Athens Music News Roundup

Woah. Is it just me or is it getting a little cooler outside? Man, the summer went by fast.Supercluster has a cool new logo that you can now sport in both t-shirt form and button form. Wavey goodness!R.E.M.'s crowd has been busy during the off-season. Buck and Scott McCaughey's new project, Tired Pony, has been gaining ground … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup


New Addiction: The Humms

The Humms are one of the many bands that have passed through the Flagpole office on their way to my iPod. Very few make it back into my personal rotation but the Humms are just too damn catchy to ignore.Take a pint of psychedelic guitar, beach rhythm keys and drums, and fuzzed out vocals with … Continue reading New Addiction: The Humms

Debate: Who Will Open The Georgia Theatre?

I'll have to thank the Georgia Theatre twitter feed for this topic. On Tuesday, the feed ran a simple, but profound question: Who should be the first band to play when we re-open?Wowzers. Who indeed? I was curious what bands our readers might suggest so I took it to our Facebook Fanpage. While many suggested … Continue reading Debate: Who Will Open The Georgia Theatre?

Contest: Win Tickets to the Modern Skirts This Friday!

Been way too long since I've held a contest so here goes! Be the first to send the right answer to with the subject line "Modern Skirts" and you'll get those tickets. Here's the question....Everyone loves Jojo. But few fans know his actual name. What is it? Tell us and you'll be seeing Jojo and the … Continue reading Contest: Win Tickets to the Modern Skirts This Friday!

Weekly Show Picks

TONIGHT40 Watt3 Foot SwaggerLona (Last Show Ever?!)CaledoniaMarriageNight of the WolfRat BabiesFRIDAYNew Earth Music HallCypressLingoNuci's SpaceBloodkinFive EightRye BarCapsule CorpSATURDAY40 WattPackway Handle BandWhisky GentryCaledoniaBigmouthThe Gold PartyMax CanadaThe BohannonsDJ Z-DogDead ConfederateFuturebirdsMONDAYLast CallThe Athens Music ProjectTUESDAYNo Where BarNathan Sheppard & John KeaneState Botanical GardenGrogusWUOGManray