Wednesday, July 23

29 events


  • Copper Creek Brewing Company

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-546-1102


    Test your trivia chops for prizes! Every Wednesday.

  • Mellow Mushroom

    8 p.m. FREE! 706-613-0892

    Entertainment Trivia

    Dirty South Trivia offers house cash prizes. Every Wednesday.

  • Your Pie

    7 p.m. FREE!

    Trivia with a DJ

    (Eastside location) Open your pie hole for a chance to win cash prizes.

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-369-3040

    Open Mic Night

    LEAVING COUNTRIES SINGER-SONGWRITER SHOWCASE Rock out every Wednesday at this open mic. Contact for booking.

  • The Office Lounge

    9 p.m. FREE! 706-549-0840


    KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke! This week's edition is a karaoke contest, so bring your A-game!

  • Hi-Lo Lounge

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-850-8561

    Karaoke with the King

    KARAOKE WITH THE KING Sing your guts out every Wednesday!

  • Max

    7 p.m. $5. 706-254-3392

    Hip Hop Open Mic

    HIP HOP OPEN MIC Show off your skills and network with others in the industry.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m.

    A SUNNY DAY IN GLASGOW Influential, Philadelphia-based shoegaze band returns with a new album and tour after a four-year hiatus. See story on p. 11.

    HAINTS New indie-pop project from Kris Barratt (Spring Tigers).

    SCOOTERBABE Local noise-pop group.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. $3.

    DEEP STATE Members of Little Gold and Brothers play driving, melodic guitar-rock.

    MOUSER Exuberant garage-pop that experiments with noise jams.

    MILEZO Fuzzy, psychedelic pop group from Austin, TX. See Calendar Pick on p. 13.

    MARMALAKES Texas-based folk-pop band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 9 p.m. FREE!

    HORSE THIEF Oklahoma City-based band with a panoramic yet nuanced sound that flows from intimate to anthemic.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    SARAH ALEXANDRIA SMITH Atlanta-based avant-garde artist.

    MANNY AND THE DEEPTHROATS Local experimental sound/video artist Manny Lage explores concepts in performative culture.

    JO RB JONES Local experimental acoustic pop songwriter performs with her new live band.

    SAD DADS This sort-of supergroup of unaccomplished townies shares sad and goofy DIY songs influenced by Pavement, Captain Beefheart and more.

    SHADES MARTEL This local writer, former spy and Mercution revolutionary blasts guitar-distorted keyboard sonatas in an attempt at transcending musicianship and traditional songwriting.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $7 (single), $10 (couple).

    CAROLINE AIKEN AND CATCH A C.A.B. One of Athens' most talented and respected performing songwriters. Her bluesy voice and masterful technique guarantee a hypnotic performance.

  • Porterhouse Grill

    7 p.m. FREE! 706-369-0990

    JAZZ NIGHT The longest standing weekly music gig in Athens! Join drummer Nicholas Wiles with bassist Drew Hart and pianist Steve Key for an evening of original music, improv and standards.


  • Body, Mind & Spirit

    6 p.m. $5 suggested donation. 706-351-6024

    Buddhist Teachings

    Learn how to apply the teaching of Buddha to end suffering and bring peace to your life. Every Wednesday.

  • UGA Small Business Development Center

    9 a.m.–12 p.m. $49. 706-542-6791,

    QuickBooks Step-by-Step

    This course is designed to give small business owners an overview of using QuickBooks for their business needs.


  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    4–7 p.m. FREE!

    Athens Farmers Market

    Local and sustainable produce, meats, eggs, dairy, baked goods, prepared foods, crafts and live music.


  • Blue Sky

    5 p.m. FREE! 706-850-3153

    Blue Sky Vinyl

    VINYL WEDNESDAYS Bring your own records and spin them at the bar!


  • Ciné Barcafé



    Ciné presents a new series of afternoon shows for moms, dads and their babies. With soft lighting, lowered sound, stroller parking and a changing table in the screening room, parents and caregivers can watch an adult movie without having to find a babysitter. This week's films include Finding Vivian Maier (3 p.m.) and Begin Again (3:15 p.m.).

  • Ciné Barcafé

    7 p.m. FREE!,

    The Story of OCAF: 1994–2014

    This film tells the story of how volunteers created and continue to sustain an outstanding art center. Refreshments will be served.

  • Ciné Barcafé

    5:30 p.m. & 8 p.m. $7.50–9.75.

    Finding Vivian Maier

    This documentary explores the life of a mysterious nanny who secretly took over 100,000 photographs that were not discovered until decades later. With an introduction by Dr. Janice Simon of the Lamar Dodd School of Art. See Calendar Pick on p. 13.


  • Georgia Museum of Art

    2 p.m. FREE!

    Artful Conversation

    Carissa DiCindio, curator of education, leads an in-depth discussion of F. Luis Mora's painting "Tale of Cinderella."



  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    July 23–25, 8 p.m. $10.

    Mafia on Prozac

    UGA's department of theatre and film studies presents The Classic City Stage Company's production of the off-Broadway comedy by Edward Allan Baker. Two aging Mafia members discuss life and death as they determine the fate of a man they've been ordered to kill. See Calendar Pick on p. 13.