The Dammages added to Decatur Music Festival Line Up

Organizers announce June 18 Amplify Decatur music festival on Decatur square The Milk Carton Kids and Elephant Revival headline outdoor festival; June 17-19 concert series is Presented by Lenz, co-produced by Eddie’s Attic,and supports Decatur Cooperative Ministry

May 1, 2016 (Atlanta) — The nonprofit group Amplify My Community announced today thatthe 2016 Amplify Decatur concert series will feature a June 18 outdoor music festival with room for 2,500 concert-goers on the downtown Decatur square, in addition to a three-night stand at Eddie’s Attic, June 17-19. All funds raised will be directed to Decatur Cooperative Ministry (DCM) to support its efforts to prevent and alleviate homelessness in Decatur and DeKalb County. The concert series is Presented by Lenz and produced in partnership with Eddie’s Attic.

The June 18 festival features both a free and a ticketed component. From noon to 3 p.m. the festival will showcase emerging and local bands and will be free to the public. The daytime lineup includes Kristen Englenz, The Bitteroots, The Dammages, and Magic Birds.

Tickets are available at AmplifyDecatur.org.

The Grammy-nominated and highly acclaimed duo The Milk Carton Kids will co-headline the outdoor festival along with bluegrass upstarts Elephant Revival. NPR called The Milk Carton Kids, “Gillian Welch and David Rawlings-meet-Simon & Garfunkel with a splash of The Everly Brothers.” The New York Times said, “If Elephant Revival doesn’t make you smile, there’s something wrong with you.” They are supported by the soulful duo Penny & Sparrow. Decatur favorite Eliot Bronson also joins the bill.

From 5 to 11 p.m. the event will be ticketed, with admission restricted to ticket holders. Tickets cost $30 and are available via AmplifyDecatur.org. Premium seating is available for $45; VIP tickets are $100 and include preferred seating, complimentary beverages, and other benefits.

The nighttime festival will include food trucks, craft beer, and more. Re-entry will be permitted, allowing attendees to access Decatur’s award-winning bar and restaurant scene.

 

 

 

 

 

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