Good shows in Atlanta

list of music venues


2009
  Wed 24 Jun Stevie Wonder at Verizon Amphitheatre
  Sat  6 Jun Little Feat at Variety
  Fri  5 Jun Arc Angels at Variety
  Tue  2 Jun PJ Harvey at Center Stage
  Sun 26 Apr Bruce Springsteen at Philips
  Sun 26 Apr ZydecoT at Inman Park Fest
  Sat 25 Apr Charlie Wooten at Inman Park Fest
  Thu  2 Apr Neko Case at Variety
  Wed  3 Mar Bill Frisell at Five Spot
  Sat 10 Jan The Long Ryders (Tim Easton) at the EARL (Stomp-n-Stammer)

2008
  Sat  2 May Mark Olson at Red Light Cafe
  Thu 24 Apr Tift Merritt at Five Spot
  Fri 18 Apr Reckless Kelly at Variety
  Fri 11 Apr Son Volt at Variety
  Wed  9 Apr Levon Helm at Variety (originally scheduled for Tabernacle)
  Sat  5 Apr Gary Louris at Variety
  Fri  4 Apr Robert Earl Keen at Variety
  Sat 15 Mar They Might Be Giants at Variety

2007
  Fri 11 Nov Salmanairs, Deerhunter, Black Lips at Variety (Stomp-n-Stammer)
  Fri 28 Sep Drive-By Truckser at Variety
  Wed 22 Aug Adrian Belew at Smith's
  Wed 01 Aug B-52s at Chastain

  Thu 19 Jul Reckless Kelly at Smith's
  Thu 19 Jul Georgia Jooks at Northside Tavern
  Sat 07 Jul Kelly Willis at Smith's
  Sun 03 Jun Steven Wright at Tabernacle

  Sat 12 May Cowboy Junkies at Variety
  Fri 11 May Son Volt at Variety
  Mon 26 Mar Rickie Lee Jones at Variety

  Fri 23 Feb Bela Fleck and Chick Corea (duets) at Ferst Center
  Sat 17 Feb Guster at Tabernacle
  Fri 09 Feb Squirrel Nut Zippers at Smith's
  Fri 09 Feb Donna the Buffalo at Variety
  Mon 29 Jan Jeff Tweedy at Tabernacle
  Sun 14 Jan Eric Johnson at Variety

2006
  Sun 31 Dec Drive-by Truckers at Variety
  Sat 30 Dec Drive-by Truckers at Variety
  Sat 16 Dec No River City w/Chicken & Pigs at the EARL
  Thu 14 Dec Thomas Dolby at Center Stage
  Wed 06 Dec No River City (open by Nathan Mayberry) at Smith's

  Fri 24 Nov Shawn Mullins at Variety
  Mon 25 Sep Keane at Tabernacle
  Fri 15 Sep DJ Krush at The Loft at Center Stage
  Tue 12 Sep Cardigans at The Loft at Center Stage
  Sat 09 Sep Leo Kottke at Variety

  Mon 07 Aug Steely Dan at Chastain
  Sat 05 Aug The Selmanaires at the EARL
  Fri 04 Aug California Guitar Trio at Five Spot
  Tue 01 Aug Tom Waits at Tabernacle

  Sat 15 Apr Burning Spear at Variety
  Fri 14 Apr Neko Case at Variety
  Wed  5 Apr Rhett Miller at Variety
  Tue 21 Mar Selmanaires at the EARL
  Sat 18 Mar Ray Davies at Variety
  Sat 25 Feb Robert Fripp at Variety
  Fri 13 Jan Donna the Buffalo at Variety

2005
  Sat  3 Dec Medeski, Martin and Wood at Variety
  Thu  3 Nov Project/Object at Five Spot
  Sat  8 Oct Gang of Four at Earthlink Live
  Sat  1 Oct Beatlemania at Chastain
  Sun 25 Sep Adrian Belew at Variety
  Sat 24 Sep Son Volt at Variety
  Tue 20 Sep Paul McCartney at Philips Arena
  Mon 08 Aug Joe Firstman at Smith's

  Sat 30 Jul Jaguares at Earthlink Live
  Sat 30 Jul Reckless Kelly at Smith's
  Fri 29 Jul Jaguares at Earthlink Live
  Fri 29 Jul Billy Joe Shaver at Smith's

