Athens Community Arts & Music Festival Set For Aug. 17

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The annual Athens Community Arts and Music Festival will be a celebration of the arts on West Union Street between Congress and Court Streets in Athens, OH! The ACAMF features live music from Athens and beyond. It also features artists selling their various works, poetry, dance, improv, theater, film, non-profit arts organizations with arts activities, art exhibits, Kiser’s BBQ, and Jackie O’s beer.

The main stage is located on West Union St. (between Congress and Court Streets). The other live music stages are located at Casa Cantina, The Union and Jackie O’s after the festivities on the main stage wind down.

This is a FREE event. This is a ZERO WASTE event. This is a bike-friendly event.

Featuring performances on our main stage by:
9 p.m. – Ernie Johnson From Detroit
8 p.m. – Linqua Franqa
7 p.m. – Water Witches
6 p.m. – STELLA
5 p.m. – J.D. Hutchison
4 p.m. – The Coal Cave Hollow Boys
3 p.m. – Lung
2 p.m. – Speaking Suns
1:30 p.m. – Yang Miller Improv
1:15 p.m.- Factory Street Dance
1 p.m. – Johnny Wayne Knievel
12:45 p.m. – Another Language Altogether (E. Prince / W. McVicker)
12:30 a.m. – Factory Street Dance
12 p.m. – OVST
11:30 a.m. – Liz Pahl
11:00 a.m. – Ugata African Drum and Dance

After the street festivities, join us at Casa Cantina, Jackie O’s and The Union for more music on these fine stages:

The Union:
1 a.m. – Slackluster
12 a.m. – SlagPile
11 p.m. – Driftmouth/Lou Poster
10 p.m. – County Pharoahs

1 a.m. – Sneakthief
12 a.m. – Infinite improbability Drive
11 p.m. – No stars
10 p.m. – Electric Guitar

Jackie O’s:
1 a.m. – Inoculous
12 a.m. – Uman Manda
11 p.m. – Julia Marie Martin
10 p.m. – Steve Zarate