Friday, September 22

31 events


  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $3.

    Athens Showgirl Cabaret

    Watch the house cast plus Farrazz from Atlanta.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $3.

    Athens Showgirl Cabaret

    Watch the house cast plus Farrazz from Atlanta.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    3 p.m. FREE!

    Friday Football Tours

    "Covered with Glory" is an exhibition celebrating the first 25 years of football at UGA. Guided tours offered each Friday before home games. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    9:30–10:30 a.m. FREE!,

    Morning Mindfulness

    Participate in a guided meditation session in the galleries. Meet in the lobby.

  • 7 p.m. $10.

    Community Country Dance

    (Oconee County High School, 2721 Hog Mountain Rd.) Learn line dancing and eat Biggums BBQ. Music by DJ Ron Putnam. Proceeds benefit the Oconee High School Chorus.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    4:30 p.m. $10.

    Brew & 'Que

    The percentage night includes barbecue, yard games, face painting and kids' activities. Proceeds benefit Prevent Child Abuse Athens. 

  • 4:30 p.m. $65.

    Toast of the Town

    (Georgian Hall, 247 E. Washington St.) The Athens Area Cancer Auxiliary hosts an evening of dinner and dancing with a silent auction and photo booth. Proceeds benefit local cancer causes.

  • Leathers Building

    5–8 p.m.

    Anniversary Party

    Shiraz celebrates 12 years with live music, cocktails, food and prizes.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    DAVID BARBE & INWARD DREAM EBB The Athens scene legend performs, backed by members of New Madrid.

    LINGUA FRANCA Athens-based hip-hop project inspired by the '90s underground and the study of linguistics.

    CRUNCHY Athens-based "doom-dance" duo featuring Phelan LaVelle and Kathleen Duffield.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5 p.m.

    GARY LAZER EYES Beachy groove-rock band from Orlando.

    BLANKO Quirky, comedic local band and art project.

    WORLDS GREATEST DAD Emo-tinged indie-rock band from Atlanta.

    SCOOTERBABE Scrappy, jangly local emo group fronted by songwriter JJ Posway.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door).

    RADIOLUCENT Popular local band falling somewhere between Southern rock and pop-country.

    THE WHISKEY GENTRY Toe-tapping, rock-oriented bluegrass band out of Atlanta.

    THE PONY LEAGUE "Piano-punk" and Americana outfit out of Atlanta.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door).

    DRIVIN' N' CRYIN' Hard Southern music from these legendary Atlanta rockers.

    MICHELLE MALONE & DRAG THE RIVER Americana singer-songwriter who puts an honest and emotional spin on her music.

    STEVIE TOMBSTONE Rough-edged alt-country singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE!

    JORDY SEARCY Singer-songwriter who stole hearts with his musical debut on "The Voice."

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door).

    MIKE GORDON Founding member and bassist of Phish performs with his funky, jammy band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. $5.

    THE ORANGE CONSTANT Athens-based jam band with prog, pop and funk influences.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE!

    MRJORDANMRTONKS Tommy Jordan and William Tonks' collaboration features rootsy guitar picking and paired vocal melodies. They'll be joined by Eric Carter of Bloodkin.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    DUSTAN LOUQUE Multifaceted singer-songwriter from Louisiana.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

    LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE MCLOVINS Four-piece jam band from Hartford, CT.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    THE GEORGIA HEALERS Long-running local jump blues band.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5 p.m.

    DRIFTWOOD Local Americana collective playing darkly accented folk music.

  • VFW

    8 p.m.

    RAMBLIN' COUNTRY BAND Georgia-based traditional country band.


  • 10–11:30 a.m.

    Workshop for Returning Citizens

    (Athens Career Center, 150 C. Neely Dr.) The Georgia Department of Labor offers a workshop for ex-offenders to get back on their feet with employment.

Lectures & Lit


  • Max

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-286-0339

    Chief Rocka

    DJ CHIEF ROCKA Local DJ spins Top 40, hip hop, funk, soul and more.




  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Sept. 26–30, 8 p.m. & Oct. 1, 2:30 p.m. $12 (w/ UGA ID), $16.

    The Last Witch

    UGA Theatre presents Rona Munro's tale based on the true story of the last woman legally executed for witchcraft in England. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

  • Winder-Barrow Community Theatre

    Sept. 22–23, 7:30 p.m. & Sept. 24, 3 p.m.

    Those Crazy Ladies in the House on the Corner

    Winder-Barrow Community Theatre presents a story about three old ladies whose lives are changed when a new, fun nurse shows up at their care home. See Theater Notes on p. 11.

Ending Friday, September 22



  • East Athens Community Center

    Job Interviewing Skills Workshop

    The workshop is a two-part program includes mock-interviews and tips for different types of interviews. Sept. 22 & Sept. 29, 5:30–7:30 p.m. For ages 15 & up. Online registration required. 706-613-3593,