Scenes from Music Midtown 2012 - Share Your Photos

Foo Fighters, The Avett Brothers, T.I. and more rock Piedmont Park on day one of Music Midtown 2012. Share what you saw and tell us what you liked.

Music Midtown got off to a rocking start in Piedmont Park Friday. Blue skies, great live music and thousands upon thousands of fans joined in on the second year of this favorite Midtown festival. 

Crowds enjoyed amazing sets from artists including; Van Hunt, Joan Jett and the Blackhearts, T.I. and The Avett Brothers. 

Rounding out the night was a two hour set from headliners the Foo Fighters who were joined on stage with band friend Joan Jett.

Music Midtown continues Saturday with artists Ludacris, Girl Talk, Florence & the Machine, Pearl Jam and more.

Saturday's line-up looks like this:

1:00 – 1:30 p.m. O’Brother
1:30 – 2:00 p.m. Civil Twilight
2:00 – 2:45 p.m. LP
2:45 – 3:45 p.m. Garbage
3:45 – 4:45 p.m. Adam Ant
4:45 – 5:45 p.m. Ludacris
5:45 – 6:45 p.m. Neon Trees
6:45 – 8:00 p.m. Florence + the Machine
8:00 – 9:00 p.m. Girl Talk
9:00 – 11:00 p.m. Pearl Jam

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Which was your favorite act from the first day of Music Midtown? Tell us in the comments.

Tammy September 24, 2012 at 01:14 PM
The best part was sitting in Blakes and watching the straight men walk into the bar. Most of them figured it out within 5 seconds.
Tim September 24, 2012 at 01:54 PM
Thanks Hunt for the info!
Zewditu Demissie September 24, 2012 at 03:36 PM
I thought it was a decent show. Florence + the Machine was the best part for me. Friday was nice and relaxed. Saturday was a hot mess. Way too many people. I was one of the crowd sitting on the hill on my blanket. We had to deal with people from below ramming their way up the hill which was quite annoying. Besides tons of people stepping on me and my stuff, bumping me, etc., one girl actually totally clobbered me- knocked me down and sent my glasses flying. By that point, I had enough. They needed more food trucks. A girl sitting next to me had to wait in line over an hour for a slice of pizza. Wow. I was smarter and waiting till Pearl Jam was playing. :-) No line for Com by that point.
Midtown Resident September 24, 2012 at 06:46 PM
The bathroom situation was absolutely horrible. It was horrible last year as well. Something needs to be done about this. We were in line for almost an hour and a girl in my party actually peed her pants because she literally could not hold it anymore. Might I suggest a similar set-up as the Port-a-Potties at 420 fest? Basically a whole mess of them (50-60) in an open square formation, rather than in a line. Also, troughs for the men.
Midtown Resident September 25, 2012 at 05:19 AM
Glad you could leave and come back this year. It was so crowded and hot I had to leave to the rest of the [quiet] park for about 15 minutes to cool down and catch my breath. Having a smashed up spot near the stage for hours at a time while drinking and... can really leave a person dehydrated and claustrophobic! But Florence was absolutely awesome, Eddie Vedder didn't make too much fun of GA (it was hilarious and sad to hear all the people cheer his statement that in this great state a student can't use a student id to vote but anyone can use a firearm license to vote...it was a comment about society people, not something to brag about, LoL). Judging by the crowd, this festival is ready for more modern day bands (in addition to classics of course). Counterpoint is going to be for the kiddies, but pulling in a couple of the larger acts from that festival to entertain the older college/20s crowd at Music Midtown would definitely go a long way next year. Still keep the Pearl Jams and the Coldplays though!


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