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Photos: Shaky Knees six rocks the Old Fourth Ward

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Three-day festival featuring Jack White, The National, Tenacious D and more took a temporary hiatus from Centennial Olympic Park

A photo of Jack Black performing Sunday as part of Tenacious D.
Jack Black performs Sunday at Central Park as part of Tenacious D.
Photos: Josh Green, Curbed Atlanta

As the sun set Sunday evening, Jack Black of Tenacious D and Jumanji fame admonished a massive audience assemble in Old Fourth Ward’s Central Park for being a little too fit, collectively. He blamed it on cardio—and the Atlanta Beltline.

“I’ve seen your bicycle path,” sneered the singer and longtime actor, in jest.

Thus was etched another memorable moment in the sixth installment of the Shaky Knees Music Festival, which temporarily returned to the O4W green space this year due to expansion construction at Centennial Olympic Park.

Have a look at some highlights from the rock-centric, three-day musical extravaganza below:

Australia’s Vance Joy covering Lionel Richie’s “All Night Long” infused with Justin Bieber’s “Sorry.” Seriously.
Photos: Josh Green, Curbed Atlanta
The Hanover Midtown tower takes shape over Peachtree Street in the distance.
Metro Atlanta’s own Manchester Orchestra, Saturday evening.
Jacob Banks, Saturday afternoon.
The Distillers on Saturday afternoon, inciting ...
... moshing.
Jack White closes Friday.
Fleet Foxes, Friday night.
Midtown’s new lilli apartments overlooking the fiesta.
David Byrne, of Talking Heads fame, as the sun sets behind the Bank of America Plaza tower Friday.
04W roof spectators.
Scotland’s Franz Ferdinand, Friday evening.
Tenacious D faithful, Sunday evening.
All of a sudden, there shined a shiny demon.
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Sunday evening.
The War on Drugs, following a brief rain delay Saturday evening.
Cinco de Mayo de Shaky.
The National poignantly close the three-day show Sunday night.