On Tap for August 2017
Friday, August 11: Cobb Energy Centre
3 DOORS DOWN
Multiplatinum rock band 3 Doors Down will perform at Cobb Energy Centre on Friday, August 11. The Mississippi quintet has sold more than 16 million albums worldwide, received three Grammy nominations, and won two American Music Awards. Their debut The Better Life, went multiplatinum in 2000 and was fueled by the success of juggernaut hit "Kryptonite." Tickets at CobbEnergyCentre.com and Box Office.
Sunday, August 13: Infinite Energy Arena
LIONEL RICHIE W/ MARIAH CAREY
2017 Kennedy Center honoree Lionel Richie has sold over 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the world's best-selling artists of all time. He is also a five-time Grammy Award winner. Hit maker Mariah Carey was the world's best-selling recording artist of the 1990s and named the best-selling female artist of the millennium in 2000. The two superstars appear onstage together. Tickets at InfiniteEnergyCenter.com.
Saturday, August 26: Woodruff Park
The 14th Annual Atlanta German Bierfest is back for an incredible day filled with authentic German beers, music and food. Festival fans will receive a commemorative glass to use to enjoy unlimited samples of more than 35 authentic German Beers. Atlanta area German restaurants and food vendors will serve up authentic cuisine. There will be live music and plenty of family activities. Visit GermanBierfest.com.
September 1 - 4: Downtown Atlanta
Celebrating their 31st 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 2 & 4: Mercedes-Benz Stadium
This season opens with a pair of prime time Chick-fil-A Kickoff Games with top-ranked matchups Florida State vs. Alabama and Tennessee vs. Georgia Tech. They will be the first college football games played in the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium. The Florida State-Alabama game will kick off at 8 pm on Saturday, Sept. 2, while the Tennessee-Georgia Tech game kicks off Monday, Sept. 4 at 8 pm. Chick-Fil-AKickoffGame.com
Sunday, September 3: The Fox Theatre
BEAUTY & THE BEAST SING-A-LONG
Capping off the 2017 Summer Film Festival is the sing-a-long version of Walt Disney's animated gem "Beauty and the Beast." Throughout the summer, modern and vintage movie classics were shown on Fox Theatre's big screen as patrons enjoyed movies under the "stars". Also playing this month are the Harry Potter films 1 - 8. Harry Potter movies shown on Saturday, August 5, August 12 and Sunday, August 13. Visit FoxTheatre.org.