Author: lisa_sammons

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…

Bragg Jam 2016 in Macon – a 2nd review + more photos

Came to type up my Bragg Jam review & saw Bill beat me to it, but we did catch different bands, so hopefully a second review isn’t one too many! I had never been to Bragg Jam before, so upon…

AthFest day 3 – review + photos

[Editor’s note: click here for Lisa’s post on Athfest day 1 and click here for her take on day 2.] I took a much needed morning off on the final day of Athfest, as the high temperature was around 100…