Atlanta has played a major or contributing role in the development of various genres of American music at different points in the city's history Beginning as early as the 1920s Atlanta emerged as a center for country music which was brought to the city by migrants from Appalachia During the countercultural 1960s Atlanta hosted the Atlanta International Pop Festival with the 1969 festival taking place more than a month before Woodstock and featuring many of the same bands the city was also a center for Southern rock during its 1970s heyday: the Allman Brothers Band's hit instrumental "Hot 'Lanta" is an ode to the city while Lynyrd Skynyrd's famous live rendition of "Free Bird" was recorded at the Fox Theatre in 1976 with lead singer Ronnie Van Zant directing the band to "play it pretty for Atlanta" During the 1980s Atlanta had an active punk rock scene centered on two of the city's music venues 688 Club and the Metroplex and Atlanta famously played host to the Sex Pistols' first U.S show which was performed at the Great Southeastern Music Hall the 1990s saw the city produce major mainstream acts across many different musical genres Country music artist Travis Tritt and R&B sensations TLC Usher and Toni Braxton were just some of the musicians proud to call Atlanta home the city also gave birth to Atlanta hip hop a subgenre that gained relevance and success with the introduction of the home-grown ATLiens known as Outkast along with other Dungeon Family artists such as Organized Noize and Goodie Mob; however it was not until the 2000s that Atlanta moved "from the margins to becoming hip-hop's center of gravity with another sub-genre called Crunk part of a larger shift in hip-hop innovation to the South and East" Also in the 2000s Atlanta was recognized by the Brooklyn-based Vice magazine for its indie rock scene which revolves around the various live music venues found on the city's alternative eastside to facilitate further local development the state government provides qualified businesses and productions a 15% transferable income tax credit for in-state costs of music investments. Music Industry in Georgia is diverse The British also sought to maintain peaceful relations with those Indian tribes that had allied with the French by keeping them separated from the American frontiersmen to this end the Royal Proclamation of 1763 restricted settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains as this was designated an Indian Reserve Some groups of settlers disregarded the proclamation however and continued to move west and establish farms the proclamation was soon modified and was no longer a hindrance to settlement but the fact angered the colonists that it had been promulgated without their prior consultation, Georgia is the state with the third-lowest percentage of older people (65 or older) at 12.8 percent (as of 2015). D On 5 February 1958 during a training mission flown by a B-47 a Mark 15 nuclear bomb also known as the Tybee Bomb was lost off the coast of Tybee Island near Savannah the bomb was thought by the Department of Energy to lie buried in silt at the bottom of Wassaw Sound. Track (8) Georgia State Stadium is located in the Southeastern Atlanta neighborhood of Summerhill It is located on Hank Aaron Drive which provides multiple parking areas. Rosa laevigata Cherokee rose the state flower of Georgia, 123 2919 The 2010 United States Census reported that Atlanta had a population of 420,003 the population density was 3,154 per square mile (1232/km2) the racial makeup and population of Atlanta was 54.0% Black or African American 38.4% White 3.1% Asian and 0.2% Native American Those from some other race made up 2.2% of the city's population while those from two or more races made up 2.0% Hispanics of any race made up 5.2% of the city's population the median income for a household in the city was $45,171 the per capita income for the city was $35,453 22.6% percent of the population was living below the poverty line Atlanta has one of the highest LGBT populations per capita according to a survey by the Williams Institute ranking third among major American cities behind San Francisco and slightly behind Seattle with 12.8% of the city's total population identifying as gay lesbian or bisexual 7.3% of Atlantans were born abroad (86th in the US). .
Main article: Geology of Georgia (U.S state) Marine mammal: right whale State government Midtown is also home to a share of Atlanta's diplomatic missions the Consulate-General of Canada is located in 100 Colony Square Building as is the Netherlands Foreign Investment Agency the Consulate-General of Switzerland in Atlanta is located in the Two Midtown Plaza building the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office representing the Republic of China is located in the Atlantic Center Plaza the Consulate-General of Israel to the Southeast is also located in Midtown From 1995 to 2002 the Consulate-General of Japan in Atlanta was in Colony Square before moving to Buckhead. ; Panama (7), Spalding (295/sq mi), 2.1 Routes Team records 57 94. 72/22 91/32 2.5 Ridership After years of stability the Braves have faced a period of transition in their radio and television coverage. . The Province of Georgia was one of the Thirteen Colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution by signing the 1776 Declaration of Independence the State of Georgia's first constitution was ratified in February 1777 Georgia was the 10th state to ratify the Articles of Confederation on July 24 1778 and was the 4th state to ratify the United States Constitution on January 2 1788, Centennial Tower In the City of Atlanta there are six "patrol zones" (more commonly known as just "zones") which lie under the jurisdiction of the Field Operations Division of the Atlanta Police Department.