The Atlanta festival, which returned to the music scene in 2011 after a six-year hiatus, will hit the city’s Piedmont Park on the weekend of September 19-20, and can arguably boast a stronger line-up than last year’s roll-call of Red Hot Chili Peppers, Queens Of The Stone Age and Jane’s Addiction.
Eminem, who hasn’t played in Atlanta since 2002, White, Mayer and Zac Brown Band will be joined near the top of the bill by a trio of hugely successful female solo artists - namely double Grammy winning teenage prodigy Lorde, US Hot 100 chart-topper Iggy Azalea and Lana Del Rey, who is set to hit number one on the Billboard charts this week with her third album, Ultraviolence,
Fans with Music Midtown tickets can also look forward to sets from British alt-pop outfit Bastille, hip-hop pioneers Run-D.M.C., Southern rock veteran Gregg Allman, North Carolina rapper B.o.B, neo-soul collective Fitz & The Tantrums and hotly tipped electro-R&B chanteuse Banks, with Twenty One Pilots, NEEDTOBREATHE, Mayer Hawthorne, The Strypes, AER, Sleeper Agent, Magic Man, Bear Hands and Ron Pope also scheduled to appear across its three stages.
The festival has chosen not to sell single-day Music Midtown tickets this year, but two-day passes are expected to be made available later this week. So be sure to keep checking back on TicketIQ for the latest information on Atlanta’s premier outdoor music festival.