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Elton John tribute albums ‘Revamp’ and ‘Restoration’ burst with ingenuity and affection

12:51 pm Apr. 6, 2018

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

In 1991, a collection of artists ranging from Kate Bush to Bruce Hornsby to Jon Bon Jovi paid tribute to some of the supreme songs in modern pop music with the uneven “Two Rooms: Celebrating the Songs of Elton John & Bernie Taupin.”

John and his songwriter consigliere Taupin recently commemorated their golden anniversary, which, coupled with John’s impending retirement from touring, marks the

The Fred announces summer series lineup featuring 38 Special, Commodores and more

12:53 pm Mar. 7, 2018

This summer, the Fred in Peachtree City welcomes some of the most legendary acts in R&B, Rock and Pop.

The 2018 Fred Summer Concert series ticket package includes shows featuring The Commodores, Creedence Clearwater Revisited, 38 Special, Sister Hazel, Eddie Money and more.

Series package renewals and sales begin March 10 at noon with prices starting at $200 for lawn seats and up to $3,030 for Gold and Belgard Terrace tables

Childish Gambino North American tour kicks off Sept. 6 in Atlanta

10:06 am Mar. 5, 2018

Childish Gambino a.k.a award-winning, multi-hyphenate artist Donald Glover has announced dates for his upcoming North American tour.

On Sept. 6, the month-long tour kicks off in Atlanta before heading to 13 cities across the continent ending Sept. 30 in Vancouver. Gambino, of Stone Mountain, appears in Atlanta with special guest Rae Sremmurd at Infinite Energy Arena. Tickets for the general public go on sale at 12 p.m. this Friday, March 9 

Final Vans Warped Tour lineup announced for Atlanta

7:18 pm Mar. 1, 2018

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

The final run of the Vans Warped Tour will pull into Atlanta at 11 a.m. July 31 with a show at Cellairis Amphitheatre at Lakewood.

The longest-running touring music festival in North

Check out our new entertainment podcast – accessAtlanta

5:53 pm Feb. 28, 2018

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

Starting Thursday, you’ll not only be able to read about what’s going on in Atlanta, but listen as well.

The AJC’s accessAtlanta podcast will be available on iTunes every week, with information