The Athens Crew

(L-R) Bob Sleppy, Tom Lewis, David Barbe and David Lowery, four of Athens’ finest, pose together before the kickoff of “Just An Old Sweet Song,” a fundraiser for the Georgia Music Foundation co-hosted by The Recording Academy Atlanta Chapter on Jan. 29, 2013 at The Tabernacle in Atlanta. Sleppy is executive director of Nuçi’s Space and Barbe, a musician and producer, owns Chase Park Transduction and serves as director of the UGA Music Business Program. Lewis is associate director of the UGA Music Business Program, where Lowery, who is a member of Camper Van Beethoven and Camper, also lectures.