A-town is known for its diverse entertainment and music scene (among many other awesome things), so it’s no surprise that none other than Atlanta is home to Shaky Knees, one of the country’s best rock music festivals. It’s only been around since 2013 but this newcomer has already managed to sign up some major headliners through the years, consistently impressing even the most seasoned festival goers, giving you a brand new reason to make your way to Atlanta.
For three days, over 60 iconic artists as well as talented new acts share the stages to deliver pumping music that will give your ears and your senses an unforgettable experience. A diverse plethora of musical encounters is guaranteed to be on the bill. But that’s not all: in between sets of dancing till you drop, you’re invited to have fun as you check out the surprises that await you in the venue. From hilarious photo booths, epic merchandise for sale, the best southern culinary delights, and a spectacular array of boozy beverages, this festival offers visitors multiple opportunities for a rock and rollin’ good time.
Shaky Knees is proof of Atlanta’s rich musical heritage, and its insane lineup of artists means that it’s an absolute sin to the rock gods if you don’t go.
Past lineups have featured rock legends Jack White, Wilco, The National, Queens of the Stone Age, Interpol, Florence + The Machine, and My Morning Jacket. For 2019, Tame Impala returns alongside numerous mammoth acts including Beck, Incubus, Cage the Elephant, Tears for Fears, Grouplove, Father John Misty, and Dashboard Confessional.
Are you excited yet? You should be.
Shaky Knees takes place at Central Park, 311 North Avenue NE, Atlanta, Georgia.
Ticket types include: 3-Day General Admission, Single Day General Admission, VIP, and Platinum Tickets.
Kids ages 8 and below may enter for free provided they are with a ticketed adult. A maximum of 2 kids for each paying adult will be allowed entry.
Shaky Knees has partnered with Uber, so you’ll never have to miss an act. Just head over to the Pickup Zone located at the corner of Piedmont and Pine Street for uber-efficient transportation. Alternatively, public transportation is encouraged! Use MARTA for hassle-free commuting.
Shaky Knees isn’t a camping festival, but there are tons of great hotel deals near Central Park. Save even more when you book a room with a friend or two!
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Centennial Olympic Park. Donald Glover. Killer Mike. Gone With The Wind. And that good ol’ southern hospitality: these are just some of the things that Atlanta is known for. But there’s much more – an abundance of sensory treats awaits you here. Feast on authentic Atlanta-style barbecue, fried chicken, and burgers. If food is top priority for you, you can’t go wrong with one of Atlanta’s famed food walks. Learn a thing or two about media and entertainment by touring the CNN Center and Fox Theatre. Recharge in the outdoors by visiting Stone Mountain Park, Piedmont Park, and of course, the iconic Centennial Olympic Park.
Atlanta’s nightlife has a league of its own, too. Whether you opt for even MORE live music, dancing to DJs in swanky nightclubs, breweries or dive bars, there’s a watering hole for everyone down here. Not to mention live comedy and improve acts, too!
Shaky Knees happens next from May 3-5, 2019.
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