Friday, February 9

28 events


Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Feb. 8, 5–8 p.m. (member preview night), Feb. 9, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. & Feb. 10, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

    Oconee Library Friends Book Sale

    Books, CDs and DVDs will be sold for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit the Oconee County Public Library.

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Feb. 9, 10 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Feb. 10, 8 a.m.–5 p.m. $20.

    Sustainable Agriculture Conference

    The two-day conference features farm tours, demonstrative workshops and networking. 

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    WIEUCA Local band playing cheeky, guitar-driven indie rock.

    DEEP STATE Local band led by songwriter Taylor Chmura, playing driving, punky, melodic guitar-rock.

    SMALL REACTIONS "Nerve-pop" band from Atlanta.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. FREE!

    INNOCENT ALEX Psychedelic, Los Angeles-based indie-rock band.

    JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.

    WISTAPPEAR Ppsychedelic pop project fronted by Los Angeles songwriter and producer Ian Lipson.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $13 (adv.), $16 (door).

    DYLAN SCHNEIDER Country songwriter from Illinois. 

    JORDAN ROWE Country singer-songwriter from South Georgia.

  • The Foundry

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

    RYAN KINDER Up-and-coming Nashville artist straddling the line between country and pop.

    ASHLEY WALLS Up-and-coming country singer-songwriter from Marietta.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $10.

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

    VEGABONDS Alternative Americana band from Auburn, AL.

    THE TRONGONE BAND Hard-driving Southern rock crew from Richmond, VA.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    FOGHORN New experimental project from local musicians Ethan LaPaquette and Parks Miller.

    DJ MAHOGANY & DJ SIPPY Longtime local favorite Mahogany teams with up-and-comer Sippy for a groovy night of sounds.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    JOE WILLEY & THE MOVIN' MEN Lyric-driven Americana music from the local folk songwriter and his band. Album release show! See Calendar Pick on p. 19.

    EMILY HORTON Graduate student playing "simple piano and guitar songs."

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

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

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    9 p.m. $5.

    EUREKA CALIFORNIA Melodic, rough-edged, blown-out local garage-rock duo.

    AMPLINE Heavy, melodic indie-rock band from Ohio. See Calendar Pick on p. 19.

    ANTLERED AUNT LORD Fuzz-pop project fronted by local songwriter Jesse Stinnard.

  • Max

    9 p.m. $5. 706-286-0339

    BOYS WHO ROCK FOR GIRLS Local musicians perform to benefit Girls Rock Athens. Featuring Tight Blacks, Forbidden Waves, Donny Knottsville and The Nice Machine, As Dusk Fades and Enter: The Panda, plus DJs.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    GLOSTIK WILLY Self-proclaimed "masters of hippie metal" from Muncie, IN.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SANCTIFIED REVIVAL Classic and Southern rock-influenced band from Atlanta.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE!

    DANIELLE MOHR Florida-based acoustic guitarist and folk songwriter.



  • Town and Gown Players

    Feb. 9–10, 15–17, 8 p.m. Feb. 11 & 18, 2 p.m. $8–15.

    Brighton Beach Memoirs

    Neil Simon's depiction of his Depression-era family living in New York is narrated by 15-year-old Eugene, who is obsessed with baseball and sex. See Theater Notes on p. 14.


  • East Athens Community Center

    6:30–8 p.m. $10–15.

    Paint Nite

    Painters will be given an example of what to paint and their own canvas to create their work of art. Themes will incorporate Black History Month and Valentine's Day. Ages 5 & up.

  • Oconee County Library

    All day. FREE!

    Georgia Day Craft Kits for Adults

    Pick up a colonial craft kit in celebration of Georgia's 285th birthday. Kits include a pineapple decoration, beeswaz candle and butter making instructions.


  • Southern Brewing Company

    6 p.m. FREE!

    DJ Osmose

    DJ OSMOSE International touring DJ and Athens resident lays down an all-vinyl set of funk, soul, boogie and more.



  • Chase Park Warehouses

    Feb. 9, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 12, 10:30 a.m. $35.

    Valentines Flower Wreath

    (Frog Stomp Studio, #1A) Create a flower arrangement and learn how-tos and trivia along the way. Ages 15 and up. 

Ending Friday, February 9


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