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Friday, Jan. 18 

CLOCKED IN -- See Earshot, p. 81. Murphy Ave. Warehouses (Cook)

COLLEGE NIGHT UNPLUGGED -- Marathon frontman Chuck Carrier and modern-rockers Another Man Down go acoustic, while Kodac Harrison goes completely instrument-less (as he reads poetry), during the High's biannual college night. 7 p.m.; admission and access to the art is free with student ID. High Museum (Sarig)

COUNTDOWN QUARTET, BLUEJAYS -- The six-man "Quartet" combines pop, jazz and lounge music influences, sounding like a younger, hipper version of War merged with Southside Johnny's Asbury Jukes, or a more rootsy Grand Torino. The Bluejays, a bourbon-smooth rockabilly combo, recently added two ace players to their lineup: Henry Bruns (the Vidalias) on pedal steel and Jeff Adams (the Lizardmen) on guitar. Star Bar (Nicoll)

FELIX DA HOUSECAT -- See Record Reviews, p. 87. eleven50 (Ware)

HOLY HIP-HOP MUSIC AWARDS -- Hip-hop is such a versatile creature. One minute it's glorifying the almighty artist, and another it's rooting for The Man Upstairs. The folks behind the Christian rap radio show that bears this award show's name are paying homage to artists who do the latter. Men of the cloth are also being lauded, so don't be too surprised to see Bishop Eddie Long taking the stage with the MCs. There's an artist showcase Thursday night, and all events are open to the public. EarthLink Live (Noelzine)

HUSKY, KNAMIPROKO, ALISON KENDRA HUNT -- Former DQE third-wheel Brian Montero joins drummer Ben Arnold in a relatively new project they're calling Husky. Formerly a full quartet leaning toward psychedelic rock, the duo continues on a droning minimalist path but relies more heavily on pre-programmed loops to fill the gaps. They're joined by multimedia electronic/live hybrid quartet Knamiproko and singer/songwriter Alison Kendra Hunt for an adventurous triple bill. The Earl (Sarig)

JENNIFER NETTLES BAND -- Tonight is the second part of two former Soul Miners Daughters' back-to-back stand at Eddie's. Still backed by several SMD musicians, Nettles has found a wider following than her former bandmate, Cory Jones. Her shows sell out the Variety Playhouse regularly, and capacity crowds fill the Attic to witness the vocal acrobatics and soulful Southern steam of her more intimate shows. Daniel Lee opens. Eddie's Attic (Smith)

A KING CELEBRATION -- Decatur-born operatic soprano Indra Thomas joins the ASO (led by guest conductor Andre Raphel Smith) and the glee clubs from Spelman and Morehouse colleges for this 10th annual musical celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Thomas performs Samuel Barber's Knoxville: Summer of 1915. Other works on the program include Michael Abel's Dance for Martin's Dream, Mario Abril's Migrations (narrated by NPR's Korva Coleman) and Roland Carter's Hold Fast to Dreams, based on Langston Hughes' poems. NPR broadcasts the concert nationally Mon., Jan. 21; it can be heard locally at 9 a.m. on 88.1 FM. International Chapel/Morehouse (Sarig)

PROJECT DIGITALIA -- See Earshot, p. 81. Crescent Room (Ware)

URBAN SHAKEDANCERS -- See Earshot, p. 81 Northside Tavern (R. Kelly)

Andaluz Live flamenco guitars

Apache Cafe Trubble Phunk, Puss n' Boots, Baby Spliph, El Mo' Roonz Band

Atlanta Brewing Company Local Bands

Atlanta Symphony Hall A King Celebration

Bayou Room 911

The Blue Raccoon Bill Sheffield and the Ringtail Rounders

Borders-Lithonia Galleon

Brandyhouse Cosmic Charley, Kush

C.K.'s Wood-Grilled Pizza CK's Jazz Combo

CJ's Landing Well-trained Dog, Chris McCarty Band, Dan Random

Center Street Arts Keith Gehle

The Chamber Glitterdome

Checkered Parrot Modern Men

Chip's New Orleans Juice

Churchill Grounds Jazz Cafe Joe Grandsen

Cotton Club Nanyana

Dark Horse Tavern Loud American Tourists, Power Play, Tunamint

The Derby Derek St. Holmes

Deux Plex Apologetic Fridays, Capricorn Bash

The Earl Husky, Alison Kendra Hunt, Knamiproko

EarthLink Live Holy Hip Hop Awards

Eclipse di Luna World Mambo Mission Trio

Eddie's Attic Jennifer Nettles Band, Daniel Lee

eleven50 Felix Da Housecat, Lucy Lawler

Fat Matt's Rib Shack Blue Soul

Fernbank Museum of Natural History Martinis & IMAX w/The Bonaventure Quartet

40 Watt Of Montreal, BP Helium

Fuzzy's Place Java Monkey

Hemingway's Coconut Dave

High Museum of Art College Night w/Chuck Carrier, Heidi Hensley, Another Man Down, Kodac Harrison

Holders Hideaway Karaoke

International Chapel A King Celebration

Jake's Roadhouse Monshine Still w/Adams Township

Kaya Northern Exposure with V-103's Frank Ski, DJ Kemit, Buddy and J-Nice

Lenny's Rockin' Pontoons

Libby's Libby Whittemore & Robert Strickland

The Living Room Garage, House, Guest DJ's

Luby's Maxwell Lumnus

Lush Life Cafe Singing Chef Ras Chemash Lamed

Mary's Music videos with DJ Jigsaw

Masquerade Sanctified, James Hall, Film

The New Beer Mug Midwest Collaboration

9 Lives Saloon Circle's End, Brainwash, Skerv

Nomenclature Museum SoCo Audio Fridays - DJs Michael Scott and Marcos Pieras

Northside Tavern The Urban Shakedancers

Pecker Head Brewery Motor City Josh, The Big 3

Piper's McFly

The Poetry Planet Dinner and a Movie

Poor Richards' Pub Radio Free Dixie

Queen of Sheeba Live jazz

Red Light Cafe Dance of the Gypsies

Scrooge's Crossover

Slocum's Mike Veal, Barry Thrasher

Smith's Olde Bar Mandorico, Tonohoney. Gjee

Somber Reptile Objects of Aggression

Spike's Brick Oven Pizzeria Traci Wynn Trio

Spivey Hall Music Homecoming

Sports Time Stepdaughter

Star Community Bar Countdown Quartet, Blue Jays

Sweet Devil Moon Maurico Amya

Tasty World Swimming Pool Q's

Ten27 DJ Drama and J-Sun

The Globe Playhouse w/DJ Santana

Under the Couch The Squares, The Bedside Ensemble, Camel By The Sea

The Vault Retro Wave with DJ Caz10

Wooden Nickel Hung Jury

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