Thursday, March 3

32 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

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

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!



  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Oconee Rivers Audubon Society

    UGA PhD student Christine Fortuin speaks on "The Wild Bees of Georgia."

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    5–6 p.m. FREE!

    Rimasunchis! Quechua Conversation Table

    Learn about the Quechua language and discuss Andean culture. No previous knowledge of Quechua is required. 



  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $5 (w/ student ID), $10.

    UGA Symphony Orchestra

    The orchestra presents Mozart's The Marriage of Figaro," Manuel de Falla's "El Amor Brujo" and Mendelssohn's Symphony No. 3. 

Live Music

  • 9 p.m.

    VAMANOS Scuzzy garage-punk band from Brooklyn, NY.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    BROKEN WINDOWS Local trio with a mathy, noise-rock vibe. Formerly known as RoHit.

    BOURGEOIS GIRL Jangly post-pop duo from Denver, CO.

    NIHILIST CHEERLEADER Local up-and-comers play energetic, fun lo-fi punk rock.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. FREE!

    SEAN MCCONNELL Singer-songwriter out of Nashville, TN who describes his sound as "lyric-driven roots-rock."

    JOBE FORTNER Country music singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door).

    THE MAIN SQUEEZE Jam-rock band from Bloomington, IN.

    PIGEONS PLAYING PING PONG Funky electro-rock group from Baltimore.

    UNIVERSAL SIGH The local jam band poses as Radiohead for a special tribute set.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). 706-353-4721

    SEX BBQ East Atlanta "surf-rock space wizards" playing psychedelic yet melodic math-rock inspired tunes. 

    LONG LIVE THE GOAT Dark and heavy stoner-rock trio from Chicago.

    DAY OLD MAN Black/doom/sludge metal band from Atlanta.

  • The Grotto

    10 p.m. 706-549-9933

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays funky Southern folk rock 'n' roll.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE!

    OLD SKOOL PRESENTS… Jason Fuller and Seth Hendershot get together with friends to bring you some of their favorite sounds. This week features Ansley Stewart.

  • Live Wire

    9 p.m. FREE!

    TECROPOLIS Athens' longest-running electronic dance music series, with special guests.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    VEGABONDS Alternative Americana band from Auburn, AL.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30 p.m. FREE!

    LILY HERNE Local alternative rock trio.

  • Your Pie

    Noon & 6 p.m. FREE! 706-850-7424 (Five Points location)

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot performs solo sets of funky Southern folk rock 'n' roll.

Lectures & Lit


Word on the Street

  • BikeAthens

    Bike Clinic

    Learn how to repair your bike with tools and advice from experts. Thursdays, 6–8:30 p.m. $10 donation.

  • Multiple Locations

    Paint the Town Red

    Various businesses will donate 10% of a day's proceeds to the Athens Salvation Army in celebration of its 100th anniversary in the Classic City. Participating businesses include Taqueria La Parilla (Jefferson Rd.) and The Place on Mar. 14; Barberito's in Five Points, Buffalo's Cafe and Sr. Sol on Mar. 15;  Beechwood Chick-fil-A on Mar. 16; Atlanta Hwy. Chick-fil-A on Mar. 17; Em's Kitchen on Mar. 18; and Chops and Hops, Dress Up Boutique, Empire South Clothier and Heirloom Café on Mar. 19. 706-255-8644



  • UGA Memorial Hall

    6–8 p.m.

    Argentine Tango Classes

    Learn to dance with the UGA Tango Club. No partner required.

  • ACC Library

    12 p.m. FREE! 706-583-8834

    Finance Seminar

    Edward Jones financial advisor Mike Williams hosts "Bond Investing Admist Interest Rate Uncertainty." Lunch will be served. Reservation required.

  • Healing Arts Centre

    Hatha Yoga

    (Sangha Yoga Studio) Michelle Arington leads a yoga practice for all skill levels. Saturdays, 12–1:30 p.m. $14.


  • UGA Chapel

    Mar. 1–3, 7:30 p.m. $10.

    Monty Python's Spamalot

    UGA's musical theater troupe Next Act presents the Tony-winning musical based on the cult classic film Monty Python and the Holy Grail. See Theater Notes on p. 13.

  • Memorial Park

    Mar. 3–5, 7:30 p.m. & Mar. 6, 3 p.m. $12–15.

    Leading Ladies

    (Quinn Hall) Athens Creative Theatre presents a comedy by Ken Ludwig in which two English Shakespearean actors, Jack and Leo, find themselves down on their luck and attempt to pass themselves off as a dying woman's relatives in order to get her inheritance.


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Behind-the-Scenes Film Series: Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present

    The Grandmother of Performance Art reveals the preparation that went into her retrospectie exhibition of controversial work at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Presented in conjunction with the museum's current exhibition, "Tools of the Trade." See Calendar Pick on p. 38.