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May 2016
FREE

Open Mic

May 30 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Our mic is your mic every Monday. This is the best open mic in Athens, folks. Sign ups for performers are Sundays beginning at noon on the Hendershot’s Open Mic Night Facebook page.  Don’t miss it! Sign up today at the Hendershot’s Open Mic Night’s Facebook page.

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STUPIDTINI Tuesday Date Night!

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Every Tuesday for the foreseeable future we will be offering up 5 delicious “Stupidtini’s” for $5! Hendershot’s and Deep Eddy Vodka have teamed up to bring you 5 unique infusions to make 5 unique Stupidtini’s! The name Stupidtini was born from frustration with the prefix of the word Martini being brutalized and manipulated to come up with the corniest drink names ever. We here at Hendershot’s wanted to have some fun with it so we came up with Stupidtini! The…

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NITRO Comedy Show hosted by Shaunak Godkhindi

May 31 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Hendershot’s presents a new comedy series the last Tuesday of each month: The NITRO Comedy Show hosted by Shaunak Godkhindi. A free monthly showcase that features the best comics from Athens and Atlanta in one of the best rooms in town!

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June 2016
FREE

DJ Tony Chackal

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Old Skool presents …

June 2 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Nive & the Deer Children, Julie Odell

June 3 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Nive Nielsen and her band the Deer Children play original hummable folk melodies with a streak of vocal jazz, or cowboy ballads with an elfin side. Nive is a Greenlandic artist who travels the world playing shows everywhere from Europe to Asia, and the Americas. Julie Odell is a wonderful singer/songwriter from New Orleans, LA.

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ASM 2016 End of Spring Ensemble Showcase

June 5 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Afternoon concert featuring students & teachers performing Rock, Jazz, Blues, Reggae, Pop, Bluegrass & Punk

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Open Mic

June 6 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Our mic is your mic every Monday. This is the best open mic in Athens, folks. Sign ups for performers are Sundays beginning at noon on the Hendershot’s Open Mic Night Facebook page.  Don’t miss it! Sign up today at the Hendershot’s Open Mic Night’s Facebook page.

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STUPIDTINI Tuesday Date Night!

June 7 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Every Tuesday for the foreseeable future we will be offering up 5 delicious “Stupidtini’s” for $5! Hendershot’s and Deep Eddy Vodka have teamed up to bring you 5 unique infusions to make 5 unique Stupidtini’s! The name Stupidtini was born from frustration with the prefix of the word Martini being brutalized and manipulated to come up with the corniest drink names ever. We here at Hendershot’s wanted to have some fun with it so we came up with Stupidtini! The…

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Period Six

June 7 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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PERIOD SIX performs a unique blend of Jazz standards featuring collective communication and soulful improvisation.  Chris Costigan (Tenor Sax), David Brown (Guitar), Griffin Dangler (Bass), and Austin Agar (Drums) combine to bring out the best in themselves and their audience.

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Jazz Thursday presents … Jazz Jam

June 9 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Join Bob Brussack and Athens musicians for Jazz Jam Night. Bring your favorite instrument along and sit in with Bob and crew! Photo by Robert Brussack

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Kinky Waikiki

June 11 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Let’s get Kinky Waikiki! Kinky Waikiki plays Hawaiian cocktail music featuring A.J. Adams-Lap Steel, Carlton Owens-Drums, Paul Lee/Neal Fountain/Tom Ryan/SPIVEY!-Bass & Tommy Sommerville-Keys/Vox/Sax

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VIP Girls Hip Hop Summit

June 12 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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The Big Read: Seat in the Shade Poetry Series

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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KEETJE KUIPERS has been the Margery Davis Boyden Wilderness Writing Resident, a Stegner Fellow at Stanford, and the Emerging Writer Lecturer at Gettysburg College. Her poetry focuses on isolation, longing, and loneliness and her latest book, The Keys to the Jail, looks closely at the role of women and identity. A recipient of the Pushcart Prize, her poems, essays, and fiction have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, including Best American Poetry. Her first book of poetry, Beautiful in the Mouth, won the 2009…

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The Big Read: Seat in the Shade Poetry Series

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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ANN FISHER-WIRTH’s fourth book of poems is Dream Cabinet (Wings Press 2012). Her other books of poems are Carta Marina, Blue Window, and Five Terraces. With Laura-Gray Street, she coedited the groundbreaking Ecopoetry Anthology (Trinity UP, 2013, 2014). Her poems appear widely and have received numerous awards, including the Malahat Review Long Poem Prize, the Rita Dove Poetry Award, two Mississippi Arts Commission Poetry Fellowships, the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Poetry Award, and fourteen Pushcart nominations. She has…

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STUPIDTINI Tuesday Date Night!

