Music Midtown Announces 2013 Performance Lineup

Although it officially begins this week, big plans are in store for Atlanta festival goers to end the summer season, as the lineup for the Music Midtown Festival has been released. Not only are this year's performers some of the best that the popular festival has seen in years, but as usual there is something for every musical taste. There are also big surprises lined up in the form of special guests who likely won't be revealed until they reach the stage. However, if there is one Atlanta music festival that you should definitely not miss, it's this one.

Get your tickets now! Festival promoter, Peter Conlon officially announced the September dates, music lineup and the addition of a third stage to Music Midtown 2013. The festival returns Friday, September 20 th and Saturday, September 21 st to Piedmont Park and features more than 30 artists over two days. "Music Midtown is always evolving and this year's expansion of the festival footprint is part of that. At this time, we're not increasing capacity, our move into Oak Hill will allow us to feature more music on a third stage," said Conlon of Live Nation. "The Roxy stage will be located near the Festival entrance on 10 th Street and feature some terrific talent throughout the weekend." "The quality of talent at Music Midtown makes a weekend pass the ultimate experience for music fans," shared Conlon. "Our lineup showcases an appreciation for the different genres and the variety of music our attendees want to hear.

Combine that with the festival amenities including more cuisine and beverage selections and additional onsite activations and the value of Music Midtown is second to none." *Music Midtown will feature the following artists: (performance times, by day, TBA) Friday, September 20 th : Cake, Drivin N' Cryin, Jane's Addiction, Journey, North Mississippi Allstars, Phoenix, The Mowgli's and 2 Chainz Saturday, September 21 st : Arctic Monkeys, Capital Cities, Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar, Mona, Queens of the Stone Age, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Reignwolf, Tegan & Sara, The Black Lips, The Neighbourhood, The Yeah, Yeah, Yeahs, Weezer, and ZZ Ward Early Bird tickets go on sale this Saturday, June 22 nd at 10am.

General admission tickets are $40 for a Friday pass, $65 for a Saturday pass or $90 for a two-day . Early Bird wraps up on Aug. 1 st when pricing changes to $50 for a Friday pass, $75 for a Saturday pass, and $110 for a two-day. VIP packages go on sale this weekend as well and include the following amenities. Pricing for VIP packages will have the same pricing throughout the on sale. 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 Premium Viewing Area of both stages Private Hospitality area with complimentary food and beverage Private air-conditioned restrooms VIP Laminate Tickets can be purchased at www.musicmidtown.com , www.livenation.com 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, June 19 th at 10am through Citi's Private Pass Program until Friday, June 21 st at 10pm. For complete presale details visit www.citiprivatepass.com All tickets are subject to applicable service charges and acts. For more information, visit www.musicmidtown.com . Produced by Live Nation. For more information about the author, Danielle Jennings, please visit my Google+ profile page.