BMI will host a stage filled with rising indie talent along with hip-hop titan DJ Khaled at the inaugural Peachtree Music Festival in Midtown Atlanta on October 1, 2011, rain or shine.
The Peachtree Music & Arts Festival is a one day, two-stage music and arts festival, on eight acres in the Midtown Community of Atlanta, GA (Spring Street & 8th Street, 48 8th Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30305). Sponsored by BMI and W Atlanta Downtown, the festival will include fifteen musicians, artist vendors, fashion vendors, food trucks, a beer garden, sponsor tents, and much more.
|Main Stage||BMI Stage|
|12:15||Under the Flood||12:45||Aunt Martha|
|1:15||Tesla Rossa||1:45||The Young Rapscallions|
|2:15||Ocean is Theory||2:45||Ben Deignan|
|3:15||Levi Lowrey||3:45||The Kingston Springs|
|5:45||The Dirty Guv’nahs||6:30||Open Air Stereo|
|8:45||Shiny Toy Guns||9:30||DJ Khaled|
|10:15||DGAF: Dallas Austin
& Corey Enemy site
(all times are PM)
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