Wednesday, October 17

28 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE!

    SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll band playing an acoustic set.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5.

    SWEETBAY Atlanta rock band with a raw, emotional sound.

    RUHAA! Local rock band with alternative and blues influences.

    THE POWERS Local folk-rock band of brothers.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door).

    JORDAN DAVIS Mainstream country artist from Nashville via Louisiana.

    RAY FULCHER Born and raised just outside of Augusta, Fulcher plays country music all over the Southeast.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6:30 p.m. FREE!

    JOSH BRICKER Local country-rock artist.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE!

    THE MAMMOTHS Austin, TX-based high-energy rock outfit drawing on old-school techniques.

  • 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

    CLIP ART Local underground rap duo featuring emcees Vann Johnson and Arizona Zimmerman with drummer Patrick Stewart.

    KXNG BLANCO High-energy, lyrically driven local rap upstart.

    B|_ANK Nashville-based experimental noise and percussion project.

    BENNYHONDA SUPERSHIFTER No info available.

    DJ BOB Spinning a set of hip-hop tunes.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    THE HACKERS No info available.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    HEART OF PINE Roots-rocking local group.

  • 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.



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.




Lectures & Lit

  • 4:30 p.m. FREE!

    Affordable Housing in the 21st Century: A Panel Discussion

    (College of Environment and Design, Lecture Hall 123) Developers, lawyers and other experts discuss affordable housing. See City Dope on p. 4.