COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Monday, December 22

11 events

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.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

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

    Indie Rock Karaoke

    INDIE ROCK KARAOKE Sing your favorites from Neutral Milk Hotel, Arcade Fire, Sonic Youth, Pavement, Pere Ubu, Tom Waits, Beck, Guided by Voices and many more with host Geoff Carr, aka DJ Do It. See Calendar Pick on p. 22.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC NIGHT Hosted by NeNe. Every Monday!

Games

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    ARRAY Teenaged rock and roll group from Atlanta.

    FEEDBACK Local teenage rock band of Camp Amped alums playing covers and originals.

    STAY THE SEA Local instrumental post-rock band.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    RICK WILLIAMS' BLUES OLYMPICS Blues supergroup led by the multitalented Rick Williams.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    WORKINGMAN'S MONDAY Enjoy the music of the Grateful Dead. Hosted by Bo Hembree.

Tuesday, December 23

8 events

Classes

  • ACC Library

    Computer Classes

    Learn Microsoft Word. Call for times and to register. 706-613-3650

Games

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Trivia

    General trivia with host Caitlin Wilson.

  • The Savory Spoon

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-367-5721

    Full Contact Trivia

    Compete to win prizes.

  • Herschel’s 34 Chicken & Ribs Kitchen

    8 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/dirtysouthtrivia

    Entertainment Trivia

    With Garrett Lennox. House cash and food and drink specials.

  • The Rail Athens

    10:30 p.m. FREE! 706-354-7289

    Trivia at the Rail

    Trivia hosted by Todd Kelly every Tuesday.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    Locos Trivia

    Westside and Eastside locations of Locos Grill and Pub feature trivia night every Tuesday.

Karaoke & Open Mic

Live Music

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

Wednesday, December 24

2 events

Live Music

Friday, December 26

7 events

Live Music

  • Go Bar

    10:30 p.m. 706-546-5609

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    THE GREEN FLAG BAND Playing traditional Irish music.

  • The Melting Point

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

    CAROLINE AIKEN One of Athens' most talented and respected performing songwriters. Her bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance. This show features special performances by John Keane and Ike Stubblefield.

    90 ACRE FARM Local Americana band featuring vocal harmonies and slide guitar.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DARYL HANCE Formerly the guitarist for JJ Grey & Mofro, Hance steps out on his own with an "unrelenting sonic blast of groovin' rock and roll music."

  • The Office Lounge

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

    TANGENTS This country-fried rock group from Watkinsville carries Lynyrd Skynyrd licks and John Mellencamp melodies.

Karaoke & Open Mic

DJs

  • Barcode

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-613-5557

    SupaStar DJ LP

    SUPASTAR DJ LP Seasoned party rocker infuses today's hottest jams with the classics you grew up on.

Saturday, December 27

5 events

Live Music

  • The Melting Point

    8 p.m. $15(adv.), $20 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    RANDALL BRAMBLETT BAND This established Georgia singer-songwriter's Southern-tinged music pulls from a variety of influences.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    S-WORDS AND THE I REMEMBERS Local band playing funky pop-rock with a touch of Southern jam.

  • The Office Lounge

    9:30 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

    CARLA LEFEVER AND THE RAYS This band, led by longtime Athenian LeFever, is back with a new lineup and a new, more rocking sound.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

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

    Indie Rock Karaoke

    INDIE ROCK KARAOKE Sing your favorites from Neutral Milk Hotel, Arcade Fire, Sonic Youth, Pavement, Pere Ubu, Tom Waits, Beck, Guided by Voices and many more with host Geoff Carr, aka DJ Do It. See Calendar Pick on p. 22.

Sports

Sunday, December 28

1 event

Games

Monday, December 29

6 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

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.

Live Music

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    MADELINE Bell-voiced songwriter Madeline Adams plays endearing songs of smalltown loves, hopes and other assorted torments and joys.

    THEO HILTON Nana Grizol frontman returns to town to play a solo set.

    DJ BLOWPOP Joe Kubler (Bubbly Mommy Gun) spins a set of tunes.

Games