Friday, July 12

18 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20).

    MOTHER FORE Athens band exploring elements of progressive and psychedelic rock.

    SICK RIDE "Disco death-rock" duo from Lafayette, LA.

    GETAWAY COMPANY Four-piece local band inspired by '90s and 2000s alt-rock.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $8.

    DEEP STATE Local band playing driving, punky, melodic guitar-rock.

    OUTER SPACES Folk-pop band fronted by formerly local songwriter Cara Beth Satalino. See Calendar Pick on p. 10.

    RADIATOR HOSPITAL Poppy punk project from Philadelphia. 

    DAGMAR VORK Athens-based indie-pop group with a crisp, warm sound.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10.

    THE GRAINS OF SAND Local band with a four-piece horn section offering up your favorite '60s and '70s beach and Motown music.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:30 p.m. $5.

    ATHENS GOTH NIGHT Dance to the dark beat of your soul with DJs Crowe, Twin Powers and Wardaddy

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE!

    NIGHT GLITTER New electronic project from LouLou Ghelichkhani of Thievery Corporation. See Calendar Pick on p. 10.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    CHRIS COSTIGAN QUARTET Jazz group led by Snelville saxophonist Chris Costigan.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    UNDERGROUND SPRINGHOUSE New local "hype-chill rock-funk ensemble."

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

    7 p.m. FREE!

    PARKER OLIVER Local musician playing soul and rock covers and originals.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE!

    ZACH HAINES Acoustic country singer-songwriter.

  • VFW

    8 p.m. $10.

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


  • Southern Brewing Company

    Records and Brews. 6 p.m. FREE!

    DJ Osmose

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

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DJ Mahogany

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.


  • Bogart Library

    10 a.m. FREE!

    Kids Martial Arts

    AKF Martial Arts hosts classes in safety for ages 3 and up.

  • Cedar Shoals High School

    7–10 p.m. FREE!

    Grand Slam Summer Program

    Each Friday evening will include concessions, games, giveaways, guest speakers, life enrichment activities, music, pizza, sports and more. Transportation will be provided to and from Grand Slam at the East Athens Community Center and Lay Park. For ages 11–14.

  • Bogart Library

    2-4 p.m. FREE!

    How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

    A screening of the Dreamworks film.  Free popcorn and drinks will be provided.


  • Oconee County Civic Center

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

    Color Guard Workshop

    Learn the “Sport of the Arts” with professional Color Guard instructors as you dance, spin flags and more. All ages welcome. Registration required.


  • Oconee County Library

    4–6 p.m. FREE!

    Women of Watercolor

    Enjoy an afternoon of art at the library. Meet the artists and view their work. Light refreshments will be provided by the Oconee County Library Friends.


  • 6:30–8:30 p.m. FREE!

    Lights for Liberty

    (UGA Arch) Lights for Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Concentration Camps invites protestors to bring a candle and hear speakers Leanne Purdam, Jo Beth Allen and Deborah Gonzalez. Donations for RAICES will be collected.