Thursday, September 19

38 events


  • Athens, GA

    6-9 p.m. FREE!

    Third Thursday Art Series

    Eight galleries stay open late the third Thursday of every month. Participating galleries include the Georgia Museum of Art, Lamar Dodd School of Art, Creature Comforts Brewing Co., ATHICA, Lyndon House Arts Center, Ciné, the GlassCube & Gallery @ Hotel Indigo and The Classic Center.

  • Lyndon House Arts Center

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Photography Guild

    Meet and learn from other photographers in Athens. All skill levels welcome. This month's meeting will explore exposure and manual mode settings.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    8–11 p.m. FREE! www.

    Fall Museum Mix

    Enjoy open art galleries, refreshments and a live house music mix from DJ Zelium. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Go Bar

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

    Dr. Fred's Karaoke

    KARAOKE Hosted by karaoke fanatic Dr. Fred and featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more. Every Thursday.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5-10 p.m. FREE!


    KARAOKE Hosted every Thursday by DJ Gregory. 

  • Veronica's Sweet Spot

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Open Mic Night

    OPEN MIC NIGHT Showcase your creative talent.



Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    LEAVING COUNTRIES & FRIENDS Louis Phillip Pelot and friends play country-rock and Southern soul.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).

    FUN ISN'T FAIR Garage-rock group from Atlanta.

    BLANKO Quirky, comedic local rock band.

    BLUE BODIES Athens-based "bummer-pop" punk band.

    THE PIERRES Alt-rock group from Athens.
  • Cozy Bar

    11 p.m. FREE!

    JOSEY Prolific local artist who plays keyboard-based pop.

    SAUSAGE FEST Punk group featuring local musician Josey.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $7.

    DEATH HAGS Gloomy pop sounds from Los Angeles-based musician Lola G.

    LAMBDA CELSIUS Local experimental electronic alter ego of artist AC Carter.

    SARAH SWILLUM Local artist playing hallucinatory beat-pop featuring existential chants and dance.

  • 40 Watt Club

    6 p.m. $20.

    SOULFLY Arizona metal band led by former Sepultura frontman Max Cavalera.

    INCITE Thrash-metal band from Arizona.

    PRISON Nü-metal group from Florida. 

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20 (door).

    MAGIC CITY HIPPIES Miami-based indie-funk band.

    SEGO New project from Andrew McFarland (Reptar, Semicircle).

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 6:30 p.m. FREE!

    LITTLE BIRD Four-piece from Annapolis, MD blending surf-rock, jazz and Americana.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE!

    FIONA SILVER NYC artist who uses her buttery voice to blend genres from rock and roll to electric soul to "ukulele blues."

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5.

    JAZZ JAM Some of our town's most talented musicians get together at this happening. Bring your axe, or grab a table and give an ear. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    8 p.m. $7.

    BLOODKIN Long-running Athens quartet playing a bluesy style of roots-rock with big guitars and sharply written lyrics. 

  • The World Famous

    10 p.m. $3.

    COSMO JR. Local group playing pirate-themed swamp-jazz-rock with a dash of Broadway punk.


  • The Foundry

    5 p.m.

    Yappy Hour with the Dogist

    The Athens Area Humane Society presents a yappy hour on the patio terrace. Meet adoptable dogs looking for furever homes. Well-behaved dogs are welcome as long as they're kept on a leash.

  • M3Yoga

    6 p.m. Donations accepted.

    Rainbow Flow Yoga

    A fun and energizing class where all proceeds go to Athens Pride.

  • Heirloom Cafe and Fresh Market

    6 p.m. 706-354-7901,

    Percentage Night

    A portion of tonight's proceeds will benefit the Adam Cramond and Martin Travel Award.


  • Bogart Library

    12 p.m. FREE!

    Computer Class

    Have a question about a computer or device? Need help navigating your new phone? Sign up for a 20-minute timeslot for one-on-one help. Timeslots are available between 123 p.m.

  • Georgia Museum of Art

    6 p.m. FREE!

    Yoga in the Galleries

    Five Points Yoga instructors lead a class surrounded by works of art.

Lectures & Lit

  • Madison County Library, Danielsville

    1 p.m. FREE!

    Inclusive Book Club

    This facilitated book club serves adults of all abilities and will be reading out loud and discussing book of the month Cat Stories by James Herriot.

  • ACC Library

    5 p.m. FREE!

    Author Talk: Ellen Hopkins

    Award-winning author Ellen Hopkins will discuss her latest teen novel, People Kill People. Books will be available for purchase and signing.


  • ACC Planning Department Auditorium

    6 p.m. FREE!

    Firefly Bridge Public Input Session

    Join the design team and share your thoughts on the proposed design concepts.


  • Go Bar

    8 p.m. $5.

    Let's Go Comedy Show

    Five comedians perform 20-minute sets. Hosted by Alia Ghosheh. Followed by karaoke.

  • Moonlight Theater

    Sept. 19, 8 p.m. & Sept. 20–21, 7:30 p.m. $10-16.


    Comedian David McIver presents a show all about all about escapism, loneliness and role-playing games. Explore the Realms of Warquest, where you can level up, complete quests, defeat monsters and watch some character comedy. See Calendar Pick on p. 15.


  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    6 p.m. FREE!

    Lillian Smith: Breaking the Silence

    Lillian Smith was one of the first white Southern authors to speak out publicly against the evils of segregation. Following the screening, a panel discussion will be held with director Hal Jacobs, Patricia Bell-Scott and Brenda Bynum.


  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $10–$30.

    UGA Presents: Sarah Chang

    Award-winning violinist Sarah Chang, joined by pianist Julio Elizalde, will give a performance in Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall that includes works by Béla Bartók, César Franck, Edward Elgar, Antonín Dvorák and Maurice Ravel.

Help Out

  • LatinxFest

    (Washington St. and Hull St.) Volunteers are needed during LatinxFest. Sign up for a two-hour shift. Fest runs 12–9 p.m. on Sept. 28.

Ending Thursday, September 19



  • Journey Into Power

    (Shakti Yoga) Ruby Chandler leads 60-minute yoga workshops on meditation and inquiry, true north alignment, Baptiste Methodology and more. Begins Sept. 19, 7 p.m. $10/class.