In conjunction with AthFest, Classic City Tours will be offering music history tours throughout Athens. There will be 4 chances to climb onto the Classic City Tours 19-passenger bus and explore the sights and sounds that cultivated Athens’ rich musical heritage.

The tour departs from City Hall. Cost is $10 with AthFest wristband, $15 without.

The tour will be led by local scenester and former Side Effect, Paul Butchart. Paul knows the scene well and has many great stories to prove it.

Stops include the Murmur trestle, the “Sidewalk of the Stars,” and Ricky Wilson’s grave. Approximate running time is two hours.

The tour will depart from the kiosk on Washington Street in front of City Hall at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday of AthFest. Tickets are on sale at the Athens Welcome Center or at the kiosk. Space is limited. Call 706-208-8687 for your reservation.