Week of Events
Join Ms. Donna for stories, songs, fingerplays and artistic fun about arctic animals. Join Ms. Donna for stories, songs, fingerplays and artistic fun about animals that hibernate. Registration required. Register in person or by phone. 10 a.m. FREE! 706-310-3515, www.athenslibrary.org/bogart
A five-week, in-person resource-building psychotherapy group for trauma survivors. RSVP by Jan. 4. Tuesday, Jan. 11, 18, 25; Feb. 1 & 8; 10–10:50 a.m. $35/group session. email@example.com
Adults ages 18 and up are invited to come paint along to a wintry Bob Ross tutorial. All supplies will be provided. Registration required. Register in person or by phone. FREE! 706-310-3515, www.athenslibrary.org/bogart
Come fight monsters, solve puzzles and debate with dragons in the fantasy role-playing game. Teens in grades 6–12 only. All skill levels welcome. 6 p.m. FREE! 706-310-3515, www.athenslibrary.org/bogart
20th Annual Madison Chamber Music Festival. 6 p.m. $50. www.mmcc-arts.org CHRISTOPHER REX AND FRIENDS Kick off the annual Madison Chamber Music Festival with an evening of classical music at a private residence. Drinks and hor d'oeuvres included.
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/
7:30 p.m. $30–50. pac.uga.edu NOBUNTU Dynamic a cappella quintet of women from Bulawayo, Zimbabwe who specialize in traditional Zimbabwean songs, gospel, Afro-jazz and crossover music. A free workshop (12:30 p.m.) and pre-performance talk (6:45 p.m.) will be held at Ramsey Concert Hall.
Little ones can enjoy a highly interactive story time including rhymes, songs and puppets. Ages 12–36 months. Registration required. Register in person or by phone. 10 a.m. FREE! 706-310-3515, www.athenslibrary.org/bogart
6–9 p.m. www.porterhouseathens.com/jazz JAZZ NIGHT Enjoy standards, improv and originals by a live jazz trio every Wednesday night over dinner.
7 p.m. (doors), 8 p.m. (show). $30–35. www.georgiatheatre.com YUNGBLUD Rising English musician influenced by pop, hip hop and rock. PALAYE ROYALE Glammy self-described "fashion-art rock band" from Las Vegas. CHARLOTTE SANDS Nashville pop artist who first garnered attention through TikTok.
Outdoors. 7 p.m. www.sobrewco.com JIM COOK Local solo performer playing acoustic blues, classic rock and Americana.
8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com NEW FACES NIGHT Discover new Athens musical talent hosted by Lizzy Farrell.
9 p.m. FREE! www.flickertheatreandbar.com DR. FRED'S KARAOKE Featuring a large assortment of pop, rock, indie and more.
A five-week, in-person psychotherapy group to build self-care and mindfulness practices. RSVP by Jan. 6. Thursday, Jan. 13, 20, 27; Feb. 3 & 10, 10:30–11:30 a.m. $35/session. firstname.lastname@example.org
Knitters of all levels are invited to have fun, share craft ideas, and knit to their hearts' content. Ages 16 & up. Thursdays, 6 p.m. email@example.com
8 p.m. $15 (adv.), $20. www.hendershotsathens.com JD SIMO Nashville-based singer-songwriter, guitarist and producer delivering powerful blues rock with a psychedelic sheen. GA-20 Trio from Boston with a modern take on traditional blues, R&B and rock and roll.
A schlubby detective has to lay off the lasagna long enough to track down the leader of a ninja crime cult in the deeply inept vanity project Shadow of the Dragon. 8 p.m. FREE! www.instagram.com/badmovienight
8 p.m. (doors), 9 p.m. (show). $7. www.40watt.com THE GRAWKS Local garage punk band. Album release show! FISHBUG Local punk rock band. PALACE DOCTOR Dynamic local garage-pop trio fronted by guitarist and songwriter Phillip Brantley.
10 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens THAT’S RAD! Covering hits by Blink-182, New Found Glory, Green Day, Fall Out Boy, The Killers and more.
7 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/IGBAthensGA ASHLEY TATARSKY AND GARY STONE Acoustic singer-songwriters.
8 p.m. (doors), 9 p.m. (show). $7 (adv.), $10. www.sobrewco.com JAMESON TANK High-energy rock group led by Jameson Tankersley. SEVEN YEAR WITCH South Carolina-based rock band playing a hybrid of hard rock, blues-punk and 70s garage rock. EVERYDAY DOGS Local underground rock band known for their crazy stage antics.
8 p.m. www.hendershotsathens.com GMEA JAZZ JAM The Georgia Music Educators Association hosts an open jazz jam.
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
7 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/IGBAthensGA ROGER TERREL Songwriter bringing back 50s-80s nostalgia through rock and blues.
8 p.m. www.hendershotsathens.com CALVERTFOUNTAIN Leah Calvert, Neal Fountain and friends weave together influences of jazz, traditional Appalachian, Americana and rock.