Sept. 18-19, 2021
Piedmont park • Atlanta, ga

Information

Festival Dates and Hours

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Music Midtown 2021 will take place Sept. 18-19, 2021 at Piedmont Park in Atlanta, GA. Festival hours are:

  • Saturday, Sept. 18: 12pm-11pm
  • Sunday, Sept. 19: 12pm - 10pm

Tickets

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Buy Tickets

Official Festival Ticket Exchange

Fans now have the ability to purchase through an official, verified ticket exchange. If you purchased a ticket and can no longer attend the festival, you can also use the exchange to resell your tickets.

Contact Front Gate Tickets

If you need to contact our ticket service provider, Front Gate Tickets, reach out at support.frontgatetickets.com

Official Festival Wristband Policy:

  • Wristbands will be mailed in advance of the festival.
  • All sales are FINAL – no refunds and no exchanges.
  • Only wristbands purchased through Front Gate Tickets or the Official Festival Exchange are valid.
  • If you purchased from an unauthorized source and/or the ticket is counterfeit, you will not be allowed entry.
  • Wristbands MUST be worn securely on wrist and cannot be slipped on and off.
  • Wristbands must be scanned upon exit at the gate in order to re-enter that same day; you may re-enter up to 2 times per day
  • Wristbands are NON-TRANSFERABLE, NON-EXCHANGEABLE.
  • Do NOT remove between days, stretch or tamper with your wristband in any way or you will not be allowed entry.
  • Subsequent and/or multiple presentations of a counterfeited wristband are VOID and will be seized by Festival security staff.
  • Wristbands that are damaged, lost or stolen can be replaced for the original purchaser, ONE TIME ONLY, for a $25 replacement fee.
  • THERE ARE ABSOLUTELY NO EXCEPTIONS TO THIS WRISTBAND POLICY.

Official Festival Wristband Replacement Policy

  • If your wristband is removed by Festival security/event staff for any reason, it WILL NOT be replaced.
  • All ticket holders must pass through security and are subject to bag inspection. Prohibited items will be confiscated by event staff.
  • The festival takes place rain or shine.
  • Lost, damaged or tightened wristbands may be replaced ONE TIME to the original purchaser for a $25 replacement fee
  • Once a wristband is replaced, it cannot be replaced again
  • Damaged or tightened wristbands must be presented in order to receive replacement
  • A government issued ID and order confirmation must be provided in order to receive a replacement
  • Wristbands purchased from unofficial websites or resellers cannot be verified by the festival and will not be able to receive a replacement
  • If your wristband is removed by Festival security/event staff for any reason, it will not be replaced
  • There are absolutely NO EXCEPTIONS to this wristband replacement policy

PLEASE NOTE: There is a $25 wristband replacement fee

Music Midtown is cashless! We accept credit / debit cards, NFC  payments  (including tapped cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Samsung Pay) and RFID wristband payments.

For RFID wristband transactions, register your credit / debit card after you activate your wristband. Then, tap your wristband to pay and enjoy the rest of the fest!

Box Office Hours

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12th Street Box Office

Wednesday, September 15, 12 pm – 5 pm ET

Thursday, September 16  - Friday, September 17 – 10 am – 5 pm ET

Saturday, Sept 18 – 10 am – close

Sunday, Sept 19 – 10 am – close

Grady Box Office

Saturday, Sept 18 – 10 am – close

Sunday, Sept 19 – 10 am – close

Getting Here

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Festival Location

Piedmont Park - 1320 Monroe Dr NE, Atlanta, GA 30306

How To Get To Music Midtown

  • MARTA is a convenient way to get to the festival via the Midtown and Arts Center Stations on the Red and Gold rail lines. The closest free MARTA parking lot is the Lindbergh Center Station on the Red and Gold Lines.
  • Walk/Ride the Beltline Eastside Trail from Inman Park or The Old Fourth Ward straight into Piedmont Park.
  • Uber- Up your festival experience when you ride with Uber. Don't worry about parking, losing your keys, or finding a designated driver. Whether you're heading to or from Piedmont Park, let the Uber app guide you.

Parking

Music Midtown is a car-less event, so all patrons are encouraged to bicycle, walk, UBER or take MARTA to the festival.

