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May 2017
FREE

Open Mic

May 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Our mic is your mic every Monday. This is the best open mic in Athens, folks. Sign ups for performers are Sundays beginning at noon on the Hendershot’s Open Mic Night Facebook page.  Don’t miss it! Sign up today at the Hendershot’s Open Mic Night’s Facebook page

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April 2017

Mon Don Ram Band

April 30 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Classical Revolution

April 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Classical revolution has been a growing phenomenon throughout the US and abroad. The idea is to make the music more accessible to a wider ranged audience in a more relaxed setting, hence being hosted by a restaurant. Classical music to be enjoyed as you eat, drink, and socialize!

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$10 adv / $12 door

Geoff Achison And The SouldDiggers

April 22 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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  About Geoff Achison: Equal parts New Orleans Funk, driving Blues, jazzy Soul and outback Mojo, this is southern blues/roots music from the very deepest South – Australia.  He’s released 12 CD’s and 2 DVD’s, the latest celebrating 20 years with his band.  Voted one of the “Top Ten Hottest New Guitarists” by Guitar Player Magazine in 2011!  He followed that up with making the “Top 100+ Guitarists You Should Know” roster in 2012.  He’s been a 16 year Guest Guitar Instructor at Jorma…

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Blacknerdninja, OpenMikeEagle

April 21 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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DOPE by Blacknerdninja

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$7

Big C and the Velvet Delta Album Release

April 20 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Big C & The Velvet Delta is a group of young men making an attempt at giving traditional Blues and R&B a kick in the pants…or ass…however you’d like to put it. Their live shows take you on a roller coaster ride from pummeling heavy blues riffage to delicate and personal numbers that will make a grown man shed a tear.

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FREE

Boybutante Drag Search 2017

April 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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It’s that exciting time of year again! Boybutante Drag Search 2017. Join Miss Thing as she looks for the grooviest Drag Queen or King with the Intelligence, Beauty, Outta Sight Costumes and Talent. This family friendly event takes place at Hendshot’s and you must be 18 by April 19th to be eligble to compete! ****************************************** The grand prize winning performer from this event will be awarded a place performing in the 28th Annual Boybutante Ball, plus A sash and A…

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$5

Shauna and the Jaywalkers, with Josh Daniels

April 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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SHAUNA AND THE JAYWALKERS Local artist Shauna Greeson returns from a six-year hiatus to perform new, original songs with band members Forrest Leffer and Chris Nace.

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FREE

Open Mic

April 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Our mic is your mic every Monday. This is the best open mic in Athens, folks. Sign ups for performers are Sundays beginning at noon on the Hendershot’s Open Mic Night Facebook page.  Don’t miss it! Sign up today at the Hendershot’s Open Mic Night’s Facebook page

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Pullin’ Strings w/ Daniel Webster

April 7 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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PULLIN’ STRINGS: Genre Strings, Wood and Vocal Chords Members Brian Doty: mandolin, guitar, vocals. Robert Lewis: vocals, guitar, kazoo. Sibley Bryan: banjo. Marvin Payne: big bass fiddle. Hometown Greene County

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FREE

Old Skool presents … Acoustic Motown

April 6 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Join us for an extra special Old Skool Presents…Acoustic Motown with Boogie Woogie Bad Boy Jason Fuller, joined by Jeremy Rushing, Ned Suddreth, and Mr Motown! The show is free, the memories are priceless.

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FREE

Period Six

April 4 @ 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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PERIOD SIX performs a unique blend of Jazz standards featuring collective communication and soulful improvisation.  Chris Costigan (Tenor Sax), David Brown (Guitar), Griffin Dangler (Bass), and Austin Agar (Drums) combine to bring out the best in themselves and their audience.

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Caroline Aiken w/ Catch a C.A.B.

April 1 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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CAROLINE AIKEN – Independent to the bone with seven CDs, and with a Grammy nomination for Best Contemporary Folk CD in 2006, Caroline Aiken has performed numerous times to benefit thousands of causes, and has played thousands of shows in her 40-plus years of touring at home and abroad.

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March 2017

Cosmic Charlie

March 31 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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COSMIC CHARLIE was born in the musical Mecca of Athens, Georgia. From its summer 1999 inception, the band has been swiftly cementing its reputation as a band that puts a unique and personal twist on the Grateful Dead catalogue, a Dead cover band for folks that are ambivalent about Dead cover bands. Rather than mimicking the Dead exactly, Cosmic Charlie chooses to tap into the Dead’s energy and style as a foundation on which to build.

