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Fun Things to do in Atlanta

The editorial team shares some of the most noteworthy events in Atlanta over the next few weeks. Check them out below and let us know if there are any you feel we should add to the list.

 

The Happy Alright

When
August 14, Tuesday @ 07:00 PM

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

Rob Zombie

Rob Zombie is an American musician, filmmaker and screenwriter. Zombie rose to fame as a founding member of the heavy metal band White Zombie, releasing four studio albums with the band.

Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson is an American rock band formed by namesake lead singer Marilyn Manson and guitarist Daisy Berkowitz in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, in 1989.

Deadly Apples

Deadly Apples is a Canadian rock act, founded in 2002 by Alex Martel in Montreal, Quebec. Martel is the only original member of Deadly Apples and serves as its frontman along with bandmates Antoine Lamothe, Daniel Pelletier and Raul.

When
August 14, Tuesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Atlanta, GA

 

Lyle Lovett

Lyle Pearce Lovett is an American country singer-songwriter and actor. Active since 1980, he has recorded thirteen albums and released 25 singles to date, including his highest entry, the number 10 chart hit on the U.S. Billboard Hot Country Songs chart, “Cowboy Man”.

When
August 14, Tuesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Atlanta Symphony Hall
Atlanta, GA

 

Evanescence

Evanescence is an American rock band founded in Little Rock, Arkansas, in 1995 by singer and pianist Amy Lee and guitarist Ben Moody.

Lindsey Stirling

Lindsey Stirling is an American violinist, dancer, performance artist, and composer. She presents choreographed violin performances, both live and in music videos found on her eponymous YouTube channel, which she created in 2007.

When
August 15, Wednesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
STATE BANK AMPHITHEATRE AT CHASTAIN PARK
4469 Stella Dr NW, Atlanta, GA

 

Macseal

When
August 15, Wednesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

Motion Device

When
August 15, Wednesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Smith’s Olde Bar
Atlanta, GA

 

Steel Panther

Steel Panther is an American comedic glam metal band from Los Angeles, California, mostly known for their profane and humorous lyrics, as well as their exaggerated on-stage personae that reenact the stereotypical 1980s “glam metal” lifestyle.

 

When
August 15, Wednesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Buckhead Theatre
Atlanta, GA

 

Godsmack

Godsmack is an American rock band from Lawrence, Massachusetts, formed in 1995. The band is composed of founder, frontman and songwriter Sully Erna, guitarist Tony Rombola, bassist Robbie Merrill, and drummer Shannon Larkin.

Shinedown

Shinedown is an American rock band from Jacksonville, Florida formed by singer Brent Smith in 2001 after the dissolution of his previous band.

Red Sun Rising

Red Sun Rising is an American rock band from Akron, Ohio. The band has released two studio albums through the Razor & Tie record label; their first, Polyester Zeal, in 2015, and their second, Thread, on March 30, 2018.

When
August 16, Thursday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Atlanta, GA

 

For the Fallen Dreams

For the Fallen Dreams is an American metalcore band from Lansing, Michigan, formed in 2003. FTFD originally signed to Rise Records but produced one album under Artery Recordings in 2012.

When
August 17, Friday @ 06:30 PM 

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

Black Moth Super Rainbow

Black Moth Super Rainbow is an American experimental electronic band from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US.

When
August 17, Friday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

Marisela

Marisela Hernandez, known as Marisela, is a [Latin American] singer. In 1984, she recorded her first album at the age of 18, and continued to release albums into the 1990s.

Amanda Miguel

Amanda Antonia Miguel Samso is an Argentine-born Californian singer, whose strong voice has made her a success in Southern California for the last quarter century.

When
August 17, Friday @ 08:30 PM 

Where
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre
Atlanta, GA

 

Rich Homie Quan

Dequantes Devontay Lamar, better known by his stage name Rich Homie Quan, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is signed to independent label T.I.G. Entertainment and Motown Records.

When
August 17, Friday @ 10:00 PM 

Where
Sky City
Augusta, GA

 

Blackstreet

Blackstreet, often stylized as BLACKstreet, is an American R&B group founded in 1991 by Teddy Riley and Chauncey Hannibal, also known as “C. Black”.

Teddy Riley

Edward Theodore Riley is an American singer-songwriter, musician, keyboardist, and record producer credited with the creation of the new jack swing genre.

Dave Hollister

David “Dave” Hollister is an American R&B singer who found fame during the 1990s as one quarter of the R&B quartet Blackstreet, before going on to a have a successful solo career.

