Dine at The National after attending the Concerto for Violin, Rock Band, and String Orchestra by R.E.M.'s Mike Mills for Robert McDuffie!


Don't miss the Georgia premiere of Mike Mills and Robert McDuffie's Concerto for Violin, Rock Band and String Orchestra on Monday, October 24 at Hodgson Concert Hall.  

Inspired by the blurred lines between classical, pop, and contemporary music, renowned violinist Robert McDuffie commissioned a new composition from R.E.M.’s Mike Mills, one of the most prolific songwriter/composers from the world of rock and pop. Mills and McDuffie have been close friends since they were teenagers growing up in Macon, GA, and now these two music legends have embarked on an exciting collaboration with the premiere of Mills’s Concerto for Violin, Rock Band, and String Orchestra featuring Fifth House Ensemble. This is a not-to-be-missed Athens concert event.

For tickets to the Concerto, go here!


Following the performance, The National would love to have you for dinner! We are offering extended hours to 11pm on Monday, October 24. Call 706-549-3450 or email reservations@thenationalrestaurant.com to reserve your table today!