Shaky Knees Music Festival

Outdoor music festival with a diverse lineup of indie rock bands

This event may have been changed due to COVID-19 outbreak precautions. Please check official event and venue websites to confirm the status.

When: May 5 – May 7, 2023
Where: Central Park

Reasons to go to the Shaky Knees Music Festival

  1. The Lineup: The Shaky Knees Music Festival lineup includes more than 60 bands such as The Black Keys, The Smashing Pumpkins, The Strokes, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Portugal the Man, Joan Jett & the Blackhearts, Angels and Airwaves and more. 
  2. The Scenery: Set in Central Park in Old Fourth Ward of Atlanta, the festival provides stunning views of the skyline.
  3. The Location: Once the show is over, explore some of the best restaurants and bars near Central Park. You’ll also be within walking distance of Atlanta’s top downtown hotels.
  4. The Food: Grab a bite at one of the many food trucks at the festival offering everything from southern BBQ to vegan corn dogs.
  5. After the Show: Late night shows at Atlanta’s best music venues like Terminal West, Variety Playhouse and Center Stage.  

Insider tips

Know before you go

Where can I get tickets to the Shaky Knees Music Festival?

Purchase tickets at the Shaky Knees website. Choose from three ticket types:
3-Day General Admission Ticket 
Single Day General Admission Ticket 
VIP Ticket which includes additional perks

What time does the Shaky Knees Music Festival take place?

The 2022 festival entrance times are not yet available. For 2021 information, see below:

Friday, May 1: 11:30am-11pm
Saturday, May 2: 11:30am-11pm
Sunday, May 3: 11:30am-10pm

Where is the Shaky Knees Music Festival held?

The Shaky Knees Music Festival is held at Central Park, located at 311 North Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30308.

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