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Music Festivals

Atlanta is a city of Music, and is home to countless festivals and events, with something for everyone. Festival offerings include the Imagine Music Festival for EDM fans, the always free Atlanta Jazz Festival at Piedmont Park, as well as Hip-Hop and r&b mainstay A3C Festival and Conference. And don’t forget Atlanta festival staples like Music Midtown, Shaky Knees, Shaky Beats, and Sweetwater 420 Fest. Here's a list of the festivals and fairs that happen all year round. Here's a list of the festivals and fairs that happen all year round.

Here's a list of the festivals and fairs that happen all year round. If you are looking for things to do this weekend, today or tomorrow. See our handy guide to the 5 things to do in Atlanta today. We've got critics and reader recommendations for live music, food and wine events, sports, free or those for the family. For a list of neighborhood centric-events or our page of Things to Do in ATL.

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Annual Music Festivals

Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Friday May 6, 2022 02:54 pm EDT
Shaky Beats will not return in 2020. There are no 2021 or 2022 Dates TBA. | more...

Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Friday April 29, 2022 12:00 am EDT
The Sweetwater 420 Festival was postponed to April 29-May 1 2022. As far as we are aware, all previous purchases are still 100% honored and valid for the 2021 postponement dates.Browse the Sweetwater 420 Fest schedule as well as recommendations.  | more...

Arts Agenda, Music and Nightlife, Neighborhoods, Festivals

Friday April 22, 2022 12:00 pm EDT
This year's Inman Park Festival has been cancelled. 2022 Event Date is scheduled for Apr 22 – 24, 2022. Browse the Inman Park Festival schedule as well as recommendations.  | more...

Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Friday October 22, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
Shaky Knees has been moved to the weekend of October 22-24, 2021. We'll have the Festival schedule once it is released. Browse the Shaky Knees Music Festival schedule as well as recommendations.  | more...

Arts Agenda, Movies and TV, Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Friday October 22, 2021 11:00 am EDT
Browse the many panels and speakers at A3C Festival and Conference, as well as the musical acts that are a part of the event. CL's critics & readers weigh in on festival activities. | more...

Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Friday September 17, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
Browse the Imagine Music Festival schedule as well as recommendations. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to the event. | more...

Arts Agenda, Music and Nightlife, Neighborhoods, Festivals

Saturday August 21, 2021 12:00 am EDT
Browse the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival schedule as well as recommendations. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide to the event. | more...

Culture, Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Friday June 18, 2021 12:00 am EDT
Juneteenth was held June 18-20 this year. Juneteenth Browse the Juneteenth Atlanta schedule as well as recommendations.  | more...

Culture, Arts Agenda, Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Friday August 7, 2020 12:06 pm EDT
This year's Atlanta Dogwood festival has been postponed to August 7 – August 9, 2020 and then cancelled. We'll publish the festival schedule, recommendations and events next Spring when it returns.



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Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Saturday May 23, 2020 12:00 pm EDT
The Jazz Festival is postponed. New dates to be announced. During May, the Festival is offering virtual performances on social media. See CL's listings for more information. Browse the Atlanta Jazz Festival schedule as well as recommendations. CL's critics & readers weigh in on the definitive guide ... | more...

Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Sunday October 27, 2019 04:44 pm EDT
Interested in the Atlanta's Music Festivals? Music Midtown, Shaky Knees, A3C, ImagineFest, Jazz Festival, Sweetwater 420 Fest. Creative Loafing's has all the info. | more...

Culture, Arts Agenda, Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Tuesday October 8, 2019 12:00 am EDT
Browse the many panels and speakers at A3C Festival and Conference, as well as the musical acts that are a part of the event. CL's critics & readers weigh in on festival activities. | more...

Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Saturday September 14, 2019 12:00 pm EDT
Guide to the 2019 festival | more...

Upcoming Music Festivals

Wednesday July 28, 2021 05:00 pm EDT
Festivals, Food and Drink, Free Events, Music
Categories: concert The City of East Point and Presenting Sponsors AIDS Healthcare Foundation and th...
Free [click here for more]

Saturday August 7, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Festivals, Food and Drink, Music
REMEMBER RECESS? IT ONLY GETS BETTER WITH AGE! Atlanta Field Day is a throw back to grade school, bu...
$62.00 [click here for more]

Friday August 13, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Piedmont Park Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Festivals, Food and Drink, Food and Drink::Farmers Markets, Food and Drink::Food Festivals and Events, Free Events, Music, Music::Concerts
The BeREGGAE Music & Arts Festival returns August 13th, 14th and 15th to Piedmont Park, Atlanta Ga. ...
Free [click here for more]

Saturday August 14, 2021 12:30 pm EDT
Legacy Park Cost: $25-$30 plus ticket fee
Festivals, Food and Drink::Food Festivals and Events, Music
We are back!!! Our festival date is official and set for Saturday, August 14th.  Get your tickets no...
$25-$30 plus ticket fee [click here for more]
CL RECOMMENDS

Sunday August 15, 2021 03:00 pm EDT
Terminal West Cost: $30 - $50
Festivals, Music
Celebrating the life and music of Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead- "the music NEVER stops" with 9 ...
$30 - $50 [click here for more]

Saturday August 21, 2021 03:00 pm EDT
Festivals, Food and Drink::Food Festivals and Events, Music
The city wanted to have a blueberry day with all the restaurants in downtown Norcross doing blueberr...
Free [click here for more]

