Music Midtown 2018 Guide: Schedule, Tickets, Parking

Peach State natives Khalid, Butch Walker, Gucci Mane and Mattiel will be performing at the Music Midtown Festival this year.
Peach State natives Khalid, Butch Walker, Gucci Mane and Mattiel will be performing at the Music Midtown Festival this year. Photo courtesy of Live Nation/PBA.

Thousands of festivalgoers will soon descend on Piedmont Park for this year’s Music Midtown.

During the two-day music festival, headliners rapper Post Malone and Fall Out Boy, an alternative rock group, will take the stage on Saturday, Sept. 15. Rapper Kendrick Lamar and rock band Imagine Dragons will close out the music festival on Sunday, Sept. 16.

More than 30 renowned musicians — such as Janelle Monáe, CHROMEO, Gucci Mane and Portugal. The Man — are also slated to perform on one of the four stages on the festival grounds.

Know what to expect, from the performance schedule to wristband rules, ahead of the highly anticipated event.

Schedule

Festival grounds will open to Music Midtown attendees from noon to 11 p.m. Sept. 15 and noon to 10 p.m. Sept. 16. Stay tuned for a map of the location to be released ahead of the festival.

Saturday, Sept. 15 schedule:

Roxy Stage

  • 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. – Mattiel

  • 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. – lovelytheband

  • 5:30  to 6:30 p.m. – Børns

  • 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. – The Revivalists

  • 9:30 to 11 p.m. – Fall Out Boy

Cotton Club Stage

  • 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. – Yuno

  • 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. – SAINt JHN

  • 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. – CHROMEO

  • 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. – AWOLNATION

Great Southeast Music Hall Stage

  • 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. – Arthur Buck

  • 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. – BILLIE EILISH

  • 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. – Kacey Musgraves

  • 8:45 to 9:45 p.m. – Portugal. The Man

Salesforce Stage

  • 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. – The Aces

  • 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. – Twin Shadow

  • 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. – Rainbow Kitten Surprise

  • 7:45 to 8:45 p.m. – Thirty Seconds to Mars

  • 9:45 to 11 p.m. – Post Malone

Sunday, Sept. 16 schedule:

Roxy Stage

  • 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. – Lyric Rachae (Berklee College of Music)

  • 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. – K Flay

  • 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. – Butch Walker

  • 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. – Foster The People

  • 8:30 to 10 p.m. – Imagine Dragons

Cotton Club Stage

  • 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. – Robert DeLong

  • 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. – Maggie Rogers

  • 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. – First Aid Kit

  • 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. – Sylvan Esso

Great Southeast Music Hall Stage

  • 1:45 to 2:45 p.m. – Black Pistol Fire

  • 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. – A R I Z O N A

  • 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. – Bazzi

  • 7:45 to 8:45 p.m. – Khalid

Salesforce Stage

  • 1 to 1:45 p.m. – SiR

  • 2:45 to 3:45 p.m. – Two Feet

  • 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. – Janelle Monáe

  • 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. – Gucci Mane

  • 8:45 to 10 p.m. – Kendrick Lamar

Tickets

Currently, two-day general admission tickets are being sold for $155 with additional fees and taxes.

Add an extra $100 plus fees, per day to upgrade a general admission pass to a GA+ pass. These exclusive passes give attendees closer seating in the GA+ viewing sections.

The 2-Day VIP tickets, costing $600 and fees, will buy festivalgoers VIP Lounge access, closer stage viewing, complimentary beer, wine and food and air-conditioned bathrooms.

Super VIP 2-Day tickets are $1,250 with added fees. These ticket holders can expect to have access to an air-conditioned Super VIP “Luxury Lounge,” open bar, catered food selections and a golf cart to take them from stage to stage.

Wristbands

Be sure to keep your wristband on throughout the duration of the festival to gain entrance to the grounds. The Music Midtown website cautions attendees not to remove or tamper with the wristband because the bands are “non-transferable, non-exchangeable and non-replaceable.”

Festivalgoers should expect to get the wristband in the mail.

Parking And Public Transportation

This year, a parking spot can be secured in advance of the festival online. The 10 10th Street Parking Deck is accepting space reservations. ADA Parking is available in surrounding lots.

Two of the nearest MARTA train stations are the Midtown Station, 41 10th St. N.W. and Arts Center Station, 1255 W. Peachtree St. N.E. The Lindbergh Center Station is the nearest free MARTA parking lot.

 

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