Some 17 musicians and artists will perform at this year's Atlanta Pride festival, according to a press release issued by the Atlanta Pride Committee this morning. Representing a wide variety of musical genres, this year will feature such acts as Kimberly Locke, The Orkids and MEN.

According to organizers, more than 150 applications were received from artists around the country to perform at the festival. Of those, only 17 were selected.

Atlanta Pride announces assorted musical lineup

The 2010 Atlanta Pride festival will kick off on October 9 in Piedmont Park.

Here is a list of scheduled performances:

Saturday, Bud Light Stage

Anye Elite 12:00 p.m.
Eryn Woods 12:40 p.m.
Hannah Thomas 3:40 p.m.
Citizen Icon 4:30 p.m.
The Orkids 5:20 p.m.

Saturday, Coke Stage

Shara 2:00 p.m.
Gurufish 3:00 p.m.
Josh Zuckerman 4:00 p.m.
Demizes 5:00 p.m.
Nadira Shakoor 6:05 p.m.
MEN 7:10 p.m.
Kimberley Locke 8:15 p.m.

Sunday, Bud Light Stage

Nesrin Asli 3:00 p.m.

Sunday, Coke Stage

Michel Jon’s Band 3:00 p.m.
Erika Jayne 4:00 p.m.
Niki Haris 4:40 p.m.
Antigone Rising 5:40 p.m.

For a detailed schedule, please click here.