Wednesday, May 23

31 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

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

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE!

    B.E.N. Atlanta artist playing "massage room tunes with a splash of electronica and just a hint of funk."

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5.

    ANNE ELISE HASTINGS AND HER REVOLVING CAST OF CHARACTERS Americana-flavored rock group from New Orleans.

    NIKKI AND THE PHANTOM CALLERS Indie-country group from Atlanta.

    FOXFIRE REVIVAL Folky local string band.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5.

    VENUS Punky grunge band comprised of three Athens high schoolers.

    THE TINES Young local funk-rock group.

    FULL MOON VARSITY BAND Students from the Full Moon School of Music perform.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9 p.m. FREE!

    DAVE MARR Local singer-songwriter and bandleader with a deep, resonant country twang.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE!

    JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite yacht rock, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs.

  • 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

    TOM VISIONS Post-mystical, electronic, psychedelic music. Visions is joined by drummer John Norris and violist Ezra Buchla.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    CHRIS HAMPTON TRIO A versatile band that plays covers, originals and gladly takes requests.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    GUILT RIDDEN TROUBADOUR Roots-rock band from Charleston, SC led by songwriter Reid Stone.

  • 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.




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!


  • 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 by B.E.N. on May 23 and WUOG on May 30.

  • 8:30 a.m. FREE!

    1 Million Cups

    (Seller Labs, 1 Press Place) 1MC is a national program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. Each week, a local startup presents their company to a supportive audience.

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Library

    2 p.m. FREE!

    Myth Storytime

    Join the Oconee County High School Latin Club for stories about gods and goddesses, heroes and creatures from ancient Greek and Roman mythology.


Ending Wednesday, May 23


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