Friday, May 3, 2013
Chris Thomas King leads the lineup with a performance on May 4.
Roswell’s Riverside Sounds concert series kicks off this weekend, Saturday, May 4. The free monthly outdoor concerts are held at Roswell's Riverside Park, 575 Riverside Road. Guests are invited to bring blankets and coolers to the concerts, May through October, from 7 to 9 p.m. This year, a shuttle will transport attendees to the park from the Ace Sand lot on Riverside Drive. And, also new this year, the city will host food trucks at each concert, provided through Fork In The Road. "This is another very interesting and diverse line-up of artists this year," said Lee J. Howard, Roswell Cultural Arts Board chair and volunteer. "I didn’t think we could do better than last year, but I think we have with such a great variety of talented artists…
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Seventeen concerts are scheduled at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre so far.
Seventeen concerts are scheduled so far at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, with everything from Tony Bennett to Widespread Panic having set dates. The first concert scheduled so far is a two-date bill by Widespread Panic on April 26 & 27. Styx returns again this year with REO Speedwagon and Ted Nugent. On April 26 tickets go on sale for Keith Urban's July 27 visit to Alpharetta. Little Big Town and Dustin Lynch join him as opening acts. A day later, tickets for Steely Dan's Sept. 7 concert will go on sale. Steely Dan is one of four new concerts scheduled recently. Robert Plant Presents the Sensational Space Shifters also was added to the schedule on July 19. Are you a fan of The Black Crowes? Then make plans to be at the amphitheater on …
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The North Fulton concert venue has 12 concerts scheduled so far.
Twelve concerts are scheduled so far at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, with everyone from Tony Bennett to Widespread Panic having set dates. The first concert scheduled so far is a two-date bill by Widespread Panic on April 26 & 27. Styx returns again this year with REO Speedwagon and Ted Nugent. Only one Atlanta Symphony Orchestra concert is on the schedule so far. Expect to see three more added to the schedule. Concerts scheduled from April to October: Widespread Panic Concert Friday, April 26, 7:30 pm Saturday, April 27, 7:30 pm Styx, REO Speedwagon & Ted Nugent Sunday, May 5 at 6:40 pm The Avett Brothers and the Old Crow Medicine Show Friday, May 17, 7:30 pm Darius Rucker w/ Justin Moore & Jana Kramer Saturday, May 18, 7:30 pm Tony …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Six String Social Club will bring nearly a dozen famed guitarists to Roswell during its 2013 concert series.
An outstanding line up of guitarists is scheduled to visit Roswell for The Six String Social Club's 2013 concert season. This year's line up will appeal to a broad audience and includes GRAMMY® Award winners Ed Gerhard and Laurence Juber, jazz legends Frank Vignola and Howard Alden and folk duo Al Petteway and Amy White. Also performing will be the exciting 14-string guitar and cello duo of Acoustic Eidolon, fingerstyle guitarist Muriel Anderson and guitar legend Arlen Roth. See below for the full 2013 schedule: Since 2002, the Six String Social Club has presented concerts featuring the world's best guitarists. "While our concerts, of course, appeal to the guitar enthusiast, we strive to present artists that appeal to a much wider …
Friday, August 24, 2012
This week's Get Out events listing is filled with everything from big concerts to pet adoptions – with a few farmers' markets thrown in so you eat properly.
Friday, August 24, 2012
While this list is very long, there's bound to be some weekend events missing. Add those in the comments below. Or better yet, add them to the Patch Calendar of Events right now. Alpharetta & Milton Fall Dance and Theatre Classes Begin My Morning Jacket with Band of Horses in Alpharetta Live Music Every Friday at Twisted Taco Live Music at Menchie's Windward Jose Manuel Garcia at The Velvet Note Ralph Roddenbery Band at Matilda's Alpharetta Farmers Market 8th Annual Miss Mary’s Ice Cream Crankin’ West Coast Swing Sundays! Roswell Meet The Hornets Night Drum Circle at Chattahoochee Nature Center My Clayground Ladies Night Live Music at Coldbrews Free Date Night for Married Couples Night Hike Temple Kehillat Chaim Prospective Member Open …
Friday, July 6, 2012
Looking for some fun activities over the weekend for the family?
