[Update: The opening of City Winery has been moved to June due to construction delays. The June 4 10,000 Maniacs show is now the first scheduled performance. Management says they are working to reschedule the other shows at a later date. Current ticketholders will receive two complimentary seats to a non-sold out City Winery show of their choosing.]
City Winery Atlanta is rolling out the red carpet for the initial lineup of shows in its 300-capacity live music room.
While the venue will present Lizz Wright at the Buckhead Theatre on Feb. 28, its own concert series launches May 7 with the illustrious Mavis Staples.
Others on the initial rundown include Steve Earle, 10,000 Maniacs, Robby Krieger of The Doors, Amel Glorieux, Todd Snider and Leon Russell.
Tickets for the shows will go on sale March 3. Those with VinoFile memberships can purchase tickets Feb. 25 (memberships can be purchased now at www.citywinery.com/atlanta.
All City Winery concerts are all ages and start at 8 p.m., unless noted.
Here is the roster so far:
Feb. 28 – City Winery Presents Lizz Wright at The Buckhead Theatre – On Sale Now!
April 17 – Downtown Seder
May 2 – Grand Opening
May 7 – Mavis Staples
May 8 – Amel Larrieux
May 10 – Jay Farrar plays songs of Son Volt’s “Trace”
May 12 – Victor Wooten (Featuring Dennis Chambers, Bob Franceschini & Anthony Wellington)
May 13 – Steve Earle
May 14 – Donna the Buffalo
May 18 – Emerson Hart and David Ryan Harris
May 20 – Paul Thorn Band Acoustic and Electric
May 21 – Dave Barnes
May 26 – The Black Lillies
May 27 – Delta Rae with Liz Longley
May 28 – Will Hoge
June 4 – 10,000 Maniacs
June 10 – Robby Krieger of The Doors
June 11 & July 9 Wasabassco Burlesque
June 15 – Bird Dogs, Everly Brothers Experience
June 16-17 – Todd Snider
June 24 – Andy McKee
June 25 – Tinsley Ellis
June 28 – David Broza
July 7-8 – Leon Russell
July 14 – asleep at the wheel
Coming later in 2016 – Sarah Watkins, Jackopierce, Phil Vassar