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Posted on: June 25, 2018

September 22, 2018 @ 8 p.m.

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Join us on Saturday, September 22 as Grammy Award nominated Brandi Carlile takes to The Classic Center Theatre stage, along with special guest Darlingside. This show is presented by AC Entertainment and Zero Mile Presents.

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

September 23, 2018 @ 7 p.m.

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Comedian Brian Regan Coming to The Classic Center Theatre Sunday, September 23
 

ATHENS, Ga. – Presented by Live Nation, comedian Brian Regan will perform live at The Classic Center Theatre on Sunday, September 23.

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

September 26, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m.

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On December 4, 1956, four young musicians -Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins gathered at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest rock ‘n’ roll jam sessions ever. The Tony® Award-...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

October 5, 2018 @ 8 p.m.

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Gospel singer Kirk Franklin, winner of 12 Grammy® Awards, will perform live at The Classic Center Theatre on Friday, October 5, 2018.

Tickets range from $44 to $74, plus applicable fees. Group rates are also available for this performance....

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

November 3, 2018 @ 8 p.m.

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SLAMBOREE - November 3rd, See all of your favorite pro wrestling superstars from WWE, WCW, TNA & ECW in action at this live TV taping for FITE TV. Universal Champion "Big Poppa Pump" Scott Steiner, WWE's Carlito, WCW's Buff Bagwell, and many...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

November 11, 2018 @ 3 p.m.

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Join us on Sunday, November 11 for the Athens Symphony Orchestra Fall Concert at The Classic Center Theatre.  The program will include compositions by Rodrigo, Longfield, De Falla, Jenkins, Lalo and Albeniz, featuring guitar soloist Philip Snyder...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

November 14, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m.

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Three-time Grammy Award® winner and Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Kris Kristofferson and The Strangers are coming to The Classic Center Theatre on Wednesday, November 14.

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Nov. 28 & 29, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m.

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Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the 2018 season with the must-see holiday show The New York Daily News proclaims a “delicious confection of charm, sparkle and talent by the sleighload and so full of energy it could end our dependence on oil.” Created by ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

Dec. 4 & 5, 2018 @ 7:30 p.m.

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JERSEY BOYS is the Tony®  and Grammy Award® -winning Best Musical about Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons: Frankie Valli, Bob Gaudio, Tommy DeVito and Nick Massi. This is the behind-the-scenes true story of how a group of blue-co...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

December 13, 2018 @ 7 p.m.

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Christian rock band Newsboys United is coming to The Classic Center Theatre on December 13, with special guests Zealand and Adam Agee. Tickets are on sale now!

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Dec. 22 & 23, 2018 (times vary)

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Bring the family out for one of the holiday's most beloved stories - The Nutcracker - presented by The National Ballet of Odessa from Ukraine. Choose from one of two magical performances this Christmas season! Tickets are on sale now!*This performance is ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

January 8, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.

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Broadway's Best Party is turning up the volume to ten! Nominated for five Tony Awards®, Rock of Ages captures the iconic era of 1980s Hollywood. Featuring the music of hit bands such as Styx, Poison, Twisted Sister, Whitesnake, and more, this Tent...

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Posted on: August 7, 2018

February 1-3, 2019 (times vary)

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The Athens Area Pickleball Association is excited to announce that the 5th Annual Pickled Peach Valentine Classic Pickleball Tournament will be held February 1-3, 2019.

This tournament will again be held indoors in the beautiful all-weather Akins Ford Aren...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

February 4, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.

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Rodgers + Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is the Tony Award®-winning musical from the creators of South Pacific and The Sound of Music that’s delighting audiences with its surprisingly contemporary take on the classic tale. This lush ...

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Posted on: September 7, 2018

February 27, 2019 @ 6:30 p.m.

