Music Midtown returning to Atlanta

ATLANTA — Music Midtown is back.

The festival is returning for one day on Sept. 24, city officials announced yesterday. It will feature two stages and a lineup of local and national artists; Coldplay is the headliner.

Other acts include The Black Keys, Cage the Elephant, Manchester Orchestra, Young The Giant, Band of Skulls, Joy Formidable, The Constellations, Mona and The Postelles.

From 1994-2005, Music Midtown attracted hundreds of thousands of people. A portion of the proceeds from Music Midtown 2011 will go toward funding recreation centers and after-school activities.

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on July 16.

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