Music City Meets the Classic City

Staff Report From Athens CEO

Monday, February 12th, 2018

Tour Stop: Nashville will feature the bustling music industry of Nashville, Tennessee, providing University of Georgia students with a platform to learn and network with industry professionals and UGA alumni without stepping foot off campus.

Tour Stop: Nashville will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Friday, March 23, 2018. The event will be hosted in Studio 100 of Grady College, and all UGA students are invited to purchase a ticket and join in on the opportunity. Attendees of the event will be provided with lunch and an inside look into several aspects of the ever-changing landscape of the music business in Nashville.

Combining the efforts of Grady College of Journalism, Terry College of Business, Hugh Hodgson School of Music, the Sports and Entertainment Law Society and Lamar Dodd School of Art, the University of Georgia is orchestrating this day dedicated to providing students with information about the music industry and an opportunity to network with Music City and Classic City professionals. John King, a country music singer/songwriter and UGA graduate, will be featured as a keynote speaker to present his tale of climbing the music industry ladder. Four panels of professionals will discuss the topics of branding, law, technology and PR, subjects that weave together to create the cloth of the music business.

With prices ranging from $10 to $25, this event is an affordable opportunity for students who are searching for network opportunities and information about the music industry, advertising, branding, communications and law.

Tickets for Tour Stop: Nashville will go on sale February 21, 2018. Learn how to purchase tickets and about ticket availability at For more information concerning the event, follow @tourstopuga on Instagram and Twitter.