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A&E in brief: Tegan & Sara, Anderson Cooper, gay soccer fans and more

Tegan and Sara

Lesbian twins Tegan & Sara make Music Midtown lineup

Music Midtown, the annual fall music fest, announced its performers last week, with lesbian twins Tegan & Sara in the lineup. The festival is set for Friday, Sept. 20, and Saturday, Sept. 21, with Tegan & Sara performing Saturday.

Allies are also on the agenda for the event, held in Piedmont Park. Indie rockers the Yeah Yeah Yeahs, who in May announced their support for marriage equality, also perform Sept. 21.