Music This Week Oct 26th thru Nov 1st

Hey there,
Wild Rumpus starts Thursday!!! A 3 day party with some of the best music of the year AND a parade and costumes. If you don’t dress up you should still come out to watch and support the Rumpus. Every year it surpasses the last and I’m sure this year will be no exception. You can’t ask for better weather so you really have no excuse not to go. You will regret it if you don’t because it will be what everyone will be talking about. A Don’t Miss!!
Try to save a little energy for Sunday for an important cause, Athens in Harmony an event aimed at bettering race relations in Athens.
My Don’t Miss shows are all the Wild Rumpus shows especially the Pre and Post Rumpus starting with Taxicab Verses, Pigs on the Wing and Timi and The Wonderland Rangers. Better get your tickets in advance it will probably sell out early. same for STS9 Also one of my all time favorites Breathlanes,.

Music Recommendations:
Wednesday, October 26
Creature Comforts Brewery Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE!
MALARKEY BROTHERS Celtic folk-rock group.

The Foundry 6 p.m. $5.
THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke. Featuring Sam Burchfield, Grant Cowan, Ben Morrison, Sarah Elizabeth, Kevin Whitfield and Lily Rose.

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, October 27
Caledonia Lounge 9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).
GRIND HOUSE A night of hip hop performances, featuring Space Dungeon, We’re Weird, NBlock, Young Nolia, Torie Blui, Son1/Scott Sutton/Luke Highwalker, Fistful of Steel, Dictator, Socro, Floco Torres and Undiscover.

Creature Comforts Brewery Wild Rumpus Kickoff Party. 5 p.m.
PYLON REENACTMENT SOCIETY The songs of the legendary Athens band, as performed by Vanessa Briscoe Hay and an all-star cast of locals.
POWERKOMPANY Local pop duo featuring the crisp, soaring vocals of Marie Davon and electronic instrumentation courtesy of Andrew Heaton.
DJ SEE Alias of local artist Dana Jo Cooley.

DePalma’s Italian Cafe 6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-552-1237 (Timothy Road location)
BREATHLANES Athens musical collective playing organic, atmospheric improv. Featuring John Miley (guitar), Jamie DeRevere (drums), Dan Roth (keys) and Darrin Cook (bass).

40 Watt Club 8 p.m. $5.
FREE ASSOCIATES Scuzzed out garage-rock with attitude.
HONEY SLIDERS Original, Detroit-influenced rock band from Catropolis.
MAGNA CUM LORD Post-punk/psych-rock band featuring Thom Strickland, Larry Choskey and Nate Mitchell.
ANTLERED AUNT LORD Fuzz-pop project of local producer and songwriter Jesse Stinnard.

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

Nowhere Bar 8:30 p.m. 706-546-4742
THE BIG SMOOTH Bluesy tunes with soulful vocals courtesy of Tre Powell and company.

The Office Lounge 8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840
REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble.

Friday, October 28
Bar Georgia 10 p.m. 706-850-9040
BEAST MODE Local groove/thrash metal band.

Buffalo’s Café 7 p.m. $5.
CARLA LEFEVER AND THE RAYS This band, led by longtime Athenian LeFever, plays old-school jams, groovy funk and sweet pop.

Caledonia Lounge 9 p.m.
JUCIFER Sludge-metal duo that began in Athens and tour almost constantly, living out of their vehicle.
SAVAGIST Heavy-hitting local metal band.
HARRY CAREY Reunited version of this mid-’90s Athens group fronted by songwriter Jim Willingham.

Flicker Theatre & Bar 9 p.m.
DEATH PANELS Heavy, throbbing psych-rock from Atlanta with a pulsing heart of darkness.

40 Watt Club 8 p.m. $15.
MAC SABBATH Los Angeles-based parody heavy-metal tribute band.
HAYRIDE Long-running three-piece local rock band.

The Foundry 9 p.m. $17 (adv.), $20 (door).
UNKNOWN HINSON Comedic, vampirish country songwriter playing twangy originals with a satirical tinge.
THE LEFTOVER HOOKERS New local band fronted by Bearfoot Hookers’ Ty Manning.

Georgia Theatre  8 p.m. $17 (adv.), $20 (door).
TODD SNIDER Chameleonic Americana artist known for his recent work with supergroup Hard Working Americans.
ROREY CARROLL Up-and-coming singer-songwriter with a cinematic flair.

Go Bar 9 p.m. $3. 706-546-5609
PLEASURE POINT Local hip hop/noise-pop group formerly known as Cottonmouth.
LINGUA FRANCA Athens-based “chick-rap” project inspired by ’90s underground hip hop.
PANSY New local “dumb punk” four-piece.
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m.
VIC VARNEY & TONY OSCAR Local legend Varney (The Method Actors) and percussionist Oscar team up for two sets of music.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
CHRIS PADGETT & FRIENDS Local guitar virtuoso performs with a group of collaborators.

