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Kendrick Lamar Says Plenty — He Doesn’t Have to Bring Up Trump

As far as brief concerts on ESPN go, Kendrick Lamar’s halftime show for college football’s national championship went about as well as possible. Held in Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park, the eight-minute show breezed through four songs (“DNA,” “Element,” “Humble,” and the new “All the Stars”) while displaying the limitations inherent ... More »

Concert review: College Football National Championship shows continued with The Chainsmokers and others

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene The second night of free concerts at the AT&T Playoff Playlist Live! event at Centennial Olympic Park brought a mixture of styles – the Prince-ly vibe of trumpet player Spencer Ludwig,...

Kendrick Lamar to perform halftime College Football Playoff concert

It's the first concert held during halftime of the CFP title game and will be at Atlanta's Centennial Olympic Park.

Shaky Knees and Shaky Beats music festivals will move to Central Park in 2018

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene After two years at Centennial Olympic Park, the Shaky Knees Music Festival will return to Central Park, where it was staged in 2015, next year. The...

Spend a day playing tourist downtown

Our downtown tourist attractions are kitschy, but if you skip them, you're doing yourself a disservice. Centennial Olympic Park, World of Coke, Georgia Aquarium, SkyView Ferris wheel—you have to go at least once.

2018 Sweetwater 420 early lineup picks: Umphrey’s McGee, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Sturgill Simpson

Posted Thursday, October 19, 2017 by RODNEY HO/ on Melissa Ruggieri’s AJC Music Scene blog The Sweetwater 420 Festival at Centennial Olympic Park in 2018 will feature Umphrey’s McGee, Tedeschi Trucks Band and

New Renderings, Timeline Released For Centennial Olympic Park's Rebirth

The 'transformative projects' on the downtown park are slated to be complete in 2019. The post New Renderings, Timeline Released For Centennial Olympic Park's Rebirth appeared first on What Now Atlanta.

Bobby Brown will headline Fourth of July celebration at Centennial Olympic Park

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene Start practicing those “Every Little Step” dance moves – Bobby Brown is coming to town. The R&B veteran will headline Centennial Olympic Park’s annual Fourth of July celebration, which kicks...

Guns at the gun convention? Not with the president there

The NRA gathering is taking place in a sprawling convention center a block from CNN and a short distance from Centennial Olympic Park, where a bomb exploded during the 1996 Summer Olympics. The CNN center, which has a food court open...Show More Summary

LCD Soundsystem, The XX, Phoenix, Pixies Lead Shaky Knees Festival

LCD Soundsystem will be headlininkg festivals yet again in 2017 and this time they will be visiting Atlanta. The Shaky Knees Music Festival will return to Centennial Olympic Park, May 12-14, bringing  headliners The xx, LCD Soundsystem and Phoenix to downtown Atlanta, GA. Show More Summary

Shaky Knees 2017 Lineup

Atlanta's Shaky Knees festival, celebrating its fifth anniversary, returns to Centennial Olympic Park this spring, running 5/12-14. This time around, the festival has booked LCD Soundsystem, the xx, and Phoenix as headliners. Further down the bill, the fest also features names like Pixies, the Shins, Sylvan Esso, Bleachers, FIDLAR, Wolf Parade, Warpaint, Car Seat Headrest,…

2017 Shaky Knees Festival Lineup is HERE!

It looks like the 2017 festival season has hit the ground running!  Shaky Knees Music Festival will return to Centennial Olympic Park, May 12-14, bringing esteemed headliners The xx, LCD Soundsystem and Phoenix to downtown Atlanta, GA in celebration of 5 years as a world-class festival. The stacked lineup also includes Cage The Elephant, Pixies, The […]

Shaky Beats Music Festival Line-Up Announced!

After a successful and euphoric inaugural year, Shaky Beats Music Festival will return to Centennial Olympic Park on May 5-7, 2017. The second annual festival boasts a stellar lineup including The Chainsmokers, Kaskade, Griz, Flosstradamus, Zeds Dead, Galantis, RL Grime, Gramatik, Girl Talk, and many others. More than 45 artists will perform on 3 stages […]

With a new ordinance, downtown Atlanta could get a lot brighter

Downtown Atlanta is set to become much brighter under a proposed ordinance that would allow—and even encourage—expansive new digital billboards and flashing signs in the area that includes the CNN Center, Centennial Olympic Park, the Georgia Aquarium, and the sports arenas.

Shaggy And Rich Homie Quan To Perform At The Akon-Hosted PXP In Atlanta

Jack Daniels Tennessee Fire presents the third and final Passport Experience event will take place at Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park August 13.

Shaky Knees and Shaky Beats 2017 dates, location announced

The Shaky Knees Music Festival and Shaky Beats Music Festival will both return to Centennial Olympic Park in 2017. Shaky Beats, which debuted this year with a lineup focused on EDM, hip-hop and indie dance, will...

5 things to do: ATL Tattoo Fest 2016

Saturday, June 4, 2016 Festival of Chariots Atlanta at Centennial Olympic Park

Shaky Knees 2016 in pics (ATDI, Jane's Addiction, Slowdive, Florence, Hop Along, Baroness & more)

Earlier this month (5/13-15), Atlanta's fourth annual Shaky Knees music festival went down at Centennial Olympic Park. Headliners included Jane's Addiction performing 1990's Ritual de lo habitual in full, the 1975, My Morning Jacket, Florence + the Machine and the reunited At the Drive In. Continue reading…

Shaky Beats 2016: schedule, parking, tickets and other information

Last weekend, more than 75 rock bands commandeered Centennial Olympic Park and International Plaza for the fourth annual Shaky Knees Music Festival. This Friday through Sunday, a steadier cadence will filter through downtown Atlanta...

Shaky Knees Music Festival 2016 Review: From Worst to Best

Atlanta’s best music festival keeps the spirit alive in Centennial Olympic Park.

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