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Of Montreal, Linqua Franqa, The Whigs, More AthFest Performers Announced


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Linqua Franqa

Following the recent announcement of this year’s outdoor AthFest headliners, the festival has revealed more of the performers who will take the stage during the 2019 event, scheduled for June 21–23.

Club Crawl additions include indie and electropop mainstays of Montreal and Yip Deceiver, who will share a 40 Watt bill; hip-hop sensation Linqua Franqa and Athens-rock alums The Whigs, who will both play the Georgia Theatre; Black Kids and Shehehe, at Flicker Theatre and Bar; Kenosha Kid, at Hendershot’s; and Scott Spillane, at The World Famous.

More outdoor performers have been confirmed, as well, including Pip the Pansy, Nicholas Mallis and the Borealis, Wieuca and Sam Burchfield.

AthFest also announced several genre-based venue lineups, including The Foundry’s country showcase on Friday and Athens Latin Party the following night, and the popular AthFactor hip-hop showcase, which will return Saturday at Live Wire, with lineup to be announced.

Club Crawl wristbands can be purchased at athfest.com for $20 until tomorrow, May 1, when the price increases to $25. Proceeds benefit the festival’s parent nonprofit, AthFest Educates, which supports arts and music education in local schools.

For the full announcement, visit AthFest on Facebook.