Our Story

Seth and Jennifer Hendershot, the local couple behind Hendershot's, embarked on an extraordinary journey in 2010 when they established their family-owned coffee shop, bar, and music venue in the heart of Athens, GA.

Driven by a shared passion for community and the arts, the Hendershots created a haven where locals and visitors alike could converge, fostering connections over a cup of meticulously crafted, in house roasted coffee or a finely poured drink.

A defining feature of Hendershot's was its commitment to providing a stage for artists of all calibers. From up-and-coming local talents to established regional acts, from nationally recognized musicians to captivating international performers, the venue hosted an eclectic array of musical genres and artistic expressions.

Not limiting themselves to music, Hendershot's also became a platform for comedians, poets, and a myriad of performers, further enriching the artistic tapestry woven within its walls.

Throughout its evolution, Hendershot's remained steadfast in its mission to celebrate creativity and foster a sense of belonging within the community. Seth and Jennifer's unwavering dedication to curating an inclusive and diverse lineup of talent solidified the venue's reputation as a cultural cornerstone in Athens.