LEAVING COUNTRIES RHYTHM COMPANY High-energy rock and roll originals and covers featuring a heavy rhythm section, harmonica and keys.
ABBEY ROAD LIVE! Beloved local Beatles tribute band known for its attention to detail and musical proficiency.
THE EVERYWHEN Local rock quartet blending classic pop melodicism, edgy rock, dance music and experimentation.
REVEREND TRIBBLE AND THE DEACONS Good old-fashioned rock and roll with a sprinkle of good-humored irreverance.
QUIET COYOTE Athens-based rock four-piece.
JET PHASE Local grunge- and indie-influenced band.
THE CANVAS PEOPLE Indie rock group out of Austin, TX.
NIHILIST CHEERLEADER Local up-and-comers play energetic, fun, lo-fi punk rock. Album release show! See story on p. 14.
THE HERNIES Local riff-heavy rock band displaying influences from classic to indie rock. Album release show!
CRUNCHY Athens-based "doom-dance" duo featuring Phelan LaVelle and Kathleen Duffield.
NATE & THE NIGHTMARES Garage-rock act fronted by Cars Can Be Blue's Nate Mitchell and featuring members of Free Associates and Mother the Car.
FART JAR Local musician and performance artist.
TRIBUTE Allman Brothers tribute act.
SISTER HAZEL Florida-based melodic alt-rock band known for the '90s radio staple "All For You."
ERIC DODD Local country and Southern rock singer-songwriter.
THE NORM Local group that combines funk, reggae, pop, rock and hip hop.
HANK VEGAS Singer-songwriter with alt-country vibes.
DREAM CULTURE Jammy local psychedelic rock group.
WHITE RABBIT COLLECTIVE New open ensemble featuring local musicians and artists, curated by Nick Bradfield.
LUCKY KITTY New local dream-pop band.
LIVE MUSIC Rotating local jazz and bluegrass bands play every Friday and Saturday night.
BLUE BODIES New local punk band.
SATHIEL SALADANA Playing psychedelic blues with echoing effects.
THE FIGGS Enduring band from New York state with power-pop and classic rock influences.
TRYCOH New local band featuring Frank Mcdonald, Matt Nelson and Aaron Simms.
CBDB Alabama-based "joyfunk" band playing a mix of funk, progressive rock and jam fusion.
THE ORANGE CONSTANT Athens-based jam band with prog, pop and funk influences.
THE HEAP Funky indie-soul band based here in Athens with a killer horn section and fronted by Bryan Howard's low, bass growl.
BIG DON BAND Southern-fried local rock group.
STEVE SHIVER Local singer-songwriter drawing from jazz, rock and pop.
REV. CONNER MACK TRIBBLE Tribble is a Georgia rock and roll fixture. Every Friday!
This year's theme is "A Romantic Evening in Vienna" featuring Dance FX.
Dancefx presents its annual end of year concert with the Concert Dance, Apprentice and Training Companies, CONTACT Dance Company, Sweet Dreams, The Modern Pin-ups, the Tap Company and the Dancefx Adult Studio Program.
The program includes music, visual arts, spoken word poetry and dance from a variety of cultures. A discussion on diversity will follow.
The Athens Twilight Criterium is a professional cycling event and festival. Visit the expo and sports zone, and watch live music by Abbey Road Live and other bands (Clayton St. & College Ave., 7–11 p.m.). See story on p. 12.
Join instructor Jerry Gale for a meditation session in the galleries. Meet in the lobby.
Watch season nine with the Athens Showgirl Cabaret.
(230 N. Georgia Ave. Winterville)Take an educational walking tour in honor of Arbor Day. Experts from New Urban Forestry, Georgia Forestry, UGA and more will discuss tree care and forest benefits.
(Prince Ave.) Celebrate the release of the fifth Mermin graphic novel, Making Waves, with local author Joey Weiser.
Lanier Burdon presents a session on life insurance and long-term planning options.
The series concludes with "May Flowers," giving participants a closer look at flowers with crafts and songs. Ages 2–4.
Create a moodboard, learn basic sewing, reconstruct an item of clothing, sew from scratch and model your finished pieces. Ages 13–18. June 12–16, 9 a.m.–12 p.m. $158. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.shopcommunityathens.com
Athens Creative Theatre goes back in time with programs such as the "LUX Radio Hour," "The CBS Mystery Hour," "Ozzie and Harriet" and more.
Rose of Athens presents a new series called Petal Projects. The inaugural production offers a new twist on the classic Greek myth.
The Upper School Drama Department presents the classic story of summer loving.
See paintings by Leslie Moody at her studio.
Jerry Gale of the UGA College of Family and Consumer Sciences leads a conference on art and mindfulness. Breakout sessions focus on yoga, tai chi, walking meditation, nonviolent communication, singing and the museum's Artful Conversation program.
KELLY ROMO With her DJing, Romo "keeps the crowd moving with those bass heavy lows and grimy sounds that make you question your existence."
"Beginning Sewing Class" is a four-week introductory course. Begins May 2, 6–8:30 p.m. $100. "Sewing with Knits" is a five-week course covering how to sew knit fabrics using a sewing machine. Complete a T-shirt, tunic or dress. Sewing machine with zig-zag capability, pins and shears required. Begins May 3, 6–8:30 p.m. $137. www.shopcommunityathens.com
(410 McKinley Dr.) Athens Tutorial Program is seeking volunteer tutors for grades K–8. Sessions are scheduled Monday–Thursday, 3–6 p.m. 706-354-1653, email@example.com