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Cirque du Soleil’s ‘Corteo’ returns to Atlanta this year

12:44 pm May. 22, 2018

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

The Cirque du Soleil arena production, “Corteo,” will visit Infinite Energy Arena this summer for a run of seven performances.

The production premiered in Montreal in April 2005 and has since played 64 cities in 19 countries. The Aug. 29-Sept. 2 performances mark a return of “Corteo” to Atlanta (it first played the Grand Chapiteau in Atlantic Station in 2006). Tickets, priced at $43-$139, will go on sale at

Yes, ‘Hamilton’ tickets are still available for the Fox Theatre shows – this is why

6:30 pm May. 15, 2018

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

Some inquisitive “Hamilton” fans have noticed pockets of tickets available on the Fox Theatre website for most of the dates for the show’s May 22-June 10 run.

How is that possible, they want to know, when tickets were supposedly “sold out” after the April 8 on sale?

Well, the term “sold out” was never used by the Fox or Broadway in Atlanta, which is bringing

Free ticket giveaway: Yanni at the Fox Theatre

4:28 pm Apr. 26, 2018

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

(Congrats to randomly selected winner Lisi S.!)

Back in the early ‘90s, Yanni was regarded as much for his lustrous locks as his intoxicating synthesizer work.

The Greek instrumentalist vaulted to mainstream fame