Wednesday, July 30

34 events



  • Copper Creek Brewing Company

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-546-1102


    Test your trivia chops for prizes! Every Wednesday.

  • Mellow Mushroom

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-613-0892

    Entertainment Trivia

    Dirty South Trivia offers house cash prizes. Every Wednesday.

  • Your Pie

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Trivia with a DJ

    (Eastside location) Open your pie hole for a chance to win cash prizes.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    Open Mic Night

    LEAVING COUNTRIES SINGER-SONGWRITER SHOWCASE Rock out every Wednesday. Contact for booking.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-549-0840


    KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke! This week's edition is a karaoke contest, so bring your A-game!

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Karaoke with the King

    KARAOKE WITH THE KING Sing your guts out every Wednesday!

  • Max

    7 p.m. $5. 706-254-3392

    Hip Hop Open Mic

    HIP HOP OPEN MIC Show off your skills and network with others in the industry.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    LILY WILLIAMSON Acoustic singer-songwriter, also known as Lily Rose. 

    SOUTHERN BRED COMPANY Local funk-inspired rock and roll band.

    ANDREW EVANS Former member of The Spacelings performs.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE!

    COLIBRI A mix of folk and rock influences.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    POWERKOMPANY Local pop duo featuring the crisp, soaring vocals of Marie Davon, playing folk songs enhanced with slickly produced electronic instrumentation courtesy of Andrew Heaton. 

    HUDSON K Electro/synth-rock duo from Tennessee.

    GILLIAN Co-ed alt-pop outfit from New York City.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    PONCILLI PUPPETS Surreal puppet troupe from Puerto Rico. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

    GORGEOUS Dark pop group from Chattanooga, TN.

    COTTONMOUTH Local group featuring members of Pretty Bird and Muuy Biien. Expect lots of fuzzy, heavy drums and bass.

    GURGLE TWINS Macon-based experimental group featuring members of Cult of Riggonia.

    DEL VENICCI An amalgamation of art, sex, pop, glam, haze and the mutual Italian heritage shared by members Grace Bellury (Lille) and Ross Politi (Carnivores).

    MANNY AND THE DEEPTHROATS Local experimental sound/video artist Manny Lage explores concepts in performative culture.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. $3.

    LIFE AT SEA Three-piece indie rock/post-punk band.

    NEW TERMINUS Atlanta-based rock band with high-powered guitar-driven melodies and stylistic pop sensibilities.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-208-0911 (Barnett Shoals Road location)

    CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local singer-songwriter performs with his band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    ADAM CLIFFORD BAND Laid-back music with a troipcal vibe.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.

  • The Volstead

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-354-5300

    TRE POWELL Bluesy acoustic tunes with soulful vocals.


  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    Buddhist Teachings

    Learn how to apply the teaching of Buddha to end suffering and bring peace to your life. Every Wednesday.

  • Dancefx

    Salsa Classes

    Learn how to salsa dance. No partner required. Wednesdays, 7:30–9 p.m. $5–10.,


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Preschool & Toddler Story Time

    Story time includes stories, finger plays, songs and crafts for literacy-based fun. For ages 2–5.

  • Revival Yarns

    6 p.m. $15. 706-850-1354,

    Knit Kids Class

    Knit Kids is a beginning knitting class for kiddos to learn how to cast-on and knit stitch. RSVP.

  • Oconee County Library

    10 a.m. & 11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950,

    Back to School Storytime

    Children of all ages are invited for a special back to school story.

  • Oconee County Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950,

    Girls' Night Out

    Girls ages 11–18 are invited to a special girls night out where friends can test some DIY beauty trends from Pinterest, make their own makeup and more.

  • Oconee County Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950,

    Pizza Taste Off

    Taste test pizzas from around the area. For ages 11–18.

  • Oglethorpe County Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-743-8817,

    All Animals Need Homes Story Time

    Learn about different animals and the different types of places that are considered home.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Judi Barrett Storytime

    Songs, activities and readings with storyteller Judi. For ages 5 & under and their caregivers.

Lectures & Lit

  • Chops and Hops

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Oconee Democrats Book Group

    This month's book is a wide-range of essays called We Learn Nothing by cartoonist and writer Tim Kreider.


  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music from Colibri.

  • Max

    8–11 p.m.

    Hip Hop Industry Night & Open Mic

    Come network and perform.

  • Max

    8–11 p.m.

    Hip Hop Industry Night & Open Mic

    Come network and perform.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    End of Summer Party

    Participants in this year's Summer Reading Program can pick up prizes and enjoy refreshments. For all ages.


  • Blue Sky

    5 p.m. FREE! 706-850-3153

    Blue Sky Vinyl

    VINYL WEDNESDAYS Bring your own records and spin them at the bar!


  • Ciné Barcafé



    Ciné presents a new series of afternoon shows for moms, dads and their babies. With soft lighting, lowered sound, stroller parking and a changing table in the screening room, parents and caregivers can watch an adult movie without having to find a babysitter. This week's films include Snowpiercer (2:30 p.m.) and Begin Again (3:15 p.m.).


Ending Wednesday, July 30


Help Out

  • School Supplies Needed

    Over 300 book bags filled with school supplies are needed for students who are homeless, disabled, living in domestic violence houses or living in impoverish conditions. Seeking notebook paper, pencils, glue sticks, scissors, spiral notebooks, binders, calculators, etc. The deadline for donations is July 30. 706-424-5222,