Athens, GA-based songwriter Vic Chestnutt died on Christmas Day. Now, a number of his friends, contemporaries and admirers will come together for tribute shows at Athens, GA’s 40 Watt Club on February 19 and 20. Notable musicians scheduled to appear at The Vic Shows include: Athens hero Daniel Hutchens (Bloodkin), Chestnutt’s longtime friend/producer John Keane, Drive-By Truckers producer Dave Barbe, Widespread Panic drummer Todd Nance (who played with Chesnutt in Brute), Will Johnson (Centro-matic) and Chestnutt’s recent collaborators Elf Power, Guy Picciotto and Mt. Zion. Victoria Williams, who recorded with Chestnutt on the Sweet Relief project, will also perform.

Scheduled performers include:

Friday, February 19:

Five Eight
Daniel Hutchens (of Bloodkin)
Jack Logan and Kelly Keneipp
Dave Barbe & the Quick Hooks
Todd McBride and Rob Veal
Kelly Hogan
Amorphous Strums
Ben Mize
Curtiss Pernice and Sam Mixon
Flash to Bang Time
Todd Nance and William Tonks
Jill Carnes
John Keane

Saturday, February 20:

Will Johnson (of Centro-matic)
Elf Power
Victoria Williams
Howe Gelb
Guy Picciotto and Mt. Zion
Tenement Halls
Mark Linkous
Jeffrey Richards