Music Schedule Announced for Grant Park Summer Shade Festival - Aug 29th & 30th

Staff Report From Metro Atlanta CEO

Monday, August 24th, 2015

For more than a decade, Atlantans have flocked to the Grant Park Summer Shade Festival at the end of each August. The two-day outdoor event offers a fun-filled way to bid adieu to summer with a celebration of music and art. Kicking off with a 5K Run for the Park, then delivering plenty to eat and drink, the Summer Shade Festival welcomes thousands to the city’s oldest park.


Saturday, Aug 29


11 a.m.            Yoga with Leigh Anne

12 p.m.           The Paulines

12:55 p.m.      Kick the Robot

1:55 p.m.        Chris Edmonds

3 p.m.              Jimmy Galloway

4 p.m.              Wrenn

5 p.m.              Lowdive

6 p.m.              TBA - Special Guest

7 p.m.              Stonerider

8:15 p.m.        Jason & the Scorchers


12 p.m.           Lives of the Monster Dogs

1 p.m.              Penny Serenade

2:05 p.m.        Mia Green

3:15 p.m.        Rust

4:30 p.m.        The Backyardbirds

5:45 p.m.        The Boy Jones

7 p.m.              The Locksmyth

8:15 p.m.        The Front Porch Session Players

Sunday, Aug 30


12 p.m.           Soulhound

1:15 p.m.        Greg Lee/Peter Searcy

2:30 p.m.        Adron

3:45 p.m.        Ruby Belle & the Soulphonics

5:10 p.m.        Johnny Hyde Quartet

6:30 p.m.        Chuck Prophet


12:00              The Skylarks

1:00                A Drug Called Tradition

2:00                Nerdqween

3:00                Scarlet Mistress

4:00                Jordan Igoe

5:00                Marshall Ruffin

6:30 p.m.        James Hall

WHEN               Summer Shade Festival

Saturday, August 29: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Sunday, August 30:    11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Adams Realtors 5K Run for the Park

Saturday, August 29: Registration at 7 a.m., Race begins at 8 a.m.

Grant Park Farmers Market

Sunday, August 30: 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

WHERE          Historic Grant Park

                        800 Cherokee Avenue, Atlanta 30312


                        Park Avenue/Berne Street intersection & the Boulevard parking lot

Parking lots are located on Boulevard and Cherokee Avenue. Street parking is also available throughout the neighborhood.



TICKETS      The Summer Shade Festival is a free event. Some aspects may require the purchase of a ticket.