On Tap for September 2017
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.
September 8 & 9: Tabernacle / Lakewood
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 The Tabernacle and Sunday, September 9th at Lakewood. Artists appearing this year include: Thundercat, Noname, Jill Scott, Yasin Bey, Sean Paul, Too Short, Ro James and many more. There will be plenty of food trucks and a VIP Lounge. Visit OneMusicFest.com.
September 9: Frederick Brown Amphitheatre
PAT BENATAR AND NEIL GIRALDO
Pat Benatar and Neil Giraldo have forged one of the most successful partnerships in music history. Their unprecedented sound created an arsenal of rocks most memorable hits including "Love is a Battlefield", "Hell Is For Children", Heartbreaker", "We Live For Love", "Promises In The Dark," "We Belong," and more. Pat and Neil continue to tour, selling out concerts and wowing audiences. Tickets at Amphitheatre.org.
September 14 - November 19: Atlantic Station
CIRQUE DU SOLEIL LUZIA
LUZIA by Cirque du Soleil is coming to Atlanta this month. Get ready to be transported to a surreal world of wonders. Experience water inside the big top, jaw dropping acts and larger than life props in this unique production unlike any show you have ever seen before.
This show is inspired by Mexico and is vibrant and beautiful with Cirque du Soleil's world class artistry and acrobatics. Tickets at CirqueduSoleil.com.
September 16 & 17: Piedmont Park
Music Midtown Festival is back in Piedmont Park on Saturday, September 16 and Sunday, September 17. This year's festival will be a treat for all music lovers with headliners Bruno Mars, Mumford & Sons, Future and Blink-182 as well as performances by chart-toppers Weezer, Big Sean, Wiz Khalifa, Young the Giant, Haim, Bastille, Two Door Cinema Club and more. Visit MusicMidtown.com.