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The Melting Point

Eat. Drink. Listen Closely.  The Melting Point live music venue is a blend of old and new: vintage modern decor in the oldest building on the  Foundry Park Inn & Spa property.  A 30 foot smoke stack anchors the venue's entry tower while three glass and metal garage doors blend the exterior patio with the interior space for al fresco dining and listening in pleasant weather.

Savor, sip and socialize in style with a mix of locals and travelers alike an atmosphere like no other. This intimate music venue hosts a variety of music styles and is a favorite of a wide range of fans.

Click on the Calendar tab above for upcoming performances, or see The Melting Point Live Music Calendar at their website for full details and tickets.

The Melting Point offers a diverse menu of lighter fare, entrees and desserts that will tempt anyone’s taste buds.


  • Fitness Center: Yes
  • Free Parking: Yes
  • Handicapped Accessible Rooms: Yes
  • High-speed Internet Access: Yes
  • Pet Friendly: Yes
  • Pool - Outdoor: Yes
  • Free Local Telephone Calls: Yes
  • Suites: Yes
  • Exterior Corridors: Yes
  • Miles from Classic Center: 0.2
  • Max. Room Block: 100
  • # Rooms, Total: 122
  • # Rooms, Kings: 55
  • #Rooms, QQ: 59
  • # Rooms, Suites: 07


  • Breakfast: Yes
  • Lunch: Yes
  • Dinner: Yes
  • Private/Group Dining: Yes
  • Full Bar: Yes
  • Reservations Accepted: Yes
  • Handicap Accessible: Yes
  • Catering Services: Yes

Foundry Park Inn & Spa Meeting Facility

  • Total Sqft.: 12000.00
  • Theatre Capacity: 500
  • Banquet Capacity: 412
  • Classroom Capacity: 250


Meeting Facility Rooms

Rm. Name Sq. Ft. Dimensions Ceiling Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception
Ballroom & Galleria I   4446.00   X       325     160     230     250  
Ballroom, Galleria I + Galleria II   6156.00   X       500     250     412     500  
Foundry Ballroom   2660.00   X       250     128     150     176  
Galleria I (downstairs)     X       75     32     70     80  
Galleria I + Galleria II   3230.00   X       250     122     172     200  
Galleria II (upstairs)     X       175     90     100     100  
Hoyt House (downstairs + upstairs)   1700.00   X               75     100  
Hoyt House (downstairs)   400.00   X               46     65  
Hoyt House + Pavillion   3402.00   X               150     200  
Hoyt House Pavillion   1702.00   X       100         75     100  
Hoyt House Private Dining Room (upstairs)   880.00   X               20     50  
Melting Point Pub   600.00   X               35     50  
The Melting Point   2571.00   X       175         190     275  
The Melting Point + Terrace   2200.00   X                   375  

Starr Hill Brewery Presents: Gridiron Music Series, Home Football Weekends

    From: August 29, 2014 - November 29, 2014
  • Recurrence: Recurring weekly on Friday, Saturday
Make the Melting Point part of your UGA Football weekend plans! Starr Hill Brewery and the Melting Point have a wonderful lineup in store on Friday a... View Details

The Segar Jazz Affair Presents John Dunn & The Jazzman Band

    From: September 28, 2014 - September 28, 2014
The Segar Jazz Affair and Foundry Entertainment present Live Smooth Jazz. at The Melting Point hosted by DJ Segar from WXAG 1470 radio station. Live ... View Details

Rabbit Box: Bewitched

    From: October 08, 2014 - October 08, 2014
Rabbit Box is a storytelling collective for people in the Athens, GA area to tell their true-life stories for the shared amusement, horror, and whate... View Details

James McMurtry

    From: October 30, 2014 - October 30, 2014
The son of acclaimed author Larry McMurtry (Lonesome Dove, Terms of Endearment), James grew up on a steady diet of Johnny Cash and Roy Acuff records.... View Details

Wild Rumpus Halloween Parade

    From: October 31, 2014 - October 31, 2014
  The vision of The Wild Rumpus is to provide an organized avenue for the massive array of Athens creativity which manifests with such awesome... View Details

Aaron Carter

    From: November 13, 2014 - November 13, 2014
Aaron Carter, the youngest male solo artist to have four Top 40 singles, began his music career at age seven - singing lead for the band "Dead E... View Details

Dave Mason's Traffic Jam World Tour

    From: November 16, 2014 - November 16, 2014
  Secure a reserved table (two or four seat options) or the VIP Suite before the general public gets a chance! Dave Mason is a living rock l... View Details

Classic City Brew Fest, 20th Annual

    From: April 12, 2015 - April 12, 2015
For 20 years, the Classic City Brew Fest has been known as one of the Southeast's most enjoyable craft beer events.  It offers spacious sampling... View Details
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