COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Friday, August 24

27 events

Live Music

  • 440 Foundry Pavilion

    8 p.m. $25. www.thefoundryathens.com

    COREY SMITH Singer-songwriter who combines emotional country influences with rough, soulful vocals.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

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

    THE POWERS Local folk-rock band of brothers.

    JEAN JACKET JUMPSUIT No info available.

  • Festival Hall (Greensboro)

    Motown on Main. 7 p.m. $25. www.festivalhallga.com

    THE GROOVE CREW BAND Playing hits from the Motown songbook, including Marvin Gaye, The Supremes, Smokey Robinson and Boyz II Men.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    TOTAL ASTRONAUT Alt-rock band from South Carolina.

    THE VINYL STRANGERS Melodic local folk-rock band.

  • The Foundry

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

    SONS OF SAILORS Jimmy Buffet cover band, featuring members of the Tony Pritchett Band.

  • Fully Loaded Pizza Co.

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-705-6150

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    CROOKED SIDEWALKS Band from Atlanta influenced by '60s and '70s FM rock. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    FAMILY AND FRIENDS Local folk-rock sweethearts featuring dynamic percussion and anthemic vocals. See story on p. 11.

    THE BROOK & THE BLUFF Upstart folk-rock band from Birmingham, AL.

    CASEY HARPER Atlanta-based folk singer-songwriter.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    AVERY LEIGH'S NIGHT PALACE Ethereal indie-pop group fronted by former Athenian Avery Draut.

    BABY TONY & THE TEENIES Local band plays doo-wop-inspired pop songs about wasting time and having crushes.

    THRÜM New local psych band featuring members of Outersea, Sea of Dogs, Hot Fudge and Dream Culture.

    LYDIA BRAMBILA Local singer-songwriter and guitarist with a dreamy folk sound.

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    KENNY GEORGE BAND Alt-country group from Aiken, SC.

    PICKLED HOLLER Family band blending traditional and jam sounds, with a dedication to dynamics and lush harmonies.

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • The Office Lounge

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

    FAT ARM DADDY Athens-based rhythm and blues trio.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    BRAD GERKE Local folk and alt-country singer-songwriter.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $8 (18-20). www.terrapinbeer.com

    THE IDES OF JUNE Atlanta-based band influenced by modern and classic rock.

    JET PHASE Local grunge-influenced indie-rock band.

    ROSIE & THE RATDOGS New local hard-rock group.

  • White Tiger Gourmet

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

    GYPSY AT HEART Local collective that mixes Middle Eastern and Indian ragas with classical, jazz and folk.

DJs

  • 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!

  • 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.

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Kidstuff

Classes

Events

  • Go Bar

    8 p.m. $5. www.athensarts.org

    Monochromatic Party

    Dress up in your favorite color! Live music by Avery Leigh's Night Palace, Baby Tony and the Teenies, Thrüm and Lydia Brambila. Plus, dancing with DJ Mahogany, tarot readings and face painting. Proceeds benefit the Athens Area Arts Council.

  • 5–8 p.m. $10–15. wine.jsbottleshop@gmail.com

    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. 

  • Athens Community Council on Aging

    12–2:30 p.m. FREE! www.accaging.org

    Volunteer Recruitment Cookout

    Learn about volunteer opportunities at ACCA.

Games

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

    10 p.m. www.athenscine.com

    It's Bigger Than Hip-Hop Film Series

    Watch Juice the story of four inner-city teens starring Tupac Shakur. Music videos and a Midnight Mega-Mix of 90s hip hop by Chief Rocka and friends to follow.

Ending Friday, August 24

 

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