Special Photo
 The ‘American Idol’ LIVE! 2010 tour will hit the Arena at Gwinnett Center on Sunday. 

Special Photo The ‘American Idol’ LIVE! 2010 tour will hit the Arena at Gwinnett Center on Sunday. 

40 Watt Club

285 W. Washington St., Athens

706-549-7871

www.40watt.com

• Aug. 12: Athens Popfest

• Aug. 20: Patton Oswalt

AARON’S Amphitheater

AT Lakewood

2002 Lakewood Way, Atlanta

404-443-5090

www.livenation.com/venue/

lakewood-amphitheater-tickets/

• Sunday: Rockstar Mayhem Festival featuring KORN, Rob Zombie and more

• Aug. 7: Flashback Festival

• Aug. 20: Jack Johnson

• Aug. 22: Brooks and Dunn with guest Miranda Lambert

• Aug. 29: Creed with Skillet and Theft

• Aug. 31: Kiss

Arena at

Gwinnett Center

6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth

770-813-7500

www.gwinnettcenter.com

• Sunday: “American Idol” LIVE!

• Aug. 9: Justin Bieber

• Aug. 13: Sean Hannity Freedom Concert

• Aug. 14: The Wiggles (two shows)

• Sept. 1: Paramore

• Sept. 27: So You Think You Can Dance

PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AT GWINNETT CENTER

6400 Sugarloaf Parkway, Duluth

770-813-7500

www.gwinnettcenter.com

• Nov. 26-28: Northeast Atlanta Ballet’s “The Nutcracker”

• Dec. 4-5, 10-12, 17-19: Gwinnett Ballet Theatre’s “The Nutcracker”

• March 18-20: Northeast Atlanta Ballet’s “Cinderella”

• May 20-22: Northeast Atlanta Ballet’s “The Little Mermaid”

Atlanta Civic Center

395 Piedmont Ave. N.E., Atlanta

404-523-6275

www.atlantaciviccenter.com

• Friday: Beres Hammond and Friends

• Aug. 7: Inspiration Live in Concert — Shankar, Ehsan, Loy, Shafqat Amanat Ali, Mahalaxmi Iyer and Richa Sharma

Center Stage

1374 W. Peachtree St.

404-885-1365

www.centerstage-atlanta.com

• Today: Carl Thomas, Silk and Shai

• Saturday: B.o.B.

• Aug. 28: Who’s Bad

• Aug. 30: Dir en Grey and Apocalyptica

Chastain Park

Amphitheater

4469 Stella Drive N.W.,

Atlanta

404-233-2227

www.livenation.com

• Monday: Barenaked Ladies

• Thursday: Sarah McLachlan

• Aug. 12: Goo Goo Dolls

• Aug. 15: Jackson Browne

Classic Chastain

• Today: Boyz II Men and En Vogue

• Saturday: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s The Music of Queen, a Rock Symphonic Spectacular

• Aug. 6: Cyndi Lauper with Sharon Jones and The Dap-Kings and David Rhodes

• Aug. 13: .38 Special with Drivin’ N Cryin’ and Sonia Leigh

• Aug. 14: Erykah Badu with Bilal

Cobb Energy

Performing Arts Centre

2800 Cobb Galleria Parkway, Atlanta

www.cobbenergycentre.com

770-916-2800

• Aug. 21: Shen Yun Performing Arts

• Aug. 27: Natalie Merchant

• Aug. 31: Paul Mooney

EDDIE’S ATTIC

515-B N. McDonough St., Decatur

404-377-4976

www.eddiesattic.com

• Today: Mat Kearney & Jane Carrey

• Saturday: Joe Gransden — “The Big Band” with Nicole Chillemi

• Sunday: The Makepeace Brothers and Nora Jane Struthers

• Tuesday: Freedy Johnston and Trey Rosenkampff

• Thursday: Katie Herzig and Larkin Poe

Ferst Center

for the Arts

349 Ferst Drive, Georgia Tech

campus

404-894-9600

www.ferstcenter.gatech.edu

• Sept. 11: Debbie Reynolds

• Sept. 17: Break of Reality

• Sept. 18: Homay and Mastan Ensemble

• Oct. 1: David Sanborn Trio featuring Joey DeFrancesco

• Oct. 3: Rockapella

Fox Theatre

660 Peachtree St. N.E., Atlanta

404-881-2100

www.foxtheatre.org

• Wednesday-Aug. 8: “Cats”

• Aug. 13: Trey Songz and Monica

• Aug. 14: Kathy Griffin

• Aug. 24-29: “The Sound of Music”

The Loft

1374 W. Peachtree St., Atlanta

404-885-1365

www.theloft-atlanta.com

• Aug. 14: Little Brother

• Aug. 26: Tarrus Riley

Philips Arena

1 Philips Drive N.W., Atlanta

404-878-3000

www.philipsarena.com

• Aug. 11: Tom Petty with guest Crosby Stills and Nash

• Sept. 16-19: Sesame Street Live presents “1-2-3 Imagine!”

• Oct. 13-17: Disney on Ice presents “Toy Story 3”

• Nov. 18: Roger Waters

• Dec. 23: Justin Bieber

Red Light Cafe

553 Amsterdam Ave., Atlanta

404-874-7828

www.redlightcafe.com

• Today: Jesse Schwartz, Bellweather Station and Groundhawgs

• Saturday: Carl Frazzano, Steve Stevens and Amnesty Road

• Thursday: Chris Steiner and Patrick McClary and Jam

Rialto Center for the

Performing Arts

80 Forsyth St. N.W., Atlanta

404-651-4727

www.rialtocenter.org

• Aug. 12-15: “Yeah! I Said It ...”

• Aug. 22: “Pretty Women Never Get Married”

Smith’s Olde Bar

1578 Piedmont Ave., Atlanta

404-875-1522

www.smithsoldebar.com

• Today-Saturday: Rebirth Brass Band

• Wednesday: Filligar, Smalltown Mayors and Wednesday If Not Before

• Thursday: Blue Remedy

The Tabernacle

152 Luckie St., Atlanta

404-659-9022

www.livenation.com/venue/

getVenue/venueId/1294/

• Sunday: Crowded House

• Aug. 19: Slightly Stoopid

• Aug. 21: Patton Oswalt

• Aug. 26: Michael Franti

Variety Playhouse

1099 Euclid Ave., Little Five Points

404-521-1786

www.variety-playhouse.com

• Aug. 13-14: Big Mike Geier’s Elvis Royale

• Aug. 18: The Original Asia

• Aug. 20: Dubconscious

Verizon Wireless

Amphitheater

at Encore Park

2200 Encore Parkway, Alpharetta

www.ticketmaster.com/

venue/115485

• Today: Steve Miller Band with guest Peter Frampton

• Thursday: Sugarland

• Aug. 7: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s “Disney in Concert”

• Aug. 9: Green Day with guest AFI

• Aug. 11: Arcade Fire with Spoon

• Aug. 14: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s “The Wizard of Oz”

• Aug. 15: O.A.R.

Wild Bill’s

2075 Market St., Duluth

678-473-1000

www.wildbillsatlanta.com

• Today: Matt Stillwell with Andy Velo and Rachel Farley

• Saturday: Dear Enemy, Dangerous New Machine and Subcam

• Aug. 6: Cinderella