50th Anniversary of the Atlanta International Pop Festival
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Friday, December 6, 2019
Good Times Productions and The Fox Theatre are proud to announce Atlanta Pop: Celebrating the 50th Anniversary of the Atlanta International Pop Festival – taking place on December 6 at the Variety Playhouse. The concert – featuring an eclectic group of (mostly) Georgia-based musicians – will celebrate and pay tribute to the Atlanta International Pop Festival. The original event, considered Atlanta’s first music festival, was organized by a 17-person promotional team led by legendary Atlanta promoter, Alex Cooley. Held at the Atlanta International Raceway in Hampton, Georgia on July 4-5, 1969, the concert was attended by over 140,000 people and featured superstars such as Jimi Hendrix; Janis Joplin; Led Zeppelin; Joe Cocker; Booker T and the M.G.’s; and Credence Clearwater Revival.
Tickets, on-sale September 20 at zeromile.com, the Variety Playhouse Box Office and (404)-524-7354, start at $30.00, plus applicable fees.
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