COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Saturday, August 30

32 events

Games

  • Tyche's Games

    12 p.m. $1. www.tychesgames.com

    Shadowfist Tournament

    Multiplayer format. Promotional cards will be given to all players. A workshop on how to play the Shadowfist Dynamic Card Game will be held at 4 p.m.

Live Music

  • Big Dog's on the River

    11 a.m. www.bigdogsontheriver.com

    AVERY DYLAN PROJECT Southern rock and Texas blues, originals and covers.

  • Bishop Park

    Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    SUZYQ No info available. (8 a.m.)

    HOG-EYED MAN Local instrumental duo that plays traditional Appalachian music. (10 a.m.)

  • Bootleggers Country & Western Bar

    9 p.m. www.bootleggersathens.com

    STEVE BRYSON Talented folk-country artist from Clarkesville, GA.

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    THE ORANGE CONSTANT Fusion-oriented jam-rock band from Statesboro, GA.

    SATSUMA Local band formerly known as The Touchy Subjects.

    TOUCHY TOUCHY Groove-forward band from Augusta, GA.

  • Dirty Birds

    9 p.m. www.dirtybirdsathens.com

    JOE OLDS BAND Country band from Winder, GA influenced by George Strait, George Jones, and others.

  • Dirty Birds

    2 p.m. www.dirtybirdsathens.com

    JOSHUA HILLEY No info available.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    OPEN MIKE EAGLE Los Angeles-based alternative rapper.

    INFINITY POOLS No info available.

    TOM VISIONS Post-mystical, electronic, psychedelic folk music from the artist formerly known as Tom(b) Television.

    BLACKNERDNINJA Eugene Willis delivers bookish, explosive rhymes over organic, high-energy beats.

  • The Flight Deck

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-613-1764

    AVERY DYLAN PROJECT Southern rock and Texas blues, originals and covers.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $10. www.40watt.com

    OUTSHYNE Rising five piece country-rock band out of South Carolina.

    JON LANGSTON Georgia-based country songwriter influenced by Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson Tim Mcgraw, Guns N' Roses, Staind and Lynyrd Skynyrd.

    PATRICK BRITT Local singer-songwriter/country artist. 

  • Front Porch Book Store

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-372-1236

    KATE MORRISSEY Best known for her dark velvet voice, Morrissey's songwriting is literate and sincere, and her conversational live shows come punctuated with an offbeat sense of humor.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $12. www.georgiatheatre.com

    YACHT ROCK REVUE Georgia's favorite '70s light-rock tribute band returns to town to perform a high-octane set of cover songs.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    BLACK PARADISE Eclectic local lo-fi pop group.

    K. JARED COLLINS The k i d s mastermind performs a set of solo music.

    KEATON WHEELER No info available.

    SEBASTIAN MARQUEZ No info available.

    JESSE KENNEDY Experimental singer-songwriter from Alaska.

    HENRY BARBE Hernies frontman performs a solo set.

    TREY ROSENKAMPFF No info available.

    DJ HOT WAX Max Wang (The Rodney Kings) spins '60s pop/soul and punk rock.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    KOTA MUNDI Four-piece reggae group from Savannah, GA. 

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    THE 8-TRACK GORILLA The mysterious costumed local performer returns after a lengthy hiatus.

    JAY GONZALEZ Solo smooth-pop jams from Drive-By Truckers' keyboardist.

    MOTHS Jacob Morris and his all-star backing band play an acoustic sort of '70s folk-rock with a pop sensibility and an inevitable psychedelic tinge. 

  • Highwire Lounge

    8 p.m. FREE! www.highwirelounge.com

    LIVE JAZZ Jeremy Raj is bringing together the best that Athens jazz has to offer. A trio of incredibly talented musicians play to a great crowd every weekend.

  • The Melting Point

    9 p.m. $5 (adv.), $7 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    GRASSLAND STRING BAND New local traditional and progressive bluegrass group.

    HUMMING HOUSE Band that pulls from diverse backgrounds like Americana, classical composition, bluegrass, soul and traditional Irish music.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    CBDB Alabama-based "joyfunk" band playing a mix of funk, progressive rock and jam fusion.

  • The Office Lounge

    8:30 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REPENT AT LEISURE Fun-loving, rowdy, Irish pub band playing  traditional as well as modern Irish music.

Art

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    1–4 p.m. FREE! www.ocaf.com

    Pottery Demonstration

     Atlanta potter Rick Berman demonstrates wheel throwing techniques. Part of the 12th annual "Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational." See Art Notes on p. 16.

  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    Perspectives Pottery Show and Sale

    View one of the largest pottery shows in the region with over 5,000 pieces for sale. Special exhibits include "Participating Potters: 2014," Trifecta Clay Perfecta" and "Music of Clay." Aug. 29–Sept. 17, 10 a.m.-5p.m. FREE! www.OCAF.com

DJs

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. FREE! www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    DJ Reindeer Games

    DJ REINDEER GAMES Athens DJ mixes trap, hip hop, moombahton, '90s hits and indie dance tunes.

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! www.hiloathens.com

    DJ Nate from Wuxtry

    DJ NATE FROM WUXTRY Nate Mitchell spins an all-vinyl set of "mostly '50s/'60s soul/R&B/early funk, rockabilly, '60s garage and British Invasion-era bands for your dancing pleasure."

Kidstuff

Events

  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.org

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods and crafts. Live music by SuzyQ (8 a.m.) and Hog-eyed Man (10 a.m.). This Saturday includes a Seedling Club educational activity for children.

  • West Broad Market Garden

    10 a.m.–2 p.m. www.athenslandtrust.org

    West Broad Farmers Market

    Featuring fresh produce, honey, crafts, soaps, baked goods, cooking demos, children's activities, yoga (11 a.m.) live music and more.

  • Oconee County Courthouse

    8 a.m.–1 p.m. www.oconeefarmersmarket.org

    Oconee Farmers Market

    (Watkinsville) Locally grown produce, meats, grains, flowers, soaps, birdhouses, gourds and more.

  • Rashe's Cuisine

    11 a.m.–3 p.m. FREE! 706-850-4164

    The Wayne Hall Radio Show

    Featuring guest DJ Wayne Hall, live commercials, shout outs and more. The show will be streamed live on reggaevibesradio.com.

Sports

  • Dirty Birds

    2 p.m. 706-546-7050

    UGA vs. Clemson Tailgate Bash

    Watch the game at Dirty Birds. Pre-game performance by Joshua Hilley.

  • Sanford Stadium

    5:30 p.m. www.georgiadogs.com

    UGA vs. Clemson

    The UGA Bulldawgs take on the Clemson Tigers.