A mix of acts who had their heyday mostly in the 70s and 80s populate Chastain’s Series A lineup, which goes on sale Sunday at 10 a.m.
Classic rock fans will have a bulk of the choices, including Jethro Tull (June 6), Jeff Beck (June 11) the Doobie Brothers and Chicago (July 12), REO Speedwagon and Pat Benatar (July 1), Sting (June 28), Styx, Foreigner & Kansas (June 7) and ZZ Top (May 8).
Dance lovers can boogie to KC & the Sunshine Band and MC Hammer (June 13). Pop fans will enjoy the numerous hits of Hall & Oates (April 24). Women in their late 20s and 30s will get to sing “I Want It That Way” again with the Backstreet Boys. (June 3). Lovers of standards can take in Harry Connick Jr. (June 19) while flamenco afficionados will dance to the Gipsy Kings (May 1).
Tickets for the full series or any combination of three or more shows will be available online at www.chastainseries.com or charge by phone by calling Chastain Tickets at (404) 233-2227.
Series B usually comes out in a few weeks. And the ASO will soon announce its own lineup of acts, which usually skews older and often features the orchestra itself.
Here’s the complete lineup:
Hall & Oates with April 24
special guest Todd Rundgren
Gipsy Kings May 1
ZZ Top with special guest
Jonathan Tyler & Northern Lights May 8
Backstreet Boys with special guest TBA June 3
Jethro Tull with special guest Ian Hunter June 6
Styx, Foreigner & Kansas June 7
Jeff Beck with special guest Imelda May June 11
KC & The Sunshine Band & MC Hammer June 13
Harry Connick, JR. & Orchestra June 19
An Evening with Sting June 28
featuring the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
(Non Table Set-Up/No Coolers or Carry-Ins)
REO Speedwagon & Pat Benatar July 1
Chicago and The Doobie Brothers July 12