COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, September 29

33 events

Live Music

  • Bishop Park

    Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    BRADLEY KNUDSEN Indie-folk singer-songwriter from Salt Lake City.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    CLASSIC CITY JUKEBOX Local all-star rock and roll cover band.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    NINEVEH'S GARDEN Local progressive metal band.

    VILLAGE STICKS Indie-rock band from Augusta. 

    ACTUS REUS Atlanta-based metal band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    COLLISION COURSE Solo experimental project of longtime local musician Kenny Aguar.

    TEARS FOR THE DYING Local death-rock group fronted by longtime Athenian Adrya Stembridge.

    JOE ROWE Local musician singing songs about life and death.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    NIHILIST CHEERLEADER Local pop-punk band with a jaggedly melodic sound.

    SHADE Dissonant, groove-oriented local post-punk band fronted by guitarist Phelan LaVelle.

    THE YOD Party-starting Athens-based alternative hip-hop collective.

    CAULFIELD High-energy garage-rap band led by longtime local emcee Son1.

  • The Foundry

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

    J.W. BROWN & FRIENDS The cousin (and father-in-law) of Jerry Lee Lewis, Brown was among the earliest adopters of rock and roll.

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-372-1236

    DRIFTWOOD Local Americana collective plays darkly accented folk music.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $35. www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE DIRTY GUV'NAHS Roots-rockers from Knoxville, TN.

  • Go Bar

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

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

  • Highwire Lounge

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    HOLLY BELLE AND THE BELLETONES Local singer-songwriter performs with her band.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. 706-546-0840

    TWISTED ROAD Atlanta-based rock and country group.

  • Sandy Creek Park

    11 a.m. $15 (adults), $8 (students). www.athensfolk.org

    NORTH GEORGIA FOLK FESTIVAL The 34th edition of the festival features music from Rebecca Sunshine Band (11 a.m.), The Moonshine (12 p.m.), Athens Area Shape Note Singers (12:50 p.m.), Joe Willey & the Movin' Men (1:30 p.m.), Sugar Magnolias (2:25 p.m.), Curtis Eller (3:20 p.m.), Kyshona Armstrong (4:15 p.m.), Crooked Mile (5:15 p.m.), Clifton Hicks (6:15 p.m.) and The Darnell Boys (7:15 p.m.). The Fire Circle Showcase will feature The Ukulady (12 p.m.), Cortez Garza (12:50 p.m.), Claire Campbell (1:10 p.m.), Art Rosenbaum (1:50 p.m.), Jim White (2:25 p.m.) and Amanda Kapousouz (3 p.m.). See story on p. 10.

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    11 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Lego Club

    Join us for Lego art and Lego-based games and activities. No need to bring your own Legos. For ages 6–11.

  • Southeast Clarke Park

    3 p.m. $5 (youth), $10 (adult). siriusathletics@gmail.com

    Piedmont Cross Country Race

    Participants can run a 2k (ages 7 and under) or a 3k (ages 8 and older).

Sports

  • Sanford Stadium

    7:30 p.m. www.georgiadogs.com

    UGA Football

    UGA vs. Vanderbilt.

  • Southeast Clarke Park

    3 p.m. $5 (youth), $10 (adult). siriusathletics@gmail.com

    Piedmont Cross Country Race

    Individual races for youth age divisions and an open race. 

DJs

  • The Old Pal

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4340

    DJ Quincy

    DJ QUINCY Local musician John Swint spins a dance party to celebrate The Old Pal's fifth anniversary.

  • Max

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-286-0339

    Chief Rocka

    DJ CHIEF ROCKA Local DJ spins Top 40, hip hop, funk, soul and more.

  • Wonderbar

    10 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/wonderbarathens

    George the Infinite

    GEORGE THE INFINITE Local DJ spins the best in Top 40, EDM and bass music every Saturday.

  • Highwire Lounge

    11 p.m. $2 (headphone). www.highwirelounge.com

    Silent Disco

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. $5. www.georgiatheatre.com

    Booty Boyz

    BOOTY BOYZ DJs Immuzikation, Twin Powers and Z-Dog spin fresh jams and old-school favorites. 

Events

  • Sandy Creek Park

    11 a.m.–8 p.m. $8 (students), $15. www.northgeorgiafolkfestival.org

    34th Annual North Georgia Folk Festival

    The day-long festival features musicians, artists, storytellers, food, kids' activities and craft demonstrations. See story on p. 10.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    9 a.m.–1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Shop for fresh and affordable produce and prepared foods. The market also includes kids activities, cooking demonstrations, educational booths and entertainment.

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music by Random Acts.

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    DisABILITY Awareness Community Forum

    Learn about organizations who provide resources for people and families affected by disabilities. Part of National Disabilities Awareness Month. 

  • Healing Arts Centre

    6 p.m. Donations accepted. www.healingartscentre.net

    The Spirit & Sound of Peace

    (Sangha Yoga Studio) Swami Asokananda and Dr. Arvin Scott lead an inquiry into the nature of peace followed by a drumming circle for peace.

  • Athens for Everyone

    3–5 p.m. FREE! 706-202-4165

    Athens for Everyone

    Athens for Everyone invites residents to canvass with them for the midterm elections. 

Performance

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $5. www.secretcityathens.com

    Geek Chic Burlesque Beta

    Burlesque Beta is a breakneck revue in which performers can perfect their music, dance or comedy act in front of a live audience. 

Lectures & Lit

Film

Theater

  • Lavonia Cultural Center

    Sep. 29, 7 p.m. Sep. 30, 2:30 p.m. $12–20. www.franklincommunityplayers.com

    Café Murder

    The Franklin Community Players present a murder mystery comedy. The Saturday performance includes a chicken dinner and dessert. The Sunday matinee includes dessert.

  • Winterville Auditorium

    Sept. 28–29, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 30, 2 p.m. www.circleensembletheatre.com

    A Midsummer Night's Dream

    The Circle Ensemble Theatre presents William Shakespeare's comedy. 

Ending Saturday, September 29

 

Help Out

  • AthensPets Volunteer Orientation

    (AthensPets, 125 Buddy Christian Way) Volunteers are needed to socialize dogs and cats in Athens-Clarke County. Sept. 29. 706-613-3540, michelle.carrigg@accgov.com