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Monday, December 31

19 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+) $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    MUUY BIIEN Local band plays '80s-style punk rock that's equal parts Minor Threat and The Fall.

    THE POWDER ROOM New scuzzy, noisy, heavy, loud trio featuring ex-members of Manray and Pride Parade.

    VINCAS Energetic, erratic garage punk with growling guitars, howling vocals and a bit of rockabilly swagger.

    NATIONAL ANTHEM High-energy rock band featuring members of Reptar, Marriage and Big C & the Velvet Delta.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    BOYCYCLE Local band featuring Andre Ducote, Ashley Floyd, Austin Williams and Bryson Blumenstock playing dreamy, inventive tunes driven by various percussive instruments and synth.

    WHITE KNUCKLE EXPRESS No information available.

  • 40 Watt Club

    10 p.m. $8. www.40watt.com

    RADIOLUCENT Popular local band falling somewhere between bluesy Southern rock and the poppier side of alt-country.

    DANA SWIMMER A montage of garage rock with sweet, soulful undertones.

  • Georgia Bar

    10 p.m. $10 (adv) $15 (door). 706-546-9884

    BLOODKIN The long-running Athens quartet plays a bluesy style of roots-rock music with big guitars and sharply written lyrics for darkly countrified bar-room rock.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    MODERN SKIRTS One of Athens' favorite pop acts, this foursome went from piano-driven darlings to more experimental electronic-inspired dance pop.

    KISHI BASHI of Montreal's violinist creates rhythmic, experimental pop music.

    YIP DECEIVER An infectiously fun blend of feel-good pop, R&B grooves and noise-bending electro from right here in Athens. Featuring of Montreal's Davey Pierce.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    THE GOLD PARTY Local band plays original, '80s-inspired electro new wave jams.

    DIE YOUNG STAY PRETTY Blondie cover band!

    TWIN POWERS DJ Dan Geller (The Gold Party, The Agenda) and friends spin late-night glam rock, new wave, Top 40, punk and Britpop.

  • Green Room

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-353-2439

    IMMUZIKATION Celebrated local DJ Alfredo Lapuz, Jr. hosts a dance party featuring high-energy electro and rock.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

  • Manor

    10 p.m. $7 (21+), $15 (18+). www.manorathens.com

    DJ RX Mixing rock, rap, dubstep and top hits synced to music videos on the big screen.

  • The Melting Point

    7 p.m. $39.50 (ticket), $78 (ticket and buffet dinner). www.meltingpointathens.com

    KINCHAFOONEE COWBOYS This Athens institution has been covering classic country for 20 years with a handful of twangy originals thrown in the mix.

    CHARLIE GARRETT BAND Country-tinged Southern rock.

    CLAY LEVERETT Some of Athens' finest country music!

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SHOWTIME Elite tha Showstoppa's band plays eclectic hip-hop mixed with rockin' funky soul.

    LOWDIVE Local ska/reggae band.

  • The Office Lounge

    9:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    TANGENTS This country-fried rock group from Watkinsville carries Lynyrd Skynyrd licks and John Mellencamp melodies.

  • The Rialto Room

    8 p.m. www.hotelindigoathens.com

    DIRK HOWELL BAND Party band featuring '60s-style R&B, disco and beach music.

  • VFW

    7:30 p.m. $12. 706-543-5940

    THE SENSATIONAL SOUNDS OF MOTOWN Six veteran musicians entertaining crowds in the Southeast for nearly 18 years promise an exciting, live-energy show.

Games

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-543-8997

    Trivia

    Athens' toughest trivia. $100 grand prize every week! All ages.

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    7–8 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Pajama Storytime

    (Danielsville) Bring your pajama-clad kids in for a set of stories and a bedtime snack.

Classes

  • Athens Latino Center for Education and Services (ALCES)

    Zumba

    Instructed by Maricela Delgado. Every Monday and Tuesday, 7:30–8:30 p.m. $3. 706-540-0591

Events

  • Manor

    11 p.m. www.manorathens.com

    New Year's Eve Party

    DJ RX starts the party as soon as the ball drops on the big screen and $2,013 falls from the ceiling.

  • Allgood Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-549-0166

    Studio 54 NYE Disco Frenzy

    Count down to the New Year with party favors, dancing and a red carpet.

Ending Monday, December 31

 

Word on the Street

  • Oconee County Library

    The Giving Tree

    Library visitors can pick a book from the Giving Tree and the library will put a  bookplate in the book to honor a person of the visitor's choice. Throughout December. 706-769-3950