Special Alert

Athens Popfest

  • Recurring daily
  • Location: The Georgia Theatre, Little Kings Shuffle Club, The World Famous
  • 215 N Lumpkin St 
  • Athens, GA
  • Price: $14-48
  • Time: Show starts at 8 PM; doors open at 7 PM

Athens Popfest isn’t just one more multi-day event full of bands and crowds. It is an annual gathering of curious music fans, artists, travelers, and locals. People fall in love (2007 saw an onstage marriage proposal), bands get discovered, memories get made. All of it here in Athens.  Venues for this year’s festival include Little Kings Shuffle Club, the World Famous and the Georgia Theatre.

Here is the full list of bands playing:

Daniel Johnston, Love Tractor (original members), Ought, His Name Is Alive, Deerhoof, The Space Lady, Elf Power, Dressy Bessy, Shopping, Guerilla Toss, Eureka California, Haybaby, Halfsour, Bastards of Fate, Expert Alterations, Tunabunny, Marshmallow Coast, Nana Grizol, Bunnygrunt, Elekibass, Ruby the Rabbitfoot, Feather Trade, Casper & the Cookies, Grand Vapids, Antlered Aunt Lord, Lunchbox, Shehehe, Gláss, Wieuca, Outer Spaces, Big Quiet, Romantic States, Blue Blood, Outer Sea, Hunger Anthem, Dead Neighbors, Mythical Motors, Gauche, Spaceflyte (Robert Schneider of Apples in Stereo), Soccer Tees, Minorcan, Nightblonde, International Friendly, Crappy Dracula 2, Johnathan Coody, Big Fresh, Schwervon, and Bent Shapes.

The Georgia Theatre, Little Kings Shuffle Club, The World Famous
215 N Lumpkin St