Georgia Theatre | Athens, GA
Georgia Theatre | 215 North Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA | 706-850-7670 | georgiatheatre.com/
Athens Americana Music Festival's back & growing!

Twilight Americana Festival

The 6th annual event will be the Twilight Americana Music Festival in conjunction with the much loved Twilight Criterium annual bike race and festival filling the streets and clubs of our fine town of Athens, Georgia. Join us for an exciting weekend of racing and shows from your favorite local, regional, and national Americana acts!

MIKE COOLEY (OF DRIVE-BY TRUCKERS)
w/ T. Hardy Morris
Thursday - 4/25/2013
@ Georgia Theatre
8:00 PM | 18 & Up | $25

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DEER TICK
w/ Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires, The District Attorneys
Friday - 4/26/2013
@ 40 Watt Club
9:00 PM | 18 & Up | $20

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LEON RUSSELL
w/ Lera Lynn
Saturday - 4/27/2013
@ Georgia Theatre
8:00 PM | 18 & Up | $25

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Big Boi

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BIG BOI Shoes for Running 2013 World Tour
with special guest Killer Mike
Thursday - 4/18/2013
8:00 PM | 18 & Up | $26 GA / $75 VIP
Big Boi transformed into his more mature self, Sir Lucious Left Foot, on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day last year and began recording his second solo album Sir Lucious Left Foot: The Son Of Chico Dusty. The day carried an extraordinary energy-similar to 5 years earlier on the same holiday, when Big Boi started working on Speakerboxxx, which went on to win two Grammy's and [more...]

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Charles Bradley

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CHARLES BRADLEY AND HIS EXTRAORDINAIRES
w/ Paul & The Tall Trees
Friday - 4/19/2013
8:00 PM | 18 & Up | $15
Charles Bradley is no stranger to hard times. Born in Gainesville, Florida in 1948 and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Charles spent the better part of his childhood living on the streets. One of the more optimistic moments of his childhood came in 1962, when his sister took him to see James Brown at The Apollo. Brown's energy formed a lasting impression on Charles. He went home [more...]

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Les Claypool's Duo de Twang

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LES CLAYPOOL'S DUO DE TWANG
Saturday - 4/20/2013
8:00 PM | 18 & Up | $22.50
Les and "his old pal Mirv"... Leslie Edward "Les" Claypool is an American musician and writer, best known as the lead vocalist and bassist in the band Primus. Claypool's playing style on the electric bass mixes tapping, flamenco-like strumming, whammy bar bends, and slapping. Duo De Twang is Les' most recent project with Marc "Mirv" Haggard, guitarist and singer for the [more...]

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AER w/ Long Miles
Tuesday - 4/23/2013
8:00 PM | 18 & Up | $13
David von Mering and Carter Schultz of Wayland, MA create music that finds its roots in reggae, acoustic pop and indie rock, with smooth guitar riffs and a strong rap component. After releasing their mixtapes "Water On The Moon" and "The Reach" in late-2010 and mid-2011 respectively, the guys proceeded to release their first iTunes EP "What You Need" in October of 2011. "What [more...]

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Leftover Salmon

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LEFTOVER SALMON w/ The Pimps Of Joytime
Wednesday - 4/24/2013
9:00pm | 18 & Up | $20
Looking back over the past 25 years of rootsy, string-based music, the impact of Leftover Salmon is impossible to deny. Formed in Boulder at the end of 1989, the Colorado slamgrass pioneers were one of the first bluegrass bands to add drums and tour rock & roll bars, helping Salmon become a pillar of the jam band scene and unwitting architects of the jam grass genre. [more...]

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Yo La Tengo

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YO LA TENGO
Monday - 4/29/2013
8:00 PM | 18 & Up | $20
Ira Kaplan, Georgia Hubley and James McNew sound like no other band. This is not because they're contrarians, but because they're artists. I Am Not Afraid Of You And I Will Beat Your Ass has everything that ever made Yo La Tengo great, but elevated to new heights, from the remarkable orchestral chamber piece "Black Flowers" to the garage-punk rave-up "Watch Out For Me Ronnie." [more...]

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JUICY J w/ A$AP Ferg
Wednesday - 5/1/2013
9:00 PM | 18 & Up | $25 - $75
Together with production partner DJ Paul, Juicy J played an important role in the South's rise to prominence within the once East- and West Coast-dominated rap industry. Behind the duo's leadership, Three 6 Mafia rose from an underground phenomenon in Memphis to a nationally recognized rap empire, spinning off numerous solo albums for the collective's many members in the mid- [more...]

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RAQ & THE HEAVY PETS
Thursday - 5/9/2013
8:00 PM | 18 & Up | $10
With their unique sound, featuring complex song structure coupled with quirky-yet-accessible lyrics and a healthy dose of full-band improvisation, RAQ delivers a strong presence to their allegiant fans nationwide. Hailing from Burlington, Vermont, the band began with the name "Shadraq", but shortened the name to RAQ before cutting their debut album Shed Tech. The bands [more...]

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Georgia Theatre | 215 North Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA | 706-850-7670 | georgiatheatre.com/