Wednesday, February 27

35 events

Live Music

  • The Classic Center

    6:30 p.m. $30–$60.

    OLD DOMINION Five-piece country-rock band known for hits like "Break Up With Him."

    JORDAN DAVIS Mainstream country artist from Nashville via Louisiana.

    MITCHELL TENPENNY Upstart country singer-songwriter.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5.

    ANDY DALE PETTY Folk and American primitive guitarist from Alabama.

    MICHAEL POTTER Local guitarist creates a blend of ambient folk and psychedelic songs and soundscapes.

    DA6D The alias of blues- and folk-influenced singer-songwriter David Wiseman.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $17 (door).

    RON GALLO Arty garage-rock singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.

    POST ANIMAL Chicago-based psychedelic garage-pop group. 

    DUNCAN FELLOWS Indie-rock band from Austin, TX.

  • The Globe

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin' tunes from the '10s, '20s and '30s.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    THE HOLLY STREET BAND Atlanta-based band with metal and Southern rock influences.

  • 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.

  • WUOG 90.5 FM

    8 p.m.

    N1KI Athens folk-pop singer-songwriter.

    ELIJAH JOHNSTON Local indie-folk singer-songwriter.

  • Wayward Lounge

    6:30 p.m. FREE! 706-248-7903

    CAROLINE AIKEN TRIO This guitarist and singer's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.



Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided!

  • Starland Pizzeria and Pub

    9 p.m. FREE!

    Wolf's Den Open Mic

    WOLF'S DEN OPEN MIC Featuring musical performances and live interviews.


  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    9 a.m.-3 p.m. $50.

    Flower Arranging Unit 3

    Learn about "Design for the Dining Table." 

  • ACC Library

    Mondays, 10:30–12 p.m. & Wednesdays, 6:30–8 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Culinary Literacy Class

    Using the Edible Alphabet curriculum, students will learn about nutrition and cooking while improving English language skills.

  • East Athens Community Center

    Free Karate

    Learn the basics of karate. All ages and skill levels welcome. Wednesdays, 6 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3593

  • Farmview Market

    3-4:30 p.m. $25.

    Sausage Making

    Learn the step-by-step process of sausage making. Pre-registration required. Fee includes supplies.

  • Farmview Market

    6–8 p.m. $25.

    Make Your Own Tinted Lip-Balm

    Guide to tinted lip-balm making. Pre-registration is required. Fee includes supplies. 

  • Athens Community Council on Aging

    Beginners Line Dancing

    Learn basic steps like the grapevine, triple step, cowboy cha cha and the lindy. Thursdays, 11 a.m. FREE! 706-549-4850

Lectures & Lit


  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $5.

    Rabbit Boxing

    Competitive series in which storytellers will tell short stories and audience members will vote on their favorites. 

  • WUOG 90.5 FM

    8–10 p.m.

    N1KI & Elijah Johnston

    De-stress with performances by N1KI and Elijah Johnston, plus snacks, coffee and tea. The UGA Fontaine Center will provide adult coloring pages, mindfulness techniques and an on-site health coach. 


  • Moonlight Theater

    Mar. 21, 8:30 p.m. Mar. 22–23, 7:30 p.m.


    The Thalian Blackfriars and Moonlight Theater Company present a story about the glue that holds friendships together.

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