Feel the music this summer in Athens, Georgia! Music can be found anywhere, whether it's a one-night show at the Georgia Theatre or a multi-day extravaganza like AthFest and PopFest. However, there are some lesser known music events that are a favorite of locals—one in particular is the Sunflower Music Series.
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For those looking for a different experience or a unique souvenir to take home from your next trip to Athens, Georgia, you can rest assured you'll find a variety of produce, goods, and much, much more
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 8:00 AM by Nikki Mehrjerdian
Paste Magazine is known for being on top of trends, so we know you'll be as interested (and thrilled) as we were to have them publish guides to Athens, Georgia, restaurants and the Athens music scene.
Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and the pressure is on for couples to find the perfect romantic getaway. Don’t stress—Athens, Ga. has got you covered with some of the best Valentine's trip ideas in Georgia.
It’s no secret that Athens, GA is a music town. From classic favorites like R.E.M. and The B-52s to newcomers like Mothers and New Madrid, the music industry has been getting a taste of Athens for generations. On your visit to Athens, check out some of Athens' best spots to hear live music to stay up to date on the local music scene and possibly catch Athens’ next big star!
Continuing in our series on Athenians that make our city so unique:
Athens, Georgia has a world renowned music scene known for its vast variety in genres and artists. Voted Rolling Stone’s “#1
Monday, August 8, 2016 8:00 AM by Anna Beth Shirkey
As a freshman, there's nothing more exciting than finally being able to take part in all that the University of Georgia has to offer. Along with being the first state-chartered college in the country and being located in the city of Athens, UGA is booming with countless numbers of customs, traditions, and fun activities to do around every corner. With so many things to see and do, the opportunities are endless as one begins their first official year as a Bulldog. To make things easier, here are the top 10 things to do during your freshmen year at UGA.
Next in our series of profiles of Athenians who contribute to our town's creative energy:
Timi Conley is one of Athens' favorite musical talents, as well as visual artist and "Master of Ceremonies" for Athens' annual Halloween blowout, the Wild Rumpus. Famous for his incredible guitar skills and harmonious vocals, Timi is guaranteed to rock the stage and share his highly-contagious energy with any crowd.
Although Athens is a small town, it's made its mark on the map for music! With 2016 being the "Year of Georgia Music," this is the best time to immerse yourself in a city recognized as one of the 12 Best U.S Cities for Music Lovers! Athens has hosted incredible musicians over the years and is also birthplace for big names such as R.E.M, The B52's, and Corey Smith, just to name a few.