Wednesday, July 11

30 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.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE!

    TRUE BORN SONS New local traditional folk project led by singer-songwriter Liam Parke.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5.

    LITTLEBOYBIGHEADONBIKE Indie-pop project of Rhode Island songwriter William Orchard, featuring intricate guitar and fantastical lyrics.

    SMIDGEON No info available.

    LYDIA SERA Local visual artist and musician.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:30 p.m. FREE!

    WHITE RABBIT COLLECTIVE Local ensemble with influences ranging from Tuvan folk songs to psychedelic rock anthems to jazz-funk grooves.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE!

    COOL KNIGHTZ Local five-piece band playing AM Gold hits.

  • Live Wire

    8 p.m. $5.

    POLAR WAVES Athens-based "alternative classic rock" group.

    TUNNEL VISION Surf, reggae and ska-influenced band from Southern California.

    DANIEL HARDIN Singer-songwriter with acoustic and electric blues and rock influences.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    SALLY AND THE SIX GRAND Old-time rock band.

  • 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.

  • The World Famous

    10 p.m. $4.

    DON BABYLON "Drunk, sad rock and roll" singer-songwriter from Philadelphia.

    RAY PHILIPS Up-and-coming local folk singer-songwriter.

Lectures & Lit




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.


  • Snipes Water Resource Center

    5:30–7 p.m. FREE!

    Mayor's Task Force

    For inclusion and equity. 

Ending Wednesday, July 11



  • Women's Self-Defense Course

    (AKF Athens Martial Arts, 175 A Old Epps Bridge Rd.) Learn and practice skills in awareness, physical self-defense, personal safety, prevention and assertiveness. Wednesdays, Oct. 3–Nov. 14 (skip Halloween), 8–9:30 p.m. $30.,