Friday, September 20

30 events

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    CHARLOTTE PIKE Nashville-based country duo of husband and wife Brent and Lauren Gafford.

  • Butcher & Vine

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

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

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18-20).

    ROSIE AND THE RATDOGS Local band playing a Stone Temple Pilots tribute set.

    GETAWAY COMPANY Local group covers the Foo Fighters.

    DOOKIE BROTHERS Local Green Day tribute band.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $6.

    TABLOID Local band that sounds like "if Big Star, The Ronettes and Television had a bar brawl and everyone won."

    HARRY CAREY Raucous Athens rock group fronted by songwriter Jim Willingham.

    BALDING Virginia-based lo-fi indie-rock project.

    DONNY KNOTTSVILLE Southern-fried local art-rapper.

  • 40 Watt Club

    8 p.m. $15.

    FAMILY AND FRIENDS Local folk-rock sweethearts featuring dynamic percussion and anthemic vocals.

    OKEY DOKEY Nashville group mixing Motown influences with psychedelic storytelling.

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

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. SOLD OUT.

    DRIVIN' N CRYIN' Legendary Atlanta band playing hard-charging, Southern-inspired rock.

    THE BAD SPELL Atlanta-based garage-rock three-piece.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $15.

    FUTUREBIRDS Local hard-touring heroes with a twangy, rocking sound.

    THE PINK STONES Rootsy local country-rock group led by songwriter Hunter Pinkston.

    BLUE BLOOD Melodic psych-pop project fronted by songwriter Hunter Morris.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $8.

    OH JEREMIAH Local alt-country band blending rootsy folk with hooky indie pop.

    JACOB MALLOW Local singer-songwriter with an acoustic pop sound.

  • Iron Factory

    7 p.m. FREE!

    OSTI GOODMAN Guitarist and singer-songwriter playing acoustic rock and soul originals.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m.

    THE VINYL SUNS Athens-based blues-rock five-piece.

  • Saucehouse Barbeque

    7 p.m. FREE!

    HIBBS FAMILY BAND Local folk group featuring members of Georgia Dish Boys.

    RODNEY SANDERS Local songwriter with a unique voice and influences from Blaze Foley to JJ Cale.

    PHILLIP BISHOP No info available.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    5 p.m. FREE!

    QUIG AND THE BOYS Local rock band playing old, new, blues and rock with a twist.

  • Terrapin Beer Co.

    5 p.m. FREE!

    PUBLIC MIND Alternative rock trio from Augusta.

  • That Bar Athens

    10 p.m.

    GEORGIA REDCLAY Southern rock and country band playing a mix of originals and covers. 

  • VFW

    8 p.m. $10.

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



  • 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!

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. $5.

    P&P Music Factory

    P&P MUSIC FACTORY Local DJ duo spins "all your favorite dance and wall leaner vinyl jams from the '60s to today."

Word on the Street

  • The Tasting Room at Jittery Joe's Roasting Company

    Boo-le-Bark on Boulevard

    Register your canine friend to walk in the costumed dog parade (this year's theme is Rocks & Rolls!) Registration $20 per dog thru Oct. 9. ($25 on parade day if spaces remain.) Additional $10 for costume competition. Limit 150 dogs.


  • Ciné

    Sept. 20, 21, 23 & 25, 7:15 p.m. Sept. 22, 2 p.m. Sept. 25, 9:20 p.m.

    Athens Rising 2: Transmittance

    Learn about the real, ongoing work that Athens organizations are engaged in to build a community through the arts. Subjects include Avid Bookshop, ATHICA, Canopy Studio, Condor Chocolates, Nuci's Space and many more.

  • Southern Brewing Company

    9 p.m. FREE!

    Movies on Tap

    Join the brewery for a movie every Friday night.


  • 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.


Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30 p.m. FREE!

    Cynthia Newberry Martin: Tidal Flats

    Cynthia Newberry Martin presents her new book, Tidal Flats. Purchase a copy of the book to get it signed by the author.


  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    3 p.m. FREE!

    Beautiful and Brutal

    (Second Floor Rotunda) Join curator Jason Hasty each Friday before a UGA home game for a closer look at the exhibit "Beautiful and Brutal: Georgia Bulldog Football, 2017." Visitors will have a chance to share memories and get hands-on with a selection of historic materials from the UGA Athletic Association archives. 

  • Rocksprings Community Center

    9 a.m.–4 p.m. $15–22.

    Holey Moley Day Off School Program

    In the spirit of Miniature Golf Day (and a day off from school) children ages 6–12 will build, design and play on their own mini golf course. Please pack a lunch for the day. 

  • (Downtown Augusta) Sept. 20, 5– 9 p.m. Sept. 21, 11 a.m.– 9 p.m. Sept. 22, 12–7 p.m. $7–12.

    Arts in the Heart Festival

    The 39th annual Arts in the Heart Festival is a celebration of food, art, diversity and culture. The event will feature a juried fine arts and crafts market, a global village with food from more than 20 countries, and five stages stacked with live entertainment.

  • Cornerstone Church

    6:30–8:30 p.m. $10/person, $5/childcare.

    80s Party

    The church hosts a singles' event with a costume contest and prizes.


  • Madison Morgan Cultural Center

    6–8 p.m. FREE!

    Opening Reception

    "Alchemical Divide: Corrina Sephora" features metal sculpture, painting and installation that merges universal themes of loss and transformation. Additional works will be shared by Pearl Bryant, Hannah Joy, Gabi Madrid and Richard Pepe.