Music This Week Oct 9th thru Oct 15th

Hey there,
This is going to be a quickie. The good news is I was able to back up the  boot hard drive before it crashed. It is the computer I use to do all the  music editing and uploading. The rest of the news about that computer is I  found about 125 hours of recordings I haven’t edited and posted. Most of it  is around the first of this year. I went to AURA, Springfest and Wanee  and recorded about 100 hours in 11 days of festivals. That started the  avalanche I’m trying to dig out from under. I also recorded from 11:30 am  until 11:30 pm last Sat adding to the pile. I have threatened in the past to  slow down my recording schedule but this time I have no choice I’m going  to have to slow down. I do have friends recording some shows this week  but I’ll only be in town for a few shows.
My favorites from last week were Adron, Timi Conley, breathlanes,  Whisper Kiss and the 1st set of Kenosha Kid last night. I didn’t hear the  2nd set, I had to leave to record Big C’s Blues Jam, I did record both sets  so I’ll eventually hear it.
Here is  a new video just in from my friend Jonathan Scales:
Music recommendations:
Wednesday, October 9
Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre.com
JASON ISBELL Acclaimed country-rocker and former Drive-By Truckers  guitarist returns to Athens.
ST. PAUL AND THE BROKEN BONES A psychedelic mixture of soul,  blues and R&B from Birmingham, AL.
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar Dictatortoctober. 6 p.m.
THE DICTATORTOTS These longtime Athenian chaos cultivators stomp  about and trash the night with post-grunge grooves. Playing an early,  stripped-down folk set every Wednesday in October!
The Melting Point On the patio. 6 p.m. FREE!
RACHEL O’NEAL Local acoustic act.
Thursday, October 10
Caledonia Lounge 9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).
PILGRIM Local rock band featuring Paul McHugh on vocals, guitar and  keyboards along with Richard Mikulka on guitar, TJ Machado on bass and  Brad Morgan on drums.
MOTHS Jacob Morris and his all-star backing band play an acoustic sort  of ’70s folk-rock with a pop sensibility and an inevitable psychedelic tinge.
DON CHAMBERS This local favorite’s whiskey-soaked bootstomps  capture a certain dusty closing-time chic.
40 Watt Club 9 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com
WHITE VIOLET Local group led by songwriter Nate Nelson, playing  haunting, brooding, atmospheric indie-pop.
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.
BLUE BLOOD New, melodic psych-pop project from Hunter Morris,  formerly of Gift Horse.
LITTLE GOLD Local trio fronted by Christian DeRoeck, formerly of  Woods, playing garage rock with pop sensibilities.
Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $12. www.georgiatheatre.com
ABBEY ROAD LIVE! Beloved local Beatles tribute band known for its  attention to detail and musical proficiency. This is a special “All-Star  Jamboree” in honor of John Lennon’s 73rd birthday, featuring guests  Mike Mantione, Chris McKay, Jason NeSmith and Caroline Aiken.
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com
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, Sly and  the Family Stone, Billy Preston, Stevie Wonder, Funkadelic and more.
Friday, October 11
Ansonborough of Athens 6 p.m. FREE! www.ansonboroughofathens.com
MRJORDANMRTONKS Collaboration between longtime Athens  musicians Tommy Jordan and William Tonks, featuring rootsy guitar  picking and paired vocal melodies.
Avid Bookshop New Town Revue. 6:30 p.m. FREE!  www.avidbookshop.com
AGDALENA ZURAWSKI Local author and musician performs
Flicker Theatre & Bar 9 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com
JOE CAT PRESENTS Local musician Joe Catanese presents a night of  singer-songwriters, including Paul McHugh, John Hirt, Scott Low and Joe  Cat with Brad Morgan.
Georgia Theatre On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE!
SQUISCH This new local three-piece band is a genre-shuffling enigma that  will keep you grooving all night.
Georgia Theatre 7:30 p.m. $25. www.georgiatheatre.com
YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND Four-piece bluegrass band based  out of Nederland, CO.
CICADA RHYTHM Atlanta-based acoustic guitar and upright bass duo  playing bluegrass-tinged indie folk, filled with paired vocal harmonies.
