We're quickly entering the time of year when Athfest will be announcing its headliners and the artists featured on the official "Athfest Record." Some friends and I will often try to guess who's headlining this year ahead of time, based on lineups from years past. So let's get to it. The outdoor headliners for 2017 … Continue reading Prognostication
Yes, it's really getting towards that time of year when Athfest takes over the hearts and minds of the people. Before the hubbub completely overwhelms us, I thought we'd take a look at some basics that we already know. 1. Headliners! We've already gotten wind that Kishi Bashi, Reptar, and Drivin' N' Cryin' are headlining … Continue reading Athfest Warm Up
WOW. Talk about a big news week. We've got a ton of stuff to catch up on so let's get to it. First up, Athfest has announced its headlining acts for this year. As expected, we're gonna be seeing Reptar, Drivin' N' Cryin', and Kishi Bashi on the main stage outside and Futurebirds onstage at … Continue reading Athens Music News Roundup
Told you they'd announce it soon! Reptar and Atlas Sound will headline Friday night, The Glands on Saturday, and Yacht Rock Review on Sunday night! This is all happening on the Main Stage so it's free. Make sure to bring your glow lights and beach balls.Man oh man. I'm actually really excited about this. It's … Continue reading Athfest Announces Headliners
Athfest announced its official cd for the 2011 year. Note that none of these artists have been featured on a previous Athfest compilation cd. The release party will be announced soon.First thing I noticed? We've got a lot of country tinged music floating around right now. And a lot of straight up rock. Signs of … Continue reading Athfest 2011 Compilation Revealed
Ready for the most epic club crawl ever? Yup, Athfest time once again. Saturday nights at the Fest are always so hard to schedule. So much going on, so many bands to see. Rather overwhelming don't ya think? No worries though, we're compiling yet another schedule for ya so maybe things get a little easier.Also, … Continue reading ATHFEST MUSIC JUNKIE: Saturday Night Preview
Ok guys, sorry I had to take two days off from AMJ but sometimes stuff happens. ANYWAY, tonight kicks off Athfest with the Flagpole Music awards! I'll be tweeting from the event in case you can't make it.We seriously need your help in covering Athfest this year! We want your stories, critiques, adventures, pictures, drawings, … Continue reading WE NEED YOUR HELP!
Oh wow. I can't believe it's time for this already but ATHFEST has announced the artists and tracks that will be on this year's Athfest Compilation cd. While the compilations can be very hit and miss sometimes, this one looks pretty damn good to me. For starters, I've heard every band on this list before. While … Continue reading Athfest 2010 CD Announced
Look, I know you're worried about the sound quality. I know you want the songs on your submission piece to be perfect but C'MON! Go ahead, finish polishing your song and submit it to the 2010 Athfest CD. The deadline is January 29th so you've still got some time to get your stuff in. But … Continue reading Just Submit to Athfest Already!
Dead Confederate and Manchester Orchestra play in a dumpster at Athfest (2009/Jordan Stepp)Athfest. How I love thee. Thy massive, heaving throngs of humanity. The grim determination of the second stage bands. The near avoidance of heat strokes and heart attacks. The blessed, blessed music..I was beyond thrilled to get to cover the festival last year … Continue reading Hey You! Play Athfest 2010!