Welcome to the website of the department of music studies at the national and kapodistrian university of athens. Its state-of-the-art design and sound system, coupled with contemporary flourishes like a rooftop bar, has helped re-establish athens as an destination for in-demand touring artists. Later in the 1980s, the city pumped out popular indie groups like pylon, love tractor and oh-ok, as well as bands like widespread panic, which went on to become one of the most recognizable names on the jam-band landscape.
While athens’ clubs are pulsing with the current sounds by night, athens’ musical heritage is alive by daylight through self-guided music history tours , available online or at the athens welcome center (280 e. Dougherty st.). Visitors can explore the roots of athens μπουζουκια αθηνα χειμωνας 2019 at such spots as the railroad trestle featured on the cover of r.E.M.’s album murmur and various incarnations of the 40 watt club.
However, age and capacity restrictions still apply with these wristbands. January: the b-52’s, reunited with cindy wilson, play the 40 watt club as a warm-up to playing a super bowl party held by ted turner and jane fonda in atlanta. Give art rocks athens, and our mission of preserving the art of this historically important period of american art, a mandate to push through our initial year and beyond as a principal benefactor.
Lucky jones rockin’ rhythm and blues from this local band. The athens music scene is legendary and always booming. Over the past few years, many of the people who were involved in the early athens art and music scenes have come to a startling conclusion: they are not going to live forever. July: the athens music and arts festival, or athfest, an annual celebration of local music combining an outdoor street fair with a nightclub crawl, makes its debut.
May: paul scales and steve allen officially open the 40 watt club as a nightclub (though originally called the 40 watt club east), devoted entirely to local bands in the scene.” the side effects are the first band to showcase there. Going far beyond veggies, the athens farmers market is a gathering spot for makers of home goods, health, and beauty products, plus live music and more fun.