COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, August 15

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.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    DAISY On-again, off-again Athens rock band.

    COLLISION DRIVE New project from scene veteran Kenny Aguar (8-Track Gorilla, Flight Mode USA).

    JOE ROWE Local musician singing songs about life and death.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    EDDIE RAY ARNOLD Local country singer-songwriter.

    ALEX YOUNG Frontman of Athens indie band Bridges plays a solo set.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays a set of Jimmy Webb tunes.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE MOBROS Vintage-sounding mix of blues, soul, funk and Latin music from Camden, SC. 

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! www.jazzathensga.org

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Local swing and hot jazz ensemble playing music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s. 

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    SHADE Dissonant, groove-oriented local post-punk band fronted by guitarist Phelan LaVelle.

    APPARITION Athens band playing a raucous, thrashy brand of hardcore.

    MULTIPLE MIGGS High-octane local hardcore band.

    NO THANKS Doomy post-punk band from Omaha, NE.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    THE VIBRATONES Veterans of the Athens scene playing various blues styles. Dancing is encouraged!

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    TODD NANCE AND FRIENDS The local songwriter teams up with a group of collaborators to benefit Nuçi's Space.

  • 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!

Classes

  • Quilting Classes

    Amanda Whitsel offers classes in quilting and sewing for all levels and ages. 706-325-5283, needleinahaystack7@yahoo.com, www.facebook.com/sewsomethingwithamanda

  • Open Tree Climb

    (David Henry Hardigree Wildlife Sanctuary, 1110 Old Greensboro Rd.) Access the tree-top canopy with WildRice Adventures using rope, harness and a helmet. Ages 8 & up. Nov. 18, Dec. 2, 3:30–5 p.m. Call or email to register. $30. 706-804-2551, www.facebook.com/wildriceadventures

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 Scarlet Stitch (Oct. 17) and Chris Padgett (Oct. 24). 

  • The Rook and Pawn

    7:30 p.m. $5. www.therookandpawn.com

    Tarot Card Readings

    Savannah, Caty and Kristin offer readings. 

Comedy

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    9 p.m. FREE! hendershotscoffee.com

    Educated Mess

    See stand-ups from Athens and Atlanta.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    9 p.m. FREE! hendershotscoffee.com

    Educated Mess

    See stand-ups from Athens and Atlanta.

Meetings

Ending Wednesday, August 15

 

Support Groups

  • ACC Library

    Chronic Illness Support Group

    Meet others who are dealing with chronic illness such as ME/CFS, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Lyme. Third Wednesdays, 12–1:30 p.m. athenschronicillness@gmail.com

Auditions

  • Arsenic and Old Lace

    (Brightstone Productions, Watkinsville) Auditions consist of cold readings from the script and group scene work. Auditions on Aug. 13 & Aug. 15, 6 p.m. Performances on Sept. 21–23. Rehearsals begin on Aug. 20. directors@brighstoneathens.com, www.brightstoneathens.com