JOHN BOYLE Singer-songwriter in the vein of Willie Nelson, John Prine and Bob Dylan. He'll be joined by Adam Poulin.
ERIK NEIL BAND Local trio playing blues/rock covers and originals.
REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture.
JOBE FORTNER Country music singer-songwriter.
FEATHER TRADE This local band plays lush, moody post-pop.
GT Psychedelic punk band from Birmingham, AL.
DEAD NEIGHBORS This local band plays grunge- and shoegaze-inspired rock.
RAINDEER Synth-centric rock group from Baltimore, MD.
THE GRAWKS Punk and garage-inspired local rock and roll band.
THE DE LUX INTERIORS Local Cramps cover band featuring members of Cars Can Be Blue and Los Meesfits.
SPECTRALUX Atlanta-based experimental electro-pop band.
RICHARD GUMBY Local psych-rock project led by songwriter Scott Crossman.
SALINE Local four-piece "shoegrease" band.
JADE POPPYFIELD Experimental drone outfit from Macon.
GROUP STRETCHING New local post-pop project featuring members of New Wives and Mothers.
PHIL AND THE BLANKS This local band, a luminary on Athens' 1970s scene, returns once again for a night of rock and roll. See Calendar Pick on p. 17.
WANDA Eclectic local electro-pop duo.
WATERMELON MOON Abstract local art-rock outfit.
STUPID IDIOTS Local experimental group fronted by musician Ash Rickli.
MIDNIGHT BOI Alias of local musician Eli Rickli, playing "pseudo-Satanic hip hop."
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
MKG Eclectic, jazz-influenced four-piece led by keyboardist Marty Kearns.
BO WHITE Y SU ORQUESTRA Latin-tinged soul-pop band from Charlotte, NC.
SLOPFEST The second night of the four-night festival, featuring Ye Olde Sub Shoppe, Flight Mode USA, Linda, Mouth, Harsh Words, Little Gold, Bathrooms, Bodyfather, Blunt Bangs, Deep State, Nato Coles & the Blue Diamond Band and DJs Lord Bitter and Lozo. See story on p. 11.
THE BAMA GAMBLERS Dirty blues and Southern rock band from Auburn, AL.
STEVE BRYSON Talented folk-country artist from Clarkesville, GA.
Bring family and friends along to enjoy the mysterious world of nature at night. Includes a two-mile hike through the wooded trails and in the garden.
Now registering for the fall season. Registration ends Aug. 13 at midnight. To play, create or join a team visit www.gokickball.com/athens
DJ OSMOSE International touring DJ and Athens resident lays down an all-vinyl set of funk, soul and reggae.
CLASSIC CITY CRUNK MACHINE Local DJ collective spins a "Y2K dance party."
Experience different modalities and forms of meditation. Every Friday.
The year is 1962 and spunky, plus-size teen Tracy Turnblad is going from outcast to breakout star. Performed by Athens Little Playhouse.
Celebrate the beloved Dr. Seuss.
The second annual student-led fundraiser is a water-themed performance of aerial dance.
Local cinefile Jeremy Dyson introduces this Carpenter classic.
Now accepting registration for a summer camp that travels to different locations daily. Activities include hiking, swimming and boating as well as trips to museums, zoos and farms. Fee includes all activities and travel expenses. For ages 6–12. $175/week. 706-310-0013
Hampton leads one-day workshops in topics including painting, drawing, watercolor, pastels and sculpture. Call or email to register. 706-769-4565, email@example.com, www.ocaf.com
Currently accepting artists for exhibitions. Email samples of work to firstname.lastname@example.org
Seeking artists to display their works in August or September. Email email@example.com
(Athens, GA) Through the month of July, look for Waldo at local businesses in this city-wide scavenger hunt. The first 125 Waldo seekers who get their passport signed at 10 or more sites can collect prizes. Check website for list of participating places. www.avidbookshop.com
Bill Cottrell of Yogaful Day offers an 18-week, Yoga Alliance approved RYT200 Yoga Teacher Training program. Aug. 1–Dec. 12. www.yogafulday.com
Classes are taught by second degree black belt Sherrie Hines. Gain confidence, improve flexibility and coordination, relieve stress and learn self-defense. Mondays and Thursdays, 7:30 p.m. Saturdays, 11 a.m. FREE! www.clarkecountyyk.com
(ACC Animal Control) Athenspets.net publicizes dogs and cats available for adoption or rescue at the ACC Animal Control. Volunteers play with the animals and help socialize them. Photographers and writers are needed to visit the shelter to take pictures and write stories for the available animals. 706-613-3540, firstname.lastname@example.org