Author: lisa_sammons

Athens Popfest Saturday: Review + Photos

The last night of Athens Popfest was my favorite–I only saw three acts, but they were all phenomenal. First up was Athens rapper Lingua Franca. I had seen her before, but she was really on her game at Popfest. Her…

Athens Popfest Friday: Review + Photos

Friday’s edition of Athens Popfest was a little rough for me–I spent most of the day incredibly sore, as I tripped over a rock and bruised my tailbone pretty bad. I was only able to catch three bands. The first…

Athens Popfest Thursday: Review + Photos

I was only able to catch a few bands on Thursday at Georgia Theatre, but they were all pretty good and the lineup was a nice variety. Red Pony Clock was one of the more interesting acts I’ve seen in…

Athens Popfest Wednesday: Review + Photos

Athens Popfest is always a bittersweet event –the four day festival is always fun, but it marks the end of the student-less summer and sends Athens off with a bang back into its typical chaotic state of students, traffic, and…

Bragg Jam 2017: Write-Up + Pictures

Went down to Macon last weekend for my second edition of Bragg Jam. Such a well-run festival with lots of great venues and artists, it’s really a pleasure to go to and more than worth the drive. The first act…

Classic City American Music Festival – review + photos

Headed into downtown Athens for the Classic City American Music Festival last Sunday, had an absolutely lovely time! This was my first time at The Foundry and I found it to be one of the nicest venues I’ve been to…

AthFest Day 3: review + photos

This article continues my writeup of AthFest, an Athens festival held each year to benefit Athfest Educates, a nonprofit that promotes arts and music education in Clarke County public schools. I had several errands to run before work on Monday,…

AthFest Day 2: review + photos

This article continues my writeup of AthFest, an Athens festival held each year to benefit Athfest Educates, a nonprofit that promotes arts and music education in Clarke County public schools. Saturday was a bit hectic–there was intermittent rain throughout the…

AthFest Day 1: review + photos

Athens, a city practically synonymous with “college town,” can get a bit sleepy during the summer. One event that always livens up the Classic City is AthFest, held annually in June. The three day event stimulates the local economy and…

Athens Popfest – review + photos

After a five year hiatus, Athens Popfest returned with a bang last week. The four day festival began the day before UGA classes started back, and as such, it felt like a last celebration of the townies before the students…