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Wire & Wood Alpharetta Songwriters Festival

October 2018
Starts at 5pm on Friday & Saturday

Throughout Downtown Alpharetta
Free event

Selected as one of the Top 20 Events in 2018 by the Southeast Tourism Society.
This event is rain or shine!


Music will flow through the streets as talented artists perform their own songs with soulful melodies, magnificent vocals and expressive lyrics while interacting with the audience. Listeners will learn the stories behind each song and may recognize some of the tunes that are played by their favorite musicians. The Wire & Wood Songwriters Festival takes places at multiple indoor and outdoor venues throughout downtown Alpharetta, making this a beloved, family-friendly, weekend event.  No outside food, beverages or pets allowed.

Headliners will include Robert Randolph and The Family Band, Justin Townes Earle, Dan Wilson (Semisonic) and Glen Phillips (Toad the Wet Sprocket). The 2-day event is free to the public this year. Additional artists confirmed to perform at the sixth annual Wire & Wood Alpharetta Songwriters Festival include:


Performance Schedule

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2018

Main Stage on Milton
Milton Ave. in Downtown Alpharetta
The Last Chance Riders – 5pm
The Sundogs – 7:15pm
Alex Guthrie – 9:30pm

City Center Stage
Village Green in front of city hall, 2 Park Plaza
ESOEBO/Kate Coleman – 5pm
Yesterday’s Wine: featuring Levi Lowrey and Wyatt Durrette – 6:30pm
Davin McCoy – 8:15pm

Shade Garden Stage
50 South Main St.
Avery Gipson/Hannah Thomas – 5:00pm
The Bittersweets – 6:45pm
Eliot Bronson – 8:15pm

South Main Alley Stage
9 South Main St.
Jennifer Lynn Simpson/Wesley Cook – 5pm
The Mosleys – 6:30pm
Chasing Lovely – 8pm

Ceviche Stage
42 Milton Ave.
Cat Carter & Cat Ridgeway – 6:15pm
Across the Wide – 8:30pm
Late Night Jam: Davin McCoy/Jennifer Lynn Simpson – 10:45pm

You Rock in the Park
35 Milton Ave.
Bach to Rock presents:
Guitar 101 – 6:30pm-7pm
Drum Circle – 8:45pm-9:15pm

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 13, 2018

Main Stage on Milton
Milton Ave. in Downtown Alpharetta
Eliot Bronson – 5pm
The Last Chance Riders – 7:15pm
Robert Randolph and the Family Band – 9:30pm

City Center Stage
Village Green in front of city hall, 2 Park Plaza
Glen Phillips – 5pm
Dan Wilson – 6:30pm
Justin Townes Earle – 8pm

Shade Garden Stage
50 South Main St.
Cat Ridgeway/Jennifer Lynn Simpson – 5pm
The Mosleys – 6:10pm
Chasing Lovely/Kate Coleman – 7:20pm
Yesterday’s Wine: featuring Levi Lowrey and Wyatt Durrette – 8:30pm

South Main Alley Stage
9 South Main St.
Cat Carter/Avery Gipson – 5pm
The Bittersweets – 6:10pm
Alex Guthrie – 7:20pm
Hannah Thomas/Wesley Cook – 8:30pm

Ceviche Stage
42 Milton Ave
ESOEBO – 6:15pm
Across the Wide – 8:30pm
Late Night Jam: Alex Guthrie (solo) – 10:50pm

You Rock in the Park
35 Milton Ave.
Drum Circle – 6:30pm-7pm
Ukulele Workshop – 8:45pm-9:15pm


Hotel Information

Ask for the Wire & Wood Alpharetta Songwriters Festival Rate

Aloft Alpharetta
7895 North Point Parkway
678-527-6800
Rate starting at $69.00

Embassy Suites by Hilton Atlanta Alpharetta
5955 North Point Parkway
678-566-8800
Rate starting at $110.00

Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta North/Alpharetta
4025 Windward Plaza
770-360-7766
Rate starting at $79.00

Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Northpoint
10975 Georgia Lane
678-566-3900
Rate starting at $89.00

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Alpharetta
12505 Innovation Way
678-339-0505
Rate starting at $84.00

Homewood Suites by Hilton Atlanta – Alpharetta
10775 Davis Drive
770-998-1622
Rate starting at $129.00

Hyatt Place Atlanta/Alpharetta/North Point Mall
7500 North Point Parkway
770-594-8788
Rate starting at $84.00

La Quinta Inn & Suites Atlanta Alpharetta
1350 North Point Drive
770-754-7800
Rate starting at $94.50


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