COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, January 12

20 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

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

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

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

  • The Bar-B-Que Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    Bluegrass Jam

    BLUEGRASS JAM Bring your own instrument! All pickers are welcome every Thursday.

Classes

  • ACC Tennis Center

    Winter Tennis

    Tennis programs are available for adults, teens and children of all experience levels. www.athensclarkecounty.com/tennis

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    10 a.m. $5–10 donation. www.reblossomathens.com

    Mama-Baby Yoga

    This yoga class allows kiddos to practice alongside their parents. Free childcare is available for little ones who would rather play than practice yoga.

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $6 (w/ student ID), $20. www.music.uga.edu

    Second Thursday Scholarship Concert

    Piano professor Evgeny Rivkin will perform works of Chopin, Debussy and Haydn.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    COUCHLOCKED New psychedelic/progressive folk duo.

    STEEL GALLERY High-intensity rock group from Marietta.

    KING ISRAEL New local alternative blues-rock band.

    RUHA No info available.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $17. www.thefoundryathens.com

    CHARLIE STARR Eclectic Southern singer-songwriter and leader of Atlanta band Blackberry Smoke.

    LEVI LOWREY Storyteller and country singer-songwriter from Dacula.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $20 (adv.), $23 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    RAILROAD EARTH Americana mainstay and "newgrass" jam band from Stillwater, NJ. 

    DAVID WAX MUSEUM Missouri-based duo David Wax and Suz Slezak fuse traditional Mexican folk with American roots and indie rock.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    COUNT KELLAM Formerly local singer-songwriter with a rich, evocative voice. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

    CLAIRE CAMPBELL Hope For Agoldensummer singer plays a set of soft, haunting folk tunes. 

    ADAM PAYNE Payne writes songs with a lot of heart that can either make you tear up or laugh out loud.

    MATT LUCAS Simple, honest music.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    6 p.m. www.3railroad.org

    THE DIXIELAND 5 Local trad-jazz/Dixieland band that features a front line of trumpet, clarinet and trombone and a rhythm section of piano and tenor banjo.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MARADEEN Five-piece rock group from Nashville, TN. 

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. TRIBBLE AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by Athens rock fixture Rev. Conner Mack Tribble. See story on p. 20.

Games

DJs

  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $1 (headphone). www.highwirelounge.com

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!

  • Blue Sky

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-850-3153

    Warm Glow Blue Sky Show

    WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!

Events

Lectures & Lit

  • 6:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    (Avid Bookshop, 493 Prince Ave.) Meet Michele Moore in celebration of The Cigar Factory.

  • 3:30 p.m. FREE! www.physast.uga.edu

    Last Tango in Space

    (UGA Physics Building, Room 202) Professor David Reitze presents "Last Tango in Space: Detecting Gravitational Waves from Binary Black Hole Mergeres for the First Time Ever Using LIGO."

Support Groups

  • Sips Espresso Café

    Athens Autoimmune Support

    A support group for anyone who suffers form an autoimmune condition. Meetings are twice a month, Wednesdays. ryan@themindfulnutrivore.com

Ending Thursday, January 12

 

Kidstuff

  • Memorial Park

    Beginning Acting Workshop

    (Quinn Hall) Ages 8–12 will use monologues, skits and improvisation to explore drama. Thursdays, Jan. 12–Feb. 16, 4:30–5:30 p.m. $83 (ACC residents), $124.50 (non-residents). www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure