THE PIERRES Athens-based alternative rock group.
LEAVING COUNTRIES BAND Jam-band quintet performing American rock.
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.
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.
TRIBUTE Eight-piece ensemble that recreates the Allman Brothers' first five years using vintage equipment.
LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
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.
POPE PAUL & THE ILLEGALS Rockabilly-country band from Santa Ana, CA.
HIGHER LEVEL HIP HOP SHOWCASE Featuring performances by Clip Art, DJ Nate From Wuxtry and more.
FUNK BROTHERHOOD The local all-star band plays a set dedicated to Prince and The Time.
LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.
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.
RCI "Purveyors of only the finest in filth and chicanery" from Athens.
HAPPY CHEESE Local experimental bedroom-pop project.
THE JUDY CHOPS Playing swing, jazz, rockabilly and other throwback styles.
"Fascia, Breath and the Nervous System" on Feb. 22–24. New 200-hour and 300-hour teacher training school begins February. Various classes include flow, yin, restorative, power flow, gentle, Iyengar and simple stretch. www.athensfivepointsyoga.com
Secret City presents banned book selections in various states of undress in "Bare It All for Banned Book Week."
Adults of all abilities can read out loud and discuss books. Dec. 20 at 1 p.m. 706-795-5597, www.athenslibrary.org/madison
Relax with adult coloring books and supplies.
Watch Wonderstruck and discuss the book by Brian Selznick.
Kids who are practicing their knitting can get extra help from Ms. Deborah.
America's goth family comes to life in a musical production. See Theater Notes on p. 19.
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.
(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.
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.
DJ DREAM DOG Local DJ brings the dance party.