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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 […]

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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 […]

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National Record Store Day is coming up fast (April 16th). So in addition to all the awesome limited records you can get at Wuxtry, Lo Yo Yo, and Schoolkids, MAX (formally Max Canada), is throwing a concert party type thing. Swing by starting at 7 for Already Taken, Mr. Falcon,The HEAP, and Lefty Hathaway Band. […]

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Steve Bell We start things off with a slight departure this time on AthensMusic News Roundup. First up, a word from WUGA… “The Staff would like to say thank you to Steve Bell for his leadership and friendship. Today is Steve’s last day as captain of this ship. Steve will continue as Dir of Broadcast, […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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LET’S PARTY IN ATHENS! The B-52s will be playing Athens! Holy green colored cows! Yes, the original party people are returning to Athens on February 18, 2011 to play the Classic Center. Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, December 3rd. The lowest price starts at $39.50 so unless someone wants to throw me […]

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ATL 2008, Jordan Stepp More 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” […]

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“Just A Touch” of gray… Good news from R.E.M. land. The next album will be called Collapse Into Now and is expected to drop in Spring 2011. Fingers crossed for a tour? Well, if they don’t tour, we can always watch the “R.E.M. Live in Austin” dvd coming out. If you’re the type to try before […]

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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 […]