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Join us at The Classic Center Theatre on Wednesday, February 27 for Wild Kratts Live 2.0! Wild Kratts Live! is a theatrical stage show based on the #1 animated television series Wild Kratts. Martin and Chris Kratt, stars of the Emmy-nominated Wild Kratts ...

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Posted on: June 21, 2018

April 4, 2019 @ 7:30 p.m.

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FINDING NEVERLAND tells the incredible story behind Peter Pan. Playwright J.M. Barrie struggles to find inspiration until he meets four young brothers and their beautiful widowed mother. Spellbound by the boys’ enchanting make-believe adventures...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

Wild Kratts Live 2.0 leaps onto The Classic Center Theatre stage on February 27

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Wild Kratts® Leaps onto Stages from Coast-to-Coast with Wild Kratts LIVE 2.0 –Activate Creature Power®! All-New Action-Packed Touring Production Brings the Stars of the Emmy-Nominated Hit PBS KIDS Series...

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Posted on: September 20, 2018

The 47th Annual Georgia State Square Dance Convention will be held Friday and Saturday

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Square dance convention coming to Classic Center

Story by: Athens Banner-Herald

The 47th Annual Georgia State Square Dance Convention will be held Friday and Saturday at The Classic Center in downtown Athens.

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Posted on: September 11, 2018

Georgia hockey looking to freshmen to contribute in 2018

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Georgia hockey looking to freshmen to contribute in 2018

Georgia’s club hockey team kicked off their preseason with the Puck Drop event held at the Classic Center Thursday night.

Head coach Rick Emmett...

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Posted on: September 4, 2018

Million Dollar Quartet Rocks ‘N’ Rolls The Classic Center Theatre on September 26

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Tony® Award-Winning Musical Rocks ‘N’ Rolls

 The Classic Center Theatre on September 26th

 

ATHENS, Ga. (August 29) – The Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet, inspired by...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

The Peach State Cats to play arena football at Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center

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The Peach State Cats to play arena football at Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center

ATHENS, Ga. – The Classic Center is proud to host the Peach State Cats professional indoor football team at Akins Ford Arena for the upcoming season, w...

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Posted on: August 20, 2018

Grammy Award® winner Kris Kristofferson and The Strangers are coming to The Classic Center Theatre

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Grammy Award® winner Kris Kristofferson and The Strangers are coming to The Classic Center Theatre November 14 

ATHENS, Ga. – Three-time Grammy Award® winner and Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Kris Kristofferson and The Strangers are...

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Posted on: August 3, 2018

2018-19 UGA Hockey season tickets at Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center are on sale now

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2018-19 UGA Hockey season tickets at Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center are on sale now

ATHENS, GA – The UGA Ice Dogs are headed back to Akins Ford Arena at The Classic Center this fall!

Season tickets are on sale now for $100 each and include...

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Posted on: July 13, 2018

Season tickets for the 2018-19 Broadway Entertainment Series are on sale now

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Season tickets for the 2018-19 Broadway Entertainment Series at The Classic Center Theatre are on sale now

ATHENS, Ga. – The Classic Center is pleased to announce that season tickets for the 2018-19 Broadway Entertainment Series are now ...

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Posted on: May 14, 2018

Multi-Grammy® Award Winning Gospel Artist Kirk Franklin Coming to The Classic Center Theatre Friday,

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Multi-Grammy® Award Winning Gospel Artist Kirk Franklin Coming to The Classic Center Theatre Friday, October 5
 

ATHENS, Ga. – Gospel singer Kirk Franklin, winner of 12 Grammy® Awards, will perform live at The Classic Center Theatre on Frid...

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Posted on: April 2, 2018

Comedian Brian Regan Coming to The Classic Center Theatre Sunday, September 23

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Comedian Brian Regan Coming to The Classic Center Theatre Sunday, September 23
 

Presented by Live Nation, comedian Brian Regan will perform live at The Classic Center Theatre on Sunday, September 23.

Tickets will go on sale to the public this Friday, April 6...

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