Blog Profile / Atlanta Music Scene


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Archived Since:August 20, 2009

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Gregg Allman’s final album, ‘Southern Blood,’ debuts on several Billboard charts

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Gregg Allman’s swan song made some noise on several Billboard charts. “Southern Blood,” the final recording by the Allman Brothers legend, who died on May 27, arrived Sept. 8 and has debuted...

360 Video: Onstage and backstage with Collective Soul at Music Midtown 2017

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene An hour before Collective Soul hit the Music Midtown stage on Sunday for a muscular set that spanned their 23-year-career, the band chatted with us on their tour...

Video: Music Midtown 2017 sights and sounds

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene While the performers are the primary draw at any festival, a side activity is the people-watching. With more than 78,000 people on site at Piedmont Park for the Saturday edition of...

Ludacris performs for PGA Tour Championship kickoff event in downtown Atlanta

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene It was fitting that Ludacris bounded onstage, in his dark shades and “Mastermind” shirt, to the engaging thumps of “Welcome to Atlanta.” The hometown rapper was playing to a crowd that likely...

Music Midtown Day 2 concert reviews and photos: Future, Mumford & Sons, HAIM and more

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI and RODNEY HO/AJC Music Scene (This story was originally posted at 1:50 a.m. Sept. 18, 2017.) Early Sunday afternoon at Piedmont Park, Peter Conlon was sporting a smile. “Of all the weekend events (in Atlanta),.....

Music Midtown 2017: Day 2 Videos

You can catch performances here from several artists including COIN, Zara Larsson and His Golden Messenger. Hiss Golden Messenger Hiss Golden Messenger, a country-rock band, based in Durham, N.C., got music lovers clapping, snappingShow More Summary

Music Midtown 2017 Day 1 concert reviews and photos: Bruno Mars, Blink-182 and more

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI, HELENA OLIVIERO and YVONNE ZUSEL/AJC Music Scene There was plenty of humidity, more than a few large patches of mud, but not a drop of rain as Music Midtown 2017 rolled through the...

Music Midtown 2017: Day 1 Videos

Catch performances by Daye Jack, Bibi Bourelly and PVRIS. We’ll have add more videos throughout the day. Daye Jack A Nigerian-born musician who grew up in the suburbs of Atlanta in Gwinnett County, this hip hop artist is best known for...Show More Summary

Atlanta Concert Tickets on sale this week: Dead & Company, Trans-Siberian Orchestra

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: UB40, Arcade Fire

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene FRIDAY The B-52s To celebrate its 40th anniversary, the band that will be forever tied to Athens is taking a novel approach and performing with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. In...

Concert review: The B-52s celebrate 40 years in style with Atlanta Symphony

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene If you’re wondering how “Roam” sounds with brass, cellos and violas, the answer is – pretty awesome. At the first of a two-night stand at Atlanta Symphony Hall on Thursday, Athens’ beloved...

Music Midtown 2017: Bands Not To Miss – headliners Bruno Mars, Blink-182, Future and Mumford & Sons

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene In this week leading up to Music Midtown, we’ll spotlight a handful of artists worth catching at the festival on Sept. 16-17 at Piedmont Park. With the big weekend...

Not going to Music Midtown 2017? Here’s how you can still use Piedmont Park

You and Bruno Mars have something in common this weekend: You can both do your thing in Piedmont Park. If some folks without Music Midtown tickets mistakenly think the whole park is off limits to them this...

Music Midtown 2017: Peter Conlon talks about the annual Atlanta music festival

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The early-week appearance of Tropical Storm Irma brought a brief halt to the setup of Music Midtown stages at Piedmont Park. But on Wednesday afternoon, under a pulsing sun, crews were busily...

Music Midtown 2017: Bands Not To Miss – Vintage Trouble

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene In this week leading up to Music Midtown, we’ll spotlight a handful of artists worth catching at the festival on Sept. 16-17 at Piedmont Park. If you want an...

Music Midtown 2017: Transportation information, tickets, schedule guide and more

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Two things we know about this year’s Music Midtown: no hurricanes this weekend, and additional bathrooms on the site at Piedmont Park. The seventh installment of the two-day music...

The B-52s prepare to celebrate 40th anniversary with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Throughout their 40-year career, The B-52s only released seven albums, from their self-titled, “Rock Lobster”-bearing debut in 1979 to 2008’s bouncy “Funplex.” But their reputation is legendary, especially in Georgia, where their...

Music Midtown 2017: Free tickets giveaway!

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Well my friends, the time has come – my annual free tickets giveaway to Music Midtown. Thanks to the folks at the festival, I have a pair of general admission tickets for...

Photos: Jill Scott, Migos, Yasiin Bey and others engage at this year’s One Musicfest

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene A lineup of R&B and hip-hop stars including Jill Scott, Migos, Damian Marley, Jidenna and Pastor Troy filled Lakewood Amphitheatre on Saturday for the eighth annual One Musicfest. The event also featured...Show More Summary

Atlanta Concert Tickets on sale this week: The English Beat, R&B Super Jam

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...

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