Special Alert

Summer Live Music in Athens

Athens Live Music Central AthFest 2016 square

Summer is the best time of the year to sample Athens’ live music scene. AthFest, June 24-26, features  over 100 bands performing on outdoor and indoor stages. This year’s 20th Anniversary headliners are:

  • Family and Friends,
  • Arrested Development
  • Kishi Bashi
  • The Black Lips
  • Mothers
  • Randall Bramblett Band
  • Monsoon
  • Elf Power
  • Wrenn
  • Kevn Kinney (Of Drivin' N Cryin')
  • The Dexateens
  • The Coathangers

and will be accompanied by some of the best up-and-coming musicians from in and around Athens.

Outdoor stages are free. Club crawl wristbands are just $25-$30 and can be purchased here.
Bring the whole family; KidsFest and an Artist Market round out the AthFest offerings.

The music doesn’t stop there—Athens will be jammin’ all summer long, with the

plus performances almost every night of the week at renowned spots like the Georgia Theatre, 40 Watt Club, Caledonia Lounge and The Foundry.

While you’re in Athens check out the Athens Music History Walking Tour to get yourself started on a musical journey through time.