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Festival Preview: Atlanta’s Shaky Knees

Article by Andrés Alvarado


Atlanta, no need to pinch yourself. The Shaky Knees Festival lineup is, in fact, this stellar. One of the premier music festivals of the Southeast has come back for their sixth go-round and brought along some fancy A-List musician-friends to entice all you audiophiles. Taking place in Atlanta’s Central Park on May 4-6, the Shaky Knees 2018 version is headlined by Jack White, Queens of the Stone Age, and The National. These acts alone are enough to excite, yet there is more, much, much more.

Queens of the Stone Age

Joining the big three are a plethora of musical geniuses like The StrokesJulian Casablancas’ new band The Voidz, Fleet Foxes, David Byrne, Jimmy Eat World, Vance Joy, Matt and Kim, Franz Ferdinand, Atlanta’s own Manchester Orchestra, among many others. So, people of Hotlanta and the surrounding areas, mark your calendars, request that time-off from work, and come immerse yourself in the musical extravaganza that 2018’s Shaky Knees promises to be.

Jack White

For full line-up information, FAQs, and to purchase tickets, be sure to visit the Shaky Knees website at

2018’s Shaky Knees
Andres Alvarado
Born and raised in Queens, New York and now living in Atlanta with my wife and 3 rescue dogs. I have a passion for travel, concert photography, and discovering new music. I hope you enjoy my perspective of the vibrant Atlanta music scene.