Flagpole Music Awards: Band/Performer of the Year

(Art/Ziona Kocher, lizzybknits.deviantart.com)You might have noticed that the ballot for Band/Performer of the Year of the Flagpole Athens Music Awards is blank. Which means you have over 500 Athens bands to choose from to pick as the best. You've seen all the nominees for the other groups, you've got the power of the internet at … Continue reading Flagpole Music Awards: Band/Performer of the Year

Flagpole Music Awards: Upstarts

They're the noobs, the openers, the little rookies that older bands can smash under their feet on the way to the top. Ironically, most of these bands nominated in Upstarts for the Flagpole Athens Music Awards will probably outlast their tormentors. These kids work hard for the (lack of) money and show tons of potential. … Continue reading Flagpole Music Awards: Upstarts

Flagpole Music Awards: Solo Performer

ADAM KLEINThe first time I saw Adam Klein, I was on assignment for Flagpole. It was one of my first show reviews and I was a bit nervous. I shouldn't have been. The very kind Klein charmed the socks off the entire audience with his very folky americana sound. I remember thinking I had been … Continue reading Flagpole Music Awards: Solo Performer

Flagpole Music Awards: Tribute Bands PLUS CONTEST

GUESS THESE BANDS!!Tribute bands. Love 'em or hate 'em, they are a big part of the Athens music scene. There are times when I'm not sure what the Georgia Theatre would do without some cover band gracing the stage. Since I have never seen any of these bands live and just listening to them would … Continue reading Flagpole Music Awards: Tribute Bands PLUS CONTEST

Flagpole Music Awards: Best Album Artwork

It should be noted that the following is compiled from the personal tastes of everyone at Athens Music Junkie and some of our friends. Since the section is blank on the Flagpole Athens Music Awards ballot, feel free to enter them in and post a link below to plug your favorite. You can search AthensMusic.net … Continue reading Flagpole Music Awards: Best Album Artwork

Flagpole Music Awards: Punk/Hardcore

(Art/Ziona Kocher, lizzybknits.deviantart.com)They're loud, rude, and the perfect people to let crash on your parents' couch if you really want to annoy them. Actually, these nominees are all really nice but their music makes you want to start a revolution or something. Armed with three chords and their versions of the truth, the nominees for … Continue reading Flagpole Music Awards: Punk/Hardcore

Flagpole Music Awards: Pop

(Art/Ziona Kocher, lizzybknits.deviantart.com)They write the tunes they want the whole world to sing. If you haven't seen the following bands yet, make sure you do before one of them ends up on the Grey's Anatomy or House soundtrack or something. The nominees for Pop in the Flagpole Athens Music Awards aim to please. Rocky, punky, … Continue reading Flagpole Music Awards: Pop