home-monaeThis year’s Peach Drop at Underground Atlanta is getting some serious star power to ring in the new year with psychedelic soul diva Janelle Monáe headlining the celebration, which is being emceed by Anchorman star David Koechner.

The 25th Annual Peach Drop, which is being sponsored by M&M’s Peanut,  will feature a full day of activities and entertainment, including live performances throughout the day and night before the 800-pound peach is dropped to ring in 2014.  

The event kicks off at 11:00 a.m. and will include three stages with live music.

Main Stage: Upper Alabama St.

6:00p.m. Roman GianAurthur
7:00p.m. Brian Collins
8:00p.m. Sol Junky
9:30p.m. Sonia Leigh
11:15p.m. Janelle Monáe

Kenny’s Alley Stage: Kenny’s Alley

11:00a.m. The Endless Energy
12:00p.m. Revel in Romance
1:00p.m. The Rising
2:00p.m. Krista Nick
3:00p.m. Da Famous Boyzz
4:00p.m. Christina Quinones
5:00p.m. Tamika Dunning
6:00p.m. The Perks
7:00p.m. Them Morris Boys
8:00p.m. IDK
9:00p.m. Jaimyn Jupiter & Space Age Rat Pack
11:00p.m. (To Be Announced)

Budding Peach Stage: Lower Alabama St.
Artists aged 18 and under

11:00a.m. (To Be Announced)
11:30a.m. Alexa Byrd
12:00p.m. Aspen Countryman
12:30p.m Sharon Howard
1:00p.m. (To Be Announced)
1:30p.m. NTAJ
2:00p.m. Destiny Underwood
3:00p.m. Rachel Wiggins
4:00p.m. Katie Belle Akin
5:00p.m. Mary Kate Farmer

To learn more, visit  www.peachdrop.com.

Collin Kelley

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.