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Archive for May, 2010

Zac Brown Band Sells Out Verizon Amphitheatre

Grammy winning, Atlanta-based Zac Brown Band fired up the faithful Saturday night in Alpharetta at the sold out Verizon Ampitheatre at Encore Park. “The Breaking Southern Ground Tour” also featured perfomances by artists on Zac Brown’s record label, Southern Ground. They included Joey + Rory, Levi Lowrey, Sonia Leigh and Nic Cowan.

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AJC’s Robb Cohen was there with his camera. Check out the 14-photo online gallery: Zac Brown at Verizon Amphitheatre . If you were at the show, tell us about what you saw. How did it compare to other Zac Brown concerts?”

(Photo Credit: Robb Cohen/ www.robbsphotos.com)  For other concert photography linked to Access Atlanta, please visit for Atlanta Concert Photography Galleries. byAtlanta Photographer Robb Cohen www.RobbsPhotos.com

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Live music picks, May 7-13

Perpetual Groove

Perpetual Groove

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Perpetual Groove

The hypnotic sound of this Savannah-born band stretches across the jam-rock spectrum, taking in jazz, reggae, rock, country, blues and just about anything else that gets in its path. Luckily, these guys have enough ideas to sustain their sprawling auditory travels, and their dynamic instrumental workouts.
8:30 p.m. May 7. $22.50-$25; $20-$22.50 advance. Variety Playhouse, 1099 Euclid Ave., Atlanta. 404-524-7354.

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Van Morrison

There are still very few albums that match the audacious chamber-soul of Morrison’s 1968 masterpiece “Astral Weeks.” It’s autumnal beauty is draped in strings and sweetened by the gooey caramel of Morrison’s voice. Its appeal seems to transcend generational boundaries, as does Morrison’s even more popular work of subsequent years, including “Moondance,” “Jackie Wilson Said (I’m in Heaven When You Smile)” and “Into the Mystic.”
8 p.m. May 7. $69-$125. Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre, …

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Hot Tickets, May 4

Elly Jackson of La Roux

Elly Jackson of La Roux

ON SALE MAY 7
Victor Wooten. 8:30 p.m. July 9. Variety Playhouse.$25; $22.50 advance. TM.
Here Come the Mummies. 8:30 p.m. July 16. Variety Playhouse. $18; $15 advance. TM.
La Roux. 8:30 p.m. July 31. Variety Playhouse. $18; $15 advance. TM.
Big Mike Geier’s “Elvis Royale” featuring Kingsized Orchestra and Dames Aflame. 8:30 p.m. Aug. 13-14. Variety Playhouse. $29.50; $27.50 advance. TM.

Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters marks the 30th anniversary of "The Wall" with a new live tour.

Pink Floyd co-founder Roger Waters marks the 30th anniversary of "The Wall" with a new live tour.

ON SALE MAY 10
Roger Waters. The former Pink Floyd member commemorates the 30th anniversary of “The Wall” with a production of his masterpiece. 8 p.m. Nov. 18. Philips Arena. $59-$203. LN.

UPCOMING SHOWS
Bullet for My Valentine with Chiodos, The Airborne Toxic Event and Arcanium. 6:30 p.m. May 4. The Tabernacle. $24. LN.
James McMurtry with Johnny Burke. 8:30 p.m. May 4-5. Five Spot. $18; $16 advance. TM.
Bleeding Through. 6:30 p.m. May 5. Masquerade. $15 …

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Martina McBride Brings “Shine All Night Tour” to Gwinnett Arena Saturday

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Country Music icon Martina McBride played a high-energy ninety minute set Saturday night at the Arena at Gwinnett Center. Also on the bill for the Shine All Night Tour were Blake Shelton, Luke Bryan and Bill Gentry.

Robb Cohen was there with his camera. Click here for a full online gallery. Tell us about what you saw. How did it compare to other Martina or Blake concerts?”

(Photo Credit: Robb Cohen/ www.robbsphotos.com)  For other concert photography linked to Access Atlanta, please visit for Atlanta Concert Photography Galleries. byAtlanta Photographer Robb Cohen www.RobbsPhotos.com

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Sevendust Rock Out At Packed Tabernacle

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Atlanta natives Sevendust treated their fans to an explosive metal show Friday night at the Tabernacle as they unveiled their new CD entitled “Cold Day Memory.” Original guitarist Clint Lowery rejoined his bandmates. Also on the bill were Nonpoint (3 photos included in this blog post), Day of Fire and Hail the Villain.

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If you were at the show, tell us about what you saw. How did it compare to other Sevendust concerts? (Photo Credit: Lisa Keel/ www.robbsphotos.com)  For other concert photography linked to Access Atlanta, please visit for Atlanta Concert Photography Galleries. byAtlanta Photographer Robb Cohen www.RobbsPhotos.com

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