BLUNT BANGS Local indie-pop band featuring Black Kids frontman Reggie Youngblood.
FREE ASSOCIATES Local garage-rock band that experiments with noise and attitude.
NATE AND KATE Local duo playing "nightmarish originals and fun trashy covers with guitar and drums only."
SWEET SPIRIT Power-pop group from Austin, TX.
CALEB JOHNSON The winner of "American Idol" season 13, Johnson combines a rock attitude with melodic sensibility.
THE ATHENS BAND Youthful rock band playing a mix of rock and roll originals and covers.
CANARY IN A COALMINE Haunting Americana band fronted by Jessica Pounds and Sandy Wicker.
SARA RACHELE Independent singer-songwriter from Decatur, GA.
BIG WHATEVER Underground hip hop act from Gainesville, FL.
666 GAYNGSTA Experimental hip hop project.
CABBAGE LOOPER Old school funk, soul and jazz meet today's fun hip-hop.
ECHO CONSTANT Local sample-based electronic project.
BLUES NIGHT WITH BIG C Nobody in Athens sings the blues quite like Big C. Expect lots of soulful riffs, covers and originals.
OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this open mic night every Monday. Hosted by Larry Forte.
Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a group of teens who gather at the beginning of every month to discuss and plan upcoming events. Ages 11–18. Registration required.
Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required.
Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Monday.
Start a flowerbed or replenish the soils in your yard.
Get a team together and show off your extensive music knowledge! Hosted by Jonathan Thompson.
Team trivia contests with house cash prizes every Monday night.
Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.
House cash prizes and mini games. Every Monday.
(Burnell Farms, Royston) The Athens Land Trust presents a workshop on how to extend seasonal crops with the support of NRCS EQUIP's High Tunnel Initiative. Take a farm tour and learn from experienced high tunnel growers.
(Broad 9A, 160 Tracy St. #10) Local glass artist Annette Paskiewicz teaches students how to create colorful glass pieces. May 5–6, 7-9:30 p.m. $65/class. www.athensworkshop.com