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Music Midtown 2017: Peter Conlon talks about the annual Atlanta music festival

The early-week appearance of Tropical Storm Irma brought a brief halt to the setup of Music Midtown stages at Piedmont Park.

But on Wednesday afternoon, under a pulsing sun, crews were busily continuing with the erection of the four stages that this weekend will welcome more than three dozen bands.

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We caught up with Peter Conlon, president of Live Nation Atlanta, which produces Music Midtown, to talk about this year's festival.

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Atlanta Journal-Constitution staff writer Melissa Ruggieri covers the Atlanta Music Scene and entertainment news for print and online.