Monday, December 31

18 events


Live Music

  • 10 p.m. FREE! 706-353-2439

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

  • 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.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    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.

    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.

    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.

  • The Foundry

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

    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!

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $10.

    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.

  • Manor

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

    LAMAR WILLIAMS JR. Soulful pop-rock singer-songwriter from Atlanta.

    THE NORM Miami-based group that combines funk, reggae, pop, rock and hip hop.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 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.

    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.


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Pajama Storytime

    Bring your pajama-clad kids in for storytelling and readings by special guests.


  • Athens Latino Center for Education and Services (ALCES)


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


  • Manor

    11 p.m.

    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