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Atlanta’s ‘Music Midtown’ Festival Draws 52,000 Diverse Music Fans to Piedmont Park

Music Midtown 2012 brought ten artists to perform on two stages in Atlanta’s Piedmont Park on Saturday, September 22.

Continuing from Friday, Saturday’s lineup drew in local fans, as well as those coming from outside of Georgia. The concert series put
artists from a variety of genres on each stage.

Civil Twilight, a rock band out of South Africa, started the show off on Saturday afternoon on the Electric Ballroom Stage, located just
behind Park Tavern.

LP, an American rock/pop artist followed right after Civil Twilight on the Great Southeast Music Hall Stage, just steps north from Electric Ballroom. LP acknowledged the heat midway through his show, as he was dressed in a blazer while the sun poured on the stage.

Garbage jammed at 2:45, and excited fans, including Crystal Dickerson. A fan of Garbage for over ten years, Dickerson travelled to Piedmont
Park from North Augusta, South Carolina.

“I love her voice, her look, love it all!” Dickerson said. Jessica Mastronardo and her husband, Derek, drove around seven hours to Music Midtown in celebration of Jessica’s birthday.

“I wanted to see Florence + The Machine, and Garbage was an added bonus, ” Mastrnardo said.

The crowd grew quickly during as evening approached, with a sell-out number of 52,000 people. The Electric Ballroom stage held performances from Ludacris, Florence + The Machine and Pearl Jam for the evening…

Read more: 11Alive News

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