is playing at
by BALLARD LESEMANN
Wednesday, July 12
ADAM RHINEHART BAND (40 Watt)
New rock band fronted by an Athens
“BILIY LANDMINE" (Georgia
Theatre) a multi-media event filled with
strange sketch comedy skits, shocking
documentary film footage and highly
eclectic live rxk music. Featuring the
Amazing AJ & The Cyborg Mule, the
Billy Landmine Sextet and more. 10
ROY CARRIER (Klassics) The
Louisiana zydeco legend and his band
play a special dance night at 9:30 p.m.
CAT SIZE THRILL (Tasty World) A
local, melodic pop group with a gui-
tar'n'keyboard sound and heavily tex
tured vocal harmonies.
DJ B-NAUT (AMF) Local disc jock
spinning old-school, breakbeats and hip
hop 11 p.m.
DJ METROGNOME (AMF) Tonights
guest spinner opens the evening at 10
“MENACE 0" (Tasty World) Popular
Athens spinner DJ Chrisis and his boys
kick it hip hop style at 10 p.m.
JOSH PERKINS (40 Watt) This ami
able singer-guitarist usually fronts an
amiable Athens folk-rock band
NATHAN SHEPPARD (Boars Head)
Sheppard is a veteran of the Athens
scene and is known for his emotive
smging style and his modern rework-
с. gs of classic tunes.
SUPERNOWAKS (Above) Athens jazz
<* r .semble. 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Joty 13
BLUE STOCKINGS (Above) This
Athens trio recently released its second
full-length album—a 14-song collec
tion of darkly-humored. delica tQ ly-tense
songs titled 33.
BRYAN STONE & BLAKE BRYANT
(Allen's) Acoustic rxk, folk and country
standards and originals.
THE CLAP (Tasty World) A bunch of
self-professed "old, fat, bald, punk
rockers' from Britain or a powerful rxk
and roll trio with real know-how? Both.
Look for the brilliant Clean Living and
THE DAIRY QUEENS (Above)
Hardcore punk band from San
DJ ISAAC (Boneshakers) Dance night
starting at midnight after the cabaret act
DJ RETRO (AMF) Spinning old-
school, house, progressive and trance
THEF-HOLES (40 V/att) This local
acoustL folk and “grass ensemble’ cre
ates its own unique interpretation of
bluegrass * Look for spxial guests out
of Athens Grass and Blueqrass Hopper
and wish Jake Mower congrats on his
descent from bacXIorbood.
FINEST KOLA QUARTET (Flicker)
Members of Athens jazz combo Max
Fix play a set o. cool bop and swing.
THE FUX (Tasty World) ‘Spill yer guts’
punk rawk from Philly. This quartet
looks and sounds like it crawled directly
out of the festering undei ground of
FUZZY SPROUTS (Tate Center) The
unpredictable Athens funk-rxk trie
plays for free outside the Tate Center
from 12 nxn *til 2 p.m.
HUNTER-GATHERER (Engine Rxm)
Tight, high-volume emo-punk-rxk.
LONA (Caledonia) If Keith Richards.
Fugazi and Graham Parker collaborated
on an all-night studio session whilst
‘blxked up,’ the end result may
resemble some of the songs on this
Athens band's new EP.
MATH (Caledonia) This rxk quintet
relocated to Athens from Baton Rouge
LA. last year and solidified its line-up
and got on with the task of exploring
‘sonic space rxk ’
“100% PRODUCTIONS PRE
SENTS” (Mean Mike's) “Hype
Thursday' includes house and trance
’ THE ORIGINAL DRUM BATTLE”
(Georgia Theatre) Seep. 19.
PANIC (Tasty World; No, not the ‘wide
spread’ kind; this is fuli-on melodic
punk band out of Britain touring behind
a new disc titled A Monkey Smoking A
Fag (Your Illegal).
PARK BENCH BLUES BAND
(Georgia Theatre) Popular local
boogie/classic rock quintet. 10 p.m.
RIVER CITY HIGH (Engine Room)
Punkish emo-core out of Richmond.
