40 Watt Club
285 W Washington
Athens, GA 30601
9:00 p.m. Friday, April 26, 2013
Twilight Americana Music Festival
The 6th annual event will be the Twilight Americana Music Festival in conjunction with the much loved Twilight Criterium annual bike race filling the streets and clubs of Athens. Twilight Americana Music Festival, a showcase of local folk, country, and bluegrass music featuring the region’s finest Americana acts, will return to Athens, Georgia this April 25 through 28, 2013. Entering its sixth year, the event formerly known as Athens Americana, is presented by festival founders Adam Klein, singer/songwriter and founder of upstart record label Cowboy Angel Music, and Justin Evans, photographer in association with Terrapin Twilight Criterium and Georgia Theatre Music Group. Past performers include: Shovels & Rope; Hope For Agoldensummer; Don Chambers & Goat; Bloodkin; Lera Lynn; T. Hardy Morris & The Outfit; The Mastersons; Jonny Corndawg; Vigilantes of Love; Shonna Tucker (ex- Drive-By Truckers); Andrew Combs; The Whiskey Gentry; Bobby’s Shorts; Big C & The Velvet Delta; Ruby the Rabbitfoot, and more. The lineup for 2013 will be announced in the coming weeks. Twilight Americana Music Festival will take place throughout historic downtown Athens. Participating venues include; Georgia Theatre, 40 Watt Club, Melting Point, Little Kings Shuffle Club, Green Room, The World Famous and Hendershots Coffee. The festival will feature several headlining performances, beginning with Opening Night at Georgia Theatre, and also including the 40 Watt Club. Foundry Entertainment will present the Twilight Americana Closing Party at the Melting Point on Sunday April 28th. Other festival showcase performances will be held at Little Kings and The World Famous on Friday and Saturday nights. The recently opened Green Room will feature acts every night of the event. This year the festival will curate an outdoor stage in downtown Athens for the annual music component of the Terrapin Twilight Criterium event. The stage line-up is to be named in the coming weeks.