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Monday, May 11, 2009

Picks of the Week

Monday, May 11

Annual Kids Hoot

The Melting Point, 7p.m., FREE

Hosted by the Athens Folk Music and Dance Society, It features promising young entertainers (ages 4-17) who are just getting their start. Chances are, this will be amusing and it's free! 

Tuesday, May 12

Ashutto Mirra, The Humms, Suburban Soul, Sunset Soundtrack

Tasty World, 10p.m., $5

Four bands for five bucks ain't a bad deal people. And you'll be treated to a variety of genres from The Humms' "Happy Hippie Horror Rock" to the pop-based Sunset Soundtrack. (The band used to be caled That's What She Said. If your hungry for some hip-hop, you can dance to DJ Chief Rocka mixing Golden era, reggae and his own original jams plus watch (or participate) a song battle for artists to compete for a cash prize. 

Wednesday, May 13

Founder & the Invisibles, The Interns

The Melting Point,  8:30p.m., $5

Founder & the Invisibles is based out of Athens and comprised of musicians that have been playing in the area for years. Based heavily on the blues and fused with funk and rock 'n' roll, this group puts on a great show every time. The Interns are a relatively new band sharing several members with the Futurebirds. Also, $2 PBR bottles. Doors open at 6p.m. for dinner and drinks. 

Thursday, May 14

Chip Mackenzie

Farm 255, 11p.m., FREE

At Farm, where their music is as locally grown as their food, you can head out for a late dinner and stick around for some drinks and local entertainment by Still Small Voice and the Joyful Noise's frontman, Chip Mackenzie. 

-Kristen Lee

Currently listening to "Paranoia in B Major" by The Avett Brothers

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