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Live Wire Athens

  • 227 W. Dougherty St.|
  • Athens GA 30601
  • 706.543.8283
  • Region: Downtown

Live Wire Athens is a rustic, industrial event venue nestled in the northwest corner of downtown Athens. This unique venue includes three versatile indoor and outdoor spaces with multiple stages. With a rich history in the Athens music industry, Live Wire's professional expertise in sound and light production as well as state-of-the-art equipment will leave a lasting impression on you and your guests.

Explore Live Wire's Spaces:

  • The Garden Courtyard brings together the rustic features of the building with the beauty of nature and urban horticulture for a romantic outdoor atmosphere.
  • Featuring reclaimed wood and industrial decor, The Parlor provides an intimate space for gathering friends and family.
  • Barn doors open from The Parlor to: Robertson Hall revealing walls of vintage brick and rustic wood. The exposed ceiling and warm, ambient lighting with Edison bulbs give the room a feel of industrial elegance.

Locally owned and operated by the Robertson Family, this former warehouse has been transformed into a multifaceted venue perfect for public or private events like weddings, concerts, banquets, and parties (including UGA Football Game Viewing). The full venue capacity ranges from 20-500 people.

Tours/site inspections available by request; visit our website for more info


Off-site Services available: Live Wire Athens offers a variety of rentals, catering, and booking connections that will add an extra spark to your event.

  • Event Rentals: Tables, chairs, string lighting, and tenting
  • Professional Audio and Lighting: Consulting and rental for sound reinforcement, concert and stage lighting for all types of events
  • Beverage Catering: A variety of beverage packages with bartenders
  • Entertainment Booking: Get the hook up with local bands, DJs, and all the equipment for Silent Disco events.


The Parlor

  • 6x8 ft Screen available
  • 2- 60” Flat Screen TVs
  • Small stage
  • Wall space to hang art or photos
  • Dimmable Edison Bulb Fixtures

Robertson Hall

  • 15 ft. HD Cinema Screen
  • 4 x 8 ft Screens available (2)
  • Large stage
  • 12.5' x 15' Dance Floor
  • Gallery Wall to hang art or photos
  • Dimmable Edison Bulb Fixtures
  • Production Lighting
  • State of the Art Sound System

The Garden Courtyard and Deck

  • 20 x 40 ft Tent available
  • 4 x 8 ft Screens available (2)
  • Outdoor Stage
  • Outdoor Bar
  • Mason Jar light fixtures

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Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Exhibits Space 1
  • Description Rustic Industrial Event Venue in downtown Athens, Georgia
  • Largest Room
  • Total Sq. Ft. 4500
  • Reception Capacity 500
  • Theatre Capacity 200
  • Banquet Capacity 332
  • Number of Rooms 3
Garden Courtyard
  • Theater Capacity: 175
  • Banquet Capacity: 160
  • Reception Capacity: 200
Robertson Hall
  • Theater Capacity: 175
  • Banquet Capacity: 132
  • Reception Capacity: 275
The Parlor
  • Theater Capacity: 40
  • Banquet Capacity: 40
  • Reception Capacity: 80