Friday, January 31

13 events


  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. FREE!

    DJ The King

    DJ THE KING One of Little Kings' beloved staffers spins your faves, from the '80s to the present.

  • 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!

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $7 (21+), $9 (18–20).

    OKEY DOKEY Nashville group mixing Motown influences with psychedelic storytelling.

    CALICO VISION Athens-based melodic psychedelic pop group.

    THE HERNIES Local riff-heavy rock band displaying influences from classic to indie rock.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    10 p.m. $8.

    DOPE KNIFE Rapper and producer from Savannah with a laid-back boom-bap style.

    ANNIE LEETH Local experimental violinist and multi-instrumentalist composer.

    BERO BERO "Sultry synth-driven mood music" from Savannah composer Veronica Garcia-Melendez.

    WOLFLI Athens native Hamlin Jackson writes dark folk songs and instrumentals for guitar and piano.

  • The Foundry

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $15 (door).

    SONS OF SAILORS Jimmy Buffet cover band, featuring members of the Tony Pritchett Band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $22 (adv.), $25 (door).

    MOTHER'S FINEST A mix of rock, gospel, R&B, metal and jazz filtered through an "Afro-Euro mosaic" sound. 

    VINTAGE VIXENS All-female '60s inspired band from Atlanta.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    KENNY AND THE BASHERS Local band featuring Kenny Copes, Dan Nettles, Neal Fountain, JoJo Glidewell, Seth Hendershot, Claire Campbell and more.

Lectures & Lit

  • Avid Bookshop

    6:30-7:30 p.m. FREE!

    Avid Poetry Series

    (Prince Ave.) Hear poetry curated by Sandra Meek and Zack Anderson.

  • Miller Learning Center

    12:20-1:10 p.m. FREE!

    Women's Studies Friday Speaker Series

    (Room 150) PhD candidate in Women's Studies and Educational Theory & Practice, Shara Cherniak presents "To Kill or not Kill an Ant - Critiquing Opinion Writing Practices in Public Elementary School with Feminist and Nonmodern Philosophies."



  • Athens Academy

    Jan. 31–Feb. 1, 7:30 p.m. & Feb. 2, 2 p.m. $2–5.

    An Evening with Sherlock Holmes

    (Bertelsmann Presentation Hall) A cast and crew of over 30 seventh and eighth graders present three short Sherlock Holmes mysteries: The Adventure of the Noble BachelorThe Milverton Adventure and The Disappearance of Adam.


  • The Classic Center

    Jan. 31–Feb. 2. 706-357-4444,

    Athens Wine Weekend: A Weekend of Exquisite Taste

    Enjoy a weekend supporting diverse performing, visual and culinary arts programs and scholarships for upcoming art students. Activities include enjoy food tastings, wine tastings, raffles and more. Proceeds benefit the The Classic Center Cultural Foundation. See Calendar Pick on p. 12.


  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    7:30 p.m. $10 (w/ UGA ID), $55.

    Ailey II

    Dance company Ailey II performs Alvin Ailey's 1960 classic "Revelations" along with newer works by current artistic director Troy Powell and emerging choreographers.

Ending Friday, January 31


Support Groups

  • Athens, GA

    Alcoholics Anonymous

    If you think you have a problem with alcohol, call the AA hotline or visit the website for a schedule of meetings in Barrow, Clarke, Jackson and Oconee Counties. 706-389-4164,


  • Athens, GA

    AAAC Grants

    The Athens Area Arts Council is seeking applicants for its quarterly $500 grants. All local artists, arts organizations or arts-based projects are welcome to apply. The next deadline is Mar. 15.,

Support Groups

  • Athens, GA

    Sex Addicts Anonymous

    (Email for Location) Athens Downtown SAA offers a message of hope to anyone who suffers from a compulsive sexual behavior. Write an email through for help beginning your recovery process

Support Groups

  • Multiple Locations

    Al-Anon 12 Step

    Recovery for people affected by someone else's drinking. Meetings are held daily at various times and locations. 888-425-2666,

Help Out

  • Athens City Hall

    Athens Litter Rescue Challenge

    Brain Aid Fest hosts an Athens Litter Challenge. Volunteers will break into teams and help pick up litter. Every first Saturday of the month, 9:30 a.m.–12 p.m. Meet at City Hall.


  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Art Classes

    "Painting Portraits in Oil with Abner Cope," "Introduction to Wheel Throwing," "Pottery: Hand-building," "Paint with Charles," "Portrait Drawing with the Brush," "Watercolor: Light and Shade with Leigh Ellis," "The Science of Soap Making," "Freeing the Instrument: Beginning Acting," "Introduction to Acting for Youth," "Intermediate Wheel Throwing" and "Introduction to Violin." Check websites for session dates.

Word on the Street

  • Athens Community Council on Aging

    ACCA Leadership Program

    A 10-session leadership program aimed to engage adults 55 and older in the ACC community. Weekly sessions will cover topics ranging from health and human services, local government, education and more. February through March, 9 a.m.3 p.m. 706-549-4850, 

Support Groups

  • Athens, GA

    Restless Legs Syndrome Support Group

    Forming a support group for people who have Restless Legs Syndrome (RLS sufferers). Call Carol, 706-612-6934


  • Kids Comedy Class

    (Nimbl) Moonlight Theater hosts comedy classes for kids. For ages 7–10. Saturdays Feb. 1–22, 2–3:30 p.m. $60.