Patrons who visit downtown Athens can now enjoy music EVERY Friday this Spring and Summer in Merchants Alley.
The new Athens Main Street Merchants Alley Happy Hour Music Series will take place every Friday night, April 1 to July 29, 2022, in the newly renovated alleyway on Jefferson Street from 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. This will give patrons a great start to their weekend. Each Friday, there will be a new performer – allowing for a variety of musical acts.
Performances are as follows:
April 1, 2022 – Brad Mallette
April 8, 2022 – Royce Craft
April 15, 2022 – Cheryl Llewellyn
April 22, 2022 – Alabama Harpist – Steven Todd Miller
April 29, 2022 – Silver Silos
May 6, 2022 – Noah Revaz
May 13, 2022 – Brian Holder
May 20, 2022 – Drew Clemons
May 27, 2022 – Redstone Avenue
June 3, 2022 – Drew Carter & Jay Sims
June 10, 2022 – Limestoners
June 17, 2022 – Athens Dulcimer Group
June 24, 2022 – Clay Jones Band
July 1, 2022 – The Cold Turkeys
July 8, 2022 – Andy Hall
July 15, 2022 – Jackson Cannon
July 22, 2022 – Brian Meeks and Heath Simmons
July 29, 2022 – Dylan Johnson
Patrons are encouraged to come early and shop at local merchants and grab a drink in an Entertainment District cup to enjoy while you listen to great local music at any of these downtown establishments, Athens Alehouse & Cellar, Limestone Legends Billiards, Village Pizza, Lucia’s Cocina Mexicana, Terranova’s Italian, Mozza’s Pizza, or Wildwood Deli.
Event Chair Jen Baxter encourages all patrons to come and enjoy the live music.
“Throughout these months, we will have such a wide range of talented musicians,” Event Chair Jen Baxter said. “I encourage all patrons to support these great local musicians and enjoy downtown Athens.”
“What better way to kick off your weekends than with great music every Friday night downtown,” Athens Main Street Executive Director Tere Richardson said. “We would like to thank our generous sponsors Steelcase and Representative Danny Crawford for funding our musicians from April all the way through July.”
Patrons can stay up to date on Athens Main Street Merchants Alley Happy Hour Music Series by visiting Athens Main Street’s website and social media accounts.
If you are interested in performing, please message us by using the contact form below: