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Opinion: A bully to the weak, a courtier to the strong

Watch the bullying, both physical and rhetorical, committed by Donald Trump at the NATO summit, publicly insulting nations and people who have long been our allies.…

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

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...

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....

Opinion: Trump turns his lonely eyes to John Barron

There’s a theory in the sports world that great players make bad managers and coaches. The reasons are two-fold: 1.) You can’t teach genius. Hank Aaron…

Paramore announces Atlanta concert date

BY JEWEL WICKER Paramore will visit Atlanta later this year to promote their latest project. The trio released their fifth studio album, “After Laughter,” last week. Now, they’ve announced tour dates in support of the pop project. Expect to...

Opinion: Future takes his “mask off” for us — but what is revealed?

We still have a long way to go in 2017, but Future’s “Mask Off” has already staked its claim as a Top-5 anthem.

Watch Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Atlanta-filmed video for ‘Goodbye Angels’

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene When the Red Hot Chili Peppers visited Atlanta last month, they had more on their agenda besides musically pummeling a sold-out crowd. The band also used the tour...

Tupac Shakur fans can glimpse ‘All Eyez on Me’ movie in mobile cinema coming to Atlanta

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene  To promote the upcoming Tupac Shakur movie, “All Eyez on Me,” a 17-city Mobile Cinema Tour is underway. The “All Eyez on Me Experience” Cine-Transformer Tour spotlights a 53-foot, state-of-the-art mobile cinema...

TLC unveils details about new album, will livestream London concert

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene TLC will unveil its much-anticipated, much-delayed album on June 30, but fans can pre-order it now to receive an instant track download. The self-titled release, the first new...

Opinion: GOP lies, point-blank, about its health-care plan

The continued willingness of Republicans to lie, point-blank, with a straight face and without a hint of conscience, about the impact of their proposed “health-care reform”…

Video shows the moment Col. Bruce Hampton collapsed onstage at the Fox

Col. Bruce Hampton, known as Atlanta’s “Granddaddy of the Jam Scene” turned 70 on April 30 and performed at the “Hampton 70” gathering in his honor. During the four-hour show’s encore of “Turn on Your Lovelight,” Hampton collapsed onstage...Show More Summary

Harry Styles will play Atlanta as part of short solo tour this fall

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Harry Styles is complementing his solo debut – out May 12- with a 13-city fall tour that will play Atlanta. The One Direction heartthrob (and current Rolling Stone...

Fall Out Boy will bring ‘MANIA’ tour to Atlanta this fall

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Fall Out Boy has many things to share with fans this week. The band dropped a new single, the Nikki-Sixx-Britney-Spears-referencing “Young and Menace,” on Thursday, as well as a video (watch below). They also announced a new album, “MANIA” (due Sept. Show More Summary

Profile: For Atlanta’s Layla Felder, opera’s youngest ambassador and devotee, the future is now

When mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves sang a parody of "La Habanera" from Bizet's Carmen to one of Sesame Street’s most beloved residents, it was light’s out for Elmo in three minutes flat. But as the fuzzy, red monster grew more and more heavy-lidded under Graves’s spell, something was awakened inside a two-year-old viewer named Layla Felder.

Gorillaz will make a rare Atlanta concert appearance this fall

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The last time Gorillaz ventured to North America in 2010, Atlanta was not part of the itinerary. But come October, fans of the cartoon band masterminded by Damon Albarn and Jamie Hewlett will be able to experience Gorillaz live at Infinite Energy Arena in Duluth. Tickets for the Oct. Show More Summary

Concert review: Panic! At The Disco presents the Brendon Urie show

BY ZACHARY HANSEN/AJC Correspondent Before the release of Panic! At The Disco’s fifth studio album, “Death of a Bachelor,” Brendon Urie was left as the only band member left standing. The other two main members,...

Preview: Danielle Deadwyler “Busts It Open” with Auburn Avenue Living Walls piece

Danielle Deadwyler is an Atlanta-bred actress, dancer, poet and experimental filmmaker whose hip-hop alter-ego, didi xio, bears zero resemblance to the sunny, bubbly, quick-to-giggle woman sitting behind the wheel of her car, at the height of rush hour, as she discusses her latest performance art piece, BUSTitOPEN. “When Living Walls named me the inaugural recipient...

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