Friday, July 1

22 events


  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DJ Mahogany

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. FREE!

    Booty Boyz

    BOOTY BOYZ DJs ImmuzikationTwin Powers and Z-Dog spin dance hits into the night.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-549-0840


    KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!


  • ACC Library

    4 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Anime Club

    Join other 6–12 graders to watch your favorite anime series, draw, and experiment with origami designs.


  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    7–9 p.m. FREE!

    Independence Day Concert & Picnic

    (Madison) Summer wouldn't be complete without this old-fashioned celebration of our nation's independence. Bring picnic baskets, tables or chairs to the front lawn of the Cultural Center. Following a patriotic concert by the Classic City Band, fireworks will be presented from William Wood Park. See Story on p. 7.

  • 5 p.m. 9:30 p.m. (fireworks)

    Downtown Fireworks Spectacular

    (Thomas St. Hancock & Clayton Ave.) Festivities include bouncy houses, face painting, food carts and other vendors. Live music by Dwight Wilson and the Classic City Soul at 7 p.m., followed by the fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. See Story on p. 7.

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    KIP JONES BAND Local songwriter playing all your favorite covers and some of his own tunes.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).

    METH WAX Local, punk-inspired lo-fi pop outfit. Final show!

    DELPHINIUM Lo-fi noise-rock outfit from Kennesaw.

    FUISTE Experimental garage-rock with driving guitars.

    KUDZU KIDS Self-described as "mountain melodies from Jasper, GA." 

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5.

    ALEC LIVADITIS Local experimental cellist interested in the spatial and material aspects of sound.

    APROTAG Local ambient/drone outfit fronted by JJ Posway.

    HARPOONER Psych-pop band from Nashville, TN.

    CHRIS LOTT Experimental bassist dealing in jazz, punk and noise.

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door).

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Reverend Conner Tribble. 

    THE SHADOW EXECUTIVES Local blues legends perform with assistance from singer-songwriter Caroline Aiken.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE!

    DJ WARDADDY AND DJ CROWE Spinning darkwave, classic goth, death rock, witch house and everything in between.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE!

    SECONDHAND SWAGGER Atlanta-based band with a passion for vintage sounds and style, disciples of soul music from the 1960s and '70s.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    THE HOBOHEMIANS This six-piece acoustic band utilizes banjo, ukulele, flute, accordion, saxophone, piano, percussion and bass to perform popular roots music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

  • JB's Smokin' Pig Barbeque

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-705-6116

    HUNTER GRAYSON Playing classic country music.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MARLOWE SHEPPARD No info available.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!

  • VFW

    7 p.m.

    RAMBLIN' COUNTRY BAND Georgia-based traditional country band.


  • ACC Library

    One-on-One Digital Media Center Tutorials

    Get individual instruction for graphics, audio or video editing projects or learn to convert albums and cassettes to DVDs and CDs. Thursdays, 6 p.m. and Saturdays, 11 a.m. 706-613-3650

  • ACC Library

    One-on-One Computer Skills

    Personalized instruction available for various computer topics. Thursdays, 9 a.m. 706-613-3650, ext. 354,

  • Ciné Barcafé

    Lunchtime Workout

    Rebecca Thaw and Jenny Hill Carter host full-body workouts during lunch hour. All skill levels welcome. BYO mat. Tuesdays and Thursdays, 12 p.m. $5–10.