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Out & About in Atlanta (May 16 -22)

Compiled by Stan Washington | 5/16/2014, 1:39 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.

(Your arts & entertainment calendar for metro Atlanta. This is an abbreviated listing. Listings may change without notice.) (Send your entertainment or arts listing to: newsroom@theatlantavoice.com.)

PERFORMANCES

May 16: Jazz @ The High Museum: Louis Heriveaux. 5-10 p.m. www.high.org.

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May 16: Will Downing, Center Stage. 8:30 p.m.

May 16: Will Downing, Center Stage. 8:30 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 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.

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May 17: Theresa Hightower w/ S. Renee Clark, The Art Station Trolley Cabaret, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain.

May 17: Theresa Hightower w/ S. Renee Clark, The Art Station Trolley Cabaret, 5384 Manor Drive, Stone Mountain. 770-469-1105

May 24: The River 97 presents: Styx, Foreigner, Don Felder (formerly w/ the Eagles) Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 7:30 p.m. www.vzwamp.com

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.

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May 16: Head of State

June 11: Tamar Braxton, Tabernacle. 8 p.m. TabernacleATL.com

June 14: Boston and .38 Special. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 7:30 p.m. www.vzwamp.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 21: Bruce Hornsby and the Noisemakers. The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphither, 201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City. www.amphitheater.org. 770.631.0630.

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 12: The Beach Boys, The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphither, 201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City. www.amphitheater.org. 770-631-0630.

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.

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July 26: Michael Bolton, The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphither, 201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City.

July 26: Michael Bolton, The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphither, 201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City. www.amphitheater.org. 770-631-0630.

Aug. 2: Arrival –The Music of Abba. The Frederick Brown Jr. Amphither, 201 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City. www.amphitheater.org. 770-631-0630.

Aug. 9: KISS-FM Flashback Festival. Artists TBA. Aaron’s Amphitheatre at Lakewood

Aug. 16: Motley Crue/Alice Cooper. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, 7:30 p.m. www.vzwamp.com

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

THEATER/DANCE

May 16-18: Atlanta Ballet’s “Mayhem”. Cobb Energy Performance Arts Center. Atlantaballet.com

May 17 – June 16: “The End of the Rainbow”. Peter Quilter’s play about Judy Garland’s last comeback. Actor’s Express. King’s Plow Arts Center. www.actors-express.com.