Stay tuned for dates and booking information!
Early bird tix are now available for $55 here. The full line up announcement is coming real soon, just working on finishing the artwork. This is going to be a huge one. Discounted hotel rates coming real soon along with new website. Your ticket or wristband will be will call and you can pick them up when checking in for the popfest. This year wristbands are not transferable.
If you live in Athens or near by please come to our 2nd Athens Popfest Presents show for the year on April 9th with Antlered Aunt Lord [Athens, GA], Pearie Sol [Washington, DC] on Sister Polygon Records, and Emileigh Ireland [Athens, GA] at the World Famous for only $3. This also enters you in a raffle which we will pick a winner that night which will get the chance to win an Athens Popfest 2017 wristband.
Working on the new popfest artwork and website now, almost done with the booking not counting the submittable bookings. So far we have announced Summer Salt [Austin, TX], ESG [New York City, NY & Atlanta, GA], Sneaks [Washington DC], Kleenex Girl Wonder [New York City, NY], Gotobeds [Pittsburgh, PA], Noon:30 [Los Angeles, CA & New York City, NY], Superbody [Chattanooga, TN], & Eureka California [Athens, GA].
You can now submit to play the Athens Popfest via Submittable. The fee this year is $8. Final submission date is May 15th. We will be picking at least 5 bands from Submittable this year, but we could end up picking even more. [last year we added extra slots due to the amount of great submissions].
Also check out our awesome Promo Reel made by Dominar Films who were one of our sponsors last year.
Athens Popfest is back and will happen August 9th – 12th, 2017 at Little Kings, 40 Watt, World Famous, and the Georgia Theatre. 40+ bands over 4 days. Discounted hotel info, submission info, and early bird tix coming soon. Keep checking back.
Also if you are in Athens or the surrounding area be sure to catch our first Athens Popfest Presents show of the year on February 22nd and the World Famous with Turn To Crime (from Detroit), Eureka California, & Feather Trade.
If you want to attend Athens Popfest and are willing to do a few hours’ work please email firstname.lastname@example.org!
Check out the short documentary on Daniel Johnston from 2015.