COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Thursday, January 17

20 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday!

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5-10 p.m. FREE! www.sobrewco.com

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by DJ Gregory. 

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    ROBBIE O'SULLIVAN Local singer-songwriter influenced by classic rock and folk.

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    IDLE BLOOM Heavy psych-pop band from Nashville, TN. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

    BLUE BODIES Athens-based "bummer-pop" punk band.

    FLORAL CEMETERY Jangly, Atlanta-based pop-punk band.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    CLOUDLAND Young alt-rock band from Fayetteville.

    EVERYDAY DOGS High-octane alt-rock band from Athens.

    ELIJAH JOHNSTON Local indie-folk singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    ROCK THE ARK A benefit for the Ark United Ministry Outreach Center's 30th birthday featuring Otis Redding III, Sam Burchfield, Pip the Pansy, Davis Causey, Kara Waters, Tom Ryan and more.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    CHRIS LANE Up-and-coming country star from North Carolina. 

    GABBY BARRETT Country singer-songwriter and "American Idol" finalist.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    JAZZ JAM Some of our town's most talented musicians get together at this happening. Bring your axe, or grab a table and give an ear. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    GROOVE FETISH Proggressive jam-rock group from Wilmington, NC.

Games

Lectures & Lit

  • Ciné

    7 p.m. FREE! thegeorgiareview.com

    Issue Release Party

    The Georgia Review celebrates the release of its new reversible, flippable  Fall/Winter 2018 double issue. The night features a reading by authors Camille T. Dungy and Bob Hicok, plus music by JoJo Glidewell.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/madison

    Inclusive Book Club

    The book of the month is Freedom Train: the Story of Harriet Tubman by Dorothy Sterling. 

DJs

  • 40 Watt Club

    10:30 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away to three different channels of music. One of them is a request line!

Kidstuff

Events

Classes

  • 6:30-8:30 p.m. $45. www.jsbottleshop.com

    Burgundy: An Exploration

    (J's Bottle Shop) Learn the basics of Burgundy exploring its styles and vineyards. 

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    6-8:30 p.m. $12 (residents), $18 (non-residents). www.accgov.com/leisure

    Homeowner Workshop

    Learn how to create a sustainable and eco-friendly garden. 

Theater