SIGHT UNSEEN (Boar's Head) Tight,
focused rxk and roll.
SQUAT (Georgia Theatre) Eclectic and
versatile Athens jazz ensemble mixing
Latin grooves, elements of classic bop.
swing and avant-garde The bassist
scats. Look for a spxial “love-to-lathe"
vinyl-only EP (recorded recently at Elixir
Studio) in th° late fall. Midnight.
Friday, July 14
THE APOSTLES (Ox Love) A solid,
authenticated reggae/roots septet pow
ered by spiritual vibes and a vocalist
CEILING FAN (Caledonia) Talented
and unpredictable Athens rxk trio. The
music says. ‘No bulbs in this flat!’ The
recent full-length debut Trick Music may
X ox ol the most appealing local
releases of ’99.
“CIRCUIT NOISE" (Boneshakers)
Dance night with DJ Kellie.
COL. BRUCE HAMPTON &
FRIENDS (Gxrgia Theatre) TX unpre-
dictably funky Atlantan. See Box.
CRUISFRWEIGHT (Tasty World)
Four-piece rxk band out of Terrell.
Texas blending heavy doses of guitar-
driven, melodic, pop punk and elements
of weird indie rxi: comparable to
Letters To Cieo and TX Descendants
DODD FERRELLE & THE TIN FOIL
STARS (AMF) Local rxk band playing
what singer-guitarist Dodd Ferrelte calls
EL CAMINOS (Engix Rxm) Loud
and gruff Atlanta rawk. This band cranks
out a brand of raw rock and roll reminis
cent of the Stooges and Kiss.
EMMA GIBBS BAND (Gxrgia
Theatre) A six-piece, bluegrass-tingX
rock band out of Winston-Salem, NC.
Lxk for guest fiddle player David
Blackmon as well as Phish horn man El
Buho on stage tonight.
FORGOTTEN TOMORROW (Above)
One of those hard-working, touring,
hardcore punk bands.
42ND SKANDALS (Tasty World) Ska-
infused alt-rock and punk
LAST DAY DOWN (DTTs) Southern-
tinged grxves and blues-rock.
LOCUST YEARS (40 Watt) Guitar-
driven. ‘progressive emo-rxk’ quartet
from tX Atlanta/Athens seex. Opxing
NORMALTOWN FLYERS (Allen's)
Country, blues and classic rxk.
ONE MAN BANNED (Above) A myste
rious Athens ‘genius" playing his first
ever show. Handling rxk and xuntry
covers and originals.
REDNECK GREECE (AMF) E.ijay-born
singer-guitarist Greg Reece regularly
fronts a top-notch band of talented hicks
Xnt on singing aXut booze, heartbreak
and trailer park soap operas Expxt a
comedic set of traditional xuntry ana
honky-tonk runes sung from tX beer
gut and tX heart.
SALLY & SIX GRAND (Klassics)
Classic rxk and lop-40 favorites.
SHARK QUEST (Caledonia) Tarheel
band continuing what Love Tractor and
Pell Mell startX in tX '60s and early
'90s. See Box.
CLAIRE SOSEBEE (Gautreaus)
AtXns singer-songwriter xhorming
jazz standards and original with guitar
accompaniment 7:30 p.m.
SPUTNIK (Above) No. not tX old
AtXns trip-hop instrumental band, this
Maryland rock band plays ‘complex
space rxk... not space rxk like Kyuss
or Pink Floyd, mind you.’
STAR GHOST DOG (Tasty World)
Lush, spacious, melooic indie rxk
abuzz with wonderful pop sensibilities
from Boston. TX quartet, fronted by
vocalist-guitarist Ginny Weaver, is
touring Xhind its sxond album, The
Great Indoors (Catapult).
SYLVAIN SYLVAIN (Engine Room)
This veteran guitarist-vocalist rxkX it
up bock in the ‘70s with tX legendary
■glam’ band The New York Dolls! Txy
were mean, ugly and raw. but their out
rageousness XIpX introduce tX world
to what soon became known as punk
rxk. He recently relocated to Atlanta
and released tX 12-song (Sleep) Baby
ZM (Fishhead) in 1999.
