Athfest featuring Dark Meat

ATHFEST JUNE 18-22, 2008

Dark Meat
Athfest 2008 is pleased to announce the headlining artists for this year's festival. On Friday, June 20 at 9:00 p.m., 17-piece psychedelic rock collective Dark Meat, recently signed to Vice Records, will perform. On Saturday, June 21 at 9:00 p.m., pop darlings Modern Skirts, currently in the studio with David Lowery (Cracker), will perform. Dub reggae collective Dubconscious, who will soon release their fourth CD, will close the festival on Sunday, June 22 at 7:00 p.m.

Additional performers for 2008 include: Twin Tigers, Cinemechanica, We Vs. the Shark, Centro-matic, A. Armada, Pegasuses XL, Elf Power, Contraband, Venice is Sinking, Velveteen Pink, Folklore, Don Chambers + GOAT, Bloodkin, Ken Will Morton and others.

Athfest 2008 will be held June 18-22, 2008, in historic downtown Athens, GA, a town long renowned for its thriving music scene. For the past eleven years, this annual music and arts festival has showcased the best in local, regional, and nationally recognized Athens-based talent. Over 150 bands and artists will perform over the course of the weekend, with most performances free of charge to the public. The festival also includes a juried artisan market, the Flagpole Music Awards show, KidsFest, and much more. From 2005-2007, ATHFEST was included in the "TOP 20 Events for June" by the Southeast Tourism Society.

[Published on: 4/22/08]

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rulosa01 Tue 4/22/2008 03:12PM
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Aqua Teen Hunger Fest?

21mmer Tue 4/22/2008 03:54PM
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meatwad make the money see.

toestothenose Tue 4/22/2008 05:01PM
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Meatwad get the honeys, G.

HoodooVoodoo Tue 4/22/2008 05:11PM
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I prefer white meat.

theivywall starstarstarstar Tue 4/22/2008 07:32PM
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If you like the lips, and you like brass, and some of Syd Barret's song lyrics actually speak to you, check out Dark Meat.

AintNoFreedom starstarstarstar Tue 4/22/2008 08:12PM
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At first I thought AthFest was short for Atheist Fest... which woulda been awesome.

beatstock Wed 4/23/2008 08:57AM
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who the hell is dark meat. i'm gonna check them out, maybe i'll post a rewiew

BlatentRipOff Wed 4/23/2008 09:07AM
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i am pumped for this. dark meat is awesome, and they put on a hell of a live show. i would even say they are one of the best live acts in the country right now.

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what the hell is all these bands?

I only know dubconcious.. thats not enough to get me to drive 4 hours.

bri322 Thu 4/24/2008 11:56AM
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dark meat's pretty cool. i talked to them a little bit at a show a while ago. they were pretty normal looking & then when it was time to go on they got their act together. it was neat to watch! i suggest checking them out if you have the chance.

In a Big Country Wed 4/30/2008 02:26AM
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In a Big Country

Dark Meat is quite the collbaroration..its funny how these imo lookalike rockers can put one hell of a far out tranced physd show then jam on into an allman bros song anyone ?