DANGFLY Local rock band featuring an all-star lineup, including Adam Payne, Shawn Johnson, Jay Rodgers, Scotty Nicholson and Adam Poulin.
COUNT KELLAM The formerly local singer-songwriter has reunited his Athens band (Dan Nettles, Jeff Rieter, Billy Rhoton, Marlon Patton) for a special performance. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.
CREEMO Rock, blues, jazz and soul are mixed together into a smooth, intoxicating concoction of original music.
DRONEFEST Featuring an all-day lineup of experimental music, visuals and performance art. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.
THE WILDJORDANTONKSCATS AND FRIENDS Long-running local blues group The Wildcats teams up with other local musicians.
NUCLEAR TOURISM Young local rock group playing covers and originals.
THE INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS Improvised string band music with country and bluegrass underpinnings.
BILLY STRINGS "Super-charged Americana" and bluegrass artist.
THE MUSICSMITHS Natalie Smith of Grogus and husband Brian Smith of the Georgia Guitar Quarter put together eerily beautiful flute/guitar compositions.
RED OAK SOUTHERN STRING BAND This Watkinsville-based band plays rootsy Americana tunes.
LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.
MORNING FATTY Punk, ska, reggae and funk group from Gainesville, FL.
ERIK NEIL BAND Local trio playing blues/rock covers and originals.
VINCENT THE DOG Local blues-rock trio.
KITH & KIN Newly formed Athens-based folk-rock band.
The State Ballet Theatre of Russia presents a fully-staged production of Cinderella with dancing, lavish sets, detailed costumes and Prokofiev’s classic score. A pre-concert lecture will be offered 45 minutes prior to the performance.
(Reese & Pope Park) Bring what you can; take what you need. No bartering, trading or paying. Second Saturday of every month.
An all-day event featuring 35-plus musicians, performance artists and visual art masters birthing new forms of live music, acting, speech, installation and procedural creation. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.
Dr. Maurice Daniels will be the keynote speaker at the annual banquet which awards scholarships to high school seniors.
Card and video game competitors of all ages can vie for the title of champion.
Learn to play the Shadowfist Dynamic Card Game.
Families are invited to listen to a story about nature. Staff will then bring it to life by visiting a critter or going outdoors for an activity.
Explore the many faces of the museum with portrait-themed gallery activities.
Shareables are fun, educational toys available for checkout with a library card. For ages 5 and up.
The "Tween Only Space" includes a life-size board game, crafts, computer lab, photo booth and a Wii competition. Ages 8–12.
The annual "Visions of MLK Art Exhibition" is a collaborative show featuring a visual poetry project. This year's theme is "Let Us Build Bridges." The Saturday Celebration features live performances, food, guest speakers and activities. See Art Notes on p. 22.
"Upstream II" focuses on African American artists' experiences with work by William Downs, Jerushia Graham, Njambi Mwaura, Meaza Nigatu and Broderick Flanigan. Juan Logan, whose artwork is on view in "Upstream I" will give a gallery talk on his work. See Art Notes on p. 22.
SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
A video call will be held to remotely attend the Atlanta ASAN meeting.
(Hargrett Library) Serious writers may bring up to ten pages of their work, any genre, for group feedback. Each meeting will highlight books form Hargrett's Collections.
(Avid Bookshop, 1662 S. Lumpkin St.) Atlanta author Susan Crawford celebrates the release of The Other Widow.
Oconee Youth Playhouse presents a musical to help you keep enjoying the spirit of the holidays.