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Skrillex, Bassnectar, Avicii to Headline CounterPoint Festival

New Atlanta festival from Lollapalooza and Camp Bisco organizers set for September

Skrillex and Bassnectar
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May 8, 2012 8:00 AM ET

Electronic titans Skrillex, Bassnectar, Avicii and more are set to headline the CounterPoint Festival in Atlanta this September. The brand new festival will be produced by C3 Presents, the organizers of Lollapalooza and Austin City Limits, and MCP Presents, the organizers of Camp Bisco. Other artists confirmed for the festival include Big Boi, A-Trak, Pretty Lights, Steve Angello (of Swedish House Mafia), M83, Crystal Castles, Toro Y Moi, Wale, Mr. Muthafuckin' eXquire, Theophilus London, Lotus, Washed Out, Atmosphere, Big Gigantic, Ghostland Observatory, Polica, Laidback Luke and more.

CounterPoint will be held south of metropolitan Atlanta on a 350-acre property on the Chattahoochee River from September 27th-29th. For a full lineup and more details, check out the festival's official site.

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