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Live Wire Athens (formerly New Earth)

New Earth Music Hall reopens as Live Wire Athens in February 2015, bigger and better than ever.

  • Main Stage has a 300-400 capacity.
  • Bar Room Stage 100 capacity.
  • Outdoor Stage who knows.

Food Truck and Beer Garden outside to come.


  • High-speed Internet Access: Yes


  • Pet Friendly: Yes
  • Handicap Accessible: Yes
  • Guided Tours: Yes
  • Kids Programs: Yes
  • Onsite Restaurant/Food Vendor: Yes
  • Paid Admission: Yes
  • Parking Available: Yes

Live Wire Athens (formerly New Earth) Meeting Facility

  • Ceiling Size: 16.00
  • Total Sqft.: 4500.00
  • Theatre Capacity: 450
  • Banquet Capacity: 450

Meeting Facility Rooms

No meeting rooms have been added

First Tuesday

    From: May 07, 2013
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Tuesday
These series of mixers will enhance the social scene in Athens while building solid relationships among community members, business owners, young prof... View Details

Doggy Happy Hour

    From: June 04, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring monthly on the 1st Wednesday
Bring your pooch and other furry friends (if they play well with others) for live music at New Earth Music Hall on the first Wednesday of every month... View Details

Spill the Milk: Open Mic

    From: October 08, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Wednesday
Open Mic every Wednesday at New Earth Music Hall. View Details