Thursday, September 14

36 events



  • West Broad Market Garden

    5–7 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Land Trust Annual Celebration

    Athens Land Trust celebrates its accomplishments with live music and guest speakers. Refreshments will be served. 

  • Children First

    10:30 a.m. & 5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-1922,

    CASA Volunteer Orientation

    CASAs (Court Appointed Special Advocates) speak up for abused and neglected children in the community. Find out more about becoming a child advocate.

  • East Athens Community Center

    6:30–8 p.m. FREE!

    Public Review for Trail Creek Master Plan Revision

    The ACC Leisure Services Department's Office of Park Planning invites the public to look over revisions.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    10 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.

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Feb. 8, 5–8 p.m. (member preview night), Feb. 9, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. & Feb. 10, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

    Oconee Library Friends Book Sale

    Books, CDs and DVDs will be sold for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit the Oconee County Public Library.

  • ACC Council on Aging

    1 p.m. $5.

    Alzheimer's Lunch & Learn

    This lunch's topic is "Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body." RSVP to receive lunch.

  • UGA Ecology Building

    4:30 p.m. FREE!

    Ecology Lecture

    The Odum School of Ecology kicks off a celebration for its 10th anniversary with the lecture "Darwin, Odum and Ecological Challenges for the 21st Century." Followed by a reception, book signing and viewings of related exhibitions in the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library.



  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $1 (headphone).

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and two channels of music. One of them is a request line!

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE!

    Kindercore Vinyl Night

    KINDERCORE VINYL NIGHT Kindercore's DJs spin indie rock, new wave, Britpop and more.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    6 p.m. FREE!

    DJ So Brew

    DJ SO BREW Spinning funk, soul and rock vinyl. Bring your own records!


Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

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

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    SALINE Local four-piece "shoegrease" band with hints of post-punk and fuzz-rock.

    AIRPARK Groove-oriented, Nashville-based indie-pop duo.

    PANSY Athens punk band influenced by indie rock and '80s hardcore.

    SUBSCRIBER Local psych-pop project of songwriter Jeff Webber.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    8 p.m.

    BRAIN AID FEST Featuring Davey Wrathgaber, Davis Ripley Keller, Scott Spillane EXP, Johnathan Coody, The VG Minus and Repent at Leisure. See story on p. 11.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door).

    DAVID COOK Nashville-based singer-songwriter and "American Idol" winner Cook has evolved from his country roots, exploring and experimenting with other sounds.

    KATHRYN DEAN Singer-songwriter focusing on "the human experience."

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE!

    UNTIL THREE Brand new local rock duo.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $14 (adv.), $16 (door).

    FLYNT FLOSSY & TURQUOISE JEEP The internet-famous cult-hip-hop heroes bring their satirical tracks to town.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE!

    ANSLEY STEWART Local singer-songwriter playing rock, blues and classical.

    ALL THE KIMONOS New band led by musician Ferrill Gibbs.

  • Iron Factory

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

    LG'S BIRTHDAY BASH A party for the local MC features performances from local rap stars and hopefuls.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    9 p.m.

    BRAIN AID FEST Featuring African Soul, J Goodnews, Blacknerdninja and DJ Brain Aid. See story on p. 11.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    HUGHES TAYLOR BAND Energetic blues outfit from Macon.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    CHRIS HAMPTON AND THE DANCING MAGNOLIAS Local group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton. Every Thursday!


  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9:30 a.m. FREE!

    Nature Ramblers

    (Meet at Shade Garden Arbor) Learn more about 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.


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Italians and Design Film Series

    Watch Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita in conjunction with "Modern Living: Gio Ponti and the 20th-Century Aesthetics of Design." 

  • Ciné Barcafé

    Sept. 13–14, 8 p.m. $9.75.

    David Gilmour: Live at Pompeii

    45 years after Pink Floyd's David Gilmour filmed "Live at Pompeii" in the Roman Amphitheatre, he returned for two spectacular shows.



  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    6–9 p.m.

    Art Party

    "The Broadside Exhibition Project: verse 1" pairs local poets and artists togethe to create original broadsides, an illustrated poem. The event will also feature an interactive printmaking station, poetry readings and music by DJ Comforts. Manila Express will be on site. See Calendar Pick on p. 37.