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Grant Park Summer Shade Festival Announces Live Music Lineup and Schedule for the 15th Annual Two-Day Festival

Photo by Ryan Purcell (Caren West PR)

By Lauren Klopfenstein (Caren West PR)
Featuring Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics, Blair Crimmins, Grant Green, Jr., Michelle Malone, James Hall & The Steady Wicked, Front Porch Session Players, Matt Wauchope Trio, and Many More
Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27, 2017
The Grant Park Conservancy has revealed the live music lineup and schedule for the 15th annual Grant Park Summer Shade Festival on Saturday, August 26 and Sunday, August 27. Earning a reputation as a must-attend event to see some of the hottest up-and-coming bands, local talent and notable favorites, festival goers are invited to watch two days of nonstop high-energy performances on Grant Park Summer Shade Festival’s two stages, the Boulevard Stage and the Cherokee Stage. Featuring a diverse lineup for all tastes, 2017 artists include Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics, Blair Crimmins, Grant Green, Jr., Michelle Malone, James Hall & The Steady Wicked, Front Porch Session Players, and the Matt Wauchope Trio. 
Presented by and benefiting the Grant Park Conservancy, the 2017 Grant Park Summer Shade Festival is open to all ages and free to attend. In addition to the impressive music lineup, this year’s festival will also have an expansive artist market, a Kids Zone, a 5K run, a diverse selection of local food trucks, Monday Night Brewing craft beer, Bold Rock Cider, and Frida Kahlo Tequila and Status Vodka cocktails and more. Additionally, tickets are now available for the exclusive Beacon Atlanta VIP Lounge. Attendees are invited to relax in a private pavilion, and enjoy complimentary food from Love, Eat, Local and premium wines, Monday Night Brewing craft beer, and the Signature Summer Shade Cocktail. Guests are also invited to enjoy private, air-conditioned restrooms, misting stations, lounge seating, and a souvenir cup.  Both single day and weekend VIP tickets are available for purchase at
2017 Grant Park Summer Shade Music Performer Lineup:
Boulevard Stage
Saturday, August 26

12 p.m.            Blue Spirit Wheel
1 p.m.              Wheeler Boys
1:55 p.m.         Mia Green
2:55 p.m.        Jimmy Galloway
4 p.m.              David Barbe and Inward Dream Ebb
5 p.m.              Grinder Nova and the Pitstop Mariachi Band
6 p.m.              James Hall & the Steady Wicked
7 p.m.              Grant Green Jr.  
8:00 p.m.       Ruby Velle & The Soulphonics
Sunday, August 27
12 p.m.            Saturation
1:15 p.m.         Indianapolis Jones
2:30 p.m.        Greg Lee
3:45 p.m.        Adron
5:10 p.m.         Michelle Malone
6:30 p.m.        Blair Crimmins
Cherokee Stage
Saturday, August 26
12:20 p.m.       Moody Hollow
1:30 p.m.         Milkysway
2:35 p.m.         Foe Killer Creek Band
3:35 p.m.         Honeywood
4:30 p.m.         Blue Mother Tupelo
5:40 p.m.         Rockabilly Kitty Rose
7:30 p.m.         Front Porch Session Players
Sunday, August 27
12:15 p.m.       Anti Trance
1:20 p.m.         Yes Ma’am
2:30 p.m.         Lord High Admirals
3:55 p.m.         The Skylarks
5:05 p.m.         Rust
6:30 p.m.         Matt Wauchope Trio
A special thank you to the 2017 sponsors including:  Aetna, Bold Rock Hard Cider, Frida Kahlo Tequila, Kody Kapow on the Sprout network, Monday Night Brewing, Piedmont Physicians, The Swift – an EA Homes community, and Tsamma Watermelon Juice.
For the most up to date information about the 15th annual Grant Park Summer Shade Festival and additional details, visit Stay connected on Twitter and Instagram at @GPSummerShade and Facebook at

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