Sunday, June 24

30 events

Live Music

  • The Falls

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

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

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door).

    THE SEGAR JAZZ AFFAIR WXAG radio DJ Dwain Segar curates a night of smooth jazz. This month's show features Madoca Kawahara.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    3 p.m. FREE!

    THE WILD HARES Classic cover band from Atlanta. 



  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    1:30–3:30 p.m.

    Sunday Market

    Terrapin and Athens Land Trust hosts a weekly market with local produce and food vendors. 

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    6–9 p.m.

    Get Artistic

    In this Meet the Artist event, David Hale will guide participants to create their own art on clayboard. Pre-registration required. Hale will also release two new print editions with a percentage of profits benefiting Get Artistic.

  • Athens, GA

    June 21, 5 p.m.–2 a.m. June 22, 10:30 a.m.–2 a.m. June 23, 12–8 p.m.


    The annual festival returns with outdoor stages, an artist market, kids activities and a club crawl.


  • 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.

    Urinetown, the Musical

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

  • Brightstone Theatre

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

    Tuck Everlasting

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

  • Crawford School

    June 28–30, 7:30 p.m. $13–18.

    The Addams Family

    America's goth family comes to life in a musical production. See Theater Notes on p. 19.


  • Pulaski Street Stage

    12:30 p.m.

    MARY & THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin' tunes from the '10s, '20s and '30s.

  • KidsFest Stage

    1 p.m.

    CAMP AMPED Nuci's Space's young musicians showcase the songs they learned during camp. 

  • Hull Street Stage

    1:15 p.m.

    CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of Americana.

  • Pulaski Street Stage

    1:45 p.m.

    TIMI CONLEY AND WONDERLAND RANGERS Local rabble-rouser Timi Conley performs dance-tastic psych-pop with his all-star backing band.

  • KidsFest Stage

    2:20 p.m.

    THE SANDELS MUSIC PARTY Interactive kids' show featuring art, stories and music.

  • Hull Street Stage

    2:45 p.m.

    JOE WILLEY & THE MOVIN' MEN Lyric-driven Americana music from the local folk songwriter and his band. 

  • KidsFest Stage

    3:10 p.m.

    EGGBOY Local teenage indie-rock band.

  • Pulaski Street Stage

    3:15 p.m.

    ATHENS COWBOY CHOIR All-star vocal ensemble featuring members of various local bands singing songs from the old frontier.

  • Hull Street Stage

    4 p.m.

    CICADA RHYTHM Captivating Athens duo playing melodic, roots-influenced folk-rock.

  • KidsFest Stage

    4 p.m.

    DANCE FX A group of young dancers perform.

  • Pulaski Street Stage

    4:30 p.m.

    DOM FLEMONS Blues-and folk-inspired Americana artist and founding member of Carolina Chocolate Drops.

  • KidsFest Stage

    4:50 p.m.

    ALLEGRO A group from the local music class takes the stage.

  • Hull Street Stage

    5:15 p.m.

    CHRIS STAMEY GROUP Acclaimed North Carolina alternative rock singer-songwriter known for co-founding The dB's.

  • Pulaski Street Stage

    5:45 p.m.

    ELF POWER Longtime fixture on the Athens indie-rock scene playing crisp, melodic psych-pop. 

  • Hull Street Stage

    6:30 p.m.

    DEXTER ROMWEBER DUO Legendary Georgia garage-rocker Romweber (Flat Duo Jets) plays trashy, blues-influenced rock and roll.

  • Pulaski Street Stage

    7 p.m.

    THE CONNELLS Long-running, North Carolina-based jangle-pop group.


  • Live Wire Athens

    7 p.m. $6.

    Athens Rising

    Local filmmaker James Preston's documentary takes a look at music, dance, food, stand-up comedy, art and the origins of AthFest.

  • Ciné

    2 p.m.

    Knights to Kings: A Journey to Ethiopia

    The documentary follows the journey of the Classic City Knights as they travel to the village of Kutaber, Ethiopia.