Tinsley Ellis and special guests honor Col. Bruce Hampton at Oakland Cemetery’s Tunes from the Tombs

 Tinsley Ellis and special guests honor Col. Bruce Hampton at Oakland Cemetery’s Tunes from the Tombs Former bandmates, protégés, and friends pay tribute at seventh annual summer music festival  ATLANTA – On Saturday, June 10 members of the late Col. Bruce Hampton’s Hampton Grease Band and Aquarium Rescue Unit will play a tribute concert at […]

Tunes from the Tombs returns to Oakland Cemetery This Wekend!

On Saturday, June 18, thousands of metro Atlantans will converge on Historic Oakland Cemetery for the annual summertime music festival and fundraiser, Tunes from the Tombs. Headliner Arrested Development wraps up a day of music from over a dozen local acts performing on two stages in Oakland Cemetery. Performance schedule is as follows: MailChimp Main […]

Historic Oakland Cemetery, Red Brick Brewing tap into summertime with limited-edition brew

Historic Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta’s oldest public burial ground, has once again teamed up with Atlanta’s oldest brewery for a signature beer crafted with fruit from Oakland’s gardens. Red Brick Brewing Co.’s Berried Skull Persimmon Lager will be available for one day only at Oakland Cemetery’s sixth annual summer music festival, Tunes from the Tombs.  On […]

Historic Oakland Foundation announces full Tunes from the Tombs line-up!

Historic Oakland Cemetery, Atlanta’s most unique music venue, brings a day packed with music and family-friendly fun at the sixth annual Tunes from the Tombs music festival coming Saturday, June 18. Last year’s Tunes from the Tombs marked the first time in the festival’s history that all performers hailed from Georgia. The all-local lineup continues […]

Interview: Blair Crimmins & The Hookers; Playing @ Tunes From The Tombs 6/8!

The musical styling of Blair Crimmins & The Hookers is an unusual product in today’s music scene. It’s one of the few albums that doesn’t quite fit into any particular genre.   The lyrics are narrative and witty, intelligent and entertaining, and Crimmins’ energy is so engaging that it’s easy to overlook the outlier quality […]

Q & A with Caroline & The Ramblers; Playing @ Tunes From The Tombs 6/8!

Caroline & the Ramblers, hailing from Atlanta, have been a mainstay in the local music scene for a number of years. They are a true Americana quartet who mix Rockabilly, Country and a bit of Swing Blues. Led by vocalist Caroline Engel, their versatility is evident to everyone who has seen them perform. Caroline Engel […]

Q & A: Rolling Nowhere; Playing @ Springfest & Tunes From The Tombs

Defying current genre classification, Atlanta’s own Rolling Nowhere has unofficially been described as a Psychedelic Junkyard Folk band. This loose term accurately describes a band that bends the current alt-country/folk/rock genres and seems to consistently evolve its sound with every show. Combining their love of Classic Country, Old Timey Folk and Psychedelic Rock n Roll, […]

Just Announced: Tunes from the Tombs, Saturday 6/8, Oakland Cemetery

A warm summer day, a dozen great local bands, and the Historic Oakland Cemetery are all coming together on Saturday, June 8th for one of our favorite events: Tunes from the Tombs! This fundraising event features musicians performing in and among Oakland’s extraordinary monuments, mausoleums and renowned gardens. All genres of music will be represented: […]

%d bloggers like this: