Saturday, August 30

32 events


  • Tyche's Games

    12 p.m. $1.

    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.

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

  • Bishop Park

    Athens Farmers Market. 8 a.m. FREE!

    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.

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

  • Caledonia Lounge

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

    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.

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

  • Dirty Birds

    2 p.m.

    JOSHUA HILLEY No info available.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $5.

    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.

    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.

    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.

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

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m.

    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!

    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).

    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.


  • OCAF, Watkinsville

    1–4 p.m. FREE!

    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!


  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10 p.m. FREE!

    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!

    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."



  • Bishop Park

    8 a.m.–12 p.m. FREE!

    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.

    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.

    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


  • 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.

    UGA vs. Clemson

    The UGA Bulldawgs take on the Clemson Tigers.