Wednesday, August 14

26 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

    8 p.m.

    BLACK MAGIC FLOWER POWER Funky, psychedelic rock act from Tucson, AZ.

    SILVER TONGUE DEVILS Bluesy glam-rock act from Greenville, SC.

    ALLCAPS Athens-based pop-punk band with screamo leanings.

    HIT LIZARD Athens-based grunge band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5–10.

    JOSEY Athens-based, jazz-inflected solo hip-hop project. 

    FRANKIE VALET Garage-pop four-piece from St. Louis.

    LOST DOG Grungy, melodic pop group from Somerville, MA.

    NINA GARBUS Atlanta-based experimental pop artist.

  • The Foundry

    Steven Weaver Benefit. 7 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door).

    BOX OF RAWKS Five-piece blues band from Madison.

    CINCO BANDITO Local rock and roll four-piece.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE!

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

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 10 p.m. FREE!

    SHANE T Melodic garage-rock singer-songwriter. Album release show!

    THE SEWING CLUB Indie duo from Nashville, TN.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-5609

    ANNIE LEETH Local experimental violinist and multi-instrumentalist composer.

    SAADIA RAIS Local experimental performer and choreographer.

    SPACE BROTHER Electronic- and hip-hop-influenced sounds from local musician Donald Whitehead. 

    DONNY KNOTTSVILLE Southern-fried local art-rapper.

  • Locos Grill & Pub

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

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

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    FAMILY DINNER New local band featuring members of Partials and Sono Lumini.

  • 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.



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.


  • 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.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m.

    House of Wax with DJ Reindeer Games (and Games)

    DJ Reindeer Games leads a vinyl-only DJ set with a special guest co-DJ. Lots of games will be available like chess, checkers, crokinole and backgammon. All ages.