A.U.R.A. Fest began in 2000 with the inaugural event at Tybee Island's American Legion. Since then, there has been 9 festivals in three cities, with performances from the best local, regional, and national underground rock and metal bands. In 2017 A.U.R.A. Fest returned to Savannah with the most ambitious festival yet at Ships of The Sea Museum. A.U.R.A. Fest 2018 will return to Ships of The Sea with 14 amazing bands, more fun activities, and some of the best food trucks in town!