COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, June 5

26 events

Live Music

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    DITRANI BROTHERS Playing original and traditional music inspired by European folk, gypsy jazz and more.

    SHANNON JAE RIDOUT Local traditional folk singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. www.thefoundryathens.com

    FEMALE SONGWRITERS IN THE ROUND Featuring performances from Betsy Franck, Nina Ricci and more.

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    5:30 p.m. FREE! georgiacenter.uga.edu

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    ALBATROSS Athens group creating an upbeat mixture of jazz, blues and funk.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    NIGHT FEVER Scene veterans Jason and Ansley bring the yacht-rock vibes of a full band with a small footprint.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    CARL JR Alabama-based "motivational speaker from another dimension."

    L'OR Laura St. Martin uses electronics and interpretive dance to explore the human condition and the collective unconscious.

    TOMMY! Athens piano man and singer-songwriter.

    GIRL BANGER New local gender-fluid performance act.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    LUCKY JONES Rockin' rhythm and blues from this local band. 

  • 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.

Games

Kidstuff

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.

Art

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

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

    Tour at Two

    Enjoy a spotlight tour of the Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, the Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library and the Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies. Participants should meet in the rotunda on the second floor. 

Events

  • 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, live music, prepared foods and crafts. Every beer purchased at Creature Comforts during the market will get you free tokens to spend at the market.

Performance

  • Seney-Stovall Chapel

    6:30 p.m. FREE! www.athensfirstumg.org/comesing

    Draw the Circle Wide

    Come together to sing songs from a variety of workship and musical influences, including Circle Singing, a simple song form inspired by African, Latin, groove, traditional folk and jazz influences.