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40 Watt Club

  • 285 W. Washington St.|
  • Athens GA 30601
  • 706-549-7871
  • Region: Downtown

Internationally-renowned nightspot with live music almost every night of the week. The Fabulous 40 Watt is a must-see for any visitors interested in the growth of the Athens alt-rock scene.

The club continues to receive national acclaim; check it out!

  • "Best Small Music Venue," 10Best and USA TODAY's Readers' Choice contest, June 2015 
  • "America's Coolest Music Venues," Travel + Leisure, June 2014
  • "America's Seven Best Small Rock Clubs," Thrillist.com, November 8, 2013
  • "The Best Clubs in America," Rolling Stone magazine, March 2013
  • "America's 40 Best Music Venues," Paste Magazine.
  • Recommended by Daily Candy, Atlanta.

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    The 40 Watt Jingle Jam- A night of Holiday Covers!

    • Location: 40 Watt Club
    • 12/22/17
    • The 40 Watt Jingle Jam- A night of Holiday Covers!! Friday December 22 at 9:00…
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    Pylon Reenactment Society , Haunted Shed, The Rebreeders in Concert!

    • Location: 40 Watt Club
    • 12/30/17
    • Pylon Reenactment Society (feat. Vanessa Briscoe Hay) at The 40 WATT!! When:…
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    New Year's Eve Party at the 40 WATT CLUB!

    • Location: 40 Watt Club
    • 12/31/17
    • Come celebrate New Years with Monsoon, Wieuca, Mighty at the 40 Watt Club! Sun,…
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    90's Dance Party with DJ Juice Wayne @ The 40 WATT!

    • Location: 40 Watt Club
    • 1/5/18
    • 90's Dance Party with DJ Juice Wayne!! Come get jiggy with it! Venue…
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    New Sound of Numbers @ THE 40 WATT!

    • Location: 40 Watt Club
    • 1/6/18
    • Concert with Harey Carey and Ancient Whales! Where: The 40 WATT Sat, January 6,…
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    Battle of the Bands - Athens Area High Schools

    • Location: 40 Watt Club
    • 1/13/18
    • Battle of the Bands - Athens Area High Schools Sat, January 13, 2018 Doors: 1:00…
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    Camper Van Beethoven Robyn Hitchcock Elf Power

    • Location: 40 Watt Club
    • 1/19/18
    • Camper Van Beethoven in Concert!!! - True to the freewheeling, joyfully…
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