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The Official Athens Visitors Guide is a must-have for your visit! Page after page of hip spots and travel ideas, at your fingertips. more

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Keep up with the latest performances, openings, tours, restaurants, and everything else you need to experience Athens GA like a local! more

40 Watt Club

Internationally-renowned nightspot with live music almost every night of the week. The Fabulous 40 Watt is a must-see for any visitors interested in the growth of the Athens alt-rock scene.

The club continues to receive national acclaim; check it out!

  • "America's Coolest Music Venues," Travel + Leisure, June 2014
  • "America's Seven Best Small Rock Clubs,", November 8, 2013
  • "The Best Clubs in America," Rolling Stone magazine, March 2013
  • "America's 40 Best Music Venues," Paste Magazine.
  • Recommended by Daily Candy, Atlanta.

Sylvan Esso

    From: March 30, 2015 - March 30, 2015
Before Nick Sanborn and Amelia Meath came together to form the electronic pop project known as Sylvan Esso, they were both deeply rooted in the world ... View Details

FLUKE Mini-Comics Festival, 14th Annual

    From: April 11, 2015 - April 11, 2015
FLUKE is a mini-comic festival that has been organized by Athens-area comic artists, underground publishers and their enthusiasts since 2002. Conceiv... View Details

Foxygen with Alex Cameron

    From: April 17, 2015 - April 17, 2015
Foxygen with Alex Cameron was named one of the top ten shows you must see in Athens, GA this spring. View Details

26th Annual Boybutante Ball

    From: April 18, 2015 - April 18, 2015
Boybutante Ball is a fundraiser for Boybutante AIDS Foundation, Inc. and one of the most anticipated events of the year.     View Details

Sprockets Music Video Festival

    From: July 24, 2015 - July 26, 2015
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
Film Athens presents the 10th Annual Sprockets Music Video Festival featuring in competition music videos from Georgia and around the world! Starte... View Details