Spotted first on the Atlanta Music Scene Blog: this year’s Chastain concert Series A lineup includes hitmakers of decades past, and more announcements are on the way. The Series B lineup should be released soon, and the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra will announcement will come later, too.
The Series A show that perplexes me: KC & the Sunshine Band performing with MC Hammer. Huh-who? How did those become a pair, I wonder?
Here’s the list:
April 24: Hall & Oates with special guest Todd Rundgren
May 1: Gipsy Kings
May 8: ZZ Top with special guest Jonathan Tyler & Northern Lights
June 3: Backstreet Boys with special guest TBA
June 6: Jethro Tull with special guest Ian Hunter
June 7: Styx, Foreigner & Kansas
June 11: Jeff Beck with special guest Imelda May
June 13: KC & The Sunshine Band & MC Hammer
June 19: Harry Connick Jr. & Orchestra
June 28: An Evening with Sting, featuring the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra (Non Table Set-Up/No Coolers or Carry-Ins)
July 1: REO Speedwagon & Pat Benatar
July 12: Chicago and The Doobie Brothers
Want to go? Chastain Series and Mini-Series tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. March 7. Prices vary from about $50-$110. Chastain Park Amphitheatre, 4469 Stella Dr. N.W., Atlanta. 404-233-2227, www.chastainseries.com.
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