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Wednesday, July 24

28 events

Live Music

  • Blind Pig Tavern

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4919 (College Station Road location)

    LEAVING COUNTRIES Louis Phillip Pelot plays solo sets of country-rock and acoustic Southern soul.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20). www.caledonialounge.com

    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.

  • The Foundry

    7 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    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.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    BLUNT BANGS Local indie-pop band featuring Black Kids frontman Reggie Youngblood.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    JAY GONZALEZ Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist plays your favorite AM Gold, singer-songwriter, power-pop, British Invasion, originals and TV theme songs. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $13 (adv.), $15 (door). www.georgiatheatre.com

    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.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

    THE VIBRATONES Veterans of the Athens scene playing various blues styles. Dancing is encouraged!

  • 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.

Games

Kidstuff

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.

Events

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    Athens Farmers Market

    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).

Classes

  • Athens YWCO

    Mommy & Me Yoga

    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

Ending Wednesday, July 24

 

Kidstuff

  • 5 Points Yoga

    BE... Tweens & Teen Yoga, Mindfulness & More

    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