The Upper Chattahoochee Riverkeeper’s 16th Annual River Revival is Friday, May 4, starting at 6:30 p.m. with an impressive line-up of music.

The party will be held at Park Tavern, at the corner of 10th Street and Monroe Drive on the edge of Piedmont Park. Performing under the big tent will be modern-rock cellist Ben Sollee (pictured), who will be honored with the River Rock Star Award and is this year’s headliner, Atlanta singer/songwriter Gareth Asher, swamp-blues outfit Burn Bacon, torch singer Julia Haltigan, and R&B dance outfit Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics.

Tickets are $45 for general admission and includes food, beer and wine from Park Tavern and a one-year UCR membership – as well as beer from SweetWater. Tickets and information at

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.