Athens vs Walmart Roundup

Some of you out of towners have been requesting some info on the Walmart situation downtown. Naturally, we're here to help.A nice, well-rounded piece in Salon can be found here.Music For Good talked to Patterson Hood about his involvement.Occupy Athens' take on things..And the ever on top of things Flagpole.

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Press Release Theatre: Athens Americana

Just a quick heads up here. We'll have a more in-depth post about this as it gets closer. YAY!Fifth annual Athens Americana music festival featuring Athens’ finest Americana, folk, and bluegrass to be held April 18th-22nd at Georgia Theatre, Little Kings, and other Athens venuesAthens, Ga.— February 26, 2011— The 5th Annual Athens Americana, a … Continue reading Press Release Theatre: Athens Americana

Contest: PacificUV Tickets

 Okay guys and gals, here's your chance to win tickets to the PacificUV show this Friday at the 40 Watt!In order to win, be the first to answer the following question by emailing athensmusicjunkie@gmail.com What are the names of the members of PacificUV?Now get to emailing! If you've won once this year, please refrain. Otherwise, … Continue reading Contest: PacificUV Tickets

Press Release Theatre: Protect Athens Music Panel!

Seriously, this is one of those events that you MUST attend. I don't want to hear any complaining from you that you've never gotten any help from the "big bands." Their staffs and publicists are right here for you. GO!“Protect Athens Music” is a joint endeavor between the University of Georgia Music Business Program, University … Continue reading Press Release Theatre: Protect Athens Music Panel!