Wednesday, June 27

26 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

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

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. FREE!

    KIP JONES Local songwriter playing all your favorite folk, rock, R&B and country covers and some of his own tunes.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7:30 p.m. FREE!

    NORMA RAE This local four-piece plays soulful, distinctively Southern Americana.

    THE BROKEN STRING BAND Athens band blending Western folk with indie rock.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    ETIENNE DE ROCHER Local virtuoso guitarist plays a unique, layered style of indie rock.

    A BOY NAMED RUTH DJ spinning old-world bass and experimental darkwave sounds.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    8:30 p.m. $5.

    SWING STREET DANCE BAND Playing a mix of salsa, Latin tunes and swing.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700 (Timothy Road location)

    THE HACKERS No info available.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.



Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided!


  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by White Rabbit Collective.

  • T.R.R. Cobb House

    6 p.m. FREE!

    The Cobb Brothers in Athens

    Milton Leathers and Sam Thomas will lead a walking tour of the historic T.R.R. Cobb House.


  • 7:30 p.m. $5–10.

    Puppet Show

    (The Mill, 1085 Danielsville Rd.) The New Orleans puppateers present a double feature of "The Birth of the Moon," by Tongues Out and "The Hands That Broke the Clock," by Words for Nothing. All ages.

Ending Wednesday, June 27



  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    Salsa Dance Classes

    Cuban-style salsa classes. 7:30 p.m. (beginner lesson). Richard and Victor perform salsa music every second Wednesday at 8:30 p.m. Blue Eyed Amigos perform swing and salsa every fourth Wednesday at 9 p.m. $10/class (incl. one drink). Music show is $3 for class participants and $6 otherwise.


  • Vacation Bible School

    (Young Harris Memorial UMC, 973 Prince Ave.) A bible study and service. June 27–29 and July 1, 11 a.m.