Legendary Music Festival Announces Marquee Acts, Gets New Look and Feel to Deliver the Ultimate Three-Day Cultural Experience
Music Midtown™, one of the nation’s premier music festivals, is making some dramatic additions this year as the internationally recognized three-day festival enters its 12th season. This year’s Music Midtown will take place on new dates June 10-12, but at the same location and will feature more than 100 musical acts.
Among some of the headlining acts scheduled to appear at Music Midtown:
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Kid Rock
The White Stripes The Pixies
Additional artists already confirmed include: The Killers, Joan Jett, Keane, Coheed and Cambria, The Features, Bloc Party, MoFro, Louis XIV
To capitalize on the growing popularity of country music, Music Midtown will feature the Kicks 101.5 Country Stage this year. Among the blockbuster acts scheduled to appear:
Friday – Keith Urban, Loretta Lynn, and Cross Canadian Ragweed
Saturday will feature Atlanta’s own, Alan Jackson & Chris Cagle
Sunday – Montgomery Gentry, Joe Dee Messina and more....
Additional line up announcements to follow.
“Music Midtown 2005 will present the greatest assembly of music talent in the history of Atlanta,” said Peter Conlon, President of Peter Conlon Presents and Festival Producer. “In addition to enjoying great music, festival goers will have the opportunity to interact with the best local artists, enjoy great food from more than 45 vendors and experience an art installation. All this and more additions will set a new threshold for festivals throughout the world.”
Visitors to this year’s Music Midtown will notice a brand new look and feel for the festival. The new brand identity was developed by Atlanta-based Creaxion®, one of the city’s leading marketing firms. Creaxion was recently selected as the Agency of Record for Music Midtown and handles advertising, public relations and onsite Press support for the festival.
Atlanta’s hip hop pioneer and recently named President of Virgin Records, Jermaine Dupri will be performing on the urban stage and producing the weekend’s artist line up. Dupri’s support of Music Midtown is a true testament to his dedication in recognizing Atlanta as the entertainment capital in the music world.
In addition to the exciting line up already confirmed, Music Midtown is working with nationally recognized artist, Todd Murphy, on an experiential art installation. Murphy will work with students from GSU, Georgia Tech, UGA and S.C.A.D. in creating unique designs and structures to add to the cultural element on site.
A number of major sponsors have signed on to sponsor Music Midtown 2005. Among them:
Miller Lite/99X Stage
Best Buy/99X Locals Only Stage
Ford/Best Buy/96 Rock
Coke/Atlanta Urban Stage produced by Jermaine Dupri
Hooters/Kicks 101.5/WB 36! Stage
Raving Brands: Moe’s and Mama Fu’s
Preferred Hotel – Marriott Hotels & Resorts
Additional media sponsors to be announced.
A limited number of advanced tickets for the three day Music Midtown will be sold online starting Monday, March 14 for $65. Visit www.musicmidtown.com for pre-sale information. Tickets will be sold through all Ticketmaster outlets beginning April 9.
Additional festival information can be found at
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About Music Midtown
In 1994, producers Alex Cooley & Peter Conlon, founders of the renowned concert promotion firm, Concert Southern set out to create the most unique music festival. Upon Cooley’s retirement in 2004, the festival is now solely produced by Peter Conlon Presents, which is a part of the Clear Channel Entertainment family. Music Midtown is internationally recognized as one of the greatest and most unique festivals. For the past eleven years, festival goers from around the world descend upon the heart of the South to experience Music Midtown, America’s largest three-day music festival. Over 100 major and emerging acts representing all genres of music perform each year on multiple outdoor stages on a 40+ acre complex centered between the bustling metropolitan areas of Midtown and Downtown Atlanta, Georgia. With an amazingly low admission price, Music Midtown annually draws 300,000 revelers to Atlanta. In its twelfth year, the festival promises to carry out its tradition of featuring the biggest names in music and one of the most diverse lineups of any music festival in the world. Music Midtown also works to promote the city of Atlanta while highlighting the economic and cultural importance of the event to international media.
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