The Meadow @ Piedmont Park | Friday, Sept. 21 and Saturday, Sept. 22

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 two-day 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 lineup.”

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, 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

Early Bird general admission tickets are $55 for a one-day pass or $100 for a two-day pass + $1 for Centers for Hope.*
VIP packages will be available for an enhanced festival experience to include:

Citi® VIP Club       $ 250.00 per day/ticket
·                     Admission to the festival
·                     Private VIP entrance
·                     Private Hospitality area with complimentary food and beverage
·                     Private air-conditioned restrooms

Super VIP               $ 1,000.00/ticket
·                     Admission to the festival with complimentary commemorative t-shirt
·                     Private VIP entrance
·                     Valet parking
·                     Backstage Viewing Area of both stages
·                     Private Hospitality area with complimentary food and beverage
·                     Private air-conditioned restrooms
·                     VIP Laminate

All tickets are subject to applicable service charges and acts, event time and date are subject to change.
For more information, visit Produced by Live Nation.

Music Midtown 2012 is sponsored by: Toyota, Citi®, Red Bull, Vitamin Water, Dasani, MillerCoors,  SweetWater Brewing Company, Jack Daniels Honey, El Jimador, Rex Goliath Wine, Dos Equis and SOUL by Ludacris.

So what do you think about the lineup this year? Comment below using your facebook identity and let us know.

* General Admission ticket prices will increase to $65 for a one-day pass and $120 for a two-day pass + $1 for Centers for Hope at a later date.