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Monday, September 15

16 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    WESTERN STAR Grungy, eclectic alt-rock band from Baltimore, MD.

    SLOW PARADE No info available.

    MICHAEL BOWMAN Local alt-country/blues singer-songwriter, originally from Harrisonburg, VA. 

  • Dos Palmas Restaurant & Cantina

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-353-7771

    TRE POWELL Bluesy acoustic tunes with soulful vocals.

  • Georgia Theatre

    Americana Mondays. On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    DELANEY DAVIDSON Mysterious minimal blues artist. 

    CALEB CAUDLE New Orleans-based songwriter playing soulful alt-country and roots-pop.

    PETE STEIN Alt-country singer songwriter based out of Colorado. 

  • The Melting Point

    7 p.m. FREE! www.meltingpointathens.com

    THE HOOT Monthly showcase put on by the Athens Folk Music & Dance Society. This month's "Blues & BBQ Hoot" features Jarekus Singleton and WrennMarion Montgomery & Glyn Denham open and host. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JAZZ FUNK JAM WITH MASON DAVIS Local jazz player Mason Davis hosts a jam session.

Karaoke & Open Mic

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Open Playtime

    Children ages 1–3 and their caregivers can come play with toys and meet friends. 

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 329

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Bedtime Stories

    Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Monday.

Games

Events

DJs

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DJ Ba'al Tha Tsar

    DJ BA'AL THA TSAR Spinning funk, post-disco and '80s R&B.

Tuesday, September 16

32 events

Events

  • Friendship Christian Church

    7:30 p.m. FREE! wwwathensrockandgemclub.org

    Athens Rock and Gem Club

    Everyone is invited to bring their new found treasures and stories from the summer for a "Show and Tell."

  • West Broad Market Garden

    4–7 p.m. 706-613-0122, www.athenslandtrust.org

    Tuesday Farmers Market

    Fresh produce and cooked foods. Offers double dollars for EBT shoppers. Held every Tuesday.

  • First Christian Church

    4–7 p.m. www.oconeefarmersmarket.org

    Oconee Farmers Market

    (Watkinsville) Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more.

  • ACC Council on Aging

    12–3 p.m. www.accaging.org

    Produce Stand

    This mobile produce stand sells fresh, sustainable and locally-grown fruits and vegetables sourced from the community gardens at ACCA and UGArden. EBT cards accepted.

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-524-8079

    Tuesday Tour

    Take a guided tour of the exhibit galleries of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenssciencecafe.wordpress.com

    Athens Science Café

    This installment's topic is "Immunize This! The Challenges of Vaccine Communications." 

  • Sr. Sol

    5–10 p.m. 706-850-7112

    Customer Appreciation Day

    (Broad St. location) Enjoy live music by a mariachi band, taco tastings and 20% off your entire check.

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    6 p.m. $45. $15 (additional for wine pairings). 706-354-7901, www.heirloomathens.com

    DaySpring Farms Dinner

    This three-course vegetarian meal includes a reception with an aperitif and passed hors d'oeuvres. Meet Simone and Nathan Brett of DaySpring Farms, which is located in Daniesville.

  • All day. FREE! 706-425-2941, www.aidsathens.org

    Free HIV Testing

    (Athens Neighborhood Health Center) Take a quick mouth swab test and get results in 20 minutes. Call for information.

Games

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    JULIE HOLMES Local singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist who specializes in acoustic jams. 

    SHANE TORISCELLI Local folk-pop singer-songwriter.

    BRAD AARON Local acoustic singer-songwriter influenced by The Decemberists and Sondre Lerche.

    IAN ARMSTRONG No info available.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    PROVERBIAL Hip hop, rock, reggae and funk all jammed into one five-piece band. 

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    LITTLE BROTHERS Solo folk sounds from Ryan Gray Moore (Brothers). 

    TONGUES Dreamy local pop-rock band.

    HAPPY RABBITS Experimental pop group led by songwriter Taber Lathrop.

    SUSU No info available.

  • Green Room

    10 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    THE MATTSON 2 California-based experimental "surf-jazz" outfit.

    HAND SAND HANDS Experimental, highly psychedelic electronic sounds from Jonathan Miller. 

  • The Melting Point

    Terrapin Tuesday. 7:30 p.m. $5. www.meltingpointathens.com

    SEAN MCCONNELL Singer-songwriter out of Nashville, TN who describes his sound as "lyric-driven roots-rock."

    EDWARD DAVID ANDERSON Americana singer-songwriter from Illinois.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. www.newearthmusichall.com

    CASTAWAY Solo project of Athens-based musician Freeman Leverett, influenced by surf-rock, bossa nova and Hawaiian steel guitar.

    MYRIAD HOUSE BAND Members of Partial Cinema, Monsoon and Saturn Valley lead an open jam session.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TUESDAY NIGHT CONFESSIONAL This weekly series showcases a series of acoustic solo sets from some of the most talented singer-songwriters in town and across the country.

