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Counterpoint Announces Additional Performers for 3-Day Music And Arts Festival in Atlanta, Georgia September 27-29, 2012

CounterPoint Music and Arts Festival, a new three-day festival in Atlanta, Georgia happening September 27 – 29, has confirmed another round of artists to the 50+ performer lineup. Porter Robinson; Conspirator; Up Until Now feat. David Murphy of STS9; Adventure Club; Gardens & Villa; Oliver; Run DMT; Dr. Fameus; ABDECAF; Heroes & Villains; heRobust; Trench and Creative Loafing contest winner, Cousin Dan round out the bill of heavy-hitters, making this weekend a non-stop dance party fans won't want to miss.

Also new to the fall festival is the addition of special label curated tents. The tents are hosted by the Electro/Hip-Hop/Soul label Pretty Lights Music and A-Trak and Nick Catchdubs' label Fools Gold Records. The Pretty Lights Music Tent will be showcasing up-and-coming DJs from the label, including: Paul Basic, SuperVision, Michal Menert, and Gramatik. Label namesake, Pretty Lights, will be a part of CounterPoint's Main Stage lineup. Fools Gold will bring their "Fools Gold Clubhouse," a series of festival events and performances that showcase some of the most exciting names from the label's roster and extended family. The CounterPoint edition of the Clubhouse will include DJ sets from label co-founder Nick Catchdubs, Oliver, Treasure Fingers and the other half of Fools Gold, A-Trak.

"Fools Gold has been throwing parties for as long as we've been releasing records," says label co-founder Nick Catchdubs. "We designed our festival stages so we could take that feel-good vibe on the road. It will be especially fun to bring the Clubhouse to a brand-new festival like CounterPoint, where we get to be the pioneers of this uncharted territory."

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 a 30-minute travel time from Downtown Atlanta, Georgia. CounterPoint will bring all the amenities of the the city to the pristine festival site. Elements such as preferred viewing areas, multiple VIP levels, luxury camping options 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 seven hours of the event, are also being provided.

Previously announced performers at the multi-stage camping festival include: 

Pretty Lights
Steve Angello
Laidback Luke
Crystal Castles
Big Boi
Zeds Dead
Big Gigantic
Ghostland Observatory
Toro Y Moi
Feed Me
Washed Out
Theophilus London
12th Planet
Beats Antique
Super Mash Bros
Alvin Risk
Paper Diamond
Treasure Fingers
Lance Herbstrong
The M Machine
Michal Menert
Mr. MFN eXquire
Com Truise
Nobody Beats The Drum
Paul Basic
Nick Catchdubs
Audrey Napoleon
Street Lurkin
DJ Mel and Skrause

***Additional details about this year's festival will be announced in the coming weeks.



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