Out & About in Atlanta (May 9 - 15)
Compiled by Stan Washington | 5/9/2014, 12:36 p.m.
(Your arts & entertainment calendar for metro Atlanta. This is an abbreviated listing. Listings may change without notice.) (Send your entertainment or arts listing to: firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Those in bold are this weekend.
May 9: Ledesi/Robert Glasper Chastain Park Amphitheater. 7:30 p.m. ChastainSeries.com
May 9: WCLK’s 40th Anniversary Concert – George Benson. Cobb Energy Centre. 8 p.m. wclk.com
May 10: Mike Epps in Concert. Fox Theater. 7 p.m,
May 10-11: Michael Jackson - The Immortal Tour by Cirque du Soleil. The Arena at Gwinnett Center.
May 10: IL Divo/Lea Salonga, Chastain Park Amphitheater. 7:30 p.m. ChastainSeries.com
May 12: Cher/Cyndi Lauper-Dress to Kill tour. Philips Arena. 8 p.m.
May 16: Jazz @ The High Museum: Louis Heriveaux. 5-10 p.m. www.high.org.
May 16: Will Downing, Center Stage. 8:30 p.m.
May 17: Garrison Keillor’s “A Prairie Home Companion”. Fox Theater. 5:45 p.m.
May 17: Gladys Knight, Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater. 201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City. 8 p.m.
May 16-17: Funk Fest 2014. Friday: Heads of State – Bobby Brown, Ralph Tresvant, Johnny Gill, Goodie Mob, SWV, (Others TBA) Saturday: Isley Brothers, Musiq Soulchild, Monica, Doug E. Fresh, Slick Rick, EU. Wolfcreek Amphitheatre, 3025 Merk RD SW Atlanta. Ticketalternative.net.
May 24: Dave Matthews Band (2 sets) Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. 7 p.m.
May 27: Jimmy Buffett and The Coral Reefer Band. Chastain Park Amphitheater. 7:30 p.m.
May 30: Journey, Steve Miller Band and Tower of Power. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. 7 p.m.
June 6: Creedence Clearwater Revisited. Atlanta Botanical Garden. 1345 Piedmont Ave. Atlanta.
June 7: BeeGees, Frederick Brown Jr. Amphitheater. 201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City. 8 p.m.
June 7: Zac Brown Band. 7 p.m. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood.
June 11: Tamar Braxton, Tabernacle. 8 p.m. TabernacleATL.com
June 15: Darryl Hall/John Oates. Chastain Park Amphitheater. 7:30 p.m.
June 21: Lakeside, Zapp, Dramatics, Mary Jane Girls. The Amphitheater at Riverdale Town Center, 7200 Church St. Riverdale. 6 p.m.
June 22: Counting Crows, Chastain Park Amphitheater. 7:30 p.m.
July 7: Lionel Richie, Chastain Park Amphitheater. 7:30 p.m. ChastainSeries.com
July 17: Doobie Brothers/ Peter Frampton, Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 7 p.m.
July 18: Kiss/Def Leppard, Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood. 7 p.m.
July 19: A’ngela Wimbush, Original Blue Magic, Syleena Johnson, Melania Cormacho, Avery Sunshine, Klymaxx. The Amphitheater at Riverdale Town Center, 7200 Church St. Riverdale.
Aug. 9: KISS-FM Flashback Festival. Artists TBA. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Aug. 22. Boyz II Men/EnVogue, 7:30 pm. Chastain Park Amphitheater. 7 p.m.
Oct. 1: One Direction, Georgia Dome. 7:30 p.m.
Dec. : Justin Timberlake, Arena at Gwinnett Center
May 9-11: “Conversations ‘Bout The Girls” by Sonia Jackson. (Think Vagina Monologues.) The First Existentialist Congregation of Atlanta (470 Candler Park Drive NE). coversationsboutthegirls.com.
May 16-18: Atlanta Ballet’s “Mayhem”. Cobb Energy Performance Arts Center. Atlantaballet.com
May 9-Aug. 2 “Fresh Blood” Mason Murer Gallery 10th Anniversary Exhibition. 6-9 p.m. Opening reception. 199 Armour Drive. Masonmurer.com.
Now through July 15: The Kinsey Collection, the world’s largest private collection of African American historical artifacts. The Atlanta History Center. Wells Fargo Free Admission Weekends are Saturdays and Sundays, May 17 & 18, June 21 & 22.