Friday, May 25

21 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LIONZ Long-running Athens-based jam band.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    SACRED HOLLOW Local band playing loud, catchy hard rock with a bite. Album release show!

    LIBERATOR Athens-based three-piece hard-rock band.

    MAHEETA No info available.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    7 p.m. FREE!

    BROTHER OLIVER Psychedelic folk-rock group from South Carolina.

    WHALE YOUTH Local group featuring an inspired take on traditional Eastern music.

    ATRIA Macon-based folk project with a warm, ethereal sound.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    BRAIN AID FEST A mental-health awareness and benefit event featuring Fart Jar and Georgia Dish Boys, plus special guests.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8:30 p.m. $5.

    DREAM CULTURE Eclectic local psychedelic rock group. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

    WHITE RABBIT COLLECTIVE Local ensemble with influences ranging from Tuvan folk songs to psychedelic rock anthems to jazz-funk grooves.

    THE HOLIFIELDS Psych- and prog-rock group from Knoxville, TN.

    THE WELDONS New local rock band.

  • The Foundry

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

    ZYDEFUNK Funky, Latin- and Cajun-inspired Louisiana group featuring bassist and bandleader Charlie Wooten.

  • Fully Loaded Pizza Co.

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-705-6150

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. FREE!

    TEDO STONE Rootsy, Atlanta-based rock and roll singer-songwriter. Album release show! See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

    PALACE DOCTOR Dynamic rock trio fronted by former Modern Skirts bassist Phillip Brantley.

    GRECO Atlanta band of four brothers that plays rock music to make you dance.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    GABBIE ROTTS Lo-fi punk pop-punk project from Atlanta.

    BED DETH Athens-based lo-fi, confessional indie-folk project.

    HERE BE MONSTERS Solo folk-punk outfit.

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    KENNY GEORGE BAND Alt-country group from Aiken, SC.

    PICKLED HOLLER Family band blending traditional and jam sounds, with a dedication to dynamics and lush harmonies.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

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

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    7 p.m.

    THE DIXIELAND 5 Local trad-jazz/Dixieland band that features a front line of trumpet, clarinet and trombone and a rhythm section of piano and tenor banjo.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    CAROLINE AIKEN BAND Guitarist and singer Aiken's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    3 p.m. FREE!

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot and friends perform funky sets of Southern rock and roll.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    9 p.m. $5.

    JUAN DE FUCA Driving indie-rock band fronted by local songwriter Jack Cherry. 

    RESIDENT ONE Pop-punk group from Atlanta influenced by bands like Alkaline Trio and AFI.

    THE CAROLYN Atlanta-based "romantic pop-punk" band.

    DEAD NEIGHBORS This local band plays punky, emotive garage-rock.

  • White Tiger Gourmet

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-353-6847

    BRETT RICHARDSON Member of local band The Formula performs a solo set.





Ending Friday, May 25



  • Athens YWCO

    Lifeguard Certification

    Become a certified lifeguard. Registration required. Begins May 25. $275. 706-354-7880,