THE AVIATORS Hard rock with a hint of funk and a lot of power.
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.
ANDREW KAHRS This UGA grad has a silky smooth voice and soulful style that is reminiscent of John Mayer or Jack Johnson.
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.
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.
ROB NANCE North Carolina-based singer-songwriter.
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
MICHAEL BOWMAN Local alt-country/blues singer-songwriter, originally from Harrisonburg, VA.
FREDDIE & THE 509S Jazz, blues, and funk that will satisfy your ear buds and soothe the soul.
QUIABO DE CHAPEU Athens/Atlanta musicians playing a lively mix of authentic Brazilian and funk music.
YOUNG AMERICA Local alt-country band.
TANGENTS This country-fried rock group from Watkinsville carries Lynyrd Skynyrd licks and John Mellencamp melodies.
STEPHEN BABCOCK New York-based singer-songwriter.
FRIDAY NIGHT JAZZ A set of jazz tunes for your dinnertime pleasure, featuring various players and guests. Every Friday!
A unique drag show featuring performances by local drag artists.
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."
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, email@example.com
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, www.gooddirt.net
The Boomers: Reflecting, Sharing, Learning presents a short film by Spectacle de Ville about two of Athens' founding families.
Nick Prueher ("The Colbert Report") and Joe Pickett (The Onion) showcase odd and hilarious videos salvaged from thrift stores across America. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.
(Gym) Various obstacle courses and activities for ages 10 months–4 years and their parents. Call to register. 10–11:30 a.m. $5. 706-613-3589
TRIZ Local DJ mainstay spins a set.
TROGDOR Local trance DJ.
Informational meeting on courses, lectures, travel-study plans, social events, special interest groups and volunteer opportunities. Donations of school supplies will go to supporting local public schools. For ages 50 & up.
The ladies of Boybutante present a staged reading of Steel Magnolias.
(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.
Register your business to participate in the annual Athens Business Rocks competition, three nights of live music from regular guys and gals around Athens. Register by Jan. 18 at 12 p.m.