Flagpole Award Winners

Electronic: Immuzikation Jazz: Half Dozen Brass Band World: DubConsciousJam/Funk: Widespread PanicExperimental: Diet Rock StarHip Hop/Rap: Deaf JudgesRoots Americana: Packway Handle BandCountry: Kaitlin Jones and the County FairRock: Dead ConfederatePop: Modern SkirtsPunk/Hardcore: American CheeseburgerMetal: Harvey MilkTribute Band: Ziggy StardustSolo Performer: MadelineUpstart of the Year: The Incredible SandwichBest Live Band: Of MontrealMusic Video: Hope For Agoldensummer: "4th … Continue reading Flagpole Award Winners

The Warm Fuzzies at the Melting Point

BY SOFIA PEREAThe Warm Fuzzies are crashing into the Athens music scene with unexpected force. I’ll admit that I had never heard of them before Wednesday night’s concert at the Melting Point, but apparently I’m the only one. They currently stand as one of the top three contenders for Flagpole’s Upstart of the Year Award, … Continue reading The Warm Fuzzies at the Melting Point

The Georgia Theatre Will Rise Again

(Photo/Stephanie Sharp)(Photo/Waites Lasseter for Red & Black)I must thank all of you who tweeted, twitpic'd, and called me during the day. Special thanks to Matt Daniel and Gordon Lamb who supplied info and photos during the events. Sorry the last post was so rushed but I needed to get the info out. This is new … Continue reading The Georgia Theatre Will Rise Again

GA Theatre Catches Fire on Friday Morning (Updated 11:15)

(Photo/Gordon Lamb)(Photo via Twitpic by VeniceisSinking Lucas Jensen)A lot of us woke up to bad news this morning. At 8:30 I got a text telling me that the Georgia Theatre was on fire. Not believing this, I ran to the computer to check my local sources. And guys, it's true.Downtown Athens is now filled with … Continue reading GA Theatre Catches Fire on Friday Morning (Updated 11:15)