Posted on May 13, 2012
Country superstar Zac Brown and his band made a stop on their tour in his hometown of Atlanta, GA., where they performed their hits for a sold-out crowd at Aaron's Amphitheater. Opening the show were Zac's labelmates on his Southern Ground Records, brother/sister duo Dugas and Nic Cowan. Before the show, Zac held one of his famous "Eat-n-Greets" for VIP fans. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the concert in photos.
Posted on May 8, 2012
Country Rocker Jerrod Niemann brought his tour to the historic Georgia Theater in downtown Athens, GA., where he performed his hits for a sold-out crowd, including his newest single "Shinin' On Me". Along with being a hit songwriter (Garth Brooks' "Like Chris LeDoux" and more), Jerrod has established himself as an entertaining artist who's star is clearly on the rise. Music News Nashville's Jeremy Barton was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on May 8, 2012
Athens Human rights festival celebrates freedom to gather, vote and express ideas. People attend the annual Athens Human Rights Festival for many reasons: practicing the right to assemble, raising funds for charity and raising awareness about upcoming elections. This year’s two-day festival, featuring music, speakers and activities for families, will wrap up Sunday on College Avenue. This year marks the 34th observance of the festival. Music News Nashville's Jeremy Barton was on hand to capture the event ...
Posted on May 6, 2012
Pop rockers Hot Chelle Rae brought their tour, along with alt-rockers Electric Touch and Action Item, to the Center Stage in downtown Atlanta, GA., where they performed their hits for a sold-out crowd of enthusiastic fans. Made up of the sons of Nashville songwriting royalty, Hot Chelle Rae is making their own mark on the music World. Opening the show was Austin, TX-based Electric Touch who got the crowd hopping. Following them was Bergen County NJ's Action Item who kept things rocking. MNN...
Posted on May 4, 2012
Hit rockers Counting Crows, along with Boston-based Mean Creek, made a stop on their tour at The Tabernacle in downtown Atlanta, GA. Mean Creek opened the show and performed an eclectic selection of songs from their albums. When Counting Crows took the stage, the sold-out crowd roared with enthusiasm. The band performed their hits as well as material from their newest release, Underwater Sunshine. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Apr 29, 2012
Superstar rocker Tom Petty brought The Heartbreakers to the Verizon Wireless Amphitheater in Alpharetta, GA, where they performed all their hits for a sold-out crowd of enthusiastic fans. Taking the stage, Petty launched right into his biggest hits including "I Won't Back Down," "Free Fallin'" and "Runnin' Down A Dream." The crowd was on their feet from the first note until the end of the last song and Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Apr 29, 2012
Country stars Randy Houser, Rick Monroe and Weston Burt came to Wild Bill's in Duluth, GA., as part of the Jagermeister Tour. There, they performed their hits for an enthusiastic crowd of fans. Houser debuted material from his forthcoming CD including the new single, "How Country Feels." Monroe performed his hit single, "Crazy Not To," while Burt treated the audience to a variety of tunes from his recent...
Posted on Apr 28, 2012
Christian supergroup Casting Crowns brought their Come To The Well tour to the First Baptist Church in Woodstock, GA., where over 7500 fans packed the sold-out house to catch the award-winning group and their support acts. Opening the show was singer/songwriter Lindsay McCaul, followed by the hip-hop/pop group Royal Tailor. Next up was hit singer/songwriter Matthew West. The songs were interspersed with messages of faith and inspiration as each act spoke to the crowd about their own relationship ...
Posted on Apr 26, 2012
Pop rockers The Fray, along with indie rocker Dia Frampton and her sister, Meg, with their band made a stop on the Scars and Stories Tour at the Tabernacle in downtown Atlanta, GA. There, they performed their hits, along with material from the new album Scars and Stories, for a sold-out crowd of fans who kept the house rocking as they danced to the songs and sang along. Fans came from as far away as Sout Carolina, Florida, Alabama and Tennessee to catch The Fray in concert, and Music News Nashville...
