Friday, January 18

20 events


  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    7:30 p.m. SOLD OUT!

    The Capitol Steps

    The Capitol Steps is a troupe of Congressional staffers turned comedians who travel the country satirizing the very people and places that once employed them. 


  • UGA Tate Student Center

    8 a.m. $25.

    Martin Luther King, Jr. Freedom Breakfast

    (Grand Hall) Recepients of the President's Fulfilling the Dream Award will be recognized. See Story on p. 10.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    10 a.m.-3 p.m. FREE!

    Arts Careers and Entrepreneurship Day

    Students will have the opportunity to interface with professionals from various creative backgrounds.  


  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    6-8 p.m. FREE!

    MFA: The Next Generation

    View works by second year master of fine arts students from the Lamar Dodd School of Art. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.



Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18–20).

    LAZER/WULF Avant-metal trio blending prog, thrash and more for a high-energy live show.

    YASHIRA Psych-influenced doom-metal band from Jacksonville, FL.

    DOUBLE FERRARI Local metal band playing virtuosic, riff-laden, instrumental rock.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5.

    NAG Rumbling, skeletal punk band from Decatur.

    KNEELER No info available.

    FRIED E/M Experimental punk band from Missouri.

    EKEBUBA Speedy punk group from Croatia.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $5.

    ASHES TO OMENS Five-piece local hard-rock band.

    ROSIE & THE RATDOGS Athens-based hard-rock group.

    RCI "Purveyors of only the finest in filth and chicanery" from Athens.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door).

    SIDE HUSTLE DJ David Osborne performs with his high-energy party band. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $18 (door).

    BRENT COBB AND THEM Folk and rock-influenced country singer-songwriter from South Georgia. See story on p. 8.

    SAVANNAH CONLEY Nashville-based pop singer-songwriter. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5.

    CHANDLER TYSON Local alternative rock singer-songwriter.

    NIKI NEICONI Athens folk-pop singer-songwriter.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. $5. 706-546-4742

    BEN SPARACO & THE NEW EFFECT Nashville-based indie-rock band with jam underpinnings.

    JAY GONZALEZ Athens-based songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with an affinity for classic pop melodies.

    NEW MAN Alias of pop singer-songwriter and producer Cody Newman.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    6 p.m. $10.

    ATHENS, GA: 30 YEARS ON BENEFIT Help raise funds for Bill Cody's follow-up to Athens, GA: Inside/Out and enjoy music from The Grands, Pylon Reenactment Society, David Barbe, Casper and the Cookies, Beto Cacao, Sunshine Slowdown and special guests.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE!

    ANDREW THELSTON BAND Bluesy South Carolina rock group.

Lectures & Lit


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE!

    Homeschool Day: STEAM @ GMOA

    Explore the museum's permanent collection and the exhibition "Richard Hunt: Synthesis," then complete a design challenge.



Support Groups

  • Celebrate Recovery

    (Living Hope Church) Program aimed to help people recover from their hurts, habits, and hang-ups such as addiction and mental illness. Meets Fridays, 5:45-8:30 p.m.