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Twilight Americana Fest Schedule

The Athens Americana Music Festival, our annual showcase for all things rootsy, folky and twangy, has come a long way since its early days at Little Kings Shuffle Club, and this year it’s partnering with Twilight Criterium for the first time. The result is impressive growth for the event’s sixth iteration: with nearly 40 artists playing eight stages over four days, the newly re-christened Twilight Americana Music Festival is sure to be a grand celebration of the music that runs through this country’s veins.

A $50 wristband, available at the Georgia Theatre box office, gets you access to all Americana fest events. Tickets for individual shows range from $5 to $25, and a $125 VIP wristband is available if you’re feelin’ real Daddy Warbucks. Below, see the full schedule of events, with Flagpole‘s must-see picks in bold.

Thursday, Apr. 25

Green Room
10 p.m. The Welfare Liners
11 p.m. Larry Keel

Georgia Theatre
9 p.m. T. Hardy Morris
10 p.m. Mike Cooley

Friday, Apr. 26

Twilight Americana Outdoor Stage
7 p.m. Big C and the Velvet Delta
8 p.m. The Corduroy Road
9 p.m. The Whiskey Gentry

40 Watt Club
10 p.m. The District Attorneys
11 p.m. Lee Bains III & The Glory Fires
12 a.m. Deer Tick

Little Kings Shuffle Club
10 p.m. W.B. Givens
11 p.m. Dave Marr
12 a.m. Little Country Giants
1 a.m. The Darnell Boys

The World Famous
8 p.m. The Kenney-Blackmon String Band
9 p.m. Don Chambers

Green Room
10 p.m. Monkeygrass Jug Band
11 p.m. Yo Soybean
12 a.m. Sam Sniper

Saturday, Apr. 27

Georgia Theatre
11 p.m. Lera Lynn
12 a.m. Leon Russell

Little Kings Shuffle Club
10 p.m. White Violet
11 p.m. Ruby the Rabbitfoot
12 a.m. Country Dance Party with DJ Mahogany

The World Famous
7:30 p.m. Bain Mattox
8:30 p.m. Hope for Agoldensummer
9:30 p.m. Rusty Belle

Green Room
6 p.m. BorderHop Trio
7 p.m. High Strung String Band
11 p.m. Betsy Franck
12 a.m. 7 Handle Circus

Sunday, Apr. 28

Hendershot’s Coffee Bar
2 p.m. Jim White
3 p.m. Caroline Herring
4 p.m. Adam Klein & The Wild Fires
5 p.m. The Granfaloons

Melting Point
7 p.m. John French and the Bastilles
8 p.m. Roadkill Ghost Choir
9 p.m. Joe Pug


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