SweetWater 420 Fest sets up auction to complement music festival

Tedeschi Trucks Band will contribute to the auction as well as perform at SweetWater 420 Fest. Photo: Mark Seliger

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

In addition to music, the SweetWater 420 Fest is offering a charity auction as well.

Items from artists including The String Cheese Incident, Anders Osborne, Umphrey’s McGee, Tedeschi Trucks Band and Vulfpeck will be available for mobile bidding from April 17 through the festival weekend, April 20-22, at Centennial Olympic Park.

Proceeds will benefit the artists’ charity of choice.

Information, including descriptions of the unique memorabilia and other opportunities (such as concert tickets and meet and greets), as well as details about the mobile bidding process, is available at Sweetwater420fest.com/fournineteen.

Tickets to the three-day SweetWater 420 Fest, which features the aforementioned artists, as well as Sturgill Simpson, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead (also playing two sets), Greensky Bluegrass, SOJAGhostland Observatory and more, are on sale now at www.sweetwater420fest.com.

Participating artists and charities for the auction include:

The String Cheese Incident – Conscious Alliance

Umphrey’s McGee – Atlanta Music Project

Tedeschi Trucks Band – Mr. Hollands Opus

Vulfpeck – TBD

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead – Atlanta Community Food Bank

Greensky Bluegrass – Alliance for the Great Lakes

SOJA – Water is Life

Stick Figure – Jessica’s Haven

Papadosio – Dogwood Alliance

The Motet – Atlanta Music Project

The Infamous Stringdusters – HeadCount

Anders Osborne – Send Me A Friend

Tauk – Gift of Music Foundation

Spafford – Positive Legacy

Sister Sparrow – Little Kids Rock

Marco Benevento – MusiCares

Taz – St. Lucia Boys Training Center

Southern Ave – Hart Fund

The Mantras – TBD

The Vegabonds – Addiction Prevention Coalition

Funk You – Gas South Corn Hole Charity

Hedonistas – Gas South Corn Hole Charity

Migrant Worker – Gas South Corn Hole Charity

The Orange Constant – Gas South Corn Hole Charity

Bird Dog Jubilee – Gas South Corn Hole Charity

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