Friday, November 16

32 events

Live Music

  • 8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    FUNKY BLUESTER Atlanta-based blues outfit inspired by traditional Chicago and Texas styles.

  • Akademia Brewing Co.

    8 p.m. FREE!

    LARRY'S HOMEWORK New local acoustic duo specializing in rock and Americana covers.

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    THE LAST JAMURAI Funky, Athens-based good-time rock and roll band.

  • Butt Hutt Bar-B-Q

    7 p.m. FREE!

    THE LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local three-piece.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20).

    TRIBUTE NIGHT Featuring the music of Third Eye Blind (40oz), The Red Hot Chili Peppers (Room 9), Green Day (The Dookie Bros and Murder the Mood playing assorted covers.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. FREE!

    THE SQUIRTS A reunion show from this boisterous punk act, preceded by a screening of a documentary about the band.

  • The Foundry

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

    THE DIRTY DOORS Tribute band performs a set of classic Doors hits.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. SOLD OUT.

    RILEY GREEN Country singer-songwriter from Alabama.

    TROY CARTWRIGHT Dallas, TX native and Nashville-based singer-songwriter.

    JORDAN ROWE Country singer-songwriter from South Georgia.

  • Go Bar

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

    CLOUD RECORDINGS FESTIVAL A three-day festival curated by local label Cloud Recordings. Friday features Jacob Sunderlin, Ariel Ackerly, John Kiran Fernandes and Sister SaiSee story on p. 13.

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE!

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

  • Live Wire Athens

    6 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door).

    MERSIV Bass-music producer from Denver, CO.

    DORFEX BOS Up-and-coming EDM artist from the West Coast.

    SLZRD Athens-based electronic DJ. 

  • Mellow Mushroom

    7:30 p.m. FREE! 706-613-0892

    TICKO Young alternative singer-songwriter from South Carolina.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    VELVETEEN PINK This local quartet of funksters plays electro-based, groove-laden, upbeat pop music.

    NICHOLAS MALLIS Local pop singer-songwriter influenced by David Bowie, The Ventures and Neil Diamond.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE!

    REN THOMAS Hip-hop artist from New Jersey known for his high-energy approach and distinct cadence.

    REC RIDDLES Missouri-based rapper whose persona is derived from the comics villain The Riddler.

  • Vega Studio

    9:30 p.m. $5. 706-207-7581

    VOLUMES STUDIO PARTY Featuring hip-hop performances by BYV, Kxng Blanco, Ziggy, Nelfly, Joe Peeples, O-TD and 3FromDaAvenue.


  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    3 p.m. FREE!

    Friday Football Tours

    Take a tour of "Fighting Spirit: Wally Butts and UGA Football, 1939–1950." Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • 6–8 p.m. $8–15.

    Friday Wine Winedowns

    (J's Bottle Shop, 1452 Prince Ave.) Manilla Express will be at this Friday Wine Winedown to pair Filipino food with craft wine.

  • 1:30–4 p.m. FREE!

    KACCB Old Hull Road Daffodil Planting

    (Old Hull Road) Keep Athens-Clarke County Beautiful hosts their its annual daffodil planting. Volunteers are needed to plant 30,000 daffodil bulbs as part of a collaborative beautification project at Loop 10 ramp interchanges.

  • The Globe

    6-9 p.m. $10.

    Wine Tasting

    Sample wines to pair with Thanksgiving dinner.


Word on the Street

  • Multiple Locations

    Holiday Cards for Heroes

    (Madison County Library & Oconee County Library) Swing by the library and make a holiday card for a soldier, veteran, police officer or whoever you see as a hero. Supplies are located in the children's area, and the library will mail them to the appropriate address. 706-795-5597



  • Lavonia Cultural Center

    Nov. 16–17, 7 p.m. Nov. 17–19, 2:30 p.m. $8–10.

    Babes in Toyland

    The family-friendly show follows Barnaby who has fallen in love with Mistress Mary Quite Contrary.


  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Nov. 9–10 & 16, 7 p.m. Nov. 11 & 18, 2 p.m. $9–11. 706-283-1049

    All My Sons

    Encore Productions presents the Arthur Miller post-war set drama. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    4 p.m.

    New Plays

    Experience new plays with the UGA English Department.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • No. 3 Railroad Street

    6 p.m.

    Open Mic

    OPEN MIC Showcase your talent at this event that kicks off with a potluck.

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