Thursday, June 12, 2014

Tunes from the Tombs is here once again! Happening June 14th 1-8p-Atlanta

Historic Oakland Cemetery
248 Oakland Ave, SEAtlanta, GA 30312

Tunes from the Tombs, Historic Oakland Cemetery’s annual all-day music festival, 1-8 p.m., June 14, featuring musicians performing in and amongst Oakland’s extraordinary monuments, mausoleums and renowned gardens.

Two main stages will host amplified artists, while buskers will perform on distinct vignette stages throughout the cemetery. From rock to folk, Americana to jazz and classical to everything in between, a variety of tunes will entice everyone to boogie down.

Soothe your stomach as well as your soul with good eats from Atlanta food trucks, which will be on-site serving a variety of tasty festival fare.


MailChimp Stage at Lion Square, featuring Shawn Mullins!
1:15pm – Myles Brown
2:30pm – SG4
3:30pm – Secondhand Swagger
4:30pm – Tribute: A Celebration of the Allman Brothers
5:30pm – Mudcat
6:45pm – Shawn Mullins

Creative Loafing North Public Grounds Stage
1:00pm – Danny Brewer (from Besides Daniel)
2:00pm – Julea and her Dear Johns
3:00pm – Villain Family
4:00pm – Smooth Hound Smith
5:00pm – Blacktop Rockets
6:00pm – Ghost Riders Car Club
7:00pm – Derik Hultquist

Woodchuck Cider Garden by the Bell Tower
DJ Phiasco 2.0 is spinning vinyl all day from 1pm to 8pm.

Pop-Up Performances by:
Wasted Potential Brass Band
Sweet Auburn String Band
Uncle Daddy and the Kissin’ Cousins
Atlanta Sacred Harp Singers
Alex Commins & Todd Prusin
Jake Reeves
Katharine Cole
…and more!

Keep spirits alive with beer, wine, and soft drinks, all of which will be offered for sale on-site.
Festival attendees can also take a complimentary guided mini-tour of Oakland Cemetery, or have their fortunes read by Atlanta’s own, Esmere.

Sip suds at the Woodchuck Cider Garden where DJ Phiasco will be on tap to take requests.
All proceeds benefit Historic Oakland Foundation. The work of the Foundation is supported by grants from charitable foundations, individuals, and events like Tunes from the Tombs.

Parking will be available at the Grady Health Systems lot behind the MLK MARTA Station on Grant Street for $5. The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition will provide bike parking. Historic Oakland Foundation encourages festival-goers to take MARTA to the King Memorial Station. Bring your blanket or lawn chair and spend the day! No coolers or outside food allowed. This is a non-smoking event.

Tickets are available for $10 online, $5 for kids (online or at gate) and $15 at gate.


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