B-52s Announce Athens Date for Farewell Tour

Finally! The B-52s announced a surprise hometown show in Athens on Tuesday, Nov. 15 to close out the band’s “final tour on Planet Earth.” Tickets will go on sale this Friday, Oct. 14, at 12 p.m. Read the full press release below.

B-52s to Hold Surprise Farewell Tour Stop at The Classic Center in Downtown Athens

ATHENS, Ga. – Monday, October 10 – The B-52s are ending their final tour of the cosmos where it all began, in Athens! The surprise last stop on their Farewell Tour will be Tuesday, November 15th, at 7:30 p.m. at The Classic Center Theatre in Downtown Athens.

The world’s greatest party band is throwing one last party in their hometown, with 100% proceeds going towards local Athens charities.

Tickets range from $50.00 to $195.00, plus applicable fees, and go on sale on Friday, October 14th, at noon.

Tickets won’t last long, so get yours early! Join The Classic Center Cultural Foundation today for access to the exclusive presale beginning Thursday, October 13th.  Get the best seats in the house and elevate your concert experience; members receive entry to a pre-show reception, private bars, and drink tickets. Visit to join. 

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