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    3:15–4:15 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Read to Rover

    Reading aloud to a dog creates a relaxed, non-judgmental environment that helps kids develop their reading skills and builds confidence. Register for a 15-minutes session. Grades K-5.

  • ACC Library

    9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Toddler Storytime

    Children ages 2–5 are invited to join in an interactive storytime. Every Tuesday and Wednesday.

  • Lay Park

    5:30 p.m. $3-5. 706-613-3596, www.athensclarkecounty.com/lay

    Viva Mexico!

    Celebrate Mexican Independence Day with Mexican snacks, arts and crafts, and more.  

Classes

  • ACC Library

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, heritageroomref@athenslibrary.org

    Getting Started with Genealogy

    This class will help you get started with your family research. This is a pre-beginning genealogy class. Registration required.

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    A Course in Miracles

    Learn the inner workings of a miracle. Every Tuesday.

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Zinio Workshop

    The library now offers free online magazine checkouts through Zinio. Learn how to navigate the website and app.

  • Oconee County Library

    10 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Free Online Magazines

    Learn how to use Zinio, a new online magazine service offered to library cardholders. Registration required.

  • Floorspace

    6 p.m. $12. floorspacestudio@gmail.com

    Burlesque Basics

    Drop in for a mixed level burlesque class. Class reviews burlesque ideas, themes and movements followed with some choreography application.

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $10, $5 (w/ student ID). www.music.uga.edu

    Viola Recital

    Hugh Hodgson School of Music viola professor Maggie Snyder has performed at the Kennedy Center, Carnegie Hall and other venues all over the world.

Wednesday, September 17

36 events

Games

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    9:30 p.m. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    Movie Trivia

    Hosted by Jeremy Dyson.

  • Copper Creek Brewing Company

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-546-1102

    Trivia

    Test your trivia chops for prizes! Every Wednesday.

  • Beef 'O' Brady's

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1916

    Sports Trivia

    Test your sports knowledge every Wednesday night.

  • Mellow Mushroom

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-613-0892

    Entertainment Trivia

    Dirty South Trivia offers house cash prizes. Every Wednesday.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    Open Mic Night

    LEAVING COUNTRIES SINGER-SONGWRITER SHOWCASE Rock out every Wednesday. Contact louisphillippelot@yahoo.com for booking.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-549-0840

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Karaoke with the King

    KARAOKE WITH THE KING Sing your guts out every Wednesday!

  • Max

    8 p.m. $5. 706-254-3392

    Hip Hop Open Mic

    HIP HOP OPEN MIC Show off your skills and network with others in the industry.

  • New Earth Athens

    7 p.m. $2 (performers), $1 (audience). www.newearthmusichall.com

    Open Mic

    OPEN MIC Caroline Aiken hosts this open mic. Each week there is a drawing for a cut of the door money. Contact carolineaiken@gmail.com to sign up.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    NURTURE Local post-hardcore trio featuring screamed vocals, chunky guitar and explosive rhythms.

    BASK With roots in Americana, stoner metal and post-rock, this Asheville, NC-based band is turning out their own brand of doom.

    LAND CREATURES Sludgecore jams.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    GYPSY WILDCATS New group from Athens playing classic Django Reinhardt gypsy swing tunes, as well as Americana and old vaudeville standards.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $18. www.georgiatheatre.com

    CHASE RICE Former UNC linebacker and NASCAR pitstop crew member has turned his focus towards radio-friendly country music.

    BACKROAD ANTHEM Country-rock band from Fayetteville, AR.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11:55 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE PEOPLE'S BLUES OF RICHMOND A crazy three-piece psychedelic rock/funk group from Richmond, VA.

  • Go Bar

    8 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DOCTEUR FAUST "Avant-garde duo focusing on the proliferation of self-confidence."

    RAINY TAXI Locals Cary Whitley and Leslie Grove play free improvisations for saxophones, percussion, hacked electronics and the occasional guitar.

    VENUSIAN LEISURE BOT Michael Pierce (Wet Garden) performs a solo set.

    THEREPY New experimental band featuring members of k i d s.

    FASHION Heavy synth dance-pop band from Atlanta.

    KUSA 87 Local experimental band creating visual soundscapes through tapes, pedals, vinyl and more.

    BEWILDER New minimalist project from songwriter Rachel Brooke Pause.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    WATER LIARS Rootsy, simplistic, gritty folk-rock duo out of Mississippi.

    MOTHERS Local songwriter Kristine Leschper performs gorgeous, haunting folk tunes.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    WORD MUSIC NIGHT Poetry, stories, sketches and music. Hosted by David Oates.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    ROOTS OF A REBELLION Roots-reggae/funk band from Nashville, TN.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.

  • The Volstead

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-354-5300

    TRE POWELL Bluesy acoustic tunes with soulful vocals.

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4:30–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Teen Council Meeting

    Teens can come together to discuss plans for the ACC Library's teen department's collections and programs. Pick up application forms at the front desk. Ages 11-18.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Preschool & Toddler Story Time

    Story time includes stories, finger plays, songs and crafts for literacy-based fun. For ages 2–5.

