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Friday, June 15

34 events

Kidstuff

Events

  • 7–10 p.m. FREE! www.greeneccoc.org

    Pickin' on the Greene

    (Downtown Greensboro) This downtown event  features kids activities, barbecue and live music by The Mulligan Brothers and Pullin' Strings.

  • Normal Books

    11 a.m.–2 p.m FREE! normalbooks@gmail.com

    Tea Tasting with MEplusTEA

    New local business MEplusTEA seeks feedback on a line of blended loose leaf teas combined with local dried fruits, herbs and spices. Sample tea while perusing for books.

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    S-WORDS AND FRIENDS Local band playing funky pop-rock with a touch of Southern jam.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

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

    LEX CALLAHAN Athens-based underground hip-hop performer.

    THE FAMILY RECIPE New local jazz fusion outfit.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    7 p.m. FREE! www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com

    BYV Atlanta-based conscious-rap collective with a live band.

    LITTLE STRANGER Poppy, funky alternative hip hop group from Charleston, SC.

    BILLY WINN Singer-songwriter and EDM performer from Washington, DC.

    DK Detroit-born, Athens-based hip-hop artist.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    ANCIENT RIVER Psych-rock project led by singer-songwriter James Barreto.

    FUTURE APE TAPES Local group creating psychedelic, experimental music driven by loops, beats, guitars and synths.

    THE PIERRES Athens-based alternative rock group.

    JACOB MORRIS Moths' frontman performs a solo set of gentle, melodic folk.

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. FREE! www.thefoundryathens.com

    FRANKIE'S BLUES MISSION Blues group led by South Georgia native Frankie Lee. This is a special Father's Day show.

  • Fully Loaded Pizza Co.

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-705-6150

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    CHUCK WESTMORELAND Psych-folk singer-songwriter from Portland, OR. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

    CAFETERIA A reunion show from this local band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    LAS ROSAS Psychedelic garage-rock band from Brooklyn, NY.

    CHAMPAGNE SUPERCHILLIN' French-pop and psych-rock-influenced band from Nashville, TN.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    MIDNIGHT BOI Alias of local musician Eli Rickli, playing "pseudo-Satanic hip hop."

    RICKY DIGITS Local emcee who cites MF Doom, cLOUDDEAD, Wu-Tang Clan and Eminem as influences.

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    TY MANNING & THE SLAWDOG BISCUITS New local band led by former Bearfoot Hooker Manning described as "Ronnie Milsap meets Tom Petty." Album release show!

    SCOTT LOW Solo set from the formerly local Americana singer-songwriter.

    ADAM KLEIN Local songwriter playing a rustic blend of country, folk and Americana.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Live Wire

    7 p.m. $15. www.livewireathens.com

    FROGGY FRESH Rapper and comedian known for viral YouTube hits like "The Baddest." He's joined by partner Money Maker Mike.  See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    SACRED HOLLOW Local band playing loud, catchy hard rock with a bite. 

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    20 WATT TOMBSTONE Fuzzed-out two-piece rock group from Wisconsin.

    BEAST MODE Local groove/thrash-metal band that offers "the heaviest metal in the city."

    BLESS THE DEAD Outlaw metal band from Atlanta.

    STONEMAN Atlanta-based metal band with touches of doom and thrash.

    DAYGLO MOURNING Stoner- and doom-metal band.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    JOE CAT Local troubadour whose influences range from Steve Earle and Townes Van Zant to Johnny Cash.

  • VFW

    8 p.m. $10. www.vfwathens.com

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

Theater

  • Winterville Auditorium

    June 15–16, 8 p.m. & June 17, 2 p.m. $15–20. www.cornerstoneathens.com

    Little Women

    Circle Ensemble Theatre Company presents an adaption of Louisa May Alcott's Civil War-era classic. See Theatre Notes on p. 10.

  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    June 22–23, 7 p.m. June 24, 2 p.m. $9–16. 706-283-1049

    Red Velvet Cake War

    The lives of three cousins spin out of control during a family reunion.

  • Athens Community Theater

    June 21–23, 8 p.m. June 24, 2 p.m. www.townandgownplayers.org

    Urinetown, the Musical

    The play skewers the human tendency towards acts of dangerous irresponsibility.

  • The Tasting Room at Jittery Joe's Roasting Company

    June 13–17, $8–16. roseofathens.org

    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.

  • Brightstone Theatre

    June 22–23, 7:30 p.m. June 24, 2:30 p.m. $16–18. www.brightstoneathens.com

    Tuck Everlasting

    Eleven-year-old Winning Foster becomes unexpectedly entwined with the Tuck Family, who hold the secret for unending youth.

  • Morton Theatre

    7 p.m. $6. mortontheatre.com

    The Frog Prince

    The Athens Creative Theatre Summer Theatre Youth Musical program presents an adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale. 

DJs

Games

Lectures & Lit

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Artist's Talk

    Artist Cheryl Goldsleger will talk about her paintings at the museum as well as a mosaic installation. A Q&A will follow.