Friday, June 1

31 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-549-0840


    KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!


  • UGA Golf Course

    7:30 a.m.

    The Cottage Classic Charity Golf Tournament

    Includes breakfast and lunch. Door prizes, raffle prizes, and top place prizes. Proceeds benefit The Cottage.

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    8 p.m. FREE!

    HARVEY FUNKWALKER Athens trio steeped in deep funk roots and laced with tinges of jazz, blues and rock.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    THE FLYING BUFFALOS Ken Parris leads an all-star lineup playing their favorite classic tunes.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    VELVETEEN PINK This long-running group of local musicians plays upbeat, electro-based dance-pop. 

    WIEUCA Local band playing cheeky, guitar-driven indie rock.

    CALICO VISION Athens-based psychedelic pop group.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    THE SPOOKIE MOON Atlanta-based psychedelic folk-rock group.

    THE PROXIES Athens-based Pixies tribute band.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $7.

    HEAVY PETTY Local all-star Tom Petty cover band performs the songwriter's album Wildflowers in its entirety. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door).

    ELECTRIC AVENUE Tribute band that delivers "the '80s MTV experience." This is a special Wham/George Michael tribute.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. FREE!

    YOUNG VALLEY Mississippi-based twang-rock six-piece.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    COSMIC CHARLIE Grateful Dead covers like you've never heard before. 

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SUNNY SOUTH BLUES BAND Local band combining a blues and soul spirit with riffy rock and roll.

    THE MENDERS North Carolina band blending garage-rock and folk-punk.

    PACIFICO Long-running rock project fronted by songwriter Matthew Schwartz.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    THE BACUPS Fun-loving local cover band.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    3 p.m. FREE!

    DAVID HYDE Multi-instrumentalist singer-songwriter from Ball Ground.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    9 p.m. $5.

    THE TWO TAKES Atlanta-based indie rock band influenced by groups like Arctic Monkeys and The Killers.

    DIRTY FUSS Nashville rock band playing "lo-fi for your hi-fi."

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

  • VFW

    8 p.m. $10.

    CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local country and Southern rock band hosts a dance party, playing classic and new tunes.

Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    The Classic City Fringe Festival

    The Classic City Fringe Festival is seeking performers in theater, dance, performance art, puppetry, improv, comedy and more. Deadline Aug. 31. Festival Oct. 18–21.,

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    Negroni Week

    Heirloom will donate a portion from every Negroni to benefit the Giving KItchen.


  • ACC Library

    Digital Media Center One-on-One

    Get individual instruction for graphics, audio or video editing projects or learn to convert albums and cassettes to DVDs and CDs. Thursdays, 6 p.m. and Saturdays, 11 a.m. 706-613-3650

  • ACC Library

    Computer Classes

    "Internet 101: Search Engines." July 17, 10 a.m. "Internet 101: Privacy/Security." July 24, 10 a.m. "Gmail Basics." July 31, 10 a.m. Registration required. FREE!


  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DJ Mahogany

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

  • 40 Watt Club

    10 p.m. $3.

    90's Dance Party with DJ Juice Wayne

    DJ JUICE WAYNE Come get jiggy with this local DJ spinning '90s hits.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. FREE!

    DJ Rell

    DJ RELL Hip-hop and EDM DJ from Jacksonville, FL.


  • White Tiger Gourmet

    6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-6847

    Artist Reception

    Charles Clinkenbeard shows his oil paintings. 

  • Trio Contemporary Art Gallery

    6–7 p.m. Donations accepted.

    Opening Reception

    Trio's first annual "Young Artist Exhibition" features works by kids in grades 12 and under. See Art Notes on p. 10.



  • Madison, GA

    8 p.m. $10–25.

    The Hot Club of San Francisco

    (Empire Mills) The ensemble celebrates the music of Django Reinhardt and Stephane Grappelli's Hot Club de France. 


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE!

    Libraries Rock Storytime

    Kickoff summer reading with a musical storytime event.

  • Double Helix STEAM School Summer Camps

    (580 Tallassee Rd.) "Adventure Camp (grades 3–8)." July 30–Aug. 3, $300.

Lectures & Lit


  • Bourbon Street

    5–7 p.m. FREE!

    Moe's Taco Tour

    Get a free sample of Moe's Three Amigos Tacos. 

Ending Friday, June 1



  • Exploring the Earth Summer Camp

    (Little Rose Nature Adventures, Watkinsville) This camp is a nature-based, visual and performing arts, STEAM program for kids ages 5–12. Runs June and July, 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m. $200/week.


  • Olive Basket

    Baking and Cooking Camps

    after-school cooking classes include Korean fried rice, Italian style breakfast muffins, chocolate mousse and Korean ice cream sundaes. For ages 7 & up. Choose one class a week from Monday–Thursday 3–4:30 p.m. or 4:30–6 p.m. or Friday, 3–4:30 p.m. $35/class, $125/month. "Summer Baking Camp," June 4–29. Kids Camp, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Teen Camp, 2–5:30 p.m. "Summer Cooking Camp," July 9–Aug. 10. Kids Camp, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. Teen Camp, 2–5:30 p.m. $200.


  • Clarke Central High School

    Youth Summer Camp

    Arts and crafts, sports, guest speakers and more. For ages 8–14. Apply by June 1. June 11–14 or 18–21, 8 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE!


  • Athens, GA

    The Millennial

    "The Millennial" talk show is looking for individuals who want to spread their advice on how to stay enlightened. Contact for more information. 706-914-3268,