Wednesday, November 13

31 events


  • UGA Dance Theatre

    Nov. 13–15, 8 p.m. $8–12.

    Young Choreographers Series: Senior Exit Concert

    Seniors majoring in dance will premier their final choreographic works. Part of the 2019 Spotlight on the Arts Festival.

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.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $7.

    HUNGER ANTHEM Local indie power-rock trio.

    JOY CLEANER New Jersey-based power pop and indie rock band.

    SMALL Three-piece punk band from Atlanta.

  • 40 Watt Club

    7 p.m. SOLD OUT.

    GREGORY ALAN ISAKOV Popular Colorado-based singer-songwriter.

    LUKE SITAL-SINGH British folk singer-songwriter.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $7 (adv.), $10 (door).

    THE RED CLAY STRAYS Country-rock band from rural South Alabama.

  • Georgia Theatre

    7:30 p.m. $25.

    RANDY HOUSER Top-charting country singer-songwriter known for singles like "Runnin’ Outta Moonlight."

    PAUL CAUTHEN Country singer-songwriter from East Texas.

  • The Globe

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

    THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Mary Sigalas, Dan Horowitz, Steve Key and surprise guests play swingin' tunes from the '10s, '20s and '30s.

  • Go Bar

    9 p.m. $5.

    HEALTH & BEAUTY Experimental rock group led by Chicago songwriter Brian J. Sulpizio.

    J.R. BOHANNON New York guitarist influenced by folk, bluegrass and other American styles.

    FRANK HURRICANE Experimental artist that describes his music as "spiritual mountain psych gangsta folk."

    THE GARDEN PORTAL POND BAND Acoustic guitar improv trio featuring members of The Electric Nature.

  • Nowhere Bar

    8 p.m.

    MUNGION Chicago-based four-piece jam band.

    MAGIC BEANS Funky, soulful jam-rock band from Denver, CO.

  • 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.


Lectures & Lit

  • Miller Learning Center

    4 p.m. FREE!

    McGill Lecture

    (Room 150) David McCraw top newsroom lawyer at The New York Times, presents the lecture “Fake, Fake News: The Press, The President and the Future of the First Amendment.” 

  • Bombs Away Books

    6:30–8:30 p.m. FREE!

    Neoliberalism in Crisis: on Chile

    Participate in a discussion on the history of Western intervention in Chile, the current resistance movements, and its significance as the birthplace of neoliberalism.


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.

  • Ciné

    3–5 p.m. FREE!

    Foodshed Fall Forum

    Come out for a forum highlighting some of the great work being done in our community. The event will include three panels of community leaders dedicated to food production, food access and food waste. Afterward, attendees are encouraged to visit the Athens Farmers Market and celebrate the last Wednesday market of 2019. 

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    5–10 p.m.

    Get Comfortable 2019 Wrap-Up

    The brewery wraps up another season of its flagship community-outreach program, Get Comfortable. Learn more about the program's nonprofit partners.


  • reBlossom Mama Baby Shop

    10-11 a.m. FREE!

    Infant Massage

    The class will cover a history of infant massage, how to recognize infant cues and different types of strokes.



  • That Bar Athens

    8 p.m. (sign up), 9 p.m. $3.

    Heckle Hell: Giggles or Gallows

    Come test your comedic strength. Will you get the giggles or the gallows? Five open mic spots available, participants are invited to show up and go up.


  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    6:30 p.m. FREE!


    Georgia playwright Angela Hall presents an open reading of the pilot episode of her new TV series "Mercy." Adetinpo Thomas stars as Amaka. See Theater Notes on p. 10.

Support Groups

  • ACC Library

    Nicotine Anonymous Meetings

    A 12-step recovery program of mutual support for those who want to live free of nicotine in any form. Join at any time. Tuesdays, 7 p.m.

Ending Wednesday, November 13



  • Wine 202: An Introduction to Wines of the New World

    (J's Bottle Shop, 1452 Prince Ave.) A four-session course all about wines from the "New World (US, South America, Australia, and New Zealand.) Coursework includes up to six wines per class. Nov. 13, 14, 20 & 21, 6:30–8 p.m. $85.

Word on the Street

  • Athens

    GIS Day

    In honor of National Geographic Information System Day (Nov. 13), ACC Stormwater encourages everyone to participate in "Water Logged," a geocache trail highlighting stormwater management and green infrastructure. Prizes eligible. Search for "Water Logged" on


  • ARTini's Art Lounge

    Christmas Tree on Wood

    Paint a Christmas tree on a 10.5"x20" assembled wood board. Metal words (additional $5) are available. Register by Nov. 13. Workshop on Nov. 20, 7–9 p.m. $45.,