For all ages. Children receive a free treat from the cafe.
Greater Oconee Area Lacrosse teaches lacrosse skills and holds scrimmages to help players prepare for joining league play next year. For girls ages 4th-12th grade. Lacrosse sticks and balls provided.
(Bear Hollow Zoo) Crafts, stories, refreshments and a special weather forecast by resident groundhog Gus the Woodchuck. This year's theme is "Cloudy with a Chance of Cans," and participants are encouraged to bring empty aluminum cans for the zoo's Cans for Critters program.
KALEN NASH This songwriter, known for his work in Southern rock quintet Ponderosa, performs his solo material.
TIA MADRE Band fronted by Walker Howle of Dead Confederate fame, with Matt Stoessel, Ivey Hughes, Paul McHugh and Bryan Howard.
UNIVERSAL SIGH Athens-based jazz-fusion/funk-oriented rock band that strives to create a unique musical experience with each and every performance.
CLEAN BREAK Driving local indie rock outfit.
BLUE PRINT Local indie-pop band.
JEWSIC No information available.
A LOT MORE LESS Local band influenced by Weezer, Cake and Deerhunter.
RITVALS Junk-rock band featuring members of Muuy Biien.
TIMMY & THE TUMBLERS Tim Schreiber (Dark Meat, The Lickity-Splits) howls and spasms and literally tumbles over garage-y rock-anthems and retro-inspired pop songs.
LITTLE GOLD Local songwriter Christian DeRoeck, formerly of Brooklyn band Woods, plays folky, rolling pop.
SEX BBQ East Atlanta 'surf-rock space wizards' playing psychedelic yet melodic math-rock inspired tunes.
ATHENS BUSINESS ROCKS Annual Nuci's Space benefit/battle of the bands featuring The Double Oh Zone Presents: Shaken, Not Stirred (The Red Zone), The Torpideros (Oglethorpe County Schools), Sam & The Backbreakers (Auto Max), 80# Cougar (Bel-Jean Copy & Print), Botjam (State Botanical Garden of Georgia), Turnip the Beets (Heirloom Café), 40 Cent (40 Watt Club) and Book You! (Avid Bookshop).
T.S. WOODWARD Psychedelic, piano-centric pop from this local singer-songwriter.
SENSUAL PREDATOR Noisy, experimental local rock band.
KARA KILDARE Kill Kill Buffalo frontwoman plays a solo set.
TWIN POWERS DJ Dan Geller (The Gold Party, The Agenda) and friends spin late-night glam rock, new wave, Top 40, punk and Britpop.
LES RACQUET Prog/power-pop trio with three-part vocal harmonies, catchy melodies and interesting instrumentals, all backed up with jazz musicianship.
AMERICAN MANNEQUINS "Thoughtful, melodic, and danceable rock 'n' roll for the upcoming new wave apocalypse."
CHRIS ENGHAUSER TRIO Local "hillbilly swing" outfit featuring Enghauser, Leah Calvert and Jason Kenney.
THE HOBOHEMIANS This six-piece, acoustic band utilizes banjo, ukulele, flute, accordion, saxophone, piano, various percussion, drums and bass to perform popular American and European roots music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s: a potent mix of proto-jazz, blues and folk. CD release party featuring dancers from The Modern Pin Ups, The Tap Company and Swung.
THE ENGLISH BEAT Celebrated English 2 tone ska revival band that combines pop, soul, reggae and punk rock. See Calendar Pick on p. 24.
LOWDIVE Local ska/reggae band.
SAINT FRANCIS Local roots-rock band led by Scott Baston (Moonshine Still).
ALARM CLOCK CONSPIRACY DUO Acoustic duo from Asheville, NC.
KEN WILL MORTON AND THE CONTENDERS With his gritty, soulful rasp, Morton trudges through Americana's roots with rock and roll swagger and a folksinger's heart. His new band features Doug Blakeman on bass and Louis Phillip Pelot on drums.
LEVI LOWERY Storyteller and singer-songwriter from Dacula. Birthday celebration show!
SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll!
Glee clubs from four high schools in Northeast Georgia will compete as part of a fundraiser for Children First, an advocacy group for safe, stable and nurturing living conditions for children.
Performances by The Modern Pin-Ups, The Tap Company and swing dancing group Swung. Live music by The Hobohemians, who are celebrating their CD release. Proceeds benefit the Healing Place of Athens.
Step performances by eight fraternities and sororities.
Sample hundreds of wines from around the world. Followed by a gourmet dinner.
Are you brave? Take a dip in the waters of Lake Chapman to raise money for Habitat for Humanity of Athens.
The late local musician Craig Lieske is remembered by his friends and family. All are welcome.
Featuring these brews: Black Note, Hopslam, Barrel Aged Cherry Stout, Sweet Potato Stout, The Oracle, Oberon and more.
A musical revue featuring country hits by Oakidge Boys, Dolly Parton, Faith Hill, Darius Rucker and more.
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
An invasive-plant eradictation project hosts a bi-monthly community workday along the Birchmore Trail. Bring work gloves and tools.
Emily Hall creates one-of-a-kind prints directly from a metal plate. Visit website to reserve appointment.
Seeking artists for monthly exhibits. Email samples to email@example.com
Back-to-back paper-making workshops. Feb. 2, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. (beginner) & 1–4 p.m. (intermediate). $80 each. www.ocaf.com