8 a.m.—12 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net DAVID COURT Eclectic guitarist and harmonica player. MARY & THE HOT HOTTIE HOTS Led by Mary Sigalas, the band plays hot jazz and swing music from the '10s, '20s and '30s for your nostalgic partying pleasure.
Live After 5 Patio Series. 5:30 p.m.–8 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/AubreyEntertainmentAthensGA WADE HUDSON Part-time real estate agent, part-time rocker Wade Hudson plays selection from his vast arsenal of classic covers.
Third Thursday. 6 p.m. www.tinyathgallery.com QUIET EVENINGS Grant and Rachel Evans blend modern classical, neo-kosmische, electroacoustic, field recordings and sound art that is at times somber and elegiac, while at others soaring and celebratory. This performance is held in conjunction with the Evans' exhibition, "Patience Folding Waters."
Join artist Amanda Jane Burk for a series of three studio-based printmaking classes. Participants will learn about relief carving and monotype printing, as well as about various works from the museum’s collection and the exhibition “Graphic Eloquence: American Modernism on Paper from the Collection of Michael T. Ricker.” May 12, 19, 26; 6:30–8:30 p.m. $20. email@example.com
7 p.m.–9. www.athenticbrewing.com SEAN MCAULEY Local singer-songwriter drawing from diverse historical and cultural inspirations.
7:30 p.m. $52–98. www.classiccenter.com THE TEMPTATIONS Including original member Otis Williams, this Motown band is well-known for "My Girl" and "Ain't Too Proud to Beg." THE FOUR TOPS With original member Abdul "Duke" Fakir, the band's hits include "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)" and "Ain't No Woman (Like the One I've Got)."
7:30 p.m. $20–67. www.pac.uga.edu BÉLA FLECK AND ABIGAIL WASHBURN Hailed as "the king and queen of the banjo," this married duo and picking partnership is comprised of two stellar banjo and Bluegrass musicians.
Chamber Music Athens. 7:30 p.m. $5 (students), $35. pac.uga.edu FROM DUET TO QUINTET An intimate night of duet, trio, quartet and quintet combinations in the Day Chapel featuring members of the Parker String Quartet, guest pianist Orli Shaham, and faculty performers D Ray McClellan, Maggie Snyder, David Starkweather and Alan Woo.
7:30 p.m. FREE! wwwsobrewco.com JIM COOK Local singer-songwriter and guitarist.
8 p.m. (doors). $10. www.flickertheatreandbar.com OPEN Young rock band open to trying on different genres. THE MTLYS No info available. MARK WARREN No info available.
Parents Night Out offers a fun and safe environment for children to spend the evening while parents enjoy a little time to themselves. Ages six and older. 5:30–8 p.m. $10 (ACC residents), $15 (non-ACC residents). 706-613-3596, www.accgov.com/148/leisure-services
6 p.m. (doors), 7 p.m. (show). $12–15. www.facebook.com/AubreyEntertainmentAthensGA KLEZMER LOCAL 42 Local seven-piece klezmer band specializing in Jewish and Romani music. MARY & THE HOT HOTTY-HOTS Led by Mary Sigalas, the band plays hot jazz and swing music from the '10s, '20s and '30s for your nostalgic partying pleasure.
7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show). $10. www.40watt.com SYLVIA ROSE NOVAK & PARTS UNKNOWN High-energy rock band fronted by bassist, singer and songwriter Sylvia Rose Novak celebrates their fifth studio album, A Miss/A Masterpiece. KADILLAK Four-piece rock band fronted by singer Kadi Bortle.
Benefit for Mike Dyer (Killa Cabbi). 7:30 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/PalomaParkAthens TRVY Versatile artist bringing both contemplation and high energy to hip-hop. BYV_TRUBB Atlanta-based rapper with local roots blending punk rock and trap. CAULFIELD Athens hip-hop trailblazer exploring extreme highs and lows AFRO KENOBI Local lyricist embodying classic hip-hop. FRANK THE EAGLE Local hip-hop artist who creates music as a melody-driven soundtrack to his life. ATOKEN Smooth R&B artist. RICKY B.E. Hip-hop artist focused on lyricism and storytelling. PARON JAMAAL Philadelphia-raised rapper with a classic hip-hop sound.
8 p.m. www.hendershotsathens.com THE HOWDIES Local outlaw country outfit fronted by Austin Darnell. THE GRANFALLOONS Local Americana band crafting songs both humorous and sentimental.
Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net ACCORDIANNA No info available. But we bet it has accordion. (8 a.m.) THE LONESOME DAWN New local group fronted by Sarah Lawing and Brian Smith whose music is featured on GPB's series on Georgia landscapes, "View Finders." (10 a.m.)
Markets offer locally grown groceries and handmade goods. Attendees can enjoy free live music and children's activities. AFM doubles SNAP dollars spent at the market. Every Saturday, 8 a.m.–12 p.m. www.athensfarmersmarket.net
Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m.—12 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net ACCORDIANNA No info available. (8 a.m.) THE LONWSOME DAWN Formidable folk-rock duo composed of Sarah Lawing and Brian Smith. (10 a.m.)
Highlighting the current exhibition “Rhythm and Movement: The Art of Music,” OCAF hosts a series of plein air painting/drawing workshops taught by Jack Burk. Participants will listen to music as they paint. This workshop features musician Susan Staley. 9–11 a.m. $20–25/workshop. www.ocaf.com
Over 20 vendors offer a variety of fresh produce, local honey, fresh-cut flowers, unique crafts, dog treats, fresh gelato, homemade pasta, locally sourced meats and eggs, plants and more. Many vendors offer pre-ordering options and curbside pickup. Saturdays, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. www.oconeefarmersmarket.net
Join the Broad River Watershed Association for this annual spring event. Attendees will meet at the Broad River campground (on Hwy. 79 in Tignall) at 9 a.m. followed by a self-shuttle to the put-in location on Hwy. 17 (between Washington and Elberton). The float will run from around 10 a.m.–3 p.m. at Anthony Shoals with a lunch break and shoal lily viewing. Boats and equipment will not be provided. Max 25 participants. Register via email to attend. May 21, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. $25 (suggested donation). firstname.lastname@example.org
Southern Star Studio is a collective ceramics studio, established by Maria Dondero in 2016. The gallery contains members’ work, primarily pottery. See new works by resident artists every Saturday. 10 a.m.–4 p.m. www.southernstarstudioathens.com
The West Broad Farmers Market offers fresh produce, locally raised meat and eggs, baked goods, flowers, artisan goods and more. Order online or by phone Sundays–Thursdays, then pick up on Saturdays between 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. www.wbfm.locallygrown.net
Stop by ACC Animal Services this drop-in adoption event. Volunteer adoption counselors will be available to help match attendees with the perfect furry friend for them. $25 adoption fees, All adoptions include spay/neuter, basic vaccinations, heartworm testing and treatment, microchipping and basic deworming. Discounted adoption fee applies to all dogs 25 lbs. or greater and 6 months or older, and all cats and kittens. Small dogs and puppies are $150. May 21, 12–3 p.m. www.accgov.com/animalservices
Join a team and compete. Proceeds support College Factory’s mission of helping first-generation and underserved students achieve their post-secondary education goals. May 21, 1 p.m. email@example.com, www.collegefactory.org
1 p.m. (doors), 2 p.m. (show). $10. www.40watt.com LIKE TOTALLY! Local "kindie rock" band plays family-friendly songs featuring costumed characters and interactive skits. REBECCA SUNSHINE BAND Kid-friendly music by Rebecca and her friends.
History of Slavery at UGA presents a program that includes archival readings and vignettes, performances by Linqua Franqa, Palms of Fire Drum Circle, UGA jazz musicians Dr. Greg Satterthwaite & Xavier O’Connor and many more. Below Baldwin will be screened at 7 p.m. May 21, 1–9:30 p.m. FREE! (with ticket) www.slaveryatuga.org
2 p.m. $25–65. www.classiccenter.com BLIPPI THE MUSICAL Live version of the educational and high-energy children's YouTube character Blippi accompanied by music.
Ukraine Benefit Concert & Art Sale. 3–8 p.m. Donations encouraged. www.facebook.com/buvezathens ELIJAH JOHNSTON Athens-based emo singer-songwriter. CANARY AFFAIR Local groove pop. TURTLE GRENADE New-to-town indie "folk-ish" singer-songwriter for fans of Neutral Milk Hotel and Kimya Dawson. DISH Indie trio from Asheville. SWEET EARTH FLYING Textured ambient improvisation. LISA LOVE Young local singer. LIZ FARRELL Local vocalist and member of Common Currents. HAWK PROOF ROOSTER Local old-time string duo that sings and plays fiddle, banjo, ukulele, guitar and mandolin.
The Lyndon House Arts Center will host a closing reception for the 47th Juried Exhibition. May 21, 4–6 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/lyndonhousearts
6 p.m. (doors), 7 p.m. (show). $10 suggested donation. www.3railroad.org THE LUCKY JONES Old school rockin', rhythm and blues.
