Black Keys, Smashing Pumpkins, The Strokes Top Shaky Knees Atlanta Lineup

Shaky Knees Music Festival
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Cage The Elephant performs at Shaky Knees Music Festival at Centennial Olympic Park on May 12, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Shaky Knees festival returns to downtown Atlanta for its eighth year with The Black Keys, The Smashing Pumpkins and The Strokes headlining May 1-3 at the city’s Central Park.

They’ll be joined by more than 65 other artists including Yeah Yeah Yeahs, Portugal. The Man, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, Of Monsters & Men, Liam Gallagher, Angels & Airwaves, Brittany Howard, Drive-By Truckers, Orville Peck, Delta Spirit and many more across four stages.

“I am really excited to bring our fans a lineup that continues to celebrate both up and coming acts and established powerhouses like the return of headliner The Strokes and first-time headliners The Black Keys and The Smashing Pumpkins. To be able to produce a world-class festival in my hometown of Atlanta year after year is truly special,” says Shaky Knees founder, Tim Sweetwood, in a statement.

Last year’s Shaky Knees featured headliners Beck, Tame Impala, Cage The Elephant, and Incubus.

Its electronic sister festival, Shaky Beats, announced it will not return in 2020 but Shaky Boots, its country cousin, takes place the following weekend in Central Park.

See Also: Atlanta’s Shaky Beats Electronic Fest Off For 2020 While Country Fest Shaky Boots Returns

Three-day general admission, GA+, VIP and platinum tickets are on sale now at the festival’s website.

GA+ Tickets offer fans a private retreat with seating, shade, air-conditioned restrooms, complimentary water and soft drinks, as well as a full-service cash bar. VIP Tickets include prime up-close viewing areas at three stages, a viewing platform with elevated sightlines of the main stage as well as access to two VIP Lounges with shade, seating, premium restrooms, complimentary bites, full-service cash bars, along with complimentary beer and water. 

Platinum Tickets include exclusive viewing areas at three stages, a private viewing deck with elevated sightlines of the main stage, side-stage viewing at the main stage, access to the premiere Platinum Lounge featuring a full-service open bar, complimentary bites, catered dinner, relaxed seating, premium restrooms, daily acoustic performances by a Shaky Knees artist, concierge services, access to all VIP and GA+ areas.