Roswell Hospitality Highway Century Ride James Casto performs with Jill Paquette and John Allison Ask the Gardener at Chattahoochee Nature Center Roswell Riverside Sounds Saturday Night Candlelight Concert Alpharetta & Milton Al Smith Trio featuring Robin Latimore Alpharetta Farmers Market Dive In Movie Series at Alpharetta City Pool Matilda's Music under the Pines Milton's Free Movie Series Presents 'The Three Stooges' Johns Creek Beginner Ballroom Dance Classes Johns Creek Farmers Market Pearl-Lian Wine Tasting Cumming Live Music at 'Cue Barbecue Brookwood Farmers' Market Farmer's Market at Cumming Fairgrounds Humane Society of Forsyth County Pet Adoptions Heather Faraday at Castleberry Ale House Backwater at Castleberry Ale House …
Thursday, March 29, 2012
The first concert, with "Little Tybee," takes place May 5.
Thursday, March 29, 2012
Roswell’s Riverside Sounds concert series will kick off on Saturday, May 5 with "Little Tybee," an orchestral pop band. These free monthly outdoor concerts are held at Roswell Riverside Park, 575 Riverside Road, May through October from 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Guests are invited to bring blankets and coolers. A shuttle service will be offered this year to transport attendees to the park from the Ace Sand lot on Riverside Drive. This year’s line-up includes: "This is the most interesting and diverse line-up of artists we have had so far for this concert series," Lee J. Howard, Roswell Cultural Arts Board Chair and volunteer said. "I’m very excited to bring this level of creativity and quality music to our community." Riverside Sounds concerts are …
Friday, March 23, 2012
It's a classic rock season at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre this season, with bands like the Eagles, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Styx and REO Speedwagon - plus a few new favorites.
Feeling nostalgic? A visit to Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre at Encore Park this upcoming season may be a chance to recapture your youth with several classic rock concerts, including some bands that have reunited. The 2012 concert season kicks off April 29 with Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers. And the ‘70s bands continue through the summer with Styx, Ted Nugent, the Eagles and Crosby, Stills & Nash. There is also a Beatles tribute band joining the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. Or, if you’re looking for more contemporary music, you can find Foster the People and Barenaked Ladies performing there for the first time. And for your deadhead fix, the jam band Furthur, founded by former Grateful Dead members Phil Lesh and Bob Weir, will take the …
Friday, August 12, 2011
The band's Glen "The Kid" Marhevka describes what an evening with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will be like.
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy brings the swing to North Fulton when the band performs with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, Aug. 13 at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre. Glen "The Kid" Marhevka, one of two trumpeters with the band took some time this week to talk about the band and its performances. "The basic style of it is swing music, but we don't do traditional big band music," Marhevka said. Big Bad Voodoo Daddy is a smaller band with five horns, a piano, a bass and drums that does mostly original music. "It's a very high energy band and it's just super fun," he said. Performing with a live orchestra is nothing new for then band. Marhevka estimates they've performed with 80 percent of the orchestras in North America, including several …
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre hosts second of three concerts this week.
Tuesday, August 9, 2011
Are you a Death Cab for Cutie fan? Will you be attending Thursday night's concert at Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre in Alpharetta? The band's Chris Walla has characterized its sixth studio album, Narrow Stairs, as "having teeth." Band promoters say the album doesn't try to recreaate the success of hit songs such as "Soul Meets Body" or 'I Will Follow You Into the Dark," but has instead crafted an ambitious and varied album that refuses to pander. The band formed in Bellingham, WA a decade ago. The members spent much of 2006 in a turbulent tour cycle surrounding its RIAA platinum, Grammy-nominatd album Plans. They took a break in the start of 2007. Frontman Ben Gibbard embarked on his first-ever solo tour; guitarist/multi-instrumentalist …