Posted on Jul 31, 2012
Children's entertainment group The Wiggles made a stop at the historic Fox Theater in downtown Atlanta, where they played two sold-out shows packed with families who are fans of the Australian television performers. The Wiggles have been together for 21 years, and this year three of the original members are retiring from the group. This tour marks the last of the original members. Many families, including the parents, dressed up as characters from the show. Some have been following the show around the country, much the...
Posted on Jul 28, 2012
Former Fleetwood Mac guitarist Lindsey Buckingham cam to Atlanta and performed in an intimate setting at the Center Stage for a sold out audience. With just a guitar, Buckingham performed his solo hits as well as some of his Fleetwood Mac fan-favorites including "Never Going Back Again" and "Go Your Own Way, as well as material from his most recent album "Seeds We Sow." His trademark fingerpicking style and recognizable songs had the audience giving him standing ovations after almost every tune. Music News Nashville was ...
Posted on Jul 28, 2012
Country star Lorrie Morgan, along with her son Jesse Keith Whitley, made a stop on their tour at the Mablehouse Amphitheater in Mableton, GA., where they performed for enthusiastic fans. Whitley, the son of Morgan and the late Keith Whitley, opened the show and sang songs from his debut release, Kentucky Thunder. Morgan took the stage and opened with songs from her latest release, I Walk Alone, and then too the audience down memory lane as she sang all her hits. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Jul 24, 2012
Legendary classic rockers The Doobie Brothers, on tour with co-headliners Chicago, made a stop at the Chastain Park Amphitheater in Atlanta, GA. The sold-out crowd enjoyed Doobies favorites including China Grove, Jesus Is Just Alright With Me, Black Water and many more. Prior to the show, Tom Johnston, Pat Simmons and John McFee signed two guitars that are being donated to charities. With over 40 years in the business, the Doobie Brothers are still rockin' strong and keep the audience on their feet, singing and dancing along...
Posted on Jul 22, 2012
Athens, GA-based rock band The B-52's, along with opening act Already Taken, brought their tour to The Fox Theater in downtown Atlanta and performed for a sold-out hometown crowd. Performing fan favorites "Love Shack", "Roam" and "Rock Lobster", along with other material from albums throughout their career, Cindy Wilson, Kate Pierson, Fred Schneider and Keith Strickland bring a high-energy, "alt pin-up" style to the stage, creating an atmosphere that regularly keeps the audience on their feet and dancing throughout...
Posted on Jul 19, 2012
Ohio-based alt-pop indie band Pomegranates, along with L.A. rockers Kitten, made a stop on their current tour at The Masquerade in downtown Atlanta, GA. Kitten opened the show. Seventeen-year-old lead singer Chloe Chaidez has garnered rave reviews for her high-energy stage presence and vocal intensity. Headlining the show was Pomegranates, performing a blend of pop rock and alternative songs for an enthusiastic audience. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Jul 17, 2012
If December 2012 brings the end to civilization as we know it, then The Barenaked Ladies, Blues Traveler, Big Head Todd & The Monsters and Cracker all made their stand with The Last Summer On Earth tour. Stopping at the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Alpharetta, GA., the four bands performed for an enthusiastic crowd of fans who came to party like there was no tomorrow. Music News Nashville as on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Jul 15, 2012
Two music legends, Glen Campbell and Kenny Rogers, took the stage at the Chastain Park Amphitheater in downtown Atlanta, GA., where they performed for a crowd of enthusiastic fans. Campbell opened the show and treated the crowd to his hits such as "By The Time I Get To Phoenix," "Galveston," "Rhinestone Cowboy" and the rest of his musical legacy. Up next, Kenny Rogers sale "Lady," "Ruby (Don't Take Your Love To Town), " "Through The Years" and many more of his 50+ years of songs. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Jul 14, 2012
Summerland 2012 came to the Chastain Park Amphitheater in Atlanta, GA., where the five bands on the tour performed for the near-capacity crowd braving the rain to sing and dance along with the music. Opening the show were alt-rock bands Marcy Playground and The Lit, who warmed the crowd up with their high energy shows. Supporting act Gin Blossoms took the stage next and kept the energy levels flowing with their hits. Co-headliners Sugar Ray took the stage and upped the ante as they kept the crowd on their feet throughout. Closing...
