Thursday, September 27

35 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday.

  • 8 p.m. 706-546-0840

    Jamboree Mic Night

    JAMBOREE MIC NIGHT A weekly open mic event hosted by James Howard.

Live Music

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    7 p.m. FREE!

    MALCOLM & SULLIVAN New local classic- and folk-rock duo. 

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

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

    PARKER OLIVER Local musician playing soul and rock covers and originals.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    LILY ROSE Nashville-based pop-folk singer-songwriter.

  • DePalma's Italian Cafe

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-552-1237 (Timothy Road Location)

    JIM COOK Local solo performer playing acoustic blues, classic rock and Americana.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door).

    BEAU & LUCI Folky sister-sister duo from South Georgia with blues and classic rock influences.

    THE BARONS Poppy rock and roll group from Charlottesville, VA.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE!

    JOHN & KIRAN FERNANDES Father and son perform a duet featuring American primitive guitar, piano, clarinet and more.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $25.

    THE GROWLERS "Fuzzy genius and working-class logic mix easily" for this California-based garage-rock outfit. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

    SURFBORT Punk band from New York City.

    DONZII "Post-punk performance art" project from Miami.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    WAHH! World fusion band blending traditional Indian music with rock, jazz, funk and more. 

  • Hilltop Grille

    6 p.m. FREE!

    CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local variety cover band plays classic and new tunes.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    LIVE OAK Jam-oriented local rock and roll five-piece.

  • home.made

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-206-9216

    NIGHT FEVER Athens-based duo featuring Ansley Stewart and Jason Fuller playing '70s hits.


  • Gallery @ Hotel Indigo–Athens

    6:30–8:30 p.m. FREE!

    Artist Reception

    The "Color & Comp" exhibit features work by Jason Matherly, Mike Landers, Shawn Campbell, Jaime Keiter, James Wilson and InKyoung Chun. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    8–11 p.m. FREE!

    Museum Mix

    The museum's late-night art party includes refreshments, music by DJs John and Kiran Fernandez and access to all the galleries.


  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $6 (w/ UGA ID), $12.

    UGA Symphony Orchestra & Hodgson Wind Ensemble

    Student musicians will perform masterworks of classical repertoire. The Hodgson Wind Ensemble will also perform ahead of the show in the lobby.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    6 p.m. $5.

    Secret City Burlesque

    Secret City presents banned book selections in various states of undress in "Bare It All for Banned Book Week." 




  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m. FREE!

    Nature Ramblers

    (Meet at Shade Garden Arbor) Learn more about flora and fauna of the garden while enjoying fresh air and inspirational readings. Ramblers are encouraged to bring their own nature writings or favorite poems and essays to share with the group.


  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20).

    DJ My Chemical Bromance

    DJ MY CHEMICAL BROMANCE Spinning a set of emo tunes—"all those hits you've been listening to on 'Private Mode' for the past 10 years."

    GIRL CLOTHES New local emo band.

  • 40 Watt Club

    10:30 p.m. $5.

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away to three different channels of music. One of them is a request line!

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    Museum Mix. 8 p.m. FREE!

    DJ .53

    DJ .53 AC Carter spins '80s post punk, synthwave and more.


  • 6:30 p.m. (line dancing), 7:30 p.m. (ballroom) $10.

    Line Dancing & Ballroom Dancing

    (Boutier Winery, Danielsville) Mr. Ron Putham teaches line dancing.

  • Lotta Mae's Supply Co.

    6 p.m. $20.

    Introduction to Indy Patterns and Fabrics

    Tips and tricks for independent sewing, pattern makers, fabric sources and more.

  • Hip Vintage and Handmade

    Traditional Japanese Shibori Workshop

    Materials included. Registration required. 828-505-5883

Lectures & Lit



  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Sept. 25–28, 8 p.m. Sept. 30, 2:30 p.m. $12–16.

    The Tall Girls

    (Cellar Theatre, Room 55) The drama follows the girls of Poor Prairie after they form a basketball team in Depression-era America. 


  • 4:30–7:30 p.m. FREE!

    Anniversary Celebration

    (Yuva Medical Spa, 1061 Dowdy Rd.) Yuva Medical Spa celebrates its 10th birthday with food, drinks, giveaways and more. 

  • Cycle World

    6 p.m. FREE!

    Two Wheel Thursday

    Meet other bikers, listen to live music, win prizes. Food and drink for sale. Kid friendly. 

  • 1000 Faces Coffee

    6 p.m.

    BTS Coffee Crawl

    Meet with UGA's Breaking the Shackles group for a cup of coffee, local music and conversations about the issues of human trafficking. 

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