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Tunes from the Tombs

Presented by:
Oakland Cemetery
Oakland Cemetery

Saturday from 1 to 8 p.m.


Event Description

Matthew Sweet headlines the fifth annual Historic Oakland Foundation "Tunes from the Tombs" music festival at Oakland Cemetery. This fundraising event features musicians performing in and among Oakland's extraordinary monuments, mausoleums and renowned gardens. The festival features all genres of music: rock, folk, Americana, jazz, classical and everything in between. To soothe your spirits, "Tunes from the Tombs" will have plenty of beer and wine available for purchase, local Atlanta food trucks will be serving a variety of tasty festival fare, and festival attendees can also take a complimentary guided mini-tour, or have their fortunes read. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs, but no coolers, outside food and beverages, or pets are allowed. Parking is available for $5 at the Grady Health Systems Parking Lot on Grant Street, and in the Oakland Cemetery Parking Lot. In keeping with Historic Oakland Foundation’s green initiative, festival attendees are encouraged to ride MARTA to the King Memorial Station.

Matthew Sweet
Michelle Malone
Little Tybee
Eliot Bronson 
Blair Crimmins and the Hookers
Sweet Auburn String Band
Caleb Warren and the Perfect Gentlemen
Blood on the Harp
Sourwood Honey
Max and Maggie
Atlanta Sacred Harp Singers

Ticket Information

General Admission: $15 adv, $20 at the door

Venue Information

Oakland Cemetery
248 Oakland Ave. SE
Atlanta, GA 30312
Phone: 404-688-2107

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