Wire & Wood Music Festival Announces Talent Schedule

Released September 08, 2022 12:31 PM


WHAT: Wire & Wood
WHEN: Friday and Saturday, October 7 and 8; 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
WHERE: Downtown Alpharetta, GA 30009
KICK OFF PARTY: Thursday, October 6; 6:00 – 9:00 p.m. @ Avalon
WEBSITE: wireandwoodalpharetta.com
SOCIAL MEDIA: @wireandwoodfest

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Wire & Wood has announced the full entertainment schedule of national, regional, and local performers for the 2022 event to be held on Friday and Saturday, October 7 - 8, from 5 p.m. – 11 p.m. The popular free admission festival will host thirty-four (34) performances on six (6) outdoor stages plus an additional seventeen (17) Music Match showcase performances at participating Downtown area businesses.

"Wire & Wood attracts the best singers and songwriters each year to perform their original music, and this year's lineup will not disappoint," said City of Alpharetta Director of  Recreation, Parks & Cultural Services, Morgan Rodgers. "This festival has a special way of  bringing our community together. The streets of downtown Alpharetta will be filled with the sounds of music, and you won't want to miss it."

Music fans will enjoy an eclectic mix of artists, including emerging Pop - R&B performer Samm Henshaw, international platinum-selling singer/songwriter Eric Hutchinson, the sweet harmonies of Grammy-nominated The Secret Sisters, Americana artist Will Hoge, soulful singer-songwriter David Ryan Harris, Dove Award-winning artist and lead singer of  Sixpence None the Richer Leigh Nash, and many more.

The full Wire & Wood schedule is available on the event website at wireandwoodalpharetta.com. 2022 Performers include the following:

FRIDAY: Ansley Stewart Band, Bradley Cole Smith, David Ryan Harris, Fooshee's

Forecast, Great Peacock, Highbeams, Jace Everett, Jordan Grassi, Kurt Wheeler Band, Leigh Nash of Sixpence None the Richer, Mike Killeen, Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics, Run Katie Run, Samm Henshaw, The Secret Sisters, and Tray Dahl & the Jugtime Ragband

SATURDAY: All the Locals, Anslee Davidson, Catfish and the Bottom, Cody Matlock Band, Edgewood Heavy, Eric Hutchinson, Jonathan Peyton, Jordan Igoe, Leah Belle Faser, Mermaid Motor Lounge, Prisca, Reptile Room, Six One Five Collective (Nashville Writers Round), The Ain't Sisters, The Cherokee Ragtime Pals, Trappers Cabin, and Will Hoge

In addition, the Music Match program will offer seventeen (17) performance showcases in participating downtown businesses during the festival weekend. Music Match and its partners, the City of Alpharetta, Fulton County Arts & Culture, and the Alpharetta Convention & Visitor's Bureau, are dedicated to highlighting local talent while bringing a vibrant music scene to downtown Alpharetta. Music Match performers and venues include the following:


12pm -1pm    Adam Patterson @ Barleygarden, Scott Thompson @ Four Fat Cows, Gene Owens @ Central City Tavern

2pm – 3pm    Mandi Strachota @ Chiringa, KymBerli Dee @ Minnie Olivia

6pm – 7pm    Parker Smith @ Jinya Ramen Bar, Cat Ridgeway Duo @ South Main Kitchen, The Ain't Sisters @ Truck & Tap


12pm -1pm    Anslee Davidson @ Barleygarden, Levi Ransom@Central City Tavern, Galaxy Music & Arts Academy Showcase @ Four Fat Cows

2pm – 3pm    Hill Roberts @ Chiringa, The Moore-McCall Jazz Society @ Clothes Horse, The Honkey Collective @ Truck & Tap

6pm – 7pm    Nicole Alexis @ Jinya Ramen Bar, Anna Shinholster @ Minnie Olivia, Cat Carter @ South Main Kitchen

The weekend of music kicks-off at the Plaza at Avalon on Thursday, October 6, from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. with a special free concert from Cat Ridgeway & the Tourists and Mark Miller.

Event-goers will enjoy a wide variety of delicious food and beverage options from numerous local restaurants in Downtown Alpharetta with many offering convenient to-go special packages for fans. Due to the expected high demand for restaurants, attendees are encouraged to call ahead to place to-go orders for pick up.

Getting to Wire & Wood Music Festival is easier than ever, with numerous transportation options for fans to experience the festival. Free parking is available throughout the downtown area, including the City Hall Parking Deck at 2 Park Plaza, the parking deck at 92 Milton Avenue, and the 45 Roswell Street parking lot. For fans enjoying ride-share services, the drop-off/pick-up location is at 37 Old Roswell Street. Outdoor stages will offer limited seating on a first-come, first-served basis, but attendees are welcome to bring their own portable chairs.

For additional details on Wire & Wood 2022, including the full performance schedule, please visit wireandwoodalpharetta.com or follow us on Facebook and Instagram @wireandwoodfest.

Wire & Wood 2022 sponsors include the City of Alpharetta, the Alpharetta Convention and Visitors Bureau, and Avalon.