AGG Entertainment & Sports team co-leader Matt Wilson was quoted in a Vulture article titled “Where Do Georgia Music Festivals Go From Here” on August 11, 2022.
Many have speculated that Music Midtown, a long-standing music festival in Atlanta, was canceled due to a 2019 ruling from the Supreme Court of Georgia that prevented Live Nation from banning guns in Piedmont Park, where the festival is held. The 2019 ruling in Georgiacarry.org v. Atlanta Botanical Gardens stated that only long-term lease holders can ban guns on public lands.
Throughout the article, Matt, whose clients include promoters in Georgia and across the U.S., explained the legal ruling and the future of music festivals in the state and nationally.
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