COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, April 25

37 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.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    PHANTOM PHUNK Europop/indie trio with eclectic sounds in the veins of the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Paramore and Metric.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    7 p.m. $10 (21+), $12 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    RUEN BROTHERS Up-and-coming, rockabilly-influenced band of siblings from England.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    MISNOMER Local nine-piece improvisational fusion group formerly known as Mister Tie Dye.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite yacht rock, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! www.jazzathensga.org

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    GREG ROBBINS Jazz vocalist performs originals and standards, backed by a four-piece band. Album release show!

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700 (Timothy Road location)

    REVEREND TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Good old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverance.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    JIVE REVIVAL Five-piece Georgia rock band.

  • 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

    9 p.m. www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    LAWYER DAVE Songwriter and one-man band known for his work with The Brokeoffs.

    ANDREW BRANTLEY Member of jam band The Orange Constant performs a solo set.

    RAY PHILLIPS No info available.

Kidstuff

Performance

Games

Art

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    9 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE! art.uga.edu

    UGA CSO Spring Pottery Sale

    The sale features hand-built sculpture and functional pottery by the UGA Ceramic Student Organization and faculty.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

    Karaoke

    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!

Classes

  • ACC Library

    6 p.m. FREE! atedrow@uga.edu

    Gardening Class

    Gardeners of all experience levels can learn about flowering shrubs in "Camellias, Azaleas and Gardenias." Registration required.

  • The Rook and Pawn

    7:30 p.m. $5 www.therookandpawn.com

    Tarot Card Lessons

    Learn where to start with Caty and Kristin. First coffee or beer included in fee.

  • Gents of the Cork

    (J's Bottle Shop) A six-week Wine 101 Appreciation Course exploring the basic principles of wine, critical evaluation technique and a review (and tasting) of the world's major wine grapes. Two Thursdays a month, 6:15–7:30 p.m. beginning May 3. $75. 706-353-8881, wine.jsbottleshop.com

Events

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by Scarlet Stitch (Oct. 17) and Chris Padgett (Oct. 24). 

  • 8:30 a.m. FREE! www.1millioncups.com/athens

    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.

  • YMCA

    10 a.m.–1 p.m FREE! piedmont.org

    Colon Cancer Education & Screening

    Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center's Loran Smith Center for Cancer Support is providing free colon cancer screenings.

Lectures & Lit

  • Barnes & Noble

    2 p.m. FREE! www.bn.com

    Meet the Author

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

  • UGA Chapel

    7 p.m. FREE! sustainability.uga.edu/peterson

    Peterson Toscano

    Peterson Toscano will perform "Everything is Connected– An Evening of Stories, most weird, many true."

Comedy

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    Adam Cayton-Holland

    Cayton Holland has appeared on Comedy Central, "Conan" and more. Line-up also includes Sarah Lynn Kale, Noell Deshon Appling, Andrew Michael and Shaunak Godkhindi. 

Ending Wednesday, April 25

 

Classes

  • Athens Technical College

    Athens Tech Classes

    "Beginning Forklift Operator Certification." Two-day course. Begins Apr. 25. $199. training@athenstech.edu, athenstech.edu