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$10

Carrie Elkin w/ special guest Danny Schmidt

March 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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CARRIE ELKIN is a soulful singer with a gypsy spirit, a songwriter with a keen eye. Inspired by her travels and the many places she has called home– Ohio, New Mexico, Colorado, Boston, Austin–she documents the human condition with sensitivity and humor, crafting songs that have garnered attention at prestigious songwriting contests, including Mountain Stage NewSong and the Falcon Ridge Emerging Artist Showcase. Carrie is a born performer, possessing an infectious energy that cannot be contained. As Maverick Magazine so eloquently…

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$10 sung. donation

AthSav 2017 Benefit night for the Foundation of Excellence

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Come join us for a great evening of music and fun as AthSav2017 and Ken’s Promotions host a Percentage Night for the Foundation for Excellence at Hendershot’s, 237 Prince Avenue Suggested donation: $10 Music provided by great, local student bands Cool items raffled off – AthSav and Firefly gear, and more

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$10

Grassland String Band

March 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Bluegrass was only the beginning. Athens, Georgia’s Grassland String Band began their journey at a bluegrass jam, when lead singer and multi-instrumentalist Michael Lesousky wowed vocalist and banjo player Jody Daniels with his talent. The two of them decided to make music together, and GSB was born. A few years later, they’ve grown into a multi-generational six-piece band (spanning in age from 26 to 61) that boasts members with master’s degrees in classical organ and guitar; a jazz-influenced, improvisational live…

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Jazz Thursday presents … Cranial Impact

March 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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CRANIAL IMPACT: Local jazz heroes Louis Romanos (drums) and Luca Lombardi (bass) team up with former Athenian bad boy Rand Lines (piano, guitar) to round out this exciting new trio. FREE SHOW don’t miss it!

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Dustan Louque

March 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Dustan Paul Louque, also known as Louque, is an American singer/songwriter and often called Zelig’s musical son. He describes his sound as somewhere between Mod & Rocker. A native of the Mississippi River Ruhr Valley in St. James Parish Louisiana, Louque loved Fats Domino, Hank Williams, Sr., and Prince. In his formative years he discovered the British sounds of The Smiths, Depeche Mode and New Order at The Gold Mine Saloon in New Orleans. This music had a hold on him and…

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$8

Hot Club of Athens

March 18 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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HOT CLUB OF ATHENS is a multinational collaborative jazz project of four Athens City based musicians, violinist K Ishibashi, Keiko Ishibashi, guitarist Antoon Speters and bassist Elijah Smith. Their love for Gypsy jazz brought them together to form the group and has been playing in the classic city. Because of the members versatile musical background, their music is inspired from jazz standards to American folk compositions.

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$5

Sticks and Bones

March 4 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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After years in the making local rockers emerge from their secret hideout otherwise known as, Room 7, to play a rare public performance at Hendershot’s .. No Cover Sticks and Bones are : Barry Marler Bo Hembree Darrin Cook Jamie deRevere

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FREE

Old Skool presents … Jason, Seth, Nick, and Aaron

March 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Former members of Old Skool Trio Jason Fuller (keys and vox) and Seth Hendershot (drums and vox) are getting together with friends Nick Johnson on guitar, and Aaron Trubic on bass to bring you some of their favorite sounds.

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February 2017
FREE

Whitehall Jazz Collective

February 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Whitehall Jazz Collective will present an eclectic array of music from artists such as The Bad Plus, Feist, Elliott Smith, The Bee Gees, Gillian Welch, The Beach Boys, Bon Iver, Neil Young, as well as original compositions and arrangements from members of the group including Louis Romanos, Greg Hankins, Geoff Wood. The Collective displays unique instrumentation drawing from its roster which includes: Greg Hankins-piano, keyboard Louis Romanos-drums, percussion Luca Lombardi-bass Avery Draut-vocals Jeremy Raj-guitar, oud, ukelele Zack Milster-guitar, e. bass…

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$12

MerleFest on the Road featuring Jonathan Byrd & the Pickup Cowboys, Locust Honey and Mark Bumgarner

February 26 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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CLICK HERE FOR ADVANCED TICKETS “When Merle and I started out we called our music ‘traditional plus’, meaning the traditional music of the Appalachian region plus whatever other styles we were in the mood to play. Since the beginning, the people of the college and I have agreed that the music of MerleFest is ‘traditional plus’.” — Doc Watson JONATHAN BYRD & THE PICKUP COWBOYS are musical gunslingers, vaudevillian hucksters, and old-fashioned tent revivalists. Between heartbreaking ballads and hell-raising sing-alongs, the Cowboys…

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Kenny & the Bashers

February 25 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Ken Copes, Seth Hendershot, JoJo Glidewell, Dan Nettles, Neal Fountain, & special guests.

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$5

Natti Love Joys

February 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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NATTI LOVE JOYS – This is a Reggae Band residing in Tennessee.Former Congos bass man and Sonia Marla from Love joys girl group who has a song on Xbox game Saints row.She is also the creator of Camp Reggae music festival.They play roots reggae and world music. Check out Nattilovejoys

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Student Night at Hendershot’s!

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Featuring live Brazilian dance music by Andrea Rievers and friends! $3 Terrapin and $5 Kombucha cocktails  

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$5

Cool Knightz

February 14 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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COOL KNIGHTZ is about drawing you in. Breaking you down. Making you love. Breaking your heart. Begging you to stay. Baby, please.

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$5

Gypsy Wildcats

February 10 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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GYPSY WILDCATS is comprised of some of Athens’ most versatile, prolific players, are all about making fun music. The members are Antoon Speters – vocals, guitar, mandolin; John Prechtel, guitar, banjo; John Norris, guitar, harmonica; Keiko Ishibashi, violin; Andrea DeMarcus, bass, vocals.

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Open Mic

February 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Our mic is your mic every Monday. This is the best open mic in Athens, folks. Sign ups for performers are Sundays beginning at noon on the Hendershot’s Open Mic Night Facebook page.  Don’t miss it! Sign up today at the Hendershot’s Open Mic Night’s Facebook page

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