Music This Week Oct 18th thru Oct 26th

Hey there,
WOW what a week for music! We have several benefits and fundraisers and some of my favorite touring bands The Revivalists, Keller Williams and Zach Deputy.
Wed is You Ain’t Nothing But a Pound Dog, a benefit for the Athens Area Humane Society. Thurs is Oconee River Land Trust benefit featuring Alison Brown Band with Claire Lynch and Special Appearance by Indigo Girls. Fri is the fundraiser for the 39th Athens Human Rights Festival with Fat Arm Daddy (Please come out and join us). Sat is the Lick Skillet Artist Market & Festival.
The Lockn’ Early-early bird ticket sale ends at midnight Wed 10/19. Code is LUMNI2017. The early bird tickets go on sale the next day but $30 more.
I took off for my corner to corner cross country round trip in Feb. I left with the bad news that I was unable to retrieve Sarah and Darrin Cook’s performance at the Valentine Duets. They did Bike my all time favorite Syd Barrett song. I don’t like giving up on anything so I went back and finally was able to retrieve their set and now have the complete show posted. Its under The HOOT! Valentine Duets. http://livemusicathensga.com/the-hoot/ .
I also realized I forgot to post the Ziggy Stardust Bowie Tribute show. Its posted now as is last week’s Mother Fore, Whisper Kiss, Zenith Blue and Lily Herne shows.
Next week is Hulaween at Suwanee Music Park and our own Wild Rumpus http://wildrumpus.org/ A Don’t Miss!!
I still think both political parties could save a lot of time and money on primaries by having the candidates go on Jeff Foxworthy’s Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? It would quickly narrow the field.

Music recommendations:
Wednesday, October 19
Creature Comforts Brewery Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net
CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of indie/Americana.

The Foundry Happy Hour. 6 p.m. $5.
THE ORIGINAL SCREWTOPS Crankin’ the blues since 1962. Proceeds Benefit the Humane Society.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door).
THE REVIVALISTS  This New Orleans band plays a vibrant mix of funk, jazz and rock accented by warm pedal steel and sax.
THE TEMPERANCE MOVEMENT Described as “raucous rock ‘n’ roll,” this five-piece band from Glasgow gives a fresh take on this classic genre.

No. 3 Railroad Street 7 p.m. www.3railroad.org
THE DIXIELAND 5 Local trad-jazz/Dixieland band that features a front line of trumpet, clarinet and trombone and a rhythm section of piano and tenor banjo.

Thursday, October 20
The Foundry Oconee River Belles. 7 p.m. $35 (adv.), $40 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com
ALISON BROWN BAND Acclaimed as one of today’s finest progressive banjo players, Brown’s influences and repertoire expand far beyond bluegrass. She’ll be joined for this benefit show by singer Claire Lynch, as well as a special appearance by The Indigo Girls.
SANS ABRI Local folk duo featuring members of Packway Handle Band.

Georgia Theatre 9 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door).
NATURAL CHILD  Grimy, Nashville-based proto-garage band.
T. HARDY MORRIS AND THE HARDKNOCKS Dead Confederate frontman and his band perform a set of pedal steel-tinged grunge-folk.
NEIGHBOR LADY Twangy, melodic rock group led by local singer-songwriter Emily Braden.

Your Pie 6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7048 (Gaines School Road location)
HALEM ALBRIGHT A blend of unique songwriting and electrifying guitar, from rock to reggae, Americana to experimental.

Friday, October 21
Flicker Theatre & Bar 10 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com
HOT FUDGE Local project helmed by psychedelic guitar wizard Kris Deason.
TABLOID Anthemic, jumpy pop rock from members of Little Gold, Hot Fudge, Blunt Bangs and Marshmallow Coast.
BOOK OF COLORS Atlanta-based psychedelic folk collective with a Brazilian vibe.

CHRISTOPHER WITHOUT HIS LIVER Songwriter Chris Ingham plays a set of acoustic folk-punk.
DAVEY WRATHGABAR Visitations frontman performs a solo set of psychedelic folk.

