Saturday, May 25 | Sunday, May 26
On the Square | Free
For 2019, the Performing Arts Stage will be located under a large tent next to the community bandstand. Enjoy a bigger stage, better views of the performers, shaded seating, and refreshments nearby. Come early and enjoy the original music delivered by this year’s talented lineup!
ConunDrums | 11:15 am
An Atlanta women’s percussion group that brings West African rhythms guaranteed to get your feet moving. Come early and bring the kids to participate with this high energy act.
Kitty Rose & The Rattlers | noon
Southern-styled original rockabilly and jump blues featuring the kicking vocals of Kitty Rose and smokin’ hot guitar and swing drums of the Rattlers.
Hunter Callahan | 1 pm
Already an accomplished blues guitar player at 17, Hunter followed the Clapton crossroad and honed his singing and songwriting skills to bring together the total package of vocal chops and stellar musicianship.
No Solution | 2 pm
Repeat youth winners of the Atlanta Blues Challenge, these young cats tap into the influences of BB King, Albert Collins, Freddie King, Hendrix, Clapton, Vaughan and other blues giants, while stepping out with their own brand of blues/rock goodness. Great vocals and super musicianship . . . an act to keep and eye and ear on.
Chelsea Shag | 3 pm
A mixture of soul, pop, R&B, jazz, blues, and rock, this performer mixes tasty guitar work with strong vocals and songwriting to deliver a powerful stage performance.
JohnBoy & Surround Sound | 4 pm
Earth Wind and Fire meets Parliament Funkadelic meets James Brown meets the Tower of Power. This is a wall of funky/rap sounds guaranteed to bring you to your feet. What a way to close out day one of the festival! Do not miss this act!
Sehwe Village Percussion | noon
A high energy African drum band to start things off with a bang. Bring the kids and join the party!
Mike Killeen | 1 pm
One of the forces behind the Amplify Concerts to combat poverty in local communities, this Decatur hometown hero has five albums to his credit with his latest Nashville recording, Ghost, being released in May, just in time for his appearance here.
Red Sugar Blues | 2 pm
Coming off their performances at Buddy Guy’s Legends club, we serve up some pure, unadulterated, electric blues fronted by the thunderous vocals and showmanship of Red Sugar. Not to be missed!
Hannah Thomas | 3 pm
Reminiscent of a young Bonnie Raitt, Hannah brings her own style of roots-based music with flavors of folk, country, rock, and even some punk thrown in the mix.
Delta Moon | 4 pm
Long-time touring band and blues favorite featuring the dueling slide guitars of Tom Gray and Mark Johnson. They continue to unleash great grooves, thought-provoking lyrics, and infectious hooks that have mesmerized audiences for 16 years. Do not miss our closing act!