Upcoming WUGA Events
WUGA-FM, the public radio station operated by the University of Georgia, will present the 2015 Athens Jazz Festival, a daylong free concert featuring local jazz musicians, on Sunday, September 6, from 1:00 – 7:00 PM on the lawn of the Georgia Center for Continuing Education.
The Athens Jazz Festival is an important part of WUGA’s history. This year’s daylong festival puts the spotlight on local talent.
Among the performers on this year’s concert are Trey Wright, Artie Ball Swing Band, Classic City Swing, a 17-piece big band, Peachtree Band of Jazz, Classic City Dixiedawgs and singer Mary Sigalas.
Jimmy Sanders, WUGA’s General Manager said, “We are thrilled to be able to bring this great musical event back to Athens through our partnership with the Georgia Center and through the generous support of its underwriters."
The 2015 Athens Jazz Festival is sponsored in part by the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, the UGA Performing Arts Center, the Hugh Hodgson School of Music, and Buffalo’s Café.
WUGA FM is the public radio station affiliated with NPR and operated by the University of Georgia in a partnership with the Georgia Public Telecommunications Commission.
For more information visit wuga.org or call 706-542-9842.