Friday, August 25

24 events


  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    6–9 p.m. $20.

    "Perspectives" Opening Gala and Preview Sale

    Meet this year's participants in the "Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational," a large show featuring the work of 50 potters. See Art Notes on p. 9.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    Ciné Horror Show: Call for Art

    Seeking artwork for a horror movie-themed fundraising art show to coincide with Ciné's horror series, Schlocktoberfest. Email name, contact info, brief bio, website, concept of works to be considered, and any additional needs or notes. 25% of sales will benefit Ciné's capital campaign to purchase its building. Deadline to confirm participation is Sept. 1. Drop works off Sept. 28–29. Exhibit runs through October.,

Word on the Street

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Fall Book Sale

    Friends of the Madison County Library will host a sale with thousands of books, plus books on tape, CDs, VHS tapes and records. Most items cost $1–2, with proceeds benefiting the library. Through Sept. 16. 706-795-5597

Live Music

  • The Cabin Room

    11 p.m. FREE!

    FUNK WREX Local psychedelic funk group.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    THE GOOD LOOKS Young band playing a custom blend of rock, blues, funk, punk and alternative.

    ZALE Young, classically trained singer-songwriter leads her alt-rock band.

    THE STIR Rock band from Athens and Atlanta.

    THE BUZZARDS OF FUZZ Bluesy stoner-rock group from Atlanta.

    OLDE WORLD MONKEYS Local Southern rock four-piece.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5.

    BROTHER OLIVER Psychedelic folk-rock band from Greenville, SC.

    GUMLOG Jangly, melodic local indie-rock group.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $18 (adv.), $20 (door).

    THE RECORD COMPANY Rock and roll power trio from Los Angeles.

    STOP LIGHT OBSERVATIONS South Carolina-based garage rock band.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door).

    SONS OF SAILORS Jimmy Buffet cover band, featuring members of the Tony Pritchett Band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE!

    C2 & THE BROTHERS REED Southern rock outfit from Lexington, KY.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6:30 p.m. FREE!

    HALEY MAE CAMPBELL Folky singer-songwriter from Charleston, SC.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $21 (adv.), $25 (door).

    COREY SMITH Singer-songwriter who combines emotional country influences with rough, soulful vocals.

    JACOB BRYANT Country singer and guitarist from Jasper.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    LAVENDER HOLYFIELD Experimental pop project from local musician Charlie Key. 

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7:30 p.m. $8.

    THE BROKEN STRING BAND Athens band blending Western folk with indie rock.

    LASSINE KOUYATE Local singer-songwriter Adam Klein presents a twist on traditional West African music.

    STRING THEORY High-energy acoustic fusion and funk-oriented progressive rock with elements of bluegrass and Americana.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • Iron Factory

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    DJ LODI DODI Local hip-hop DJ celebrates the release of her new mixtape with special performances by artists featured on the record.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TRAVERS BROTHERSHIP Funky, bluesy alt-rock band from Asheville, NC.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE LAST JAMURAI New local good-time funk rock and roll band.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    THE BACUPS Fun-loving local cover band.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE!

    Adult Coloring Program

    Coloring sheets and pencils will be provided for participants to drop in, color and relax.

  • UGA Memorial Hall

    7 p.m. $3–5.

    Any Swing Goes! Dance

    (Ballroom) The UGA Ballroom and Social Dance Club and UGA Swing Club present an East Coast Swing lesson, a West Coast Swing lesson and social swing dancing.

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    Mar. 7, 2–6 p.m. (members-only preview, join for $25), 6–8 p.m. (general public). Mar. 8, 9 a.m.–8 p.m. Mar. 9 & 10, 9 a.m.–5 p.m.

    Friends of the Athens-Clarke County Library Book Sale

    Thousands of titles available. Fill a bag for $10 on Saturday.

  • Oconee County Library

    10 a.m.–12 p.. FREE!

    Perk & Pages

    Join the library for a cup of joe. Complimentary coffee and breakfast cookies for the holidays to go along with your reading.


  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    6 p.m. FREE!

    The Yargo Trio

    Saxophonist Connie Frigo, flutist Angela Jones-Reus and pianist Liza Stepanova give a performance in celebration of their first album.