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Calendar Pick: Normaltown Music Festival

One of Athens’ biggest music festivals is back for its second year, showcasing a diverse lineup of local musicians. The headliner, Lunar Vacation, is an indie band from Atlanta whose debut album is described by The Line of Best Fit writer Wepea Buntugu as being “full of sweet, bubbly indie-pop goodness.” Other performers include BlackNerdNinja, Call Me Spinster, Empress Mokah & Friends, Fishbug, Hibbs Family Band, Jay Gonzalez, Kids on the Mountain, Kinky Waikiki, The Lucky Jones, Michael Wegner, Night Palace and The Bones of Saint Michael. There will also be performances from the Boys and Girls Clubs of Athens Music Makers and Hotel Tonite, a band from Nuçi’s Space’s Camp Amped program. Luxury Vehicle, which describes its sound as being “like recess at 100 mph,” will perform for the After Dance Party. The festival is a benefit event for Nuçi’s Space and the Boys & Girls Clubs of Athens, and will also offer $5 Athens Resonates 7” records.

WHO: Normaltown Music Festival
WHEN: Saturday, Apr. 27, 11:30 a.m. (doors), 12–11 p.m. (music)
WHERE: Athentic Brewing Co.
HOW MUCH: $10–15 (adv.), $20, $75 (VIP)