• The Sound Crowd

    Sitting on a wheeled chair in the dimly lit campus studio, James Probel glides from the Rupert Neve 5088 mixing board to the desktop computer. He grabs the mouse and clicks play in the Logic Pro X software. The sound of bass guitar and drums played by the band...
  • Old Thread, New Stitches

    Fast fashion is all the hype. But there’s a way around it. When I was young, my mom shopped at thrift stores for my clothes and would sometimes make things for special occasions. To refresh my memory on all of that, I called her to ask a few questions...
  • Strength from Within

    During her junior year of high school, Nadeen Ali found herself struggling at her first attempt at yoga. Ali and her group of friends, who were dancers, decided to try the “Hot Powerful Flow” class at Inner Bliss Studio in Cleveland. It wasn’t quite what she expected. The class...
  • Behind his Art: Loss and Revival

    Down a side street in the art-filled neighborhood of La Boca in Buenos Aires stands a towering, red metal gate, securely locked. Behind the door, a narrow entrance leads back, opening up to the vibrant inside of Museo Conteillo. The color-blocked walls stretch high, filled to capacity with hanging plants, striking oil paintings,...
  • 14 Fest Preview

    It’s a groundbreaking year in #Fest history. Featuring a brand new two-day event with overnight camping passes available, the #14Fest stage will become a platform for more artists than ever before. Outside of the main acts, #14Fest features Niykee Heaton, Slander, Nghtmre, and many more. #14Fest is just days...
  • Athens Music Listings for 4/4 – 4/9

    Tuesday April 5 Vinyl Tuesday @ Jackie O’s – 4 p.m. Bring a favorite album, and Jackie O’s will play it. It’s as simple as that. This event will be held at Jackie O’s Taproom on Campbell Street. Celtic Session @ Jackie O’s – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday April 6...
  • Athens Music Listings: March 21 – March 26

    Monday, March 21 Tuesday, March 22 Celtic Session @ Jackie O’s – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 23 Open Stage with Chris Biester @ Casa Nueva – 10 p.m. Thursday, March 24 Donkey Musicians’ Open Stage @ Donkey Coffee – 8:00 p.m. Vibe & Direct + Yosemight @ Casa Nueva...
  • Review: Cole Swindell Wows Athens Crowd

    Friday night, students, adults, and young children filed into Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium. Despite the age gap, the general attire of the crowd seemed to include a variety of flannels, denim jackets, cowboy boots and beaded jean pockets. The atmosphere inside was relatively calm as people sat back in their...
  • Athens Music Listings: March 7 – March 13

    Photo provided by Water Witches Monday March 7 N/A Tuesday March 8 Celtic Session @ Jackie O’s – 8:30 p.m. Wednesday March 9 Open Stage @ Casa Nueva – 10 p.m. Thursday March 10 Donkey Musicians’ Open Stage @ Donkey Coffee – 8:00 p.m. The Revulvas + Wished Bone...
  • Athens Music Listings: Feb. 8 – Feb. 13

    Photo provided by Coolville Hotclub Monday Feb. 8 Coolville Hotclub at Casa Nueva – 9 p.m. Coolville Hotclub is a gypsy jazz band based in Athens. The band originally played songs inspired by the gypsy swing music of Django Reinhardt and Stéphane Grappelli, but now includes music from a...
  • T-Pain takes Athens to church

    Saturday night, Templeton-Blackburn Alumni Memorial Auditorium flooded with anxious students and their siblings. The crowd filled up quickly, with groups of people standing between the aisles swaying, snapping, and grooving to the opening act, DJ Bandcamp. Selfies were being taken all around, and the general attire seemed to include...
  • Athens Music Listings: Feb. 1 – Feb. 6

    Monday Feb. 1 Open Stage & Jackie O’s – 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Tuesday Feb. 2 Celtic Session @ Jackie O’s – 8:30 p.m. – 11 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 3 Open Stage with Chris Biester @ Casa Nueva – 10:00 p.m. Thursday Feb. 4 Open Stage @ Donkey...
  • Athens music listings: Jan. 25 – Jan. 30

    Photo provided by Bruce Dalzell Monday Jan. 25 Coolville Hot Club @ Casa Nueva – 9:00 p.m. Coolville Hot Club is a gypsy jazz based in Athens. The band originally played songs inspired by the gypsy swing music of Django Reinhardt and Staphane Grappelli, but now includes music from...
  • Simply an Ohio band

    When Taylor Meier and Evan Westfall take the stage, they get to do what they do every day – jam out. Taylor (lead vocals/guitar) and Evan (banjo/vocals/kickdrum) make up CAAMP, an indie-folk band originating from Columbus, Ohio. Taking after musical influences such as Ray LaMontange, Justin Vernon and Trampled...