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Posted on: December 5, 2022

June 22, 2023

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Six String Southern Productions and Classic Entertainment present Travis Tritt (full band) along with special guest Tyler Reese Tritt.

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

June 23, 2023

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Jerry Seinfeld at The Classic Center Theatre has been rescheduled for Friday, June 23, 2023. 

Seinfeld has been hailed for his uncanny ability to joke about the little things in life that relate to audiences everywhere. 

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Posted on: May 16, 2023

February 13, 2024

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Take A Chance On MANIA...and you won’t be disappointed! The world’s number one touring ABBA tribute is heading to Athens. MANIA has toured the world in its quest to bring the music of the Swedish "supergroup" to their millions of fans, old and n...

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Posted on: November 14, 2022

Postponed to 2024

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The Bonnie Raitt performance originally scheduled for Wednesday, May 17, at The Classic Center Theatre has been postponed. Bonnie has a medical situation that requires surgery to address. Ticket holders should retain all tickets to the May date; original ...

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Posted on: June 6, 2023

Score great parking for this upcoming football season

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(Athens, Ga) – Get ready for this upcoming UGA football season by thinking ahead for your parking needs. The Classic Center offers season football parking passes in their 24-hour secure parking deck that is located less than a mile from Sanford ...

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Posted on: May 30, 2023

Athens Local Receives 30 under 30 Award

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ATHENS, Ga – The International Association of Venue Managers selects a class of 30 venue professionals under 30 years of age to be recognized each year. This year The Classic Center is honored to have one of its own among the recipients.

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Posted on: May 17, 2023

LARGEST ROOFTOP SOLAR DISPLAY BEGINS

The Classic Center's Solar Panels

ATHENS, Ga – The first phase of the 1,600 solar panels that will be placed on the rooftops of The Classic Center’s buildings is underway. The Classic Center is partnering with Cherry Street Energy to build Georgia's l...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

The Classic Center Cultural Foundation Awards Scholarships to Eight Regional High School Students

ATHENS, Ga - The Classic Center Cultural Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2023 performing and visual arts scholarships: Laila Carter, North Oconee High School; Seager Hunt, Athens Academy; Kaylor Jones, Prince Avenue Christian Schoo...

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Posted on: May 15, 2023

Four students receive scholarships from the 2023 Paul T. Martin Hospitality Education Fund

ATHENS, Ga - The Classic Center Cultural Foundation is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2023 Paul T. Martin Hospitality Education Fund: Haynes Baker, University of Georgia; McKenna Ezekiel, Athens Community Career Academy, Athens Technical Colleg...

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Posted on: April 24, 2023

Creating paths for a successful career

Bread for Life's Career Connect

ATHENS, Ga – Explore different career fields while getting paid to work part-time at The Classic Center during Bread for Life’s Career Connect, May 30-June 27, 2023. Bread for Life’s Career Connect is a 5-week program open to...

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Posted on: April 6, 2023

Classic Galleries are in full bloom at The Classic Center

Third Thursday April 20, 2023

 

ATHENS, Ga. – Third Thursday is a collective effort of local organizations around Athens to make art accessible to the public while highlighting and encouraging local talent. The Classic Center will unveil two new galleries on April 20...

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Posted on: April 4, 2023

The Classic Center Awards Employees with Scholarship Funds

Four employees of The Classic Center were recently awarded scholarships to further pursue their career goals in the hospitality industry.   The Classic Center has long been a driving force in workforce development. The addition of the Paul M. Cra...

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Posted on: March 30, 2023

Explore Georgia to Celebrate Global Meetings Industry Day March 30

Meetings Matter at The Classic Center

Explore Georgia, the tourism division of the Georgia Department of Economic Development, is proud to support Global Meetings Industry Day (GMID) on March 30

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Posted on: March 3, 2023

The Classic Center Reveals New Brand

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(Athens, Ga) –The Classic Center unveiled its new logo, inspired by the stainless-steel structure, “Nest” by artist Maureen Kelly, hanging in the atrium of The Classic Center.

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Posted on: February 20, 2023

New Members added to Arena Project User Group

(Athens, Ga) – Athens-Clarke County Manager Blaine Williams has appointed two new members to the SPLOST Project User Group for The Classic Center Arena, which is set to open in early 2024. The Project User Group provides input and guidance to th...

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Posted on: February 13, 2023

Increased Support for Hospitality Learning Lab

ATHENS, Ga. – The Classic Center Cultural Foundation receives a grant from The Newland Family Foundation, Inc., that will be used to support the experience for students in The Classic Center Learning Lab.

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Posted on: January 26, 2023

Georgia Music Hall of Fame Support Grows

Georgia's music collection has a new home at The Classic Center Arena

Georgia Music Hall of Fame Support Grows

 ATHENS, Ga. – The Riverview Foundation awarded The Classic Center Cultural Foundation a grant totaling $100,000 in support of the ELEVATE Campaign. This grant will enhance the experience of the G...

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Posted on: December 12, 2022

The Classic Center and New Arena Powered by the Sun

The Classic Center Arena Rendering

The Classic Center and New Arena Powered by the Sun 

Athens-Clarke County Approves Largest Municipal Rooftop Solar in Georgia 

Athens, GA—Athens-Clarke County Commission unanimously approved an agreement to allow The&...

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Posted on: December 6, 2022

Multi-Platinum Selling and Award-Winning Artist Travis Tritt to Bring 2023 Tour to The Classic Cent

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Multi-platinum-selling and award-winning artist Travis Tritt will bring his recently announced Travis Tritt 2023 tour to The Classic Center Theatre on Thursday, June 22, 2023, along with special guest Tyler Reese Tritt....

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Posted on: July 27, 2022

Premier Comedian Jerry Seinfeld to Perform at The Classic Center in Athens, GA

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JS Touring announced today that America’s premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, has rescheduled 2020’s postponed show at The Classic Center. 

Jerry Seinfeld, originally slated for April 2020 will now hit the stage at The Classic Center Theatre on Frid...

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