  Fri 13 May Jim Lauderdale at Eddie's
  Thu 12 May Black Keys at Variety
  Mon  9 May Decemberists at Variety
  Fri  6 May Alana Davis at Eddie's (Heather Grrrl opened)

  Fri 15 Apr The Fiery Furnaces at Emory University
  Sun 10 Apr John Scofield & Brad Mehldau Trios at Variety
  Sat  9 Apr Reckless Kelly at Smith's
  Fri  8 Apr Tift Merritt at Variety
  Mon  4 Apr Joseph Arthur at Smith's

  Sun 20 Mar Pat Metheny Group at Symphony Hall
  Sun  6 Mar Evlis Costello at Tabernacle
  Wed  9 Mar Gary Louris & Mark Olson at Variety

  Sat 26 Feb Hot Young Priest at Star Bar
  Fri 25 Feb Donna the Buffalo at Variety
  Sat 19 Feb Neko Case at Variety
  Wed  2 Feb Taj Mahal at Variety

  Tue 25 Jan Steve Earle at Variety
  Sat 15 Jan Hot Tuna at Variety
  Sat  8 Jan Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown at Variety
  Fri  7 Jan John Gorka at Eddie's Attic

2004
  Sat 18 Dec Mandorico at Smiths
  Sat 18 Dec Vincent Herring at Churchill Grounds
  Fri 17 Dec Vincent Herring at Churchill Grounds
  Mon 13 Dec David Garza at Smiths
  Fri  3 Dec Zydefunk at Northside Tavern

  Sat 27 Nov Sugarland at Variety Playhouse
  Fri 26 Nov Sugarland at Variety Playhouse

  Fri 29 Oct Old 97's at Variety Playhouse
  Tue 12 Oct Sam Phillips at Red Light Cafe
  Fri  8 Oct Mitch Hedberg at Roxy
  Tue  5 Oct Brian Regan at Roxy

  Sat 25 Sep They Might Be Giants at Variety Playhouse
  Thu 23 Sep Wilco at The Fox
  Thu 23 Sep Billy Joe Shaver at Jakes Toadhouse
  Sun 19 Sep Ani diFranco at Tabernacle
  Wed 15 Sep Ryan Adams at Tabernacle
  Sat  4 Sep Rev Horton Heat at Cotton Club

  Mon 23 Aug John Hiatt at Roxy
  Sat 14 Aug Fastball at Cotton Club
  Fri 13 Aug Sugarland at Variety Playhouse
  Fri  6 Aug Jay Farrar at Echo Lounge
  Fri  6 Aug The Bodeans at Variety Playhouse

  Sun 11 Jul Tres Chicas at Smith's
  Fri  9 Jul Tift Merritt at Red Light Cafe

  Tue 22 Jun Franz Ferdinand at Cotton Club
  Wed 16 Jun Aimee Mann at Variety Playhouse
  Sat 12 Jun David Byrne at Earthlink Live

  Sat 22 May Bill Maher at Tabernacle
  Wed 19 May Neko Case at Echo Lounge
  Sat 15 May The Flatlanders at Variety Playhouse
  Thu 13 May Blondie (the singer not the stripper) at Earthlink Live
  Tue  4 May Edie Brickell at Variety Playhouse

  Wed 28 Apr Tortoise at Variety Playhouse
  Thu 22 Apr Stereolab at Variety Playhouse
  Thu 22 Apr Weird Al Yankovic at Tabernacle
  Wed 21 Apr DJ Shadow at Earthlink Live
  Tue 20 Apr Sugar Ray at Earthlink Live
  Wed 14 Apr Bob Dylan at Tabernacle
  Tue 13 Apr Savath & Savalas at Echo Lounge
  Tue 13 Apr Bob Dylan at Tabernacle
  Mon 12 Apr Bob Dylan at Tabernacle
  Fri  9 Apr Jaguares at Earthlink Live
  Tue  6 Apr Air at Earthlink Live
  Sat  3 Apr Wayne Shorter at Schwartz Center
  Sat  3 Apr Sonny Rollins at Rialto

  Fri 26 Mar Sugarland at Variety Playhouse
  Fri 26 Mar Roni Size at Crescent Room
  Sun 21 Mar Tony Rice Unit at Variety Playhouse
  Tue 16 Mar Mekons at Echo Lounge
  Fri 12 Mar Richard Thompson at Variety Playhouse
  Sat  6 Mar Beverly "Guitar" Watson at Andrews Upstairs
  Fri  5 Mar Guster at Tabernacle
  Wed  3 Mar Juilliard Jazz Orchestra at Schwartz Center
  Tue  2 Mar Jack Ingram's Acoustic Motel at Smith's