When
August 18, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Wolf Creek Amphitheater
Atlanta, GA

 

Lalah Hathaway

Eulaulah Donyll “Lalah” Hathaway is an American singer. She is the daughter of soul singer Donny Hathaway and an alumna of Berklee College of Music. In 1990, Lalah Hathaway released her self-titled album.

Eric Roberson

Eric Roberson is a singer, songwriter and producer from Rahway, New Jersey. He is sometimes referred to simply as Erro, the name which he later used as part of his label Blue Erro Soul.

Algebra

Algebra Felicia Blessett, usually known as Algebra Blessett or just Algebra, is an American contemporary R&B singer.

When
August 18, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Mable House Barnes Amphitheatre
5239 Floyd Rd SW, Mableton, GA

 

Jonah Matranga

Jonah Rzadzinski Matranga is a singer, songwriter, and guitarist who has released a variety of solo material under his own name and onelinedrawing, and has previously been part of the bands Far and New End Original and Gratitude.

When
August 18, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

Rich Homie Quan

Dequantes Devontay Lamar, better known by his stage name Rich Homie Quan, is an American rapper, singer, and songwriter. He is signed to independent label T.I.G. Entertainment and Motown Records.

When
August 18, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

Cowboy Mouth

Cowboy Mouth is a band based in New Orleans, Louisiana known for fusing alternative rock with album-oriented rock, roots rock, and jam band influences.

When
August 18, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Buckhead Theatre
Atlanta, GA

 

Jason Mraz

Jason Thomas Mraz is an American singer-songwriter who first came to prominence in the San Diego coffee shop scene in 2000. In 2002, he released his debut studio album, Waiting for My Rocket to Come, which contained the hit single “The Remedy”.

Brett Dennen

Brett Michael Dennen is an American folk/pop singer and songwriter from Central California. His sixth studio album, Por Favor, was released in May 2016.

When
August 18, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
STATE BANK AMPHITHEATRE AT CHASTAIN PARK
4469 Stella Dr NW, Atlanta, GA

 

Playboi Carti

Jordan Terrell Carter, better known by his stage name Playboi Carti, is an American rapper, record producer, songwriter and model from Atlanta, Georgia.

When
August 18, Saturday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Tabernacle presented by Cricket Wireless
Atlanta, GA

 

The Last Ten Seconds of Life

The Last Ten Seconds of Life is a deathcore band from Meadville, Pennsylvania, formed in 2010.

When
August 19, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

Todd Nance

Todd Nance is an American musician. He is best known as the original drummer of Widespread Panic, a band he was a member of until his departure in 2016.

Friends

Friends were a band from Brooklyn, New York formed in September 2010 and disbanded sometime in 2013. The band, originally named Perpetual Crush, consisted of Samantha Urbani, Lesley Hann, Nikki Shapiro, Matthew Molnar and Oliver Duncan.

When
August 19, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Smith’s Olde Bar
Atlanta, GA

 

Trombone Shorty

Troy Andrews, also known by the stage name Trombone Shorty, is an American musician, producer, actor and philanthropist from New Orleans, Louisiana. He is best known as a trombone and trumpet player but also plays drums, organ, and tuba.

Preservation Hall Jazz Band

Preservation Hall Jazz Band is a New Orleans jazz band founded in New Orleans by tuba player Allan Jaffe in the early 1960s. The band derives its name from Preservation Hall in the French Quarter.

When
August 19, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
STATE BANK AMPHITHEATRE AT CHASTAIN PARK
4469 Stella Dr NW, Atlanta, GA

 

VAV

VAV is a South Korean boy group formed by A Team Entertainment in Seoul, South Korea. The group currently consists of seven members: St.Van, Baron, ACE, Ayno, Jacob, Lou and Ziu.

When
August 19, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Buckhead Theatre
Atlanta, GA

 

Wiz Khalifa

Cameron Jibril Thomaz, known professionally as Wiz Khalifa, is an American rapper, singer-songwriter and actor. He released his debut album, Show and Prove, in 2006, and signed to Warner Bros. Records in 2007.

Rae Sremmurd

Rae Sremmurd is an American hip hop duo originating from Tupelo, Mississippi formed by two brothers, Slim Jxmmi and Swae Lee. In 2013, they signed a record deal with Mike Will Made It’s EarDrummers imprint.

O.T. Genasis

Odis Oliver Flores, better known by the stage name O.T. Genasis, is an American hip hop recording artist.

When
August 21, Tuesday @ 06:00 PM 

Where
Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood
Atlanta, GA

 

Emery

Emery is an American post-hardcore band from Seattle, Washington currently signed to BadChristian Music.

