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Wednesday, September 27

44 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    THE RADIO RANGERS Acoustic folk and country act from Cumming.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    BLUE BODIES New local punk band.

    WHEN PARTICLES COLLIDE New England-based rock duo.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A monthly singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke. This month is a special duo show featuring MrJordanMrTonks, Honeychild, Scarlet Stitch and The Woodworks.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $20. www.georgiatheatre.com

    DREW HOLCOMB AND THE NEIGHBORS Popular Americana band from Nashville.

    DEVON GILFILLIAN Nashville-based blues and soul singer-songwriter.

    MIKE KINNEBREW Singer-songwriter with a meaninfgul, melodic sound.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    KATHERINE BALL A taste of Southern gothic blues.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DONNY KNOTTSVILLE Local hip-hop artist combines modern and traditional rap styles. 

    KAE'EL Georgia artist creating dance-centric hip-hop and R&B.

    CASA VETTE A mix of electronic, ambient and hip hop.

  • Iron Factory

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

    BLUES JAM Hosted by Jesse Mariah. Bring your voice and instruments.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700 (Timothy Road location)

    RICK FOWLER BAND Original, guitar-driven blues-rock group.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MC FUNK JAM The house band kicks things off, followed by a jam with MCs on the mic and YOU on guitar, keys, bass, drums or horn. Bring your gear and get funky.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    12–1 p.m. FREE! (members), $15 (non-members). athensareaartscouncil@gmail.com, www.athensarts.org

    AAAC Lunch & Learn: Artist DIY Marketing

    Bring your lunch to this lecture discussing self-promotion and marketing strategies. Speakers include painter Will Eskridge, members of Pixel & Ink and Trio Contemporary Art Gallery, and Alyssa DeHayes, publicist with Riot Act Media and founder of Arrowhawk Records.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Tour at Two

    Museum director William U. Eiland leads a special tour of "Modern Masters from the Guiliano Ceseri Collection." See Art Notes on p. 10.

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    3:30 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA Symphonic Band

    The ensemble focuses on classic band repertoire as well as new music.

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    Faculty Recital

    David Zerkel (tuba) and Anatoly Sheludyakov (piano) perform songs by Brahms, Mahler, Schubert and more.

Games

Kidstuff

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

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

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every Wednesday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. Backline provided!

  • The Globe

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    Hip Hop Open Mic

    HIP HOP OPEN MIC A weekly battle-style open mic that uses silent-disco headphones to encourage audience participation. Performers can bring their own beats, or the house will provide backing.

Classes

Events

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music.

Lectures & Lit

Theater

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Sept. 26–30, 8 p.m. & Oct. 1, 2:30 p.m. $12 (w/ UGA ID), $16. www.drama.uga.edu

    The Last Witch

    UGA Theatre presents Rona Munro's tale based on the true story of the last woman legally executed for witchcraft in England. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

    $7.50–9.75. www.athenscine.com

    Latin American Film Series

    Watch Neruda (Sept. 25–28), Endless Poetry (Sept. 25–28) and Finding Oscar (Sept. 28) in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. 

Ending Wednesday, September 27

 

Word on the Street

  • The Tasting Room at Jittery Joe's Roasting Company

    Boo-le-Bark on Boulevard

    Register your canine friend to walk in the costumed dog parade. Deadline Oct. 2. Limit 125 dogs. $20 per dog. www.barkonboulevard.com

Word on the Street

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Inclusive Book Club

    Adults of all abilities can read out loud and discuss a book from the "I Survived" series by Lauren Tarshis. Wednesdays, Oct. 25. 706-795-5597, www.athenslibrary.org/madison