Photo Credit: Porter McLeod
WINNER: Chase Park Transduction
160 Winston Dr. · 706-227-0680
The perennial favorite. They've been at it for a long time now, helping Athens musicians find the sound they're looking for.
RUNNER UP: The Glow Recording Studio
www.theglowrecordingstudio.com · 706-347-3323
WINNER: Caledonia Lounge
256 W. Clayton St. · 706-549-5577
Cram 200 people in tight, and it concentrates the sound and enhances the experience, and explains why musicians like this place as much as the patrons.
RUNNER UP: Flicker Theatre & Bar
263 W. Washington St. · 706-546-0039
WINNER: Georgia Theatre
215 N. Lumpkin St. · 706-850-7670
The trial by fire of the Georgia Theatre has the happy ending of showing what dedicated determination and understanding the essence of Athens music can bring to an enthusiastic community.
RUNNER UP: 40 Watt Club
285 W. Washington St. · 706-549-7871
WINNER: Farm 255
255 W. Washington St. · 706-549-4660
The Farm has been just as inventive with our ears as it has with our stomachs, providing something different that we didn't know we couldn't do without.
RUNNER UP: Hendershot's Coffee Bar
1560 Oglethorpe Ave. · 706-353-3050