The Office Lounge 8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840
ERIK NEIL BAND Local trio playing blues/rock covers and originals.

Saturday, October 29
Bar Georgia 10:30 p.m. 706-850-9040
MURDER THE MOOD Local alternative rock band.
Bishop Park Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE!
THE EXTENSION CHORDS No info available. (8 a.m.)
PICKXEN Playful acoustic trio. (10 a.m.)

Downtown Athens 8:30 p.m. FREE!
WILD RUMPUS PARADE & SPECTACLE The parade will feature music at various points along its route, including Harvey Funkwalker, Sunny South Blues Band, Cabbage Looper and others.

Flicker Theatre & Bar 9 p.m. $5.
ZENITH BLUE Five local teens playing rock covers and originals.
NANNERCUP New local blues-rock three-piece.
COUCHLOCKED  New psychedelic/progressive folk duo.

Georgia Theatre Wild Rumpus After Party. 10 p.m.
PIGS ON THE WING Pink Floyd tribute act featuring STS9’s David Murphy and an all-star cast of Athens locals.
TIMI AND WONDERLAND RANGERS Local pop rabblerouser performs with his backing band featuring Andrew Hanmer, Kevin Sims, Shelley Lotus, Tony Oscar and Chris Byron.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. $5.
KNEE DEEP This Atlanta group will be playing the funky jazz of Herbie Hancock and the Headhunters.

Live Wire Wild Rumpus Pre-Party. 6 p.m. FREE!
THE TAXICAB VERSES Local group/recording project inspired by Jim Wilson’s time spent doing field recordings and collaborating with musicians in Ghana.
THE FLAMETHROWERS Athens-based surf band.

Nowhere Bar  10 p.m. 706-546-4742
PARTIALS Local pop group describing itself as “psychedelic and danceable.”

Sunday, October 30
The Foundry 7 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door).
ATHENS IN HARMONY An event aimed at bettering race relations in Athens, featuring musical duos Elite Tha Showstoppa and Caroline Aiken, Virginia Brown and Vanessa Briscoe Hay, Squallé and Chris McKay, Repunza and Jay Gonzalez, Eric Johnson and Maggie Hunter, Stella and Michael Wegner, Eugene Willis and Bain Mattox, Drena Williams and SJ Ursrey, Celest Ngeve and Reverend Tribble and Monique Osorio and Rosa Thurmond.

Monday, October 31
Flicker Theatre & Bar 9 p.m.
BOYCYCLE Local folk-pop band, featuring the beautiful clash of acoustics and synths and starring the confident vocals of Ashley Floyd.
BLUE BLOOD Melodic psych-pop project from Hunter Morris, formerly of Gift Horse.
PALACE DOCTOR Dynamic rock trio fronted by former Modern Skirts bassist Phillip Brantley.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $49.50.
STS9 Influential Atlanta-born, California-based electronic jam-rock band.

Georgia Theatre On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE!
KIKAGAKU MOYO Five-piece psychedelic rock band from Tokyo.

Go Bar  10 p.m. 706-546-5609
HANNIE AND THE SLOBS New local garage project featuring members of The Rodney Kings and Muuy Biien.
CRUNCHY Athens-based “doom-dance” duo featuring Phelan LaVelle and Kathleen Duffield.
DEATH STUFF Atlanta-based post-punk outfit.
COOPER Y PALOMITA No info available.
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
BROCCOLI SAMURAI Electronic-flavored jam band from Cleveland, OH.

Preserve 1 p.m. $15.
HALLOWEEN HOP A one-day festival featuring Floor, Iron Chic, Big Eyes, Vacation, Off With Their Heads, Canadian Rifle, Shellshag, Sonic Avenues, Steve Adamyk Band, Eureka Califonia, Feather Trade, Outersea, Area Men, Deep State, Linda and Cancers.

The World Famous
Halloween Hop Afterparty. 10 p.m. $5.
LINDA Athens-based pop-punk band featuring members of Deep State and Bathrooms.
SONIC AVENUES Canadian heavy rock collective.
FEATHER TRADE This local band plays lush, moody post-pop.
BETH ISRAEL Austin, TX-based lo-fi rock band.

Tuesday, November 1
Georgia Theatre On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE!
OGINALII A name meaning “friendship” in Cherokee, this tightly knit band features a mix of grunge, honky-tonk and Zeppelin-esque rock.

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. FREE!
PERIOD SIX Playing a unique blend of jazz standards featuring collective communication and soulful improvisation.

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

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