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JUMP, LITTLE CHILDREN

  • December 20, 2019
  • 8:30 PM
  • Location: Georgia Theatre
  • 215 N. Lumpkin St. 
  • Athens, GA
  • Phone: 706-850-7670
  • Price: $25.00-$30.00
  • Time: Doors: 7:30 pm / Show: 8:30 pm

2019 marks the 25th year that Jump, Little Children is a “must see live” band known for its high-energy shows. With an eclectic mix of musical influences from ethereal chamber pop to guitar driven alt-rock, they have built a grass-roots following of devoted fans across the country. 

Between 1995 and 2006, they released 4 studio albums (The Licorice Tea Demos - 1995, Magazine - 1998, Vertigo - 2001, Between the Dim & the Dark - 2004), 2 EPs (Buzz - 1997, Between the Glow & the Light - 2005) 1 compilation of early material (The Early Years, Volume 1 - 2001) and a live double-album of their final performances (Live at the Dock Street Theatre - 2006). After over a decade of touring and recording they announced an indefinite hiatus in 2005. In 2015, a 10-year reunion tour that sold out in minutes re-energized the band to begin touring again, and fan-fund the 2018 critically acclaimed album "Sparrow". 

“The choice to be a band funded by fans rather than a record label is something we take great pride in,“ says multi-instrumentalist Matthew Bivins,“Every band tells its fans that they couldn’t do what they do without them. In our case, our community is the reason we didn't stop at a handful of reunion shows. Being Jump, Little Children again is more than the excitement of recording and touring together. It’s the joy of being able to bring outside influences—other projects we’re passionate about—to the band, and sharing those influences with our community, too.” 

 

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After a devastating fire in 2009, The Georgia Theatre was rebuilt and reopened in August 2011, reclaiming its place as a keystone of the Athens music scene.

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HISTORY:
\r\nThe Georgia Theater is part of the Downtown Athens National Register Historic District and also the Downtown Local Historic District, which was designated in 2006. It was built as the Elite Theater in 1935 on the \"foundation\" of the original YMCA which had been constructed on that site in 1889. The upper part of that YMCA building was demolished in 1920 and it then served over the years as the Majestic Hotel, Masonic Temple, Dorsey Furniture Company, and Burnstein Brothers Furniture Company until the Elite Theater was built. It is unclear how much of the original YMCA building was incorporated into the Elite Theater.

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  • One of Georgia's \"Best Music History Sites,\" AAA Living, September/October 2018
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