  • Oglethorpe Co. Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-743-8817, www.athenslibrary.org/oglethorpe

    What's In My Pocket? Story Time

    Find out what's hiding in everybody's pocket at this week's story time.

Events

  • Heritage Park

    Sept. 17–18, 4:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. FREE! (ages 13 & under), $16–21. www.gotothecircus.com

    Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars

    (Farmington) The "World's Largest Circus Under the Big Top" continues its tradition of performances by clowns, acrobats, exotic animals and more. 

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music.

  • The Melting Point

    6 p.m. $10 (three Bingo cards). www.boybutante.org

    Boybutante Drag Bingo

    The Boybutante AIDS Foundation hosts a fundraiser to benefit programs that provide services to people living with HIV/AIDS. Win prizes, get fed and be entertained by queens Sophia Lo Rent and Lacie Bruce.

  • Max

    8–11 p.m. www.ugalive.com

    Hip Hop Industry Night & Open Mic

    Come network and perform.

Classes

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    Buddhist Teachings

    Learn how to apply the teaching of Buddha to end suffering and bring peace to your life. Every Wednesday.

  • Transmetropolitan

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-901-7355, www.thehometeamofathens.com/workshops

    First Time Home Buyer's Workshop

    (Downtown) Become an educated and confident buyer. There will be appetizers, beverages and door prizes. RSVP.

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Talking About Books

    This month's title is The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman. Newcomers welcome.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    2:30 p.m. FREE! www.grady.uga.edu

    Charles Lewis

    Lewis, professor of journalism at American University, discusses topics from his book, 935 Lies: The Future of Truth and the Decline of America's Moral Integrity, involving the most significant misrepresentations by those in power in the U.S., goverment and major corporations, as well as the role of journalists in exposing them. A reception will follow the lecture.

  • Bizarro Wuxtry

    4 p.m. FREE! 706-353-7938

    Book Signing

    Local cartoonist Joey Weiser signs copies of his all ages comic Mermin: Book 3. Refreshments provided. Sea creature costumes encouraged but not required.  

DJs

  • Blue Sky

    5 p.m. FREE! 706-850-3153

    Blue Sky Vinyl

    VINYL WEDNESDAYS Bring your own records and spin them at the bar!

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Tour at Two

    Curator Lynn Boland leads a tour of Tristan Perich's "Machine Wall Drawing."

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    12 p.m. FREE! www.art.uga.edu

    Lunchtime Talk

    Bring a lunch for an afternoon chat with Jessica Machacek, who along with artist Ella Weber, created "Suspended Preservatives," an exhibit currently on view in the Dodd Galleries. See Art Notes on p. 15.

Meetings

  • Lay Park

    6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-424-5222

    Strong, Beautiful & Godly Girls

    The mentor organization is seeking new members and mentors for the 2014-2015 school year, as well as a Program Assistant and sponsors. Find out more about the program at this meet and greet.

Film

Thursday, September 18

42 events

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5–8 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Drawing in the Galleries

    Open hours for visitors to sketch in the galleries using graphite or colored pencils.

  • Athens, GA

    6-9 p.m. FREE! www.3thurs.org

    Third Thursday Art Series

    Six galleries stay open late the third Thursday of every month. Participating galleries include the Georgia Museum of Art, Lamar Dodd School of Art, ATHICA, Lyndon House Arts Center, Ciné and the GlassCube & Gallery @ Hotel Indigo. See website for a list of open exhibits.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Conversation with the Artist: Tristan Perich

    Filmmaker Russell Oliver will premiere his documentary on Tristan Perich's "Machine Wall Drawing," followed by a video Q&A with Perich via Skype. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

Games

Events

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8:30 a.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Nature Ramblers

    Learn more about the flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.

  • Heritage Park

    Sept. 17–18, 4:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. FREE! (ages 13 & under), $16–21. www.gotothecircus.com

    Cole Bros. Circus of the Stars

    (Farmington) The "World's Largest Circus Under the Big Top" continues its tradition of performances by clowns, acrobats, exotic animals and more. 

  • Allgood Lounge

    6–8 p.m. FREE! www.hatchathens.com

    Hatch Happy Hour Show and Tell

    Show off your newest art or tech creation, be inspired by something someone else has made or find someone to work with in a new idea. Hosted by The Hatch, a new local makerspace.

  • Catch 22 Gastropub

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

    Off-Road Night

    Celebrate jeeps, trucks and great friends. There will be raffle tickets, giveaways and food vendors.

  • Miller Learning Center

    7:30 p.m. FREE! sos.uga.edu

    Taking Action For Animals in Georgia

    (Room 213) Find out how you can help animals here and around the country. Discuss animal protection issues with Debra Berger, Georgia State Director for The Humane Society of the United States.

Live Music

  • Barbeque Shack

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-6752

    OPEN BLUEGRASS JAM All pickers welcome! Every Thursday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a "mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics." The band is celebrating 80-plus weeks of Thursday shows.

    ISAAC BRAMBLETT Southern soul singer with a roots-rock band who has performed with Ike Stubblefield and Sunny Ortiz, to name a few.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    FRANCO FUNICELLO Local guitar-driven indie rock band with a '90s alternative feel.

