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Tunes from the Tombs, Historic Oakland Cemetery’s 4th annual all-day music festival, is on June 14, 2014 from 1-8 p.m. (gates open at noon), 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 pop-up 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
6:45pm - Shawn Mullins
5:30pm - Mudcat
4:30pm - Tribute: A Celebration of the Allman Brothers
3:30pm - Secondhand Swagger
2:30pm - SG4
1:15pm - Myles Brown

 

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

 

Woodchuck Cidergarden by the Bell Tower
DJ Phiasco 2.0 is spinning oldies vinyl all day from 1pm to 8pm. Come make a request or dedicate a song to someone you love with a $5 donation to Historic Oakland Foundation.

 

Pop-Up/Vignette Stages
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. Sip suds at the Woodchuck Cidergarden where DJ Phiasco will be on tap to take requests. Festival attendees can also take a complimentary guided mini-tour of Oakland Cemetery, or have their fortunes read by Atlanta’s own, Esmere. 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.

 


New this year to Tunes from the Tombs is our RIP ticket package. No, not rest in peace -- Rock In Peace! This package gets you entry into the festival, event poster & koozie, free parking, 2 drink tickets (21 & up), and green room access where RIP passholders can rub shoulders with our artists and enjoy snacks, air conditioning and a private restroom. Be RIP for only $50!

 

General admission tickets are available for $10 online. $5 for kids (online or at gate) and $15 at gate. Buy your tickets online here: http://www.ticketalternative.com/Events/26053.aspx

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.

Click for TICKETS & FACEBOOK EVENT PAGE.

Talent booking by: Pete Knapp & Company.
Ticketing by TicketAlternative.com.



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Historic Oakland Cemetery
248 Oakland Ave, SE
Atlanta, GA 30312

Latitude, Longitude: 33.7474539 -84.3751184


Directions From MARTA
Exit the King Memorial Station to Decatur Street. Head west (take a left) to Grant Street. Turn left onto Grant Street and follow to Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SE. Take left onto Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The main gates of Oakland Cemetery will be straight ahead. The walk will take about 7-10 minutes. Click here for a map.

From I-85/I-75 South
Take exit 247 to merge onto I-20 E toward Augusta. Take exit 59A for Boulevard toward Zoo Atlanta/Cyclorama. Turn left onto Boulevard SE. Turn left onto Memorial Dr SE. Turn right onto Oakland Ave SE. Oakland gates will be on your right.

From I-85/I-75 North
Take exit 247 for Interstate 20/Ralph D Abernathy Freeway toward Birmingham/Augusta. Keep right at the fork, follow signs for I-20 E/Augusta and merge onto Interstate 20 E. Take exit 59A for Boulevard toward Zoo Atlanta/Cyclorama. Turn left onto Boulevard SE. Turn left onto Memorial Dr SE. Turn right onto Oakland Ave SE. Oakland gates will be on your right.

From I-20 East
Take exit 59A for Boulevard toward Zoo Atlanta/Cyclorama. Turn left onto Boulevard SE. Turn left onto Memorial Dr SE. Turn right onto Oakland Ave SE. Oakland gates will be on your right.

From I-20 West
Take exit 59A toward Memorial Dr/Glenwood Ave. Follow signs for M L King Jr Natl Hist Site. Turn right onto Boulevard SE. Take the 2nd left onto Memorial Dr SE. Turn right onto Oakland Ave SE. Oakland gates will be on your right.