Historic Heartland / Athens

The Foundry

295 E. Dougherty St.
Athens, GA 30601

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Formerly The Melting Point, The Foundry live music venue is a blend of old and new: vintage modern decor in the oldest building on the Graduate Athens property.  A 30 foot smoke stack anchors the venue's entry tower while three glass and metal garage doors blend the exterior patio with the interior space for al fresco dining and listening in pleasant weather.

Savor, sip and socialize in style with a mix of locals and travelers alike an atmosphere like no other. This intimate music venue hosts a variety of music styles and is a favorite of a wide range of fans.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 3:00PM
    Tuesday: 3:00PM
    Wednesday: 3:00PM
    Thursday: 3:00PM
    Friday: 3:00PM
    Saturday: 3:30PM

    Facility Amenities

    Dance Floor, Free Parking, Live Music, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Restaurant on Site

    General Information

    Handicapped Accessible

    Special Tags



  • Classic City American Music Festival

    Classic City American Music Festival

    07/02/2016 - 07/03/2016

    There's almost nothing more American than fireworks on the Fourth of July. Other than that: 21 acts, two stages, fried and grilled food, Yuengling beer specials and great drinks, BBQ, and American music all day Saturday and Sunday comes in a close second! This is an all ages family-friendly event. Music begins at 3 p.m. on Saturday and 2:30 p.m. on Sunday.

    Headliners include: 

    Jonathan Byrd and The Pickup Cowboys, Scott Low & the Southern Bouillon, Tony Furtado, Hog-Eyed Man, L... read more