TRUNKFIRE (AMF) Singer-guitarist
Paul Lombard fronts this AtXns quintet
and plays traditional, folk, blues and
country originals and standards
ANDY WAGNER (Above) A solo
singer-songwriter from tX Keystone
BEVERLY WATKINS (Chips; Blues
out in Winder. 9 p.m.
WAVERLY (Java House, Conyers)
Axustic folk rock band. Covers and
originals. Featuring former memXrs of
popular band Uncle Cha Cha. 9 p.m.
WEEP (40 Watt) This six-piece band
has a pop-tmged. radio-friendly sound.
Saturday, July 15
AZTEC RADIO (Boars Head) Laid-
back. good-viX groove band with a
soupd rxted in classic 70s rxk.
BIG WIGGLE (Boar's Head) P newly-
formed pop-rxk band (formerly known
as TX Drive).
ANDREW BLACK (Chip's) Blues out
in Winder 9 p.m.
BLOODKIN (Gxrgia Theatre) Gutsy
Athens roots-rxk vets with a thing for
bombastic blues and slide ouitar solos
“DIRGEFEST” (Tasty World) This “all
day punk rxk event' features a tattooed
arm)ul of regional and touring
cranksters: Exit 86 a local favorite,
delivers old-school, riff-heavy punk-
rxk with a sneer Pretty Vacant is an
aptly-namX Sex Pistols ’tribute band'
that is out to lunch, so to speak Code
Name Chaos frightens suburbanites
with its loud sound TX metal-tinged
quintet Shovelbarn hails from Ithaca,
NY. Hartford, Conn.fs West Beverly
plays fast, complex. Minutemen-meets-
all punk rock on its new disc Kids These
Days. Orlando punk duo Nutrajet xm-
bines tX pop and new wave sensibili
ties of early Cheap Trick with tX
shredded barre-chord approxh of
Aussie punks TX Saints. Damad
‘kicks much ass,’ say tX pundits. 7
p.m. Call 543-0797 for information.
DJ KAS (AMF) Local DJ spinning cur
rent danx hits and a ‘non-stop beat
KIT HOLMES (Garden Room Cafe) at
tX lower level ol tX conservatory at the
State Botanical Gardens 12 noon-2
JASPER GATE (Barnes & Noble) TX
Local acoustic group performs in tX
cafe on Atlanta Highway. 7 p.m.
LAST DAY DOWN (Georgia Theatre)
SoutXrn-tinged blues-rxk (see
above). Opening for Bloodkin
QUEENIE MULLINIX (Java House,
Conyers) TX Atlanta-based smger-
songwriter performs a set of ‘cowgirl-
folk’ songs at tX outdoor pavilion with
acxmpaniment from vocalist Tamara
Boldx-Hixs and guitarist David
Clemmens. 8:30 p.m. Call (770) 922-
1210 for more info.
NO KNIFE (40 Watt) SDRE’s label-
mates. This San Diego rxk quartet is
capable of ‘sonic elegance’ and is
touring behind a new album (its third)
titled Fire In The City Of Automatons
(Time Bomb). 10 p.m.
NORTH HOLLYWOOD MODEL
SEARCH (Engix Room) Danceable.
simplified rxk and roll with a stompin’
beat and new-wave veneer. 10 p.m.
SALLY & SIX GFiAND (Klassics)
Classic rock and Top-40 favorites
SUNNY DAY REAL ESTATE (40 Watt)
TX influential Seattle indie rxk band
returns! A ‘no smoking’ show. 11:15
(Boneshakers) Dance night with DJ
“TRANSIENT BEAT GARDEN”
(Caledonia) Omar Khalid deejays an
early evening of noisy good times in tX
Sunday, July 16
CARLTON OWENS CONSPIRACY
(AMF) Drummer Carlton Owens' regular
collaborative jam session.
ASSOCIATION (Burntstox) Jazz stan-
oards and original performed by a
swingin' combo. 8:30 p.m.
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