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Producer Mike Will Made-It shows hometown support of Atlanta United with free concert

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Atlanta’s new MLS team already has a major fan in music producer Mike Will Made-It. The hotshot who has worked with everyone from Kendrick Lamar to Rihanna to Miley Cyrus to...

Atlanta Concert Tickets on sale this week: Isaac Mizrahi, Rodney Crowell and Darrell Scott

BY SARIA CANADAY, AJC Music Scene blog If you find a mistake in Hot Tickets, please let us know. Contact Saria Canady at scanady@ajc.com. Events are subject to change, so it’s a good idea to call...

Atlanta Concerts this week: Todd Rundgren, Dave Matthews with Tim Reynolds

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene FRIDAY Freddie Jackson The seductive charms of the voice behind “You Are My Lady” and “Rock Me Tonight (For Old Times Sake)” haven’t diminished over the years as Jackson demonstrates on his new...

Atlanta Jazz Festival 2017: your guide to lineup, parking and more

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Last year, more than 150,000 music-loving fans descended upon Piedmont Park for the Atlanta Jazz Festival. This year is the event’s 40th anniversary, so the crowds will likely swell even larger...

CeeLo Green will return to Las Vegas this summer for mini-residency

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene CeeLo Green is returning to Las Vegas. The Atlanta soul man, who established himself as a Vegas Strip player with his 2013 “Loberace” residency at Planet Hollywood, will head to Caesars...

Photos: Sigur Ros performs at the Fox Theatre

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Icelandic trio Sigur Ros performed to a nearly sold-out crowd Tuesday night at the Fox Theatre. I was on vacation, but photographer Robb Cohen was on site to document the scene. The band previously...Show More Summary

Ariana Grande postpones European tour following Manchester explosion

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Ariana Grande has postponed her European tour following the tragic explosion outside Manchester Arena Monday night at the close of her performance. Grande, whose “Dangerous Woman” tour played Atlanta in April,...

Hard Rock Cafe Atlanta will host Battle of the Bands competition

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene A quartet of Georgia artists will compete this week at the Hard Rock Café Atlanta for a chance to perform during halftime at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. The acts...

John Legend charms Atlanta fans at Chastain

It seems fitting that John Legend would begin Friday night’s show at Chastain Park Amphitheatre with “I Know Better,” the first song on his newish From there, he told the story of the birth of...

Atlanta Botanical Garden ‘Concerts in the Garden’ series adds to 2017 lineup

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene A couple of concerts have been added to the Atlanta Botanical Garden summer series. Pop-rockers Lifehouse and Switchfoot will perform at 7 p.m. Aug. 20 at the Great Lawn at the Atlanta...

Atlanta Concerts this week: Trey Songz, Sigur Ros

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene FRIDAY Funk Fest Atlanta The festival is the first event at Wolf Creek since concert behemoth Live Nation took over operations at the beleaguered amphitheater in December. The three-day musical gathering will spotlight...

Atlanta Concert Tickets on sale this week: Imagine Dragons, Katy Perry

BY SARIA CANADAY, AJC Music Scene blog If you find a mistake in Hot Tickets, please let us know. Contact Saria Canady at scanady@ajc.com. Events are subject to change, so it’s a good idea to call...

Alex Cooley memorialized with sign at Chastain Park Amphitheatre

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The memory of Alex Cooley lives on near Chastain Park Amphitheatre. The respected Atlanta concert promoter, who died in December 2015, maintained a long relationship with the venue. Cooley and concert promoter...

Soundgarden singer Chris Cornell dies: Musicians react on social media

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene [Update: A medical examiner has confirmed that Cornell committed suicide by hanging.] On May 3, the frontman for Seattle rockers Soundgarden, who rose to prominence in the grunge-heavy ‘90s, performed at...

Free ticket giveaway: The Beatles Tribute ‘Classical Mystery Tour’ at Atlanta Symphony Hall

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The Beatles’ masterpiece, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” will turn 50 years old on June 1. This weekend, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Michael Krajewski, will perform “The Beatles Tribute:...

The B-52s add second show at Atlanta Symphony Hall

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The B-52s are celebrating their 40th anniversary with not one, but two shows at Atlanta Symphony Hall this fall. The band, which burst out of Athens in the late-‘70s with the eternally weird “Rock Lobster,” has nearly sold out its Sept. Show More Summary

Free ticket giveaway: Brit Floyd concert at the Fox Theatre

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Pink Floyd fans have pretty much resigned themselves to never seeing another reunion tour. But thanks to extravagant tribute bands such as Brit Floyd, the classic music of Pink Floyd lives on. In....

Atlanta’s Xscape announces reunion performance for Essence Festival

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The lineup for this year’s Essence Festival just got a bit buzzier. Atlanta R&B quartet Xscape will launch its comeback tour at the New Orleans event this summer – marking their first full live show...Show More Summary

Brantley Gilbert is going to be a father

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Brantley Gilbert is going to be a father. The country singer, a native of Jefferson, Ga., and wife Amber will welcome their first child in November. Gilbert told People magazine that the...

The xx will return to Atlanta this fall

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene A few days removed from their headlining set at the Shaky Knees Festival, British trio The xx has announced a new tour and a new Atlanta date – in...

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