COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Friday, June 29

30 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

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

    THE PIERRES Athens-based alternative rock group.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES BAND Jam-band quintet performing American rock.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    THE DOOKIE BROTHERS Local teenage tribute band playing Green Day hits.

    THE GRAWKS Punk and garage-inspired local rock band playing songs by The Ramones.

    ROOM 9 Athens-based cover band playing hits by Blink-182.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    A.M. RODRIGUEZ Country-folk singer-songwriter with a confessional lyrical style.

    SYLVIA ROSE NOVAK Southern gothic singer-songwriter with sharp vibrato and a sharper fiddle.

  • The Foundry

    8:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    TRIBUTE Eight-piece ensemble that recreates the Allman Brothers' first five years using vintage equipment.

  • 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

    8 p.m. $17 (adv.), $22 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    REVEREND HORTON HEAT Long-running, Texas-based punkabilly group. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

    BIG SANDY Long-running Western swing/country-boogie band from California.

    PSYCHO DEVILLES Atlanta-based rockabilly group.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    POPE PAUL & THE ILLEGALS Rockabilly-country band from Santa Ana, CA.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    HIGHER LEVEL HIP HOP SHOWCASE Featuring performances by Clip Art, DJ Nate From Wuxtry and more.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

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

    FUNK BROTHERHOOD The local all-star band plays a set dedicated to James Brown.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Iron Factory

    9:30 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    RAG BAGS New local alt-rock band led by Alex and Tyler Nicholson.

    BIRDS FLY SOUTH High-energy local folk and Americana group.

    TJ WAYT Macon-based roots-rock performer.

    THE SOCIAL ENGINEERS Clarkesville band playing a blend of rock, funk, hip hop and soul.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    RCI "Purveyors of only the finest in filth and chicanery" from Athens.

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    HAPPY CHEESE Local experimental bedroom-pop project.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    THE JUDY CHOPS Playing swing, jazz, rockabilly and other throwback styles.

Classes

  • 5 Points Yoga

    Yoga Classes

    The studio offers classes for all levels including hot flow, hatha, Iyenger yoga, meditation and workshops. "Iyengar Perspective on Restorative." Aug. 25. "Yin Yoga Training." Sep. 21–23. A six-month teacher training program begins in Sept. www.athensfivepointsyoga.com

Performance

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $8–10. www.40watt.com

    Secret City Burlesque

    Secret City presents "Monster Mash/Summer Mash," a burlesque strip tease and dance party.

Word on the Street

Events

Games

Kidstuff

Theater

  • Crawford School

    June 28–30, 7:30 p.m. $13–18. artsoglethorpe.org

    The Addams Family

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

  • Athens Community Theater

    June 29–30, 8 p.m. July 1, 2 p.m. $5. townandgownplayers.org

    The Language Archive

    George documents dying languages from far-flung cultures while struggling with what to say to his wife at home. See Theater Notes on p. 19.

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

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

    Wine Tasting and Reading

    (Prince Ave.) Meet Kevin Begos and Deborah Blum for their respective works Tasting the Past and The Poisoner's Handbook. Book signing and wine tasting will follow a reading. 

DJs

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    Ninjas vs. Pirates

    NINJAS VS. PIRATES A dance party to benefit Athens Pride and Camp ABC. Show up in your best pirate or ninja costume and dance the night away with DJ sets from George the Infinite vs. DJ Flash vs. Akolyte.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. $2. www.georgiatheatre.com

    DJ Dream Dog

    DJ DREAM DOG Local DJ brings the dance party.

Ending Friday, June 29

 

Kidstuff

  • KA Artist Shop

    Art Classes

    "Art Club for Teens." Fridays, 6:30–8 p.m. $15. "Art Club Junior for Ages 9–13." Fridays, 4:30–6 p.m. $15. Both classes are taught by Hope Hilton. www.kaartist.com