Wednesday, May 29

25 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4 p.m. FREE!

    ATHENS FARMERS MARKET Featuring music from The Welfare Liners.

  • 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. 7 p.m. FREE!

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9 p.m. FREE!

    THE CANVAS PEOPLE Indie-rock group out of Austin, TX. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    Food Bank of NEGA Benefit. 7 p.m. $10 (or food donation).

    KISHI BASHI Acclaimed local songwriter and violinist creates exuberant, loop-driven, experimental pop music. Album listening party! See Calendar Pick on p. 14.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    SIMPLE LIFE Local band led by musician Greg Veal.

  • 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.



  • ACC Library

    2–7 p.m.

    American Red Cross Blood Drive

    Eat iron-rich foods and drink non-caffeinated fluids before donating. Make an appointment online.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE!

    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 Red Oak Southern String Band on Oct. 16.


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.


  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DJ Cage

    DJ CAGE Playing groovin' funk, rock and Motown tracks.