Friday, August 22

24 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    DANGFLY Local rock band featuring an all-star lineup, including Adam Payne, Shawn Johnson, Jay Rodgers, Scotty Nicholson and Adam Poulin.

    JOSH PERKINS VOODOO CREW New project from the local musician and studio owner. 

    THE PINE BOX DWELLERS "Swamp-rock" band from Waycross, GA.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $5.

    DOG DAZE FEST The first night of the fourth annual DDF features music from DIPThe Dream Scene, Woodfangs, Mans Trash, Dana Swimmer, Music Band, Cottonmouth and Timmy and the Tumblers. Plus, DJ Nate Mitchell and psychedelic visuals by Eye Gate. See Calendar Pick on p. 22.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $27.50.

    GOV'T MULE Legendary Southern rock/jam band featuring Allman Brothers guitarist Warren Haynes. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE!

    AJ GHENT Funky slide-guitar player. Set starts after Gov't Mule ends.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    BLUNT FANG Solo hip hop project from Negashi Armada of Supreeme fame.

    GINKO Edgar Lopez's fuzzy, beat-driven experimental hip hop project. 

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

    FIT OF BODY Beat-heavy Atlanta-based project.

    BLACK PARADISE Eclectic local lo-fi pop group.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. $3.

    FUNKASAURUS WREX Local psychedelic funk group, formerly known as Weaver D's Funk Revival.

    SATURN VALLEY Local progressive jam fusion band.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    FIVE EIGHT Legendary Athens rock trio that consistently pumps out boisterous rock and roll. See story on p. 16.

    TAWNY ELLIS Los Angeles-based singer-songwriter.

    ADAM KLEIN Local songwriter playing a rustic blend of country, folk and Americana.

    THE SMOKING FLOWERS Nashville, TN-based alt-country duo.

  • 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.

  • Max

    10 p.m. $3. 706-254-3392

    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. 

    BAGHOUSE Long-dormant experimental group that spends time exploring instrumental jazz, ambient and post-rock.

  • The Melting Point

    9 p.m. $10 (adv)., $13 (door).

    ABBEY ROAD LIVE Beloved local Beatles tribute band known for its attention to detail and musical proficiency. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    6 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SQUARE GROUPER BAND Party-minded rock and cover band from Florida.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    CRAIG WATERS & THE FLOOD Local blues guitarist and songwriter.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    BACK ALLEY BLUES BAND Featuring locals Paul Scales, John Straw, Dave Herndon and Dead Quinter playing blues jams.

  • The World Famous

    11 p.m.

    COYOTES IN BOXES Nashville-based, West Virginia-born folk-pop group.

    WILBUR BY THE SEA Featuring the introspective musing of singer-songwriter Sean Knisely.


  • Cutters Pub

    10 p.m. 706-353-9800

    Mob Knarly, Flash Bomb

    MOB KNARLY Local EDM DJ spins a set of party tunes. See story on p. 15.

    FLASHBOMB Local DJ who specializes in getting turnt. 

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    11 p.m. FREE!

    DJ Harry Peter

    DJ HARRY PETER Spinning all the hits!


  • Athens Community Theater

    Aug. 22–23, 8 p.m. & Aug. 24, 2 p.m. $10.


    Town & Gown Players present a Special Booth Project fundraiser production of Harold Pinter's acclaimed drama Betrayal, a spellbinding look at the complex web of duplicity and emotion in a classic love triangle. Starring Terrell Austin, Steve Elliott-Gower and Allen Rowell, and directed by Gay Griggs McCommons. See Calendar Pick on p. 22.


  • BMA At Home

    Aug. 22, 5–7 p.m. & Aug. 23, 12–4 p.m. FREE!

    Trunk Show

    Meet the artist behind Catiques, a collection of jewelry accessories created from vintage findings.

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Artist Talk with Eleanor Davis

    Locally based but nationally renowned artist Eleanor Davis discusses her new book, How to Be Happy. See Story on p. 20.


  • UGA Tate Student Center

    Aug. 22–24, 3, 6 & 9 p.m. $1–2.

    Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    (Theater) Steve Rogers, aka Captain America, struggles to embrace his role in the modern world and battles a new threat from old history: the Soviet agent known as the Winter Soldier.


  • Seney-Stovall Chapel

    Aug. 22, 7:30 p.m. Aug. 23, 2:30 & 7:30 p.m. Aug. 24, 2:30 p.m. $12.

    Music From the Silver Screen

    Enjoy music from popular movies. Presented by the Athens Choral Society.

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Library

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Finding Gus

    Listen as Maryland-based storyteller Ellouise Schoettler presents Finding Gus: Love. Loss. Reunion., a touching story about her grandfather, a 1905 Southern college football star.


  • UGA Tate Student Center

    10 p.m.–2 a.m. FREE! (students), $5 (non-students).

    Dawgs After Dark

    "A Red and Black Carpet Premiere" will feature Hollywood-themed activities, inflatables, interactive games and free food. Park of Big Dawg Welcome 2014.