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Wednesday, May 15

29 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

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

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    ATHENS FARMERS MARKET Featuring live music from Sarah Zuniga.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    DAISY Long-running local psychedelic indie-rock band.

    LASSYU Psychedelic indie-soul group from St. Petersburg, FL.

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. FREE! www.thefoundryathens.com

    GRANT COWAN TRIO Local jazz-influenced, piano-playing singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    5:30 p.m. FREE! 706-215-9333

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:15 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    NORDISTA FREEZE Psych-rock project from Nashville, TN.

    SHANE T Melodic garage-rock singer-songwriter.

    ELIJAH JOHNSTON Local indie-folk singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite yacht rock, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-549-7700 (Timothy Road location)

    KIP JONES Local songwriter playing all your favorite folk, rock, R&B and country covers and some of his own tunes.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    HAPPY CHEESE Local experimental bedroom-pop project.

  • 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.

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Talking About Books: Adult Book Discussion Group

    This month’s title is Once Upon a River by Diane Setterfield. Newcomers welcome.

  • The Root

    6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE! www.avidbookshop.com

    Brian Panowich: Like Lions

    (1235 S. Milledge Ave.) Avid Bookshop and The Root Basement Bar Athens present writer Brian Panowich for his book, Like Lions.

Games

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! www.starlandpizza.com

    Wolf's Den Open Mic

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

Comedy

Art

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE! www.georgiamuseum.org

    Tour at Two

    Nelda Damino, Pierre Daura Curator of European Art and in-house curator, leads a tour of "Storytelling in Renaissance Maiolica."

Events

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. $3 suggested donation. volumeszine@gmail.com

    Poetry Jam

    Musical performances by TJ Wayt and Ben Cook. Poetry by Talented Mr. Winfrey, Daniel Mapp, Bryant Angelou, Sam Lipkin and Rusty Holcomb.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4-7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    Vendors offer local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts. Every beer purchased at Creature Comforts during the market will get you free tokens to spend at the market. Live music by The Welfare Liners (May 29).

Performance

  • Seney-Stovall Chapel

    7:30 p.m. $25. www.pac.uga.edu

    Chamber Music Athens: Inspired by Romance

    Jupiter String Quartet, Mark Bobley, Michael Heald, Maggie Snyder and David Starweather perform selections by Janacek and Brahms in the program "Kreutzer Sonata." See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org/athens

    Sci-Fi Fantasy Sista Circle

    Read and talk about science fiction and fantasy books. Grades 6–12.

  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    10 a.m. FREE! www.reblossomathens.com

    Developmental Milestones of Parenting

    Dr. Jon Robinson, a licensed clinical psychologist, author and radio personality, will provide resources and practical tools for better mental health, family life and parenting.