Music This Week Jan 9th thru Jan 15th

Hey there,
The Flagpole is back from vacation but have yet another format for their info. I like it but this may be TMI, please let me know.
Music recommendations:
Wednesday, January 9
Farm 255 8–10 p.m. FREE! www.farm255.com
DIAL INDICATORS Local jazz act featuring Jeremy Roberts on guitar and George Davidson on tenor saxophone.
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com
THE HOBOHEMIANS This six-piece, acoustic band utilizes banjo, ukulele, flute, accordion, saxophone, piano, various percussion, drums and bass to perform popular American and European roots music of the 1910s, ’20s and ’30s: a potent mix of proto-jazz, blues and folk.
Green Room 7 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com
CARL LINDBERG & FRIENDS Beloved local latin-jazz bassist performs a mix of standards and originals.
Thursday, January 10
Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742
SNAP! Organ-heavy funk/jazz tunes delivered by locals Jason Fuller (keys, vocals), Benji Shanks (guitar), Carlton Owens (drums) and Stephen Spivey (bass).
Green Room 10 p.m. FREE! www.greenroomathens.com
THE DISTRICT ATTORNEYS This Atlanta/Athens group plays breezy, beachy Americana.
RUBY THE RABBITFOOT Formerly Ruby Kendrick, this local singer-songwriter has a sweet voice and prodding, poignant lyrics.
Go Bar 8 p.m. 706-546-5609
MATT JOINER Local guitarist draws inspiration from blues and classic rock.
Terrapin Beer Co. 5:30–7:30 p.m. $12. www.terrapinbeer.com
Grateful Dead Listening Party
Travel back in time with a recording of The Grateful Dead performing live at the Fox Theatre on Dec. 10, 1971, tye-dye t-shirts and a market of local artists. Donations benefit Petzone Dog Rescue.
Friday, January 11
40 Watt Club 9 p.m. $8 (21+), $10 (18+). www.40watt.com
DEAD CONFEDERATE With its moody, dark weaving of Southern rock and grunge, Dead Confederate is quickly ascending in popularity across the nation and beyond. Celebrating the release of a new EP, Peyote People.
EASTER ISLAND Lush, post-rock influenced shoegaze with sweet, pop melodies, tender harmonies and shimmering guitars.
JOHN FRENCH AND THE BASTILLES Songwriter John French’s sincere acoustic compositions are backed by a group of musicians with country and rock influences.
Caledonia Lounge 9:30 p.m. $5 (21+) $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com
MAD AXES Local psych-rap group celebrates the release of its new album, You Are the Real Monster. See Calendar Pick on p. 18.
MOTHS Jacob Morris plays a mostly acoustic sort of ’70s folk-rock with a pop sensibility and an inevitable psychedelic tinge.
NATIONAL ANTHEM High-energy rock band featuring members of Reptar, Marriage and Big C & the Velvet Delta.
RITVALS Junk-rock band featuring members of Muuy Biien.
Georgia Theatre 9 p.m. $7. www.georgiatheatre.com
THE HEAVY PETS An R&B rock band known for its energized live performances.
SUMILAN Technically proficient musicians playing progressive jam rock.
HIGHER LEARNING Combines “a sonic palette of rock, electronica, jazz, hip-hop, ambient and world music.”
The Office Lounge 9 p.m. 706-546-0840
CAROLINE AIKEN One of Atlanta’s most talented and respected performing songwriters. Her bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance. She’ll be joined this evening by John Pagano and Eddie Glikin
Saturday, January 12
Farm 255 11 p.m. FREE! www.farm255.com
LAZY LOCOMOTIVE New local group featuring members of Fuzzbucket, Juice Box and High Strung String Band.
Amici11 p.m. FREE! 706-353-0000
JUICE BOX Funky, groove-laden rock from Athens.
Flicker Theatre & Bar
9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com
COPPERMOUTH New rock/Americana band featuring Christopher Henderson, Ron Winders (Dusty Lightswitch), Mike Gavrieldes (Splinterbelly, Sweet Knievel) and Ethan Davis.
BRAYSON WERTZ Local singer-songwriter backed by cello and mandolin.
KEN WILL MORTON With his gritty, soulful rasp, Morton trudges through Americana’s roots with rock and roll swagger and a folksinger’s heart.
Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre.com
THE INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS Improvised string band music with country and bluegrass underpinnings.
THE HONEYCUTTERS Americana act from Asheville, NC.
The Melting Point Back to School Show! 9 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (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.
Sunday, January 13
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar SJ Ursrey’s birthday party! 8 p.m. $2.
CHASED BY BEARS Formerly Frangipani Mayo, this local band features SJ Ursrey, Mandy Branch and Forrest Leffer.
CLAIRE CAMPBELL Gorgeous folk tunes from half of Hope for Agoldensummer.
 Athens Holiday House – Pot Luck @ 6:00pm Music @ 7:00pm
JACK WILLIAMS Folk from West Fork, AR  www.JACKWILLIAMSMUSIC.com
For more info contact:  athensholidayhouse@gmail.com.
Hurry there are only 50 seats available for this special house concert.
Monday, January 14
The Melting Point 8 p.m. FREE! www.meltingpointathens.com
THE HOOT! Monthly showcase put on by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society. Tonight’s show will feature the Americana/world music stylings of Adam Klein, plus rockin’ R&B from The Lucky Jones and Celtic folk from Kiss Your Darlings. Susan Staley and Joe Willey host.
Tuesday, January 15
Green Room  6 p.m. FREE! www.greenroomathens.com
KENOSHA KID Centered around the instru-improv jazz compositions of guitarist Dan Nettles, Kenosha Kid also features bassist Robby Handley and drummer Marlon Patton. The group is packed with music, mischief, general mayhem, and offers a sound far from the middle of the road, serving noise-rock fans and jam band listeners equally.
Nowhere Bar Tuesday Night Confessional. 9 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742
FESTER HAGOOD This local songwriter sings in a soft drawl that accents his simple, plucked country songs.
EMILY JACKSON Self-taught folk singer-songwriter on the rise.
THE LAW BAND Country-rock band from Atlanta.
ISAAC BRAMBLETT Local country, folk and Southern rock singer-songwriter
I’m not sure of my schedule this week. I am under self imposed house detention as I have pink eye, probably hard to diagnose due to chronic red eye. I won’t go out until I am no longer contagious. I hope to see y’all at the shows.
Peace and Love,
Kurt
http://livemusicathensga.com/

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