Tunes from the Tombs, Oakland Cemetery’s annual all-day music festival, will be held June 14 from 1 to 8 p.m. featuring musicians performing in and amongst Oakland’s monuments, mausoleums and gardens. Two main stages will host amplified artists, while buskers will perform on small stages throughout the cemetery. Food trucks will also be on hand serving up an assortment of tasty fare.
Performers will include headliner Shawn Mullins, Myles Brown, SG4, Secondhand Swagger, Tribute: A Celebration of the Allman Brothers, , Mudcat, Danny Brewer, Julea and her Dear Johns, Villain Family, Smooth Hound Smith, Blacktop Rockets, Ghost Riders Car Club, Derik Hultquist, DJ Phiasco, Wasted Potential Brass Band, Sweet Auburn, Uncle Daddy and the Kissin’ Cousins, Atlanta Sacred Harp Singers, Alex Commins & Todd Prusin, Jake Reeves, Katharine Cole and more.
Tickets are available for $10 online, $5 for kids (online or at gate) and $15 at gate. Buy your tickets online at this link. Parking will be available at the Grady Health Systems lot behind the MLK MARTA Station on Grant Street for $5. The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition will provide bike parking. Historic Oakland Foundation encourages festival-goers to take MARTA to the King Memorial Station. Bring your blanket or lawn chair and spend the day. No coolers or outside food allowed. This is a non-smoking event.