  Sun 22 Feb King Johnson, Breeze Kings, Stoney Brooks at Northside Tavern
  Fri 20 Feb King Johnson at Northside Tavern
  Sat 14 Feb Robert Earl Keen at Variety Playhouse
  Fri  6 Feb Vonda Shepard at Variety Playhouse
  Fri  6 Feb Keller Williams at Tabernacle
  Sun  1 Feb Rickie Lee Jones at Variety Playhouse

  Fri 30 Jan Taj Majal at Variety Playhouse
  Sun 25 Jan Henry Rollins at Variety Playhouse
  Sat 17 Jan Junior Brown at Variety Playhouse

2003
  Wed 31 Dec Drive-By Truckers at Variety Playhouse
  Sat  6 Dec Swimming Pool Q's at Red Light Cafe

  Sat 29 Nov Sugarland at Variety Playhouse
  Wed 19 Nov Dick Dale at 10 High
  Fri 14 Nov Cash Bros at Red Light Cafe
  Sat  8 Nov Donna the Buffalo/Jim Lauderdale at Variety Playhouse
  Sat  8 Nov Chris Rock at The Fox
  Sat  1 Nov Steve Earle at Variety Playhouse

  Thu 30 Oct Meshell Ndegeocello w/Ivan Neville at Variety Playhouse
  Wed 29 Oct Bruce Cockburn at Variety Playhouse
  Thu 23 Oct Dave Attell and Lewis Black at Tabernacle
  Thu 23 Oct Kevin Kenny Band at Peachtree Tavern
  Wed 22 Oct Rick Wakeman at Variety Playhouse
  Sun 19 Oct Burning Spear at Variety Playhouse
  Sat 18 Oct Dirty Dozen Brass Band at Cotton Club
  Fri 17 Oct Pat Metheny Trio at Rialto
  Fri 17 Oct Iris Dement at Variety Playhouse
  Wed 15 Oct Wayne Hancock at Smith's
  Wed 15 Oct Randy Newman at Variety Playhouse
  Sat 11 Oct REM at Philips
  Sat 11 Oct David Sanborn at Variety Playhouse
  Fri 10 Oct SPHERE (Kenny Barron,Gary Bartz,etc) at Rialto
  Thu  9 Oct Ani DiFranco at Tabernacle
  Thu  9 Oct Built to Spill at Variety Playhouse
  Mon  6 Oct Radiohead at HiFi Buys Amphitheatre
  Sat  4 Oct Joan Baez at Variety Playhouse

  Sat 27 Sep Drive-By Truckers at Roxy
  Wed 24 Sep Lucinda Williams and The Jayhawks at Tabernacle
  Sat 20 Sep John Scofield Band (w/California Guitar Trio) at Variety Playhouse
  Sat 20 Sep Jay McShann and Ruth Brown at Rialto
  Fri 19 Sep Steely Dan at HiFi Buys Amphitheatre
  Sat 13 Sep Jay Farrar at Variety Playhouse
  Fri 12 Sep Yo La Tengo at Variety Playhouse

  Thu 28 Aug New Pornographers at Echo Lounge
  Sun 24 Aug Les Nubians at Roxy
  Mon 11 Aug John Hiatt at Roxy
  Sat  9 Aug Chain Poets at 10 High
  Sun  3 Aug Dixie Chicks at Philips

  Sun 27 Jul Waco Brothers at Echo Lounge
  Sat 19 Jul Tift Merritt at Smith's
  Thu 10 Jul General Public at Masquerade
  Wed  2 Jul The Jayhawks at Variety Playhouse

  Wed 18 Jun Tift Merritt at Red Light Cafe
  Sun 15 Jun Scott Miller & The Commonwealth at Smith's
  Sun 15 Jun The Radiators at Cotton Club
  Wed 11 Jun X at Masquerade
  Fri  6 Jun Robert Earl Keen at Variety Playhouse

  Sat 31 May Reckless Kelly at Smith's
  Fri 30 May Beck at Chastain Park
  Sat 24 May Supersuckers at Echo Lounge
  Sat 24 May Drive-By Truckers at Star Bar (Bubbapalooza)
  Fri 23 May BR549 & Blacktop Rockets at Star Bar (Bubbapalooza)
  Fri 16 May Willie Nelson at Chastain Park
  Fri 16 May Joey DeFrancesco Trio at Apache Cafe
  Thu 15 May Brave Combo at Smith's
  Thu 15 May Daniel Lanois at Echo Lounge

