COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Wednesday, October 1

38 events

Games

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    9:30 p.m. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    Movie Trivia

    Hosted by Jeremy Dyson.

  • Copper Creek Brewing Company

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

    Trivia

    Test your trivia chops for prizes! Every Wednesday.

  • Beef 'O' Brady's

    8:30 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1916

    Sports Trivia

    Test your sports knowledge every Wednesday night.

  • Mellow Mushroom

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

    Entertainment Trivia

    Dirty South Trivia offers house cash prizes. Every Wednesday.

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. Contact louisphillippelot@yahoo.com for booking.

  • The Office Lounge

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

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!

  • The Office Lounge

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

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!

  • 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

    8 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.

  • New Earth Athens

    7 p.m. $2 (performers), $1 (audience). www.newearthmusichall.com

    Open Mic

    OPEN MIC Caroline Aiken hosts this open mic. Each week there is a drawing for a cut of the door money. Contact carolineaiken@gmail.com to sign up.

Live Music

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $5 (21+), $7 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    VINCENT THE DOG Local blues-rock trio.

    WET GARDEN Synthesizer explorations with erotic incantations.

    DENDERA BLOODBATH Experimental darkwave band from Atlanta.

    THE STEAK PLACE New solo experimental hip hop/noise project from musician Timothy Vance.

  • Creature Comforts Brewery

    Athens Farmers Market. 5 p.m. FREE! www.athensfarmersmarket.net

    LEE ANN PEPPERS Local singer-songwriter playing an acoustic set with a mix of covers and originals.

    CORTEZ GARZA Local singer-songwriter pushes the envelope with his unique blend of indie/Americana.

  • Georgia Theatre

    On the Rooftop. 11 p.m. FREE! www.georgiatheatre.com

    VELVETEEN PINK This quartet of funksters (including DJ Alfredo of Immuzikation) plays electro-based, groove-laden, upbeat stuff in the Prince, Stevie Wonder and Jamiroquai style.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $31. www.georgiatheatre.com

    BROKEN BELLS Indie rock supergroup consisting of The Shins' James Mercer and former Athenian Brian Burton, aka Danger Mouse. See Calendar Pick on p. 20.

    HAMILTON LEITHAUSER The former Walkmen frontman performs a solo set.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    RICKY DIGITS Local MC who cites MF Doom, cLOUDDEAD, Wu Tang Clan, and Eminem as influences.

    TYLER JONES New local MC.

    CELINE NEON New electro-pop artist.

    DJ TAINT Xander Witt (Muuy Biien) spins new wave, goth and post-punk.

  • Green Room

    9 p.m. www.greenroomathens.com

    SHE KEEPS BEES Bluesy, soulful rock duo from Brooklyn, NY.

    PADRE Local indie band featuring members of Dana Swimmer and Mothers.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    5:30 p.m. FREE! www.hendershotscoffee.com

    FABULOUS BIRD Singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Peter Alvanos (Elf Power) soars with his '60s British, folk and psych-pop influenced sound. Every Wednesday in October!

  • The Melting Point

    8 p.m. $10 (adv.), $12 (door). www.meltingpointathens.com

    MEIKO California-based pop singer-songwriter.

    BUDDY Los Angeles-based indie-pop group.

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. FREE! 706-546-4742

    LITTLE RAINE BAND Rock/Americana band from Birmingham, AL.

  • 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.

  • The Volstead

    6 p.m. FREE! 706-354-5300

    TRE POWELL Bluesy acoustic tunes with soulful vocals.

Classes

  • 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.

  • Revival Yarns

    3 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Crochet 1 Class

    Get acquainted with the tools and craft of crochet. The class is free with the purchase of materials. RSVP.

  • Revival Yarns

    6 p.m. $15. www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    Cables Class

    Learn how to create cables. RSVP.

Kidstuff

Lectures & Lit

Events

DJs

  • Blue Sky

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

    Blue Sky Vinyl

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

Art

Outdoors

  • Sandy Creek Nature Center

    9-10:30 a.m. FREE! 706-613-3615

    Trail Walk

    Take a trail walk. Coffee and goodies afterwards.

Theatre

  • UGA Fine Arts Building

    Sept. 30 & Oct. 1–3, 8 p.m. Oct. 5, 2:30 p.m. $12 (w/ UGA ID), $16. www.drama.uga.edu

    Clybourne Park

    (Cellar Theatre) Written by Bruce Norris and directed by Paul Pierce, this satiric comedy about race and real estate spins off of Lorraine Hansberry's Raisin in the Sun to follow one house over 50 years, from the era of segregation to gentrification.

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. FREE! www.music.uga.edu

    UGA Wind Symphony

     

    Dr. Jaclyn Hartenberger leads one of the top bands at the Hugh Hodgson School of Music.

     

  • 5 p.m. FREE! www.pac.uga.edu

    Composition Department Recital

    (Dancz Center for New Music) UGA composition students will showcase their newest works, centered around the subject of animals. 

Comedy

  • The World Famous

    Time TBA. 706-543-4002, www.facebook.com/theworldfamousathens

    Comedy Night

    Jake Brannon and Shannak Godkhindi perform.

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    8 p.m. $5–10 (adv.), $10–20. www.union.uga.edu

    The Girl Code + Guy Code Comedy Tour

    (Grand Hall) With comedians Andrew Schulz and Carly Aquilino. The tour is based on two MTV series that feature comedic jabs at relationships, friendships and rivalries between and among men and women.