Music This Week Sept 14th thru Sept 20th

Hey there,
We have JakeFest at the Caledonia Lounge this Fri and of course the same night is Caroline Aiken and a new project, More Popular Than Klaatu. I will try to catch the latter show.
I finally caught something I have tried to catch for a long time, The Best of Unknown Athens. My friend Liam Parke has been putting this show on for quite a while but I was either on the road or scheduled somewhere else.I have always tried to do my recordings in the highest quality so the quality of the musicians shows through. The Best of Unknown Athens goes beyond that as this show lets the quality of the person come out. Liam’s questions to the musicians sheds light on their mindset when writing the song, playing the song and reflecting back on the song. He also gets the musicians to open up on what is important in their lives currently. It is a very enjoyable and educational. I highly recommend. The last one is at:
http://livemusicathensga.com/the-best-of-unknown-athens/
Go to Youtube for lots of earlier shows.
I have caught up with the recent postings. I have all of Lockn’ posted. I also have last night’s The HOOT! posted. Enjoy

Music recommendations:
Wednesday, September 14
Creature Comforts Brewery Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net
DAVE HOWARD Singer-songwriter plays his own material as well as Americana covers.

Georgia Theatre On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE!
JORDY SEARCY Singer-songwriter who stole hearts with his musical debut on “The Voice.”
CHECK THE SIGNS Uplifting local family band.

Lumpkin Street Station 10 p.m.
DIABLO SANDWICH & THE DR. PEPPERS Local rock band featuring Bo Hembree, Adam Poulin and Scotty Nicholson.

Thursday, September 15
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. FREE!
CHRIS BURROUGHS COLLECTIVE Jazz ensemble led by Atlanta drummer Chris Burroughs.

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.

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, September 16
Boar’s Head Lounge 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
LEAVING COUNTRIES Local band playing smokin’ folk-country/Southern rock and roll.
D-KAPS AND S-WORDS Damian Kapcala and Clint Swords team up for a night of music.

Buffalo’s Café 7 p.m. $10. www.buffaloscafe.com
THE SPLITZ BAND This band’s impressively wide range encompasses classic Motown, funk, disco and both old-school and contemporary R&B.

Caledonia Lounge JakeFest. 9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).
MAGIC MISSILE Science-obsessed folk-pop band from Athens led by songwriter Jake Mosely and featuring members of Harvey Milk and Lona.
THE LANES Project featuring brothers Kevin and Matt Lane with Richard Mikulka on guitar and Chuck Bradburn on bass playing powerpop in the vein of The Possibilities.
THE HAINTS Country-rock band from Macon.
THE SHUT-UPS Five-piece new-wave power-pop band from Atlanta and Athens.

Ciné Barcafé 8 p.m. FREE! www.athenscine.com
MORE POPULAR THAN KLAATU Local musicians Timi Conley, Bryan Poole, Peter Alvanos and Michael Guthrie play a set of Beatles favorites.

Flicker Theatre & Bar 9 p.m. FREE!
THE BROKEN STRING BAND Athens band blending western folk with indie rock.
THE LONG WAYS Newly local acoustic duo.

The Foundry 6 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door).
THE ATHENS KING Longtime local Elvis tribute artist Chris Shupe’s performance features The TCB Band.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.georgiatheatre.com
THE INDIGO GIRLS Legendary and timeless singer-songwriter duo of Amy Ray and Emily Saliers.
MINTON SPARKS Nashville singer-songwriter and honky-tonk performer.

Lumpkin Street Station 10 p.m.
CAROLINE AIKEN Aiken’s bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

Saucehouse Barbeque 7 p.m. FREE! www.saucehousebbq.com
ISAAC BRAMBLETT Southern rock and soul singer performing an acoustic set.
HALEM ALBRIGHT A blend of unique songwriting and electrifying guitar, from rock to reggae, Americana to experimental.

Saturday, September 17
Bishop Park Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE!
BILL LONG Playing acoustic bluegrass, folk, gospel, country and more. (8 a.m.)
PICKXEN Playful acoustic trio. (10 a.m.)

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar The Experience. 7 p.m. $35.
MONSOON Female-fronted local post-punk band that dabbles in rockabilly and new wave.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
THE ORANGE CONSTANT Athens-based jam band with prog, pop and funk influences.

The Office Lounge 8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840
WARNER HODGES & BOONE HOOD Guitarist of legendary alt-country band Jason & the Scorchers teams up with songwriter Hood for a set.

Sunday, September 18
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 6 p.m. FREE!
CLASSICAL REVOLUTION UGA School of Music graduates and students play works by Dvorak, Ligeti, Bach and more.

The World Famous9 p.m.
INSECT SURFERS Billed as “planet Earth’s longest-running modern surf band,” this Los Angeles group plays psychedelic surf tunes.
FORBIDDEN WAVES Surfy local garage-rock combo.

Monday, September 19
Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
JAZZ FUNK JAM WITH MASON DAVIS Local jazz musician Mason Davis hosts a jam session.

The World Famous  9 p.m. $3.
EXPERIMENTAL MONDAYS Featuring performances from Sean McDonald, Tom Visions Band, Dong Kang

Tuesday, September 20
The Foundry 6 p.m. $18 (adv.), $22 (door).
JOE PURDY Acclaimed folk singer-songwriter with a distinctive voice.
AMY VACHAL Up-and-coming singer-songwriter and “The Voice” semi-finalist.

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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