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March 2017
$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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FREE

Period Six

March 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 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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Free

Bye Bye Zack Please come Back

March 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Athens mainstay and beloved guitar/bass man, Zack Milster, is heading out to the big city, as is customary in our transient town. He will do great things and we will miss him. He has graced the Hendershot’s stage many a night, entertaining tens of hundreds of people in our fair town. His skill set is one of a kind, his elephant ears allowed him to sit in with anyone, and his sweet disposition made him a favorite to be around…

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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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Free

Ecotones

March 25 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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The Ecotones are the newest a cappella sensation to hit Athens, GA! They are a co-ed group of ecologically minded students at the University of Georgia who also happen to enjoy singing. We partner with The Upper Oconee Watershed Network to help take care of our river system. Every semester we perform at many events, as well as having our own big end-of-semester concerts. We continuously build our repertoire and will perform at more events in the upcoming school year.…

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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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FREE

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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Open Mic

March 20 @ 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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Classical Revolution

March 19 @ 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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$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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$10

Ansley Stewart CD Release, with special guest Rick Lollar

March 17 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Join us to celebrate Ansley Stewart’s Album Release! This is her first record and she is thrilled to share it with all of you. Opening up will be special guest Rick Lollar. Ticket information will be up shorty!

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Free

The Gentry

March 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Traditional tunes and songs of Ireland and Scotland are brought to life with fire and grace by a trio inspired by tradition and a shared joy in this music.

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$8

Cicada Rhythm, Sinners and Saints, Jeremy Ray

March 15 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Born and raised in Georgia, this talented pair imitates and modernizes folk music to a rejuvenating degree. Their sound exhibits skilled and articulate guitar picking honed in the dive bars of Atlanta over rolling Julliard-trained bass lines. Expect chilling harmonies, unbridled enthusiasm, some wholesome tunes and a sincere performance   Sometimes you need a friend to laugh with and sometimes you need a friend to cry with. The two-man band Sinners & Saints, from Charlotte, NC, fits the bill for…

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$5

iLLPHONiCS and Elite Tha Showstoppa

March 14 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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iLLPHONiCS is more than a band, it’s an identity. The five‐piece experimental outfit is comprised of not only each individual member, but an embodiment of their musical taste, upbringing, and outlook on life. What you get when you combine Larry Morris, Keith Moore, Kevin Koehler, Simon Chervitz, Chaz Brew, and Lena Charlie is a soulful concoction of hard‐hitting and real lyrics wrapped around a symphony of jazzy bass lines, sharp drums, clean guitars, and ever‐evolving keys. Each iLLPHONiCSperformance screams a…

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$5

Black History Bowl Benefit Concert

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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You are cordially invited to an evening of music and good vibes featuring positive hip hop, r&b, poetry and more. Please bring cash for the $5 door cover and raffle. All ages welcome. Doors open at 7pm. Show starts at 8pm. Confirmed performers: Hip Hop: L.G. Squalle Ricky Simone Spoken Word/Poetry: Shedrick Barnett special guest performer: Celebrating his bday: Versatyle Tha WildchyldTha Wildchyld, Hip Hop Performers will be added to this list as they confirm All funds raised will be…

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Athens Hip Hop and Poetry Industry Night #2nd Sundays

March 12 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Join United Group of Artists (UGA Live) for a night of Hip Hop, Poetry, and Networking Sunday March 12, 2017 and every 2nd Sunday thereafter at Hendershot’s Coffee. This is not your traditional Hip Hop night, it’s an opportunity to build your network. Athens Hip Hop Awards pre-celebration! Includes: Live performances and artist market: Sell your music and promote your business inbox Mokah Jasmine Johnson for more details. Performances by: Travis ‘Dictator’ West Larry Gresham Jr. Torrance Wilcher Mula Meech…

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$10

New West Records presents Andrew Combs and Erin Rae

March 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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For more information about the artists, please visit their websites: www.andrewcombsmusic.com and www.erinraemusic.com

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$7

Broken String Band – EP Release Show

March 10 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Come out and celebrate the release of our first EP – “Prologue: Somebody’s Daughter”. We’re giving away some FREE download cards. Tickets are $7; show starts around 8! The Broken String Band- www.reverbnation.com/thebrokenstringband Supporting acts: Jess Nolan – http://www.jessnolanmusic.com/ Katie Pruitt – http://www.katiepruittofficial.com/

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Greg Robbins feat Colin Manko Trio

March 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Greg Robbins is a jazz vocalist/crooner based in Atlanta, Georgia. He specializes in singing jazz standards from the Great American Songbook in the Swing and Latin Jazz styles. Greg has a resonant and classy sound which is compared in style to Frank Sinatra, Johnny Hartman, and Harry Connick, Jr. He studied Jazz and Vocal Performance at Berry College, and now performs regularly in Atlanta, Athens, Rome, and throughout the Southeast. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DyzuiSZrq00 The Colin Manko Trio accompanies many well-respected jazz vocalists…

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Open Mic

March 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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$5

Peyote Coyote and Antlered AuntLord

March 5 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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South Florida psychedelic rock band Peyote Coyote stops in Athens on their tour of the Southeast with support from Antlered Aunt Lord Peyote Coyote Watch: https://youtu.be/fM-PTi6VeUk Listen: http://thepeyotecoyote.bandcamp.com/ Antlered Aunt Lord Watch: https://youtu.be/-faEFnJx6Mk Listen: https://soundcloud.com/antlered-aunt-lord Fans of ’60s revival psychedelia and indie rock – you don’t wanna miss this one!!

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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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Fake News

March 3 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Mack Mavis members Zack Milster and Mason Davis replied, when asked about there sound, “Dude, like and the just about for to whole thing, man”. And thats whats up. Seriously, these two throw down! Two of Athens finest  collaborate so well together its kinda, spooky?! Tonight the two will be joined by guitar force Dan Nettles in the side project “Fake News”    

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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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#maptime Athens

March 1 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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“Please join us for the first gathering of the Maptime Athens chapter! Learn how GIS is used in historical research from Andrew Fialka as he presents his work titled: ‘Of Methods and Madness: Historical Applications of GIS’. Meet others who do geospatial and cartographic work in Athens. 4:30 – 6:30. Talk Starts at 4:45. Drinks and socializing following.”

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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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Open Mic

February 27 @ 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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$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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