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Looking Back at ‘Athens, GA – Inside Out’ 30 Years Later

Looking Back at ‘Athens, GA – Inside Out’ 30 Years Later

This year marks the 30th anniversary of Athens, GA – Inside/Out, the documentary and accompanying soundtrack that captured a brief-but-fruitful moment in the legendary music community’s history. Nostalgic to many marking middle age, the performances and participating performers, with a ...

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Third Annual AlanFest Set for Early April in Athens

Third Annual AlanFest Set for Early April in Athens

The life of University of Georgia landscape architecture graduate David Alan Lewis was cut short tragically in 2011 when he accidentally slipped down a gorge during a hike in South Carolina. A part-time musician and full-time musical enthusiast, Lewis had ...

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Athens’ SLINGSHOT Shares Trailer for March 26-28 Event

Music, electronic art and technology converge in Athens, Georgia on March 26 – 28, 2015 for SLINGSHOT. A pedestrian’s dream, the festival takes places in a variety of downtown venues spread over five city blocks and features international, national and local ...

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Kishi Bashi the Latest Georgia Musician with a Coffee Flavor

Kishi Bashi the Latest Georgia Musician with a Coffee Flavor

Violin whiz Kishi Bashi is the latest Georgia-based musician to have a java blend concocted on his behalf. Jittery Joe’s Coffee Roasting Company, the Athens-based gang behind Futurebirds’ Baba Java blend that was introduced in late summer, has unveiled the ...

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Athens Acts Donate Memorabilia to Steeple Preservation Campaign

Athens Acts Donate Memorabilia to Steeple Preservation Campaign

Major Athens acts including R.E.M., the B-52s, Widespread Panic, Drive-By Truckers, Pylon, Neutral Milk Hotel and Danger Mouse are donating items to an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to help restore and save the St. Mary’s Steeple, the only remaining structural piece ...

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Drive-By Truckers Live Recording In the Forecast

Drive-By Truckers Live Recording In the Forecast

Come Nov. 18th, Drive-By Truckers will be releasing multiple versions of a live concert recorded on an infamously snowy night in Georgia back in February (Remember the news reports of cars being stuck on the highway for days in a ...

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Athens’ SLINGSHOT Accepting Submissions for 2015 Festival

Athens’ SLINGSHOT Accepting Submissions for 2015 Festival

SLINGSHOT Festival in Athens, Ga., is now accepting music and art submissions for its third year, March 26-28, 2015. Spread over five city blocks, SLINGSHOT spotlights international, national and local acts onstage, boundary-pushing artworks throughout the urban environment and a ...

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