AthHalf, the half marathon and the Health Expo. Email for more information. Oct. 8 & 9. athhalf.com
D-KAPS AND S-WORDS Damian Kapcala and Clint Swords team up for a night of music.
BIG DON BAND Southern-fried local rock group.
THE POWDER ROOM Local sludgy noise-rock trio.
MULTICULT Noisy post-punk band from Baltimore.
VINCAS Local downer-punk band featuring snarling guitars and doomy, psychedelic flourishes.
WILDWOOD REVIVAL Day one of the Americana festival, featuring Athens Cowboy Choir, The Lone Bellow and live-band karaoke with Heath Haynes and The Hi Dollars. See story on p. 12.
GREY WATSON Psychedelic-tinged rock and roll group from South Korea via Alabama.
WILD ABANDON Songwriter Jesse Kennedy's experimental folk project.
VEGAN CHURCH No info available.
JIM LAUDERDALE Multiple Grammy-winning Americana/bluegrass artist. See Calendar Pick on p. 17.
JIM WHITE Winterville-based singer-songwriter with a canny lyrical style and a Southern gothic flair.
COREY SMITH Singer-songwriter who combines emotional country influences with rough, soulful vocals.
MELODIME Rootsy, Southern-flavored alt-rock band from Northern Virginia.
R.ARIEL Synth-based trip-hop artist from Phoenix, AZ.
MIDNIGHT BOI Alias of local musician Eli Rickli, playing "pseudo-Satanic hip hop."
STUPID IDIOTS Local experimental group fronted by musician Ash Rickli.
CIRCLE OF TOTEMS Dark, droning synthwave with intense vocals.
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
WINFIELD & BOYS Seasoned country-rock group from Savannah.
ADAM PAYNE Payne writes songs with a lot of heart that can either make you tear up or laugh out loud.
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.
DR. STRANGELOVE Atlanta-based band with "psychedelic ultra grooves" and "tasty licks."
PAUL TURNER Acoustic soul singer-songwriter.
NEW MANTRA Local hard rock group, formerly known as The Athens Band.
DEADLY LO-FI Garage-rock project that alternates between a duo and a one-man-band.
FALCO BROWN Funky, soulful local indie rock band.
REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!
THE ORIGINAL SCREWTOPS Crankin' the blues since 1962.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot performs tasty sets of funky Southern folk rock 'n' roll on guitar, bass drum, harmonica and vocals.
Meet this year's participants in the "Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational," a large show featuring the work of 50 potters. See Calendar Pick on p. 17.
The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is seeking proposals from professional artists for public art at the World of Wonder Park. Designs must be three-dimensional and interactive, but non-climbing. $32,000 all-inclusive budget. Deadline Oct. 2, 11:59 p.m. 706-248-1604, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.athensclarkecounty.com/parkplanning, www.athensculturalaffairs.org
KARAOKE WITH THE KING Sing your guts out.
Shop from thousands of books, including fiction, non-fiction, children's books, hardbacks, paperbacks, DVDs, CDs and more. Proceeds benefit the ACC Library. On Saturday, fill an entire bag for $10.
Meet Linda Chafin in celebration of Field Guide to the Wildflowers of Georgia and Surrounding States.
Get acquainted with the tools and craft of crochet. The class is free with the purchase of materials. RSVP.
DJ OSMOSE International touring DJ and Athens resident lays down an all-vinyl set of funk, soul and reggae.
ELECTRIC WESTERN Nashville-based DJs Jacob Jones and Reno Bo spin "danceable and obscure pop, doo wop and rock 'n' roll."
DJS IMMUZIKATION & TWIN POWERS Two of the Booty Boyz spin the newest dance party jams and classic favorites.
Listen and practice Spanish songs and stories. Participants do not need to speak Spanish.
Plus-size, Baltimore teen Tracy become a dance star in this musical adaptation.
A funny and moving play about a Brazilian maid, her boss, the boss's wandering husband and his lover.
Former Athens resident Kevin Tan presents his first short film, shot locally. The film will screen at 8 p.m. and 8:45 p.m. See Calendar Pick on p. 17.
Movie starts at dusk.
A burlesque performance with live music by New Mantra and Deadly Lo-Fi.