    SWAMP New local band.

    THE HEAD Jangly indie rock trio.

    SOUTHERN BRED COMPANY Local funk-inspired rock and roll band.

  • 40 Watt Club

    4 on the Floor. 9 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    DUDE MAGNETS Noisy indie-rock chaos.

    JINX REMOVER Formerly known as Close Talker, this local band plays driving, melodic indie rock.

    GRAFTON TANNER Local songwriter performs a solo set.

    FAKE FLOWERS New local psychedelic-tinged jangle-rock band. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    CHICKEN LIQUOR California-based band featuring rollicking twin fiddles and bright country harmonies.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12. www.georgiatheatre.com

    GRANGER SMITH Rising independent country star from Texas.

    EARL DIBBLES JR. No info available. Son of Earl Dibbles Sr. 

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. $5. www.greenroomathens.com

    FRUITION Country string quintet from Portland, OR. 

    MONKEYGRASS JUG BAND Local roots music crew.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    THE HINKLE, LINDBERG & ROMANOS TRIO Three local jazz musicians team up for a collaborative set.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    KINKY WAIKIKI Relaxing, steel guitar-driven band following the traditions of Hawaiian music. Every Thursday in September!

  • Hilltop Grille

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.hilltopgrille.com

    CHRIS HAMPTON Local singer-songwriter performing a set of solo acoustic songs.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    THE HARLEQUINS Psychelic garage-pop group from Cincinatti, OH.

    KATËR MASS Local gritty pop-punk band "influenced by Longmont Potion Castle."

    WAITRESS New noise rock project featuring members of Antpile and Family & Friends.

  • The Melting Point

    8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $8 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    THE BROTHERS COMATOSE San Francisco-based Americana band.

    ROCKINWOOD MOUNTAIN BOYS Local traditional yet eclectic bluegrass ensemble.

  • New Earth Athens

    9 p.m. www.newearthmusichall.com

    THE HEAVY PETS R&B rock band known for its energized live performances.

    THE FRESHTONES Athens-based "improg" act. 

    HALEM ALBRIGHT BAND Halem Albright has been performing his blend of unique songwriting and electrifying guitar around Athens and Atlanta for the past few years.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE 200s Groove/funk four-piece from Atlanta.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. He hosts an "all-star jam" every Thursday.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic John "Dr. Fred" Bowers and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.

  • Walker's Coffee & Pub

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-543-1433

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE Every Thursday!

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Local History Book Club

    Meet to discuss Pearl Cleage's What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day.

  • Congregation Children of Israel

    7 p.m. FREE! www.ccisrael.org

    "A New Understanding of Genesis"

    Baruch Hapern is a Covenant Foundation Professor of Jewish Studies and Professor of Religion and Linguistics at UGA. His lecture presents research on the science and philosophy of biblical times.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, vburns@athenslibrary.org, www.rslathens.org

    "Back to School"

    If you are over the age of 62, you can enroll at UGA tuition-free. Learn how to jump through the hoops and get yourself back in a college classroom. This lecture will be available to stream online. 

Comedy

DJs

  • The Flight Deck

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-613-1764

    Thursday Night Rave

    THURSDAY NIGHT RAVE Local EDM crew Chaotic Entertainment presents this weekly party.

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $10, $5 (w/ student ID). www.music.uga.edu

    Inaugural Concert: UGA Wind Ensemble

    The UGA Wind Ensemble and new Director of Bands Cynthia Johnston-Turner present Tower's "Fanfare for the Uncommon Woman No. 1," Otterloo's "Symphonietta," Hindemith's "Konzertmusik," Strens' "Danse Funambulesque," and Schmitt's "Dionysiaques."

Classes

  • Healing Arts Centre

    6:15 p.m. $14. 706-613-1143, www.healingartscentre.net

    Exploring the Feet as Foundation

    Learn to mobilize adhesions in the toes, feet and ankles to open up deeper access to your legs, hips and lower spine. 

  • Studio Dance Academy

    6:15 p.m. $12. floorspacestudio@gmail.com

    Belly Dance Basics

    Learn and practice the foundations of belly dance in a fun, welcoming environment. This class is suitable for all levels of experience and ability.  

  • Studio Dance Academy

    7:20 p.m. $12. 706-372-2918

    Belly Dance Advanced

    Learn advanced concepts in classic and folkloric belly dance style including layering, combinations, props and choreography. Performance opportunities available, but not necessary for enjoyment.

  • 10:30 a.m. $5. www.bodyasvoice.com

    Hot-Mama Yoga

    (Body as Voice Studio, Bogart) Flowing yoga-dance fusion designed especially for pre-natal and post-partem bodies.

Film

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    8 p.m. $1–2. www.union.uga.edu

    Schindler's List

    A German businessman in Poland sees an opportunity to make money from the Nazis' rise to power. He starts a company to make cookware and utensils, taking advantage of Krakow's Jews as employees, but quickly realizes that his factory may be the only thing preventing his staff from getting shipped to death camps.

