COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Friday, June 14

24 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    DOUBLE FERRARI Local metal band playing virtuosic, riff-laden, instrumental rock. 

    HOT PLATE Heavy, instrumental post-rock band from Savannah.

    MCQQEEN Athens punk band featuring members of Shade and Fart Jar.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    LYDIA BRAMBILA Local singer-songwriter plays sparse and haunting folk songs.

    BRIANA MARELA Oakland, CA electronic musician experiments with pop structures and ambient textures.

    MADELUNE POLITES Immaterial Possession member explores a variety of folk traditions.

    ARIEL ACKERLY Local noisemaker makes meditative loops from dulcimer and synthesizers.  

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $6. www.40watt.com

    TABLOID Local band that sounds like "if Big Star, The Ronettes and Television had a bar brawl and everyone won."

    MINORCAN Self-described "basement arena-rock" band from Asheville, NC led by songwriter Ryan Anderson.

    FOURTH MANSIONS Insightful, strange, sweet, melancholic, darkly humorous songs from former Glands drummer Joe Rowe.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $5. www.thefoundryathens.com

    SONO LUMINI Local electronic-funk jam trio with a big sound and tasty melodies.

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12 (adv.), $15 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    *REPEAT REPEAT Whimsical, surf-tinged pop group from Nashville, TN.

    WELL KEPT Emo-influencd alternative rock group led by songwriter Tommy Trautwein.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    GRASSLAND STRING BAND Local traditional and progressive bluegrass group.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    MIDISKIRTS New electronic dance project from members of Wild Abandon.

    PARADISE MONTAGE Experimental pop from sweet local friends.

    DJ DOLPHIN TITAN Nicholas Mallis spins pop, rock and all the hits.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    CATALPA Local instrumental world-fusion band with an eclectic, compelling sound.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9:30 p.m. 706-546-4742

    DANGFLY Local all-star rock band led by songwriter and guitarist Adam Payne.

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

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

    THREADBARE SKIVVIES Folky Americana duo from Atlanta. 

  • VFW

    8 p.m. $10. www.vfwathens.com

    CHRIS HAMPTON BAND Local variety cover band hosts a dance party, playing classic and new tunes.

Classes

  • ACC Library

    4 p.m. FREE! www.athenslibrary.org

    Tech Tips

    This month's topic is Mango Languages.

  • Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.mindfuliving.org

    Mindfulness in Everyday Activities

    (Healing Lodge) This class focuses on mindfulness in everyday activities—the why and how to practice bringing mindfulness more fully into your life.

Games

DJs

  • Southern Brewing Company

    Records and Brews. 6 p.m. FREE! www.sobrewco.com

    DJ Osmose

    DJ OSMOSE International touring DJ and Athens resident lays down an all-vinyl set of funk, soul, boogie and more.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10:30 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    DJ Rell

    DJ RELL Hip-hop and EDM DJ from Jacksonville, FL.

Film

  • Southern Brewing Company

    9-11 p.m. FREE! www.sobrewco.com

    Movies on Tap

    Watch a movie on the big screen.

  • Ciné

    7:30 p.m. www.athenscine.com

    The Biggest Little Farm

    Watch a documentary film, sample tastings from the farm curated by The National, and hear a Skype Q&A with the farmers. See Movie Dope on p. 22.

Art

  • Steel + Plank

    5–7 p.m. FREE! www.steelandplank.com

    June Gathering

    Shop among Father's Day-appropriate wares from several makers including Studio CRL, Normal Soap Co., Condor Chocolates, Little Light Company and artists Bryan Nash Gill, Benjamin Galland and Jason Thrasher.

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    6–7 p.m. kshirley@uga.edu

    Penley & Poppies: Art Auction

    The silent auction features prints by photographer Lee Stow from her recent exhibition, "Poppies: Women, War, Peace," along with an untitled painting of lilypads by Steve Penley. The auction will fund the recording of oral history interviews with refugees, refugee suport organizations, legislators and advocates to support the documentation of refugees in Georgia.

Kidstuff

Theater

  • Athens Community Theater

    June 13–15, 8 p.m. June 16, 2 p.m. $12–20. www.townandgownplayers.org

    The Secret Garden

    Ten-year-old Mary returns to England, leaving the only home she's ever known in India, as an orphaned survivor of the cholera pandemc. Her hermit uncle's secluded estate is filled with grief, but Mary's discovery of her late aunt's garden changes everything. Presented by the Town & Gown Players. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

Events

  • (151 Ben Burton Circle, Bogart). June 14, 5–8 p.m. ($15 preview night). June 15, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. www.asuskaproduction.com

    Warehouse Sale

    A fun, "down and dirty" warehouse sale of women's clothing like the outlet shopping days of yore.

Comedy

  • Moonlight Theater

    June 13–14, 8:30 p.m. $10. www.moonlighttheatercompany.com

    Horror Scouts

    Two competent scout leaders find themselves stranded with a whole audience of scouts. To pass the time, they venture into the world of harmless campfire ghost stories, but they are not prepared for the scary world they stumble into. No chickens.