West Fest Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ATLANTA, GA

 Atlanta’s Historic West End community invites you to West Fest 2011 (May 6 – 8, 2011), the hippest in-town festival south of I-20!

WHAT IS WEST FEST?

West Fest 2011 is brought to you by West End Neighborhood Development Inc. (WEND) and includes an annual benefit concert, dog parade, artist market and festival, and tour of historic homes. The concert kicks off the weekend of events with performances by soul songstress Dawn McClain. The West End Tour of Homes consists of a self-guided walking tour of over a dozen Craftsman, Victorian, & Queen Anne-style private homes. The large majority of buildings in the district are houses constructed from 1870 to the 1930s. The festival and artist market will kick off with a dog parade, feature local artists, face painting, and a live DJ.

SCHEDULE

Annual Benefit Concert featuring Dawn McClain and Eugene IV

Friday, May 6, 7-11pm

Wren’s Nest Amphitheatre

1050 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

 Dog Parade

Saturday, May 7, 11am-12pm

White Street at Rose Circle, Historic West End, Atlanta, GA  30310

Neighborhood Festival & Artists Market

Saturday, May 7, 12pm-6pm

Gordon-White Park

Corner of Ralph David Abernathy Blvd and White St., Atlanta, GA, 30310

 Music will be supplied by House in the Park; food, beer & wine, and beverages will be available for purchase.

West End Tour of Homes

Purchase tickets and begin tour at the Wren’s Nest

1050 Ralph David Abernathy Blvd SW, Atlanta, GA 30310

Saturday and Sunday, May 7-8, 12pm-5pm

 TICKET INFO

Tickets for the Benefit Concert are $25 • Tickets for the Tour of Homes are $20, or $40 for a combo Concert + Tour of Homes pass. Tickets can be purchased online at www.atlantawestfest.com. Admission to the Festival and Artist Market is free.

Author: niaknowles

From Native New Yorker (Brooklyn) to Atlanta Realtor, with a love for architecture and design. Atlanta based Real Estate Consultant working to restore and sell Intown Homes; REO,South West (Westside,West End, Westview Communities 30310,30311,30314,30318 zip codes)

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