Music Midtown is officially back, but come late September when the expanded two-day festival returns to Piedmont Park, will neighborhoods surrounding the park be singing a happy tune?
In recent months, the grumblings from Midtown residents have grown concerning the burden the neighborhood must bear in order for the rest of the city to party during a string of spring, summer and fall festivals and events staged in and near the park.
But at Tuesday night’s press party at Greystone in the park to announce this year’s lineup, there were nothing but smiles abound as Live Nation Atlanta President Peter Conlon praised this year’s “incredible lineup” with the combination of co-headliners Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam “pretty much a dream.”
Music Midtown 2012 will be held on Sept. 21 and 22. The first night, a Friday, will feature the likes of Foo Fighters,
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