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Wednesday, September 12

32 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.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    WANDERWILD Intricate, intimate local indie-rock project led by songwriter Matt Martin. 

    AYO RIVER Atlanta-based indie-pop band.

    ST. LADRO New solo project from former Son & Thief frontman Shane Toriscelli.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    RANDOM ACTS Local acoustic band playing rock, pop, country and more.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    SWAMP RABBIT RAILROAD Folk-revival band from North Carolina.

    CAREY MURDOCK Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $15 (adv.), $18 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    ZOSO One of the longest-tenured Led Zeppelin tribute bands returns to Athens.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    ROYAL JOHNSON Funky, bluesy rock band from Macon.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. $5. www.georgiatheatre.com

    TWEN Nashville-based psych-rock group.

    LAMBDA CELSIUS Local experimental electronic performer.

  • 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. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    JEFF KUJAN Atlanta-based singer-songwriter.

    LIARS Local singer-songwriter (not to be confused with the popular post-punk band of the same name).

    HARLOT PARTY Local rock group featuring intertwining guitar riffs and haunting, emotive vocals.

    HERE BE MONSTERS Solo local folk-punk outfit.

    SOCIAL CIRCLE Athens-based soft-psych-pop project.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    REVEREND TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Good old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverance.

  • 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.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

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

    STEFAN CLARKIN Singer-songwriter on tour from Scotland.

Kidstuff

  • Oconee County Library

    6–8 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Anime Club

    Watch some anime and manga, listen to J-Pop music, eat Japanese snacks and share fan art. Ages 11–18.

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Bedtime Stories

    Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.

  • Oconee County Library

    10 & 11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/oconee

    Preschooler Storytime

    Stories, songs and crafts for preschool-aged children and their caregivers.

  • ACC Library

    Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Preschool Storytime

    Attendees will share books, songs, puppets and rhymes. Ages 1.5–5.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Beginning Readers' Club

    Ms. Carley shares early literacy activities and stories. Ages 4–7. 

  • Bogart Ag Building

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/bogart

    Wonderful Wednesday Storytime

    Ms. Donna presents stories, songs, rhymes and a simple craft. Ages 3.5–8.

  • East Athens Community Center

    4–6 p.m. FREE! diversefutures1@gmail.com

    Sci-Fi/Fantasy Sista Circle

    Black girls ages 12–17 can read and discuss sci-fi and fantasy novels that feature black girl protagonists. A meal and books are provided. 

Games

Art

Performance

  • UGA Performing Arts Center

    7:30 p.m. $35. ugapresents.org

    The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center

    The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center presents a program with Mozart, Bolcom and Dvorák.

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!

Events

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $7. rabbitboxstories@gmail.com

    Rabbit Box

    Storytelling for adults. This month's theme is "Living Positive."

  • 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 B.E.N.

Classes

  • 6–9 p.m. $25. www.craiggum.com

    Athens Photography Collective

    (160 Winston Dr. Studio #10) Bring a DSLR camera to a Meet and Greet party with a water balloon shootout.

Film

  • Ciné Barcafé

    6–9 p.m. www.athenscine.com

    The Unafraid

    The documentary explores what it means to grow up American and undocumented. A panel discussion with the directors and two Athens students featured in the film will follow. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.