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Wednesday, June 27

29 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

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

    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! www.georgiatheatre.com

    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. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    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.

Games

Kidstuff

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

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

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every Wednesday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 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!

Events

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by Sylvia Rose Novak (Sept. 19) and B.E.N. (Sept. 26).

  • T.R.R. Cobb House

    6 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/rslathens

    The Cobb Brothers in Athens

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

Art

Performance

  • 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.

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Classes

  • 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. www.facebook.com/salsaathens

Kidstuff

  • Vacation Bible School

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