Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 3/1/16
13TH ANNUAL OYSTER CRAWFISH FESTIVAL FEATURING COWBOY MOUTH
TAKES OVER PARK TAVERN IN PIEDMONT PARK ON SATURDAY, MARCH 26, 2016
Atlanta’s Biggest Crawfish Festival Featuring Live Music,
Ten Thousand Pounds of Crawfish, Oysters, Shrimp, a Bloody Mary Bar and More
Tickets on Sale Now
Atlanta, Georgia (March 1, 2016) – For the past twelve years, thousands of music and food loving festivalgoers gather annually at Park Tavern in Piedmont Park to celebrate the Oyster Crawfish Festival. For the 13th installment on Saturday, March 26, 2016, Park Tavern will once again serve up approximately ten thousand pounds of fresh Louisiana crawfish that are brought in the night before – making it Atlanta’s biggest crawfish festival. Conveniently located on the Atlanta BeltLine, Park Tavern will also serve fresh, regional fried, raw, and steamed oysters, delicious fried oyster, shrimp and chicken baskets, Abita brews, Bacardi cocktails and more.
Featuring live music performances throughout the day, the music starts at 2 p.m. with a foot stomping set from Tray Dahl & The Jugtime Ragband. Then, Wasted Potential Brass Brand, known for its New Orleans standards, sarcastic pop, blues, funk and hip hop, will get the crowd going before Athens-based Kick the Robot warms up the stage for the one-only Cowboy Mouth. The hard-hitting band out of New Orleans will once again fill the headliner spot for the annual spring festival, serving up fans their unique style of ‘rock and roll gumbo’ and an unparalleled high energy performance that promises to be unforgettable.
The festival begins at 1:30 p.m. Ages 21 and under are allowed to attend the event when accompanied by a parent. Children 12 and under will not be charged admission. General admission and VIP tickets are available for purchase now. Tickets start at $15 at www.parktavern.com and www.xorbia.com/e/parktavern/oyster-crawfish-festival-with-cowboy-mouth. VIP admission grants revelers access to an exclusive entrance, a private bar, special seating, private restrooms, and a meet-and-greet with Cowboy Mouth. The event is rain or shine.
Oyster Crawfish Festival with Cowboy Mouth
Saturday, March 26, 2016
Doors open at 1:30 p.m.
Music starts at 2 p.m.
2 p.m. – Tray Dahl & The Jugtime Ragband
3 p.m. – Wasted Potential
4:15 p.m. – Kick the Robot
6 p.m. – Cowboy Mouth
500 10th St NE
Atlanta, GA 30309
General admission and VIP tickets are available starting at $15 at www.parktavern.com and www.xorbia.com/e/parktavern/oyster-crawfish-festival-with-cowboy-mouth. Ages 21 and under are allowed to attend the event when accompanied by a parent. Children 12 and under will not be charged admission.
Sponsored by: Abita, Absolut, Bacardi, Jack Daniels, Soco, and El Jimador.
About Park Tavern:
Park Tavern, a favorite neighborhood bar, restaurant, brewery and events facility, is located on the Atlanta BeltLine in the heart of Midtown on the corner of 10th Street and Monroe overlooking Piedmont Park and the Midtown skyline. The building was originally built in 1905 as horse stables for local racing enthusiasts and then transformed into a golf clubhouse in 1928. Although expanded and renovated over the years, the building still features some of the original woodwork and stone from the historic clubhouse. Today, Park Tavern combines the historic charm of the site with the modern facilities including handcrafted beers brewed on-site, a full restaurant, expansive patio, private event spaces, a seasonal ice skating rink and more. The menu features classic favorites such as burgers, tacos, salads and sandwiches as well as a full sushi bar serving a wide variety of fresh sushi rolls. For more information, visit www.parktavern.com or call 404.249.0001. Stay connected on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/ParkTavern and on Instagram and Twitter @parktavern.