  Tue 29 Apr The Wallflowers at The Roxy
  Sat 19 Apr Dash Rip Rock at Andrews Upstairs
  Sat 19 Apr Guster at Tabernacle
  Sat 19 Apr Camper Van Beethoven at Echo Lounge
  Fri 18 Apr Camper Van Beethoven at Echo Lounge
  Sat 12 Apr Fastball (acoustic) at Red Light Cafe
  Wed  9 Apr The Derailers w/Wayne Mills at Smith's
  Fri  4 Apr Vic Chestnut at Echo Lounge
  Tue  1 Apr Vonda Shepard & Sugarland at Variety Playhouse

  Thu 20 Mar Kathleen Edwards at Variety Playhouse
  Fri 14 Mar Matt Haimovitz (cello) at Eddie's Attic
  Wed 12 Mar Supergrass at eleven50
  Tue 11 Mar DJ Krush at eleven50
  Thu  6 Mar The Silos at Smith's
  Tue  4 Mar George Clinton at Earthlink Live
  Sat  1 Mar King Crimson at Variety Playhouse
  Sat  1 Mar Tim Easton CD release at Red Light Cafe

  Thu 27 Feb Joseph Arther at Smith's
  Thu 27 Feb Emory Gamelan Ensemble at Schwartz Center
  Mon 24 Feb Alejandro Escovedo at Echo Lounge
  Sat 22 Feb Steve Earle at Variety Playhouse
  Fri 21 Feb Dirty Dozen Brass Band at Cotton Club
  Fri 21 Feb Bela Fleck and the Flecktones at Ferst Center
  Fri 21 Feb Keller Williams at Variety Playhouse
  Tue 18 Feb Lisa Loeb at Smith's
  Tue 18 Feb Elton John at Tabernacle
  Mon 17 Feb Elton John at Tabernacle
  Sat 15 Feb Bobby McFerrin at Rialto
  Fri 14 Feb Bobby McFerrin at Rialto
  Fri 14 Feb David Allan Coe at Variety Playhouse
  Thu 13 Feb Amy Pike at 10 High

  Fri 31 Jan Todd Rundgren at The Roxy
  Tue 28 Jan Luther Wright & the Wrongs at Smith's
  Fri 17 Jan DJ Spooky's Optometry Project at Echo Lounge

2002
  Wed 18 Dec Jayhawks, Fastball, Rhett Miller & Tift Merritt at Tabernacle
  Tue  3 Dec Amy Mann at Variety Playhouse

  Fri 29 Nov Billy Joe Shaver & The Skeeters at Smith's
  Sun 24 Nov The Strokes at the Tabernacle
  Fri 22 Nov Jay Farrar at Echo Lounge
  Fri 22 Nov Janeane Garofalo at the Tabernacle
  Tue 19 Nov Steve Coleman and Five Elements at Apache Cafe
  Wed 13 Nov The Derailers at Smith's
  Tue 12 Nov Tim Easton at Smith's
  Sat  9 Nov Rhett Miller at The Roxy
  Sat  2 Nov Jennifer Nettles Band at The Roxy

  Tue 29 Oct Joseph Arthur w/ Johnny Society at Smith's
  Sat 26 Oct Supersuckers at Echo Lounge
  Thu 24 Oct Billy Bragg at The Roxy
  Wed 23 Oct Sleater-Kinney at Variety Playhouse
  Sat 19 Oct Doug Martsch at The EARL
  Thu 17 Oct James McMurtry opens at Smith's
  Sat 12 Oct Chris Potter Quartet at Apache Cafe
  Fri 11 Oct Chris Potter Quartet at Apache Cafe
  Fri  4 Oct Neko Case at Echo Lounge