Rideshare

Go to Music Midtown with Uber. Request a ride and follow the directions in the app for a smooth pickup and drop off experience.

Hotels

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Map

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2021 Map

Allowed & Prohibited

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Guests and their belongings are subject to search upon entry or re-entry. You can help keep the lines moving quickly by leaving large bags at home.

The following items are ALLOWED:

  • Clear plastic, vinyl or PVC tote bag not exceeding 12” x 6” x 12” (or 864 cubic inches total volume) with a single compartment, small clutch-type bag not exceeding 4.5” x 6.5” with or without a handle or strap and one-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar)
  • Baby Strollers
  • Frisbees
  • Binoculars
  • Blankets, Sheets, Towels
  • Cameras (basic point and shoot consumer-grade cameras) without detachable lenses and other accessories (monopods, selfie sticks, tripods, GoPro mounts, and other attachments are not allowed)
  • Empty reusable water bottles and hydration packs, and plastic or aluminum water bottles

Prescription Medicine Requirements:

  • Anyone needing prescription medicine at the festival must present the pharmacy-labeled container which states the prescription, dosage, and patient name to our medical staff at each entrance gate. Patrons are only allowed a sufficient supply of the prescribed medication for that day.
  • Medicines needing to be inhaled or smoked are prohibited unless in a prescribed inhaler.
  • Over the counter medications are allowed in a sufficient supply for the day. Bottle contents will be verified by medical personnel at the entry gates.

The following items are PROHIBITED:

  • Bags will be restricted to small purses, totes and drawstring bags only. Bag size may not exceed 12" x 12" x 6", or 30 linear inches (75cm) in total, and must have no more than one singular pocket or opening. Backpacks and bags with multiple pockets are prohibited. Hydration packs are allowed but must be emptied of all liquid and have no more than two pockets in addition to the one holding the water reservoir.
  • Aerosol containers, including sunscreen and personal beauty products
  • Coolers of any kind. (Exceptions may be made for medical use)
  • Framed backpacks, multiple pocket back packs and any pack that is not aligned with the allowed backpacks above.
  • Any and all professional audio recording equipment
  • Professional cameras and professional recording (photo, video, audio) equipment (NO large professional detachable zoom lenses, stands, monopods, tripods, attachment sticks (selfie sticks) or other commercial equipment.
  • Any and all professional video equipment. No video recording will be allowed
  • Drones or any other remote flying device
  • Hammocks
  • Glass containers of any kind
  • Illegal and Illicit substances of any kind
  • Outside food or beverage (including alcohol) of any kind
  • Umbrellas
  • Pets (except service animals)
  • Selfie sticks
  • Skateboards, scooters, bicycles, wagons, carts or any personal motorized vehicles
  • Tents, canopies, or shade structures of any kind
  • Unauthorized/unlicensed vendors are not allowed. No unauthorized solicitation and materials including handbills, flyers, stickers, beach balls, give-aways, samples, etc.
  • Weapons or explosives of any kind
  • Fireworks
  • Large chains or spiked jewelry
  • Bicycles inside festival grounds (free parking is available near festival entrance)
  • Carts of any kind (including Red Wagons)
  • Chairs of any kind

*SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Bag Policy

Approved bags include:

  1. Clear plastic, vinyl or PVC tote bag not exceeding 12” x 6” x 12” (or 864 cubic inches total volume) with a single compartment
  2. Small clutch-type bag not exceeding 4.5” x 6.5” with or without a handle or strap
  3. One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar)

Lockers

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Keep your items safe and secure throughout the weekend—and your phone fully charged—by renting a locker.

Mobile App

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Keep the festival in the palm of your hand with the Official Mobile App where you can create your custom schedule, take fun quizzes and more.

