• Bloc Party

    Bloc Party

    London’s Bloc Party capture the essence of a rainy summer day at Atlanta’s Music Midtown Festival, winning over a skeptical Jen Cray in the process.

  • The White Stripes

    The White Stripes

    Playing their first North American show in support of their latest release, The White Stripes draw a crowd in the tens of thousands for their closing performance on the first night of Atlanta’s annual Music Midtown Festival, and Jen Cray gets to scratch out the top name on her list.

  • Sunday

    May 6, 2001, featuring The Indigo Girls, Shemekia Copeland, Evan And Jaron, Kenny Howes & the Yeah!, and Nillah. Review by James Mann. Photos by June Rich.

  • Saturday Evening

    The evening of May 5, 2001, featuring Cheap Trick, Booker T. Jones, Lucinda Williams, The Wallflowers, and The Cult. Review by James Mann. Photos by June Rich.

  • Saturday Afternoon

    The afternoon of May 5, 2001, featuring Darling Machine, The Moto-Litas, Injected, and TreePhort. Review by James Mann. Photos by June Rich.

  • Friday

    May 4, 2001, featuring Patti Smith, Blue Oyster Cult, Drivin’ N’ Cryin’, and Pete Yorn. Review by James Mann. Photos by June Rich.

  • Hole-y Terror

    Who knew that concert photography could be as rough as armed combat? Roi Tamkin is still suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder after attempting to get pictures of Hole at 1999’s Music Midtown Festival.

  • Keep The Blues Alive

    Roi Tamkin got the blues at this year’s Music Midtown festival in Atlanta, as he caught sets from Koko Taylor and her Blues Machine, the Fabulous Thunderbirds, the Jeff Healey Band, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, and the Allman Brothers Band.

  • Mullen It Over

    Music Midtown is a great chance to catch bands you might never get to see otherwise. Frank Mullen took some chances at this year’s festival in Atlanta, and found out what he’d been missing from the likes of Jimmy Cliff, BR5-49, the Jungle Brothers, and Bjorn Again, as well as a pre-Noel Gallagher walk-out Oasis.

  • Georgia Satellites

    According to James Mann, the Georgia Satellites rocked the house at Atlanta’s Music Midtown on May 5, 2000.

  • The Local Scene

    Roi Tamkin took in several of the local Atlanta-area acts at this year’s Music Midtown festival, including Kitty Snyder, Johnny Hyde, Peter Searcy, Ultrababyfat, Myssouri, Brand New Immortals, and Lotustarr.

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