PATTERSON HOOD Drive-By Truckers frontman blends country and Southern rock with a direct lyrical approach. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
LINQUA FRANQA Athens-based hip-hop project inspired by the '90s underground and the study of linguistics.
DON CHAMBERS This longtime local favorite delves into pastoral folk and experimental rock with equal passion.
CLAIRE CAMPBELL Hope for Agoldensummer singer plays a set of soft, haunting folk tunes.
VELVETEEN PINK This long-running group of local musicians plays upbeat, electro-based dance-pop. Album release show!
POWERKOMPANY Local pop duo featuring the soaring vocals of Marie Davon and electronic instrumentation from Andrew Heaton.
BOOTY BOYZ DJs Immuzikation, Twin Powers and Z-Dog spin dance hits into the night.
THE BLIND OWLS Texas-based four-piece rock and roll band.
JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.
Every Wednesday. Prizes and house cash.
Dirty South Trivia offers house cash prizes.
Gather a team and compete.
(2440 W. Broad St.) Compete for prizes.
Trivia night is friendly to Valentines, Galentines and anti-Valentine's day people alike.
Callan Steinmann, curator of education, leads a conversation about Cecila Beaux's "Twilight Confidences."
Paint a bowl to be used at the Food Bank of Northeast Georgia's 20th annual Empty Bowl Luncheon (held Mar. 7 at the Classic Center). All materials provided.
A storytelling program with hands-on activities. Ages 3.5–8.
Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.
Love stinks! Un-celebrate the holiday during a dance party. Wear a mask. Grades 6–12.
Preschool-aged children will learn social and language skills through songs stories and crafts. Ages almost 3–almost 5.
Stories, songs and crafts for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.
Read a fantasy book and make keepsake treasure boxes. 4th and 5th graders.
Attendees will share books, songs, puppets and rhymes. Ages 1.5–5.
Learn basic economic and financial concepts.
OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided!
Storytelling for adults. This month's theme is "Swipe Left."
Spend the evening in the conservatory surrounded by orchids and other tropical plants. Dinner includes live music and buffet-style meal. Couples will receive an orchid plant to take home. RSVP by Feb. 6.
Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by White Rabbit Collective.
(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.
The evening includes an upscale chef-prepared dinner, live music and a make-and-take class in creating Valentine's bouquets.
The evening includes a bubbling tasting with Alejandro Ortiz, sweets from Johanna Nicol's Just Bakery, tunes from SJ Ursey and local wares from Indie South.
Celebrate Valentine's Day with beer and chocolate flight pairings.
(North Oconee Water Reclamation Facility, 150 N. Oconee Access Rd.) Learn about the magic of turning flushed water into reusable water. Light refreshments will be served. Registration required.
DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.
Bookseller Kristen Carter offers direction.
The Gershwin Big Band performs standards from the American Rhapsody: The Gershwin Songbook.