Tag: Athens

Jim James + HeadCount Announce The Future Is Voting College Tour

Jim James and HeadCount are proud to announce “The Future Is Voting Tour,” comprising six nonpartisan multi-artist shows in college towns in electoral “swing districts” that he instigated in order to promote voter participation. Set to begin with a celebratory late-night open-to-the-public event at Emo’s in Austin, TX on October 7, the tour will feature…

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Coming Home to the Georgia Theatre

On a recent HeadCount outing, I had the pleasure to be among the nearly 1,000 happy and adoring fans joyously singing along with Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes ‘Home, let me come home-o-ome, Home is wherever I’m with you.’ And while most people were probably thinking of their significant others, it occurred to me…

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Georgia Theatre Rehabilitation Fund Seeks Donations

The Athens Theatre, host to countless shows by HeadCount-affiliated artists, burned down on June 19. Now the theater’s owners have partnered with the Georgia Trust to establish a fund dedicated to restoring the historic theater. Tax-deductible donations to the Georgia Theatre Rehabilitation Fund may be made to the Georgia Trust. Wilmot Green, the theater’s owner,…