COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Friday, May 31

18 events

Sports

  • UGA Golf Course

    7:30 a.m. northgeorgiacottage.org

    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. www.caledonialounge.com

    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. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    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). www.thefoundryathens.com

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:45 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

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

    BRENAE CLAIRESE Atlanta-based hip-hop artist.

  • Georgia Theatre

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

    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

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

    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.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. 706-546-4742

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

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

    7 p.m. FREE! www.saucehouse.com

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

DJs

  • 40 Watt Club

    10:30 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    Silent Disco

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

Art

Theater

  • Lavonia Cultural Center

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

    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.

Performance

Lectures & Lit

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    7 p.m. FREE! www.thegeorgiareview.com

    The Georgia Review Reading

    Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey, plus 2018 Loraine Williams Poetry Prize recipient Ama Codjoe, will read in celebration of The Georgia Review's spring issue.

Kidstuff

  • 1–5 p.m. williecraddickjr@gmail.com

    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. 

Comedy

Film

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. www.livinghopeathens.org

Art

  • 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. www.brellastudio.com