Wednesday, September 27

39 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE!

    THE RADIO RANGERS Acoustic folk and country act from Cumming.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    BLUE BODIES New local punk band.

    WHEN PARTICLES COLLIDE New England-based rock duo.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5.

    THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A monthly singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $20.

    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!

    KATHERINE BALL A taste of Southern gothic blues.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m.

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • 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.


  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    3:30 p.m. FREE!

    UGA Symphonic Band

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

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m.

    Faculty Recital

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




Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

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


    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. All musicians welcome. 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.



  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music. This is the last Wednesday market of the season.

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Meet the Author

    (Five Points) Local author Suzanne Rutledge will read from her book From the Rut to the Ledge and discuss traveling on a budget. 

  • Avid Bookshop

    4 p.m. FREE!

    Author Meet and Greet

    (Prince Ave.) Meet author Alan Gratz in celebration of his latest book, Ban This Book.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Credit Health Program

    Matt Goren and Michael Gene Thomas, hosts of WUGA's radio show "Nothing Funny About Money," present a program on financial health.


  • UGA Fine Arts Building

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

    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.


  • Ciné Barcafé


    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.

Word on the Street