Georgia Music

From pioneers James Brown, Little Richard, Johnny Mercer and Otis Redding to musical innovators the B-52s, Outkast and R.E.M. to current chart-toppers Luke Bryan, Casting Crowns, Future, Lecrae, Third Day, Usher and Zac Brown Band, Georgians help shape the fabric of American music. Live music is ingrained in Peach State communities from symphonies and sacred harp singings to more than 100 music festivals and concert series staged annually. The state’s music heritage is celebrated in attractions, exhibitions, landmarks and tribute events. Visit Georgia and create your own soundtrack of music and memories.

  • ExploreGeorgia.org Songwriter Series

    Returning in 2017, this concert series features Georgia songwriters sharing the stories behind their music in venues across the state.

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  • Vince Gill Live in Macon

    Feb. 16, 2017

    Hear the signature sound of country music legend Vince Gill live in concert at the Macon City Auditorium!

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  • Georgia Philharmonic: Beyond Impressionism

    March 25, 2017

    Hear impressionistic choral classical music in Marietta, including Debussy's lavish Nocturnes and Vaughan Williams' ethereal Dona Nobis Pacem.

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  • Blue Highway

    March 25, 2017

    Visit Thomasville for Another Night of Bluegrass featuring the Blue Highway, a band with three lead singers, rich harmonies and unforgettable songs.

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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