Music This Week July 8th thru July 14th

Hey there,
I hope y’all had a safe and happy 4th.
I did catch Paula Abdula The Butcher’s incredible show and hope to have it posted soon. I did miss Blues Night, it was almost 1 am when I looked up from editing Purple Hatter. Check out that posting, there a lot of really great shows. The last two Dubconscious shows were the first posted. More to come. Enjoy!   I was also trying for
Life the Griot tonight but that’s not gonna happen.

Music recommendations:
Wednesday, July 8
The Foundry 7 p.m. $5.
SUMMER JAZZ JUBILEE Hosts Mary Sigalas and Colin Manko celebrate a different jazz subgenre each week, with special guests and a post-show open jazz jam.

Georgia Theatre On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE!
JAY GONZALEZ Solo classic-pop jams from Drive-By Truckers’ keyboardist.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 6 p.m.
KINKY WAIKIKI Relaxing, steel guitar-driven band following the traditions of Hawaiian music.
DJ TONY Spinning laid-back tunes.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
DIABLO SANDWICH & THE DR. PEPPERS New local band featuring Bo Hembree, Adam Poulin and Scotty Nicholson.

Thursday, July 9
Boar’s Head Lounge 10 p.m. 706-369-3040
LEAVING COUNTRIES AND FRIENDS Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a “mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics.”

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. FREE!
JAZZ JAM Some of our town’s most talented jazz musicians get together at this monthly happening. Bring your axe, or grab a brew and a table and give an ear.

Lumpkin Street Station 10 p.m.
ISAAC BRAMBLETT BAND Southern soul singer backed by a rockin’ homegrown Georgia band.
YAMADEO Reggae-rock band from Tallahassee, FL.

Friday, July 10
The Foundry Motown Downtown. 6:30 p.m. $5 (adv.), $8 (door).
THE HANDS OF TIME Soul, funk, pop, R&B, Motown and classic old-school hits from the ’60s and ’70s that will get you out on the dance floor.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m.
ISAAC BRAMBLETT BAND Southern soul singer backed by a rockin’ homegrown Georgia band.

Iron Factory 10 p.m. 706-395-6877
REDSTONE RAMBLERS Local blues-folk group led by songwriter Mark Wilmot.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
SLOW CLAP Local power trio plays funky fusion-rock.

The Office Lounge 8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840
TANGENTS This country-fried rock group from Watkinsville carries Lynyrd Skynyrd licks and John Mellencamp melodies.

Saturday, July 11
Bishop Park Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE!
ANDREW PAYNE Playing catchy, acoustic roots-rock with thoughtful lyrics and bluegrass instrumentation. (8 a.m.)
TRIO Group led by local singer Marty Winkler performs a set of original material and classic favorites. (10 a.m.)

Flicker Theatre & Bar 9 p.m.
THE DICTATORTOTS These longtime Athenian chaos-cultivators stomp about and trash the night with post-grunge grooves.

40 Watt Club 9 p.m. $5.
CULT OF RIGGONIA Experimental soundscapes with tribal, world music beats and ornate instrumentation.
SALSA CHEST Local experimental electronic group.
JOHN FERNANDES & ALEC LIVADITIS Two local experimental musicians team up for a duo set.
NOSEEUM Lush, shoegaze- and psych-inspired local indie rock band.
DJ FELIX FEAT. LEISURE SERVICE Spinning collaborative sets in between bands.

The Foundry Motown Downtown. 6 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door).
THE GRAINS OF SAND Local band with a four-piece horn section offering up your favorite ’60s and ’70s beach and Motown music. THE SPLITZ BAND This band’s impressively wide range encompasses classic Motown, funk, disco and both old-school and contemporary R&B.

Front Porch Book Store 6 p.m. FREE! 706-372-1236
EMILY JACKSON Self-taught folk singer-songwriter on the rise.

Georgia Theatre On the Rooftop. 9 p.m. FREE!
STONERIDER Atlanta-based rock group.
BROTHER HAWK Bluesy, riff-based rock and roll band from Atlanta.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $8.
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.

Lumpkin Street Station 10 p.m.
ASHLEY RIVERA BAND Country singer-songwriter out of Atlanta.
THE ATHENS BAND Local band playing a mix of rock and roll originals and covers.

Sunday, July 12
Hi-Lo Lounge 8 p.m. $5.
LITTLE GOLD Local group fronted by songwriter Christian DeRoeck, playing garage-rock with country and pop sensibilities.
MOTHS Jacob Morris plays folk-rock with a pop sensibility and an inevitable psychedelic tinge.
MAIL THE HORSE Blues-inspired indie-rock band from Brooklyn, NY.

Monday, July 13
Georgia Theatre On the Rooftop. 7:30 p.m.
JOHNATHAN BRILL Lead guitarist and lead vocalist for Sweet Knievel plays a solo set.
FAYE WEBSTER Folk singer-songwriter from Atlanta.

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

Tuesday, July 14
Caledonia Lounge 9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).
DRIFT Local alternative rock band with blues sensibilities.
MOTHER FORE Local band influenced by Pink Floyd.
ZENITH BLUE Local rock band, formerly known as Feedback.

Georgia Theatre On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. $2.
UNIVERSAL SIGH Athens-based jazz-fusion/funk-oriented rock band that strives to create a unique musical experience with each and every performance.
JAHMAN BRAHMAN Jam rock band self-described as “shred ‘n’ flow” featuring fluid progressions full of funky, wah-wah pedal riffs.

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 am really working hard on the backlog so won’t be out much. Stonerider on Sat is a good possibility, I caught them twice at one of the private parties and really enjoyed them. I’ll try for Jonathan Brill on Mon for some great guitar work. I’ll also try for Mother Fore on Tues for some Floyd.

I hope to see y’all at the shows.
Peace and Love,

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