Shaky Knees Music Festival Lineup 2018

Top Quote Shaky Knees Music Festival is an annual music festival that takes place in Atlanta, Georgia. The festival was founded in 2013 by Tim Sweetwood in order to bring a proper indie music festival to the city of Atlanta, which already hosts festivals such as Sweetwater 420 Fest and Music Midtown. The festival is currently held in Centennial Olympic Park in Downtown Atlanta. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) April 10, 2018 - If you are one of the Rock ‘n’ roll Fans then you probably would already be familiar with Shaky Knees Music Festival, for those of you who are not that well informed, we provide you to the point history of Shaky Knees Music Festival. But before that let’s lay down some basic facts about this festival.

    Shaky Knees Music Fest takes place in Atlanta, Georgia annually. At this Music Festival all local, regional and international artists gather up to perform. Tim Sweetwood, the founder of the festival named it after a song “Steam Engine” from his favorite Music Band Morning Jacket.

    Shaky Knee Festival was established in 2013 after Tim noticed that there was a wide gap between festival in Atlanta specifically music festivals. Being a local promoter Tim felt the need of such a Music Festival that would foster the musical need of people and that should include all the artists which were neglected in all other festivals that existed already.

    Tim wanted a Festival that would focus more on indie side than mainstream, unlike all the other big music Festival Tim envisioned a festival that would bring something different to people and he wished to see how well his efforts are appreciated. Keeping this in mind the First Shaky Knees Music Festival was held in a Park next to a venue Masquerade. In his first show Tim included acts inspired from Popular groups and people like Jim James, Band of Horses and the Lumineers. The Show sold 9000 tickets a day and even went sold out. Other than that, the show that started as a 2-Day festival then had to be extended to 3-Day Festival. Get your Shaky Knees music festival tickets in advance.

    From its beginning to the present the festival has witnessed tremendous success. The last five years have been very important specifically 2015 was a great year for The Shaky Knees Festival. The Festival was listed as one of the “50 must-see Music Festivals” by Rolling Stone Magazine in simmer 2015. Moreover, it was endowed with number 4 spot on nationwide list of “10 Best Readers Choice: Best Music Festivals” by USA Today. The Shaky Knees Music Festival rapidly rising to the top mid-sized Festivals of the country and is definitely worth experiencing.

    Even though the Shaky Knees Festival has earned nation festival badge Tim considers it more of a regional festival than National from booking point of view. as much as he wants more of nationwide audience he also prefers to focus on his regional audience. He wishes to create a Festival that is nationwide but also contain a peculiar hometown feel. Furthermore, he is of the notion that the people who really love music will watch this festival of this type and be able to foresee where the whole industry is headed.

    After five successful years of The Shaky Knees Festival Tim Sweetwood is set to bring us an even more exciting and fun Festival this year as its sixth edition and Tickets4Festivals has all their passes available.

    This year’s Shaky Knees Music Festival will be taking place May 4-6 at Central Park in downtown Atlanta, Georgia and will be honored by some of the biggest rock stars of all time, with more than 75 Bands this year’s festival will be a blast.

    Shaky knees have featured a contrasting line up for all the rock lovers from famous to new and promising artists including:

    Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age, The National, David Byrne, Tenacious D, Fleet Foxes, The War On Drugs, Vance Joy, Cake, Courtney Barnett, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Lord Huron, Manchester Orchestra, Matt and Kim, The Distillers, Japandroids, Franz Ferdinand, Jimmy Eat World, The Voidz, All Time Low, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, The Black Angels, Alvvays, Parquet Courts, Circa Survive, Greta Van Fleet, Rival Sons, The Brian Jonestown Massacre, Sir Sly, The Menzingers, Chicano Batman, Andrew W.K., Jacob Banks, Wxzahatchee, Basement, Ezra Furman, Torres, Broncho, The Frights, Bully, Lukas Nelson and The Promise of The Real, Parcels, Alice Merton, Charly Bliss, Mikky Ekko, Mt. Joy, The Wild Reeds, Bayonne and many more!

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