Wednesday, March 27

33 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5.

    GRAYSON HAUSER Local guitarist blending blues, funk, rock, jazz and more. Album release show!

    TANDEM STROLL Throwback classic rock band.

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. FREE!

    RACHEL O'NEAL Locally based solo folk singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $20 (adv.), $25 (door).

    GETTER EDM producer who is the proclaimed "unsung hero of underground bass culture."

    KILL WILL Athens-based electronic musician and DJ. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6:30 p.m. FREE!

    THE MAMMOTHS Austin, TX-based high-energy rock outfit drawing on old-school techniques.

  • 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

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

    FUX Fun-loving classic rock band.

  • 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.

  • That Bar Athens

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-248-7903

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


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    7 p.m. FREE!

    España en Corto: Spanish Short Film Festival

    View award-winning short films directed by up-and-coming Spanish filmmakers.



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.


  • 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

  • 6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Harm Reduction 101

    (Bombs Away Collective, 317 N. Chase St.) Find out the basic foundational philosophies that are grounded in transformative justice and protecting human rights. Presented by Stella Zine.


  • Ciné

    $49 (festival pass).

    Athens Jewish Film Festival

    The festival celebrates its 11th anniversary with feature films, shorts and documentaries. Visit the website for the full lineup.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $5–7.

    Dance Back the Night

    Performances by Video Tronic, Meta, Lisa Couchlocker, Zarya Sway, DJ Rats, Prelude Dance Ensemble, Dance Like No Others and the Filipino Student Association. Proceeds benefit Project Safe and The Cottage.



  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    3:30 p.m. FREE!

    Community Enrichment Lecture

    Artist Rebecca Rustein, whose installation "Out of the Darkness" is currently on view at the Georgia Museum of Art, will speak on community stewardship, pursuing your passion and creative exploration. See Art Notes on p. 11.

  • Lamar Dodd School of Art

    5–7 p.m. FREE!

    Spring Exhibitions Reception

    Celebrate exhibitions by Siavash Tohidi, Sanaz Haghani, students studying scientific illustration, and Lauren Fensterstock, the Distinguished 2018-2019 Dodd Chair. See Calendar Pick on p. 14.


  • Athens Institute for Contemporary Art: ATHICA

    7 p.m.

    Made Bayak

    Indonesian artist Made Bayak, whose exhibition "Old Gods | New Gods" is currently on view, gives a musical performance with Killick and other local musicians.