Download for iOS

Download for Android

Lost & Found

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Losing something is never a great experience, so all found property can be searched here https://musicmidtown.liff.app/ If a lost ID or wallet is found,  it can be recovered at the Exterior Lost and Found (located outside the 12th Street Entrance). Phones and other items turned into lost and found will be held at our Guest Services tent inside the venue and can be recovered there. After the festival, the Exterior Lost and Found (located outside the 12th Street Entrance) will be open on Monday (9/20) from 11am-4pm. After Monday (9/20) guests can make claims for lost property at https://musicmidtown.liff.app/

ADA Access & Accommodations

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Music Midtown is a fully accessible event, and we are dedicated to continually improving our efforts to ensure you have access to all the event amenities. We welcome and encourage all feedback and suggestions from our patrons. The following explains the services provided this year. For any accessibility-related questions please email us at ada@musicmidtown.com. We will do our best to assist you and address your accessibility needs.


WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBILITY

The venue is fully navigable for people with mobility disabilities. The event is held on grassy terrain. We encourage all guests with mobility disabilities to utilize personal forms of transportation, including wheelchairs and scooters. If you need to recharge your motorized wheelchair, you may do so at the ADA kiosk. Patrons should bring all cords and accessories needed to charge their devices. Chargers must use a 110-volt, 20 amp circuit.

We will not be providing wheelchair or scooter rentals.

 

ADA PARKING

There is no onsite parking. Music Midtown is a car-less event, so all patrons are encouraged to bicycle, walk, UBER or take MARTA to the festival.

ADA ENTRANCE

There will be an ADA entry lane/entrance, located at the main entrance. Disabled guests may use this lane/entrance to safely enter the venue. After using ADA entry, please visit the ADA kiosk immediately after so that you can keep using ADA entry for the following show days.

 

ADA KIOSK

Please Note: You must stop here to get your ADA wristband credential.

There will be an ADA kiosk conveniently located inside the venue. At this location, you can:

  • Get your ADA wristband credential
  • Get your ADA questions answered
  • Learn about our accessibility services

Wristband Policies

  • ADA wristbands are good for the whole weekend
  • DO NOT remove your wristband for the entire duration the event
  • One companion wristband will be issued for each disabled patron (exceptions will be made for families with young children)
  • If a disabled guest wants to switch their companion, please bring the old companion wristband to the ADA kiosk to be reissued

 

ACCESSIBLE VIEWING AREA

There will be an accessible viewing area[s] made available to ADA patrons at designated stages. To gain access to this/these area[s], please visit us at the ADA kiosk.

Accessible Viewing Area Policies:

  • Companions may be asked to stand in the back if capacity is reached
  • Patrons and companions may not smoke in these areas
  • Patrons are asked to not save spots

 

SERVICE ANIMALS

Service animals are permitted throughout the venue. However, this does not include emotional support animals, therapy animals, or companion animals. Pets are not allowed and will be turned away. Only legitimate service animals that are properly trained and under the proper care of their owners will be provided with the appropriate credentials and allowed within the event footprint.

The following guidelines must be followed:

  • All service animals must remain by the handler’s side at all times and must be harnessed, leashed, or tethered. If these devices interfere with the service animal’s work or if the handler’s disability prevents the use of these devices, the handler must maintain control of the animal through voice, signal, or other effective controls
  • Service animals must be housebroken and should use the service animal relief area
  • Anyone bringing an animal will be responsible for and liable for any damage or injury caused by the animal
  • All animals should have legally required vaccinations.

 

EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION REQUESTS

If you would like to request any of the following services:

  • ASL interpretation for any performance
  • Closed Captioning
  • Braille/Large Font Print
  • Guided Tours
  • Other forms of Effective Communication

Requests for these services must be emailed to us at least 30 days prior to the event to allow for sufficient preparation. To submit a request, please email us at requests@tenfiftyent.com.

 

ADDITIONAL SERVICES
  • ATMs & Concessions: All ATMs and concessions are fully accessible and located throughout the venue. If assistance is required, please confer with an event staff member.
  • First Aid: We have several First Aid locations throughout the venue, noted on the event maps and mobile app. Professional medical staff can help you with your medical needs at these locations.
  • Special Dietary Needs: The event will have food vendors that provide gluten-free dietary options. For those with special dietary needs beyond what will be offered at the event, please contact us at ada@musicmidtown.com for further assistance.

 

COMMENTS, QUESTIONS & SUGGESTIONS

Music Midtown will consider any request by a guest with disability for reasonable modification of its policies, practices or procedures or for auxiliary aids and services that will permit the guest equal enjoyment of the goods and services offered at the event. We encourage you to make any such request as far in advance as possible to enhance our ability to evaluate and fulfill the request.

