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Wire & Wood Alpharetta Music Festival

October 2020
Music starts both days at 5:00 until 10:00 pm
Throughout Downtown Alpharetta
This FREE event is rain or shine!
Selected as one of the Top 20 Events in 2018 by the Southeast Tourism Society.

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 Alpharetta Music Festival takes places at multiple indoor and outdoor venues throughout downtown Alpharetta, making this a beloved, family-friendly, weekend event.

The two-day event takes place on multiple outdoor stages throughout downtown Alpharetta, plus a brand new indoor stage. Outdoor stages include Main on Milton, Town Green Stage, Ole Milton Park Stage, Citizen Soul Stage and Central City Tavern Stage. Ceviche is hosting performances on its patio, including a late-night jam each night. This year, the event will also include a stage located in City Hall, transforming the formal City Council Chambers into an intimate listening room.

No outside food, beverages or pets allowed.


2019 Artist Lineup

G. Love & Special Sauce
An alternative hip hop band from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Known for their unique, “sloppy”, and “laid back” blues sound that encompasses classic R&B.

Maggie Rose
Exceptionally versatile singer and songwriter. Known  for finely-crafted melodies and intricate storytelling.

Matt Mayes (of Jupiter Coyote)
Matt’s songs are filled with eclectic charters, heartache, and soul searching while musically running the gamut from rock, southern boogie, bluegrass and country rock.

Alvin Youngblood Hart
Known as a “musician’s musician,” Alvin Youngblood Hart’s praises have been sung by everyone from Bob Dylan to Brit guitar gods Eric Clapton & Mick Taylor.

Great Peacock
A southern rock band from Nashville, TN

Sam Burchfield
Honest lyrics and soulful vocals drive home well-crafted songs such as his recent summer single, “Blue Ridge June.”

Channing Wilson
Country artist from Nashville, TN.

Banditos
A six-piece rock & roll band playing honky tonk, country, soul and garage rock.

The Josephines
A rag tag group of rock n roll drenched country hoodlums from Bowling Green, KY.

Josh Roberts & The Hinges
A 4 piece band out of Charleston, S.C. Embedded in their style of rock & roll are blues, country punk and soul influence.

Parker Gispert (of The Whigs)
The singer, guitarist, and lyricist for Athens, Georgia rock trio The Whigs. Now in Nashville, Tennessee, his unique solo shows blend performance with relevant storytelling.

Emily Hackett
Nashville-based singer songwriter & CMT’s Next Woman of Country.

Mermaid Motor Lounge
The band uses acoustic dexterity while filling out the sound with electric guitar, upright bass, fiddle, harmonies, and percussion.

Book Club
An americana, folk, indie, songwriter group from Atlanta, GA.

The Haraway Brothers
Brother duo playing a vintage country sound.

Bradley Cole Smith
Singer and songwriter that has as been a fixture on the Atlanta music scene since the early 1990’s.

Ben Chapman
Singer from Nashville, TN.

Mike Killeen
Singer and songwriter that plays folk rock, pop rock, indie rock, and alternative rock.

Chris Canterbury
Nashville-based singer/songwriter.

Wesley Cook
Award-winning Singer/Songwriter/Guitarist

Kylie Odetta
Singer/Songwriter with a hint of jazz! Music maker, music lover

Baily Ingle
Native of Hoover, AL, is a singer/songwriter known for her warm, soulful voice and charismatic stage presence

Cat Ridgeway
Known for her soulful vocals, high energy, and infectious stage presence, she is consistently a crowd-favorite and creates a buzz everywhere she goes.

Greg Fortune
Singer and songwriter who plays soul, blues and jazz covers and original tunes.

Josh & Leslie Roberts
Embedded in their style of rock & roll are blues, country punk and soul influence


Wire & Wood Alpharetta Songwriters Festival Video