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Every Tuesday for the foreseeable future we will be offering up 5 delicious “Stupidtini’s” for $5! Hendershot’s and Deep Eddy Vodka have teamed up to bring you 5 unique infusions to make 5 unique Stupidtini’s! The name Stupidtini was born from frustration with the prefix of the word Martini being brutalized and manipulated to come up with the corniest drink names ever. We here at Hendershot’s wanted to have some fun with it so we came up with Stupidtini! The…

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The Big Read: Seat in the Shade Poetry Series

June 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Lemuel “LIFE THE GRIOT” LaRoche is internationally renowned for his poetry and spoken word, which he uses as a tool for empowerment, reconditioning, and community outreach. He is the author of two books, Tree of Life: The Human Ascension and Hidden Ripples: Life’s Unspoken Language. Life holds a Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Georgia. Life is the founder and executive director of Chess and Community Conference, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit youth empowerment organization dedicated to developing strategic leadership skills in…

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Light Elixir

June 15 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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LIGHT ELIXIR: Music is powerful. We use music’s power to build community, expand consciousness, and fill our audiences with the light, strength, and love of who they truly are. Our music is sing-able, danceable, and intended to inspire and empower listeners through interactive musical experiences. No longer is the concert “us” (the audience) and “them” (the band), but “we”. After years in the music industry (Luci playing keys for Moby and Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Sam playing guitar for Zach Deputy and…

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The Big Read: Seat in the Shade Poetry Series

June 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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UGA professor emeritus and featured poet, COLEMAN BARKS, will read from his work as part of the Big Read poetry series. Coleman Barks was born and raised in Chattanooga, Tennessee, and educated at the University of North Carolina and the University of California at Berkeley. He taught poetry and creative writing at the University of Georgia for thirty years. He is the author of numerous Rumi translations and has been a student of Sufism since 1977. His work with Rumi was…

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The Big Read: Seat in the Shade Poetry Series Finale

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Friday’s Finale, “Poetry by and for Educators: Readings from the Collective” will feature UGA educators and students and will conclude the fifth year of the “Seat in the Shade” summer poetry series.  MELISA “Misha” CAHNMANN-TAYLOR is Professor of TESOL & World Language Education at the University of Georgia and director of National Endowment for the Arts “Big Read – Jeffers Program” 2016. She is the 2015 winner of the Beckman Award for Professors Who Inspire, a 2013-14 Fulbright Award (Oaxaca, Mexico), Dorothy Sargent…

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Oh Jeremiah, Cortez Garza

June 17 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Classical Revolution

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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CLASSICAL REVOLUTION is a means to promoting classical music in the community. Classical revolution has been a growing phenomenon throughout the US and abroad. It is an organization of musicians dedicated to performing high-quality chamber music in a non-traditional setting. The idea is to make the music more accessible to a wider ranged audience in a more relaxed setting, hence being hosted by a restaurant. Classical music to be enjoyed as you eat, drink, and socialize. At Hendershots in Athens, GA,…

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Open Mic

June 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Our mic is your mic every Monday. This is the best open mic in Athens, folks. Sign ups for performers are Sundays beginning at noon on the Hendershot’s Open Mic Night Facebook page.  Don’t miss it! Sign up today at the Hendershot’s Open Mic Night’s Facebook page.

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STUPIDTINI Tuesday Date Night!

June 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Every Tuesday for the foreseeable future we will be offering up 5 delicious “Stupidtini’s” for $5! Hendershot’s and Deep Eddy Vodka have teamed up to bring you 5 unique infusions to make 5 unique Stupidtini’s! The name Stupidtini was born from frustration with the prefix of the word Martini being brutalized and manipulated to come up with the corniest drink names ever. We here at Hendershot’s wanted to have some fun with it so we came up with Stupidtini! The…

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Jazz Thursday presents … Cicada Rhythm, Joe McGuiness Trio

June 23 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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AthFest 2016 featuring Kenosha Kid, Starter Kits, Haunted Shed

June 24 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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AthFest 2016: Scott Low, Jay Gonzalez, Brett Harris

June 25 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Georgia songwriter Scott Low has signed with 10 Foot Woody Records who will release Low’s new full-length album The New Vintage on June 17, 2016. Scott Low’s smokey vocals spin stories that are backed with country licks and rhythms reminiscent of the golden era of country, fitting The New Vintage theme that his songwriting career has become known for. https://www.facebook.com/ScottLowSongs Instagram @scottlow77 Website http://scottlowsongs.com/

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Open Mic

June 27 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Our mic is your mic every Monday. This is the best open mic in Athens, folks. Sign ups for performers are Sundays beginning at noon on the Hendershot’s Open Mic Night Facebook page.  Don’t miss it! Sign up today at the Hendershot’s Open Mic Night’s Facebook page.

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STUPITINI Tuesday Date Night!

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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Every Tuesday for the foreseeable future we will be offering up 5 delicious “Stupidtini’s” for $5! Hendershot’s and Deep Eddy Vodka have teamed up to bring you 5 unique infusions to make 5 unique Stupidtini’s! The name Stupidtini was born from frustration with the prefix of the word Martini being brutalized and manipulated to come up with the corniest drink names ever. We here at Hendershot’s wanted to have some fun with it so we came up with Stupidtini! The…

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July 2016

HoboHemians

July 1 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hendershot's,
237 Prince Ave., Athens, GA 30606
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The HoboHemians play 20′s and 30′s toe-tapping goodness designed to release your inner Hobo. The term “Hobohemian” denotes a unique form of Americanized vagabond-style bohemianism which guides the group’s approach towards popular American and European old-school roots music: a potent mix of proto-jazz, blues, and folk. Check out the Hobos Website

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