Music This Week Nov 5th thru Nov 11th

Hey there,
Of course SCI’s 7 shows, Particle, Beats Antique, Keller Williams, Jonathan Scales Fourchestra, EOTO & Joe Russo’s Almost Dead were my favorites from Hulaween. Lots of problems with electricity to recharge batteries so some sets missed. A shout out to Mark (fellow taper) for providing batteries for Sun night.
NO sleep! Silent Disco wasn’t silent, kept everyone up until 4-5 am Fri & Sat. Absolutely recommend going to next year’s Hulaween. Fantastic vibe. Incredible music. Fantastic people. Don’t ever miss!
My first post for Hulaween will be Jonathan Scales Fourchestra. Please check it out and then come to their  show at New Earth the 19th with Nth Power. Anyone wanting to hear some incredible bass, check out Cody Wright’s videos in the link above. I believe The PoBoys are opening. I highly recommend.
Lots of great things going on this week. My real bummer is missing Carl Palmer.I love and saw ELP many times. One time I was 7th row from stage in front of speakers. The opening blast of music literally knocked me off my feet into my seat. I had to move my seat back to the center of the arena. The pressure from the music made it hard to breath.  Another time during Tarkus Keith Emerson was pushing his keyboard back and forth walking it across stage when it fell over and broke. He had to finish the concert without it. Always a fantastic psychedelic show.
Bear Creek next!!!
I have a friend with a ticket for all 4 days and camping for $195. It is $215 plus fees now thru Nov 5th and goes to $225 and $245 at gate. Contact me if interested.

Nuçi’s Space launched “Reconstruction of the Steeple,” an Indiegogo campaign to restore the dilapidated landmark to its former glory.Important! The campaign will wrap up on Dec. 13, don’t bogart.

Music recommendations:
Wednesday, November 5
Flicker Theatre & Bar Athens AMP. 9 p.m. $5.
POWERKOMPANY Local pop duo featuring the crisp, soaring vocals of Marie Davon, playing folk songs enhanced with slickly produced electronic instrumentation courtesy of Andrew Heaton.

Thursday, November 6
Green Room 9 p.m. $5.
LEE BAINS III & THE GLORY FIRES Gritty, bluesy rock and roll mixed with smooth, twangy R&B. Featuring former members of The Dexateens.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. FREE!
OLD SKOOL TRIO Funk, blues, and jazz featuring Carl Lindberg on bass, Seth Hendershot on drums and Jason Fuller on keys. Playing original compositions and the music of The Funky Meters, Dr. John, War, Funkadelic and more.

Friday, November 7
40 Watt Club 8 p.m. $8.
BOYS WHO ROCK FOR GIRLS Local artists Antlered Auntlord, DJ Quincy, Mike Mantione, Pretty Badger, Futo, Caleb Darnell, Night School and more play a benefit show for local music-education organization Girls Rock Athens.

Max 9 p.m. $5. 706-254-3392
KALIKO Local MC celebrates the release of his new solo album, Fashionably Late. This show also features performances by The Swank, Duddy Ken, Blacknerdninja, LG, Dictator, Billy D Brell, Lil Redd, Tee Roy 300, 3 Feet, Chrismis and Dan Sohi.

The Melting Point 8:30 p.m. $25 (adv.), $30 (door).
CARL PALMER’S ELP LEGACY The legendary Emerson, Lake and Palmer drummer performs a set of progressive rock and fusion.

New Earth Athens 7 p.m. $10.
CHILLOUT MUSIC FESTIVAL Second annual festival, showcasing funk, reggae, rock and jam bands from all over the Southeast. Acts include Bad JooJoo, Five40, Sun-Dried Vibes, TreeHouse, Jahman Brahman and Dub Architect.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
SNAP! Organ-heavy funk/jazz tunes delivered by locals Jason Fuller, Benji Shanks, David Yoke, Carlton Owens and Stephen Spivey.

Nuçi’s Space 7 p.m. $5.
WRENN Up-and-coming local pop singer. Album release show! This show will also feature performances from classical pianist Kaylea Notarthomas, UGA’s Cirque & Acrobatics Club and a breakdancing battle between B-Boy Killa Wes and B-Boy Moo.

