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Free show:The Band Perry at Atlantic Station Friday

Sibling trio the Band Perry at the Grammy Nominations Concert Nov. 30. Photo: Chris Pizzello / AP

Sibling trio the Band Perry at the Grammy Nominations Concert Nov. 30. Photo: Chris Pizzello / AP

Atlantic Station’s free weekly Winter Wonder Jam, which began Dec. 2 with a concert from Citizen Cope, concludes this week with the Band Perry.

Citizen Cope was followed by Sister Hazel and Gavin DeGraw, but this week’s final show might be the biggest yet.

The sibling trio  scored a No. 1 country hit in 2010 with “If I Die Young” (which was also a Top 20 pop hit and the Country Music Association’s single and song of the year). They followed that up with “You Lie,” which climbed to No. 2. The band’s latest single, “ All Your Life,” just moved into the Top 10 and shows no sign of slowing down.

How often do you get to see a free show from a band that just scored the most wins at the Country Music Association awards ceremony? Everybody wins with this one. The show starts at 7 p.m. in Atlantic Station’s Central Park.

28 comments Add your comment


December 20th, 2011
4:27 pm

Still not enough incentive for me to step foot in Atlantic Station. Place is a nightmare parkingwise.


December 20th, 2011
4:37 pm

Sweet action! I will be in Midtown anyway.

This will be a much more joyous occasion than when UGag beat us 31-17. I LOVE the Band Perry and bring my boyfriend, I’m sure the crowd could use 2 more guys to dance & sing!!!!

Morondu Delongu

December 20th, 2011
5:08 pm

They are from Greeneville, TN not Alabama genius.


December 20th, 2011
5:12 pm

They grew up singing in Alabama.

Suburban Guy

December 20th, 2011
5:27 pm

Cool…I’ll pack some ammo and a few weapons..Love The Band Perry…..but not enough to risk my life. Maybe if it was a lunch time concert…NEVER at night down there.

markie mark

December 20th, 2011
5:34 pm

hey insect….glad you remember who your daddy is…..we will do it again next year, too….

Shane Harrison

December 20th, 2011
5:56 pm

As SB mentions, they did grow up around Mobile, Alabama, and got their start in music there, but they now live in Tennessee, so I removed the reference to them as an Alabama trio.


December 20th, 2011
6:27 pm

Clearly you have not been to Atlantic Station recently- “Suburban Guy” and are showing your ignorance. It’s a great place to go at night- I live in suburbia too and was down there last weekend for the Gavin DeGraw show which was a lot of fun. Sometimes you need to venture out of your bubble.


December 20th, 2011
7:12 pm

Somebody get the 2 dudes some Great Clips gift cards….please.

Ima Fan

December 20th, 2011
7:37 pm

Of the Band Perry Brothers: One I want to, um, “know.” The other I’d like to take shopping. Guess which is which?! And we’re already at Atlantic Station so we know the shopping will be awesome! :)

Ima Fan

December 20th, 2011
9:39 pm

By the way, I am a guy.

NOT Country

December 20th, 2011
9:42 pm

You couldn’t pay me to go see them. What happened to real country music? All this new age Carrie Underwood, Rascal Fags, and Gaylor Swift stuff SUCKS!!!!!!! I would definitely rather die young than listen to this crap ever again.

Ghetto Fabulous

December 20th, 2011
10:30 pm

Somehow their music and the Atlantic Plantation do not mix!


December 20th, 2011
10:43 pm

Hey, “not country,” the warbling days of Porter Waggoner are over, thank goodness. The entire genre has never been this popular, and it’s Swift, Underwood, Flatts, Paisley, and Keith that are doing it.

As for the Band Perry, they’re the real deal; if you don’t like their music, you don’t like music.


December 20th, 2011
11:06 pm

damn, I missed Citizen Cope…great talent!

you morons

December 20th, 2011
11:44 pm

Hey NOT Country, while I agree Underwood, Flatts, Swift, etc., aren’t traditional country acts, who cares. Like Merle sang, “If you don’t love it, leave it.” Except in this case, if you don’t love it, don’t listen to it.

I like The Band Perry and wish I was able to see the concert, but can’t. Oh well, maybe next time.


December 21st, 2011
12:00 am

They are from Greeneville, TN not Alabama genius.

I am impressed that you spelled Greeneville correctly. Most folks leave out the E in the middle which annoys me as I live in Greeneville myself.


December 21st, 2011
4:43 am

HEY!!!!!! Easy on Porter Wagoner, I just know my Rhinestone jackets and brylcreme hair tonic are coming back in style.


December 21st, 2011
6:55 am

Funny- in their BIO on their Official Website they do not mention Greeneville,TN; however, Mobile is mentioned multiple times as their starting point and stomping grounds. Wiki is not always the only place for information. I couldn’t care less either way– just thought it was funny that a person would get so offended about the Alabama reference when clearly they did come from Mobile and started there prior to moving. It’s like saying Jason Aldean is not from Georgia because he now lives in Nashville.

Animal COntrol

December 21st, 2011
8:03 am

I do agree the two guys in the Band Perry look like they are about to audition for Teen Wolf. That hair style die in the 70’s and should have never been brought back.


December 21st, 2011
2:06 pm

The girl is hot. she has the look………The more you see her, the hotter she gets. Just me.


December 21st, 2011
3:07 pm

JB, right on!!! I agree, she is gorgeous.

I have fantasized many times!!!!


December 21st, 2011
3:41 pm

“The show starts at 7 p.m. in Atlantic Station’s Central Park.”

Um, what day Shane?


December 21st, 2011
3:49 pm

Ahh, sorry Shane, you do have the day (Friday) in the headline.

But, it is worth repeating in the article.

Ron Burgundy

December 21st, 2011
4:24 pm

Are those dudes wearing wigs?


December 21st, 2011
5:46 pm

I love them. I got hooked on If I die young. A free concert is this economy is always great. Atlantic station didnt forget the reason for the season.Sharing love, warm wishes, family and friends. I will definetly be there.


December 21st, 2011
7:06 pm

Who cares where they are from! Free concert, Holla!

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December 27th, 2011
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