Sunday, May 19

14 events

Live Music

  • Cali 'N' Tito's Eastside

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-355-7087

    THE LUCKY JONES Local band playing old-school rockin' rhythm and blues.

  • Contact for Location

    7:30 p.m. FREE!

    SAILORS & SHIPS New folk-pop project from songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Jeremy Wheatley. See story on p. 11.

  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $10–15.

    SHINY HAPPY PEOPLE A benefit supporting suicide prevention for veterans, featuring music from R.E.M. tribute band Dead Letter Office. This show also serves as a release party for author Robert Dean Lurie's new book, Begin the Begin: R.E.M.'s Early Years.

  • Full Moon Studio

    5:30 p.m. $15.

    NEW SOUTH SHOWCASE Host Caroline Aiken presents an evening of live music recorded for radio broadcast, featuring The Broken String Band, ESOEBO and Folk Kitty Rose and the Rattlers.

  • Hilltop Grille

    6 p.m. FREE!

    CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local variety cover band plays classic and new tunes.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    3 p.m. FREE!

    MCFARLAND Indie band from Los Angeles specializing in "rockabilly-flavored shenanigans."


  • Starland Pizzeria and Pub

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-613-8773

    Rockin' Roll Bingo

    Play to win.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5–7 p.m. FREE!


    General trivia hosted by Solo Entertainment. House prizes and discounted tabs. 


  • The Foundry

    6 p.m. $10–15.

    Shiny Happy People

    Celebrate the release of author Robert Dean Lurie's new book, Begin the Begin: R.E.M's Early Years, and hear music by R.E.M. tribute artists Dead Letter Office. Proceeds support Artist2Artist's program addressing veterans and suicide prevention. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    2 p.m.

    Seeds of Peace

    Georgia Conflict Center hosts a fundraiser to support restorative practices in Clarke County Schools.


  • Moonlight Theater

    7 p.m. $8.

    Will Stratton

    Stratton is a guitarist and songwriter from Beacon, NY. His show will also feature local stand-up comedy.

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    3 p.m. $25.

    Chamber Music Athens: Piano Quintets

    The program consists of selections by Schubert and Brahms. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    3 p.m. $25–30.

    Miró Quartet

    The quartet will perform selections by Schubert, Beethoven, Shaw and Brahms. Part of the 17th annual Madison Chamber Music Festival.

Lectures & Lit

  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Athens

    9:30 a.m. FREE!

    Controlling Invasive Plants in our Community

    Lauren Muller, director of the Northeast Georgia Invasive Plant Cooperative, discusses the state of invasive plants in the Georgia Piedmont.

Ending Sunday, May 19




  • St. Gregory's Episcopal Church

    Yoga for Boomers: Gentle, Mindful Yoga Class

    An ongoing gentle yoga class that will guide you through moving and stretching every muscle and joint. Includes breathing practices and deep relaxation. Tuesdays, 5:30–7 p.m. $10.