LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.
ALLCAPS Athens-based pop-punk band with screamo leanings.
GRUNFELDER Athens-based garage-rock group with punk and ska influences.
TAN UNIVERSE "Surfadelicgaragepunk" three-piece from Asheville, NC.
UNTIL THREE Athens-based indie-rock duo.
CAROLINE AIKEN BAND Local guitarist Aiken is known as a masterful songwriter and onetime anchor of the Atlanta folk sene.
MATT JOINER BAND Local group drawing inspiration from blues and classic rock.
BLUNT BANGS Local indie-pop band featuring Black Kids frontman Reggie Youngblood.
JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite AM Gold, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs.
EX HEX Hard-nosed indie-rock trio fronted by singer-songwriter Mary Timony. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.
SPIDER BAGS North Carolina-based punk band led by songwriter Dan McGee.
NIHILIST CHEERLEADER Local pop-punk band with a jaggedly melodic sound.
THE VIBRATONES Veterans of the Athens scene playing various blues styles. Dancing is encouraged!
JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Enjoy an evening of original music, improv and standards.
Learn to play the Shadowfist Dynamic Card Game.
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.
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.
This week features Star Wars snacks.
Mr. Damon performs a puppet show exploring the shadowy reaches of space. Children of all ages and their caregivers are invited.
Mr. Damon performs a puppet show.
OPEN MIC A weekly open-mic jam hosted by Louis Phillip Pelot. All musicians welcome. Backline provided.
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).
This course is for mothers and babies to build strength and flexibility. Tuesdays and Thursdays at 9 a.m. Aug. 13–Sept. 19. $90/six classes. www.ywco.org
Includes yoga, breathing, mindfulness, team-building, music and more. For ages 9–14. Wednesdays through July 24, 4 p.m. $15/drop-in, $65/six classes. www.athensfivepointsyoga.com