Calling All Music Fans! 10 Atlanta Concerts You Can’t Miss This Summer
Looking to fill up the rest of your summer with your favorite tunes? The Atlanta music scene is sizzling—and we’ve put together a list of some of the most exciting concerts to hit the city this summer.
2017 Concerts in Atlanta
Get ready to rock with the legends
July 23: The Moody Blues. This legendary band will perform their iconic album, “Days of Future Passed,” live on stage in its entirety for the first time ever at our very own Chastain Park Amphitheater.
July 29: Foreigner and Cheap Trick: Foreigner turns 40 this year, and they’re bringing some friends along to celebrate. See these classic rock legends at Chastain Park Amphitheatre.
August 21: Deep Purple and Alice Cooper: Metalheads get ready! This night combines the drama of Cooper with the cutting-edge, no-musical-boundaries-style of Deep Purple.
Take it back with big names of the past
August 12: Flashback Festival. Do it up old-school style with names like The Isley Brothers and Keith Sweat at Lakewood Amphitheatre.
August 19: Earth, Wind & Fire with Chic Feat. Nile Rodgers. Check out Earth, Wind & Fire at the Verizon Amphitheatre for a night of fun, dancing, and plenty of funk.
August 26: Patti LaBelle: A self-proclaimed diva, this lady is best in show. When she’s not belting out the tunes, she’s sharing recipes in “Desserts. LaBelle.” They’re “soulful sweets to sing about.” Enjoy an evening with her Wolf Creek Amphitheatre.
Drop a beat with rap and R&B’s hottest performers
July 29: Legends of Southern Hip Hop. This all-star lineup is taking over the Wolf Creek Amphitheatre—and they’re sure to bring down the house. Get your tickets now to see Juvenile, Trick Daddy, Pastor Troy, 8ball & MJG, Mystikal and Scarface.
August 8: Mary J Blige: Kick back to the rhythms of the queen of R&B while she works her vocals during the “Strength of a Woman” tour at Wolf Creek Amphitheatre.
Satisfy Your 90s Craving
August 10: John Mayer: A pop culture staple, this talented singer-songwriter and guitarist will play from his new album, “The Search for Everything,” at Lakewood Amphitheatre.
August 13: Matchbox Twenty and Counting Crows: Get ready to tune out the world when these two bands come together as part of their “A Brief History of Everything Tour” at the Lakewood Amphitheatre.
Nothing piquing your interest? There’s lots more—check out the full list of summer concerts in Atlanta.