#AUTOMATIC25, the listening and viewing party celebrating the 25th anniversary of both the release of R.E.M.’s “Automatic for the People” & the very first R.E.M. Athens listening party, c. 1992, will take place on Saturday, October 21 at the 40 Watt Club in Athens, GA, from 6:30-8:30 p.m.Proceeds from the event benefit Family Connection-Communities in Schools in Athens and AthFest Educates. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at http://ticketf.ly/2hquPN5.Featuring:– Re-mastered version of the full album before the 25th anniversary release on Nov. 10– Previously unreleased tracks– Video retrospective of the album’s recording– Raffle of rare/hard-to-find R.E.M. and AUTOMATIC-related itemsPlease note that members of R.E.M. will neither perform nor be in attendance at the event.