Wednesday, December 18

24 events

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    8 p.m. $15 (21+), $17 (18-20).

    PILE Noisy, chaotic experimental rock group from Boston.

    TREADLES Airy, emotive heavy rock group from New Orleans.

    MOTHERFUCKER Hard-hitting local math-rock trio.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5.

    CHOSEN EVIL Local dark industrial noise project. Album release show!

    LUCAS BRODE Avant-free-jazz guitarist from New York City.

    BAO Ecstatic kalimba/percussion duo of Ariel Ackerly and Bridget Dooley.

    SEA OF NOISE Solo experimental tape-loop project from Andy Morales.

  • 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.

    VISION VIDEO Local goth-pop group featuring members of Shehehe and Booty Boyz.

    ALL BLACK New goth band featuring members of Atlanta group Night Moves Gold.

    DJS WARDADDY & TWIN POWERS Spinning new wave, goth, Britpop and indie.

  • 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.

  • The World Famous

    9 p.m.

    A VERY ORANGE CHRISTMAS A holiday-themed show featuring members of The Orange Constant.



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.

Help Out

  • Bogart Library

    Coat and Blanket Drive

    The library is collecting new and gently used blankets and coats of all sizes to donate to local charities. Through January. 770-725-9443,


Ending Wednesday, December 18



  • Dancefx

    Beginner Ballroom Bootcamp

    Get comfortable with the basics of three styles in time for the holidays. Dec. 17 (waltz), Dec. 18 (foxtrot) and Dec. 19 (swing), 6–7 p.m. $10/class or $25/full course.


  • Basic Welding for the Creative Maker/Artist/Hobbyist

    (Contact for Location) This two-session, six-hour MIG welding class is designed for artists and hobbyists who are completely new to welding. Learn ideas and tips about how to set up equipment and push craft-making to the next level. Dec. 18–19, 6–9 p.m. $200. 706-308-4792,