Posted on Jul 8, 2012
Hit rock band Collective Soul came home to Atlanta for the final stop on their summer tour. They performed their entire album "Dosage," as well as their top hits including "Shine," for the sold-out hometown crowd at The Tabernacle. Brothers Ed and Dean Roland, along with Josh Kosche and Will Turpin, rocked the house and kept the audience singing and dancing along with their songs. Both before and after the show, the band met with friends, family and fans. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Jul 7, 2012
Former Beatles drummer Ringo Starr brought his All-Star band to the Fox Theater in downtown Atlanta, GA, where he performed for a packed house of fans. Joining Ringo on stage were Steve Lukather (Toto), Gregg Rolie (Santana & Journey), Richard Page (Mister Mister), Todd Rundgren, Mark Rivera (Billy Joel), and Gregg Bissonette. Each performer took center stage in rotation to sing the songs that the audience came to hear. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Jul 5, 2012
Michael Magno, front man for Atlanta-based rockers The Villains, performed a solo set on the Marietta, GA., historic square during the Fourth of July celebration. Singing originals, along with a few cover song, Magno treated the crowd to an hour of great music while they sat and dined on picnic food and local vendor treats. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the concert in photos.
Posted on Jul 3, 2012
Canadian hit artist, singer and songwriter Sarah McLachlan made a stop at Chastain Park Amphitheater in Atlanta, GA, where she performed for a crowd that braved the intermittent rains falling throughout the evening. She is on an Orchestra tour, performing at Chastain with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. She sang her mega hits "Angel" and "I Will Remember You," as well as many other songs in a voice that is as strong and clear as ever. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Jun 30, 2012
Country due Steel Magnolia (Josh Scott Jones and Meghan Linsey), along with Atlanta-based Reluctant Saints, made a stop on their tour at the Mablehouse Amphitheater in Mableton, GA, where they performed their hits for fans and friends, including former GA Governor Roy Barnes. Opening the show, the Reluctant Saints showed the crowd that they are definitely an up-and-coming band with their sight on finding a spot on the national touring scene. Steel Magnolia took the stage and wowed the audience with their harmonies...
Posted on Jun 28, 2012
Up and coming indie rockers Ponderosa held an industry showcase at the W Hotel in downtown Atlanta, GA. They mingled with guests before performing a set of songs from their sophomore album, Pool Party. After the performance, lead singer Kalen Nash did a cannonball into the hotel's pool. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the event in photos.
Posted on Jun 23, 2012
Country star and former American Idol artist Bucky Covington performed at Wild Bills, the country's larges dance and music hall, in Duluth, GA. Covington, who has gained a huge fanbase, played to a full house and performed his hits, along with some new material. At one point, Bucky's friend, Charles Kelly of Lady Antebellum, surprised the singer and joined him on stage. Before the show, Bucky met fans and friends and Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Jun 23, 2012
Country superstars Lady Antebellum made a stop on their tour at the Gwinnett Center Arena in Duluth, GA., where they performed for a packed house of fans. Joining them on the tour was former Hootie & The Blowfish frontman Darius Rucker and husband/wife hot new duo Thompson Square. Fans were treated to a night of country music from some of today's hottest artists, and Music News Nashville...
Posted on Jun 22, 2012
You may not expect one of the most compelling new voices in hip hop to wield dual psychology and sociology degrees from Stanford University or find inspiration in the buttoned-up world of indie rock, but for K.Flay, defying expectations is simply part of the game. The singer/songwriter made a stop on her tour in Atlanta and performed for a wildly enthusiastic crowd of fans. Photographer Chris Eason was on hand to capture the concert in photos for Music News Nashville.