Music This Week Sept 17th thru Sept 23rd

Hey there,
I’ve made great progress editing and uploading some of the backlog of music. Unfortunately WordPress still hasn’t fixed their problem so I can’t create the web pages and links to the music. I have all of Lockn’ festival ready to post and a lot of people asking to hear it so I hope WordPress comes through soon.
I didn’t hear any shows last week with the exception of the HOOT! Mon night. Jarekus Singleton Band was on fire. One of the best blues shows in a while. I will put it at the head of the queue to get it posted.
I’m heading out of town Sat to Augusta. The Revivalists, quickly becoming my favorite touring band, perform two shows. Anyone interested in going let me know.
There is a great festival this weekend in Lafayette, GA. If I hadn’t already committed to the Revivalists show I would definitely be there. The Back Porch Hootenanny.
Music recommendations:
Wednesday, September 17
Creature Comforts Brewery Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE!
GYPSY WILDCATS New group from Athens playing classic Django Reinhardt gypsy swing tunes, as well as Americana and old vaudeville standards.
Georgia Theatre On the Rooftop. 11:55 p.m. FREE!
THE PEOPLE’S BLUES OF RICHMOND A crazy three-piece psychedelic rock/funk group from Richmond, VA.
New Earth Athens 7-9pm
Open Mike every Weds 7-9pm, This Wed it is co hosted by Betsy Franck.
Caroline Aiken is the main hostess.
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m.
WORD MUSIC NIGHT Poetry, stories, sketches and music. Hosted by David Oates.
Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
ROOTS OF A REBELLION Roots-reggae/funk band from Nashville, TN.
Thursday, September 18
Boar’s Head Lounge 10 p.m. 706-369-3040
LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a “mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics.” The band is celebrating 80-plus weeks of Thursday shows.
ISAAC BRAMBLETT Southern soul singer with a roots-rock band who has performed with Ike Stubblefield and Sunny Ortiz, to name a few.
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m.
THE HINKLE, LINDBERG & ROMANOS TRIO Three local jazz musicians team up for a collaborative set.
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 5:30 p.m. FREE!
KINKY WAIKIKI Relaxing, steel guitar-driven band following the traditions of Hawaiian music. Every Thursday in September!
New Earth Athens 9 p.m.
THE HEAVY PETS R&B rock band known for its energized live performances.
THE FRESHTONES Athens-based “improg” act.
HALEM ALBRIGHT BAND Halem Albright has been performing his blend of unique songwriting and electrifying guitar around Athens and Atlanta for the past few years.
Friday, September 19
Caledonia Lounge 9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).
AXXA/ABRAXAS Lo-fi psych-pop project of former Athenian Ben Asbury.
OLD SMOKEY Local folk-rock band fronted by songwriter Jim Willingham that explores songs and instrumentals with an interweaving sonic palette that includes banjo, cello, violin, lap steel and percussion.
DON CHAMBERS This longtime local favorite delves into pastoral folk and experimental rock with equal passion.
THE NEW SOUND OF NUMBERS Experimental pop and post-punk project led by Hannah Jones, visual artist and percussionist for Supercluster.
Flicker Theatre & Bar Funk Jam Horse Blast. 9 p.m. FREE!
THE UNIT Stoni Taylor and Defiance Douglass from the P-Funk/Parliament Collective perform following a screening of the movie D’artagnan is the Champion.
Georgia Bar 10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-9884
JOHN BOYLE Singer-songwriter in the vein of Willie Nelson, John Prine and Bob Dylan. He’ll be joined by Adam Poulin.
Georgia Theatre 7:30 p.m. $50.
TWEEDY Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy and son Spencer perform a set of old and new material.
HOSPITALITY Out-there indie-pop trio from Brooklyn, NY.
Green Room 9 p.m.
THE ORANGE CONSTANT Fusion-oriented jam-rock band from Statesboro, GA.
The Melting Point 8 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door).
FEELIN GROOVY Simon and Garfunkel tribute band featuring members of Abbey Road Live.
ALEX YOUNG Singer-songwriter from Alpharetta.
Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
GIMME HENDRIX Local Jimi Hendrix cover band.
The Office Lounge 8 p.m. 706-546-0840
ERIK NEIL BAND Local trio playing blues/rock covers and originals.
Saturday, September 20
Bishop Park Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE!
PAUL LOMBARD Local blues singer. (8 a.m.)
THE WELFARE LINERS This five-piece bluegrass unit blends classic tunes with melodic, high lonesome originals. (10 a.m.)
Caledonia Lounge BandSwap. 9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).
K I D S Led by songwriter Jared Collins, this local band plays reverb-washed garage-pop.
ELDREN Colorado-based indie rock/electro-pop outfit.
SPIRIT TRAMP JT Bringardner plays atmospheric electro/dream-pop.
Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $15.
EARPHUNK New Orleans based act combining soul, funk and jam music.
KYLE HOLLINGSWORTH BAND Solo side project from a member of The String Cheese Incident.
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m.
KINKY WAIKIKI Relaxing, steel guitar-driven band following the traditions of Hawaiian music. CD release show!
Iron Factory 10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877
THE PO’BOYS Local rock and roll band that incorporates funk, jazz fusion and an alternative twist.
The Melting Point 8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door).
THE GRAINS OF SAND Local band with a four-piece horn section offering up your favorite ’60s and ’70s beach and Motown music.
Sunday, September 21
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m.
SCHOOL OF ROCK FINALE Bands formed at Full Moon Studio’s rock camp perform.
Hi-Lo Lounge 8 p.m. 706-850-8561
THE HONEY SLIDERS Original, Detroit-influenced rock from Catropolis.
FREE ASSOCIATES Local garage-rock band that experiments with noise and attitude.
The Melting Point 7:30 p.m. $15 (adv.), $18 (door).
AMY RAY The former Indigo Girl performs a set of melodic country solo material.
JASON KENNEY Guitarist for Kenney-Blackmon String Band performs a set.
Monday, September 22
Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
WORKINGMAN’S MONDAY Enjoy the music of the Grateful Dead.
Tuesday, September 23
Hi-Lo Lounge 11 p.m. 706-850-8561
CANCERS New local band playing poppy, grungy space jams, featuring members of Dead Dog and Unfun.
MURMURS Grungy, Seattle-based pop-punk band.
SHEHEHE Local band that draws from old-school punk and arena rock to create a fist-pumping atmosphere.
The Melting Point Terrapin Tuesday. 7 p.m. $5.
THE DARNELL BOYS The three Darnell brothers play and sing country blues originals backed by upright bass, singing saw and junkyard percussion.
GOODNIGHT, TEXAS Soulful Americana collective.
New Earth Athens 9 p.m. FREE!
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.
MYRIAD HOUSE BAND Members of Partial Cinema, Monsoon and Saturn Valley lead an open jam session.
Normaltown Hall 8:30 p.m.
PURE BATHING CULTURE Airy, ’80s-influenced indie rock band from Portland, OR.
WHITE VIOLET Local group led by songwriter Nate Nelson, playing haunting, brooding, atmospheric indie-pop.
GRAND VAPIDS Formerly known as Androcles and the Lion, this local alt-folk band has a lush, rolling, slowcore-inspired sound.
Nowhere Bar 9 p.m. 706-546-4742
TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This weekly series showcases a series of acoustic solo sets from some of the most talented singer-songwriters in town and across the country.
All I’m sure of this week’s schedule is the Revivalists shows Sat. I will try my best to catch Workingman’s Mon show. I will also try for the School of Rock Finale on Sun.
I hope to see y’all at the shows.
Peace and Love,


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