In continually trying to make our event more accessible, we encourage you to contact us at ada@musicmidtown.com for any of your accessibility-related needs. Additionally, if you have any questions about ADA policies or our services, please don’t hesitate to reach out to us.

We hope you find this guide informative, we look forward to seeing you at Music Midtown!

Safety & Security

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Safety & Medical

We make every effort to create a safe and secure environment on the festival grounds. On-site security and emergency medical staff will be available at the festival. If you need any assistance, go to the medical tent, or look for a police officer or festival staff member.

Security Screening & Entry

For the safety of everyone entering the festival, all patrons are subject to a full and complete search prior to entry.

Please review the Allowed & Prohibited items list for a stress-free entry process.

By purchasing a ticket, you agree to submit to a full body pat-down before entry. If you would like to be screened by security personnel of your same gender, please let security personnel know prior to the search process. Screening of children will always take place with the consent of a parent or guardian.

All bags will be searched before entry.

Persons that refuse to comply with the search policy will be refused entry into the event.

At any time during the entry process if you have questions, ask for assistance from Festival Staff located at the front gates.

Heath and Safety

The safety of fans, artists and staff remains our top priority.  Our team continues to be in regular communication with local health and public safety officials and we intend to abide by relevant recommendations to ensure a safe and enjoyable festival.  

As Music Midtown weekend approaches, we will continue to update patrons with the important information needed to plan your trip to Piedmont Park, including any changes to policies and procedures you need to know before entering the festival. Updates will be shared on the festival website, through our social media channels and via our email list.  

COVID-19 Health Policy and Music Midtown Entry Requirements

The safety of our patrons and our staff is our number one priority. As such, a full COVID-19 vaccination or negative COVID-19 test result will be required to attend Music Midtown 2021. 

Music Midtown strongly encourages vaccination.  The last day to receive the second shot of Moderna or Pfizer, or a single dose of Johnson and Johnson is Friday, September 3rd.

For patrons who are not fully vaccinated, a negative COVID-19 test result must be obtained within 72 hours (3 days) of first attending Music Midtown.  Music Midtown requests that unvaccinated individuals wear a mask at all times while at the festival.

Music Midtown 2021 Entry Procedures

  1. Comply with the Music Midtown Fan Health Pledge
  2. Each day, bring a printed copy of your Vaccine Card, Vaccine Record, or printed result Negative COVID-19 test (showing test date). Regardless of your vaccination status we ask that you please also bring a mask. *A rapid test or PCR test is acceptable. At home "self-tests" are not.
  3. Bring your Festival Wristband
  4. If you are unvaccinated, wear a mask throughout your time onsite.
  5. Please also remember our updated bag policy
  6.  – CLEAR BAGS ONLY – and No liquids are allowed to be brought into Music Midtown

Based on the latest advice from health officials, Music Midtown will require masks in any indoor spaces at Piedmont Park, which includes Super VIP premium hospitality tent.  We encourage all fans attending the festival to bring a mask each day.

 

Music Midtown Fan Health Pledge

We ask that you not attend if any of the following is true for you or anyone in your party:

  • Within 14 days before attending the festival you have tested positive, or been exposed to someone who has tested positive for, COVID-19;
  • Within 48 hours prior to attending the festival, you have experienced symptoms of COVID-19 (e.g., a fever of 100.4F or higher, cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, chills, repeated shaking muscle pain/achiness, headache, sore throat, loss of taste or smell, nasal congestion, runny nose, vomiting, diarrhea, fatigue or any other symptoms associated with COVID-19 identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention);
  • Within 14 days prior to attending the festival, you have travelled to any international territory identified by federal or applicable state or local governments as being subject to travel or quarantine advisories due to COVID-19.

Additional Information: 

We will have increased hand sanitizer stations on-site, and our cleaning crews will do frequent cleanings in high touch areas. 

COVID-19 Warning

We have taken enhanced health and safety measures for you, our artists and employees.  You must follow all posted instructions while attending Music Midtown Festival.

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public space where people are present.  COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death.  According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable.

