Georgia Music

From pioneers reaching and preaching from the side of a scratchy 78 to current artists dominating digital downloads, Georgia’s musical past, present and future is and always shall be marked by a spirit of innovation, reflection and the sense of soul that is uniquely Georgia. And, while we may claim it as our own, Georgia’s music truly belongs to the world. There’s not a single community – from Brasstown to the beaches – that doesn’t celebrate this most precious of exports with performances, exhibitions, landmarks and events. Visit Georgia, and create your own soundtrack of music and memories.

  • 5 Iconic Georgia Music Venues

    Catch any show at these renowned venues for an unforgettable experience.

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  • Must-See Sites for Allman Brothers Band Fans

    See where band members lived, ate, performed, found inspiration, died and rest peacefully in Georgia.

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  • Zac Brown's Southern Ground: Behind the Curtain

    See where the magic happens on this tour of Zac Brown's workshop in Peachtree City.

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  • 14 of Georgia's Best Outdoor Music Venues

    When the weather is right and the music is tight, there is nothing quite like an outdoor concert in Georgia.

    Credit: Papa Joe's Banjobque Music Festival, Facebook
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  • Your Georgia Live Music Source

    Find more upcoming concerts at ExploreGeorgia.org/events!

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Explore Music Heritage by Interest

Bluegrass
  From the annual Georgia String
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Bluegrass
Blues
  To spend a day exploring Georgia blu
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Blues
Gospel
  Sacred music has always been part of
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Gospel
Gravesites
  In the introduction to Tombstone Tou
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Gravesites
Nappalachia
  The Georgia Wine Highway stretches f
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Nappalachia
Vinyl
  The rituals of vinyl are experiences
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Vinyl

Explore Music Heritage by City

Albany
  For a town of less than 100,000 resi
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Albany
Athens
  The B-52s and R.E.M.&
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Athens
Atlanta
  As Georgia’s most populous cit
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Atlanta
Augusta
  Although best known as James Br
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Augusta
Columbus
  Columbus has never been short on hom
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Columbus
Dahlonega
  Rooted in Appalachian culture, Dahlo
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Dahlonega
Macon
  The roots of American music run deep
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Macon
Rome
  There must be "something in the
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Rome
Savannah
  A melting pot of musical creativity,
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Savannah