Ring in the New Year in the Classic City! Athens has many New Year’s Eve deals for you to choose from that will make saying hello to 2019 much more fun.
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Monday, June 18, 2018 9:00 AM by Arden Baila
Going off to college is an exciting time, but especially so if you're lucky enough to be a new UGA Bulldawg! Are you ready to call the Classic City your home for the next four years? Athens is the
Athens gets a little more quiet when the students flood out of town for spring break, but that doesn't mean the fun stops there! UGA Spring Break (March 12th-16th) is the perfect time for an Athens, Georgia getaway. Grab your most festive Hawaiian shirt and check out our top picks for your 2018 Spring Break in Athens, GA.
Thursday, August 3, 2017 10:00 AM by Jenna Beals
The best season of the year is slowly approaching and no, I'm not just talking about Autumn. Although who doesn't love that? I am talking about the season of live music here in Athens, GA!
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 8:00 AM by Nikki Mehrjerdian
Athens, Georgia may be best known for its live music and food scene, but don't overlook the authentic shopping experience. With local boutiques and products to be found all over the city, Athens is the perfect shopping destination.
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!
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.
Live 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.