Friday, July 19

22 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18–20).

    LAZER/WULF Avant-metal trio blending prog, thrash and other heavy elements.

    THE WAYWARD Baltimore band influenced by prog, punk and metal.

    HEX MACHINE Alternative metal band from Richmond, VA.

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

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5.

    BENNYHONDA SUPERSHIFTER Solo project of local musician Ben Hackett. 

    BERLIN TAXI Moody synthpop outfit from New Orleans.

    TELEMARKET Athens-based punk- and indie-influenced rock group.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $6.

    RYNE MEADOW "Acoustitronic" local singer-songwriter with a rich musical palette. 

    HONEYCHILD SJ Ursrey (Dream Boat) plays folky pop songs with romantic themes.

    GREG No info available.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10.

    THE SENSATIONAL SOUNDS OF MOTOWN Six veteran musicians deliver an exciting, live-energy show. Featuring Mr. Motown!

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $17 (door).

    MAN MAN Acclaimed, long-running experimental rock band from Los Angeles. See Calendar Pick on p. 10.

    REBECCA BLACK Pop singer-songwriter known for the viral hit "Friday."

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE!

    DJ Y@ UGA student and DJ whose "energy excites an explosive dance floor."

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    REDSTONE RAMBLERS Local blues-folk group led by songwriter Mark Wilmot. 

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    8 p.m. $7.

    SLOPFEST Night two of the four-night festival features Balding, Blue Bodies, Duckis, Dead Vibes Ensemble, Mean Queen, Monsoon, Pinky Doodle Poodle and DJs Lord Bitter and Lozo. See story on p. 7.

  • Nowhere Bar

    9 p.m. $5.

    RAELYN NELSON BAND Up-and-coming country-rock group from Nashville, TN. 

    ANDREA & MUD Georgia-based country and psychobilly duo.

    PETUNIA & THE VIPERS Eclectic roots-rock group from Vancouver, BC.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE!

    NEAL JOHNSTON Americana singer-songwriter from Nashville, TN. 

  • VFW

    8 p.m. $10. 706-543-5940

    RAMBLIN' COUNTRY BAND Georgia-based traditional country band.


  • Elbert Theatre, Elberton

    July 26–27, 7 p.m. July 28, 2 p.m. $9–16.

    You Can't Take it With You

    This Pulitzer Prize-winning play follows an eccentric, free-spiritied family. Ken Little of Encore Productions directs.

  • On Stage Walton

    July 26–27, 8 p.m. July 28, 2 p.m. $15.

    The Addams Family

    On Stage Walton presents The Addams Family, a musical comedy based on the popular cartoons and TV series.

Lectures & Lit

  • ACC Library

    9:30 a.m. FREE!

    End School to Prison Pipeline Summit

    Hosted by the Athens Anti-Discrimination Movement, this year's summit will feature a short movie, The Way They See Usfollowed by presentations on school discipline, student rights, restorative justice in the classroom, and youth empowerment. Ages 13 and up are welcome to attend. Complimentary food provided by California Fish Fry.



  • Bogart Library

    1–3 p.m. FREE!

    Sew Easy Sewing Class

    An advanced sewing class for tweens who have before and can do a more advanced project. Limited seats. Attendees may only register for one sewing class.  Sewing machines provided. Ages 9–13.

  • 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.

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

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

    Cooking for Muggles

    Make some of your favorite treats from the Harry Potter series. All materials will be provided. Ages 8 & up. Registration required.


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    5:30–7:30 p.m. $10–15.

    90 Carlton: Summer 2019

    Join the Friends of the Georgia Museum of Art to celebrate summer exhibitions with refreshments, door prizes and “Ask the Experts” in the galleries. See Art Notes on p. 13.

  • Tif Sigfrids

    10 a.m.–6 p.m. FREE!

    Watching TV with my Dealer

    Los Angeles-based artist Joe Sola performs "Watching TV with my Dealer." The week-long performance concludes with a reception on Friday from 6–8 p.m. See Art Notes on p. 13.



  • Moonlight Theater

    8:30 p.m. $8–14.

    Gilbert Lawand

    Lawand has hosted over 200 "Comedy Gold" shows in Atlanta, and has also opened for Dave Chappelle and Aziz Ansari.

Word on the Street

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Book Drive

    Creature Comforts Brewery is hosting a book drive for Books for Keeps. Guests may drop off new or gently-used books for children K-12 during tasting room hours. Through Aug. 11.