Monday, May 20, 2013
Veteran country rocker plays to a capacity crowd.
Saturday night's show at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park was awesome. The beautiful and talented Janna Kramer started the night and was followed by country heartthrob Justin Moore. Darius Rucker finished the evening to an enthusiastic crowd. Next on tap Tony Bennett with very special guest Jackie Evancho, Friday, May 31.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
The South was loud and proud last night at Encore Park.
The Avett Brothers & Old Crow Medicine Show brought their uniquely Southern sounds to a packed house at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Alpharetta on Friday, May 17. Tonight, May 18, Darius Rucker will take the stage in Alpharetta. Darius Rucker w/ Justin Moore & Jana Kramer Saturday, May 18, 7:30 pm
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
Midwest Rock-N-Roll Express storms the stages at Encore Park.
A rainy night did not keep fans of the veteran rockers at home Sunday night. Thousands turned out to see Nugent, REO Speedwagon and Styx crank out their classic hits at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre.
Sunday, February 10, 2013
"Roswell Presents Friday Nights Live!" welcomes Freddy Cole to the Roswell Cultural Arts Center on Friday, Feb. 15.
Looking for a special way to spend the evening with your Valentine? The Roswell Cultural Arts Center has just the place for you to enjoy an evening of sweet harmony and smooth jazz beats offered up by Freddy Cole and his quartet on Friday, Feb. 15. Cole, most notably recognized as legend Nat “King” Cole’s little brother, started playing piano at five or six years old. As a teenager, he began playing and singing in Chicago clubs and was ready to hit the road at eighteen. His mother intervened and he continued his musical education at the Roosevelt Institute in Chicago, then moved to New York in 1951, where he studied at the Juilliard School of Music. He got a Master's degree at the New England Conservatory of Music and then spent …
Saturday, February 9, 2013
The entertainer, fresh from an exciting Super Bowl halftime performance, will perform just 20 miles away from Cumming in July. Tickets go on sale Feb. 16.
Beyoncé fans you're in for an encore. The popular entertainer, who "killed it" -- in the words of social media chatter -- in Sunday's Super Bowl 2013 halftime show, plans to bring her new tour to nearby Duluth in July. According to an announcement on Beyoncé website, the "The Mrs. Carter Show" world tour will be at the Gwinnett Arena (about 23 miles from Roswell) on July 12. Doors will open at 7 p.m. It will be the only Atlanta metro area appearance with tickets for the show going on sale Saturday, Feb. 16. Beyoncé will play 22 shows in North America, beginning June 28 in Los Angeles. She will wrap things up at home in New York City at Brooklyn's Barclays Center on Aug. 3. It will be Beyoncé's first tour since 2009. Do you plan to see …
Friday, February 8, 2013
Pop singer to appear in concert at Gwinnett Arena in Duluth April 27. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 8.
Tickets for an April Barry Manilow concert at the Gwinnett Arena in nearby Duluth went on sale this morning, Friday, Feb. 8. Ranging from $9.99 to $129, tickets may be purchased at the Gwinnett Center Box Office, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, online at manilow.com or by phone at 1-800-745-3000. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27, at the arena. Manilow has produced, arranged, and released more than 40 albums over the course of his career. A Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee, he has written hundreds of songs and performed around the world for millions of fans. He won a Grammy, two Emmys, a Tony Award and received an Oscar nomination along the way. His worldwide record sales exceed 80 million. He is ranked as the…
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre's first 2013 "show" will be the Big Apple Circus, which will pitch its big top in the parking lot off Founders Parkway next month.
The circus is coming to town, and so are Widespread Panic and the Avett Brothers. Performances are scheduled at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in North Fulton. The Big Apple Circus, Widespread Panic and The Avett Brothers – with Old Crow Medicine Show – are scheduled in 2013. Big Apple Circus The Big Apple Circus won't be under the roof of the amphitheater, but that's good, because the circus is bringing its Big Top Tent to Parking Lot A for a true circus experience. The show will be Legendarium: A Journey Into Circus Past, and it marks the Big Apple Circus's first time back in Georgia for three seasons. Performances: Feb. 1-18 (Presidents Day) 1775 Founders Pkwy., Alpharetta Tickets: $20-$60 Parking: $10 cash only at the gate. Widespread …
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Math professionals are excited about the superstitious day said to spur tons of weddings, lottery play and mass meditations.
It's Dec. 12, 2012 also know as 12/12/12, or 12-12-12 depending on whether you prefer backslashes or dashes. It's the last time we will experience a sequential day, month, and year combination in our lifetimes. The next time will be 10/10/10 in 2110. Mathematics and Superstition The number 12-12 is one of the combinations that can bring good luck and fortune in China, according to the Bangkok Post. Dec. 12 stands for love so there will be a lot of weddings and scheduled births. A greater urgency to have children was felt on 11-11-11 (eternal love) and 10-10-10 (perfection). Fans of the number 12, also known as "dozenalists," say the real time to celebrate is 2016 because they are counting in base 12, also known as the duodecimal, …
Monday, December 10, 2012
Some of the biggest names in music will play at a benefit concert on Wednesday. All proceeds will go to Hurricane Sandy victims, via the Robin Hood Foundation.
Huge names in music are lending their talents to Hurricane Sandy relief efforts at the “12-12-12” concert on Wednesday, Dec. 12. Every penny sold from ticket sales will go directly to Sandy victims through the Robin Hood Relief Fund, which provides material, money and aid to local organizations that are serving families and individuals in the regions hardest hit by the storm, including over 200 Patch towns in New Jersey, Connecticut and Long Island. The all-star lineup includes Bon Jovi, Eric Clapton, Dave Grohl, Billy Joel, Alicia Keys, Chris Martin, Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band, Eddie Vedder, Roger Waters, Kanye West, The Who and Paul McCartney, with other artists to be announced. According to the 12-12-12 concert’s website, “…
Monday, November 26, 2012
The “Unleashing the Inner Child” will take place Sunday, Nov. 9 at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center.
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Monday, November 26, 2012
The Atlanta Wind Symphony, a 65-member volunteer symphonic band, will feature a free holiday concert titled “Unleashing the Inner Child” on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 3 p.m. at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. The concert will feature fun and festive music for families to get into the holiday spirit. Children and all those young at heart will enjoy entertaining music selections including Secret Agent Santa (Jeff Simmons) and Cartoon (Paul Hart), plus a special reading of the story 'Twas the Night Before Christmas and an appearance by one of Santa's elves. To help spread the joy of the season, the band also will be collecting new, unwrapped toys for the Toys for Tots program. Under the direction of new music director and conductor Dr. Cliff Tower…