Cincinnati reggae band The Pinstripes will return to Jackie O’s Pub & Brewery, bringing with them their award-winning world music style.
Several local bands will join forces Saturday to promote their newest projects for a projected sold-out show.
Many in Athens might dread the $5 cover charge at a venue’s door to see a local band perform, but the owners of the venue are paying certain companies more than $3,000 in yearly fees to host the acts.
With 584 million active users on Facebook every day, it can be hard for small-time bands to distinguish themselves in a music scene that is largely oversaturated.
Tim Peacock, an Athens music-scene staple who has long booked shows for Stuart’s Opera House and Nelsonville Music Festival, will move on to new projects as he ends his tenure as booking agent at Casa Nueva.
From vinyl to cassettes to digital downloads, the music industry is constantly evolving, but only now are the Billboard charts catching up to the 21st century.