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Shania Twain coming to Infinite Energy June 4, 2018

8:02 am Aug. 18, 2017

This was posted on Friday, August 18, 2017 by RODNEY HO/rho@ajc.com on Melissa Ruggieri’s AJC Music Scene blog

Melissa is on vacation so I’m helping out here.

Back in 2015, country megastar Shania Twain intimated that she

SiriusXM adds two new music options to channel lineup

12:02 am Aug. 17, 2017

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

SiriusXM listeners have a couple of new channel choices.

Turbo (Channel 41) will showcase hard rock from the 1990s and early 2000s (think Linkin Park, Korn, Papa Roach, System of a Down

MC Hammer will perform during Atlanta Braves’ Hank Aaron Heritage Weekend

1:16 pm Aug. 15, 2017

BY MELISSA RUGGIERI/AJC Music Scene

Of the many activities accompanying the Atlanta Braves’ Hank Aaron Heritage Weekend, the musical component is reserved for MC Hammer.

Don’t laugh – there is actually a connection to the baseball great. A young Hammer worked as a bat/ball for the Oakland Athletics and entertained fans during game breaks with dances that earned him the nickname “Hammer” because of his resemblance to “Hammerin’” Hank