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com
THE HOBOHEMIANS This six-piece, acoustic band utilizes banjo, ukulele,  flute, accordion, saxophone, piano, various percussion, drums and bass to  perform popular American and European roots music of the 1910s, ’20s  and ’30s: a potent mix of proto-jazz, blues and folk.
The Melting Point 8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door).
BANKS & SHANE Folk and Americana-influenced band from Atlanta.
NIC WILES JAZZ QUARTET Local drummer leads his band through jazz  standards and originals.
Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742
MAHKATO Local heavy blues rock band*****Check before you go, I  was told last night at the Blues Jam that Root Spirits is playing Fri.*****
The Office Lounge 9:30 p.m. 706-546-0840
THE LUCKY JONES BAND Rockin’ rhythm and blues from this local  band.
The World Famous 9 p.m. $8. www.theworldfamousathens.com
CASPER AND THE COOKIES Local legends playing eccentric and  energetic pop-rock.
LAKE Psychedelic pop band from Olympia, WA.
ELEKIBASS High-energy party-pop band from Japan.
Saturday, October 12
Bishop Park Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE!
SHAUNA GREESON Hola Halo songwriter plays a solo set. (8 a.m.)
CAROLINE AIKEN One of Athens’ most talented and respected  performing songwriters. Her bluesy voice and masterful technique  guarantee a hypnotic performance. (10 a.m.)
Georgia Bar 10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-9884
VALLEY IN THE SUN New local band playing classic rock and jam band  covers, featuring heavy improvisation and exploratory jamming.
ERIK NEIL BAND Local trio playing blues/rock covers and originals.
Green Room 10 p.m. FREE! www.greenroomathens.com
PRISMA Athens-based electro-jam band.
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com
THE SPINOFFS Members of Heavy Feather, The HEAP and the Critical  Darlings playing a mix of “space-pop” and art rock.
Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742
LOWDIVE Local ska/reggae band.
DANGFLY! Local rock band featuring an all-star lineup, including Adam  Payne, Shawn Johnson, Jay Rodgers, Scotty Nicholson and Adam Poulin.
Sunday, October 13
The Melting Point
8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $15 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com
JEFF COFFIN & THE MU’TET Funky jazz fusion band led by the Dave  Matthews Band’s saxophonist, Jeff Coffin, and featuring Roy  “Futureman” Wooten of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones.
Ten Pins Tavern 8 p.m. FREE! 706-546-8090
BACK ALLEY BLUES BAND Featuring locals Paul Scales, Randy  Durham, John Straw, Dave Herndon and Scott Sanders playing blues jams.
Monday, October 14
Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742
BLUEGRASS REVUE Fiddler Adam Poulin leads this rootsy jam session.
The World Famous 8 p.m. FREE! www.theworldfamousathens.com
KENOSHA KID Centered around the instru-improv jazz compositions of  guitarist Dan Nettles, Kenosha Kid also features bassist Robby Handley  and drummer Marlon Patton. The group is packed with music, mischief,  general mayhem, and offers a sound far from the middle of the road,  serving noise-rock fans and jam band listeners equally.
Tuesday, October 15
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 7 p.m. $5 www.hendershotscoffee.com
Ike Stubblefield & Friends Tues in Oct. residency
Ike Stubblefield is a Hammond B3 virtuoso who has been in the music industry for 50+ years. Throughout the month of October, he will be performing every Tuesday night! Come out and support a music industry legend.
The Melting Point 7 p.m. $5. www.meltingpointathens.com
GRASSLAND STRING BAND New local traditional and progressive  bluegrass group.
KATIE PRUITT & SAM DICKINSON Two local singer-songwriters team  up.
MANMADE MOUNTAINS Banjos from outer space.
Nowhere Bar 9 p.m. $2. 706-546-4742
TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL Host Fester Hagood presents this  week’s showcase of singer-songwriter talent, featuring Hank Barbee, Eric  Dodd and Hart Sawyer.
I can’t stay away all week,it’s going to be hard staying away from St. Paul and Jason Isbell on Wed. I may come in Sat night for a few shows, Prisma and The Spinoffs. I  definitely want to catch Jeff Coffin and The Mu’tet on Sun. and Kenosha  Kid on Mon. I’m glad Matt Redmond at Patch & Dent is recording the Tues Confessional so I can hear Hart Sawyer.
I hope to see y’all at the shows.
Peace and Love,
Kurt
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