Wednesday, December 12

27 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20).

    THE HOLY KNIVES Psych-rock band from San Antonio led by two brothers.

    ZALE Classically trained singer-songwriter leads her alt-rock band.

    GUMSHOE Lean, darkly evocative rock songs with vivid imagery courtesy of frontman Andy Dixon.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $25 (adv.), $28 (door).

    MARCUS KING BAND Bluesy, Greenville, SC-based psychedelic funk-rock group.

    IDA MAE Rootsy Americana group from the UK.

  • 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

    Volumes Poetry Jam. 9:30 p.m. $5. 706-546-5609

    THE FORMULA New local rock band.

    SHOEGAZERS Power-pop band from Kennesaw.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    SNAP! Organ-heavy funk/jazz tunes delivered by locals Jason Fuller, Benji Shanks, David Yoke, Carlton Owens and Stephen Spivey.

  • 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.

  • Tif Sigfrids

    5 p.m.

    JOHN FAHEY TRIBUTE Local musicians pay tribute to the guitar innovator, featuring Jeremy Kiran Fernandes, Michael Levasseur, Michael Potter, Tif Sigfrids, Jacob Sunderlin and Tom Watson.


  • Georgia Square Mall

    1–2 p.m. FREE!

    New Horizons Band Holiday Concert

    The New Horizons Band is composed of members 50 years of age or older that have learned a musical instrument recently or have returned to their musical instruments from earlier in life. 




Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

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


    KARAOKE With your host Lynn. Every Wednesday!


  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Rabbit Box

    Storytelling for adults. This month's theme is "Feliz Navidad."

  • Go Bar

    9:30 p.m. $5 suggested donation.

    Volumes Poetry Jam

    Musical performances by The Formula and Shoegazers. Poetry by Daniel Mapp, Sarah Visser, Jalisa Rae, Keefie Johnson, Sam Lipkin, David Oates and Rachelle Berry.

  • Athens City Hall

    6-8 p.m. FREE!

    Candlelight Vigil

    Prayer, singing and meditation that will call attention to immigration policies. 

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    4 p.m.

    Ales From the Wood

    Celebrate the release of Terrapin's new Richland Reserve III.

Lectures & Lit

  • 4:30 p.m. FREE! 706-335-2665

    Robert Hunter

    (Walls of Books, Commerce) Robert Hunter discusses his new album, Revival, and novel, Relapse.


  • East Athens Community Center

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3593

    Free Karate

    Learn the basics of karate. All ages and skill levels welcome.