Friday, September 19

27 events

Kidstuff

  • Bishop Park

    Fantastic Fridays

    (Gym) Various obstacle courses and activities for ages 10 months–4 years and their parents. Call to register. Fridays, 10–11:30 a.m. $5. 706-613-3589

  • ACC Library

    4 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Pirate Un-School

    Talk like a pirate, make pirate crafts and more! All ages welcome.

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    10 a.m. $3-5. 706-613-3602, www.athensclarkecounty.com/rocksprings

    Mickey Mouse Birthday Celebration

    Celebrate Mickey Mouse's birthday with Disney-themed games, crafts and snacks. For ages 3–5 and their parents. Register by Sept. 12.

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    KIP JONES Local songwriter playing all your favorite covers and some of his own tunes.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    AXXA/ABRAXAS Lo-fi psych-pop project of former Athenian Ben Asbury.

    OLD SMOKEY Local folk-rock band fronted by songwriter Jim Willingham that explores songs and instrumentals with an interweaving sonic palette that includes banjo, cello, violin, lap steel and percussion.

    DON CHAMBERS This longtime local favorite delves into pastoral folk and experimental rock with equal passion.

    THE NEW SOUND OF NUMBERS Experimental pop and post-punk project led by Hannah Jones, visual artist and percussionist for Supercluster.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    Funk Jam Horse Blast. 9 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE UNIT Stoni Taylor and Defiance Douglass from the P-Funk/Parliament Collective perform following a screening of the movie D'artagnan is the Champion.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $14 (adv.), $16 (door). www.40watt.com

    WHITE DENIM Texan trio that flows effortlessly from "soft-hearted to ferocious" with their funk-rock sound. 

    CLEAR PLASTIC MASKS Southern soul-rock band out of Nashville.

  • Georgia Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-9884

    JOHN BOYLE Singer-songwriter in the vein of Willie Nelson, John Prine and Bob Dylan. He'll be joined by Adam Poulin.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $50. www.georgiatheatre.com

    TWEEDY Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy and son Spencer perform a set of old and new material. See story on p. 12.

    HOSPITALITY Out-there indie-pop trio from Brooklyn, NY.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    THE ORANGE CONSTANT Fusion-oriented jam-rock band from Statesboro, GA.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-850-8561

    A Harvey Milk guitarist Creston Spiers' other project is also raucous and depressive, but with more of a classic rock focus.

    GUIDED BY GUIDED BY VOICES Cheekily named GBV cover band featuring local musicians Jeff Fox, Mat Lewis and special guests.

  • Iron Factory

    9 p.m. 706-395-6877

    TRAVELING KIND No info available.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    9:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    DJ THE KING/TOASTER Two of Little Kings' beloved staffers spin your faves, from the '80s to the present.

  • The Melting Point

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

    FEELIN GROOVY Simon and Garfunkel tribute band featuring members of Abbey Road Live.

    ALEX YOUNG Singer-songwriter from Alpharetta.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    GIMME HENDRIX Local Jimi Hendrix cover band.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    ERIK NEIL BAND Local trio playing blues/rock covers and originals.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Newly relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture.

  • Transmetropolitan

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-621-6081 (Oglethorpe Ave. location)

    JIMI DAVIDSON Frontman for Ottercakes performs classic hits from the 60's, 70's and 80's.

DJs

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DJ Hot Wax

    DJ HOT WAX Max Wang (The Rodney Kings) spins '60s pop/soul and punk rock.

Events

  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    Healing Circle

    Held every Friday.

  • Central Presbyterian Church

    1–3:30 p.m. FREE! www.olli.uga.edu

    OLLI Back to Class Bash

    Find out what OLLI@UGA has to offer adults age 50 and older. Classes range from antiques to opera, climate change to Confucian culture, and the American discovery trail on foot to spine and pelvic health. Travel-study programs and special interest clubs, too.

  • UGA Special Collections Library

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-542-8079, www.libs.uga.edu/russell

    "Vince Dooley: A Retrospective 1954-1988"

    Photographs, commemorative memorabilia and original art celebrating one of the most successful coaches in college football. Curator-led tours will be offered every Friday before home football games.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    3–5 p.m. FREE! www.athensclarkecounty.com/sandycreeknaturecenter

    Where's t' Hidden Treasure

    Participants can go on a geocache hunt or follow an old fashioned treasure map. Everyone should dress like a pirate.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7–11 p.m. FREE! www.bandswap.org

    SynchroniCITY at bandSWAP

    Colorado non-profit SpokesBUZZ partnered with Athens to bring BandSwap to town. This networking event for local musicians and industry folks includes a panel on Making Indie Touring Work with David Barbe (UGA Music Business Program), Alyssa DeHayes (Riot Act Media, Arrowhead Records), Andrew Rieger (Elf Power, Orange Twin Records), Mike Turner (Happy Happy Birthday to Me Records) and Coley Dennis (Maserati, Caledonia Lounge). RSVP. Live music by Eldren. See Story on p. 11.

