Monday, January 16

18 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    KWAZYMOTO Noisy local punk- and and folk-influenced rock trio.

    SAILOR POON Feisty garage-punk group from Austin, TX.

    BITTER Punk rock four-piece from Atlanta.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door).

    ATHENS IN HARMONY REDUX An event designed to improve race relations in Athens, featuring musical duos Elite tha Showstoppa and Caroline Aiken, Jordan Rhym and Vanessa Briscoe Hay, Squallé and Chris McKay, Repunza and Nathan Sheppard, Marco Hull and Maggie Hunter, Stella and Michael Wegner, Eugene Willis and Bain MattoxAreana Williams and SJ Ursrey, Celest Ngeve and Reverend Tribble and Monique Osorio and Tre Powell. See story on p. 10.

  • Georgia Theatre

    9 p.m. $25.

    WAKA FLOCKA FLAME Atlanta-based rapper known for hits like "O Let's Do It" and "Hard in Da Paint." 

    DJ WHOO KID Hip hop DJ and producer.

    CAULFIELD High-energy local garage-rap band.

    DJ Z-DOG Loveable local DJ spins top 40, old-school hip-hop and other danceable favorites.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JAZZ FUNK JAM Local jazz musician Mason Davis hosts this monthly jam session.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m. FREE!

    HIP HOP CYPHER NIGHT Athens rappers and producers Project Paul, Yung'N Restless, Solo 10k, Ziggy RoxXx, Ricky Digits and Jonbthedj hold down a cypher night. Jonbthedj will provide instrumentals for an open-mic freestyle after the performers have finished their sets.

Karaoke & Open Mic


  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

    8 p.m. FREE!

    Dirty South Trivia: Sex, Drugs and Rock and Roll

    Team trivia contests with house cash prizes every Monday night.

  • Beef 'O' Brady's

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1916

    General Knowledge Trivia

    Win house cash and prizes! Every Monday night.

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    1 p.m. $4.

    Duplicate Bridge

    Beginner players welcome.

Support Groups


  • Graduate Athens

    5 p.m. FREE!

    Classic City Chefs and Cooks Association

    Chefs, cooks and culinarians are invited to discuss industry issues.


  • Winterville Center for Community and Culture


    Strengthen your core, legs, glutes and back. Bring a mat. For adults of all ages. Tuesdays, 6–7 p.m. $7.50. 706-742-0823 


  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required. 


  • Clarke Central High School

    8:30–9:30 a.m. FREE!

    MLK Day of Service

    "A Day On and Not a Day Off" starts with a morning celebration. Volunteers will do service projects at various locations around town for the rest of the day.

  • 3 p.m. FREE!

    MLK Day Parade and Fest

    (Hull and Washington Streets) UGA Live and the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement host a parade through the streets followed by a block party at Max with guest speakers, live performances, food vendors and more.

  • The Old Pal

    6 p.m. & 8 p.m. $40.

    Empty Bowls South

    Hosted by The Seed & Plate in partnership with potter Regina Mandell of Forged and Found, chefs prepare a special dinner served in handmade bowls that raises funds for the American Civil Liberties Union and Athens Immigrant Rights Coalition.

  • 12 p.m. FREE!

    Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Ecumenical Services

    (Greather Bethel A.M.E. Church, 140 Rose St.) The Athens Area Human Relations Council presents Pastor Karen Bennett as the keynote speaker.