Atlanta’s music scene is full of surprises
From the symphony to indie bands to hip-hop, you’ll find nearly every musical genre in Atlanta’s performing arts venues. Find a complete list of upcoming musical events taking place throughout the Atlanta area. Whether you enjoy listening to music outdoors or prefer the ambience of an intimate theatre or love to rock out at a large arena, there’s a venue for you.
Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre is a popular venue for Broadway shows, ballet, concerts, educational shows, family performances, opera and events. Located in northwest Atlanta, this world-class facility creates diverse cultural, educational and entertainment experiences in the 2,750-seat John A. Williams Theatre, the 10,000-square-foot Kessel D. Stelling Ballroom and the terrace.
The legendary Coca-Cola Roxy Theatre originally was located in the heart of Buckhead and was one of the Southeast’s most popular music venues before closing in 2008. It was resurrected in 2017 as the Coca-Cola Roxy in The Battery Atlanta next to Truist Park. The intimate venue offers theater-style and balcony seating plus state-of-the-art sound, lights and production. Coca-Cola Roxy hosts approximately 40 shows per year and presents a diverse range of local, national and international artists and bands.
The historic Fox Theatre is one of Atlanta’s favorite venues for live entertainment. Each year, the 4,665-seat theater hosts more than 150 performances ranging from Broadway to rock to comedy to movies. It’s no wonder Billboard Magazine once ranked the Fox Theatre in Atlanta as “The No. 1 non-residency venue worldwide for the decade (5,000 seats or less).” Its striking red-carpet entryway and ornate gilt work, soaring turreted ceilings and stained glass windows all lead to a vast cobalt “sky” with a sea of twinkling stars, creating a glamorous place to experience shows.
The Rialto Center for the Arts at Georgia State University is the cultural centerpiece of Downtown, located in the heart of Atlanta’s historic Fairlie-Poplar district. The intimate, 833-seat performing arts venue is home to the Rialto Series, featuring the best of national and international jazz, world music, dance and Georgia State School of Music performances. It is the downtown Atlanta go-to venue for performances of other arts organizations, visiting companies and independent film screenings. The nationally renowned arts programming is carefully curated to appeal to diverse audiences and represent the widest possible array of artistic styles and genres.
Six ornate red doors welcome guests to this former church, which was transformed into a stylish music venue for the 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games. The Tabernacle is a Live Nation venue booking local bands, DJs and headlining artists, including U2, Drake, Zac Brown Band and more.
Georgia State University's Rialto Center for the Arts is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, and cultural…
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