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Wednesday, November 14

33 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

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

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    WALTZ Athens-based heavy-rock band.

    LUNG Cincinatti-based rock duo featuring cello and drums.

    NONCOMPLIANT "Riot-grunge" band from Lexington, KY.

    HUNGER ANTHEM Fuzzed-out, guitar-driven local indie-rock band.

  • The Classic Center

    7:30 p.m. $44.75–64.75. www.classiccenter.com

    KRIS KRISTOFFERSON & THE STRANGERS Legendary outlaw country singer-songwriter known for hits like "Me and Bobby McGee" and "Sunday Mornin' Comin' Down." See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    WHITE RABBIT COLLECTIVE Local ensemble with influences ranging from Tuvan folk songs to psychedelic rock anthems to jazz-funk grooves.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    THE GRAND OLE UPROAR Eclectic Americana group from Greensboro, NC.

    BIRDS FLY SOUTH High-energy local folk and Americana group.

    ALEX CULBRETH Edgy alt-country singer-songwriter from Virginia.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $17 (door). www.40watt.com

    TALL HEIGHTS Boston-based pop-forward electrofolk duo.

    FRANCES CONE Melodic indie-pop group from Nashville, TN.

    OLD SEA BRIGADE Atlanta-based indie-folk band.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $6. www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE VOLTURES Local teenage new wave and power-pop band. Album release show! See story on p. 14.

    BOX OF RAWKS Five-piece blues band from Madison.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    THE MATT BRANTLEY BAND Country-rock four-piece from Gordon. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. SOLD OUT. www.georgiatheatre.com

    WHISKEY MYERS Country-inspired Southern rock band from Tyler, TX. 

    C2 & THE BROTHERS REED Southern rock outfit from Lexington, KY.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! www.jazzathensga.org

    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

    ALMONDMILF New local project featuring synth, violin and vocals.

    DUSK & DAWN No info available.

    LOECO Athens-based neoclassical post-rock band.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    MORNING TELEPORTATION Energetic psych-rock band from Bowling Green, KY.

    DESERT NOISES Melodic indie-rock band from Provo, UT.

  • 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.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE! www.terrapinbeer.com

    PAPA VAY LANDERS Songwriter and multi-instrumentalist from Knoxville, TN.

Games

Art

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    12:30 p.m. FREE! (members), $15 (non-members). athensareaartscouncil@gmail.com, www.athensarts.org

    AAAC Lunch & Learn with Rebecca Wood

    The Athens Area Arts Council presents a lecture by Rebecca Wood of R. Wood Studio.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Artful Conversation

    Sage Kincaid leads a conversation on Homer Dodge Martin's painting, "The Old Mill."

Kidstuff

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-546-0840

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every Wednesday!

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 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!

Events

  • UGA Main Library

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. FREE! www.gisday.com

    GIS Day at UGA

    GIS Day demonstrates how geographic information system technology can visualize, analyze and interpret data in teaching, research and outreach. 

  • The Pine

    5:30 p.m. $15. www.thepineathens.com

    3rd Wednesday Wine Tasting

    Employees from 5 Points Bottle Shop pair five wines with snacks.

Film

Comedy

Classes

Help Out

  • Athens, GA

    MLK Day of Service

    The MLK Day of Service Steering Committee is seeking sponsorships and project sites to make it "A Day On and Not a Day Off." Non-profit organizations and government agencies can submit applications to host a volunteer project online by Nov. 28. www.accgov.com/mlkday