Friday, March 15

14 events


Word on the Street

  • Lay Park

    Athens Area Men's Baseball League

    The 2019 AAMBL Season runs April through early August. The draft occurs in late march. 706-207-8939,

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20).

    CHEESE DREAM Local teenage rock band influenced by 1990s alternative rock and grunge. 

    CONKRETE GOD Atlanta band blending '70s blues-rock with '90s grunge.

    SIXTEEN BULLETS Atlanta group blending rap, punk and metal.

  • The Falls

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-850-2217

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5.

    HARRY CAREY Raucous Athens rock group fronted by songwriter Jim Willingham.

    MARBLE SOUP Solo project from local musician Matt Garrison (Elf Power). 

    UNCLE GOO Northeast Georgia musician playing "country strange" favorites.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. SOLD OUT.

    MOTHER'S FINEST A mix of rock, gospel, R&B, metal and jazz filtered through an "Afro-Euro mosaic" sound. 

    DAWGTOWN DJ Spinning party music.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. $5. 706-546-5609

    JOHN & KIRAN FERNANDES Father and son perform a duet featuring American primitive guitar, piano, clarinet and more. See story on p. 12.

    ARIEL ACKERLY Athens-based experimental performer.

    JACOB SUNDERLIN Local musician who incorporates elements of noise, folk, ambient and drone. 

    SEVERE BLUSH Experimental electronic sounds from Athens' Logan Shirah. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    CONGAKAI New band from former Deerhunter member Colin Mee blending psych, jazz and noise rock.

  • VFW

    8 p.m. $10.

    CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local variety cover band hosts a dance party, playing classic and new tunes.


  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    Mar. 15-16, 7 p.m. & Mar. 17, 2 p.m. $9-16. 706-283-1049

    Anything Goes

    Enjoy Cole Porter's classic music and a doozie of a love story in this timeless musical.


Lectures & Lit

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    12 p.m. FREE! 404-906-6176

    Brown Bag Lunch

    The Athens-Clarke Heritage Foundation presents a brown bag lunch on Across the River by Maxine Pinson Easom and Patsy Hawkins Arnold. See Story on p. 6.


Ending Friday, March 15


Word on the Street

  • Vic Chesnutt Songwriter of the Year Nominations

    (Athens, GA) Classic City Rotary seeks nominations for Athens-area songwriters. Finalists will be recognized at the Vic Chesnutt Award Show in May. Visit website for official rules and entry form. Deadline Mar. 15.


  • Athens, GA

    Public Art Call for Proposals

    The Athens Cultural Affairs Commission invites professional artists to submit proposals and images of a visual public art concept for the Cooperative Extension Service Building project, as well as the Fire Station 2 project. Find details online. Deadline Mar. 15.

Word on the Street

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    Spring Renewal Retreat

    (Eskildsen Room) Renew your mind and body with mandalas, mindfulness and yoga. Art materials, vegetarian lunch and snacks will be provided. Registration deadline Mar. 15. Retreat held Mar. 30, 9 a.m.-3:10 p.m. $125-135.