Bragg Jam Fest will feature nearly four dozen bands

This month’s Bragg Jam Festival will feature 46 bands at 12 venues across the city, organizers said Monday.

The festival, scheduled for July 28, will start at 10 a.m. with Arts@ the Park is moving indoors to the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame. And the Moonlight Miles 5K returns July 21 to start the week leading up to the festival.

Among the acts confirmed for this year’s festival are Jason Isbell & the 400 Unit, Dead Confederate, the Randall Bramblett Band, Col. Bruce Hampton, Noot d’Noot, Lydia Loveless, Bukue One, American Aquarium, Broken Bootsraps, Shonna Tucker’s Eye Candy, Bloodkin, Woolfolk and DJ Muggs of Cypress Hill. Local acts include Jubee & the Morning After, Gringo Grande, Saint Francis, Stoopgrass, Back City Woods, Homeless Hill and more.

Among the new stages this year is the all-ages, nonsmoking Local Celebrity Stage at the Terminal Station. This stage will feature performances by well-known local bands, including Rabbi Larry Schlesinger & Friends and The Grapevine..

Additional venues this year include the Cox Capitol Theatre, the 567 Center for Renewal (two stages), the Rookery, Bottoms Up, Fowl Play, Roasted Café & Lounge, the Hummingbird Stage & Taproom, Asylum, the Shamrock and Mellow Mushroom.

In memory of brothers Brax and Tate Bragg, the Friends of Brax will perform at the Rookery.

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