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Led by the success of The B-52s and R.E.M., Athens, GA was the most happening music scene in the country by the mid ‘80s. This film paints Athens as a magical and artistic environment where bands are not in competition, but co-exist in harmony. Live performances from, and interviews with, REM, The B-52s, Pylon, B-B-Q Killers, Flat Duo Jets, Love Tractor, Kilkenny Cats, The Squalls, folk artist Rev. Howard Finster & others.

Led by the success of The B-52s and R.E.M., Athens, GA was the most happening music scene in the country by the mid ‘80s. This film paints Athens as a magical and artistic environment where bands are not in competition, but co-exist in harmony. Live performances from, and interviews with, REM, The B-52s, Pylon, B-B-Q Killers, Flat Duo Jets, Love Tractor, Kilkenny Cats, The Squalls, folk artist Rev. Howard Finster & others.

"The area of downtown Athens spanning west to Pulaski and north to where Dougherty curves into Prince was no larger than a few square blocks, but its presence in the collective imaginations of musicians—either current, soon to be, or never will but nonetheless hopeful—and their devo­tees loomed larger than Sanford Stadium." -- Winter, Chapter 2

40 40 Watt-Running into old friends at the REM Record Release Party for Automatic For The People

Chickasaw Mudd Puppies : 90's Alt from Athens, GA

Chickasaw Mudd Puppies : 90's Alt Music from Athens, GA

Chickasaw Mudd Puppies Porch-stompin' Alt music duoduo from early Athens, GA music scene will have ya hootin' & hollerin'.

st. mary's episcopal church (terry allen)

st. mary's episcopal church (terry allen)

Plan your trip to Athens, GA by car, bus or air! The choice is yours!

Find detailed directions on how to get to Athens, GA. Find Maps and transportation companies to make your trip as smooth as possible!

Soul food in Athens Ga: Weaver D's Delicious Fine Foods. It's automatic for the people!

Weaver D's finds its fame with soul food that rocks

Athens, GA / Inside Out (Original Cover Artwork) - Documentary about the Athens GA music scene in the 80's. Bands include Pylon, Flats Duo Jets, Love Tractor, B-52's, etc.

Athens, GA / Inside Out (Original Cover Artwork) - Documentary about the Athens GA music scene in the Bands include Pylon, Flats Duo Jets, Love Tractor, etc.

Get your groove on at the Georgia Theatre, a remodeled movie theater that hosts some of the best headliner bands in the south. #Athens

Get your groove on at the Georgia Theatre, a remodeled movie theater that hosts some of the best headliner bands in the south.

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