Friday, May 31

18 events


  • UGA Golf Course

    7:30 a.m.

    The Cottage Classic Charity Golf Tournament

    Includes breakfast and lunch. Door prizes, raffle prizes, and top place prizes. Proceeds benefit The Cottage.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m.

    MEAN QUEEN Local rock three-piece with a fiery, discordant sound.

    SAUCER North Carolina band inspired by '90s and '00s post-rock and indie.

    TOTALLY SLOW Melodic, punk-inflected garage band from Greensboro, NC.

    BLUE BODIES Athens-based "bummer-pop" punk band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5.

    CLINT ROBERTS Nashville singer-songwriter influenced by gospel, blues and country.

    A. LEE EDWARDS North Carolina singer-songwriter blending country sounds with punk spirit.

    DRUNKEN PRAYER Outlaw country project led by songwriter Morgan Geer.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door).

    COUNTRY MUSIC SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND Featuring Todd Cowart, Scott Brantley, members of Holman Autry Band, Josh Bricker and more.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $15 (adv.), $17 (door).

    MATT COSTA California-based indie-folk singer-songwriter.

    JD & THE STRAIGHT SHOT Roots-rock project led by sports and entertainment mogul James Dolan.

    MATT HARTKE Pop singer-songwriter from New York City.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE!

    MONSOON Beloved local pop-punk band that dabbles in rockabilly and new wave.

    PINKY DOODLE POODLE High-energy rock band from Athens via Japan.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:45 p.m. FREE!

    ACEOFDIEMENDS Up-and-coming local hip-hop artist.

    BRENAE CLAIRESE Atlanta-based hip-hop artist.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    STEVE WIEST & THE GOOD GRIEF TRIO The Grammy-nominated trombonist teams up with the local jazz group.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m.

    LIQUID DYNAMITE Local drummer Dwayne Holloway leads his group through improvised jazz, blues and funk.

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

    7 p.m. FREE!

    ROBBIE O'SULLIVAN Local singer-songwriter influenced by classic rock and folk.


  • 40 Watt Club

    11 p.m. $5.

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away to three different channels of music. One of them is a request line!



  • Lavonia Cultural Center

    May 31, 7 p.m. June 1, 2:30 p.m. & 7 p.m. June 2, 2:30 p.m. $10.

    No Strings Attached

    The Franklin Community Players present a production of No Strings Attached, the musical adaptation of Carlo Collodi's classic children's story Pinocchio.


Lectures & Lit

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    6 p.m. FREE!

    The Georgia Review Reading

    The Georgia Review will celebrate the launch of its Fall 2019 issue with an evening of poetry featuring Eavan Boland and Alice Friman. A reception with light refreshments will follow. Copies of the poets’ books and The Review will be available for purchase.


  • 1–5 p.m.

    Willie's Youth Block Party

    (1573 W. Broad St.) The block party features guest speakers, fun activities and performances by Willie Craddick Jr., Kxng Blanco and more. 



Ending Friday, May 31


Support Groups

  • Celebrate Recovery

    (Living Hope Church) Program aimed to help people recover from their hurts, habits, and hang-ups such as addiction and mental illness. Meets Fridays, 5:45-8:30 p.m.


  • 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.