Saturday, November 8
Bishop Park Athens Farmers Market. 10 a.m. FREE!
KEN WILL MORTON BAND With his gritty, soulful rasp, Morton trudges through Americana’s roots with rock and roll swagger and a folksinger’s heart. (10 a.m.)

Caledonia Lounge nMo Fall Brawl 2. 9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).
10 FINGERS STRONG Hardcore metal that also delves into rapcore in the style of Rage Against the Machine.
CALL ME ISHMAEL Death metal outfit from Clermont, GA.
UNSOUND CONDITION  Hardcore-inflected metal group from Atlanta.

College Square Spotlight + Slingshot. 4 p.m. FREE!
BIG STAR THIRD A group of all-star musicians, including R.E.M.’s Mike Mills and The Posies’ Ken Stringfellow, pay tribute to legendary power-pop group Big Star.
THE GLANDS The cult-favorite Athens pop-rock band returns for a rare show.
NEW MADRID Echoing and atmospheric local buzz band with folky vocals and swift, proficient guitar plucks.
RUBY THE RABBITFOOT Pop group led by songwriter Ruby Kendrick, a local singer-songwriter with a sweet voice and prodding, poignant lyrics.
BLACKNERDNINJA Eugene Willis delivers bookish, explosive rhymes over organic, high-energy beats.

Little Kings Shuffle Club 10 p.m. FREE!
THE NEW SOUND OF NUMBERS Experimental pop and post-punk project led by Hannah Jones, visual artist and percussionist for Supercluster.
BOOTY BOYZ DJs Immuzikation, Twin Powers and Z-Dog spin dance hits into the night.

New Earth Athens 9 p.m. $10.
TURKUAZ Playing instrumental funk and a wide mix of genres from power-pop to R&B.
JUBEE & THE MORNING AFTER Smooth, soulful hip-hop featuring local MC JuBee and his band of electric rockers.
THE BROADCAST Soulful rock band from Asheville, NC.

Sunday, November 9
The World Famous 7:30 p.m. $5.
THOLLEM MCDONAS World-renowned jazz pianist.
THE TINY JAZZ ARKESTRA Featuring members of the Athens A-Train Band, POC and original members of Efren playing original and standard jazz tunes.

Monday, November 10
Caledonia Lounge 9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).
VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.
TTOTALS Heavy blues-rock group from Nashville.

Georgia Theatre Yes, We Can! Release Party. 8 p.m. FREE!
PROGRAMS Former duo has now expanded into a full-blown dance-pop project.
STONERIDER Atlanta-based rock group.
VELVETEEN PINK This quartet of funksters (including DJ Alfredo of Immuzikation) plays electro-based, groove-laden, upbeat stuff in the Prince, Stevie Wonder and Jamiroquai style.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. FREE!
THE HOOT Monthly showcase put on by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society. This month’s Hoot features Ken Will Morton, Sista Rogaz and The Gentry. Susan Staley opens and hosts.

Normaltown Hall 8 p.m.
CICADA RHYTHM Acoustic guitar and upright bass duo playing bluegrass-tinged indie folk, filled with paired vocal harmonies.
SARA RACHELE Independent singer-songwriter from Decatur, GA.

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

Tuesday, November 11
Go Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-5609
TWO’S DAY VISIONS Tom Visions hosts an old-fashioned super jam each Tuesday in November featuring five rotating Athens and Macon innovators performing separate solo sets before joining together with Tom for a SuperJam. This week features Jeremy Raj, Donald Whitehead, Phelan Lavelle, Wendel Jacobson and Patrick Carey.

Nowhere Bar 9 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742
TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL Host Laney Strickland presents this week’s showcase of singer-songwriter talent, featuring Claire Campbell and Matt Joiner. Plus, house band Levon Zevon.

Y’all please go to the shows or come on down and join me at Bear Creek. It’s my favorite vibe of the Suwanee festivals.
Peace and Love,

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