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Oakland Cemetery’s Tunes from the Tomb



Tunes from the Tomb

Last year my son and I attended this unique event and had a BLAST!  We can’t wait to return for this year’s show.

Tunes from the Tombs is held at Atlanta’s Historic Oakland Cemetery.  This event is an annual all-day music festival June 14 from 1-8 p.m.  This event will feature a amazing line up of musicians performing in and amongst Oakland’s extraordinary monuments, mausoleums and renowned gardens. Two main stages will host amplified artists, while buskers will perform on distinct vignette stages throughout the cemetery. From rock to folk, Americana to jazz and classical to everything in between, a variety of tunes will entice everyone to boogie down. Soothe your stomach as well as your soul with good eats from Atlanta food trucks, which will be on-site serving a variety of tasty festival fare.



Shawn Mullins


Wasted Potential Brass Band

Smooth Hound Smith

Blacktop Rockets

Ghost Riders Car Club

Villain Family

Julea and her Dear Johns

Secondhand Swagger

Tribute: A Celebration of the Allman Brothers Band

Sweet Auburn String Band

DJ Phiasco 2.0


Uncle Daddy and the Kissin’ Cousins

Atlanta Sacred Harp Singers

Jake Reeves

…and more!


All proceeds benefit Historic Oakland Foundation. The work of the Foundation is supported by grants from charitable foundations, individuals, and events like Tunes from the Tombs.


Tickets are available for $10 online, $5 for kids (online or at gate) and $15 at gate.

Buy your tickets online here:


New this year to Tunes from the Tombs is our RIP ticket package. No, not rest in peace-Rock In Peace! This package gets you entry into the festival, event poster & koozie, free parking, 2 drink tickets (21 & up), and green room access where RIP pass holders can rub shoulders with our artists and enjoy snacks, air conditioning and a private bathroom. Get your RIP passes here:

Parking will be available at the Grady Health Systems lot behind the MLK MARTA Station on Grant Street for $5. The Atlanta Bicycle Coalition will provide bike parking. Historic Oakland Foundation encourages festival-goers to take MARTA to the King Memorial Station. Bring your blanket or lawn chair and spend the day! No coolers or outside food allowed. This is a non-smoking event.


Information obtained from Oakland Cemetery’s Facebook website.  Visit their Facebook page for more information!

We hope to see you there!

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