6 p.m. FREE! www.cityofwinterville.com/front-porch-bookstore THE ROADSIDE ATTRACTIONS Stop the car for some outdoor music.
Soul in the Sountrack Grown & Sexy Party. 6:30 p.m. (doors), 8:30 p.m. (show). $20 (adv.), $25–30. www.facebook.com/venomevents NELSON CURRY Aka Sugaa Shackman. HENNESSEY WILLIAMS The R&B prince. KAYLA THE LOVE NOTE No info available.
7 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/IGBAthensGA KARAOKE NIGHT Hosted by DJs Lynn and Barbie.
7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show). $20–25. www.facebook.com/AubreyEntertainmentAthensGA THE SWINGIN' MEDALLIONS Longtime masters of beach music known as the "party band of the South."
7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show). $10. wwwgeorgiatheatre.com ZAC CROOK Local singer-songwriter. REEVES Local indie pop artist. LIGHTHEARTED Local alternative band anchored by twin sisters Eliza and Gracie Huffman.
Ben Spraker's Birthday Bash! 8 p.m. (doors), 9 p.m. (show). $10. www.40watt.com THE SHUT-UPS This long-running, guitar-driven new wave band’s Kaufmanesque live presentation showcases the sharp-tongued lyrics of keyboardist/frontman Don Condescending, guitarists Ben Spraker and Jason NeSmith, bassist Thad Thompson and former Flagpole Music Editor Ballard Lesemann on drums. NORMALTOWN SOUND MACHINE Featuring members of Ceiling Fan, Salt Flats and Still, Small Voice & the Joyful Noise, NSM’s asymmetrical compositions are bracing yet melodic, drawing inspiration from LCD Soundsystem, Herbie Hancock, ESG, Cardigans and Stereolab. THE WYDELLES Frontman and songwriter Bo Bedingfield has been a tall and quiet fixture in the local music scene since the early 2000s. Joining Bo in the Wydelles are Brandon Reynolds on bass, John Neff […]
8 p.m. (doors). $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com RICHARD GUMBY Colorfully weird synth-driven dream pop. COURT PASSION Electronic hip hop artist with hyperpop leanings. JOHN KIRAN FERNANDES Local musician playing ambient looped clarinet inspired by birdsong and Brian Eno. MR.E Audiovisual project of Ethan T. LaPaquette. DJ CINNABERRY No info available.
8 p.m. www.hendershotsathens.com JONATHAN BYRD Quietly legendary songwriter from North Carolina creating hellraising sing-alongs and heart-wrenching ballads.
Pop Punk Party. 9 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/AubreyEntertainmentAthensGA THAT’S RAD! Playing the pop-punk hits you grew up on like Blink 182, Paramore, Green Day and Fall Out Boy. AT THE DRIVE THRU Atlanta band covering nostalgic pop-punk hits from the early 2000s.
9 p.m. (doors), 9:30 p.m. (show). FREE! www.facebook.com/AubreyentertainmentAthensGA THAT'S RAD! Pop-punk band covering pop-punk favorites. AT THE DRIVE THRU Atlanta pop-punk cover band.
Bring things that are broken and get help with repairs. May 22, 2–5 p.m. FREE! firstname.lastname@example.org
Chamber Music Athens. 3 p.m. $25 (adult), $5 (student). www.pac.uga.edu RADIANT MOZART An afternoon of Mozart featuring The Parker String Quartet, pianist Orli Shaham and double-bassist Luca Lombardi.
3–5 p.m. www.creaturecomfortsbeer.com LIVE JAZZ Every Sunday afternoon.
6 p.m. FREE! www.ostimon.com THE GOODMAN TAXI BAND Osti Goodman, Larry Acquaviva and Thomas “Dr. T” Terrell perform original rock and blues on acoustic guitar and drums on the outdoor courtyard stage.
Top three teams win prizes with free beer pitchers to winning teams between rounds. Hosted by John Bellerjeau. Every Sunday, 6 p.m. www.facebook.com/baddogathens
Top three teams win prizes with free beer pitchers to winning teams between rounds. Hosted by TJ Wayt. Every Tuesday, 7 p.m. www.facebook.com/baddogathens
7 p.m. www.sobrewco.com FUNKY BLUESTER Blues outfit inspired by traditional Chicago and Texas styles.
Top three teams win prizes with free beer pitchers to winning teams between rounds. Every Tuesday, 7 p.m. www.amici-cafe.com/athens/