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Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam to Headline Music Midtown Festival in Atlanta

April 25, 2012 (7:34 am) GMT
Also lining up to perform at the September 21 and 22 festival are Ludacris, T.I., Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, Florence and the Machine, Girl Talk and many more.
Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam to Headline Music Midtown Festival in Atlanta

This year's Music Midtown festival in Atlanta will feature performances by such rock bands as and . On Tuesday, April 24, the festival's organizers confirmed that the two veteran groups are all set to headline the upcoming 2-day concert to be held at Piedmont Park, Atlanta on September 21 and 22.

The -fronted band will perform on day one, when such artists as and The Blackhearts, , and Van Hunt also took the stage. The -fronted group will show up the following day during which , , , Civil Twilight, L.P. and O'Brother are also lined up.

Speaking about this year's lineup, president of Live Nation Atlanta Peter Conlon told Atlanta Journal-Constitution, "The thing we didn't have time to do last year was [work on] diversification. This year we have a very diverse lineup." He added, "I also wanted an Atlanta feel because this is an Atlanta festival."

The 2012 Music Midtown marks the festival's second straight year after a five-year break. Last year, the festival was headlined by and . Tickets for this year's gig will be available for purchase on April 28, starting at $100 for a two-day festival pass.

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