Historic Heartland / Athens

The Foundry

295 E. Dougherty St.
Athens, GA 30601

706-549-7051 | 706-549-7020
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  • Foundry Stage

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Giving a nod to its origin as an iron foundry, The Foundry is rooted in the concept of craftsmanship and attention to detail with fresh hints of Southern flare and fare bringing the space to life.

Dating back to the 1850's, The Foundry at Graduate Athens has been re-purposed, offering a multi-tiered concert hall with four additional historic venues fit to host special events, meetings and weddings.  In The Foundry, exposed brick walls and high beam ceilings tell stories of past artisans who once inhabited the space, while contemporary finishings and enhanced acoustics lend a refurbished stage to new musicians. Dishing up an original spin on Southern comforts and stocked with local brews (including one of our own-"Iron Maker" anyone?) our historic music venue is the perfect spot to gather the gang or catch a gig.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Tuesday: 6:00PM - 11:00PM
    Wednesday: 6:00PM - 11:00PM
    Thursday: 6:00PM - 11:00PM
    Friday: 6:00PM - 11:00PM
    Saturday: 6:00PM - 11:00PM

    Cuisine Served




    Soul Food / Southern


    Facility Amenities

    Dance Floor


    Free Parking

    Full Bar

    Live Music

    Meeting Facilities

    Parking on Site

    Party Facilities

    Public Restrooms

    Restaurant on Site

    General Information

    Handicapped Accessible

    Open Year 'Round


    Group Amenities


    Meals Served


    Payment Options

    American Express




    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Classic City American Music Festival

    Classic City American Music Festival

    07/01/2018 - 07/01/2018

    Nothing is more American than fireworks on the Fourth, but here's a contender… plenty of bands, food, drink and BBQ galore comes in a close second! This family-friendly event headliners include the Packway Handle Band and the Chickasaw Muddpuppies, who will be joined by many others.

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