When
August 22, Wednesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

Jeff Beck

Geoffrey Arnold Beck is an English rock guitarist. He is one of the three noted guitarists to have played with The Yardbirds. Beck also formed The Jeff Beck Group and with Tim Bogert and Carmine Appice, he formed Beck, Bogert & Appice.

Paul Rodgers

Paul Bernard Rodgers is an English singer, songwriter and musician, best known for his success in the 1960s and 1970s as vocalist of Free and Bad Company. He now lives in Canada as a naturalized Canadian citizen.

Ann Wilson

Ann Dustin Wilson is an American musician, best known as the lead singer and songwriter of the hard rock band Heart. Wilson was listed as one of the “Top Heavy Metal Vocalists of All Time” by Hit Parader magazine in 2006.

When
August 22, Wednesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
STATE BANK AMPHITHEATRE AT CHASTAIN PARK
4469 Stella Dr NW, Atlanta, GA

 

Barely Civil & Heart to Gold

When
August 23, Thursday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

Hudson Moore

When
August 23, Thursday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Smith’s Olde Bar
Atlanta, GA

 

Peter Searcy

Peter Searcy is a musician from Louisville, Kentucky. Spin Magazine, Scott Irwin, and Amanda Green have compared Searcy’s straightforward songwriting style and voice to those of Paul Westerberg.

When
August 23, Thursday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Smith’s Olde Bar
Atlanta, GA

 

Yung Bans

When
August 23, Thursday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

Can

Can was a German experimental rock band formed in Cologne, West Germany, in 1968 by the core quartet of Holger Czukay, Irmin Schmidt, Michael Karoli, and Jaki Liebezeit.

When
August 24, Friday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Smith’s Olde Bar
Atlanta, GA

 

NEEDTOBREATHE

Needtobreathe is an American Christian rock band from Seneca, South Carolina, United States. The band is composed of Bear Rinehart, Bo Rinehart, Seth Bolt and Josh Lovelace.

Johnnyswim

Johnnyswim is an American folk, soul, blues, pop music duo, consisting of singer-songwriters Amanda Sudano and Abner Ramirez. The duo formed in 2005 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States.

When
August 24, Friday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Verizon Amphitheatre
Alpharetta, GA

 

Tiny Stills

When
August 24, Friday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

Yngwie Malmsteen

Yngwie Johan Malmsteen is a Swedish guitarist and bandleader. Malmsteen first became known in the 1980s for his neoclassical metal playing style in heavy metal, and has released 20 studio albums in a career spanning almost 40 years.

When
August 24, Friday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

Fozzy

Fozzy is an American heavy metal band formed in Atlanta, Georgia, in 1999 by lead singer Chris Jericho and guitarist Rich Ward. The band is signed to Century Media Records and has released two studio albums through this label.

When
August 24, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Smith’s Olde Bar
Atlanta, GA

 

Paty Cantú

Patricia Giovanna Cantú Velasco, known professionally as Paty Cantú is a Mexican singer, songwriter and actress, who rose to fame as one of the founding members of the successful Mexican pop duo Lu.

When
August 24, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Center Stage Theater
Atlanta, GA

 

Alkaline Trio

Alkaline Trio is an American punk rock band from McHenry, Illinois. The band consists of guitarist and lead vocalist Matt Skiba, bassist and co-vocalist Dan Andriano, and drummer Derek Grant.

together PANGEA

together PANGEA is an American rock band from Santa Clarita, California that is based out of Los Angeles, California. The group has released four full-length albums and is currently signed to Harvest Records.

When
August 25, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

Halcyon Way

When
August 25, Saturday @ 07:00 PM

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

Hasan Minhaj

Hasan Minhaj is an American comedian and actor. He is currently a senior correspondent on The Daily Show, which he joined in 2014. Minhaj was the featured speaker at the 2017 White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

When
August 25, Saturday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Tabernacle presented by Cricket Wireless
Atlanta, GA

 

Jay-Z

Shawn Corey Carter known professionally as Jay-Z, is an American rapper, songwriter, record producer, and entrepreneur. He is one of the world’s best-selling music artists, and one of the most acclaimed rappers of all-time.

Beyoncé

Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman. Born and raised in Houston, Texas, Beyoncé performed in various singing and dancing competitions as a child.

When
August 25, Saturday @ 07:30 PM
August 26, Sunday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Mercedes-Benz Stadium
Atlanta, GA

 

Rick Springfield

Richard Lewis Springthorpe is an Australian singer, instrumentalist, songwriter, actor and author, known by his stage name Rick Springfield.

