Thursday, January 17

22 events


  • Athens, GA

    6-9 p.m. FREE!

    Third Thursday Art Series

    Seven galleries stay open late the third Thursday of every month. Participating galleries include the Georgia Museum of Art, Lamar Dodd School of Art, ATHICA, Lyndon House Arts Center, Ciné, the GlassCube & Gallery @ Hotel Indigo and The Classic Center.

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!

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.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5.

    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.

    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).

    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).

    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!

    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. Featuring Seth Hendershot and Unstarched.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

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


Lectures & Lit

  • Ciné

    7 p.m. FREE!

    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!

    Inclusive Book Club

    The book of the month is Little Men by Louisa May Alcott. 


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    6 p.m. FREE!

    Yoga in the Galleries

    Five Points Yoga instructors lead a class surrounded by works of art. 

  • BikeAthens

    6–8:30 p.m. $10/hr. suggested donation.

    Fix Your Own Bike

    (1075 W. Broad St) Learn how to repair your bike with tools and advice from experts.

  • 6:30-8:30 p.m. $45.

    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).

    Homeowner Workshop

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


  • 40 Watt Club

    10:30 p.m. $5.

    Silent Disco

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