Wednesday, June 21

36 events

Live Music

  • College Square

    12 p.m. FREE!

    THE TUTEN BROTHERS Athens-based folk-rock family band.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE!

    CARLY MOFFA Country singer-songwriter and guitarist from Nashville.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5-$7.

    THE LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local band. 

  • 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. 

  • Iron Factory

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    BLUES JAM Hosted by Jesse Mariah. Bring your voice and instruments.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    REVEREND TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Good old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverance.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    PAULA BOGGS BAND Americana group out of Seattle.

  • 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.

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Talking About Books: Adult Book Discussion Group

    This month's title is Moscow by Amor Towles. Newcomers welcome.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $5.

    Roxane Gay

    Roxane Gay is an associate professor of English at Purdue University, contributing writer at The New York Times, founder of Tiny Hardcore Press, and author of Bad Feminist, An Untamed State and Hunger. See story on p. 12.


  • The World Famous

    6–7:30 p.m. FREE!

    Tech Happy Hour

    Meet local entrepreneurs, tech talent and other fellow Athenians who are making cool stuff at this weekly Four Athens networking happy hour.



  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12–25.

    7th Annual Laughfest

    AthFest's official comedy showcase features headliner Shane Mauss, who combines elements of stand-up, storytelling and TED Talks for a show about psychedelics. Sponsored by the Multidisciplinary Assocation of Psychedelic Studies.


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!

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    Freestyle Cypher Night

    FREESTYLE CYPHER NIGHT Hosted by local MC Lingua Franca.


  • ACC Library

    One-on-One Genealogy Assistance

    Library staff offer assistance to genealogists and researchers. Wednesdays, 5–5:45 p.m. Registration required. 706-613-3650,

  • Hip Vintage and Handmade

    Guitar Strum at Hip

    This is a group guitar lesson for adults taught by Caroline Aiken. Bring a guitar, tuner, paper, pen and list of songs you'd like to learn. Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. $15.

  • The Classic Center

    10 a.m.–8 p.m. FREE!

    International Yoga Day

    (Pavillion) Celebrate Summer Solstice by trying different styles of yoga from different studios around town. Giveaways. 



  • The Foundry

    6–9 p.m. $5 suggested donation.

    You Ain't Nothing But a Pound Dog

    The Athens Area Humane Society presents a yappy hour on the patio terrace. Meet adoptable dogs looking for furever homes. Well-behaved dogs are welcome as long as they're kept on a leash. Live music by The Lucky Jones.

  • 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.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5:30 p.m.

    Cask Night

    Sample a unique cask of Blueberry Thyme Saison. Featuring Old Pal cocktails and tarot card readings.