Music This Week Sept 23rd thru Sept 28th

Hey there,
Another great week of music coming up. I only need to be in at least six places on Thurs.
Again, I’d love any help I can get. One of my favorite out of town bands is Beats Antique but they are up against some of my favorite people in Athens. Sorry Beats, I’ll catch you down the road. Family always wins, so I’ll set up mics at In The Round at The Foundry and Breathlanes at Hendershot’s.
I have posted Lockn’ so y’all can see how hard you should kick yourself in the butt for missing it. Start now making plans to correct this for next year. What a festival! Even shortened into 3 days it still was one of the best of the year.
We had nearly 700 people and raised over $300 for the Athens Human Rights Festival last Fri at Terrapin. Thanks to everyone that helped and especially to Croma Zone http://livemusicathensga.com/croma-zone/ . They stepped in at the last minute and saved the fundraiser with their stellar performance. It was bitter-sweet thinking of Paul Scales and how he would have loved being on the stage and helping the AHRF. BTW there is a memorial for Paul Dec 11th at The Office.
Important news, we are having the first Organizational Committee meeting for the AHRF on Mon Sept 28th at Little Kings Shuffle Club at 5:30. Since we are now a 501c-3 we have to play by more rules. Please come and join us, we need all the help you can give. A lot of people have said they would like to join, here is your chance.

Music Recommendations:
Wednesday, September 23
Creature Comforts Brewery Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE!
APPALACHIAN RHYTHM A blend of instrumental and vocal tunes in the Appalachian folk and bluegrass traditions.

Live Wire 8 p.m. $5. www.livewireathens.com
DEWEY PAUL BAND Jammy folk-rock project from Colorado.
BAXENDALE, MIZE & MILLS An all-star collaboration between three locals

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
MC FUNK JAM Funk all night.

Terrapin Beer Co. 5:30 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com
JIM COOK Wailing slide guitar, gritty vocals and swamp stomp with this local bluesman.

Thursday, September 24
Flicker Theatre & Bar 8 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com
THE LAST THURSDAY Songwriter Don Chambers presents a night of music, guest musicians, spoken word, film, magic and a variety of other surprises. This month’s special guest is T. Hardy Morris.

40 Watt Club 8 p.m. $18–21. www.40watt.com
HELMET The alt-rock legends play their 1994 album Betty in its entirety.

The Foundry 7:30 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com
IN THE ROUND A songwriter showcase featuring Caroline Aiken, Holly Belle and Diane Durrett with percussionists Eddie Glikin and Melissa Junebug. Davee Bryan opens.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $25. www.georgiatheatre.com
BEATS ANTIQUE “Dancetronica” trio performing its “Creature Carnival” spectacle.
LYRICS BORN Alias of rapper and producer Tsutomu “Tom” Shimura.
PINKY D’AMBROSIA “Vocalist, trumpet strumpet, dancer, opera diva, costumer and volunteer coordinator.”

Georgia Theatre On the Rooftop. 11:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com
Bobby’s Shorts is a Grateful Dead tribute band featuring Athens, GA’s hottest peppers. they bring the same rawness to the Dead’s music that Bob Weir’s short-shorts brought to the band in the depths of the 1980’s. but don’t worry, we don’t play Space

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com
BREATHLANES Athens musical collective playing organic, atmospheric improv. Joining John Miley will be Gnarly G on sax, Dan Roth on keys, Jamie de Revere on drums and Darrin Cook on bass.
CHRYSTAL LEONARD Guitarist and singer-songwriter from Raleigh, NC.

Live Wire 8 p.m. $8 (adv.) $10 (door). www.livewireathens.com
SAM HOLT, TODD NANCE, DANIEL HUTCHENS AND JON MILLS This group of accomplished players joins up for a special evening of music.

Lumpkin Street Station 6–9 p.m. www.facebook.com/LumpkinStreetStation
DIABLO SANDWICHES & THE DR. PEPPERS Come hungry to this happy hour set.

Lumpkin Street Station 10 p.m. www.facebook.com/LumpkinStreetStation
JP HARRIS & THE TOUGH CHOICES Edgy honky-tonk outfit from Nashville. Plus, burlesque and performance art by Scarlett Storm, Maddie Bell and Smurfasaur.

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 p.m. 706-546-0840
REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. He hosts an “all-star jam” every Thursday.

Friday, September 25
Bar Georgia 10:30 p.m. 706-850-9040
CARLA LE FEVER AND THE RAYS This band, led by longtime Athenian LeFever, brings the groove and sweet pop.

Bar Georgia 10 p.m. 706-850-9040
JOHN BOYLE Singer-songwriter in the vein of Willie Nelson, John Prine and Bob Dylan. He’ll be joined by Adam Poulin.

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.

Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre.com
FUTUREBIRDS Athens prodigal country-rocking sons return. Album release show!
T. HARDY MORRIS AND THE HARDKNOCKS Dead Confederate frontman and his band perform a set of pedal steel-tinged grunge-folk.
SUSTO Charleston, SC-based alt-country band.

Iron Factory 10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877
UNIVERSAL SIGH Athens-based jazz-fusion/funk-oriented rock band that strives to create a unique musical experience with each performance.
LITTLE RAINE BAND Rock/Americana band from Birmingham, AL.

Lumpkin Street Station 10 p.m. www.facebook.com/LumpkinStreetStation
SHEHEHE Local band that draws from old-school punk and arena rock to create a fist-pumping atmosphere.
HUNGER ANTHEM Fuzzed-out, guitar-driven local indie rock band.
FEATHER TRADE This local band plays lush, moody post-pop.
CAMPAIGN Pop-tinged punk band out of Atlanta.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
GIMME HENDRIX Local Jimi Hendrix cover band.

Saturday, September 26
Bishop Park Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net
LILY HERNE Eclectic, experimental folk singer-songwriter. (8 a.m.)
FOLK SOCIETY BAND Local group playing folk tunes. (10 a.m.)

Iron Factory 10 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877
UNIVERSAL SIGH Athens-based jazz-fusion/funk-oriented rock band that strives to create a unique musical experience with each performance.
SATURN VALLEY Local progressive jam fusion band.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
CRAIG WATERS & THE FLOOD Local blues guitarist and songwriter.

Monday, September 28
The Foundry 7:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com
THAT 1 GUY Alias of eccentric singer-songwriter Mike Silverman, playing “earthshaking future funk.”

Georgia Theatre 7 p.m. $20. www.georgiatheatre.com
TRAMPLED BY TURTLES Acclaimed five-piece alt-bluegrass band formed in Duluth, MN.
ANDREW COMBS Nashville-based singer-songwriter who blends country and pop.

Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
WORKINGMAN’S MONDAY Enjoy the music of the Grateful Dead. Hosted by Bo Hembree.

Tuesday, September 29
Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
S-WORDS AND FRIENDS Local band playing funky pop-rock with a touch of Southern jam.

I will have a mic at Caroline Aiken show and will be at breathlanes on Thurs. I might catch Bobby’s Shorts as well. Not sure of the rest of the week. I’ll try for one if not both Universal Sigh shows. Probably Trampled by Turtles then Workingman’s Monday.

I hope to see y’all at the shows.
Peace and Love,
Kurt
http://livemusicathensga.com/
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