Don’t Miss The Wire and Wood Songwriters Festival

By: The Local Palate

Thirty-plus performers. Six stages. Two awesome nights.

The Wire and Wood Alpharetta songwriters festival returns October 7 to 8, 2022, for its ninth year in downtown Alpharetta, Georgia. Bring your friends and family for the weekend to experience this free two-day songwriter music festival. Enjoy soulful music flowing through the streets of Downtown Alpharetta. More than thirty local, regional, and national artists will perform original songs on six stages. Listeners will learn about the music as artists share stories behind their songs and interact with the audience. In addition to the music, festival goers can enjoy food and libations from local restaurants.

Friday’s festival headliner features singer and songwriter Samm Henshaw, who was recently showcased on NPR Slingshot’s 2021 Artists to Watch list. Henshaw has also toured with Chance the Rapper and collaborated with Pharrell Williams. International platinum-selling singer, songwriter and seasoned touring artist, Eric Hutchinson, will headline the stage on Saturday. Hutchinson has shared the stage with acts such as Jason Mraz, Amos Lee, Ingrid Michaelson, O.A.R., and Michael Franti. His single “Rock & Roll” earned him his first gold record in the United States and the song became a number one hit in several countries.


Performer at the Wire and Wood Songwriters festival

Additional artists confirmed to perform at the Wire and Wood Alpharetta Music festival include Ansley Stewart Band, Bradley Cole Smith, David Ryan Harris, Fooshee’s Forecast, Great Peacock, Highbeams, Jace Everett, Jordan Grassi, and Kurt Wheeler Band. Watch Leigh Nash of Sixpence None the Richer, Mike Kileen, and Ruby Velle & the Soulphonics take the stage.

Stick around for Run Katie Run, The Secret Sisters, Tray Dahl & the Jugtime Ragband, All the Locals, and Anslee Davidson. Tune in for Catfish and the Bottom, Cody Matlock Band, Edgewood Heavy, and Jonathan Peyton. Finally, catch a performance from Jordan Igoe, Leah Belle Faser, Mermaid Motor Lounge, Prisca, Reptile Room, Six One Five Collective (Nashville Writers Round), The Ain’t Sisters, The Cherokee Ragtime Pals, Trappers Cabin, and Will Hoge.

Performer at the Wire and Wood Songwriters festival

With three unique shopping districts, more than 200 restaurants, and one-of-a-kind attractions, it is easy to hit the right note with a weekend getaway to the Wire and Wood Alpharetta Music Festival. Visitors can turn up the volume on this music weekend with concert happenings taking place across Downtown Alpharetta stages. Plan your Wire and Wood Alpharetta Festival getaway and book a hotel room at

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