Friday, January 18

22 events


  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    DJ Mahogany

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

  • Crow's Nest

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-546-7050

    TRIZ, Trogdor

    TRIZ Local DJ mainstay spins a set.

    TROGDOR Local trance DJ.


  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10:30 p.m. $5.

    Athens Showgirl Cabaret

    See performances by local drag artists.

  • College Square

    9:30 a.m. (children), 7:30 p.m. (adults). $20–45.

    Terrance Simien and the Zydeco Experience

    Grammy award-winning recording artist featured in Big Easy and The Princess and the Frog. In the morning, Simien performs kid-friendly "Creole for Kidz and History of Zydeco." 


  • Oconee County Library

    Computer Classes

    Advanced to beginner computer classes offered by appointment and in scheduled classes. Subjects include email for beginners, Google Earth, Windows and more. Call to register. 706-769-3950,

  • Good Dirt

    Clay Classes

    Weekly "Try Clay" classes ($20/person) introduce participants to the potter's wheel every Friday from 7–9 p.m. "Family Try Clay" classes show children and adults hand-building methods every Sunday from 2–4 p.m. $20. 706-355-3161,

Live Music

  • 10 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    ROB NANCE North Carolina-based singer-songwriter.

  • 8–11 p.m. FREE!

    FRIDAY NIGHT JAZZ A set of jazz tunes for your dinnertime pleasure, featuring various players and guests. Every Friday!

  • 10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-5557

    FREDDIE & THE 509S Jazz, blues, and funk that will satisfy your ear buds and soothe the soul.

  • 9 p.m. FREE!

    MICHAEL BOWMAN Local alt-country/blues singer-songwriter, originally from Harrisonburg, VA.

  • Amici

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-353-0000

    THE AVIATORS Hard rock with a hint of funk and a lot of power.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $6 (21+), $8 (18+).

    DIARRHEA PLANET Anthemic rock from Nashville with a sense of humor.

    PUJOL Twangy, energetic garage rock signed to Jack White's Third Man Records.

    FRANKENSTRANGLER Side project of TJ Mimbs and Frank Keith IV of The District Attorneys.

  • Farm 255

    11 p.m. FREE!

    ANDREW KAHRS This UGA grad has a silky smooth voice and soulful style that is reminiscent of John Mayer or Jack Johnson.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. SOLD OUT!

    DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS Local Southern rock superstars return for a three-night stand.

    GRASS GIRAFFES Buzzworthy local band puts together a psychedelic and anthemic dance party.

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $10.

    ZOOGMA Combining DJ beats with a rock band to create a fusion between electronica and rock.

    MOCHIPET Group headed by DJ David Y Wang.

    DJ WILL WEBER This rising DJ and producer fluidly blends trap, Moombahton and dubstep with contemporary indie and hip-hop.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    QUIABO DE CHAPEU Athens/Atlanta musicians playing a lively mix of authentic Brazilian and funk music.

  • Nowhere Bar

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

    YOUNG AMERICA Local alt-country band.

  • 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.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30 p.m. FREE!

    STEPHEN BABCOCK New York-based singer-songwriter.


  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Community Snapshot: Athens Georgia Revisited

    The Boomers: Reflecting, Sharing, Learning presents a short film by Spectacle de Ville about two of Athens' founding families.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    7:30 p.m. & 9:30 p.m. $10.

    Found Footage Festival

    Nick Prueher ("The Colbert Report") and Joe Pickett (The Onion) showcase odd and hilarious videos salvaged from thrift stores across America. See story on p. 11.


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    12–4 p.m. FREE!

    Book, Jacket and Journal Show

    (Third Floor) A display of all of the Association of American University Presses 2012 Book, Jacket, and Journal Show winners, including Scholarly Typographic, Scholarly Illustrated, Trade Typographic, Trade Illustrated and Jackets & Covers design awards.

Ending Friday, January 18


Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    Athens Business Rocks Sign Up

    Register your business to participate in the annual Athens Business Rocks competition. Bands can cover up to three songs. Proceeds benefit Nuci's Space. Registration ends Feb. 28. Event held May 13.