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Crowdfunding Drive Underway for Photo Book of Athens Musicians

Crowdfunding Drive Underway for Photo Book of Athens Musicians

Described as a “stream of consciousness” journey through the Athens music scene, photographer Jason Thrasher’s book Athens Potluck is the subject of an active crowdfunding campaign, with publication expected this October through Athens-based Deeds Publishing. Featuring 33 diverse musical acts, ...

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Michael Stipe to Premiere Solo Composition at Moogfest

Michael Stipe to Premiere Solo Composition at Moogfest

Michael Stipe will unveil a rare solo composition as part of an audio-visual installation at Moogfest, the electronic music gathering taking place in Durham, North Carolina May 18-21. The installation is described as “an exploration of desire and movement,” and ...

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Vic Chesnutt Songwriter of the Year Award Established

Vic Chesnutt Songwriter of the Year Award Established

The Rotary Club of the Classic City of Athens has established the Vic Chesnutt Songwriter of the Year Award to recognize and celebrate the songwriting talents working and residing in the greater Athens community. Named in honor of the late ...

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Florida Georgia Line Featured on Chainsmokers Debut Album

Florida Georgia Line Featured on Chainsmokers Debut Album

Genre-crossing “country” act Florida Georgia Line are at it again, collaborating with pop DJ duo The Chainsmokers on a track from the latter’s forthcoming debut album, Memories…Do Not Open. FGL will be featured on the album’s closing song, “Last Day ...

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Gregg Allman Cancels All 2017 Live Performance Dates

Gregg Allman Cancels All 2017 Live Performance Dates

Gregg Allman has abruptly canceled all of his scheduled 2017 concerts, which included June gigs in Tennessee and Mississippi and a string of ten July shows at New York’s City Winery, which had been rescheduled from November. Although health reasons ...

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