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Friday, February 9

29 events

Events

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Feb. 8, 5–8 p.m. (member preview night), Feb. 9, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. & Feb. 10, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. www.oconeelibraryfriends.org

    Oconee Library Friends Book Sale

    Books, CDs and DVDs will be sold for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit the Oconee County Public Library.

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Feb. 9, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Feb. 10, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. $20. www.athenslandtrust.org

    Sustainable Agriculture Conference

    The two-day conference features farm tours, demonstrative workshops and networking. 

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    WIEUCA Local band playing cheeky, guitar-driven indie rock.

    DEEP STATE Local band led by songwriter Taylor Chmura, playing driving, punky, melodic guitar-rock.

    SMALL REACTIONS "Nerve-pop" band from Atlanta.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    INNOCENT ALEX Psychedelic, Los Angeles-based indie-rock band.

    JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.

    WISTAPPEAR Ppsychedelic pop project fronted by Los Angeles songwriter and producer Ian Lipson.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $13 (adv.), $16 (door). www.40watt.com

    DYLAN SCHNEIDER Country songwriter from Illinois. 

    JORDAN ROWE Country singer-songwriter from South Georgia.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    RYAN KINDER Up-and-coming Nashville artist straddling the line between country and pop.

    ASHLEY WALLS Up-and-coming country singer-songwriter from Marietta.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $10. www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE ORANGE CONSTANT Athens-based jam band with prog, pop and funk influences.

    VEGABONDS Alternative Americana band from Auburn, AL.

    THE TRONGONE BAND Hard-driving Southern rock crew from Richmond, VA.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    FOGHORN New experimental project from local musicians Ethan LaPaquette and Parks Miller.

    DJ MAHOGANY & DJ SIPPY Longtime local favorite Mahogany teams with up-and-comer Sippy for a groovy night of sounds.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    JOE WILLEY & THE MOVIN' MEN Lyric-driven Americana music from the local folk songwriter and his band. Album release show! See Calendar Pick on p. 19.

    EMILY HORTON Graduate student playing "simple piano and guitar songs."

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

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

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    9 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    EUREKA CALIFORNIA Melodic, rough-edged, blown-out local garage-rock duo.

    AMPLINE Heavy, melodic indie-rock band from Ohio. See Calendar Pick on p. 19.

    ANTLERED AUNT LORD Fuzz-pop project fronted by local songwriter Jesse Stinnard.

  • Max

    9 p.m. $5. 706-286-0339

    BOYS WHO ROCK FOR GIRLS Local musicians perform to benefit Girls Rock Athens. Featuring Tight Blacks, Forbidden Waves, Donny Knottsville and The Nice Machine, As Dusk Fades and Enter: The Panda, plus DJs.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    GLOSTIK WILLY Self-proclaimed "masters of hippie metal" from Muncie, IN.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SANCTIFIED REVIVAL Classic and Southern rock-influenced band from Atlanta.

  • The Office Lounge

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

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    DANIELLE MOHR Florida-based acoustic guitarist and folk songwriter.

Games

Theater

  • Town and Gown Players

    Feb. 9–10, 15–17, 8 p.m. Feb. 11 & 18, 2 p.m. $8–15. townandgownplayers.org

    Brighton Beach Memoirs

    Neil Simon's depiction of his Depression-era family living in New York is narrated by 15-year-old Eugene, who is obsessed with baseball and sex. See Theater Notes on p. 14.

Art

  • East Athens Community Center

    6:30–8 p.m. $10–15. www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure

    Paint Nite

    Painters will be given an example of what to paint and their own canvas to create their work of art. Themes will incorporate Black History Month and Valentine's Day. Ages 5 & up.

  • Oconee County Library

    All day. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Georgia Day Craft Kits for Adults

    Pick up a colonial craft kit in celebration of Georgia's 285th birthday. Kits include a pineapple decoration, beeswaz candle and butter making instructions.

DJs

  • Southern Brewing Company

    6 p.m. FREE! www.sobrewco.com

    DJ Osmose

    DJ OSMOSE International touring DJ and Athens resident lays down an all-vinyl set of funk, soul, boogie and more.

Kidstuff

Classes

  • Chase Park Warehouses

    Feb. 9, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12, 10:30 a.m. $35. www.theflowerfly.com

    Valentines Flower Wreath

    (Frog Stomp Studio, #1A) Create a flower arrangement and learn how-tos and trivia along the way. Ages 15 and up. 

Ending Friday, February 9

 

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