Wednesday, June 19

27 events

Live Music

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4 p.m. FREE!

    ATHENS FARMERS MARKET Featuring music from White Rabbit Collective.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m.

    STRAY FOSSA Dreamy garage-rock act from Charlottesville, VA.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. FREE!

    GRANT COWAN Local jazz-influenced, piano-playing singer-songwriter.

  • Georgia Center for Continuing Education

    5:30 p.m. FREE!

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 8:30 p.m. FREE!

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE!

    MODERN MEASURE Electro duo from Atlanta.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. $5. 706-546-5609

    DK Athens-based hip-hop artist with a lyrically complex style.

    SELINE HAZE Athens-based hip-hop artist who makes "music to inspire, to empathize and to motivate."

    GAWDLEE Rapper and performer from Atlanta.

    SOHI Underground hip-hop MC formerly of Athens groups Mad Axes and Deaf Judges.

    SATURN 5 Local hip-hop act.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    THE BACUPS Fun-loving local cover 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.

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    10:30 a.m. FREE!

    Talking About Books: Adult Book Discussion Group

    This month’s title is The Library Book by Susan Orlean. Newcomers welcome.


  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10–12.

    10th Annual LaughFest

    David Perdue, Samm Severin, Noell Appling and Mandal perform. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.


  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    2 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597,

    FFS Pets

    Meet lizards, frogs, snakes and more.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE!

    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.



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.


  • Oconee County Civic Center

    10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Yasu Ishida: Story Circus!

    Origami expert and magician Yasu Ishida shares origami magic and stories that will amaze. All ages.