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We want to know: What are your favorite Music Midtown memories?

Bob Dylan performs at MM 2003. Photo credit: Joey Ivansco

Bob Dylan performs at MM 2003. Photo credit: Joey Ivansco

Music Midtown 2011 is only a couple of weeks away in its new, sleeker form with Coldplay and the Black Keys headlining.

But right now, we want to know your thoughts about the old days for an upcoming story.

If you attended during the massive festival’s 11-year run, what are some of your fondest memories? Which acts performed the most unforgettable shows? Who are you still talking about a decade later?

Let us know in the comments below.

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Music Midtown sets schedule

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The Constellations will open the main stage at Music Midtown on Sept. 24. Photo credit: Jennifer Tzar

The revived Music Midtown will feature two stages with continuous music – but never at the same time.

According to a schedule released Wednesday by Live Nation, which is promoting the Sept. 24 all-day event, the festival at The Meadow at Piedmont Park will launch with a 1 p.m. set by The Postelles on the secondary Great Southeastern Music Hall Stage. The first act to take the Electric Ballroom Stage will be The Constellations at 1:45 p.m.

The rest of the plan on the Great Southeastern Music Hall Stage:

2:45-3:30 p.m. – Mona

4:30-5:15 p.m. – Band of Skulls

6:15-7 p.m. – Young the Giant

8:15-9:15 p.m. – Cage the Elephant

And on the main Electric Ballroom Stage (following The Constellations):

3:30-4:30 p.m. – The Joy Formidable

5:15-6:15 p.m. – Manchester Orchestra

7-8:15 p.m. – The Black Keys

9:15-11 p.m. – Coldplay

General admission tickets to Music Midtown are on sale now …

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Sound off on the return of Music Midtown

Now that you know the lineup, the date and the place, what are your thoughts on Music Midtown returning?

Here’s the full story in case you need a recap.

http://www.accessatlanta.com/atlanta-music/music-midtown-to-return-1001901.html

And along with the acts noted in the story, other performers are Young the Giant, The Constellations and Mona and The Postelles.

Tickets are on sale to the general public at 10 a.m. July 16 via www.musicmidtown.com, www.livenation.com or by calling 1-800-745-3000. Those holding a Citi credit card will have access to pre-sale tickets beginning at 10 a.m. July 11 through Citi’s Private Pass Program.

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