CANDID COAL PEOPLE Local, earnest pop-folk group playing in the style of contemporaries like Mumford & Sons.
HART SAWYER AND THE LOVE PROJECT Upbeat folk-pop from this local, female-fronted band.
OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!
LEE BAINS III & THE GLORY FIRES Gritty, bluesy rock and roll mixed with smooth, twangy R&B. Featuring former members of The Dexateens.
WIEUCA Local alt-country band with a slack-rock vibe.
REID STRIPLING Georgia based singer-songwriter and guitarist blending alt-country, folk, pop, and rock along the lines of Ryan Adams.
HAND SAND HANDS Experimental, psychedelic pop-rock from Jonathan Miller. Every Thursday in January!
ISLAND DOGS New project from William Chamberlain (Vestibules).
CS LUXEM Experimental guitarist from Lawrence, KS.
I COME TO SHANGHAI "Bong-wave" duo plays swirling, synth-heavy drone-pop anchored by bassy beatscapes and melodic vocals.
DOUG MAINS & THE CITY FOLK Michigan-based folk band.
ATHENS BUSINESS ROCKS Annual Nuçi's Space benefit/battle of the bands, featuring King Cotton & The Sweaty T's (Ruby Sue Graphics), Punch List (TSAV), Jesus Thrice (Daily Groceries), Kneel Before Diamond (Partner Software), Notary Public Enemy (Blanchard Law Office), The Fret Dressers (Baxendale Guitars), '87 Is a Place On Earth (Flagpole Magazine) and Your Band (Your Pie).
THOMAS WYNN AND THE BELIEVERS This six-piece group from Orlando plays Americana rock infused with Southern soul.
SAM SNIPER Local alt-country band.
ROADKILL GHOST CHOIR Folk-influenced rock six-piece from Deland, FL.
DANA SWIMMER A montage of garage rock with sweet, soulful undertones.
SHAVED CHRIST Local punk band featuring members of American Cheeseburger, Witches, Dark Meat and Hot New Mexicans.
CHURCH WHIP Tampa-based punk tunes.
DASHER Noise-punk band from Atlanta.
MAMA'S LOVE Local progressive rock band plays an intimate acoustic set.
BILL MALLONEE The formerly local songwriter and Vigilantes of Love frontman swings through town to play a set of his honest, heartbreaking originals.
IKE STUBBLEFIELD & FRIENDS Soulful R&B artist Ike Stubblefield is a Hammond B3 virtuoso who cut his teeth backing Motown legends like the Four Tops, The Temptations, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. Tonight's show features special guests Col. Bruce Hampton & Pharaoh's Kitchen.
ROOT SPIRITS Local two-piece blues-rock outfit draws from American roots music and psychedelia to create an absorbing experience.
DEAD RABBITS Raw and melodic '60s garage rock with firm roots in the early blues.
THE SHADOW EXECUTIVES Local blues legends. This is an open jam and guests are welcome!
BLACK MOON Loud, psychedelic, guitar-driven rock.
Throw a lime in your Coors Light and compete!
A Japanese technique for stress reduction, relaxation and healing. Every Thursday.
A percentage of sales and silent auction proceeds benefit UGA Costa Rica. Event includes tee-shirts and silent auction items from Jittery Joe’s, R.E.M., Normal Bar and Trappeze.
KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic John "Dr. Fred" Bowers and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.
Social dancing at its liveliest with jigs, reels and strathspeys. Bring your dancing shoes. Every Thursday, 7–9 p.m. $3. firstname.lastname@example.org
Local beekeeper Will Dix leads a class on the history of beekeeping and honey bee biology. Sponsored by the Oconee County UGA Extension Service.
Summertime tells the story of a middle-aged schoolteacher who travels to Venice and falls in love with an Italian merchant.
(Theater) A red carpet premiere of the top 16 short films made by UGA students. Prizes awarded for best picture, comedy and drama.
Rifftrax, best known for Mystery Science Theater 3000, presents a re-broadcast of the original episode. Comedians Michael J. Nelson, Kevin Murphy and Bill Corbett fire patented wisecracking commentary of this gold standard of bad movies.
(Madison, GA) For "Earthy Abstraction," works by Jack Kehoe, Kipley Meyer, Brian Rust and Dwight Smith that interpret the theme with natural materials. Refreshments provided.
Invitation for art works related to our collective need to deal with current human-caused climate change for an exhibit running Mar. 17–Apr. 29. Deadline Mar. 1. email@example.com, ecoartlab.wordpress.com
Seeking artists who were creating art in, or related to, Athens between 1975–1985 for a major retrospective exhibition at Lamar Dodd May 23–July 31, 2014. The retrospective will explore the relationship between visual arts and the birth of the Athens music scene. www.artrocksathens.com
The Luther College Nordic Choir performs a cappella versions of “A Spotless Rose” by Paul Mealor and “Go Lovely Rose” by Eric Whitacre, along with spirituals and works by Bach, Jennings and Schütz.
Kids are invited to create two-minute videos featuring their favorite book or series for a chance to win prizes. For ages 5–18. Deadline Feb. 24, 10 p.m. www.storytubes.info
(UGA Russell Research Center) Now seeking volunteers who enjoy goal-oriented group activities, are in good health, who have good senses of taste and smell and are non-smokers to become trained food tasters. Email application through January to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Topics include Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, eBooks and more. Call for times and to register. 706-613-3650
Traditional Okinawan hard-style karate taught in a positive atmosphere. Check website for schedule. FREE! email@example.com, www.athensy.com
Local visual artists are invited to apply to participate in the Artists’ Market at The Classic Center’s Grand Opening Community Open House on Saturday, Feb. 16. Applications can be picked up at The Classic Center box office. The first 22 applicants who meet the requirements will be accepted. Email for more information. firstname.lastname@example.org