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Posted: 3:28 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, 2013

Janelle Monae to headline 2014 Peach Drop 

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Star shines at homecoming show in Atlanta
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Atlanta transplant Janelle Monae throws down the funk for the hometown crowd at the Tabernacle in Atlanta Tuesday, Nov. 26, 2013, introducing cuts from her new album "Electric Lady.

Atlanta will toast the new year with  Janelle Monáe.  The singer-songwriter will headline the 25th anniversary Peach Drop on New Year's Eve at Underground Atlanta.  Monae will play the  Main Stage at on Upper Alabama Street at 11 p.m. Dec. 31.

The event will be emceed by actor/comedian David Koechner, who is starring in the Atlanta-filmed "Anchorman 2."

Monae recently dazzled a sold-out crowd at The Tabnernacle with her soulful funk-pop and James Brown-inspired dance moves. The Kansas City, Kan., native established her career in Atlanta and is currently riding the success of her latest album, "The Electric Lady," one of the best of the year.  Monae's steller year also included being named Billboard's Women in Music "Rising Star" and Atlanta Magazine's 2013 Musician of the Year.

Monae's headlining show will be preceded by a day of entertainment that launches at 11 a.m. Check out the full schedule below.

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

For more information, visit www.peachdrop.com

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