Performing the Music of R.E.M.
N.E.W. Athens is a band dedicated to performing the music of R.E.M. The band includes four veteran musicians who have come together to honor one of the great American bands. The name N.E.W. athens pays tribute to Athens, GA., where R.E.M. was formed. N.E.W. athens' set list covers a wide range of R.E.M.'s work focusing mainly, but not exclusively, on the band's earliest albums. Lifelong R.E.M. fans and new fans will hear great music and have a great time.
To book N.E.W. athens, email us at email@example.com or call 240-994-1309.
N.E.W. athens at Bethesda Blues & Jazz (8/3/17)
John Ohly, Guitars/Vocals
Steve Aaron, Drums/Vocals
Will Styne, Bass/Vocals
Dana Tofig, Keys/Vocals
Photos and Videos
Jammin' Java, Vienna, Va. (1/24/17)
Photo Credits: Rob Riddle
Villain & Saint, Bethesda, Md. (11/13/16)
University of Maryland Tailgate (10/28/17)
Sat. Jan. 6: The Ottobar, 2549 N. Howard St., Baltimore, MD.
Join us as we open for Girlfriend in a Coma for their last show as a band. Girlfriend is the area's premier Smiths/Morrissey tribute band and, after many years together, are playing the Ottobar for the last time! Join us for a great night of music and one last gig with GIAC! Tickets, $15. Doors open at 8 p.m.More info and tickets!
|OaktoberFest Party||October 22nd, 2016|
|Villain & Saint||November 13th, 2016||Video|
|Ottobar||January 7th, 2017||Video|
|Jammin' Java||January 24th, 2017||Photos|
|Brookeville Beer Farm||March 4, 2017||Photos||The Ottobar||March 17, 2017||("Yer Covered" Tribute Night)||Villain & Saint||April 8, 2017||(w/ Flo Anito)||The Hamilton||June 24, 2017||(Open for Start Making Sense)|
|Bethesda Blues & Jazz||August 3, 2017||Video||Villain & Saint||September 29, 2017||Photos||The Blue Side||October 13, 2017||Video||The Ottobar||October 30, 2017|
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The members of N.E.W. athens would like to thank everyone who has come out to our shows and has supported this project. Thanks to the musicians we've shared the stage with, including Ivan Katz (Mandolin), Rob Riddle (Mandolin) and Elena and Matt from Manta Rat (Pixies tribute). Special thanks to Patrick Ryan and Rob Riddle (again), for providing us with great photos and Will Tofig, for designing (& redesigning) and maintaining our website. And a very special thanks to Debbie, Morgan and Remi, who put up with our rehearsals!