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

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    Facility Amenities

    Dance Floor, Entertainment, Free Parking, Full Bar, Live Music, Meeting Facilities, Parking on Site, Party Facilities, Public Restrooms, Restaurant on Site

    General Information

    Handicapped Accessible

    Suitable for Ages

    Adults (21+)


  • Classic City American Music Festival

    Classic City American Music Festival

    07/02/2017 - 07/02/2017

    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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