August 29 - Sept 2: Infinite Energy Arena
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL CORTEO
Cirque du Soleil's Corteo is performing in Duluth at the Infinite Energy Arena through Sunday, September 2 for a limited run of seven performances. This unique production, directed by Daniele Finzi Pasca, first premiered in Montreal under the Big Top in April 2005. Since then, the show has been a great success and has amazed 8 million people in 64 cities in 19 countries on four continents. Tickets at cirquedusoleil.com/corteo.
August 30 - Sept 3: Downtown Atlanta
Celebrating their 32nd year, Dragon Con returns this Labor Day weekend. 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 details.
September 8 & 9: Central Park Downtown
ONE MUSIC FEST
This music festival celebrates Hip Hop, EDM, Reggae, Funk, Trap, House, Classics, Alternative Rock and Soul. It takes place on Saturday, September 8th at and Sunday, September 9th at their new Central Park location. Artists appearing this year include: Nas, 2 Chainz, Miguel, Big Boi, T.I., Big Sean, Monica and many more. There will be plenty of food trucks and a VIP Lounge. Visit OneMusicFest.com.
September 15 & 16: Piedmont Park
Music Midtown Festival is back in Piedmont Park on Saturday, September 15 and Sunday, September 16. Festival hours are noon-11pm on Saturday, and noon-10pm on Sunday. This year's festival will be a treat for all music lovers with headliners Kenrick Lamar, Imagine Dragons, Post Malone, Fall Out Boy, Khalid, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Gucci Mane, Janelle Monae, and more. Visit MusicMidtown.com.
September 20-30: Jim R. Miller Park, Marietta
NORTH GEORGIA STATE FAIR
The 86th annual North Georgia State Fair takes place Thursday, Sept 20 - Sunday, Sept 30 at Jim R. Miller Park in Marietta. Over 300,000 people come out each year for live music, free attractions and shows, farm animals, flower shows, blue ribbon competitions, local entertainment, and delicious fair foods. There are also games and rides on the Great James H. Drew Exposition midway. Visit NorthGeorgiaStateFair.com.
September 21-23: Atlanta Motor Speedway
IMAGINE MUSIC FESTIVAL
Imagine (IMF) is a 3-day camping and electronic dance music festival held at Atlanta Motor Speedway. 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. Headline performers this year include: Armin Van Buuren, Alesso, Galantis, RL Grime & Zeds Dead. Tickets at ImagineFestival.com.