Thursday, January 12

19 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    11 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!

  • The Bar-B-Que Shack

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

    Bluegrass Jam

    BLUEGRASS JAM Bring your own instrument! All pickers are welcome every Thursday.


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1–3 p.m. FREE!

    Madison County Needlecrafters

    The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

  • ACC Tennis Center

    Winter Tennis

    Tennis programs are available for adults, teens and children of all experience levels.

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    10 a.m. $5–10 donation.

    Mama-Baby Yoga

    This yoga class allows kiddos to practice alongside their parents. Free childcare is available for little ones who would rather play than practice yoga.


  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $6 (w/ student ID), $20.

    Second Thursday Scholarship Concert

    Piano professor Evgeny Rivkin will perform works of Chopin, Debussy and Haydn.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).

    COUCHLOCKED New psychedelic/progressive folk duo.

    STEEL GALLERY High-intensity rock group from Marietta.

    KING ISRAEL New local alternative blues-rock band.

    RUHA No info available.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $17.

    CHARLIE STARR Eclectic Southern singer-songwriter and leader of Atlanta band Blackberry Smoke.

    LEVI LOWREY Storyteller and country singer-songwriter from Dacula.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $20 (adv.), $23 (door).

    RAILROAD EARTH Americana mainstay and "newgrass" jam band from Stillwater, NJ. 

    DAVID WAX MUSEUM Missouri-based duo David Wax and Suz Slezak fuse traditional Mexican folk with American roots and indie rock.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    COUNT KELLAM Formerly local singer-songwriter with a rich, evocative voice. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

    CLAIRE CAMPBELL Hope For Agoldensummer singer plays a set of soft, haunting folk tunes. 

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

    MATT LUCAS Simple, honest music.

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    7 p.m.

    THE DIXIELAND 5 Local trad-jazz/Dixieland band that features a front line of trumpet, clarinet and trombone and a rhythm section of piano and tenor banjo.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MARADEEN Five-piece rock group from Nashville, TN. 

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton. 



  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $1 (headphone).

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and three channels of music. The first hour is free!

  • Blue Sky

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

    Warm Glow Blue Sky Show

    WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!

Lectures & Lit

  • 6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Meet the Author

    (Avid Bookshop, 493 Prince Ave.) Meet Michele Moore in celebration of The Cigar Factory.

  • 3:30 p.m. FREE!

    Last Tango in Space

    (UGA Physics Building, Room 202) Professor David Reitze presents "Last Tango in Space: Detecting Gravitational Waves from Binary Black Hole Mergeres for the First Time Ever Using LIGO."

Support Groups

  • Sips Espresso Café

    Athens Autoimmune Support

    A support group for anyone who suffers form an autoimmune condition. Meetings are twice a month, Wednesdays.

Ending Thursday, January 12



  • Memorial Park

    Beginning Acting Workshop

    (Quinn Hall) Ages 8–12 will use monologues, skits and improvisation to explore drama. Thursdays, Jan. 11–Feb. 15, 4:30–5:30 p.m. $83 (ACC residents), $124.50 (non-residents).