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Live Wire Athens

  • 227 W. Dougherty St.|
  • Athens GA 30601
  • 706.543.8283
  • Region: Downtown
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Nestled in the Northwest corner of downtown Athens GA, Live Wire Athens has quickly established itself as a premier event space, production studio, concert hall, and a beacon for true music lovers.

LWA is a unique space in downtown Athens. Features include three stages (one of them outdoors), state-of-the-art sound and light production, a wide dance floor perfect for high energy parties, an outdoor courtyard/beer garden, flat screen TV’s, a 15ft cinema screen, a full bar and multi-camera/multi-track audio & video broadcasting capabilities.

The venue consistently hosts a calendar of renowned local, regional and national touring music acts, as well as special events, college parties & formals, film festivals, weddings, theatrical performances, fundraisers, conferences and more.

LWA is surrounded by plenty of street parking and are mere steps away from several lots open to the public.

As a production studio, LWA captures stage performances in unsurpassed studio quality audio and video. Artists have the ability to produce concert level “Live Studio Sessions” and cutting edge crowdfunded audio/visual packages to further their careers.

Live Wire's team of passionate individuals are dedicated to celebrating Athens’ vibrant live music scene with a two-word mission that has stood for over ten years: Love Music. LWAis  committed to providing unsurpassed entertainment and service, as well as a home for musicians and music lovers alike. 

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  • Exhibits Space 1
  • Total Sq. Ft. 4500
  • Reception Capacity 450
  • Theatre Capacity 450
  • Banquet Capacity 450
  • Number of Rooms 2
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    Main Stage Open Mic: The Best Produced Open Mic in Athens

    • Location: Live Wire Athens
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    Tecropolis: Athens Undisputed Home of EDM

    • Location: Live Wire Athens
    • Recurring monthly on the 1st Thursday
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    Friday Afternoon Beer Club: Featured Breweries & Free Beer Tastings

    • Location: Live Wire Athens (formerly New Earth)
    • Recurring weekly on Friday
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  • Sam Holt Band (Widespread Panic Afterparty)

    • Location: Live Wire Athens
    • 2/10/16
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  • Dead 27s & The Marcus King Band

    • Location: Live Wire Athens
    • 2/13/16
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  • Athens Beer & Hymns (every 3rd Tuesday)

    • Location: Live Wire Athens
    • Recurring monthly on the 3rd Tuesday
    • A gathering of seekers, sinners, and saints. We gather to sing old school hymns…
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