COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, December 29

13 events

Live Music

  • 364@255 Winter Hate Fest. See Calendar Pick on p. 16. 11 p.m. FREE! www.farm255.com

    k (v) i d s This local band, led by songwriter Jared Collins, plays reverb-washed melodic pop. Featuring backing band Velocirapture.

    VELOCIRAPTURE Loud and brash local rock group that names Velvet Underground and Stooges among its influences.

    SAD DADS New local band featuring members of Blue Division. The group tells Flagpole it sounds like "shitty Pavement."

    CHRIST, LORD Gypsy-folk act from Atlanta.

  • Georgia Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-9884

    GRECO Rock band featuring four local brothers.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $10. www.georgiatheatre.com

    HACKENSAW BOYS Multi-instrument and multi-vocal Americana group from Virginia.

    DANNY BARNES Taking traditional banjo music and combining it with electronic loops to create a unique performance.

    CORDUROY ROAD Local 5-piece Americana band drawing from old-time roots music and known for its notoriously lively shows.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DJ MAHOGANY Freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

    DJ FOG JUICE Spinning Euro/Italo/space-disco, new-wave, old school R&B and current and classic dance hits.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    DON CHAMBERS This local favorite's whiskey-soaked bootstomps capture a certain dusty closing-time chic.

  • The Melting Point

    8:30 p.m. $15 (adv. or w/ UGA ID) $20 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    RANDALL BRAMBLETT BAND Longtime Athenian Randall Bramblett presents a simplified slab of Southern music. Either blowing the sax or delivering his gruff 'n' grumbly vocals, Bramblett can toss out direct, Southern R&B kickers. CD release show!

    MICHELLE MALONE Americana singer-songwriter who puts an honest and emotional spin on her music.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

    DANGFLY! Local rock band featuring an all-star lineup including Americana notables Adam Payne, Shawn Johnson, Jay Rodgers, Scotty Nicholson and Adam Poulin.
  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    SATIRE SAINTS Power-pop trio with guitar-driven melodies.

Art

  • Cottage in Town Park

    MAG Holiday Market

    Unique gifts, artwork and seasonal stocking stuffers made by local artists. Thursday–Saturday, 11 a.m.–4:30 p.m. & Sunday, 1–5 p.m. Through December. www.madisonartistguild.org

Kidstuff

  • Barnes & Noble

    11 a.m. FREE! 706-354-1195

    Storytime

    For all ages. Children receive a free treat from the cafe.

DJs

  • Barcode

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-613-5557

    DJ LP

    DJ LP After spending the summer touring the U.S. with artists such as Mac Miller, Big Gigantic and Drake, DJ LP has made Athens his new home. Expect to hear classic anthems mixed with bass-thumping beats.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

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

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!

  • Oconee County Library

    1–2:30 p.m. FREE! www.meetup.com/altered-states-of-athens

    Spiritual Development & Meditation

    An hour of guided meditation.

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