HELLO OCHO Energetic, Atlanta-based indie rock band.
DIP Electronically composed, over-the-top pop music with hip hop vocal delivery. The band humorously and compulsively mentions "dip" in every song.
LOOK Members of Reptar experimenting with beats and modular synthesizers.
WHITE GOLD Atlanta-based ambient pop band.
FEATHER TRADE This local band plays lush, moody post-pop.
THE VIKING PROGRESS Patrick Morales has a lovely, tender voice that sings gentle, indie/folk ballads about love, death and isolation inspired by his time at sea.
CLOCKWORK KIDS Neo-psychedelic rock band from Chapel Hill, NC.
THE SALT FLATS Melodic and lively local guitar-rock band.
JONATHAN RICHMAN The former Modern Lovers frontman known for his playful, evocative lyricism returns to town with his longtime drummer Tommy Larkins.
JET ENGINE DRAGONS Local band playing a blend of shoegaze, progressive rock and technical metal equally informed by jazz improvisation and classical harmony.
HOLMAN AUTRY BAND Described as "a little bit of Hank, a little bit of Metallica and a healthy dose of Southern rock." Fans of bands like the Allman Brothers and Lynyrd Skynyrd can't go wrong here.
MATT JOINER BAND Local guitarist draws inspiration from blues and classic rock.
HARSH WORDS Local band featuring members of Gripe and Shaved Christ.
SHAVED CHRIST Local punk band featuring members of American Cheeseburger, Witches, Dark Meat and Hot New Mexicans.
CHEAP ART This Atlanta band, formerly known as Coplifter, offers top-notch hardcore.
NAILBITER Hardcore band from South Carolina.
SCROUNGE LIZARDS Jazz ensemble featuring Joe Kubler (Bubbly Mommy Gun) and Javier Morales (The Dream Scene).
DJS PREOWNED LUXURY VEHICLE AND KITTYKITTYBOOSBOOS No info available.
LANDLADY Brookly, NY-based experimental rock collective featuring Man Man's Adam Schatz.
THE SKIPPERDEES Charming local acoustic sister duo with rich, folky vocal harmonies and a sense of humor.
CONNOR PLEDGER Singer/songwriter from Atlanta inspired by blues, alternative rock, and pop hits.
HOT BREATH Long-running local thrash/punk/metal trio.
SAVAGIST Heavy-hitting local metal band.
THE HIGHBALLS Put on your bangle bracelets and tuck in those shoulder pads! Athens music vets The Highballs will perform a totally awesome set of '80s dance hits.
DOUG FUNNY AND THE FRESHTONES Local jam-influenced band.
DAVE FORKER Acoustic and slightly electrified originals and covers. Attempts will be made to rock. There will be guests.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a "mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics."
KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!
OPEN MIC NIGHT Mo Lutz hosts. Contact 770-363-4445 or firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
Join other 11–18 year olds to watch Full Metal Alchemist. Drawing supplies and origami paper will be provided. No registration required. This anime film is rated PG-13.
Fun obstacle courses in a non-structured environment. For ages 10 months-4 years old and their guardians. Every Friday.
Gather for a breakfast by Countyside Catering and find out what brings folks to the garden to visit and volunteer. Occurs the first Friday of every month. Be sure to reserve your space by the Wednesday before the meeting.
Northeast Georgia's largest thrift sale contains over 10,000 items and will benefit Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation.
This event is part of a national awareness and prevention campaign focused on men who have been sexually abused in childhood. The 1BlueString campaign asks guitarists to replace their low E string with a blue string to bring awareness to this issue. Local guitarists are invited to play a couple of songs, and all in attendance will get a 1BlueString packet which includes a blue low E string, guitar pick and sticker. Hosted by The Cottage Sexual Assault Center and Children's Advocacy Center.
This fundraiser benefits the Military Order of Cooties Auxiliary. Items include books, clothes, housewares, collectibles and more.
The Rose of Athens Theatre presents E.B. White's Charlotte's Web, an enchanting story that follows the journey of a little pig named Wilbur and his quest for friendship and survival. See Calendar Pick on p. 18.
(Quinn Hall) Five Ex-Wives in the ICU and He's Having a Baby are one-act plays. See who is still standing in the ICU when five ex-wives argue over their comatose, cheating husband and who has the most right to pull the plug.
Shop from thousands of books, including fiction, non-fiction, children's books, hardbacks, paperbacks, audio books, CDs and more. Proceeds benefit the ACC Library.
The Classic Center Cultural Foundation is offering performing arts scholarships for high school students. Deadline Mar. 7. Visit website for application, eligibility requirements and audition information. www.classiccenter.com
Donations for OCAF's annual thrift sale can be dropped off every Saturday, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., until Mar. 7. Accepted items include furniture, antiques, vehicles, electronics, appliances, books, toys, clothing, etc. Donations from the sale benefit OCAF. Call to schedule pickup. 706-769-4565, www.ocaf.com
What makes you feel safe and secure? What stories from childhood or adulthood best describe your fears—how you've confronted them and how they've shaped you? How do these stories of security and fear intertwine? Six sets of partners will be accepted for an audio recording and photo session to be archived by The Russell Library. Mar. 7, 9 a.m.–4 p.m. (1 hour sessions). $10 suggested donation. 706-542-5788, email@example.com
The Athens Human Rights Festival is seeking logo submissions for use on T-shirts, the newspaper and the stage backdrop. Logos must say 36th Annual Human Rights Festival, May 3–4 and Athens, GA. Email for details. Deadline Mar. 7. firstname.lastname@example.org
This league is casual enough for beginners, yet competitive enough for ultimate frisbee vets. Includes a complementary frisbee and an end-of-season party. Deadline to register is Mar. 7. Mondays, Mar. 10–May 26, 5–7:30 p.m. $30 (members), $42. email@example.com, www.goodlookultimate.com/leagues/sprang