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Explore Georgia: Tybee Island Tips No One Tells You About

Ever wonder how can you maximize your visit to Tybee Island? We have gathered the best insider tips so you can plan a dream trip to one of the most unique places you'll ever visit. BEST PLACE TO LAY DOWN YOUR TOWEL Park near the Tybee Beach Beach and Pavilion ( Tybrisa St, Tybee Island, GA 31328) use the bridge  in front of the Tybee Island Marine Center  turn right and walk towards the rock formation close to the sand dunes. This portion of the beach has a smoother sand, lots of shallow areas that are perfect for little kids to bathe safely, is less crowded, and because it's close to the sand dunes you will see a large variety of seaside birds.

Tunes from the Tombs "Beyond Cool" 2014 - Saturday, June 14


Save the date for Tunes from the Tombs, Historic Oakland Cemetery’s annual all-day music festival, 1-8 p.m. (gates open at noon), June 14, featuring 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.



MailChimp Stage at Lion Square
6:45pm - Shawn Mullins
5:30pm - Mudcat
4:30pm - Tribute: A Celebration of the Allman Brothers
3:30pm - Secondhand Swagger
2:30pm - SG4
1:15pm – Myles Brown

Creative Loafing North Public Grounds Stage
7pm - Derik Hultquist
6pm - Ghost Riders Car Club
5pm - Blacktop Rockets
4pm - Smooth Hound Smith
3pm - Villain Family
2pm - Julea and her Dear Johns
1pm – Danny Brewer (from Besides Daniel)

Woodchuck Cider Garden by the Bell Tower
DJ Phiasco 2.0 is spinning vinyl all day from 1pm to 8pm.

Other special performances by:
Wasted Potential Brass Band
Sweet Auburn String Band
Uncle Daddy and the Kissin' Cousins
Atlanta Sacred Harp Singers
Alex Commins & Todd Prusin
Jake Reeves
Katharine Cole
…and more!

Keep spirits alive with beer, wine, and soft drinks, all of which will be offered for sale on-site.

Festival attendees can also take a complimentary guided mini-tour of Oakland Cemetery, or have their fortunes read by Atlanta’s own, Esmere.

Sip suds at the Woodchuck Cider Garden where DJ Phiasco will be on tap to take requests. 

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 passholders can rub shoulders with our artists and enjoy snacks, air conditioning and a private bathroom. Be RIP for only $50!

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.

Talent booking by: Pete Knapp & Company. Ticketing by



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