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Best Spots to Hear Live Music in Athens

Wednesday, January 25, 2017 10:00 AM by Valerie Cook

Photo Credit: Athfest Educates 
 

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!

Athens' Own: Timi Conley

Wednesday, July 6, 2016 9:30 AM by Anna Beth Shirkey

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.

48 Hours of Athens Music

Wednesday, June 29, 2016 12:30 PM by Rochelle Still

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.

6 Iconic Athens Music Venues

Monday, February 8, 2016 12:00 AM by Dylan Floyd

Year of Georgia MusicLive music is the heartbeat of Athens, GA, making it the epicenter of the Year of Georgia Music. The echoes of music pioneers like R.E.M. and The B-52s can still be heard in the music venues that pepper our flourishing college town, and our music scene continues to nurture fresh talent year after year. Whether you want to hear national acts or up-and-coming local bands, Athens' music venues outperform any other city our size. 

UGA Football Saturdays in Athens

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 1:50 PM by Lindsay Peterson

The city of Athens is about to be packed once again and the streets will be overflowing with fans sporting the infamous UGA red and black. This could only mean one thing; the UGA Bulldogs football