Amplify Decatur Music Festival

This week we are discussing the upcoming Amplify Decatur Music Festival!

The Amplify Decatur Music Festival will return to the downtown square on Saturday, April 14, 2018 with an all-star Americana line-up that includes The Lone Bellow, The Jayhawks, Amanda Shires, and Parker Millsap. Atlanta-based folk duo Dwayne Shivers will also perform.

Tickets are available at and through General Admission tickets are $45 and include front-of-stage access on a first-come, first-served basis. VIP tickets (quantity limited) are $155 and include preferred seating with front-of-stage access, complementary beverages, and dedicated VIP bathrooms.

The festival will feature adult beverage sections from Three Taverns Brewery and Creature Comforts Brewing Company, as well as food selections from The Iberian Pig, The Pinewood, Calle Latina, and Mellow Mushroom.

All funds raised at the third annual outdoor music festival will be directed to Decatur Cooperative Ministry (DCM) to support its efforts to prevent and alleviate homelessness in Decatur and DeKalb County. The 2017 concert series featured Lucinda Williams and raised $40,000 for DCM.

The concert series is presented by Decatur-based marketing agency Lenz and produced in partnership with the Decatur music venue Eddie’s Attic. Christine Mahin, accounts and operations director at Lenz, will again serve as festival director.

Amplify Decatur will also feature shows at Eddie’s Attic throughout the weekend, including:

April 13: The Weather Station (7:15 show)
April 13: Jared and Amber, with Rex Haussmann (9:30 show)
April 14: Sirens of South Austin (6:30 show)
April 14: Antigone Rising (8:30 show)
April 15: Steve Earle vs. Townes Van Zandt tribute night