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Friday, June 1

34 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

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

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!

Sports

  • UGA Golf Course

    7:30 a.m. northgeorgiacottage.org

    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! www.akademiabc.com

    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). www.caledonialounge.com

    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. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

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

    THE PROXIES Athens-based Pixies tribute band.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $7. www.thefoundryathens.com

    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). www.georgiatheatre.com

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

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

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.

  • 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.

    5 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

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

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    9 p.m. $5. www.terrapinbeer.com

    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. www.vfwathens.com

    CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local country and Southern rock singer-songwriter performs with his group.

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. classiccityfringefest@gmail.com, www.classiccityfringefestival.com

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    Negroni Week

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

Classes

  • ACC Library

    One-on-One Digital Media Center Tutorials

    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: Browser Basics." June 26, 10 a.m. Registration required. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

DJs

  • 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. www.40watt.com

    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! www.georgiatheatre.com

    DJ Rell

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

Art

  • White Tiger Gourmet

    6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-6847

    Artist Reception

    Charles Clinkenbeard shows his oil paintings. 

  • Trio Contemporary Art Gallery

    7–9 p.m. Donations accepted. www.trioathens.com

    Opening Reception

    "CatFest" is a tribute to fierce, fabulous, feline friends. Artwork by over 30 artists and music by A Catastrophe and DJ Tiger Uppercut. See Art Notes on p. 10.

  • Trio Contemporary Art Gallery

    6–7 p.m. Donations accepted. www.trioathens.com

    Opening Reception

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

Games

Performance

  • Madison, GA

    8 p.m. $10–25. www.mcc-arts.org

    The Hot Club of San Francisco

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

Kidstuff

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Libraries Rock Storytime

    Kickoff summer reading with a musical storytime event.

  • Double Helix STEAM School Summer Camps

    (580 Tallassee Rd.) "Chocolate Camp (grades 4–9)." July 2–3 & 5–6, $240. "Harry Potter Camp (grades 4–9)." July 9–13, $275. "It is Alive! Using Coding to Create (grades 2–9)." July 16–20, $275. "Sculpture Camp (grades 5–9)." July 23–27, $300. "Adventure Camp (grades 3–8)." July 30–Aug. 3, $300. doublehelixsummercamp.wordpress.com

Lectures & Lit

Events

  • Bourbon Street

    5–7 p.m. FREE! moes.com

    Moe's Taco Tour

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

Ending Friday, June 1

 

Kidstuff

  • 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. www.exploringtheearth.org

Kidstuff

  • 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. charleshay428@gmail.com

Kidstuff

  • 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! www.accgov.com/ysc

Auditions

  • 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, dron2454@gmail.com