The Music Midtown Lineup is Very Music Midtown-y

Jane’s Addiction

Festival season marches on: The lineup for this year’s Music Midtown, which happens Sept. 20–21 at Atlanta’s Piedmont Park, was unveiled yesterday.

It’s generally pretty OK: Along with Queens of the Stone Age, whose new album has been blowin’ up the webz, the lineup features rapper Kendrick Lamar, Georgia rockers the Black Lips, French popsters Phoenix and the newly reinvigorated Yeah Yeah Yeahs. Even the headliners, Red Hot Chili Peppers and a reunited Jane’s Addiction (see funny photo above), are nothing to scoff at.

But, like most medium-sized festivals, there’s a notable dearth of continuity; the schedule is a weird mix of “this is who’s hot” and “oops we blew all our moneys on RHCP,” with a healthy dose of double-you-tee-eff thrown in for good measure.

Cake? Check. 2 Chainz? Got ‘im.

The Mowgli’s? Reignwolf? I don’t know who those bands are. (Also, The Mowgli’s what?)

Weezer? That’s pretty cool, as long as they only play songs from their first two albuhhhhhh j/k.

Journey? My head asplode.

Tickets for Music Midtown go on sale this Saturday, June 22, at 10 a.m. Peep the full lineup below.

Red Hot Chili Peppers
Queens Of The Stone Age
Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Imagine Dragons
Jane’s Addiction
2 Chainz
Kendrick Lamar
Tegan and Sara
Arctic Monkeys
The Black Lips
North Mississippi Allstars
The Neighbourhood
Capital Cities
ZZ Ward
Drivin N Cryin
The Mowgli’s


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