Wednesday, November 20

28 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. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20).

    BUDDY CRIME One-man dance band from Kentucky.

    GIRL BANGER Athens-based gender-fluid performance act.

    LADY BUSH No info available.

    SEPHINE Local indie electronic artist.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m.

    SCOTT SPILLANE The Neutral Milk Hotel member plays hypnotic folk-rock.

    JEFF BEAM Psych-rock singer-songwriter from Portland, ME

    FRENCH EXIT Local group playing psych-tinged baroque pop.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $17 (adv.), $20 (door).

    RHETT MILLER The leader of alt-country mainstay Old 97's performs solo. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.

  • 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.

    THE BONANZA EXTRAVAGANZA An experimental showcase featuring Social Circle, Echo Constant, Rumi Kallenbach, Kathy 'n' Matt, Georgia Power, Lizard King and Bruxist.

  • Nowhere Bar

    7:30 p.m. $3.

    THE DAD BODS Local group playing your favorite rock hits from throughout the years.

    REBREEDERS Local musicians play the songs of The Breeders.

  • 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.


  • Gallery @ Hotel Indigo–Athens

    6 p.m. FREE!

    Artist Reception

    Celebrate the launch of Eli Saragoussi's "Supple Moments, Dark Corners," in the GlassCube@Hotel Indigo. See Calendar Pick on p. 16.


  • Children First

    12:30 p.m. & 5:30 p.m. FREE!

    CASA Volunteer Info Session

    CASAs (Court Appointed Special Advocates) speak up for abused and neglected children in our community. Find out more about becoming a child advocate and join the upcoming training class.



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.


  • ACC Library

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Mindfulness and Creativity: Is Mindfulness for You?

    Dr. Rich Panico will offer guidance to those sifting through the plethora of information and research currently available on mindfulness and its varied programs, teachers and approaches.