Friday, August 30

21 events


  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    6–9 p.m. $20.

    "Perspectives" Opening Gala and Preview Sale

    Meet this year's participants in the "Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational," a large show featuring the work of 50 potters. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.

  • UGA Lamar Dodd School of Art Galleries

    12 p.m. FREE!

    Lunch Time Gallery Talk

    Painter Adam Sipe will present "Ring Wren & Turtle," a new series of small paintings influenced by abstraction and figuration. See Art Notes on p. 9.



  • The Globe

    11 p.m. FREE! 706-353-4721

    Silent Disco

    SILENT DISCO Dance the night away with three channels of music. One of them is a request line!

  • That Bar Athens

    10 p.m. FREE!

    DJ Zelium

    DJ ZELIUM Athens-based DJ and composer spins a deep house and techno dance party.


Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18–20).

    SACRED HOLLOW Local band playing loud, catchy hard rock with a bite. 

    SCARLET STITCH Straight-up rock and roll band from Athens.

    NINEVEH'S GARDEN Local progressive metal band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $5.

    ELROND Experimental synth-based duo from Portland, OR.

    AVOLA Experimental electronic music from composer and artist Vern Avola.

    JOHN & KIRAN FERNANDES Father and son perform a duet featuring American primitive guitar, piano, clarinet and more.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $10.

    ELIJAH JOHNSTON Local indie-folk singer-songwriter.

    ZAC CROOK Local folk singer-songwriter.

    WELL KEPT Emo-influencd alt-rock group led by songwriter Tommy Trautwein.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $35 (adv.), $40 (door).

    ATLANTA RHYTHM SECTION Iconic Southern rock band known for hit singles like "So Into You."

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door).

    GIMME HENDRIX Award-winning local Jimi Hendrix cover band. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 7 p.m. FREE!

    THE LADIES OF Southern supergroup with a rotating cast of members playing various styles of music.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door).

    CALEB LEE HUTCHINSON Country singer-songwriter and former "American Idol" contestant.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m.

    DEAD NEIGHBORS Local group playing punky, emotive garage-rock.

    TRVY Local hip-hop artist and member of rap collective The YOD.

    NEEDLE TEETH New local "sparkle-punk" band.

    DK Athens-based hip-hop artist with a lyrically complex style.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m.

    THE TREBLE MAKERS Seasoned local musicians play funk, Motown, rock and more.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    7 p.m.

    BLIND DELTA WOLF Local band playing classic and original rock and roll.

  • VFW

    7 p.m. $30 (adv.), $35 (door). 706-340-1146

    JAMES OTTO Country singer known for hits like "Just Got Started Lovin' You."

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


  • Moonlight Theater

    8 p.m. $10.

    10-Minute Play Festival

    A showcase of local playwrights, directors and actors. Featuring works such as ​ "Green Sound" by John Patrick Bray Time, "The Hanson Kids" by Avery Bufkin, and "Another Minute" by Jordan Richards.




  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    Pattern Sewing

    This two-part workshop covers the basics of pattern sewing. Students should bring their own pattern, thread and fabric. Ages 14 & up. Sept. 12 & 26, 4 p.m. FREE! 706-795-5597

Ending Friday, August 30


Support Groups

  • Oasis Counseling Center

    Fempowerment Therapy Group

    This eight-week women's empowerment group meets Thursdays 4:30–6 p.m. beginning Sept. 12. Register by Aug. 30. 706-543-3522,