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Oakland’s Music Makers
April 28 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
One event on August 3, 2019 at 2:30 pm
From spirituals to shape-note singing, Oakland Cemetery’s musical roots are deep and far-reaching — and the tradition continues to this day. From Atlanta’s earliest days into the modern era, the city has long been a magnet for the musically-inclined. This tour spotlights some noted Atlanta musicians buried here and examines how some of the cemetery’s architecture tunes into musical themes.
Students: (with ID) $6
Seniors: (65 and older) $6
Historic Oakland Foundation Members: Free
Please note that not all areas of Historic Oakland Cemetery are wheelchair accessible. Please use your discretion when planning your tour visit.