Athens is a renowned music destination, and summer is one of the best times of the year to experience the Athens scene. The vibe is a bit more laid back, and some of the largest annual music festivals
an Inside Look at Athens, Georgia
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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.
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.
Sunday, June 19, 2016 1:00 PM by Anna Beth Shirkey
“Think you know about Athens music history? Think again….” - Paul Butchart.
It’s indisputable that Athens is widely known for its famous music scene, but how much music history do you really know