Thursday, September 28

34 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.

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).

    STEEL GALLERY High-intensity rock group from Marietta.

    RUHAA Local rock band with alternative and blues influences.

    ACTUS REUS Atlanta-based metal band.

  • DePalma's Italian Cafe

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-552-1237 (Timothy Road Location)

    JIM COOK Local solo performer playing acoustic blues, classic rock and Americana.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE!

    FIONA SILVER NYC artist who uses her buttery voice to blend genres from rock and roll to electric soul to "ukulele blues."

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    CHRIS BURROUGHS TRIO Jazz ensemble led by Atlanta drummer Chris Burroughs.

  • Iron Factory

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

    PARADISE PATIO A bumpin' deep-house outdoor dance party hosted by DJ Zelium.

  • Iron Factory

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

    RENO ROBERTS Solo folk singer-songwriter.

    SOCIAL CIRCLE Athens-based soft-psych-pop project.

    DK Detroit-born, Athens-based hip-hop artist.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    CRANFORD HOLLOW Americana outfit based out of Hilton Head Island, SC.

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

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

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m.

    SMOKEDOG This local band plays noisy, burned-out experimental rock and roll.

    Y.O.D Party-starting Athens alternative hip-hop collective.

    WE'RE WEIRD A collaboration between local hip-hop performers Blacknerdninja, LG, Profound and Squalle.

    TIGERDOG Riffy indie-rock band from Charlotte, NC.



  • Dancefx

    Salsa Classes

    Learn how to salsa dance. No partner required. Salsa and Bachata every Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. (beginners), 7:15 (intermediate/advanced). $10.

  • 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.

  • Revival Yarns

    Knitting Classes

    "Knitting In Round." Oct. 4, 6–7 p.m. "Knit 1." Oct. 7, 10:30–11:30 a.m. "Knit 2." Oct. 7, 1–3 p.m. $30. "Tunisian Crochet." Oct. 7, 11:45 a.m.–12:45 p.m. $15. RSVP.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Homemade Dog Treats

    Learn how to make wholesome treats for your dog.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Medicare Explained

    Kristi Bates from GeorgiaCares will give up-to-date information to get the most out of Medicare.

  • Healing Arts Centre


    (Sangha Yoga Studio) Yamuna from Head to Toe is a four-week class covering body rolling and foot fitness. Begins Nov. 7, 7 p.m. $80. Intro to Yamuna for Dancers is for all experiecne levels. Oct. 15, 12–2 p.m. $45–60.

Word on the Street

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    Annual Bird Seed Sale

    Proceeds support the Sandy Creek Nature Center, Inc., a non-profit organization which supports the SCNC in promoting environmental education and preservation. Pick-up Nov. 10–12. Order forms are available at the Nature Center, by mail or online. 706-613-3615, ext. 235,

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Inclusive Book Club

    Adults of all abilities can read out loud and discuss books. Thursdays through July 26, 1 p.m. 706-795-5597,


  • The Old Pal

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4340

    DJ Quincy

    DJ QUINCY Local musician John Swint spins a dance party.

  • 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!

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $22 (adv.), $25 (door).

    Beats Antique, Asadi

    BEATS ANTIQUE "Dancetronica" trio performing its Creature Carnival spectacle.

    ASADI Persian trap performer.



  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 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.



  • 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.


  • Ciné Barcafé


    Latin American Film Series

    Watch Neruda (Sept. 25–28), Endless Poetry (Sept. 25–28) and Finding Oscar (Sept. 28) in celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month. 


  • Multiple Locations

    Sept. 26 at 11:30 a.m. at the Lyndon House. Sept. 26 at 4:30 p.m. at Cedar Shoals. Sept. 28 at 4:30 p.m. at Clarke Central and Cedar Shoals.

    Envision Athens

    Envision Athens unveils its "draft action plan" at four open houses. See City Dope on p. 5.


  • Southern Brewing Company

    Call for Artists

    Seeking wall-bound artwork for monthly exhibitions. Send examples of work to