Saturday August 21, 2021 03:30 pm EDT
Mann Robinson Studios Cost: $5.00-$40
Arts Agenda, Arts Agenda::Film, Arts Agenda::Visual Arts, Festivals, Music
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$5.00-$40 [click here for more]

Saturday August 28, 2021 11:00 am EDT
Arts Agenda, Community, Community::Family, Festivals, Food and Drink, Music, Music::Concerts, Music::Soundboard Digital
A one-day festival designed for of all ages of fish and seafood lovers. Come out to Atlanta’s premie...
$10 [click here for more]

Sunday September 5, 2021 01:30 pm EDT
Piedmont Park Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Festivals, Free Events, Music
The 2021 Atlanta Jazz Festival, one of the country’s largest and free jazz festivals, will be held a...
Free [click here for more]

Monday September 6, 2021 01:30 pm EDT
Piedmont Park Cost: Free
Festivals, Free Events, Music
The 2021 Atlanta Jazz Festival, one of the country’s largest and free jazz festivals, will be held a...
Free [click here for more]

Friday September 10, 2021 04:00 pm EDT
Candler Park Cost: $40-$100
Festivals, Music, Music::Concerts
Rival Entertainment Presents:

2021 Candler Park Music and Food Festival

Friday, September 10 (4pm - ...
$40-$100 [click here for more]

Saturday September 11, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Festivals, Music, Music::Concerts
Rival Entertainment Presents:

2021 Candler Park Music and Food Festival

Friday, September 10 (4pm - ...
$30-$100 [click here for more]

Friday September 17, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
Chattahoochee Hills Cost: $189-$289
Arts Agenda, Community, Festivals, Music
What started in 2014 as a modest music festival in Historic Fourth Ward Park is now one of the natio...
$189-$289 [click here for more]

Saturday September 18, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Arts Agenda, Festivals, Food and Drink, Music
Categories: Arts & Culture, Kid Friendly, Annual, Japanese Festival, Cultural Event, Performance, Da...
$10-$15 [click here for more]

Saturday September 18, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
Piedmont Park Cost: $50-$650
Community, Festivals, Music
Music Midtown features a diverse lineup of over 30 artists across 4 stages. Be it rock and roll, hip...
$50-$650 [click here for more]

Saturday September 18, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
Chattahoochee Hills Cost: $189-$289
Arts Agenda, Community, Festivals, Music
What started in 2014 as a modest music festival in Historic Fourth Ward Park is now one of the natio...
$189-$289 [click here for more]

Sunday September 19, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Arts Agenda, Festivals, Food and Drink, Music
JapanFest Atlanta 2021 - Join us in celebrating JapanFest's 35th Anniversary! Come enjoy live music ...
$10-15 [click here for more]

Sunday September 19, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
Piedmont Park Cost: $50-$650
Community, Festivals, Music
Music Midtown features a diverse lineup of over 30 artists across 4 stages. Be it rock and roll, hip...
$50-$650 [click here for more]

Saturday October 2, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Union City Georgia Cost: Free
Festivals, Food and Drink, Free Events, Music
Categories: Cycling A high-energy to conclusion to Spin the District, the Union City Fondo and Grave...
Free [click here for more]

Saturday October 9, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Olmsted Linear Park Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Festivals, Food and Drink, Free Events, Music
Usher in the Autumn Season with the Fall Festival on Ponce


The Atlanta Foundation for Public Space...
Free [click here for more]

Saturday November 6, 2021 10:00 am EDT
Chastain Park Cost: Free
Arts Agenda, Festivals, Food and Drink, Free Events, Music
The Atlanta Foundation for Public Spaces is proud to announce the 13th Annual Chastain Park Arts Fes...
Free [click here for more]


Coverage

Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Sunday September 5, 2021 12:00 pm EDT
Atlanta Jazz Festival returns Fall 2021. | more...

Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Saturday September 4, 2021 01:00 pm EDT
WRFG 89.3 Community Radio's Annual Blues/BBQ Celebration | more...

Music and Nightlife, Crib Notes, Festivals

Wednesday September 11, 2019 11:50 am EDT
An interview with Glenn and Madeleine Goodhand of IRIS Presents | more...

Music and Nightlife, Crib Notes, Festivals

Wednesday September 4, 2019 03:24 pm EDT
Get prepared to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Atlanta’s cultural homecoming | more...

Music and Nightlife, Crib Notes, News You May Have Missed, Festivals

Thursday May 16, 2019 04:53 am EDT
Makaya McCraven, Joel Ross, Kandace Springs, and more offer a look at the shape of jazz to come | more...

Music and Nightlife, Crib Notes, News You May Have Missed, Music Photos, Festivals

Thursday May 16, 2019 04:32 am EDT
Tame Impala, Maggie rogers, Black Lips and more scenes from a Shaky weeend | more...

Culture, Arts Agenda, Food and Drink, Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Wednesday May 1, 2019 03:28 pm EDT
Shaky Knees, Dragon Con, A3C, and more | more...

Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Friday April 12, 2019 12:10 pm EDT
Atlanta Dogwood Festival Annual Event | more...

Music and Nightlife, Festivals

Thursday April 11, 2019 11:44 am EDT
Media Relations Manager and MC Jon Waterhouse talks about what's in store with the annual music festival and more | more...

Music and Nightlife, Music Photos, Festivals

Friday October 5, 2018 11:45 am EDT

Check out a gallery of images from Music Midtown 2018. Photographer Perry Julien was in the pit and on the stage capturing images of K.Flay, Gucci Mane, 30 Seconds to Mars, Imagine Dragons, and more.

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