Friday, September 14

33 events

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    8 p.m. FREE!

    MISSISSIPPI JOHN DOUDE Blues, roots, and rockabilly artist from Milledgeville.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

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

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    RUHAA! Local rock band with alternative and blues influences.

    NOCTURNAL ANIMALS Alt-rock band from Atlanta. 

    LANES No info available.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    LIL WHITE BITCH Local experimental electronic performer.

  • 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. 9 p.m. $5.

    MAKE AMERICA GOTH AGAIN featuring DJ Team Spud Go, DJ Wardaddy and Crowe spinning rock and goth hits. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12 (adv.) $15 (door).

    CBDB Alabama-based "joyfunk" band playing a mix of funk, progressive rock and jam fusion.

    BIRD DOG JUBILEE Four-piece jam band from Atlanta.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE!

    REV. CONNER TRIBBLE Good old-fashioned rock and roll from Athens mainstay Tribble and his band.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    THE HONEY SLIDERS Detroit-influenced rock band from Catropolis. 

    NEW DARK AGE Local band pays tribute to post-punk band The 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. FREE!

    WHITEHALL JAZZ COLLECTIVE Local jazz pianist Greg Hankins leads his sizeable group through an eclectic set of music.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    CLARENCE SUN & THE MOONSHYNES Local all-star blues group led by Clarence "Big C" Cameron.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    DANIEL TOOLE Singer-songwriter from LaGrange.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    THE GEORGIA HEALERS Long-running local jump blues band.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE!

    BARREL FEVER Atlanta band playing acoustic covers and originals.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    8 p.m. FREE!

    LAST CHANCE RIDERS High-energy rock and roll band from Atlanta.

    FLASHBACK FLASH Rock band influenced by both classic and modern sounds.


  • Good Dirt

    Clay Classes

    Weekly "Try Clay" classes ($20/person) introduce participants to the potter's wheel every Friday from 7–9 p.m. "Family Try Clay" classes show children and adults hand-building methods every Sunday from 2–4 p.m. $20. 706-355-3161,

  • 5:30 p.m. FREE!


    (Healing Lodge at Piedmont Athens Regional, next to the Loran Smith Center) Learn about mindfulness meditation and formal sitting practice.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    4:30 p.m. FREE!

    Homeschool Resource Workshop

    Parents interested in homeschooling can learn about library resources. 

  • Lay Park

    6 p.m. $10–15.

    Paint Night

    Painters will be given an example of what to paint and a canvas. 


  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    3 p.m. FREE!

    Friday Football Tours

    Take a tour of "Fighting Spirit: Wally Butts and UGA Football, 1939–1950." Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    9:30–10:30 a.m. FREE!,

    Morning Mindfulness

    Participate in a guided meditation session in the galleries. Meet in the lobby.

  • Wild Birds Unlimited

    10 a.m. FREE!

    Anniversary Party

    Wild Birds Unlimited celebrates its anniversary with snacks, prize drawings and more. 

Lectures & Lit

  • Oconee County Civic Center

    Sept. 13, 4–8 p.m. (member preview night), Sept. 14, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. & Sept. 15, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.

    Oconee Library Friends Book Sale

    Books, CDs and DVDs will be sold for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit the Oconee County Public Library.

  • Normal Books

    7–9 p.m. FREE!

    Reading Between the Wines Book Club

    Discuss what you've been reading while enjoying wine and cheese. Conversation tends to slant towards fantasy, fiction and YA. Ages 21 & up.


  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $10 (w/ UGA ID), $15.

    Jake Shimabukuro

    World-class ukulele master who has performed around the globe, captivating audiences with his flawless, passionate style.




  • 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

    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.


  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Sept. 14–15, 7 p.m. Sept. 16, 2 p.m. $11. 706-283-1049

    Are You Being Served?

    See the comedy adapted from the popular British television show that revels in nonstop double entendres.