CounterPoint

For Immediate Release 
 
COUNTERPOINT ANNOUNCES PERFORMER LINEUP FOR 3-DAY MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL IN ATLANTA, GEORGIA SEPTEMBER 27-29, 2012
 
Performers Include Bassnectar, Skrillex, Pretty LightsAVICII, Steve Angello, M83, Excision, Laidback Luke, Alesso, Crystal Castles, Big Boi, Zeds Dead, Ghostland Observatory, Wale, Big Gigantic, A-Trak, Atmosphere and Many More!
 
Festival Expands To Include 3 Days of Music

Atlanta, Georgia (May 8, 2012) CounterPoint Music and Arts Festival, a new three-day music and arts festival in Atlanta, Georgia this September 27 - 29, 2012 has announced its first round of performers. The 50+ performer lineup at the multi-stage festival includes:  Bassnectar; Skrillex; Pretty Lights; AVICII; Steve Angello; M83; Excision; Laidback Luke; Alesso; Crystal Castles; Big Boi; Zeds Dead; Ghostland Observatory; Wale; Big Gigantic; A-Trak; Atmosphere; Toro Y Moi; Lotus; Feed Me; MiM0sa; Washed Out; Zedd; R3HAB; Theophilus London; Reptar; 12th Planet; Beats Antique; Super Mash Bros; Emancipator; Poliça; Alvin Risk; Savoy; Zoogma; Paper Diamond; Treasure Fingers; 3LAU; Gramatik; Archnemesis; Lance Herbstrong; The M Machine; Michal Menert; Mr. MFN eXquire; Tokimonsta; SuperVision; Com Truise; Paul Basic; Nobody Beats The Drum; Nick Catchdubs; Mayhem; Audrey Napoleon; Street Lurkin; Mantis; Sorted; DJ Mel and Skrause. Additional details about this year’s festival will be announced in the coming weeks. 

"I am really looking forward to the Atlanta crowd," states burgeoning Swedish DJ AVICII. "I will definitely bring it for them."

The multi-stage festival with camping options will be held at the location of 2007's The Echo Project, a 350-acre, scenic Chattahoochee river front property located approximately 30 minutes travel time from Downtown Atlanta, GeorgiaCounterPoint plans on bringing the city to the pristine festival site. Elements such as preferred viewing areas, VIP bottle service, multiple VIP levels, luxury camping options, travel packages, and car service will be available. Daily express shuttle service to and from Atlanta and Athens as well as day parking will also be offered for those guests not wishing to camp onsite. Long distance shuttles with stops in all the major metro areas, within 7 hours of the event, are also being provided.

Tickets to CounterPoint go on sale Friday May 11th at 10 a.m. Eastern Time at www.counterpointfestival.com or by calling 1-888-512-SHOW (7469). Advanced Price 3-Day Passes will be available for $165, while supplies last, and are inclusive of all service fees. Once tickets at the Advance $165 price sell-out, Regular Price 3-Day passes will be available for $185. All-inclusive VIP Experience packages are available, starting at $365 and $565 for the VIP Platinum Experience package. 
 
CounterPoint Music and Arts Festival is produced by C3 Presents and MCP Presents in conjunction with promotional partner Liquified. Visit www.counterpointfestival.com for the most up-to-date information. Stay connected on Twitter at www.twitter.com/cntrpntmusic and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cntrpntmusic


ABOUT C3 Presents
C3 Presents creates, books, markets and produces live experiences, concerts, and private events. C3 is the force behind Austin City Limits Music Festival in Austin, Texas and Lollapalooza in Chicago. Other events in the C3 portfolio include the Austin FOOD & WINE Festival, Orion Music + More, Wanderlust Festival, Lollapalooza Brazil, Lollapalooza Chile, and Big Day Out Australia. C3 books and promotes more than 1,000 concerts in arenas,  theaters, casinos, and clubs across the US annually, making it the third-largest promoter in the country. In addition to event production and booking, C3 manages the careers of select artists.

ABOUT MCP Presents
MCP Presents, a national production, promotion and management company with 10 years of festival promotion experience, is an industry leader in the international electronic music scene. Known for producing world-class events such as: Camp Bisco music + arts festival in Upstate New York; Lights All Night in Dallas, Texas; The Buku Project in New Orleans, Louisiana; and The Echo Project in Fairburn, Georgia; MCP also boasts a diverse range of artists and music based projects.

ABOUT Liquified
For almost 20 years Liquified has orchestrated some of the most legendary Electronic Music events in North America. Founded in Manchester England in 1989, Liquified relocated to North America in 1992 to help develop an emerging electronic music scene in Atlanta where they created a truly vibrant electronic music fan base and introduced some of the biggest names in dance music to the United States. Notably in 1996 Liquified organized and promoted Sasha and John Digweed's first ever US tour for the legendary 'Northern Exposure' series.

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