Setting the Stage: Reminiscing Athens’ Music from the 1970s and 1980s

By Emily DiAlbert, Staff Writer On March 9, almost 50 years after getting their start in music, J.D. Hutchison and the Realbilly Jive packed a crowd of Athens, Ohio residents into a local art gallery for a performance evoking pure Appalachian pride. On that night, the band’s audience was not just another crowd of strangers….

ACRN Prom with Adult Mom, Chris Farren and Scary Balance at The Union – 2/10/18

Adult Mom, Chris Farren and Scary Balance rocked the night away at ACRN’s first ever Prom! Check out our pics from the dream and delightful dance, and our captures from our auction fundraiser. We hope to see everyone real soon at this year’s Lobsterfest! Photos by Eric Perzanowski, Harley Wince, Joe Medlen and Braeden McClain.  

The Union – 2/10/17

Julia Martin with Water Witches, Qiet, The High Definitions, and Urban Tropic at The Union. Photos: Sam Felser

A Conversation With Athens’s Hottest DJ: DJ Barticus

Speaking from personal experience, Y2K night is one of the most well-done dance parties someone could attend. With the perfect mixture of obvious hits and even more hidden gems, DJ Barticus provides. Michael Bart, more commonly known as DJ Barticus, is known for his theme nights, animated persona, frock of curly brown hair, and perhaps most importantly, his…