Wednesday, May 30

31 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 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!

    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

  • 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!


  • 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 Sylvia Rose Novak (Sept. 19) and B.E.N. (Sept. 26).

  • 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."