ATHENS FARMERS MARKET Featuring music from Wing Dingers.
BLUNT BANGS Local indie-pop band led by songwriter Reggie Youngblood.
LONG HOTS Experimental guitar-rock trio from Philadelphia.
DAVID NANCE GROUP Scuzzed-out guitar band from Omaha, NE. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.
WALTZ Athens-based heavy-rock duo.
PAUL LOMBARD Local blues singer and guitarist.
HEIDI HOLTON Country-blues singer-songwriter from North Carolina.
MARION MONTGOMERY & GLYN DENHAM Buesy local acoustic folk duo.
CAROLINE AIKEN This guitarist and singer's bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.
JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite AM Gold, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs.
ANNIE LEETH Local experimental violinist and multi-instrumentalist composer.
SEVERE BLUSH Experimental electronic sounds from Athens' Logan Shirah.
SILICA GEL DO NOT EAT Medieval drone-influenced, vocal-driven experience from Birmingham, AL.
WORST SPILLS Instrumental, angular rock band.
THE VIBRATONES Veterans of the Athens scene playing various blues styles. Dancing is encouraged!
FREE HAT Funky progressive jam band from Atlanta.
JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.
Magician, ventriloquist and puppeteer Keith Karnok performs.
Children of all ages are invited for bedtime stories every Wednesday.
(Room 214) UGA's own improvisational comedy troupe, Improv Athens, performs.
Attendees will share books, songs, puppets and rhymes. Ages 1.5–5.
Stories, songs, movement, crafts and fun for preschool-aged children.
This special storytime is designed to promote parental bonding and early learning in babies ages 0–24 months. Registration required.
For grades 6–12.
Every Wednesday. Prizes and house cash.
Dirty South Trivia offers house cash prizes.
Gather a team and compete.
(2440 W. Broad St.) Compete for prizes.
General trivia. Industry night. Cash house prizes.
Weekly trivia hosted by the one and only Count Zapula.
Walter Lane hosts weekly trivia. Teams can have up to 10 players, and prizes include tab discounts.
OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided.
(Normal School of Wine at J's Bottle Shop) "Wine 101: Understanding Acidity in Wine." Aug. 7, 6:30–8 p.m. $25. "The One-Hour Wine Geek." Aug. 8, 6:30–8 p.m. $25. 706-353-8881, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.jsbottleshop.com
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 Chris Padgett (Aug. 21).
DJ OSMOSE Local DJ spins an all-vinyl set of deep house and nu-disco. Featuring TJ Oscar on congas.
Heather Bartel and Edward Stephens, editors of The Champagne Room, celebrate the launch of the journal's debut issue.
The United Methodist band, Pints & Praise, performs.
(Elberton Arts Center, Elberton) Encore Productions hosts auditions for Tom Smith's hilarious Drinking Habits. Be prepared to read excerpts from the script. Auditions on July 8–9, 6–8 p.m. Performances Sept. 13–15 and 20–22 at the Elbert Theatre. 706-283-1049
(Ancient Suns Intuitive Arts, Cobbham Neighborhood) In "Animal Telepathy," learn how to send and receive intuitive messages with your animals. Tuesdays, June 11–July 30, 6–8:30 p.m. $300/eight weeks. In "Energy Body Fundamentals," learn how to strengthen, use and protect your aura and chakras using a form of meditation designed to awaken your clairvoyance. Wednesdays, June 12–July 17, 6–8:30 p.m. $225/six weeks. email@example.com, www.ancient-intuition.com