  Sat 28 Sep Buddy & Julie Miller at Variety Playhouse
  Sat 28 Sep Jay Bennet at Smith's
  Fri 27 Sep Pere Ubu at Echo Lounge
  Sat 21 Sep Mudcat at Northside Tavern
  Sat 21 Sep Tift Merritt & Caitlin Cary at Smith's
  Fri 20 Sep Mudcat at Northside Tavern
  Thu 19 Sep Victoria Williams/Creekdippers at Smith's
  Sat 14 Sep the kevin kinney band at Star Bar
  Fri  6 Sep Flatlanders & Tim Easton at Variety Playhouse
  Thu 11 Jul Jim Lauderdale at Smith's
  Mon 13 May Paul McCartney at Philips Arena
  Sun 12 May Paul McCartney at Philips Arena
  Sat  4 May Exile on Main Street at The EARL (Man or Astroman, ultrababyfat)
  Fri 18 Jan Mandorico & TONOHONEY at Smith's
  Fri 11 Jan Jayhawks & Cash Brothers at Variety Playhouse

2001
  Sat 15 Dec Jason and the Scorchers at Smith's
  Wed 25 Jul King Crimson at Variety Playhouse
  Sat 26 May Medeski, Martin and Wood at Jazz Fest Piedmont Park
  Fri 20 Apr Old 97s at The Roxy
  Sat 10 Mar Tim Easton & John Hiatt at The Roxy
  Fri  9 Mar Steve Lacy at Red Light Cafe
  Mon 26 Feb Old 97s at Smith's
  Sat 20 Jan Steve & Stacey Earle at Variety Playhouse
  Sat 13 Jan Don Byron at Variety Playhouse

2000
  Sat 14 Oct Love in Song an Atlanta Paul McCartney tribute at The EARL
  Sat  6 May Guster, Bela Fleck, Jungle Brothers and Music Midtown
  Sat  4 Mar Seely at Echo Lounge
  Fri 11 Feb Alejandro Escoveda at Star Bar

1999
  Fri 12 Nov Stereolab at Variety Playhouse
  Sat 20 Feb Herbie Hancock trio at Variety Playhouse

1998
  Fri  6 Nov Robert Earl Keen at Variety Playhouse
  Thu 29 Oct V-Roys & Reckless Kelly at Smith's

1989
  ??? ?? May Miles Davis at Atlanta Jazz Fest

1983
  ??? ?? Sep Miles Davis at Atlanta Jazz Fest
  Sat  3 Sep Johnny Griffin at Atlanta Jazz Fest

1981
  Mon 26 Oct Rolling Stones at The Fox

1979
  Thu 20 Dec Eric Kloss at E.J.'s

1976
  Thu 30 Dec Elvis Presley at The Omni
  Fri  4 Jun Elvis Presley at The Omni
  Sat  5 Jun Elvis Presley at The Omni (2 shows)
  Sun  6 Jun Elvis Presley at The Omni
  Tue 18 May Wings Over America at The Omni
  Wed 19 May Wings Over America at The Omni

1975
  Sat  2 May Elvis Presley at The Omni
  Fri  1 May Elvis Presley at The Omni
  Thu 30 Apr Elvis Presley at The Omni
  Sun 24 Nov The Who at The Omni

1974
  Thu 28 Nov George Harrison at The Omni
  Sat 13 Apr King Crimson at Civic Auditorium (Municipal?)

1973
  Tue 27 Nov The Who at The Omni
  Tue  3 Jul Elvis Presley at The Omni
  Sat 30 Jun Elvis Presley at The Omni (2 shows)
  Fri 29 Jun Elvis Presley at The Omni
  Thu 21 Jun Elvis Presley at The Omni
  Fri  4 May Led Zeppelin open their 1973 US tour at Atlanta Stadium

1971
  Tue 23 Nov The Who at Municipal Auditorium

1970
  Sat  4 Jul Jimi Hendrix at Second Atlanta International Pop Festival
  Mon 22 Jun The Who at Municipal Auditorium

1969
  Fri  5 Dec Kozmic Blues/Janis Joplin at Georgia Tech
  Fri 19 Sep Roy Orbison w/Willie Nelson at The Fox
  Sat  5 Jul Janis Joplin at Atlanta International Pop Festival

1967
  Tue 29 Aug The Who at Municipal Auditorium

1966
  Sat 28 May Art Blakey at Atlanta Jazz Fest at Atlanta Stadium
  Sat 28 May Thelonious Monk at Atlanta Jazz Fest at Atlanta Stadium

1965
  Wed 18 Aug The Beatles at Atlanta Stadium
  Wed  5 May Rolling Stones w/Righteous Brothers at Atlanta Stadium

1959
  Thu 28 May Ray Charles at Herndon Stadium

1955
  Fri  2 Dec Elvis Presley at Sports Arena

1954
  Fri  8 Oct Elvis Presley at Silver Slipper

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