The AthFest Music & Arts Festival presented by Wicked Weed Brewing features over 100 acts on three outdoor stages, plus a ticketed Club Crawl Friday and Saturday nights!
The free outdoor festival includes performances on the Wicked Weed Mainstage (on Pulaski St. at Washington St.), the Paloma Park Hull Street Stage (on Hull St. at Hancock Ave.) and the Clarke County School District KidsFest Stage (on Washington St. at College Ave.).
Purchase of a Club Crawl Wristband gets attendees into all official AthFest Club Crawl venues (subject to capacity and age restrictions). Venues include Georgia Theatre, 40 Watt Club, Live Wire Athens, Hendershots, The Foundry, Ciné, The Globe, Flicker Theatre, Nowhere Bar and Paloma Park.
Get the best of AthFest with the VIP Weekend Pass! AthFest VIP Weekend Pass Includes access to the VIP-only area of the outdoor festival all weekend long. Enjoy unrestricted view of the mainstage (capacity restrictions apply), VIP-only beverage service area with three beverages included per day, and shaded seating. PLUS, access to all AthFest Club Crawl venues on Friday and Saturday nights and a commemorative 2023 AthFest Cup!
KidsFest lineup information can be found here!
Official affiliated event information can be found here!
Outdoor stage performances:
YouTube playlists of AthFest performers here!
Friday June 23rd on the Wicked Weed Mainstage
Spencer Thomas (5p) // Wim Tapley and the Cannons (5:50p) // Pip The Pansy (6:45p) // Linqua Franqa (7:50p) // Family & Friends (9p)
Friday June 23rd on the Paloma Park Hull Street Stage
Ghost & Goat (5:10p) // Bea Porges (5:35p) // Hunger Anthem (6:20p) // Nuclear Tourism (7:15p) // Monsoon (8:20p) // Silent Hip Hop with DJ ChiefRocka (9p)
Saturday June 24th on the Wicked Weed Mainstage
Anna Kellam (12p) // Parker Wierling (12:50p) // Clover County (1:40p) // Grassland (2:30p) // L.G. The Heart of the City (3:20p) // Squallé (3:40p) // Tedo Stone (4:25p) // Mckendrick Bearden (5:30p) // Five Eight (6:30p) // T. Hardy Morris (7:45p) // The Pink Stones (9p)
Saturday June 24th on the Paloma Park Hull Street Stage
Dooley and Baldwin (12:25p) // Father Werewolf (1:15p) // After Hourz Band (2:10p) // Hunlo (3p) // The Echolocations (3:50p) // TYL3R DAVIS (4:40p) // Hollowbody (5:30p) // Lona (6:20p) // Sex Cells (7:15p) // Jameson Tank (8:20p) // Silent Disco w DJ Sublime & DJ $ymphony (9p)
Sunday June 25th on the Wicked Weed Mainstage
The Welfare Liners (12p) // Supernova Rainbow Band (12:50p) // BlackNerdNinja (1:40p) // Honey Puppy (2:30p) // Curbside Pickups (3:25p) // Dayroom (4:35p) // Elf Power (5:55p) // The Bad Ends (7:20p)
Sunday June 25th on the Paloma Park Hull Street Stage
IAMTIKICA (12:30p) // Jacob Mallow (1:15p) // Mack2Tone (2:05p) // Motorhead 2x (2:20p) // John Swilley & The Soul Goats (3p) // Wyld Staleyz (4:05p) // Klezmer Local 42 (5:20p) // Chickasaw Mudd Puppies (6:30p)
AthFest Club Crawl:
40 Watt Club, Friday June 23rd: New West Records Presents: Parker Gispert (10:15p) // Cicada Rhythm (11:15p) // The Deslondes (12:30a)
40 Watt Club, Saturday June 24th: Tears for the Dying (10:15p) // Pylon Reenactment Society (11p) // Vision Video (12a)// Late Night PostPunk/Goth DJ Dance Party featuring: Gregory & Adria Goth Party DJ Set (1a) and a Goth Dad & Twin Powers Goth Party DJ Set (1:30a)
Ciné, Friday June 23rd: Rosie & The Ratdogs // Guillotine A.D. // Beast Mode // Noise Mountain
Ciné, Saturday June 24th: Deaf Condors // Beat Up // Weaponized Flesh // El ChupaSKAbra // Way Past cool
Flicker Theatre, Friday June 23rd: Immaterial Possession (10:15p) // Telemarket (11p) // Blunt Bangs (12a)
Flicker Theatre, Saturday June 24th: Nu11 (10:15p) // CDSM (11p)// Coma Therapy (12a)
Foundry, Friday June 23rd: Songwriters in the Round Featuring: Adam Payne, Bo Hembree, Curt Spell, Todd Cowart, Joshua Walker, Brodye Brooks & Casey King (of Holman Autry Band), William Tonks, Ben Reynolds (9:00p)
Foundry, Saturday June 24th: Betsy Franck & Friends (8p) // Randall Bramblett Band (9p)
Georgia Theatre Mainstage, Friday June 23rd: Cassie Chantel (10:30p) // Lera Lynn (11:30p) // lo talker (12:45a).
Rooftop Stage Annie Leeth (10p) // Cannonandtheboxes (11p) // Zac Crook (12:15a) // Recess Party (1:00a)
Georgia Theatre Mainstage, Saturday June 24th: Elijah Johnston (10:30p) // Well Kept (11:30p)// Heffner (12:45a)
Rooftop Stage Jacob Morris (10p) // Canary Affair (11p) // Sarah Mootz (12a) // Dog Person (1:00a)
Globe, Friday June 23rd: Classic City Rotary + Vic Chesnutt Awards Present: Jeffery Vernon (9p) // Trvy (10p) // Hunter Morris & Blue Blood (10:45p) // Terminally Phil (11:30p)
Globe, Saturday June 24th: Mary & The Hot Hotty-Hots (8p) // Swing Theory (10p)
Hendershot’s, Friday June 23rd: Misnomer (8:30p) // Kenosha Kid (10p)
Hendershot’s, Saturday June 24t: Dodd Ferrelle (8p) // Jim White (8:45p) // Chris Stamey ft. Eunice Kang on Cello (10p)
Live Wire Athens, Friday June 23rd Cam & His Dam Jam Band (9p) // Alien Funk Academy (10p) // The Regulars (11p) // The Orange Constant (12a)
Live Wire Athens, Saturday June 24th: AthFactor, Volumes & On The Planet Productions Present: DJ ChiefRocka (9p) // Molly Tu Hott (10p) // ¢lark ¢ounty (10:15p) // Sajaad (10:30p) // Kxng Blanco (10:45p) // Trvy & The Enemy (11:10p) // Caulfield (11:50p) // Indigo Sound (Bobfish, jiG and Shakti) (12:15a)
Nowhere Bar, Friday June 23rd: Propeller Sound Recordings Presents: Shehehe (10:50p) // Mercyland (11p) // Current Rage (12:15a)
Nowhere Bar, Saturday June 24th: Esther Rose (10p) // Bloodkin (11p)
Paloma Park Bar, Friday June 23rd: Jeffrey Vernon (9p) // lighthearted (10:15p) // A.D. Blanco (11:15p) // Grandville (12:15a)
Paloma Park Bar, Saturday June 24th: The OCHO (10:15p) // Everyday Dogs (11:15p) // The Asymptomatics (12:15a)