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Friday, September 4

27 events

Karaoke & Open Mic

  • The Office Lounge

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

    Karaoke

    KARAOKE With your host Lynn, the Queen of Karaoke!

Kidstuff

  • ACC Library

    4 p.m. FREE! 706-613-3650

    Anime Club

    Join other 6–12 graders to watch your favorite anime series, draw, and experiment with origami designs.

  • 6–9 p.m. $50/kid, $80/family. instructor@akfathens.com

    Magic Show

    (AKF Athens Martial Arts, 175 A Old Epps Bridge Rd.) AKF Athens Martial Arts hosts this magic show for kids featuring Keith Karnok.

Events

  • Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries

    3:30 p.m. FREE! www.libs.uga.edu/sci

    Friday Football Tours

    UGA football memorabilia from the UGA Athletic Association Archives will be on display through the fall, with guided tours offered each Friday before home games. Meet in the rotunda on the second floor.

  • 8 p.m. $15 (registration), $5 (parking). alexa@pineapple-pr.com

    Labor Day Twilight Paddle

    (Fort Yargo State Park, Winder) Take a relaxing paddle around Lake Marbury and hear about the history of the old fort. Register in advance.

DJs

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

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

    DJ The King, MC Cord

    DJ THE KING/MC CORD Two of Little Kings' beloved staffers spinning smooth slow jams from the boat dock.

  • Live Wire

    Friday Afternoon Beer Club. 5 p.m. FREE! www.livewireathens.com

    Friday Afternoon Beer Club

    DJ OSMOSE International touring DJ and Athens resident lays down an all-vinyl set of funk, soul and reggae.

  • Go Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-5609

    DJ Mahogany, DJ White Satin

    DJ MAHOGANY Popular local DJ spins freaky funk, sultry soul, righteous R&B and a whole lotta unexpected faves.

    DJ WHITE SATIN Local DJ spinning pop, disco, house and hip hop.

Classes

  • Oconee County Library

    2–4 p.m. FREE! 706-769-3950

    Intro to Excel

    Learn the basics of using Excel, the parts of an Excel window, creating a spreadsheet, using basic formulas and more.

Art

  • Revival Yarns

    10 a.m.–12 p.m. or 5–7 p.m. FREE! 706-850-1354, www.revivalyarnsathens.com

    First Friday Open Knit/Crochet

    These meetings are meant to build a community among local knitters and crocheters. Bring your current project, get comfy and mingle with fiber friends old and new.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

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

    Opening Reception

    "Three" features a collection of new digital works by Matt Blanks. Live music by Crunchy and Saline. See Calendar Pick on p. 24.

Live Music

  • Boar's Head Lounge

    10 p.m. 706-369-3040

    JULIE HOLMES Local singer-songwriter/multi-instrumentalist who specializes in acoustic jams. 

  • Caledonia Lounge

    9:30 p.m. $6 (21+), $8 (18-20). www.caledonialounge.com

    COLOSSUS "Adventure-metal" band from Raleigh, NC. 

    BURNS LIKE FIRE Stewed, screwed and tattooed punk rock band from Athens.

    SUNSHINE STATE Florida-based punk group.

    MIRACLES Punky synth-pop band from Raleigh, NC.

  • Flicker Theatre & Bar

    9 p.m. www.flickertheatreandbar.com

    SALINE Local four-piece "shoegrease" band.

    CRUNCHY New local "doom-dance" duo featuring Phelan LaVelle and Kathleen Duffield.

  • 40 Watt Club

    9 p.m. $5. www.40watt.com

    WIEUCA Local band playing cheeky, guitar-driven indie rock.

    BIG MORGAN Local band consisting of former members of Atlanta band Lotus Slide.

    FAKE FLOWERS Athens- and Atlanta-based shoegaze-inspired pop band. 

    THE HERNIES Local indie rock band led by songwriter Henry Barbe.

  • The Foundry

    9 p.m. $8 (adv.), $10 (door). www.thefoundryathens.com

    THE LAST WALTZ ENSEMBLE Tribute band performing the music of Bob Dylan and The Band.

  • Georgia Theatre

    8 p.m. $25. www.georgiatheatre.com

    JJ GREY & MOFRO Acclaimed blues/Southern rock act from Jacksonville, FL.

    PIANO Statesboro-based rock and roll trio with an energetic live presence.

  • Hedges on Broad

    9 p.m. www.hedgesonbroad.com

    JARED ASHLEY Georgia-raised, Nashville-based country singer-songwriter.

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    8 p.m. $5. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    THE HOBOHEMIANS This six-piece, acoustic band utilizes banjo, ukulele, flute, accordion, saxophone, piano, various percussion, drums and bass to perform popular American and European roots music of the 1910s, '20s and '30s.

  • Iron Factory

    10 p.m. 706-395-6877

    PARTIAL CINEMA This local group takes influences from funk, indie, dance and classical music to inspire fits of dancing, vibing and grooving. 

  • Live Wire

    9 p.m. www.livewireathens.com

    STRUNG LIKE A HORSE "Gypsy-punk-garage-grass" group from Chattanooga.

    GRASSLAND STRING BAND Local traditional and progressive bluegrass group.

    ALE RAISERS FIDDLE BAND Local old-time fiddle and banjo group.

  • Lumpkin Street Station

    10 p.m. www.facebook.com/LumpkinStreetStation

    SUMILAN Technically proficient musicians playing progressive jam rock. 

  • Nowhere Bar

    10 p.m. 706-546-4742

    BIG C & THE MOONSHYNES Local blues ensemble led by songwriter Clarence Sun.

  • The Office Lounge

    6 p.m. 706-546-0840

    REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Relocated back to his old stomping grounds of Athens, Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture.

  • VFW

    7 p.m. www.vfwathens.com

    WILD CARD Local country/Southern rock trio.

Lectures & Lit

Film

  • UGA Tate Student Center

    Sept. 4 & 6, 6 p.m. & 9 p.m. FREE! (w/ UGA ID), $3. www.union.uga.edu

    Mad Max: Fury Road

    (Theater) Tom Hardy and Charlize Theron gear up for post-apocalyptic action in the fourth installment of the Mad Max series.

Ending Friday, September 4

 

Kidstuff

  • Bishop Park

    Baton

    The Classic City Majorettes offer instruction in dance-twirling, strutting, marching technique and more. For ages 5 & up. Tuesdays, Sept. 8–Nov. 10, 5:45–7:45 p.m. $65–80. 706-613-3589, www.athensclarkecounty.com/leisure