Wednesday, October 18

38 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE!

    DAVID LOCOCO Local singer performs classic jazz standards in the styles of Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett and more.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $17 (adv.), $20 (door).

    JON CLEARY TRIO R&B/funk group led by New Orleans funkmaster and England native Cleary.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE!

    VVUUMM Indie garage-rock group out of Richmond, VA.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE!

    ROB NANCE AND THE LOST SOULS North Carolina-based folk-rock singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $18 (adv.), $23 (door).

    CODY JOHNSON Country singer-songwriter with a crowd-pleasing vibe. 

    JORDAN RAGER Country singer-songwriter from Loganville.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m.

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    FREESTYLE CYPHER NIGHT A night of rhymes and beats, featuring local and touring MCs and hosted by Linqua Franqa.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE!

    LAURA COYLE & TREY WRIGHT Vocal and guitar duo playing classic jazz and bossa nova, with a dash of Dolly Parton, Paul Simon and other songwriters.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    STEADY FLOW Band from Peoria, IL self-described as "the future of funk."

  • 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.


  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    6 p.m. FREE!

    Saxophone Studio Chamber Recital

    Featuring students in solo and chamber music settings. 

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE!

    The Music of Fred Mills

    Fred Mills was a founding member of the Canadian Brass quintet and taught at UGA from 1992–2009. Students and faculty will honor the late trumpeteer with a recital.





  • The Classic Center

    8 p.m. $20.

    Sigma Delta Tau Greek Grind

    Sororities take the stage in a campus-wide dance competition benefiting Prevent Child Abuse America.

  • 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.

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!

  • Iron Factory

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

    Open Mic

    OPEN MIC Hosted by Katie Collins.

  • The Globe

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    Hip Hop Open Mic

    HIP HOP OPEN MIC A weekly battle-style open mic that uses silent-disco headphones to encourage audience participation. Performers can bring their own beats, or the house will provide backing.


  • Southern Brewing Company

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Chief Rocka

    CHIEF ROCKA Local DJ expertly spins a set of old-school hip hop.


  • Logan's Roadhouse

    11 a.m.

    Athens Retired Educators Association

    Socialize with other retired teachers from Athens and stay for a program.


  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    8 p.m. $5–7.

    And Baby Makes Seven

    (The Cellar Theatre) As Anna, her lover Ruth and her baby-daddy Peter await the arrival of their newborn child, they must rid their crowded apartment of three imaginary children who are starting to take on a life of their own. Presented by The Thalian Blackfriars.


Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    7 p.m. FREE!

    "Do Facts Still Matter?"

    The UGA Libraries and Georgia Debate Union host a discussion of facts in our political culture. Refreshments will be served. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.


  • Farmview Market

    Introduction to Quilting

    Learn how to piece and machine quilt with Jeannette Hart and Gay Rodriguez of Quilts by Hart. Tuesdays, Jan. 16–30, 5–7 p.m. $90.

Word on the Street

  • Georgia Square Mall

    Go Mobile Mammography Center

    Belk Gives offers free screenings to women age 40 and over who have not had a mammogram in the past year and have a primary care physician. Nov. 12, 12 p.m.–6 p.m. 855-655-2662,

Ending Wednesday, October 18