Thursday, March 28

30 events


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

    Pajama Storytime

    Bring your pajama-clad kids in for bedtime stories, songs and a light snack. Ages 0–7.

  • KA Artist Shop

    Summer Camps

    Five-day camps offer a variety of craft activities. Morning camps explore drawing, painting, collaging, sculpting, writing and more. Afternoon camps focus on particular themes like figure study (July 8), drawing and painting (July 15), watercolor (July 22) and comics and illustration (July 29). For ages 10–15. Check website for dates and descriptions.

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Mother Goose on the Loose

    The four-week, early-literacy program incorporates books, nursery rhymes and musical instruments. Registration recommended.

  • ACC Library

    3:30 p.m. FREE!

    Who Runs the World? Girls!

    Come learn about lady superheroes and women who create comics. Superhero crafts included. For children ages 6-11 and their caregiver. 

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

    10 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.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5-10 p.m. FREE!


    KARAOKE Hosted every Thursday by DJ Gregory. 

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

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

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

    PARKER OLIVER Local musician playing soul and rock covers and originals.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20).

    IMPROVEMENT MOVEMENT Atlanta-based experimental psych-pop group. Album release show!

    FUTO Local electropop project fronted by songwriter Patrick Brick.

    O KEY Experimental pop project led by Art Contest's Cole Monroe.

    VISION BORED Psychedelic pop project from Atlanta.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5.

    CHAD PRICE The frontman of punk greats All and alt-country band Drag the River performs solo.

    JOSEPH LAZZARI Folk-country singer-songwriter from Atlanta.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7:30 p.m. $10.

    REBEL UNION Nashville country quartet with influences like Miranda Lambert and Sugarland.

    MATT ROGERS Country singer-songwriter and guitarist from Nashville, TN.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door).

    WILL HOGE Prolific, well-regarded Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE!

    TRENT IN THE TREES "Psychedelic funk space reggae" collective from Atlanta.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door).

    THE TUTEN BROTHERS Athens-based country-rock family band.

    JORDAN FLETCHER Jacksonville, FL native country singer-songwriter.

    BRENDAN ABERNATHY UGA student and acoustic singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    FOX GRIN Arty rock band from Nashville and Atlanta.

  • Go Bar

    7:30 p.m. 706-546-5609

    TADZIO Philadelphia band with a minimalist approach to ethereal dream-pop.

    SEVERE BLUSH Experimental electronic sounds from Athens' Logan Shirah. 

    EXTREME RABBIT Local experimental project.

  • 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. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    AIRSHOW Jam band from Nashville playing a blend of acoustic rock and bluegrass.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m.

    AUSTIN DARNELL Local blues singer-songwriter and Darnell Boys member plays a solo set.

    BABY TONY & THE TEENIES Local band plays doo-wop-inspired pop songs about wasting time and having crushes.

    ZACH BRADLEY Local singer-songwriter influenced by Britpop, folk, country and indie rock.



  • Ciné

    5:30 p.m. or 7 p.m. FREE!

    Science on Screen Series: Wasted! The Story of Food Waste

    This documentary aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle and eat food. Guest speakers include Kristen Baskin, CEO of Let Us Compost, and Brad Turner, Campus Kitchen Coordinator. The event also includes a community expo with representatives from food redistribution and waste recycling organizations, as well as a chef's tasting reception with Peter Dale (The National), Homero Elizalde (Home.made), Joseph Houston (The Foundry) and Emmanuel Stone (Culinary Arts Program at Athens Community Career Academy). RSVP required.


  • 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.

Lectures & Lit

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1 p.m. FREE!

    Inclusive Book Club

    This facilitated book club serves adults of all abilities and will be reading out loud and discussing book of the month The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate.

  • ACC Library

    10 a.m. FREE!

    A Talk with the Experts

    The Alzheimer's Assocation and the Athens Community Council on Aging present a talk on brain health, current reserach, trends and practice related to Alzheimer's and other dementias.


  • Circle Gallery

    5 p.m. FREE!

    Opening Reception

    Charlotte, NC-based artist Susan McAlister will discuss her new exhibition, "Field_Forest_Flora." See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    6 p.m. FREE!

    In Conversation

    Artist Rebecca Rutstein and UGA professor of marine sciences Dr. Samantha Joye speak on Rutstein's current installations at the museum. See Art Notes on p. 11.

  • Athens, GA

    Athens Art Truck

    The Athens Art Truck is available to schedule for single or weekly lessons, children's birthday parties and other events. Contact to organize a class.



  • Moonlight Theater

    March 28, 8:30 p.m. March 29-30, 8 p.m. $20.

    Yedoye Travis Stand Up

    NYC-based comedian who has performed on Comedy Central, EPIX, TBS, CBS and Netflix. 


  • Blue Sky

    10 p.m. 706-850-3153


    JJC Local DJ plays disco, funk, soul, hip-hop, house and more.

Help Out

  • Music Festival Volunteers Needed

    (Callaway Plantation, 2160 Lexington Rd.) Three-hour shifts are available on Apr. 6 from 10 a.m.–10 p.m. The outdoor concert features Packway Handle Band, Hobohemians and Welfare Liners, and proceeds benefit the restoration of the historic Callaway Plantation.,