Deerhoof, Daniel Johnston, His Name is Alive to Play PopFest 2016

Photo Credit: Joe Singh


As Flagpole‘s Gordon Lamb reported last month, the Athens PopFest will make a triumphant return in August after nearly five years away. Last week, organizers announced some of the bands that will play the four-day event. The list includes some national heavy-hitters as well as a bunch of local standouts.

Highlights of the lineup include Bay Area avant-rockers Deerhoof, underground folkie Daniel Johnston, experimental rock group His Name is Alive, Athens legends Love Tractor and local favorites Elf Power, among many others.

Check the poster below for the full lineup so far.

Early-bird tickets are available for $48 for a full pass and $12–14 for individual day passes. Buy tix here.



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