Sorry this is late, yesterday was last day at beach for this trip. Leaving for Bear Creek in the morning. Umphrey’s McGee, Copious Jones, Dumpstaphunk, etc, etc. http://www.bearcreekmusicfestival.com/lineup/
Wednesday, November 12
Georgia Theatre 8 p.m. $12. www.georgiatheatre.com
THE NEW MASTERSOUNDS A four-piece jazz fusion and funk band from Leeds, England.
THE HEARD Chicago-based funk and groove band.
Thursday, November 13
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com
JAZZ JAM Some of our town’s most talented jazz musicians have been getting together to make America’s music at this monthly happening. Bring your axe and join us, or grab a brew and a table and give an ear.
New Earth Athens 9 p.m. $8. www.newearthmusichall.com
SISTER SPARROW & THE DIRTY BIRDS Brooklyn, NY-based eight-piece funk/soul band.
MATT TOWNSEND AND WONDER OF THE WORLD Alt-folk group from Asheville, NC.
Friday, November 14
Flicker Theatre & Bar 9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com
CRAZY HOARSE Local free-form duo featuring Killick Hinds and John Norris.
GUMSHOE Lean, darkly evocative rock songs with vivid imagery, courtesy of frontman Andy Dixon’s weirdo-as-Everyman lyrics.
THE TAXICAB VERSES Local group/recording project inspired by Jim Wilson’s time spent doing field recordings and collaborating with musicians in Ghana.
40 Watt Club 9 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.40watt.com
SCOTT BRANTLEY Dublin, GA-based country singer.
HOLMAN AUTRY BAND Described as “a little bit of Hank, a little bit of Metallica and a healthy dose of Southern rock.” Fans of bands like the Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynyrd can’t go wrong here.
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.
The Melting Point 8 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com
JEFF SIPE TRIO Renowned drummer Jeff Sipe has worked with Bela Fleck, Phil Lesh, Jimmy Herring, Trey Anastasio and many more. His trio plays soulful, jazz-inspired funk.
New Earth Athens 9 p.m. $10. www.newearthmusichall.com
LES RACQUET Prog/power-pop trio with three-part vocal harmonies, catchy melodies and interesting instrumentals, all backed up with jazz musicianship.
KOTA MUNDI Four-piece reggae group from Savannah, GA.
JEREMY RIDDLE No info available.
Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
ISAAC BRAMBLETT BAND Southern soul singer with a roots-rock band who has performed with Ike Stubblefield and Sunny Ortiz, to name a few.
The World Famous 9 p.m. www.theworldfamousathens.com
FIVE EIGHT Legendary Athens rock trio that consistently pumps out boisterous rock and roll.
Saturday, November 15
Bishop Park Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net
DAVE HOWARD Singer-songwriter plays his own material as well as Americana covers. (8 a.m.)
HOG-EYED MAN Local instrumental duo that plays traditional Appalachian music. (10 a.m.)
40 Watt Club 9 p.m. $11 (adv.), $13 (door). www.40watt.com
JESSICA LEA MAYFIELD Rising-star songwriter who draws influences from moody country and rock.
T HARDY MORRIS AND THE HARD KNOCKS Dead Confederate frontman performs a solo set of his folky, lived-in tunes.
PINECONES Atlanta/Athens-based rock band that touches on flailing, melodic grunge and urgent post-punk.
The Melting Point 10 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door).
PACKWAY HANDLE BAND Packway’s “gather around the mic” approach to bluegrass provides sly, hearty original songs and renditions of classic tunes.
West Broad Market Garden West Broad Farmers Market. 12 p.m. FREE! 706-613-0122
CLAIRE CAMPBELL Hope For Agoldensummer singer plays a set of soft, haunting folk tunes.
Sunday, November 16
Hendershot’s Coffee Bar 7 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com
SICK/SEA A three piece fusion of indie rock and jazz from McAllen, TX.
The Melting Point 8 p.m. $30 (adv.), $35 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com
DAVE MASON’S TRAFFIC JAM Founding member of the legendary band Traffic, playing classic hits.
Monday, November 17
Caledonia Lounge 9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com
MAXIMUM BUSY MUSCLE Reunited local math-rock trio.
THELMA & THE SLEEZE All-female three-piece hard rock band.
THE DE LUX INTERIORS Local Cramps cover band featuring members of Cars Can Be Blue and Los Meesfits.
Nowhere Bar 10 p.m. 706-546-4742
JAZZ FUNK JAM WITH MASON DAVIS Local jazz musician Mason Davis hosts a jam session.
Tuesday, November 18
Georgia Theatre UGA HEROs Benefit. 8:30 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre.com
ANDREW RIPP Popular soul-pop singer-songwriter.
SAM BURCHFIELD The local singer-songwriter plays a set of his folk-pop tunes.
Nowhere Bar 9 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742
TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL Host Laney Strickland presents this week’s showcase of singer-songwriter talent, featuring Brian Revels and Pippy Thomas. Plus, house band Levon Zevon.
Still time to make it to Bear Creek, y’all come on down. This is one of my favorite festivals, great vibe.
Peace and Love,