Thursday, March 8

28 events


Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!

Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    Nominations for the 2018 Preservation Awards

    Nominate a project that helps celebrate Athens' unique heritage. Categories include rehabilitation, adaptive use, new construction and more. Deadline Apr. 15. Ceremony on June 4. 706-353-1801,

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    7:30 p.m. FREE!

    SYLVIA ROSE NOVAK Southern gothic singer-songwriter with sharp vibrato and a sharper fiddle.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

    ROBBIE O'SULLIVAN Classic rock singer-songwriter from Statesboro.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $10 (+21), $12 (18-20).

    THE NUDE PARTY Boone, NC-based garage-rock band.

    CAROLINE ROSE "Schizodrift" vocalist.

    ANCIENT WHALES Fuzz-rock band led by songwriter and vocalist Enoch Bledsoe.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    8 p.m. $15.

    COWBOYS IN THE CAMPFIRE Former Replacements bassist Tommy Stinson teams up with guitarist Chip Roberts for an intimate evening of sounds. See Calendar Pick on p. 37.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door).

    HEIDI HENSLEY Local folk-rock singer performs a set of original music.

    ADAM PAYNE Payne writes songs with a lot of heart that can make you tear up or laugh out loud.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $35.

    BONOBO Acclaimed UK-based electronic artist known for his dubstep explorations.

    ATLAS Atlanta-based electronic musician and producer.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE!

    ROMANOS, FONTAINE, ELLINGTON Three local musicians present a night of grooving jazz sounds.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE VINYL SUNS Athens-based blues-rock five-piece.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    CHRIS HAMPTON AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton. Every Thursday!

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m.

    THE HOLLOW ROOTS Ballsy, bluesy rock group from Nashville.

    LILY HERNE Local group playing dream-rock with psychedelic and folk influences.

    JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.

    UNTIL THREE Athens-based indie-rock duo.

  • The World Famous

    8:30 p.m.

    HIGH UP Omaha's Christine and Orenda Fink mix indie rock, punk and soul.

    WHISPERTOWN Folk project led by California singer-songwriter Morgan Nagler.

    EMILEIGH IRELAND Local singer-songwriter and experimental performer.

    BED DETH Athens-based lo-fi, confessional indie-folk project.

    KYKY RENEE KNIGHT The leader of local band Harlot Party performs an intimate solo set.



  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $1 (headphone).

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!


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.


  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    6–9 p.m.

    Art Party

    "The Broadside Exhibition Project: verse 1" pairs local poets and artists togethe to create original broadsides, an illustrated poem. The event will also feature an interactive printmaking station, poetry readings and music by DJ Comforts. Manila Express will be on site. See Calendar Pick on p. 37.

  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    7 p.m.

    La Biennale Venezia

    John English shares experiences, photos and insights about the 57th La Biennale Venezia in Venice. 


  • The Pub

    8 p.m. FREE!

    Bullseye Comedy

    Open comedy sets from Athens and Atlanta comedians. Every second and fourth Thursday of the month.


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m.

    Concert of French Opera

    The UGA Opera Theatre will present selections from a variety of French operas in coordination with the exhibition "Opera in Print: Fin-de-siècle Posters from the Blum Collection."  

  • 40 Watt Club

    8:30 p.m. $5.


    Sweet Dreams presents "Debut." 


  • Energy Healing & Animal Telepathy

    (Ancient Suns Intuition Arts, Cobbham Neighborhood) "Energy Healing for Animals." Mondays, Mar. 26–Apr. 23, 5–7:30 p.m. "Animal Telepathy I." Saturdays, Mar. 24–Apr. 28, 3–5:30 p.m. "Meditation & Intuitive Development." Wednesdays, Mar. 28–Apr. 25, 5–7:30 p.m. or Saturdays, Mar. 24–Apr. 28, 11 a.m.–1:30 p.m. "Energy Healing for Women's Bodies." Thursdays, Mar. 29–Apr. 26, 5–7:30 p.m. $200/series. 706-206-0747,,