Friday, August 10

26 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Local power trio playing country-rock and Southern soul.

  • Butt Hutt Bar-B-Q

    7 p.m. FREE!

    THE LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local three-piece.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    MURDER THE MOOD Athens-based alternative rock group.

    THE GOOD LOOKS Young band playing a custom blend of rock, blues, funk, punk and alternative. 

    KERCHIEF Alt-rock project led by Tennessee singer-songwriter Brittany Hill.

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5.

    MIRACLE SWEEPSTAKES Rock band from New York with influences like Johnny Marr and King Crimson.

    UNTIL THREE Athens-based indie-rock duo.

    DAN CLIFFORD Local artist playing lo-fi power-pop.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door).

    HOLMAN AUTRY BAND Longtime area band with country, Southern rock and metal influences.

    EASTVILLE BELLE Athens-based Americana outfit.

  • 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

    7 p.m.

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Pohgoh (7:30 p.m.), WesdaRuler (8:15 p.m.), Flasher (9 p.m.), Oh-OK (9:45 p.m.), Dean Wareham (10:30 p.m.), His Name Is Alive (11:30 p.m.) and Ex Hex (12:30 a.m.). See pp. 16–21.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

    LIVE JAZZ Rotating local jazz groups play every Friday and Saturday nights.

  • Iron Factory

    8 p.m. 706-395-6877

    HIP HOP SHOWCASE Featuring Athens and Atlanta artists Houdinne, Brainstorm, RobOlu, Drevegas, Retrograde, Clip Art and Trvy.

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    1:30 p.m.

    ATHENS POPFEST Featuring Ew (2 p.m.), Ultra Beauty (2:45 p.m.), Blushing (2:45 p.m.), Rose Ette (4:15 p.m.) and Gauche (5 p.m.). See pp. 16–21.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    BACK CITY WOODS Macon-based bluegrass and Southern rock band.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE!

    MARK WEBB JR. Americana artist from Greenville, SC whose music is "built on hooks and heartstrings."

  • White Tiger Gourmet

    6 p.m. FREE!

    TREVOR J. PATTILLO Composer playing solo instrumental guitar pieces.



  • 40 Watt Club

    10 p.m. $3.

    '80s Dance Party

    '80S DANCE PARTY Dance to your favorite tunes from the 1980s.

  • The Globe

    10 p.m. $2 (headphone). 706-353-4721

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with three channels of music. One of them is a request line!

  • Southern Brewing Company

    Records and Brews. 5 p.m. FREE!

    DJ Osmose

    DJ OSMOSE International touring DJ and Athens resident lays down an all-vinyl set of funk, soul, boogie and more.


  • Georgia Square Mall

    1–3 p.m. FREE!

    OLLI@UGA Lifelong Learning Fair

    Current and prospective OLLI members can learn about this semester's classes, luncheon programs, travel tips, social events and shared interest groups. 

  • 6–8 p.m. $8–15.

    Friday Wine Winedowns

    (J's Bottle Shop, 1452 Prince Ave.) Manilla Express will be at this Friday Wine Winedown to pair Filipino food with craft wine.


  • Winder-Barrow Community Theatre

    Aug. 17–18, 7:30 p.m. & Aug. 19, 3 p.m. $10–15.

    Thoroughly Modern Millie

    A small town girl searches for new life in the bright lights of 1920s New York City.

  • Athens Community Theater

    Aug. 16–18, 8 p.m. Aug. 19, 2 p.m. $8–15.

    The Servant of Two Masters

    A comedy of mistaken identities long lost lovers, angry fathers, cross dressers and a hungry servant.

  • Morton Theatre

    Nov. 1–3, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3, 2 p.m. Nov. 4, 3 p.m. $10–15.


    The Athens Creative Theatre's stage production of the Disney film turned Broadway hit.


  • Ciné


    Ciné Classics

    See The Beatles: Yellow Submarine in celebration of its 50th anniversary. (1968).

  • Ciné

    10 p.m. $5 (with a Ciné ticket for BlacKkKlansman) $7.50–9.75.

    Ciné Classics

    See Spike Lee's music-filled, offbeat comedy School Daze for its 30th Anniversary.  


  • 6–9 p.m. $25.

    Athens Photography Collective

    (160 Winston Dr. Studio #10) Learn the basics of boudoir photography. Bring your DSLR and lenses.

Karaoke & Open Mic

Ending Friday, August 10


Word on the Street

  • Multiple Locations

    Fall Adult Softball

    Games will take place Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 6:30–9:30 at Bishop Park and Southeast Clarke Park. The season begins Aug. 13. $400 per team.