Coming much closer to the top of the pack, SweetWater 420 fest stakes its claim to second place with 35 percent of the votes. The three-day festival takes place during a significant holiday for some, 4/20. Put on by Atlanta brewery SweetWater, the intown Atlanta music fest never disappoints.
Which music extravaganza gets a standing ovation from our AJC voters?
The EDM (electronic dance music) movement continues, and Imagine Music Festival brings the top musicians from the genre to the Atlanta Motor Speedway every September. This year, the lineup is quite impressive with superstar acts like Diplo, as well as cult favorites like Seven Lions, Zeds Dead and Marshmello.
Other music festivals that were in the running for top billing include the Atlanta Jazz Festival, Candler Park Music & Food Festival, A3C Festival and Tunes from the Tombs.
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