Wednesday, May 30

30 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.

  • The Foundry

    7:30 p.m. $5.

    THE BEST OF UNKNOWN ATHENS A monthly singer-songwriter showcase hosted by Liam Parke. This show features Lily Herne, Carrie Bowen, Heidi Holton, Jaclyn Steele, Annie Leeth and Mary Sigalas with Brian Smith.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE!

    TEDDY & THE ROUGH RIDERS Country-rock group from Nashville, TN.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE!

    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!

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

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    KILLICK Freeform experimentalist Killick Hinds coaxes sounds from instruments like his H'arpeggione and his "harp guitar," Big Red.

    ORACLE OF IGNORANCE No info available.

    TONY D No info available.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700 (Timothy Rd. location)

    THE BACUPS Fun-loving local cover band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    CHRIS PADGETT Local guitar virtuoso and songwriter performs.

  • 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

    10 p.m.

    YOUTH IN A ROMAN FIELD New York ensemble with a jazzy, folky style.

    ETHAN MULLENAX Local folk singer-songwriter with an eclectic, evocative sound.



Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    11 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!


  • ACC Library

    3 p.m. FREE!

    Drum Circle

    Bring your own drum or borrow one from the library.

  • 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 White Rabbit Collective.

  • 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.

  • DePalma's Italian Cafe

    5–10 p.m.

    Tap Takeover

    Akademia brings five draft taps to be paired with menu specials. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    6–7:30 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Post Election Party: Poetry and Politics

    The Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement invites newly elected officials, post-candidates and local residents to discuss "The future of Athens."