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The Guest List returns for 2018 with an all female brain trust while musicologist Gabe Vodicka takes a break to enjoy the pleasures of new parenthood! (Congrats Gabe!) Meanwhile regular brain trust members Molly Williams and Amber Henderson welcome guest host Marie Uhler of Eureka California! Highlights for February include shows by Oh Jeremiah, Orange Constant, Jonathan Richman, and of course Eureka California!

The Musical Bridge To Culture

Jan 25, 2018

You might hear the name Athens Tango Project and think it's just another band you might see as part of the vibrant music scene here in Athens....but not only does this band offer a unique brand of music, consistent with the name, it's led by an artist with an equally distinctive sound and story. Feature Reporter Allison Salerno has more about how the band's founder hopes the music will broaden listeners' understanding of Latin American culture.

The Guest List wraps up the holidays and 2017 with a special year end review of some of the best shows and albums of 2017! Who made the list? You're gonna have to listen to find out!

ER Doctors: Dealing with Stress in a Unique Way

Dec 18, 2017

A trip to the Emergency Room is never an easy thing. But the doctors who care for us in the ER face their own kind of stress. WUGA Feature reporter Allison Salerno stopped by St. Mary's Hospital in Athens to find out more about what's being done to both improve patient care and prevent doctor burnout, but she never imagined Guitars and Drums would be involved. 

This week on Sound of Athens, legendary producer David Barbe and his music business students from UGA present a recording of Indigo Girls, captured Live in Athens, GA.