Wednesday, January 10

27 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    GEORGIA DISH BOYS New local rock group fronted by singer-songwriter Seth Martin.

    TYLER KEY Folky local indie singer-songwriter.

    ASHLEY NA Local singer-songwriter playing "garden-fresh folk songs."

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5 p.m. FREE!

    REPENT AT LEISURE Local band playing "Irish rock," including traditional, punk, modern and original Celtic music.

    KEN WILL MORTON With his gritty, soulful rasp, Morton blends folky Americana with rock and roll swagger.

    STEVE ERWIN Long-running, Maine-based folk singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $10.

    BACKUP PLANET Progressive funk-rock group from Knoxville, TN. 

    MARADEEN High-energy five-piece rock group from Nashville. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE!

    BRIAN SMITH Classical and avant-garde guitarist who incorporates various looping effects.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    AFTER FUNK Rocking dance-funk ensemble on tour from Toronto.

  • 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.

  • The World Famous

    8:30 p.m.

    DAVID DONDERO Singer-songwriter and wandering troubadour crafts intimate, warbly folk tunes. 

    CALEB DARNELL Guitarist and member of The Darnell Boys plays a set of solo Americana.

    LYDIA SERA Local visual artist and musician.


  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Jan. 9–10, 8 p.m. $6 (w/ UGA ID), $66–76.

    Sleeping Beauty

    Tchaikovksy's Sleeping Beauty comes to life in this beautiful production by the State Ballet Theatre of Russia. A pre-concert lecture will be offered at 7:15 p.m. in the Balcony Theatre, room 400.



Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    11 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!


  • 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 by White Rabbit Collective.

  • 8:30 a.m. FREE!

    1 Million Cups

    (Seller Labs, 1 Press Place) 1MC is a national program designed to educate, engage and connect entrepreneurs. Each week, a local startup presents their company to a supportive audience.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    12:30–6 p.m.

    10th Anniversary of the Brewery

    The brewery shows off its new Crowler machine for its birthday.



Lectures & Lit

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    4:30 p.m.

    Meet the Author

    (Room 271) Screenwriter Neil Landau will discuss his new book TV Writing in the Digital Era


  • ACC Library

    Three Day Introduction to Mandarin

    Terry Waltz will lead a fast-paced introduction to Mandarin using a new approach for fast learning. Feb. 21–23, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. Registration required.,

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    Two-Day Dragon Making Workshop

    Sign up in groups of 2–4 to make an oversized parade dragon out of recycled and found materials. Groups will receive a copy of the NEA Big Read book To Live, plus materials and instruction. Feb. 10–11, 1–4 p.m. $45 per group. Registration required.,

Ending Wednesday, January 10



  • Memorial Park

    Beginning Acting Workshop

    (Quinn Hall) Ages 8–12 will use monologues, skits and improvisation to explore drama. Thursdays, Jan. 11–Feb. 15, 4:30–5:30 p.m. $83 (ACC residents), $124.50 (non-residents).