ATLANTA - The 2016 Shaky Knees Festival is rocking this weekend on five stages in downtown Atlanta.
A weekend of food, family and fun is planned around three of the stages in Centennial Olympic Park and Georgia International Plaza between the Georgia Dome and Philips Arena.
Florence + The Machine, My Morning Jacket and Jane's Addiction are headlining the more than 75 bands over the weekend's shows.
General admission tickets for this year’s festival are still on sale with an advance three-day ticket still available until the gates open Friday for $215. Single day tickets for Saturday or Sunday are available for $97 per day. In addition to a general admission wristband, the general admission ticket price gets access to food from regional and local food vendors
VIP tickets are also available with a three-day advance ticket price of $614 and single-day ticket prices of
$250 per day. The VIP prices get you unlimited access to the VIP lounges, a viewing platform with premium sightlines, complimentary beer and water, a cash liquor bar, reserved air conditioned restrooms appetizers served twice daily, and all this is in addition to full access to the general admission areas.
The Atlanta Police Department is prepared for increased activity and will have officers available to assist with traffic and security issues. The APD advises festival goers to use MARTA, Atlanta Street Car or carpooling to minimize the traffic volume expected in Midtown and Downtown Atlanta,