Posted on Apr 22, 2012
Megafaun is an American psych-folk band based in Durham, North Carolina. The are currently out on tour in support of Drive-By Truckers and made a stop at The Tabernacle in downtown Atlanta, GA., where they performed their eclectic music for a diverse crowd of fans. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the show in photos.
Posted on Apr 15, 2012
IBMA multi-award winners Dailey & Vincent brought Bluegrass to the city when they made a stop at the Ferst Center for the Arts on the Georgia Tech campus in downtown Atlanta, GA. Performing material from their latest release, "The Gospel Side of Dailey & Vincent" sponsored by Cracker Barrel, as well as hits from earlier albums including "Brothers From Different Mothers" and more, the hit duo kept the diverse audience swaying and clapping along with their songs. Music News Nashville was on hand...
Posted on Apr 14, 2012
Country hit makers Josh Turner and Craig Campbell made a stop on their tour at the Cobb Energy Center in Atlanta, GA, where they performed their songs for a packed house of enthusiastic fans. Campbell took to the stage first, opening the show and gaining a new legion of fans with his clear vocals. Josh Turner then came on stage and wowed the crowd with his deep bass voice and chart-topping songs. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.
Posted on Apr 14, 2012
Legendary country rocker Hank Williams Jr. brought his Rowdy Friends tout to the Gwinnett Arena in Duluth, GA., where he performed his hits and more for a wildly enthusiastic crowd of fans. Opening for Bocephus was Jamey Johnson, the outlaw country rocker / songwriter with a string of hits himself. Both artists kept the fans on their feet and dancing throughout the evening. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the concert in photos.
Posted on Apr 12, 2012
American Idol Anoop Desai opened for Gym Class Heroes at Legion Field on the Georgia State campus in Atlanta, GA. Desai made American Idol history by being the first ever 13th finalist on American Idol. Favored to win by celebrities including Ellen DeGeneres and Keith Urban, Desai achieved a sixth place finish, becoming the second Indian American to advance to the final stages of American Idol. Music News Nashville's Jeremy Barton was on hand to capture the show in photos.
Posted on Apr 11, 2012
It was the opening night for Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, the new gothic horror play penned by author Stephen King and songwriter John Mellencamp. King, who wrote the book for the play, and Mellencamp, who wrote the music and lyrics, were both in attendance for opening night. Also present were T Bone Burnett, musical director for the production, actress Meg Ryan who is dating Mellencamp, and basketball legend Charles Barkley. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the red...
Posted on Apr 10, 2012
Hit rockers The Red Hot Chili Peppers, along with pop artist/songwriter Santigold, made a stop on their tour at the Gwinnett Arena in Duluth, GA, where they performed their hits and more for a packed house of enthusiastic fans. Santigold opened the show with her unique brand of pop music tinged with rap and hip-hop flavors. Anthony Kiedis, Flea, Chad Smith and Josh Klinghoffer rocked the house and put on a fantastic show with high-tech lighting and continuous movement on stage. Music News...
Posted on Apr 6, 2012
Soulful singer/songwriter Martin Sexton, along with indie artist Stephen Kellogg, made a stop on his current tour at the Variety Playhouse in the Little Five Points district of Atlanta, GA. Opening the show, Stephen Kellogg performed his original songs with a unique style and strong vocals that definitely gained him a venue full of new fans in Atlanta. When Sexton took the stage, he performed songs from his latest CD, "Fall Like Rain," as well as material from earlier albums. Having hits that...
Posted on Apr 2, 2012
Alt Country Rocker Corey Smithy brought his band to The Forum in downtown Rome, GA., where he performed for a sold out crowd. Smith performed material from his newest CD, The Broken Record, as well as fan-favorites like "Twenty-One," "F*** The Po-Po" and "If I Could Do It Again." Corey has built a strong fan-base across the country and his performances are definite must-see's. Music News Nashville was on hand to capture the evening in photos.