Wednesday, October 18

41 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE!

    DAVID LOCOCO Local singer performs classic jazz standards in the styles of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and more.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $17 (adv.), $20 (door).

    JON CLEARY TRIO R&B/funk group led by New Orleans funkmaster and England native Cleary.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE!

    VVUUMM Indie garage-rock group out of Richmond, VA.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE!

    ROB NANCE AND THE LOST SOULS North Carolina-based folk-rock singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $18 (adv.), $23 (door).

    CODY JOHNSON Country singer-songwriter with a crowd-pleasing vibe. 

    JORDAN RAGER Country singer-songwriter from Loganville.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m.

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. This week features special guest RoyceAnne Waldorff.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    FREESTYLE CYPHER NIGHT A night of rhymes and beats, featuring local and touring MCs and hosted by Lingua Franca.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    6 p.m. FREE!

    LAURA COYLE & TREY WRIGHT Vocal and guitar duo playing classic jazz and bossa nova, with a dash of Dolly Parton, Paul Simon and other songwriters.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    STEADY FLOW Band from Peoria, IL self-described as "the future of funk."

  • 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.


  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    6 p.m. FREE!

    Saxophone Studio Chamber Recital

    Featuring students in solo and chamber music settings. 

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE!

    The Music of Fred Mills

    Fred Mills was a founding member of the Canadian Brass quintet and taught at UGA from 1992–2009. Students and faculty will honor the late trumpeteer with a recital.





  • The Classic Center

    8 p.m. $20.

    Sigma Delta Tau Greek Grind

    Sororities take the stage in a campus-wide dance competition benefiting Prevent Child Abuse America.

  • 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.

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!

  • Iron Factory

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

    Open Mic

    OPEN MIC Hosted by Katie Collins.

  • 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.


  • Southern Brewing Company

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Chief Rocka

    CHIEF ROCKA Local DJ expertly spins a set of old-school hip hop.


  • Logan's Roadhouse

    11 a.m.

    Athens Retired Educators Association

    Socialize with other retired teachers from Athens and stay for a program.


  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    8 p.m. $5–7.

    And Baby Makes Seven

    (The Cellar Theatre) As Anna, her lover Ruth and her baby-daddy Peter await the arrival of their newborn child, they must rid their crowded apartment of three imaginary children who are starting to take on a life of their own. Presented by The Thalian Blackfriars.


Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    7 p.m. FREE!

    "Do Facts Still Matter?"

    The UGA Libraries and Georgia Debate Union host a discussion of facts in our political culture. Refreshments will be served. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.


  • Farmview Market

    Introduction to Quilting

    Learn how to piece and machine quilt with Jeannette Hart and Gay Rodriguez of Quilts by Hart. Tuesdays, Jan. 16–30, 5–7 p.m. $90.

Word on the Street

  • Georgia Square Mall

    Go Mobile Mammography Center

    Belk Gives offers free screenings to women age 40 and over who have not had a mammogram in the past year and have a primary care physician. Nov. 12, 12 p.m.–6 p.m. 855-655-2662,

Ending Wednesday, October 18