It is on Jan 28th @ 8:30 pm @ The Office Lounge with Rev. Tribble, More Popular than Klattu and Caroline Aiken’s Catch a C.A.B.Please come out and join us for a great evening of music and please donate to the cause.

Music recommendations:
Wednesday, January 4
The Foundry 8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door).
HALEM ALBRIGHT BAND A blend of unique songwriting and electrifying guitar work.
THE GET RIGHT BAND Asheville, NC-based funk/rock/boogie trio

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
GRÜT Atlanta-based band that dabbles in electronica, funk and more.

Thursday, January 5
The Foundry 8 p.m. $18 (adv.), $22 (door).
BUTCH TRUCKS AND THE FREIGHT TRAIN BAND Trucks, drummer for and founding member of The Allman Brothers, leads a jazz-influenced jam session.

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.

Nowhere Bar 8 p.m. 706-546-4742
THE BIG SMOOTH Bluesy tunes with soulful vocals courtesy of Tre Powell and company.

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.”

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 6
The Foundry 8 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door).
STEWART & WINFIELD Folk roots driven by vocal harmonies and classic rock vibes. Feturing special guest Bradley Cole Smith.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $7 (adv). $20 (day of).
YACHT ROCK REVUE Georgia’s favorite ’70s light-rock tribute band returns to town to perform a high-octane set of cover songs.

Go Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-5609
MIDNIGHT BOI Alias of local musician Eli Rickli, playing “pseudo-Satanic hip hop.”
STUPID IDIOTS Local experimental group fronted by musician Ash Rickli.
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. $5.
SHAUNA AND THE JAYWALKERS Local artist Shauna Greeson returns from a six-year hiatus to perform new, original songs with band members Forrest Leffer and Chris Nace.
BLIND ORPHAN KITTY Guitar and vocals-driven blues trio influenced

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

Saturday, January 7
The Foundry 8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door).
RANDALL BRAMBLETT BAND This established Georgia singer-songwriter’s Southern-tinged music pulls from a variety of influences.

Georgia Theatre 7 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door).
HOLMAN AUTRY BAND Described as “a little bit of Hank, a little bit of Metallica and a healthy dose of Southern rock.” Fans of bands like the Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynyrd can’t go wrong here.
ERICA SUNSHINE LEE Country singer-songwriter from Elberton. Album release show!
EASTVILLE BELLE New local country/Americana outfit.

The Globe 7:30 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door).
THE ELVIN JONES PROJECT A re-imagining of jazz drummer Jones’ classic work, featuring bassist and bandleader Michael Feinberg and Jones protege Ian Froman, as well as saxophonist Noah Preminger.

Sunday, January 8
ACC Library 3 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650
THE SOLSTICE SISTERS Old-time country ballads, traditional folk and ’40s-style swing with sweet, warm harmonies.

Terrapin Beer Co. 1:30 p.m.
MAD FELLOWS Unplugged ’80s and ’90s cover band from Atlanta.

Monday, January 9
Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
MUSCLE SHOALS MONDAY Local artists pay tribute to the Alabama hotspot.

Tuesday, January 10
40 Watt Club 7 p.m. $21.
ALEJANDRO ESCOVEDO Legendary and influential alternative country statesman. THE MINUS 5 Long-running pop-rock band led by songwriter Scott McCaughey and featuring R.E.M.’s Peter Buck.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $20.
DEERHUNTER Critically-acclaimed noise-pop group from Atlanta, led by talented and eccentric frontman Bradford Cox.

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

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