Second Atlanta International Pop Festival

Former Location –
The second Atlanta International Pop Festival was a rock festival held in a soybean field adjacent to this raceway. The first was held at the Atlanta Motor Speedway.

A few artists who were advertised in festival promotional materials did not appear, over thirty acts performed on the main stage including:

The Allman Brothers Band
B.B. King
Bob Seger System
Chambers Brothers
Grand Funk Railroad
It’s a Beautiful Day
Jimi Hendrix
John Sebastian
Johnny Winter
Lee Michaels
Mott the Hoople
Procol Harum
Rare Earth
Richie Havens
Ten Years After

Other Noteworthy Concerts Held At Middle Georgia Raceway

9/30/1977 – Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band
7/5/1970 – The Allman Brothers Band
7/5/1970 – Grand Funk Railroad
7/4/1970 – The Chambers Brothers
7/3/1970 – Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band
7/3/1970 – Procol Harum
7/3/1970 – Sly & the Family Stone

Middle Georgia Raceway
High Point Dr
Byron Georgia 31008