Perpetual Groove, Drive-By Truckers, and the Whigs Confirmed for AthFest
Athens, GAs annual AthFest will take place from June 20-24 in the college-citys downtown district. The multi-day event will feature over 150 events, including both free outdoor shows and evening club gigs. Each night a current uthern-rock buzzband will headline AthFests outdoor stages: Friday, June 22, Perpetual Groove will offer a hometown show at 9 PM, Saturday, June 23, recent Relix On the Verge artist the Whigs will perform at 9PM, and Saturday, June 24, the Drive-By Truckers will anchor the festivals outdoor stage at 7 PM.
Two CD compilations will be released by Ghostmeat Records to coincide with AthFest. A free CD release party will be held on May 4 at Athens, GAs Tasty World featuring performances by Tin Cup Prophette, The Renegadez, The Empties, and Beyond Tomorrow.