Wednesday, September 19

30 events

Help Out

  • AthHalf Seeking Volunteers

    AthHalf, the half marathon and 5K, seeks volunteers to help with registration and hospitality. Register online. Oct. 20–21.


Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 4 p.m. FREE!

    SYLVIA ROSE NOVAK Southern gothic singer-songwriter with sharp vibrato and a sharper fiddle.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    REGULUS Loop-heavy post-rock band from Austin, TX.

    ZETA Experimental punk band from Venezuela.

    STRANGE TORPEDO New local alternative rock four-piece.

    THE HOLY HELLS Rock trio with "hints of Radiohead and bacon grease."

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. FREE!

    VINTAGE PISTOL Jam-centric blues-rock group from Arkansas.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $22.

    WHETHAN L.A.-based electronic producer and DJ who has collaborated with Dua Lipa, Charli XCX and more.

    MANILA KILLA Young EDM producer from D.C.

    ANDREW LUCE Electronic-dance-music artist based in Los Angeles.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE!

    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

    THE CO FOUNDER Emo-tinged indie-rock group from Bellingham, WA.

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

    BLAKE STEWART The leader of local band Tabloid plays a solo set.

    EMILEIGH IRELAND Local folk-pop singer-songwriter with a strong, compelling vocal style.

    TOMMY! Athens piano man and singer-songwriter.

  • 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

    9 p.m. $7. 706-546-4742

    CRAIG BROWN BAND Rootsy, Detroit-based garage-rock band. See story on p. 10.

    TEDDY & THE ROUGH RIDERS Country-rock group from Nashville, TN.

    COUNTRY WESTERNS Nashville-based garage-rock group.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    THE WORLD'S QUIETEST JAZZ TRIO Local group featuring guitarist Dan Nettles, bassist Zack Milster and drummer Mason Davis.

  • The World Famous

    10 p.m.

    COSMO JR. Local band fronted by veteran Athens musician Dana Downs. This is an album-release party for Sisters in Arms, which tells the tale of female pirates Anne Bonny and Mary Read.


Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    11 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!


  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by White Rabbit Collective.

  • Buvez

    6:30–8:30 p.m. FREE!

    Drink and Draw

    Meet up with other local artists to drink and draw.

  • ACC Library

    5–7 p.m. FREE!

    NPHC Athens Newcomers' Reception

    The Athens Alumni National Pan-Hellenic Council hosts an event for individuals, organizations and businesses to meet new faces in Athens. 


  • Logan's Roadhouse

    11 a.m.

    Athens Retired Educators Association

    Socialize with other retired teachers from Athens and stay for a program.


Word on the Street

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    Adult Trips

    "Hannah's Cherokee." Feb. 11, 9 a.m.–5 p.m. $25–37.50. All trips depart and return to Rocksprings Park. Ages 18 & up. Register online.

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE!

    The Solar System: Retrofitting Your Home with Solar Panels

    Warren McPherson will talk about his experience adding solar panels to the Athens Montessori School roof and share advice.