SISTER HAZEL & EDWIN MCCAIN
Saturday, July 14
Two of your favorite performers â€“ one unforgettable night! Sister Hazel and Edwin McCain hit the stage at the Fred Amphitheater in Peachtree City on Saturday, July 14th. Grab your friends and family and come sing-a-long to a non-stop list of hit songs from these two amazing performers and their 20-year careers! Only a 45 minute drive from Atlanta gets you to one of the coolest venues nestled in the woods. Other shows this summer include: Creedence Clearwater Revisited (August 3), Departure: A Tribute to Journey (August 25), Phillip Phillips (September 8) and recently announced Yacht Rock Revue (September 28). Tickets may be purchased through the Fred website at amphitheater.org or by phone at 877-725-8849.
VANS WARPED TOUR
Tuesday, July 31
Cellaires Amphitheatre at Lakewood
The world's longest running punk rock summer camp has announced that the 24th season will be its last. Kevin Lyman founded the event in Salt Lake City in 1995 with a lineup of 19 bands. The festival became known as the Vans Warped Tour in in 1996 its second year. There will be over 200 bands touring with the festival in 2018 including: Sum 41, Bowling for Soup and Simple Plan. Over the years many now famous artists have graced their stages including Katy Perry, Beck, blink182, Eminem and Black Eyed Peas. Tickets at LiveNation.com.
DECATUR BBQ, BLUES & BLUEGRASSÂ FESTIVAL
Saturday, August 11
Harmony Park in Oakhurst
The 18th annual Decatur BBQ Blues & Bluegrass Festival flavored by Tabasco takes place Saturday, August 11th and has a musical lineup that features something for everyone. Eight bands and two stages will include local, regional and national Blues, Bluegrass, Folk and Rock acts. Headlining this year's event is the Texas Blues Guitar Legend Chris Duarte. "Each year we are fortunate to bring to our fans a great lineup of music, this year we feel the variety of acts and music will offer the festival goer a bit of everything while staying true to our blues and bluegrass roots" says Michael Vajda Festival Director. All but one of our artists will be making their debut at the festival. This includes 17yr old country, blues and "The Voice" and "American Idol" contestant Preston James. Festival hours are 2pm â€“ 9pm and will be located at 630 East Lake Drive and Harmony Park in the Oakhurst neighborhood in Decatur, GA. Tickets available at Fresh Tix and Ticket Alternative. For more information visit Decaturbbqfestival.com or call us at 678 778Â 2000.
ABBA THE CONCERT
Thusday, August 16
Cobb Energy Centre
Audiences around the world and press all say that ABBA The Concert is the closest to ABBA you'll ever get. The riveting show brings one of the greatest pop phenomena back to life. ABBA The Concert continues to be the top ABBA tribute group in the world, dazzling all who see with their fantastic performances. See performed live the most iconic hits from ABBA, including "Mamma Mia," "S.O.S," "Money, Money, Money," "The Winner Takes All," "Waterloo," "Gimme, Gimme, Gimme," and "Dancing Queen." Come dance, come sing, having the time of your life at the ultimate tribute celebration! Tickets at CobbEnergyCentre.com.
Labor Day Weekend,
August 30 â€“ September 3
Dragon Con returns for to Downtown Atlanta for five days over Labor Day weekend. The convention is held at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis, Hyatt Regency Atlanta, Hilton Atlanta, Sheraton Atlanta and Westin Peachtree Plaza. Dragon Con is the largest multimedia, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music and film in the world. Dragon Con boasts close to 40 fan-based tracks, a film festival, parade, art show, comics, pop art exhibits and displays, nightly concerts and parties. Visit DragonCon.org for more info.
IMAGINE MUSIC FESTIVAL
September 21 â€“ 23
Atlanta Motor Speedway
Imagine Music Festival (IMF) is a 3-day camping and electronic dance music festival held in Atlanta, Georgia. Ranked top 5 in the nation, the festival is an all-encompassing, 360-degree sensory experience that blends music, circus troupes, performers, dancers, art, workshops, classes and more. Returning for their 5th year, the Imagine Festival will continue its immersive aquatic fairytale with an abundance of performers, live acts, unique atmospheres, amusement rides, vendors and The Imaginarium's variety of sacred teachings, ceremonies, and transformational workshops. Headline performers this year include: Armin Van Buuren, Alesso, Galantis, RL Grime, Zeds Dead, Bassnectar and Kaskade. Tickets at ImagineFestival.com.