• Happenstance 2012

    Happenstance 2012

  • Happenstance 2007

    Happenstance 2007

  • Group shot from Happenstance 2009

    Happenstance 2009

  • The 2011 Happenstance lineup.

    Happenstance 2011

About The Happenstance

The Happenstance is an annual music event in Atlanta, Georgia. We select 30 musicians, make them meet us early in the morning at a local rock club, randomly divide them into 5 piece bands, and send them off to create a 20 minute set of music which they will perform that evening. It’s thoroughly entertaining, entirely random, and more than a little bit insane. Learn more...

Recent News


Happenstance + ABC = Awesome

Happenstance is pleased to announce that the proceeds from this year’s event will be donated to the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition. We are proud to support this local organization dedicated to creating a “healthier, more livable Atlanta by making it safer, easier, and more attractive to bicycle for fun, fitness, and transportation.” The[…]

Saturday, December 6 at the EARL

Happenstance 2014 will take place Saturday, Dec. 6 at the EARL in East Atlanta. If you would like to sign up to play this year, head over to our Musician sign up page and put your name in the hat.

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