COLORBEARER OF ATHENS, GEORGIA LOCALLY OWNED SINCE 1987

Tuesday, September 23

1 event

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

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

    Dedication Recital

     

    The UGA piano faculty presents a special dedication recital for the Hugh Hodgson School of Music's new Steinway grand piano. The event will be held in memory of Richard G. Neal.

     

Thursday, September 25

2 events

Performance

  • Little Kings Shuffle Club

    10:30 p.m. $5. www.facebook.com/lkshuffleclub

    Athens Showgirl Cabaret

    A unique drag show featuring performances by local drag artists.

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

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

    Georgia Woodwind Quintet

    The Georgia Woodwind Quintet is comprised of Hugh Hodgson School of Music faculty members Angela Jones-Raus on flute, D. Ray McClellan on clarinet, Amy Pollard on bassoon, Reid Messich on oboe and Jean Martin-Williams on horn.

Saturday, September 27

1 event

Performance

  • Hendershot's Coffee Bar

    7 p.m. $5–7. www.hendershotscoffee.com

    Salsa, Swing and Tango Dance

    Members of SALSAthens, Spicy Salsa, Athens Swing Night, Dancefx Athens and Athens' Tangueros will perform dances in the style of salsa, swing and tango. Followed by live music by the Swing Street Dance Band and Athens Tango Project.

Wednesday, October 1

1 event

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.

     

Thursday, October 2

2 events

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $5-10. 706-542-4400, pac.uga.edu

    Tuba Recital

    Professor David Zerkel will present a varied recital of James Woodward's "Three Reflections," David Gillingham's "Jabberwocky," Michael Daugherty's "Reflections on the Mississippi," Anthony Plog's "Nocturne" and Halsey Stevens' "Sonatina."

  • The Classic Center

    7 p.m. FREE! freemans@uga.edu

    Grady College Centennial Launch: Freedom Sings Concert

    UGA's Grady College kicks off its centennial year celebration with a concert featuring Freedom Sings, a band that invites the audience to experience the First Amendment in a new way. The group performs songs that have been banned once before. Tickets required.

Sunday, October 5

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    3 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    The Attacca Quartet

    This quartet was founded by four students at Juilliard and has recently been named quartet-in-residence at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Monday, October 6

1 event

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

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

    Trombone Recital: Guest Artist

    Guest artist Jemmie Robertson, who teaches trombone at Eastern Illinois University, will be joined by Jamie Ryan on percussion.

Tuesday, October 7

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    Juilliard String Quartet

    Founded in 1946, the Juilliard String Quartet maintains the credo of its founders to "play new works as if they were established masterpieces and established masterpieces as if they were new."

Thursday, October 9

2 events

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $18, $5 (w/ student ID). www.music.uga.edu

    Second Thursday Concert: UGA Wind Ensemble

    The UGA Wind Ensemble and new Director of Bands Cynthia Johnston-Turner present John Adams' exciting "Short Ride in a Fast Machine," John Mackey's "Wine-Dark Sea" and selections from Leonard Bernstein's classic West Side Story.

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    7:30 p.m. $18, $5 (w/ student ID). www.music.uga.edu

    Second Thursday Concert: UGA Wind Ensemble

    The ensemble performs selections from Bernstein's West Side Story, John Adams' Short Ride in a Fast Machine, and the Georgia premiere of Steven Bryant's Concerto for Piano, featuring pianist Pamela Paul.

Sunday, October 12

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    3 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

    An all-Beethoven program featuring violinist Nicola Benedetti and Donald Runnicles as the principle guest conductor.

Monday, October 13

1 event

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

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

    Violin and Piano Recital

     

    Violin professor Michael Heald will be joined by pianist Peter Miyamoto, as well as friends and faculty in a variety of exciting chamber music repertoire.

     

Tuesday, October 14

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. $5 (w/ student ID), $10. www.pac.uga.edu

    UGA Hugh Hodgson Singers & UGA Chorus Fall Concert

     

    Dr. Daniel Bara and assistant conductor Joy Elizabeth Meade lead both ensembles through a varied program featuring music by Gabrieli, Stravinsky, Vaughan Williams, Eric Whitacre, Stephen Foster and more.

     

Wednesday, October 15

1 event

Performance

  • Hugh Hodgson Concert Hall

    8 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet

    Founded in 1988, the Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet was the first permanently established wind quintet in the famous orchestra's rich tradition of chamber music.

Saturday, October 18

2 events

Performance

  • Morton Theatre

    9 a.m. $8–10. www.mortontheatre.com, www.ccaclog.com

    Deep South Dance Off

    City Center Dance presents a regional qualifying competition for the Children Clogging Champions of America.

  • Seney-Stovall Chapel

    7:30 p.m. www.floorspaceathens.com

    Rajasthani Gypsy Caravan

    This performance tour includes Suva Devi (Kalbelia Gypsy Film star), Ustad Arba Music Group (Rajasthani folk musicians), Katrini Ji & Culture Shakti (Bollywood  and ATS belly dance), Christy Fricks and Sulukule (Turkish Romany dance), Tarabiya and Jahara Phoenix (world music and dance). Workshops will be held in Indian percussion, Ghoomar dance and Kalbelia dance. See website for workshop information.

Sunday, October 19

1 event

Performance

  • State Botanical Garden of Georgia

    2 p.m. FREE! www.botgarden.uga.edu

    Athens Flute Choir

    The choir performs Sergei Prokofiev's fanciful fairy tale Peter and the Wolf as well as selections from Carnival of the Animals by Camille Saint-Saens and Fur on Wheels by Athens composer Jayna Nelson.

Tuesday, October 21

1 event

Performance

  • UGA Ramsey Concert Hall

    8 p.m. www.pac.uga.edu

    Paul Huang Violin Performance

    Twenty-two year old Taiwanese-American violinist Paul Huang is rapidly gaining attention for his distinctive sound and compelling stage presence.