The Foundry 8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door).
COUNTRY MUSIC SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND Featuring Mike Dekle, Brian Burke, Todd Cowart and Clay Leverett

Georgia Theatre On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE!
CBDB Alabama-based “joyfunk” band playing a mix of funk, progressive rock and jam fusion.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $7 (adv). $20 (day of).
YACHT ROCK REVUE Georgia’s favorite ’70s light-rock tribute band returns to town to perform a high-octane set of cover songs.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. $7.
DREW KOHL Original singer-songwriter who plays bluegrass-inspired folk music. Album-release show!
BLACKWATER DEEP Athens-based acoustic indie-folk band.
CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of indie/Americana.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble.

Terrapin Beer Co. 4:30 p.m. www.terrapinbeer.com
FAT ARM DADDY New local rhythm and blues trio. Fundraiser for 39th Athens Human Rights Festival.

Saturday, October 22
Bishop Park Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE!
GENERATIONS New project consisting of Liam Parke, Evan Bradford and Jamaica Miller, playing originals and well-known folk covers (8 a.m.)
BULLDOG BRASS QUINTET The premier graduate brass quintet of UGA includes students from across the globe. (10 a.m.)

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $20. www.georgiatheatre.com
KELLER WILLIAMS KWAHTRO Singer-songwriter out of Fredericksburg, VA who plays jammy, acoustic dance music. Featuring Gibb Droll, Danton Boller and Rodney Holmes.
ZACH DEPUTY Singer-songwriter from Bluffton, SC who describes his sound as a combination of jam, funk and soul.

Little Kings Shuffle Club 6 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub
ROCK ‘N’ ROLL CIRCUS An “unhinged psycho circus of local rock ‘n’ roll” featuring Magna Cum Lord, Free Associates, Nate and the Nightmares, The VG Minus, Mother the Car, The Grawks, Hunger Anthem and The Plague.

Lyndon House Arts Center 10 a.m. FREE! www.lickskilletathens.org
LICKSKILLET ARTIST MARKET & FESTIVAL Featuring music from Larry Forte, Qamar Tribal Odyssey Belly Dancers, Dixieland 5, Clay Leverett, The Lucky Jones, Norma Rae, Monsoon and The Heap.

The World Famous 10 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens
KYSHONA ARMSTRONG Soulful singer-songwriter with a rootsy, bluesy sound.
REUBEN BIDEZ Folk singer-songwriter from Nashville via Atlanta.

Sunday, October 23
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. FREE!
SAM BURCHFIELD The Atlanta-based singer-songwriter plays a set of his folk-pop tunes.

Monday, October 24
Caledonia Lounge 7 p.m. $14 (21+), $16 (18–20).
RYLEY WALKER Acclaimed singer-songwriter from Chicago whose work touches on folk, jazz and ’60s psychedelia.
CIRCUIT DES YEUX Folk chanteuse and noise maven Haley Fohr’s sound vacillates between lo-fi and songwriting sophistication.

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

UGA Performing Arts Center 8 p.m. $67-$77. pac.uga.edu
MIKE MILLS ROCK CONCERTO R.E.M.’s Mills and Robert McDuffie perform a concerto for violin, rock band and string orchestra, featuring Fifth House Ensemble.

The World Famous 9 p.m. $3.
EXPERIMENTAL MONDAYS Featuring performances from Michael Lauden, Pastor Randy, Dong Kang and more.

Tuesday, October 25
The Foundry 6 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door).
RICHARD BUCKNER Long-running, critically acclaimed singer-songwriter who integrates acoustic folk and more abstract influences in his work.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door).
GANJA WHITE NIGHT Bass-focused EDM duo.
ORGANIK Atlanta-based bass music producer.
B2B No info available.
DJ VARIANT Local electronic maven Chris Thompson explores drum and bass and dubstep.

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

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