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Lucinda Williams to headline 2017 Amplify Decatur festival


The 2017 Amplify Decatur festival has scored Lucinda Williams for its headlining slot.

The distinctive-voiced rock-folk-blues-country singer will perform at the April 22 festival on the downtown Decatur Square.

Joining Williams on the lineup are Noah Gundersen, John Moreland, Harold Holloway & Co., Packway Handle Band, and Kristen Englenz.

General admission tickets are $40 and available at and via

All funds raised from the event will benefit the Decatur Cooperative Ministry, which works to prevent and alleviate homelessness in Decatur and DeKalb County. This is the third year of the concert series – and second that it will take place on the Decatur Square.

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