Music This Week Nov 30 thru Dec 6th

Hey there,
Sorry this is so late. I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving.
My Don’t Miss shows are ACLU of Georgia Benefit with Caroline Aiken and Whisper Kiss, Karl Denson, Jason Isbell, Rollin’ Home and Blues Night with Big C.

Music recommendations:
Wednesday, November 30
40 Watt Club 8 p.m. $22 (adv.), $27 (door). www.40watt.com
KARL DENSON’S TINY UNIVERSE Six-piece band out of San Diego, CA that plays “delicious funky soul,” featuring Jimmy Herring of Widespread Panic.

The Foundry 6 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com
THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke. Featuring Scott Baxendale, Nathan Sheppard, Fester Hagood, Chris Hampton, William Tonks & more.

Georgia Theatre 6 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.georgiatheatre.com
JASON ISBELL The acclaimed country-rocker and former Drive-By Truckers guitarist returns to Athens.
WILL JOHNSON The former Centro-matic frontman crafts stark, rugged folk songs.

The Globe 8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721
THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin’ tunes from the ’10s, ’20s and ’30s.

Thursday, December 1
The Foundry 8 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com
ATH ALL-STAR SHOWCASE Witness performances from local hip hop talents Dictator, Milyssa Rose, Yung’N Restless, Tony B, Caufield, Ishues, Ant Breezey, We’re Weird and more. Featuring Chief Rocka and host Montu Miller.

Georgia Theatre 7 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.georgiatheatre.com
JASON ISBELL The acclaimed country-rocker and former Drive-By Truckers guitarist returns to Athens.
WILL JOHNSON The former Centro-matic frontman crafts stark, rugged folk songs.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. FREE!
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.

Bar Georgia 10 p.m. 706-850-9040
TIM MOORE Local Americana singer-songwriter leads on open jam.

Buffalo’s Café 7 p.m. $15 (adv), $18 (door). www.buffaloscafe.com
THE ATHENS KING Elvis impersonator Chris Shupe’s performance features The TCB Band. This is Shupe’s final show after 40 years of the King.

Caledonia Lounge  p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).
HOT CORNER HIP HOP Featuring locally grown beats and rhymes by Cassie Chantel, Alen Edward Thomas, Y.O.D. and Nihlis, plus beats by Immuzikation and an open mic freestyle competition after the show.

40 Watt Club Bungalo Fest. 8 p.m. $10. www.40watt.com
NIFTY EARTH Local electronic-based outfit that also incorporates live instrumentation.
HARVEY FUNKWALKER Athens-based trio steeped in deep funk roots and laced with tinges of jazz, blues and rock.
THE VINYL SUNS Athens-based blues-rock five-piece.
CHRIS PADGETT  Local guitar virtuoso performs with a group of collaborators.
LARKIN CRAWFORD No info available.

The Foundry ACLU of Georgia Benefit. 8 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com
WHISPER KISS Acoustic project featuring Michael Wegner, Shelley Lotus and Karen Bergmann.
CAROLINE AIKEN Aiken’s bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.
HONEYCHILD SJ Ursrey (Dream Boat) plays folky pop songs with romantic themes.

Georgia Theatre7 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.georgiatheatre.com
JASON ISBELL The acclaimed country-rocker and former Drive-By Truckers guitarist returns to Athens.
WILL JOHNSON The former Centro-matic frontman crafts stark, rugged folk songs.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com
OAES NIGHT OF MUSIC An evening of live music benefiting Oglethorpe Avenue Elementary School.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
THE ROYAL VELVET Three-piece local rock band with Chris “CreeMo” Moore.

Saturday, December 3
Bishop Park Athens Farmers Market. 10 a.m. FREE!
DAVE HOWARD Singer-songwriter plays his own material as well as Americana covers.

Caledonia Lounge 9 p.m. www.caledonialounge.com
BIT BRIGADE Local supergroup plays the soundtrack to a video game while Noah McCarthy plays—and beats—the game onstage.
LAZER/WULF This avant-metal instrumental trio mixes in prog, thrash and more for a high-energy live show.
THE BRONZED CHORUS North Carolina duo that makes a melodic and lyrical bang despite its small size.

Flicker Theatre & Bar 9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com
FUTURE LIVES Athens-based Cali-country project from King of Prussia songwriter Brandon Hanick.
FABULOUS BIRD Catchy, lo-fi indie rock with the character of old guitars and drums that’ve been collecting dust in a garage for years.
TANGO HAMBRE Local project featuring members of Klezmer Local 42, Hot Club of Athens and The Darnell Boys.
DAVEY WRATHGABAR Visitations frontman performs a solo set of psychedelic folk.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com
JONATHAN BYRD Lauded North Carolina-based songwriter who brings together the Texas songwriting tradition with Southern storytelling and hot guitar-picking.
CORIN RAYMOND Canadian singer-songwriter.

The Office Lounge 9 p.m. 706-546-0840
ROLLIN’ HOME Local Southern rock band.

Terrapin Beer Co. 4:30 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com
THE LUCKY JONES Rockin’ rhythm and blues from this local band.

The World Famous 10:30 p.m. $3.
MIND BRAINS Local supergroup playing experimental pop music with skewed sensibilities.
RICHARD GUMBY Local psych-rock project led by songwriter Scott Crossman.
LADY DUG Experimental, Florida-based synth-and-beats project.
WILD ABANDON Songwriter Jesse Kennedy’s experimental folk project.

Sunday, December 4
ACC Library 3 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org
TRIO Athens-based singers Marty Winkler, Kate Morrissey and Lis Cesnik Ferguson perform with special guest percussionist Tony Oscar in an a cappella holiday celebration.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 4 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com
ASM ROCKCITAL Athens School of Music students perform.

Monday, December 5
Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
BLUES NIGHT WITH BIG C Nobody in Athens sings the blues quite like Big C. Expect lots of soulful riffs, covers and originals.

Music is my meditation.
I hope to see y’all at the shows.
Peace and Love,
Kurt
http://livemusicathensga.com/
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