Oscar and Grammy winner Jennifer Hudson’s (above) first official stop in Atlanta now has a second date added to it — April 14 at the Fox Theatre — and tickets went up at 10 a.m. this morning. (A very limited number of tickets for her April 16 show with fellow R&B singer Robin Thicke are still available).
Plus the first line-up for the 2009 Delta Classic Chastain summer concert series has been announced, and subscription packages for that are available, starting this morning, as well.
Here’s who’s booked:
The Wednesday Series
June 24: Buddy Guy and Jonny Lang
July 1: Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs
July 8: Gladys Knight and Smokey Robinson
July 15: Regeneration Tour featuring Berlin, ABC, Heaven 17, Wang Chung and Cutting Crew
June 5: Pink Martini
June 26: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs the Music of Led Zeppelin
July 10: Kansas with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
July 17: Joe Cocker
July 31: Tom Jones
August 14: The Temptations with Ashford & Simpson
September 25: Loggins and Messina
June 6: John Prine with Levon Helm
June 27: Anita Baker
July 11: Diana Krall
August 29: En Vogue, Tony! Toni! Tone! and Silk
And Stand Alone Shows
July 18: Corey Smith
Subscription packages for the Delta Classic Chastain concert series include Wednesday Series, Friday Series, Saturday Series and Take 5 (choose 5 concerts in the Terrace or Lawn). Single tickets are scheduled to go on sale Monday, May 11, 2009. Subscription packages are available through the ASO Season Ticket Office (2200 Encore Parkway in Alpharetta) at (404) 733-5012 and deltaclassicchastain.com.
Planning to pick up any of these tickets/packages today? Did you see Hudson at her intimate V-103 Soul Session at Sugar Hill just before her self-titled CD was released? If you’ve heard it, what do you think of Thicke’s follow-up to his breakthrough album “The Evolution of Robin Thicke”?