Thursday, June 14

36 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5 p.m. FREE!


    KARAOKE DJ Gregory plays song requests and lets the bravest of the bunch jump in to sing. Every Thursday!



  • Snipes Water Resource Center

    5:30 p.m. FREE!

    Public Meeting

    "Athens in Motion– Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan." 

  • 6 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3801

    Public Input Session

    (ACC Planning Department, 120 W. Dougherty St.) Give unput on the North Oconee River Greenwalk MLK Greenway Extension.


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1–3 p.m. FREE!

    Madison County Needlecrafters

    The Needlecrafters will be demonstrating how to knit, how to crochet and other crafty skills. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

  • KA Artist Shop

    Artist Workshops

    "Screen Printing: Beyond the Basics." June 20 & 27, $120. "Abstract Watercolor." July 14, $215. "Paint Your Pet." Sept. 30, $55.

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    7 p.m. FREE!

    MALCOLM & SULLIVAN New local classic- and folk-rock duo. 

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

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

  • The Falls

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-850-2217

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    MRJORDANMRTONKS Tommy Jordan and William Tonks' collaboration features rootsy guitar picking and paired vocal melodies. 

    JEFF RYMES Rootsy singer-songwriter known for his time in influential California band The Lonesome Strangers.

    HISTORIC SUNSETS Athens-based experimental rock band.

    DEAU EYES Indie-rock project from Richmond, VA.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $15 (adv), $20 (door).

    TURNSTILES Billy Joel tribute band led by singer and pianist Tony Monaco.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8 p.m. FREE!

    THE TAXICAB VERSES Local group fronted by Jim Wilson and inspired by the traditional sounds of Ghana.

    LASSINE KOUYATE Local singer-songwriter Adam Klein presents a twist on traditional West African music.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    MILLS LANE Neal Fountain leads his band through musical explorations. Featuring Chris Enghauser on bass, Jamie DeRevere on drums and AJ Adams on pedal steel.

  • Hilltop Grille

    6 p.m. FREE!

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

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    CHRIS AND THE HAMPTONES Local rock group led by guitarist and songwriter Chris Hampton. 



  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $1 (headphone).

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with wireless headphones and three channels of music. The first hour is free!

  • Blue Sky

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-850-3153

    Warm Glow Blue Sky Show

    WARM GLOW BLUE SKY SHOW JJC plays disco, funk, soul & cetera. Every Thursday!


  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m. FREE!

    Nature Ramblers

    (Meet at Shade Garden Arbor) Learn more about flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.


Support Groups

  • Adult Children of Alcoholics Support Group

    (723 Baxter St.) Adult Children of Alcoholics (ACA) is a 12-step program for people who grew up in alcoholic or dysfunctional homes. Mondays, 7–8 p.m.


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Museums on Film Series

    A bored billionaire starts stealing priceless works of art in The Thomas Crown Affair.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    6:30 p.m. $30.

    The Well-Placed Weed: The Bountiful Life of Ryan Gainey

    The documentary covers the life of celebrated American garden designer Ryan Gainey. The event includes a Q&A with filmmaker Steve Bransford, a reception with live music by Hog-Eyed Man and art by Rinne Allen.


  • The Tasting Room at Jittery Joe's Roasting Company

    June 13–17, $8–16.

    The Merry Wives of Windsor

    Shakespeare's roguish comedy follows John Falstaff and his misadventures with the women of Windsor. See Theater Notes on p. 10.


  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    8 a.m.–5 p.m. FREE!

    Poppies: Women, War, Peace

    The exhibit pays homage to women in times of war and feature the work of Lee Karen Stow, a documentary photographer. 

  • Pixel & Ink Studio

    Artist Classes

    "Athens Artist Potluck." June 28. "Intro to 35mm Film: Camera Functions & A Shootout." July 10, 17, 24. "Movie Night: A Thousand Clowns." July 12. "Broke A$$ Framing: Do it Cheap but Keep it Classy." July 21. "Sell Your Work: Branding & Marketing for Artists." July 21. "Sketchy Social." July 26. "Leaping into Lightroom: Learn the Basics." July 29. "Hang Your Art at Home." Aug. 4. "Critique Night: Get Back to Your Art School Days." Aug. 9. "Photoshop Basics: Learn the Essential Tools." Aug. 11. "Sell Your Words: The Business of Freelance Writing." Aug. 18. "Craftluck: Potluck with Crafts." Aug. 23. "Styled Shoot: Editorial Fashion." Aug. 26. Visit Facebook or email for details.

  • Athens, GA

    Bus Shelters

    The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission is seeking design proposals for artistic bus shelters. Application deadline July 27, 11:59 p.m.

Word on the Street

  • Athens, GA

    Aspect Foundation

    Seeking families to host international high school exchange students who want to attend an Athens-area high school for the upcoming year. 770-757-4556,