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Fat Man
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RHCP!!


Well, it looks like #4 son will be coming to Atl to visit the Old Man. Last year it was #1 son for Pearl Jam ..



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Fat Man
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Covington, Atlanta, Winston-Salem
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re: Music Midtown
Any word on when Tix go on sale??


ATLwreck
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Atlanta
Member since Nov 2008
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re: Music Midtown
Fri Sep 20th
Journey - Jane's Addiction
2 Chains - Phoenix - Cake
North Miss. Allstarts - Mowglis - Drivin N Cryin
Sat Sep 21st
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Queens Of The Stone Age
Imagine Dragons - Weezer - Kendrick Lamar
Arctic Monkeys - Yah Yeah yeahs - Tegan & Sara
Black Lips - Rignwolf - The Neighbourhood - ZZ Ward
Mona - Capitol Cities
tix on sale Sat 10am. $90 for 2 day tix.


RebJas
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Suburbs of Birmingham
Member since Jan 2011
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Wife got tickets for our anniversary. Going on Saturday for Weezer, Imagine Dragons, and QOTSA. Gonna be a long day. Still trying to decide if we're taking our 9 year old.


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Fat Man
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Covington, Atlanta, Winston-Salem
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Mmmmm, a few folks peeved about conflicts, per fB:

John Carter Please fix the Cake vs Jane's and the Tegan & Sara vs Imagine Dragons conflicts!!


Perry Ferrell Could've sworn ID was before RHCP just yesterday. Guess ill fight thru yeah yeah yeahs for good field position


Megan Morris Yes, PLEASE please please please please fix it so Jane's Addiction and Cake aren't playing at the exact same time! Even if they're staggered that would be better than having to miss the entire set of one of them! They're the whole reason I wanted to come back this year! Pleeeeeeeeease...


Clarissa Frichenbruder Please fix the conflicts, I would love to see both Jane's Addiction AND Cake!!


Berserk Binary I like journey don't get me wrong.but qotsa or weezer should closed.whats coming next year bob seger and the sliver bullet band as closers or warrant or ratt.how about Abba its not rite but ill take it.


+ me .. N Mississippi All Stars/ Drivin n Cryin


RebJas
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Suburbs of Birmingham
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re: Music Midtown
No conflicts with the three I'm going to see. But I knew there would be issues like that with a third stage added.


TheDoc
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re: Music Midtown
Looks like a fun fest


RebJas
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Suburbs of Birmingham
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Saturday sold out.


auzach91
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Kennesaw, GA
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If anyone is looking for a ticket I know someone selling a two day for 100


RebJas
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Suburbs of Birmingham
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Had to buy a two day for him, but our son is going with us. We'll be out there after lunch, so if anybody wants to meet up, let me know before Saturday.


Fat Man
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Covington, Atlanta, Winston-Salem
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Gates open manana at 4:00p. North Mississippi Allstars crank up at 4:15 on this, the "new" stage, stage #3 .. The "Hey Fat Man, buy me a beer" rule will be in effect .. yellow oxford shirt, purple pre-game notes ..



Roxy Stage


Fat Man
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re: Music Midtown



just saying.


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RebJas
Ole Miss Fan
Suburbs of Birmingham
Member since Jan 2011
163 posts

re: Music Midtown
I'm seeking you out!


Fat Man
LSU Fan
Covington, Atlanta, Winston-Salem
Member since Jan 2006
6559 posts

re: Music Midtown
Check North Miss Allstars. My plan is to be near the front, 4:15.

Someone just did their sound check.


stoov
LSU Fan
Atlanta, GA
Member since Oct 2010
509 posts

re: Music Midtown
have fun - I had to sell my two tix to Sat since I just had ankle surgery and didn't want to hop around on crutches; put on stubhub and sold within an hour!

wanted to see QOTSA again


RebJas
Ole Miss Fan
Suburbs of Birmingham
Member since Jan 2011
163 posts

re: Music Midtown
QOTSA were fantastic. Imagine Dragons good, also.


shutterspeed
Southern Miss Fan
TX
Member since May 2007
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re: Music Midtown
What's the sound quality like at these things now? I always consider going to a few of these, like Jazz Fest and so forth, but I never go because of my perceived temperature issues, distance from the stage, and poor sound quality.


Fat Man
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Covington, Atlanta, Winston-Salem
Member since Jan 2006
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re: Music Midtown
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Imagine Dragons good


Yes, they were; Caught some of their show from afar.

I really enjoyed Yeah Yeah Yeahs yesterday and ZZ Ward (blues-based with a little hiphop).

The weather was perfect ..


Fat Man
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Covington, Atlanta, Winston-Salem
Member since Jan 2006
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re: Music Midtown
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but I never go because of my perceived temperature issues, distance from the stage, and poor sound quality.


... and so much more.

Sound quality was good.

Distance from the stage is a function of your willingness to commit to one band. That is, you may have to get their early for the opening acts, sit through them and the breaks in between, waiting for your band.

That's puts you upfront, in the middle of the energy. The other option is to drop a blanked towards the back. You can hear well, but to see the artists you need binoculars focused on the big screen (not the stage).

It's not bad to mix these two options over the course of fest setting.

Now, Music Midtown had some other terrible problems. The lines to enter could easily take an hour; totally amateurish.

The port-a-let lines were also, again this year, 30 to 40 minutes.

One could / would miss entire acts trying to enter yesterday's fest or going to the bathroom.

That said, I'm happy cuz I sampled several acts I would never have heard / seen otherwise.


shutterspeed
Southern Miss Fan
TX
Member since May 2007
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Guess that confirms my suspicions. I was looking at the Voodoo Arts festival thing in New Orleans, but I think I'll pass now.


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