Music This Week July 20th thru July26th

Hey there,
Super quickie, I’m trying to get to Hendershot’s by 8 pm tonight to hear Brian Smith one of the best guitarists on the planet.
Don’t miss the Camp Amped Finale @ Nuçi’s Space Sat. and Slopfest.
I should have Dan Nettles and P-Grove shows posted tomorrow as well as starting to post the 4th of July private party I was at.

Music recommendations:
Wednesday, July 20
Georgia Theatre On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE!
JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers’ keyboardist plays your favorite yacht rock, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs.

Thursday, July 21
The Foundry 7:30 p.m. $5–7.
THE WELFARE LINERS This five-piece bluegrass unit blends classic tunes with melodic, high lonesome originals.

Georgia Theatre 11:30 p.m. On the rooftop. FREE!
GIMME HENDRIX Local Jimi Hendrix cover band.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. FREE!
LIQUID DYNAMITE Local jam-rock group featuring Dwayne Holloway.

Little Kings Shuffle Club 9 p.m. $8 (wristband), $5 (door).
SLOPFEST Night one of the four-night festival, featuring Cabbage Looper, Flight Mode USA, Tabloid, High, Linda and Blunt Bangs.

Live Wire 8 p.m. $10.
IKE STUBBLEFIELD & FRIENDS Soulful R&B artist Ike Stubblefield is a Hammond B3 virtuoso who cut his teeth backing Motown legends like the Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. He’ll be joined by special guest Mike Seal of the Jeff Sipe Trio.
REDSTONE RAMBLERS Local blues-folk group led by songwriter Mark Wilmot.

Lumpkin Street Station 10 p.m.
DIABLO SANDWICH & THE DR. PEPPERS New local band featuring Bo Hembree, Adam Poulin and Scotty Nicholson.

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, July 22
Caledonia Lounge 9 p.m. $8 (21+), $10 (18-20).
T. HARDY MORRIS Dead Confederate frontman performs a solo set of his folky, lived-in tunes.
A. SINCLAIR Garage-rock band from Austin, TX.
TEDO STONE Rootsy, Atlanta-based Americana band with a touch of psychedelic fuzziness.

Georgia Theatre 9 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door).
GEORGE PORTER JR. & RUNNIN’ PARDNERS The former Meters bassist and his band play funky, New Orleans-style R&B.
SAM LEWIS Bluesy, Nashville-based singer-songwriter.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. $5.
KINKY WAKIKI Steel-guitar based instrumental group with Pacific sounds.
THE MYSTERY MEN? Enigmatic members of the instrumental surf

Little Kings Shuffle Club 7 p.m. $8 (wristband), $5 (door).
SLOPFEST Night two of the four-night festival, featuring Lozo and Lord Bitter, The Trespasser, Ye Olde Sub Shoppe, Dirty Blondes, Christopher Without His Liver, V8 Death Car, Reap, Hot Fudge, The Rodney Kings, The Fuzzlers, Mr. Clit & the Pink Cigarettes and Twinki.

Nowhere Bar SkyFest. 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
THE BAND PIANO Rock and roll trio that performs loud and devilishly heartbreaking blues.
LIQUID DYNAMITE Local jam-rock group featuring Dwayne Holloway.

The Office Lounge 8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840
CHRIS MCKAY BAND Local songwriter and former Critical Darlings frontman performs with his new band.
JACK REED No info available.
JUSTIN SHEFFIELD No info available.

Saturday, July 23
7 p.m.
THE DICTATORTOTS These longtime Athenian chaos-cultivators stomp about and trash the night with post-grunge grooves.
CHRIS MCKAY Local songwriter and Critical Darlings frontman plays a solo set.

Bishop Park Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE!
FESTER HAGOOD This local songwriter sings in a soft drawl that accents his simple, plucked country songs. (8 a.m.)
PICKAWAY No info available. (10 a.m.)

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. $5.
THE LANES Project featuring brothers Kevin and Matt Lane with Richard Mikulka on guitar and Chuck Bradburn on bass playing power-pop in the vein of The Possibilities.
TODD MAY Singer-songwriter in the vein of Jackson Browne and The Jayhawks.

Little Kings Shuffle Club 7 p.m. $8 (wristband), $5 (door).
SLOPFEST Night three of the four-night festival, featuring Russell Stansbury, Louie Larceny, Harsh Words, Feather Trade, Seagulls, Karbomb, Savagist, Vincas, The Powder Room, Motherfucker and Hayride.

Nowhere Bar SkyFest. 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
SHOWTIME Elite tha Showstoppa’s band plays eclectic hip-hop mixed with rockin’ funky soul.
STEREO GLASS No info available.

Nuçi’s Space 7 p.m. FREE!
CAMP AMPED FINALE SHOW Camp Amped concludes with bands of young musicians showcasing the originals and covers they learned during camp.

Sunday, July 24
Big Dog’s on the River Rhythm on the River. 2 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.

Hi-Lo Lounge 8 p.m. $8 (wristband), $5 (door).
SLOPFEST Night four of the four-night festival, featuring Donny Knottsville, Hunger Anthem, Shehehe and Deep State.

Monday, July 25
Georgia Theatre

On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. FREE!
DODD FERRELLE & THE WINTERVILLAINS Folk-rock group led by songwriter and Winterville Mayor Dodd Ferrelle.
THE RONDO RIGS Electric fiddle trio with roots in traditional American styles.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
MINGLEWOOD MONDAY Local artists pay tribute to the Grateful Dead.

Tuesday, July 26
Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
SESSIONS WITH D-KAPS Enjoy an evening of fresh live tunes.

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

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