just named Athens the #1 music scene outside of NYC, Nashville, and LA.  And the very best time to experience the Athens, Georgia live music scene in all its glory is AthFest each June, just around the corner June 20-24, 2012!

There are several big announcements for the 2012 AthFest music festival that we'd like to share with you!  First off, AthFest is taking the club crawl to the next level this year.  On Friday and Saturday of the festival, the Georgia Theatre, the 40 Watt Club, and the Melting Point will all be Wristband-Only venues. This adds even more value to the wristbands by giving you access to even more music venues at this year's AthFest club crawl.

Drumroll, please . . . headliners have been announced for this years Festival...
  • THE GLANDS, and
  • YACHT ROCK REVIEW will all be performing on the outdoor stages.
These outdoor stage performances will be open to ALL ages, and are FREE of charge.

The RANDALL BRAMBLETT BAND will headline at the Melting Point and THE MODERN SKIRTS will headline at the 40-Watt Club. The AthFest “club crawl” takes place on the Friday and Saturday nights of the festival.

Make plans now to be in Athens for AthFest June 20-24, 2012.  You won't want to miss it!  Whether you've been itching to experience Athens music scene for the first time, have been away from Athens and need an excuse to return, or are a long-time Athens resident, we'll see you on Washington Street and in the clubs this June!