Staff Photo: Jason Braverman . In this 2011 file photo, the crowd packs the Meadow at Piedmont Park for the Music Midtown festival in Atlanta.
ATLANTA -- The lineup for this year's Music Midtown festival, held Sept. 20-21 at Piedmont Park, has been announced with Jane's Addiction and Journey playing Friday night and the Red Hot Chili Peppers and Weezer among the bands playing on Saturday.
This is the third year of the festival at Piemont Park, and this year a third stage has been added. Last year crowds swelled to more than 50,000 to see headliners Foo Fighters and Pearl Jam.
Tickets for Music Midtown 2013 go on sale this Saturday at all Ticketmaster outlets. Cost is $40 for Sept. 20, $65 for Sept. 21 and $90 for a two-day ticket. After Aug. 1, prices will increase to $50 for Sept. 20, $75 for Sept. 21 and $110 for a two-day ticket. Fans can purchase beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday.
In addition to Journey and Jane's Addiction, the Friday lineup includes Cake, Drivin' and Cryin', 2 Chainz, Phoenix, North Mississippi Allstars and The Mowgli's.
Saturday's lineup includes: Queens of the Stone Age, Imagine Dragons, Kendrick Lamar, Arctic Monkeys, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Tegan and Sara, The Black Lips, Reignwolf, The Neighbourhood, ZZ Ward, Mona and Capital Cities.