Wednesday, March 28

33 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    DANIEL HARDIN Singer-songwriter with acoustic and electric blues and rock influences.

    RUHAA! Local rock band with alternative and blues influences.

    CLASSIC MISFITS Local alternative rock band with classic rock influences.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    KING ISRAEL Athens-based alternative blues-rock band.

    ALL THE OTHER REINDEER Progressive rock band from Athens. 

    NEW PARLIAMENT Athens-based jam band influenced by Neil Young, Widespread Panic, Led Zeppelin and more.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5.

    THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A monthly singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE!

    ROSHAMBEAUX Rock group influenced by the likes of The Drifters and Arethea Franklin.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door).

    BLACK TIGER SEX MACHINE Canadian trio that specializes in aggressive and dark electronic music.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m.

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

  • 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.




  • Ciné Barcafé

    5 p.m. $45 (festival pass).

    Athens Jewish Film Festival

    View screenings of shorts (5 p.m.) and the documentary Body and Soul: An American Bridge (6:15 p.m.).

Lectures & Lit

  • Ciné Barcafé

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Faculty Reading

    The UGA Creative Writing Program presents a faculty reading with LeAnne Howe, Aruni Kashyap, Hamilton Holmes, Reginald McKnight and Magdalena Zurawski. 

  • Barnes & Noble

    2 p.m. FREE!

    Meet the Author

    Dr. Wayne Flynt will talk about Mockingbird Songs: My Friendship with Harper Lee.

  • Miller Learning Center

    5:30 p.m. FREE!

    Defamation in the Age of Fire and Fury

    (Room 248) Dr. William Lee presents a lecture on the legal aspects of defamation and libel in the context of Fire and Fury

  • 10:10 a.m. FREE!

    "Regulating Broadband: The Law and Economics of Network Neutrality"

    (Moore-Rooker Hall, A220) Thomas Hazlett will talk about his experience as Chief Economist of the Federal Communications Commission and his research on media regulation. 

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!


  • The Rialto Room

    7:30 p.m. Festival Pass or $10.

    Athens Jewish Film Festival Closing Party

    Celebrate the 10th annual festival with music and dancing. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

  • 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 String Theory on July 18 and B.E.N. on July 25.

  • 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.

  • The Rook and Pawn

    4–9 p.m.

    Percentage Night

    Proceeds benefit Be the Match UGA.

  • Miller Learning Center

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Young Democrats of UGA

    (Room 214) The Young Democrats host a gun violence panel with Moms Demand Action. 



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