Theatre

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Sept, 19–20 & Sept. 26–27, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 & 28, 2 p.m. $8–16. 706-283-1049

    Bye Bye Birdie

    Singer Conrad Birdie is about to be shipped off to serve in the army, when his agent's secretary concocts a final publicity plan. He will bid an American teenage girl goodbye with a kiss on the Ed Sullivan Show.

Film

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/dartagnanmovie

    Horse Blast Funk Jam

    Independent comedy documentary D'artagnan is the Champion stars D'artagnan the horse and the Atlanta Black Cowboys. Followed by a Q&A with cast members Cowboy Ron and the Marks family duo. The Unit, performing at 11 p.m., features Stoni Taylor and Defiance Douglass from the P-Funk/Parliament Collective. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    Sept. 19 & Sept. 21, 3, 6 and 9 p.m. $1–2. www.union.uga.edu

    X-Men: Days of Future Past

    The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods. X-Men from the original trilogy join forces with their younger selves to save the future.

Saturday, September 20

36 events

Outdoors

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    9 a.m.–5 p.m. 706-613-3615, ext. 231, www.athensclarkecounty.com/sandycreeknaturecenter

    Adopt-A-Stream Volunteer Training

    Participants will be trained to help monitor the health of a nearby stream. Register by Sept. 18.

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    10–11 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Naturalist's Walk

    Take a hike around the property in search of seasonal happenings. Participants are encouraged to bring a camera and binoculars.

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    8 a.m. FREE! www.oconeeriversaudubon.org

    Fall Bird Ramble

    Join the Oconee Rivers Audubon Society for a morning bird walk through the gardens. Look and listen for fall migrants. Bring binoculars if possible.

Games

  • Tyche's Games

    12 p.m. FREE! 706-345-4500

    Pathfinder Society Event

    Fantasy RPG. Bring your imagination.

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

    Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    PAUL LOMBARD Local blues singer. (8 a.m.)

    THE WELFARE LINERS This five-piece bluegrass unit blends classic tunes with melodic, high lonesome originals. (10 a.m.)

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local singer-songwriter Louis Phillip Pelot and company play a "mind-boggling wall of organic sound with upbeat, travel-driven lyrics."

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    K I D S Led by songwriter Jared Collins, this local band plays reverb-washed garage-pop. See story on p. 11.

    ELDREN Colorado-based indie rock/electro-pop outfit.

    SPIRIT TRAMP JT Bringardner plays atmospheric electro/dream-pop.

  • Dirty Birds

    9 p.m. www.dirtybirdsathens.com

    GEORGIA REDCLAY Southern rock band from Georgia playing a mix of originals and covers. 

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $19 (adv.), $21 (door). www.40watt.com

    REAL ESTATE In-demand indie outfit that crafts clean, rolling, laid-back pop tunes filled with melody and nostalgia. See story on p. 13.

    REGAL DEGAL Melodic, atmospheric indie rock group from Los Angeles.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15. www.georgiatheatre.com

    EARPHUNK New Orleans based act combining soul, funk and jam music. 

    KYLE HOLLINGSWORTH BAND Solo side project from a member of The String Cheese Incident. 

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    FRANCO FUNICELLO Local guitar-driven indie rock band with a '90s alternative feel.

    SWAMP New local band.

    PAPER KNIVES No info available.

    DJ HOT WAX Max Wang (The Rodney Kings) spins '60s pop/soul and punk rock.

  • Green Room

    10 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    THE KINKY APHRODISIACS Southern progressive rock trio.

    ANDY BRUH Local DJ Andy Herrington spins and mixes dubstep, EDM and bass music.

    ROBBIE DUDE Local DJ spinning "futuristic, hip hop, electro-soul, funky freshness, wine sippin', bumpin', grindin' bass music."

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    KINKY WAIKIKI Relaxing, steel guitar-driven band following the traditions of Hawaiian music. CD release show!

  • Iron Factory

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    THE PO'BOYS Local rock and roll band that incorporates funk, jazz fusion and an alternative twist.

  • The Melting Point

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    THE GRAINS OF SAND Local band with a four-piece horn section offering up your favorite '60s and '70s beach and Motown music.

  • New Earth Athens

    Athens Intensified. 8:30 p.m. $10. www.athensintensified.com

    THE EGYPTIAN LOVER Legendary hip hop and dance producer from Los Angeles. (12 a.m.)

    WESDARULER Local minimalist hip hop producer. (10:45 p.m.)

    JAVON WOMACK Up-and-coming soul artist from Atlanta. (10 p.m.)

    DJ MAHOGANY & DJ OSMOSE Two local DJs team up. (8:45 p.m.)

  • New Earth Athens

    5 p.m. $10. www.newearthmusichall.com

    SAME AS IT EVER WAS Talking Heads tribute band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THOSE CATS High-energy seven-piece soul and funk powerhouse from Statesboro.

Events

  • Memorial Park

    7:30–8 p.m. (lesson), 8–11 p.m. (dance). FREE! (under 18), $8. www.athensfolk.org

    Contra Dance

    Presented by Athens Folk Music & Dance Society. Live music by Peavine Creek and calling by Janet Sheperd.

