Out & About in Atlanta (May 30 - June 5)
Compiled by Stan Washington | 5/30/2014, 2:13 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.)
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 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.
Juyly 18-19: Indigo Girls. Atlanta Botanical Garden.7 p.m. www.concertsinthegarden.org.
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.
July 20: Eat, Drink and Laugh: Hosted by Anthony Anderson and Chris Spencer. Music by Gritz & Jelly Butter. Center Stage, 1374 W. Peachtree St. eatdrinklaughatl.com
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.
Sept. 21: Chris Isaak, Atlanta Botanical Garden, 7 p.m. www.concertsinthegarden.org.
Oct. 1: One Direction, Georgia Dome. 7:30 p.m.
Dec. : Justin Timberlake, Arena at Gwinnett Center
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.
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.
Opening May 21: “Dream Cars” . The major exhibition of innovative automotive design will showcase 17 groundbreaking concept cars from across Europe and the U.S., including some of the rarest and most imaginative cars designed by Ferrari, Bugatti, General Motors and Porsche. www.high.org.
Now until June 1: “Civil Rights Photography: 1956-1968. The works on display are a small selection of the collection, which numbers more than 250 photographs that document the social protest movement, from Rosa Parks’ arrest to the Freedom Rides to the march on Washington, D.C. The city of Atlanta – the birthplace of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – was a hub of civil rights activism and figures prominently in the collection. The photos rotate every six months. High Museum of Art. www.high.org.