Saturday, July 23

28 events


  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DJ Blowpop

    DJ BLOWPOP Joe Kubler (CGI Joe) spins a set of tunes.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE!

    Booty Boyz

    BOOTY BOYZ DJs ImmuzikationTwin Powers and Z-Dog spin dance hits into the night. This is a special summer "vs." series pitting different artists and themes against one another each week.

  • 40 Watt Club

    10 p.m. $5.

    Boneshakers Reunion

    BONESHAKERS REUNION Celebrate Athens legendary gay club with a dance party.

Live Music

  • 7 p.m.

    THE DICTATORTOTS These longtime Athenian chaos-cultivators stomp about and trash the night with post-grunge grooves.

    CHRIS MCKAY Local songwriter and Critical Darlings frontman plays a solo set.

  • Bishop Park

    Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE!

    FESTER HAGOOD This local songwriter sings in a soft drawl that accents his simple, plucked country songs. (8 a.m.)

    PICKAWAY No info available. (10 a.m.)

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    ROCK*A*TEENS Canonical indie rock band born from Atlanta's Cabbagetown neighborhood. See Calendar Pick on p. 13.

    HARRY CAREY Reunited version of this mid-'90s Athens group fronted by songwriter Jim Willingham.

    TABLOID Anthemic, jumpy pop rock from members of Little Gold, Hot Fudge, Blunt Bangs and Marshmallow Coast.

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-742-7735

    BLIND ORPHAN KITTY Guitar and vocals-driven blues trio influenced by Junior Wells, The Allman Brothers and beyond.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5.

    THE LANES Project featuring brothers Kevin and Matt Lane with Richard Mikulka on guitar and Chuck Bradburn on bass playing power-pop in the vein of The Possibilities.

    TODD MAY Singer-songwriter in the vein of Jackson Browne and The Jayhawks.

  • 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.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    7 p.m. $8 (wristband), $5 (door).

    SLOPFEST Night three of the four-night festival, featuring Russell StansburyLouie Larceny, Harsh Words, Feather Trade, Seagulls, Karbomb, Savagist, Vincas, The Powder Room, Motherfucker and Hayride.

  • Lumpkin Street Station

    10 p.m.

    TIM MOORE TRIO Aspiring local Americana singer-songwriter leads his group.

  • Nowhere Bar

    SkyFest. 10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SHOWTIME Elite tha Showstoppa's band plays eclectic hip-hop mixed with rockin' funky soul.

    STEREO GLASS No info available.

  • Nuçi's Space

    7 p.m. FREE!

    CAMP AMPED FINALE SHOW Camp Amped concludes with bands of young musicians showcasing the originals and covers they learned during camp. 

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

    GEOFF FROST BAND The singer for defunct Atlanta band The Guilty Party performs with his new group.

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

    7 p.m. FREE!

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot performs tasty sets of funky Southern folk rock 'n' roll on guitar, bass drum, harmonica and vocals.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    2:30 p.m. $10.

    THE FLAMETHROWERS Athens-based surf band.

    BIG BAD WOLF AND THE HOWLERS Surfy rock group.


  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts. Live music by Fester Hagood (8 a.m.) and Pickaway (10 a.m.). Today features an educational activity on fabrid dyeing.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.-1 p.m. FREE!

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Shop for fresh and affordable produce and prepared foods. The market also includes kids activities, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and entertainment. Live music by David Court.

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE!

    Community Wellness Fair

    Learn about health and wellness resources in town such as Project Safe, Nuci's Space, St. Mary's Wellness Center, Athens Nurses Clinic, GLASS, FH Foundation, Athens Community Council on Aging and more. Free screenings available.



  • Four Athens

    9 a.m.–12 p.m.

    Introduction to Arduino

    This class covers core Arduino skills such as programming for Raspberry Pi, reading inputs and setting outputs. Laptop required.

  • Oconee County Library

    2–5 p.m. FREE!

    iPad Basics

    Learn how to navigate and protect your iPad. Registration required.

  • ACC Library

    3 p.m. FREE!

    Old Photo Repair Class

    Learn how to restore old photos in Photoshop. Brings photos with cracks, rips, spotting or mild fading. Registration required.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    11 a.m. FREE!

    Make a Book Craft

    Author Phyl Campbell presents a storytime and creative writing craft. 


  • 6–11 p.m. FREE!

    Opening Reception

    "L'Exposition de l'Art de l'Reaver, Jr." features paintings by Stephanie Reavis and is an homage to the local music scene. See Calendar Pick on p. 13.


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE!

    Family Day: Mixografia

    Kids will take a tour of "Paper in Profile: Mixografia and Taller de Gráfica Mexicana," then experiment with papermaking and collage techniques to make their own work of art.

Lectures & Lit

  • Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation, Firehall #2

    6 p.m. FREE!


    Local authors will read a paragraph from their work. Authors include Derek Adams, Jordan Rothacker, René Sheomaker, David Oates and more.