COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, April 25

39 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. 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.

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6–7:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Meet the Author

    Meet Cathy Cleary in celebration of her cookbook The Southern Harvest.

  • 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."

Performance

Games

Kidstuff

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Tour at Two

    Led by docents.

  • 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

    "Pollinator Gardens." 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 WUOG on May 30.

  • 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.

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