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The Foundry

  • 295 E. Dougherty St.|
  • Athens GA 30601
  • 706-549-7051
  • Region: Downtown
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Eat. Drink. Listen Closely.  Formerly The Melting Point, The Foundry live music venue is a blend of old and new: vintage modern decor in the oldest building on the Graduate Athens 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 Foundry at their website for full details and tickets.The Foundry offers a diverse menu of lighter fare, entrees and desserts that will tempt anyone’s taste buds.

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  • Miles from Classic Center: 0.2
  • Max. Room Block: 100
  • # Rooms, Total: 122
  • # Rooms, Kings: 55
  • #Rooms, QQ: 59
  • # Rooms, Suites: 8
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Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
  • Floorplan File Floorplan File
  • Largest Room
  • Total Sq. Ft. 12000
  • Reception Capacity 500
  • Theatre Capacity 500
  • Banquet Capacity 412
  • Number of Rooms 9
  • Large floor Plan PDF Large floor Plan PDF
  • Classroom Capacity 250
  • Sleeping Rooms 119
Ballroom & Galleria I
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 4446
  • Theater Capacity: 325
  • Classroom Capacity: 160
  • Banquet Capacity: 230
  • Reception Capacity: 250
Ballroom, Galleria I + Galleria II
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 6156
  • Theater Capacity: 500
  • Classroom Capacity: 250
  • Banquet Capacity: 412
  • Reception Capacity: 500
Foundry Ballroom
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2660
  • Theater Capacity: 250
  • Classroom Capacity: 150
  • Banquet Capacity: 180
  • Reception Capacity: 200
Foundry Bar & Grill
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 600
  • Banquet Capacity: 35
  • Reception Capacity: 50
Galleria I (downstairs)
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1520
  • Theater Capacity: 80
  • Classroom Capacity: 32
  • Banquet Capacity: 70
  • Reception Capacity: 80
Galleria I + Galleria II
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 3230
  • Theater Capacity: 250
  • Classroom Capacity: 122
  • Banquet Capacity: 172
  • Reception Capacity: 200
Galleria II (upstairs)
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1710
  • Theater Capacity: 225
  • Classroom Capacity: 90
  • Banquet Capacity: 90
  • Reception Capacity: 125
The Foundry
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2571
  • Theater Capacity: 175
  • Banquet Capacity: 190
  • Reception Capacity: 275
The Foundry + Terrace
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 2200
  • Reception Capacity: 375
The Pavillion
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1702
  • Theater Capacity: 140
  • Banquet Capacity: 90
  • Reception Capacity: 125
  • Reverend Tribble's Tuesday Open Mic Night - FREE!

    • Recurring weekly on Tuesday
    • The Foundry has launched an exciting new weekly Open Mic Night event. Hosted by…
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    Food Networks Season 2 of Chopped Jr. viewing party featuring local kid Chef Luke Krohn at The Foundry

    • Location: The Foundry
    • 5/31/16
    • Doors open @ 6pm - Interview with Luke @ 7pm, Episode starts @ 8pm on our big…
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    Kip Jones on the patio at The Foundry

    • Location: The Foundry
    • 6/2/16
    • Doors @ 6pm - Your favorite songs performed by Kip @ 6:30pm - 10:00 PM NO COVER…
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    The Orange Constant, Timi & The Wonderland Rangers and Partials

    • Location: The Foundry
    • 6/3/16
    • Airborn Entertainment is proud to present an AthFest preview concert featuring…
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    James McCartney with special guest Chris McKay

    • Location: The Foundry
    • 6/6/16
    • Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter James McCartney has remained fiercely…
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    Sons Of Sailors: a Jimmy Buffett Cover Band (featuring members of The Tony Pritchett Band)

    • Location: The Foundry
    • 6/10/16
    • Tickets on sale now! On Friday June 10th, warm tropical breezes will find their…
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    The Segar Jazz Affair: John Dunn & The Jazzman Band

    • Location: The Foundry
    • 6/12/16
    • John Dunn & The Jazzman Band………. who will be performing 2 sets @ 6pm and…
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  • Graduate Campus Orientation Package

    • Valid: 5/20/16 - 8/31/16
    • Orient yourself with Graduate Athens' acclaimed southern fare and expand your…
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  • Beats & Brews Package

    • Valid: 5/20/16 - 1/31/17
    • Graduate Athens will set you up with everything you need to venture down the…
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