By attending Music Midtown Festival, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure to COVID-19.

Help keep each other healthy.

Midtown Neighbors

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Dear Piedmont Park Area Neighbors:

THANK YOU for sharing space with us! 


[SUBMIT NEIGHBOR SUPPORT TICKET]

Midtown neighbors may submit support requests and general feedback via our Music Midtown Neighbor Response Portal.  The feedback will be routed to a team member immediately and they will respond as soon as possible.  Note: all emergencies related to the festival should always be reported immediately to 911.  Concerns that are good to report to the portal might include waste management, noise, or traffic issues. 


Music Midtown will be held Saturday, September 18th and Sunday, September 19th, 2021 in Piedmont Park. 


The official event hours are Saturday, September 18th from 12:00pm - 11:00pm, and Sunday, September 19th from 12:00pm - 10:00pm.

There will be amplified sound during sound checks and performances. Sound checks begin Friday, September 17th from 5:00pm - 9:00pm, and again prior to performances on Saturday and Sunday, beginning at 9:00am.

Traffic Plan

The following streets are affected by lane or street closures during various times between September 10 - 23; please review traffic maps for daily detail:

  • Charles Allen Drive between 8th and 10th
  • 10th Street between Piedmont and Monroe
  • Cyclist Note: the bike lane shifts to the center of 10th Street

The following streets are barricaded to limit vehicle traffic to Resident Access Only on September 18 - 19; please review Dash Pass Distribution section for access information:

  • Charles Allen Drive between 8th and 10th
  • Taft Ave between 8th and 10th
  • Argonne Ave between 8th and 10th
  • Myrtle St between 8th and 10th
  • 9th St between Myrtle and Charles Allen Drive
  • 11th St east of Piedmont Ave
  • 12th St east of Piedmont Ave
  • Park Drive west of Monroe
  • Orme Circle west of Monroe
  • Elmwood Dr west of Monroe
  • Cresthill Ave west of Monroe

Midtown Neighbors Dash Pass Distribution

Midtown Neighbors impacted by barricaded Resident Access Only streets may obtain dash passes and display them in their vehicles on 9/18 and 9/19 to more quickly navigate past traffic barricades.


Save time and shorten lines during Dash Pass Pick-Up Hours by pre-verifying your Midtown residency! You may also select a time block to pick up your vehicle dash passes.

CLICK HERE to pre-verify residency.

Deadline to submit residency pre-verification requests: Tuesday, September 14, 2021 by 11:59pm EST. 


Dash Pass Pick-Up Location 

Skate Escape (12th Street and Piedmont)


Dash Pass Pick-Up Hours

Thursday, September 16th from 12pm - 7pm

Friday, September 17th from 12pm - 7pm 

Saturday, September 18th from 9am - 12pm


Dash Pass Notes 

Midtown Neighbor residency pre-verification requests must be submitted by 11:59pm EST on Tuesday, September 14th, 2021.


Neighbors who do not pre-verify their residency must bring (1) a valid ID and (2) a current utility bill or lease agreement reflecting current address to Skate Escape during Dash Pass Pick-Up Hours.


If you do not obtain a dash pass during pickup hours, please do not contact Skate Escape nor the Music Midtown Box Office for a dash pass. 


Instead, identify yourself as a Midtown Resident to traffic officers when approaching barricades on Resident Access Only streets, and if requested, be prepared to provide proof (valid ID card or driver’s license, and current utility bill or lease agreement).


Neighbor Dash Passes are NOT parking passes. These passes provide quick access past barricades on Resident Access Only streets on festival days, September 18 and 19, 2021. All local traffic and parking ordinances still apply. 


Each unique address must verify its own residency, including homes with multiple units. 


Neighbors who wish to pre-verify their residency and organize to send one person to pick up dash passes for multiple units/addresses must be able to present all issued pre-verification Confirmation Numbers for each unique unit to Dash Pass Pick Up Hours at Skate Escape.


Neighbors are highly encouraged to use pedestrian means when picking up dash passes from Skate Escape. Those who must arrive via vehicle, please approach with your vehicle from 12th St rather than from Piedmont Ave. 


All questions and concerns not addressed here may be submitted via the Neighbors Support System.