Athens Music News Roundup: October

R.E.M.'s Mike Mills will be performing his concerto for violin, rock band, and string orchestra at the Performing Arts Center on the 24th at 8 p.m. Tickets are $67-$77. You can read more about it from the AJC here. It's almost time for WUOG's annual "Birth-o'ween" celebration and the station is looking for submissions for … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup: October

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Athens Music News Roundup

Java Music JunkieOkay guys, check this one out. Kai and Sunny created these recordings in Indonesia right? They're pretty doggone awesome alone but then those two managed to get over 20 different Athens musicians (like Pete Buck, Andy Lemaster, & Kate Pierson) to collaborate on recreating, remixing, and re-imagining the recordings. They're looking for funding … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup

Athens Music News Roundup

The Avett Brothers will be playing the Classic Center March 29th! Thanks to the efforts of the UGA Music Business Program, the band known for "I and Love and You" will return to Athens to play a show benefiting the Georgia Theatre rebuild. ATHFEST is taking submissions for the annual compilation. To be on the … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup

Athens Music News Roundup

Shiny! Ooo a shiny!John Keane has been nominated for a Grammy for his work on Widespread Panic's Dirty Side Down. The official category is Best Engineered Album, Non-Classical. If memory serves, this is Widespread's first Grammy nod. Congrats to all and best of luck!If you're looking for more info on R.E.M.'s latest, check out Q … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup

Athens Music News Roundup

ATL 2008, Jordan SteppMore details about R.E.M.'s Collapse into Now have arrived.  Mills discussed the album with several music news outlets, dropping hints at the new sound and tracklisting. Patti Smith guests on a song called "Blue," Eddie Vedder sings on "It Happens Today," and Peaches on a song that includes the word "alligator" in … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup

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We're making Jack o' Lantern patterns! If you've got any great Athens music pumpkin pattern suggestions, let us know! Also, where are you going for Halloween? Any awesome parties going on? Great costume suggestions? We're listening... Now onto the news.Widespread Panic to "call it (quits) for a while"? Interesting article found here. Todd Ploharski is … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup!