We’re More Than A Festival

“Welcome to Athens in 2015 – the curve just changed again, with SLINGSHOT” -Michael Stipe


Slingshot, the international nexus for music, technology and innovative arts in the South takes over downtown Athens for the fourth consecutive year March 31 – April 2, 2016. Held over three days and five city blocks with thousands of music fans, culture creators, influencers, and state-of-the-art tech entrepreneurs from around the world. Slingshot’s reputation to annually deliver the best in nextwave music, art, culture and tech is unrivaled. Come create, build, grow with us.


Athens, Ga

Athens, GA

“The best college music town in the country…alpha and omega of the college music scene.” -Rolling Stone


Athens is home to important pieces of music history, such as REM, the B-52’s, and the Elephant 6 Collective. Now, with SLINGSHOT, we’ve added a new page to the annals of Athens music. Come make history with us.


Year round Slingshot presents a wide range of curated music, electronic art, and technology in Athens, Ga., from street filled concerts with today’s most exciting acts, to packed world class venues such as the Georgia Theatre, to intimate presentations and performances in a variety of environments. Slingshot continues to partner with a range of first class national brands, leading universities and artists and technologists from around the world. Reach out if we can do something rad together. info@slingshotathens.com