Friday, October 19

39 events


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30–8:30 p.m. FREE! (members), $5.

    90 Carlton: Spring

    The museum's quarterly open house features "Ask the Experts," door prizes, refreshments and more.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    4:30 p.m. FREE!

    Gallery Conversation

    Artist Richard Hunt will have a conversation about his work with Shawnya Harris, Larry D. and Brenda A. Thompson. In conjunction with the exhibition "Richard Hunt: Synthesis." See Art Notes on p. 17.


  • Morton Theatre

    Oct. 19, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20, 4:30 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. $13–16.

    DanceAthens 2018

    This concert is hosted by Dancefx Athens and features performance companies from all over the Southeast.

  • Canopy Studio

    Oct. 19–20, 8 p.m. Oct. 20, 4 p.m. Oct. 21, 2 & 6 p.m. $15–20.


    Canopy Studio's repertory company presents an aerial dance exploration of natural magick. Live music by Claire Campbell.

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    Oct. 18–19, 7:30 p.m. $20, $6 (w/UGA ID).

    Bel Canto

    The UGA Opera Theatre presents a concert of highlights from ten different operas by the greatest composers of Bel Canto era music, including Donizetti, Rossini and Bellini.


  • Bishop Park

    10–11:30 a.m. $5–7.50. 706-613-3589

    Fantastic Fridays

    Various obstacle courses and activities for ages 10 months–4 years and their parents. Call to register.

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    10 a.m. $4–6.

    Lil Master Chef's Tricks or Treats

    Participants will cover kitchen safety, measuring, clean up time, recipe ingredients and more. Ages 1–6.

  • Normal Books

    5–9 p.m. FREE!

    Fall Fest

    A family-friendly version of Reading Between the Wines with fall snacks, cider and games. 

  • East Athens Community Center

    Oct. 17–19, 12:30–2:30 p.m. $2–3.

    Early Release Day

    Ages 5–12 can participate in activities while Clarke County School District schools are out early for parent-teacher conferences. Wednesday's theme is "Science Day," Thursday's theme is "Lego STEM Day" and Friday's theme is "Build a Book." Registration required.

  • ACC Library

    2 p.m. FREE!

    4 Square

    Burn off some energy by playing 4 Square in the library. Ages 11–18.

Live Music

  • Bar South

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1329

    THE LAST REMNANTS Group playing rock from the '80s, '90s and '00s. Featuring vocalist Courtney Stone from "The Voice."

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    PSEUDO Local band featuring musicians Kip Jones and Damian Kapcala.

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    PAY TO CUM Atlanta-based hardcore band.

    SYMBIOTE Punk rock group from Atlanta.

    TNT Hardcore punk act from Atlanta.

    LIVING IN FEAR Raucous hardcore punk band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. FREE!

    SILENT & LISTEN Three-piece alt-rock band from Atlanta.

    LAKE HAVEN Singer-songwriter Ian Morrison plays "beachy sounds for landlocked towns."

    BRAD GERKE Local folk and alt-country singer-songwriter.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $14 (door).

    KIKAGAKU MOYO Five-piece psychedelic rock band from Tokyo. See story on p. 21.

    THAYER SARRANO Formerly local songwriter playing hazy, shoegaze-inspired Southern rock.

    CALICO VISION Athens-based melodic psychedelic-pop group.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $13 (door).

    STRAWBERRY FLATS Local group covering artists such as Jimi Hendrix, The Doors, Steppenwolf, Led Zeppelin, Deep Purple and the Beatles.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $20.

    WHITEY MORGAN Old-school honky-tonk country artist from Flint, MI.

    ALEX WILLIAMS Classic country singer-songwriter from Nashville.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    STEVEN PHILLIPS & MIDNIGHT EXPRESS Country and Southern rock band from Hiawassee.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. $5. 706-546-5609

    CASIO ADCOCK Experimental sounds from Atlanta musician Lee Adcock. Album release show!

    WET GARDEN Synthesizer explorations with erotic incantations.

    FORGET THE TIMES Experimental post-rock group from Kalamazoo, MI. Album release show!

    COP FUNERAL Experimental solo electronic artist from Atlanta.

    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.

    COSMIC CHARLIE Grateful Dead covers like you've never heard before. 

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

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

  • Iron Factory

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-395-6877

    MMA FALL FLARE A hip-hop showcase featuring Kxng Blanco, Motorhead2x, Tru Thought, Dexx of The YOD, Ziggy, L-o the Assassin and DJ Bob Fish.

  • Mellow Mushroom

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-613-0892

    SETH STILLWELL Musician playing country covers and originals.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SID KINGSLEY Virginia-based singer-songwriter.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    FAT ARM DADDY Athens-based rhythm and blues trio.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE!

    CALIFORNIA HOWDY Seven-piece Americana group from Ohio.


  • 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!

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    DJ Rell

    DJ RELL Hip-hop and EDM DJ from Jacksonville, FL.


  • Live Wire

    10 p.m. $10–30.

    Wizard's Ball

    Throw on your best house colors or fantasy-inspired costume. Live music, a costume contest, chocolate frogs and wizard drinks. See Story on p. 15.

  • Whitehall Forest

    8:30 a.m.–4 p.m. FREE!

    Ladies For Their Land

    (Flinchum's Phoenix, 650 Phoenix Rd.) The workshop is hosted by women professionals specifically for women landowners to teach forest management, timber sales and land taxes. Registration required.

  • Hilsman Middle School

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-542-2399

    Fit for Good Celebration

    Celebate Hispanic Heritage Month with Zumba dancing.

  • Oct. 19–20, 7:30 p.m. $10.

    Georgia High School Rodeo

    (Morgan County Agricultural Center, Madison) See cowboys and cowgirls, plus Jake the Rodeo Entertainer.

  • Multiple Locations

    7 p.m.

    Classic City Fringe Festival

    Performances at Seney-Stovall Chapel include Phantasmagoria (7 p.m.), Debb Fromm's "#WafflingSouthernStyle" (8 p.m.), and Charlie Cromer's "Forever Dead" (8:40 p.m.). Then the party moves over to Joker Joker Gallery at 10 p.m. for performances by Raeppen, Jonathan Sutton and Mr. Blank. See story on p. 14.


  • Athens Little Playhouse

    Oct. 19–20, 7 p.m. Oct. 21, 3 p.m. $5–10.

    Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

    Athens Little Playhouse celebrates its 20th anniversary with a family-friendly production of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde.

  • Arts!Oglethorpe

    Oct. 18–20, 7:30 p.m. & Oct. 21, 3 p.m. $13–18.

    'Til Beth Do Us Part

    A career-driven wife, her less-than-attentive husband in a mid-life crisis, and her Southern belle from hell assistant collide in this family-friendly, rollicking romp by Jones, Hope and Wooten.

  • Athens Academy

    7:30 p.m. $2–5.

    Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind

    The show consists of 30 short plays performed in 60 minutes. Each two-minute play is performed in a random order selected by the audience.


  • University 16 Cinemas

    8 p.m.

    Small Group

    Small Group The Movie is a feature film about a filmmaker who moves across the country to make a documentary about the diminshing impact of Christianity. 



  • VFW

    9 a.m.–3 p.m. FREE! (RSVP for lunch).

    Record Restriction

    The Georgia Clients Council hosts a Record Restriction (Expungement) Advocacy and Education to help people get better jobs and housing.