Rodney Atkins announced as new April 23 headliner for Georgetown's Red Poppy Festival

The annual Red Poppy Festival on the Georgetown Square will run April 22-24. (Courtesy Georgetown Convention & Visitors Bureau)
The annual Red Poppy Festival on the Georgetown Square will run April 22-24. (Courtesy Georgetown Convention & Visitors Bureau)

The annual Red Poppy Festival on the Georgetown Square will run April 22-24. (Courtesy Georgetown Convention & Visitors Bureau)

With Jack Ingram unable to perform, Rodney Atkins will headline the Red Poppy Festival in Georgetown this Saturday, April 23, at 9:30 p.m.

Atkins' singles include “Watching You,” “Farmer’s Daughter,” “Going Through Hell” and “Caught Up In The Country.”



The signature festival takes place this Friday-Sunday, April 22-24, and features live music, entertainment, family fun, food and more than 100 arts and crafts vendors.

The festival starts at 6 p.m. Friday.

The Friday night concert features Dysfunkshun Junkshun. Other festival highlights include the Red Poppy Parade at 10 a.m. on Saturday and the Car Show at 11 a.m. on Saturday. For all the details, visit www.redpoppyfestival.com.

By Hunter Terrell

Reporter, Georgetown

Hunter Terrell became the reporter for the Georgetown edition in January 2021. After graduating from Valdosta State University in 2018, she started her career as a reporter for the Rockdale Citizen in Conyers, Georgia. In 2021, she became a copyeditor for the Marietta Daily Journal. She also had a part-time job in social media and sales at Alexis Suitcase in Atlanta.