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.org

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts. Live music by Paul Lombard (8 a.m.) and Welfare Liners (10 a.m.).

  • West Broad Market Garden

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Featuring fresh produce, honey, crafts, soaps, baked goods, cooking demos, children's activities, yoga (11 a.m.) live music and more.

  • Oconee County Courthouse

    8 a.m.–1 p.m. www.oconeefarmersmarket.org

    Oconee Farmers Market

    (Watkinsville) Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more.

  • Main St.

    4–8 p.m. FREE! 706-467-9306

    Rock and Roll Classic Car Cruise-In

    (Greensboro) See classic cars from the pre-'50s, muscle cars from the '60s and '70s, and a variety of sports cars. Live music by Blind Driver.

  • Oconee County Library

    11 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950, www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Ken Dious Meet and Greet

    The Oconee County Democratic Committee welcomes 10th District United States Congressional candidate Ken Dious of Athens. Mr. Dious is the Democratic nominee running against Republican nominee Rev. Jody Hice.

  • The Tasting Room at Jittery Joe's Roasting Company

    12–3 p.m. FREE! www.wildintelligence.org

    Wild Intelligence Meet and Greet

    Meet the staff of Wild Intelligence and learn about their new plans and programs. Activities will be provided for children and refreshments will be available for purchase.

  • Athens, GA

    11 a.m. $132.87. 917-613-0741, www.georgiaclimatecoalition.org

    People's Climate March

    A bus will depart from Athens to take activists to the People's Climate March held on Sept. 21 in NYC. Riders return on Monday morning. Call or visit website for trip details.

  • Grindhouse Killer Burgers

    All day. www.grindhouseburgers.com

    One Year Anniversary

    Celebrate Grindhouse's anniversary with live music, drink specials, an eating contest, prizes, trivia and a dunk tank.

DJs

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    DJ Reindeer Games

    DJ REINDEER GAMES Athens DJ mixes trap, hip hop, moombahton, '90s hits and indie dance tunes.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! www.hiloathens.com

    DJ Nate from Wuxtry, DJ Lorruh Vihilte

    DJ NATE FROM WUXTRY Nate Mitchell spins an all-vinyl set of "mostly '50s/'60s soul/R&B/early funk, rockabilly, '60s garage and British Invasion-era bands for your dancing pleasure."

    DJ LORRUH VIHILTE Asheville, NC-based DJ spinning a wild mix of '50s and '60s soul/R&B, jump blues, classic country, punk and garage-rock.

Classes

  • Revival Yarns

    11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. $30. 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Knit 2 Class

    Review casting on, the knit stitch, the purl stitch, stockinette and garter stitch patterns. RSVP.

  • Film Athens Film Lab

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. $40. filmathens.net

    Hollywood 101

    Learn what directors and producers are looking for in a screenplay and demystify the screenwriting process. "Hollywood 101: Screenwriting Dos, Don'ts & Whys" will be taught by Brian Armes. Students will learn story essentials, intro to character creation, common formatting pitfalls and more.

  • Revival Yarns

    4 p.m. $30. 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Fair Isle Colorwork Class

    This class will guide you on how to incorporate multiple colors in your knitting projects using the Fair Isle method. RSVP.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Rashe's Cuisine

    11 a.m. FREE! 706-850-4164

    Kids Karaoke

    KIDS KARAOKE Kids can sing every Saturday.

Theatre

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Sept, 19–20 & Sept. 26–27, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 & 28, 2 p.m. $8–16. 706-283-1049

    Bye Bye Birdie

    Singer Conrad Birdie is about to be shipped off to serve in the army, when his agent's secretary concocts a final publicity plan. He will bid an American teenage girl goodbye with a kiss on the Ed Sullivan Show.

Art

  • 1–3 p.m. $10–15. 706-542-9842, thaxtona@uga.edu

    Artists in Residence

    (193 Nacooche) View the home of local potter Rebecca Wood of R. Wood Studio. A live interview with Wood will be broadcasted on Sept. 17 at 3:15 p.m. on WUGA. Call or email to RSVP.

Kidstuff

  • Rock Eagle 4H Center

    9:30 a.m. $5. 706-484-2881, lmkent@uga.edu

    Saturday at the Rock: Nature Sketching

    Learn to sketch your natural surroundings with local artist and educator Rick Espelage. Registration is required. Supplies will be provided.

Sunday, September 21

18 events

Film

  • 12 p.m.–12 a.m. ascoville@georgiatheatrecompany.com

    Cinema for a Cause

    (Beechwood Statium Cinemas, Georgia Square Value Cinemas, University 16 Cinemas) The Georgia Theatre Company hosts its 11th Annual Cinema for a Cause. All proceeds from admission tickets and concession purchases will be donated to local charity groups chosen by each theatre staff in their markets.

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    Sept. 19 & Sept. 21, 3, 6 and 9 p.m. $1–2. www.union.uga.edu

    X-Men: Days of Future Past

    The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods. X-Men from the original trilogy join forces with their younger selves to save the future.

