Kirkwood’s Pullman Yards district to host main Atlanta music pageant

A longstanding, laidback Atlanta music pageant will likely be toking—err, taking—place this yr at a brand new venue with what organizers are calling a return to full drive.

SweetWater 420 Fest will likely be held April 20 and 21 at Pullman Yards, with a return to “full pageant glory for the primary time since 2022” on the Kirkwood district, the place a whole bunch of latest housing models, two eating places, and a boozy food-hall idea referred to as AlcoHall have taken form in recent times, in response to organizers.

Placed on by SweetWater Brewing, the Southeast’s largest craft brewer, at the side of Pullman Yards, the pageant’s “grand comeback” is predicted to see greater than 25 artists on three levels—each indoors and outdoor—unfold throughout the grounds.

Early tickets have gone on sale—beginning at $196 for two-day common admission—although the artist lineup has but to be revealed.

The place a brief white dome hosted Fan Managed Soccer a brand new occasions and live performance area referred to as the Switch Desk has taken form. Josh Inexperienced/Urbanize Atlanta

Along with music, the fest will function an artist market, workshops, meals vehicles, native distributors, and extra, in response to organizers.

Ty Gilmore, President of U.S. Beers for Tilray Manufacturers, predicted the pageant will likely be “one of many greatest events but” for SweetWater in what he referred to as “the proper venue for this beloved occasion.”

SweetWater 420 Fest was held for years in Candler Park’s foremost greenspace earlier than uprooting—and upsizing—to Centennial Olympic Park downtown.

Final yr, the seventeenth incarnation of the music fest was a smaller affair held at SweetWater’s brewery close to Lindbergh.

Pullman Yards has periodically hosted music occasions prior to now, embrace the Highball rock pageant final fall, which USAToday ranked among the many Prime 10 greatest new music fests nationwide.

SweetWater organizers say the lineup and different particulars will likely be introduced in coming weeks.  

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