Saturday, January 27

23 events


Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).

    THE PROXIES Local Pixies cover band.

    REFUSED ARE FUCKING UNDEAD Local musicians pay tribute to post-punk band Refused.

    CAN BAND A tribute to German experimentalists Can.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    6 p.m. FREE!

    MAX MARSTON Local singer-songwriter and leader of heavy rock group Maxine of Arc.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    W8ING4UFOS Multi-instrumental, experimental four-piece group out of Atlanta.

    FLAP Eclectic, Atlanta-based acoustic guitar duo that has been performing for over 25 years.

  • The Foundry

    3 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door).

    ABBEY ROAD LIVE Beloved local Beatles tribute band known for its attention to detail and musical proficiency. This is a special family matinee show with reduced admission for kids. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $25 (adv.), $28 (door).

    DEL MCCOURY BAND Americana group led by the septuagenarian bluegrass icon. See story on p. 12.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    PLEASURE POINT Local hip hop/noise-pop group formerly known as Cottonmouth. 

    CIVILS Experimental solo pop sounds courtesy of Athens musician Drew Kirby.

    LEA LEA Dreamy indie-folk artist from Atlanta.

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    KENNY GEORGE BAND Alt-country group from Aiken, SC.

    PICKLED HOLLER Family band blending traditional and jam sounds, with a dedication to dynamics and lush harmonies.

  • 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

    LIQUID DYNAMITE Athens-based group featuring drummer Dwayne Holloway.

  • Nuçi's Space

    7 p.m. $5.

    THE 316 CONNECTION Featuring music from Athens and Atlanta acts Deaf Poets, Beau + Luci, Cinematic and Must Be the Holy Ghost.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

    THE BREEZE KINGS Blues group based in Atlanta.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    3 p.m. FREE!

    JOSH MERRITT BAND Kentucky outfit blending rock, country and hip hop.

Lectures & Lit

  • Jan. 26–27.

    WIlbanks Child Endangerment and Sexual Exploitation Clinic Conference

    (UGA Hirsh Hall, School of Law) The conference brings together legal experts, psychologists and child advocacy leaders from across the country to discuss important issues related to child sexual abuse survivors and those professionals who assist them. The conference offers five Continuing Legal Education credits, plus breakfast and lunch.


  • ACC Library

    10 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE!

    Green Life Expo

    Exhibitors, kids activities and make-and-take workshops educate guests on lessening their carbon footprint. 

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    6–8 p.m. $50.

    Opening Reception

    See this year's Orchid Madness display in the conservatory with live music and hors d'oeuves. Each attendee will receive a blooming orchid to take home.


  • Bogart Library

    2:30 p.m. FREE!

    Family Craft

    Make your own travel games. Ages 6 and up.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE!

    Family Day: Opera Posters

    Check out beautiful opera posters from Europe made at the end of the 1800s in the exhibition "Opera in Print: Fin-de-siécle Posters from the Blum Collection," then make your own poster.

  • ACC Library

    11 a.m. FREE!

    Blackout: Unplugged Storytime

    Participants will listen to John Rocco's Blackout and enjoy activities in the dark. Ages 2–5.


  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m. FREE!

    Public Input Session

    Offer input regarding Dudley Park Master Plan Revision.


  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m.–4 p.m. $75.

    "Fun"damentals of Storytelling

    Tommy Tye introduces the art of story with pro-tips.

  • 1 p.m. $15.

    Jumping and Spinning

    (AKF Athens Martial Arts) Improve your jumping and spinning kicks.

Ending Saturday, January 27



  • ACC Library

    Digital Media Center One-on-One

    Get individual instruction for graphics, audio or video editing projects or learn to convert albums and cassettes to DVDs and CDs. Thursdays, 6 p.m. and Saturdays, 11 a.m. 706-613-3650


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Calligraphy Classes

    Mike Moak's presents a progressive series covering basic and advanced lettering. FREE! Saturdays, Jan. 27–Feb. 10 at 2 p.m., Feb. 1 at 6:30 p.m. and Feb. 6 at 6:30 p.m., 706-795-5597