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.

  • ExploreGeorgia.org Songwriter Series 2017

    Various dates through Nov. 17, 2017

    Back by popular demand, this six-concert series features Georgia songwriters sharing the stories behind their music in venues across the state.

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  • Five Can't-Miss Music Festivals this Fall

    Whether you like hip hop, EDM, pop or bluegrass, these Georgia music festivals are guaranteed crowd-pleasers.

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  • 10 Can't-Miss Atlanta Music Festivals

    Catch your favorite bands at big music festivals in Atlanta this year!

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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