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Music Midtown Festival

Fans Going (176)

9/21/2012, 9/22/2012

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Piedmont Park
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1215 Piedmont Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30309
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At a press party held at Greystone in Piedmont Park tonight, Live Nation’s Peter Conlon, along with other city notables
Atlanta City Councilmen Alex Wan and Kwanza Hall, announced the 2012 Music Midtown lineup and official expansion to a twoday
music experience.

“We will continually endeavor to bring amazing artists to Music Midtown, making sure that everyone has the best experience they
could want at this festival,” says Festival Promoter, Peter Conlon of Live Nation. “Last year we moved quickly to re‐introduce the
festival and this year, we have expanded our dates to encompass Friday, making this a two‐day experience with a more diverse

The 2012 lineup features the following artists on Friday: Foo Fighters, Van Hunt, TI, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, The Avett
Brothers and Saturday includes: Pearl Jam, Ludacris, Girl Talk, Florence and The Machine, Civil Twilight, LP, O’Brother, plus more
acts to be announced!

“One of the best things about Atlanta is its thriving arts and culture community,” said Mayor Kasim Reed. “This is a city that is
deeply tied to the music, film and entertainment industry. The Music Midtown concert series, which returned to Atlanta last
September, is a world‐class event which attracts thousands of music lovers to the heart of the city for unparalleled live music,
food, energy and excitement.”

Tickets go on sale this Saturday, April 28 at 10 a.m. at www.musicmidtown.com, www.livenation.com or charge by phone at 1‐
800‐745‐3000. As the official credit card of Music Midtown, Citi® card members will have access to presale tickets beginning
Wednesday, April 25 at 10 a.m. through Citi's Private Pass® Program until Friday, April 27 at 10 p.m. For complete presale details
visit www.citiprivatepass.com.