Last weekend marked five years since Music Midtown’s return to the Atlanta festival scene. Though the 2015 event featured four stages and 30 acts, there were only a handful of artists with Atlanta connections: part-time city resident Elton John, Killer Mike of hip hop duo Run the Jewels, and Atlanta-based August Alsina. Still, the festival lineup included a diverse range of acts, from Drake, Van Halen, Elton John, and Sam Smith, to Lenny Kravitz, Metric, Alice in Chains, New Politics, and Tove Lo. We captured it all through an analog lens, shooting with a Fuji Instax camera, just as concert-goers might have done at Music Midtown’s 1994 inaugural festival.
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