Loverboy

Loverboy is a Canadian rock band formed in 1979 in Calgary, Alberta. Loverboy’s hit singles, particularly “Turn Me Loose” and “Working for the Weekend”, have become arena rock staples and are still heard on many classic rock and classic hits radio stations across Canada.

Greg Kihn

Gregory Stanley “Greg” Kihn is an American rock musician, radio personality, and novelist.

Tommy Tutone

Tommy Tutone is a power pop band, best known for its 1981 hit “867-5309/Jenny”, which peaked at No. 4 on the Billboard Hot 100.

When
August 26, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
STATE BANK AMPHITHEATRE AT CHASTAIN PARK
4469 Stella Dr NW, Atlanta, GA

 

Sink the Ship

When
August 26, Sunday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

CKY

CKY is an American rock band from West Chester, Pennsylvania. Formed in 1998 by lead vocalist and guitarist Deron Miller, guitarist and backing vocalist Chad I Ginsburg, and drummer Jess Margera, the group currently features Ginsburg, Margera and bassist Matt Deis.

Slaves

Slaves are an English punk rock duo from Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, which formed in 2012. It consists of Laurie Vincent and Isaac Holman. Their music has been described as “British punk with harsh bluesy garage riffs”.

When
August 27, Monday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

Keepsake

Keepsake was an American emo/screamo band formed in 1997 by Paul Geller and Shane Halpern in Coral Springs, Florida.

When
August 28, Tuesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Smith’s Olde Bar
Atlanta, GA

 

Leon Bridges

Todd Michael Bridges known professionally as Leon Bridges, is an American gospel and soul singer, songwriter and record producer from Fort Worth, Texas.

Masego

Micah Davis, better known by his stage name Masego, is a Jamaican-American musician with South African roots. Masego is an international, contemporary genre bending entertainer who refers to his own music style as “TrapHouseJazz” or Emotion.

When
August 28, Tuesday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
STATE BANK AMPHITHEATRE AT CHASTAIN PARK
4469 Stella Dr NW, Atlanta, GA

 

Residente

René Juan Pérez Joglar, known professionally as Residente, is a Puerto Rican rapper, writer, filmmaker, producer and founder of the alternative rap group Calle 13.

When
August 28, Tuesday @ 08:30 PM 

Where
Buckhead Theatre
Atlanta, GA

 

Noah Guthrie

When
August 29, Wednesday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Smith’s Olde Bar
Atlanta, GA

 

Charlie Puth

Charles Otto Puth Jr. is an American singer, songwriter and record producer. His initial exposure came through the viral success of his song videos uploaded to YouTube.

When
August 29, Wednesday @ 07:30 PM 

Where
Verizon Amphitheatre
Alpharetta, GA

 

Lullwater, Polar Waves & Warsaw Clinic

When
August 30, Thursday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Smith’s Olde Bar
Atlanta, GA

 

Ashland Craft

When
August 30, Thursday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
Smith’s Olde Bar
Atlanta, GA

 

Incite

Incite is an American groove metal band from Phoenix, Arizona formed in 2004. The band currently consists of Richie Cavalera, Christopher EL and Lennon Lopez.

When
August 30, Thursday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

Orgy

Orgy is an American rock band formed in 1994, from Los Angeles, California. Orgy described their industrial rock music as “death pop”. The band is best known for their cover version of the New Order song “Blue Monday”.

Motograter

Motograter is an American heavy metal band formed in 1995. They are best known for their homemade instrument, the “Motograter”, designed with industrial cable and guitar pieces that creates a unique bass sound, and painting themselves in a tribal style body paint for live concerts.

When
August 30, Thursday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

T.S.O.L.

T.S.O.L. is an American punk rock band formed in 1978 in Long Beach, California.[1] Although most commonly associated with hardcore punk, T.S.O.L.’s music has varied on each release, including such styles as deathrock, art punk, horror punk and other varieties of punk music.

Reagan Youth

Reagan Youth is an American punk rock band formed by singer Dave Rubinstein and guitarist Paul Bakija in Queens, New York in early 1980. Part of the anarcho-punk movement, the band members were committed political anarchists.

Piñata Protest

Piñata Protest is an American punk rock band from San Antonio, Texas. The band is noted for their amalgamation of Tex-Mex and punk music with lyrics both in Spanish and English.

When
August 31, Friday @ 07:00 PM 

Where
The Masquerade
Atlanta, GA

 

Tito Auger

Alfonso “Tito” Auger Vega is a Puerto Rican musician best known for being the lead singer of the Rock en Español band Fiel a la Vega. Auger is also the band’s main songwriter, together with Ricky Laureano.

When
August 31, Friday @ 08:00 PM 

Where
Smith’s Olde Bar
Atlanta, GA

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