Favorite ThisCounterPoint Festival (April 25-27 - Kingston Downs, GA) Preview

Published: March 12, 2014
By: Alison Mercedes Manno

Over the past three years CounterPoint has hosted some of the biggest names in the game, and this year is no exception. 

You might remember Big Boi in 2012’s lineup, and this year he’s breaking records. He’s back with his partner and crime for Outkast’s first show, at home, in over 10 years! If that didn’t just sell you off the bat, Big Boi and Andre 3000 are joined by Pretty Lights, Foster the People, STS9, J. Cole, Major Lazer, Krewella, Big Gigantic, Flux Pavilion, Above & Beyond, Matt & Kim, Thievery Corporation -- among many more -- this is sure to be one for the books.

Located a little over an hour outside of Atlanta, GA, the festival grounds roll across 5,000 acres of North Georgia hills and the grounds are surrounded by the Etowah River. And being able to catch this killer sunset every night? Sold.

In a little more than a month, Kingston Downs, GA will have more than 4 stages and 70+ performers from all over the world. CounterPoint will be back for its second year April 25-27, 2014.

There are so many incredible acts to see on the lineup, which is daunting in its breadth and depth, so don't you worry, we've compiled a list of the Top 10 Must See Acts, as well as the Top 10 Emerging EDM Acts on the bill!

The music isn’t the only great thing about CounterPoint. There will be large art installations all over the hills from the creative souls who hope to inspire and amaze. Art Village will house vendors of arts, crafts, and other awesome merchandise with the Chattahoochee Hills as the backdrop.

For those of you hoping to join the community email vendors@counterpointfestival.com for more information.
CounterPoint is looking for help and hard work in exchange for the weekend of a lifetime. Volunteers will work before, during, and after the festival to help keep CounterPoint running smoothly. Jobs can be in Front Gate/Tollbooths, Décor, VIP, Info Team, Artist Hospitality, among others.

As a volunteer, you are required to work up to 16 hours (pre-show & post-show shifts are available) to receive a festival pass, t-shirt, and camping on the weekend of the festival. The small deposit of $185 + a $15 non-refundable processing fee to apply, and the entire deposit is completely refundable when your work is completed.

Sign up to volunteer at http://www.counterpointfestival.com/experience/volunteers/.

Tickets & Camping
CounterPoint’s 3-Day Advanced General Admission ticket is $180 or $205 with camping included.  
Want to upgrade to VIP? $600.

Glamping (camping in style) and 3-Day General Admission travel packages (hotel and transportation) are available for purchase through CounterPoint General Admission and VIP parking weekend parking passes are available for sale through their website as well.

The campgrounds will open early on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at 4 pm for pre-party events TBA.

Click here: http://www.counterpointfestival.com/tickets/ to purchase tickets.

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