July 4: Lenox Square to Piedmont Park
AJC PEACHTREE ROAD RACE
The AJC Peachtree Road Race, organized by Atlanta Track Club, is the largest 10K in the world. In its 48th running, the AJC Peachtree Road Race has become a Fourth of July tradition for thousands of people throughout the metro Atlanta area and beyond. 60,000 runners follow a course that starts at Lenox Square, travels down Peachtree and finishes at Piedmont Park in Midtown. Visit PeachtreeRoadRace.org.
Saturday, July 14: The Fox Theatre
WHEELS OF SOUL
Tedeschi Trucks Band's Wheels of Soul summer tour lands at the Fox Theatre Saturday, July 14. With their blend of American soul, blues, rock and country, the 12-member Tedeschi Trucks Band, led by the husband and wife team of guitarist Derek Trucks and vocalist/guitarist Susan Tedeschi, offers a one-of-a-kind musical experience. This year features special guests Drive-By Truckers and opener The Marcus King Band.
July 21 - 29: Atlantic Station
BB&T ATLANTA OPEN
Four-time BB&T Atlanta Open champ and University of Georgia star John Isner with be the odds on favorite to take the title again in 2018. The Bryan Brothers will look to repeat as doubles champs. This year offers new stadium design that not only provides more shade and air-conditioned spaces, but more activation areas and activities for fans. Last year was the third all-American Atlanta Open final. Visit BBTAtlantaOpen.com.
July 27 - August 25 : The Fox Theatre
COCA-COLA SUMMER FILM FESTIVAL
The Fox Theatre kicks off its 2018 Coca-Cola Summer Film Festival with a 50th anniversary screening of the cult-classic Night of the Living Dead on Friday, July 27 at 10 p.m. Beyond opening night, the festival will include early and evening shows of family fun such as festival favorite Saturday AM Cartoons, Dreamwork Animation's Trolls, and sing-a-long showings of Grease and Disney's Moana. Visit FoxTheatre.org for listing.
Friday, July 27: Cobb Energy Centre
BOWZER'S ROCK AND ROLL PARTY
Catch all your favorites of the '50s and '60s played by original artists. Jay Siegel's Tokens ("The Lion Sleeps Tonight': "Tonight I Fell In Love"); Shirley Alston Reeves, Original Lead Singer of The Shirelles ("Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow"; "Soldier Boy"; "Baby, It's You"); Freddy "Boom-Boom" Cannon ("Palisades Park") perform with Bowzer & The Stingrays. Tickets at cobbenergycentre.com.
Sunday, July 29: Infinite Energy Center
PANIC! AT THE DISCO
Panic! at the Disco from Las Vegas, Nevada, formed in 2004 by childhood friends Brendon Urie, Ryan Ross, Spencer Smith and Brent Wilson. They were heavily influenced by 1960s rock bands the Beatles, the Zombies and the Beach Boys. All founding members except for the lead singer Urie eventually left the band. Since then have added three new members and have released their sixth album. Infiniteenergycenter.com