Sports

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    3–4 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Read to Rover

    Beginning readers read aloud to certified therapy dogs.

  • Princeton United Methodist Church

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.princetonumcathens.org

    C.O.O.L. Kids

    The Children Of Our Lord Kids program is for children from 3 years through 5th grade. Lessons cover various topics from Men and Women of the Bible, Advent, Easter, What is Forgiveness, Why we Worship and much more.

DJs

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    Brunch with Mahogany. 11 a.m. FREE! www.hiloathens.com

    Brunch with Mahogany

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

Games

Theatre

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Sept, 19–20 & Sept. 26–27, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21 & 28, 2 p.m. $8–16. 706-283-1049

    Bye Bye Birdie

    Singer Conrad Birdie is about to be shipped off to serve in the army, when his agent's secretary concocts a final publicity plan. He will bid an American teenage girl goodbye with a kiss on the Ed Sullivan Show.

  • The Classic Center

    7 p.m. $20–70. ww.classiccenter.com

    Mamma Mia!

    The story-telling magic of ABBA's timeless songs propels this enchanting tale of love, laughter and friendship. On a quest to find the identity of her father to walk her down the aisle on her wedding day, Sophie invites three men from her single mother's past to visit the Mediterranean paradise they visited 20 years earlier.

Live Music

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    SCHOOL OF ROCK FINALE Bands formed at Full Moon Studio's rock camp perform.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-850-8561

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Original, Detroit-influenced rock from Catropolis.

    FREE ASSOCIATES Local garage-rock band that experiments with noise and attitude.

  • The Melting Point

    7:30 p.m. $15 (adv.), $18 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    AMY RAY The former Indigo Girl performs a set of melodic country solo material.

    JASON KENNEY Guitarist for Kenney-Blackmon String Band performs a set.

  • Ted's Most Best

    7 p.m. FREE! www.tedsmostbest.com

    GYPSY WILDCATS New group from Athens playing classic Django Reinhardt gypsy swing tunes, as well as Americana and old vaudeville standards.

Events

  • Southeast Clarke Park

    1 p.m. $20–25. 706-260-8436, www.athenscaninerescue.com/run-your-tail-off, www.active.com

    Run Your Tail Off

    Participate in a 5K and a 2K Dog Walk. Proceeds benefit the Athens Canine Rescue. 

  • YMCA

    2-5 p.m. $10-25. www.juniorleagueofathens.org

    Bookin' It Character Crawl

    Dress up as your favorite book character and take part in a costume parade. Activities include a 100-meter dash for all ages and a 400-meter dash for adults. Proceeds benefit The Junior League of Athens, an organization committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through leaders.

Classes

  • Revival Yarns

    4 p.m. $30. 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Socks That Fit Class (Session 1)

    Take an advanced class and learn how to knit socks that will actually fit! Session 1 will cover measuring and gauge setup. Session 2 will cover the heel and cuff. Students will need to swatch for gauge prior to class. RSVP.

Lectures & Lit

  • Barnes & Noble

    2 p.m. FREE! ww.bn.com

    An Evening with Terry Kay

    Kay, author of The Year the Lights Came On and To Dance with the White Dog, will talk about and sign copies of his latest novel, Song of the Vagabond Bird.

Outdoors

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    4:15–6:30 p.m. $10 suggested donation. www.botgarden.uga.edu

    108 Sun Salutation Festival

    Celebrate National Yoga Month and the Autumn equinox with a Sun Salutation, a series of 12 linked yoga poses. Bring a yoga mat, water and a towel.

Monday, September 22

14 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

Games

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4–5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, ext. 329

    Open Chess Play for Kids and Teens

    Teen chess players of all skill levels can play matches and learn from members of the local Chess and Community Players, who will be on hand to assist players and help build skill levels. For ages 7–18. Registration required.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Bedtime Stories

    Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Monday.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3650, www.athenslibrary.org

    Infant Storytime

    Designed to nurture language skills through literature-based materials and activities. Parents assist their children in movements and actions while playing.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $10 (21+), $12 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    LAURA CANTRELL Acclaimed country singer-songwriter from Nashville. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

  • Georgia Theatre

    Americana Mondays. On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    JUNIPER RISING "Rock 'n' roll with a western rhythm and country-inspired vocals."

    THE ACCOMPLICES BAND Americana string band from Savannah, GA. 

    CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of indie/Americana.

  • Green Room

    10 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    BLANK RANGE Rock and roll band from Nashville, TN.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    WORKINGMAN'S MONDAY Enjoy the music of the Grateful Dead.

Events

  • The Georgia Club

    12:30-8 p.m. $100. 706-201-4640, www.breadforlifeathens.org

    Golf Classic Benefit Bread for Life

    The Bread for Life annual Golf Classic tournament includes lunch, beverages, dinner and awards. Registration required. 

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Library

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    WWI Anniversary Lecture

    Colonel Saul (retired) will give a lecture to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I, focusing primarily on the events leading up to the war and the western front.