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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
  • 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
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    • Recurring weekly on Tuesday
    • The Foundry has launched an exciting new weekly Open Mic Night event. Hosted by…
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  • Rabbit Box: Storytelling for adults "Black Like Me - A Collaboration w/ Life the Griot of Chess & Community"

    • Recurring monthly on the 2nd Wednesday until 3/9/16
    • Rabbit Box is a storytelling collective for people in the Athens area to tell…
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  • An Evening of Sweetheart Jazz with the Athens A-Train Band

    • 2/11/16
    • Whether you're on your first date, your 100th date, or just heading out with…
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  • Wounded Warrior Project and Fisher House benefit concert with Flow Motion & Southern Cross

    • 2/12/16
    • Join us on February 12, 2016 at 7:30 PM at the Foundry for the 3rd annual Made…
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    Valentine's Dinner & Show, with Francine Reed

    • Location: The Foundry
    • 2/14/16
    • Head to the Foundry Athens for a romance-filled, “one night only” annual…
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  • AGENT ORANGE with special guests In The Whale

    • 2/15/16
    • Join us on Monday February 15th for a post-Valentine's Lonely Hearts Club punk…
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  • a special co-bill with Nifty Earth and The Mad Violinist featuring DJ Bronzze

    • 2/18/16
    • Come enjoy this all ages show featuring Nifty Earth and The Mad Violinist with…
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  • Asleep At The Wheel

    • 2/19/16
    • AATW has seen miles & miles of Texas. They got their kicks on Route 66. And, in…
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  • Sam Burchfield with special guest Nathan Angelo

    • 2/25/16
    • Sam Burchfield's sound ranges from clever lyrical ballads like 'Doctor' to…
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  • Booker T. Jones

    • 2/27/16
    • It can be argued that it was Booker T. Jones who set the cast for modern soul…
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  • KINCHAFOONEE COWBOYS with special guests Grassland String Band

    • 3/5/16
    • The Kinchafoonee Cowboys began in December, 1991 in a pecan orchard in Terrell…
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  • Saints & Sinners Comedy Tour featuring Matthew Lumpkin and Patrick Jolle --Hosted by special guest Dannette Flint

    • 3/11/16
    • The Saints and Sinners Comedy Tour mixes the mainstream, working man’s material…
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  • The Grains of Sand

    • 3/12/16
    • Effortlessly blending Beach, Soul, and Motown music, the GOS create a fresh and…
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  • Rev. Peyton's Big Damn Band

    • 3/15/16
    • Roaring out of the southern Indiana foothills, The Rev. Peyton’s Big Damn Band…
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  • Totally 80’s party with The Highballs

    • 4/1/16
    • Join us at The Foundry on Friday April 1st for a fantastic spring night of 80’s…
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  • Sean Watkins (of Nickel Creek)

    • 4/7/16
    • Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sean Watkins has long been known…
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  • Valentine's at Graduate Athens

    • Valid: 1/21/16 - 2/14/16
    • Head to Graduate Athens for a romance-filled, “one night only” annual…
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