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Atlanta Ballet

660 Peachtree St. | 404-892-3303 | www.atlantaballet.com

Does four or five shows a year at The Fox Theatre. Tickets usually available from TicketMaster: 404-817-8700 (www.ticketmaster.com)

The Atlanta Civic Center

395 Piedmont Av NE. | 404-523-1879

Technically, it’s “The Boisfeuillet Jones Atlanta Civic Center.” Music and other live events.

Atlanta Lyric Theatre

404-377-9948 | http://www.atlantalyrictheatre.com

Formerly, “Savoyards Musical Theatre Company”, it does musicals, sometimes at the Robert Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Tech, and sometimes at The Byers Studio Theatre at The Lyric. For directions to either, visit the website.

Atlanta Opera — Performs at the Atlanta Civic Center. Tickets available from TicketMaster (404-249-6400, or online at www.ticketmaster.com) or their website [below]. 404-881-8885.

Website… www.atlantaopera.org

Atlanta Symphony — The regular Master Season performances of this award-winning ensemble take place in Symphony Hall in the Woodruff Arts Center complex. Still, there are plenty of other places to see the Symphony throughout the year, including the Summer Pops series backing up big-name entertainers at the Chastain Park Amphitheatre, and free Summerfest concerts in local parks during summer. Box office: 1293 Peachtree St. 404-733-5000.

Website… www.atlantasymphony.org

Ballethnic — Or “Ethnic Ballet,” performed mostly at the Dean Dull Theatre, Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Tech. 404-762-1416.

Website… ballethnic.org

Callanwolde Fine Arts Center — Several performances a year. Info & reservations: 404-872-5338. Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, 980 Briarcliff Road NE.

Website… http://www.callanwolde.org

Capitol City Opera — A busy opera company that performs around the state, at the Conant Center on the campus of Oglethorpe University, and sometimes even in local restaurants. Offices: 1266 West Paces Ferry Rd #451. 404-454-6213.

Website… http://www.ccityopera.com

Celebrity Rock Cafe — 152 Luckie St. 404-262-7625

Chastain Park Amphitheatre — Summer rock/country concert series under the stars (“Atlanta Concerts”), as well as a series of concerts presented by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (“Classic Chastain”). See the respective websites below. 4469 Stella Dr. Tickets available from TicketMaster: 404-249-6400 (www.ticketmaster.com).

Website… http://www.atlantaconcerts.com/chastain.html
Website… http://www.classicchastain.org

Coca-Cola Roxy — Mostly alternative, located in the very heart of Buckhead. 3110 Roswell Rd NW. 404-233-ROXY (-7699). TicketMaster: 404-249-6400 (www.ticketmaster.com)

Cotton Club — Music mostly for 18-years or older only. 1021 Peachtree St NE: 404-874-1993. TicketMaster: 404-249-6400 (www.ticketmaster.com)

Cowboys Atlanta — Country and Western. 1750 N Roberts Rd, Kennesaw. 770-426-5006. TicketMaster: 404-249-6400 (www.ticketmaster.com)

Website… http://www.cowboysatlanta.com/

DeKalb Symphony Orchestra — Occasional performances in Clarkston Gymnasium, Georgia Perimeter College, 555 N Indian Creek Dr in Clarkston. Tickets: 678-891-3565.

Website… http://www.dekalbsymphony.com

Eddie’s Attic (Decatur). 515-B North McDonough St, Decatur. 404-377-4976.

Website… http://www.eddiesattic.com

Ferst Center for the Arts. On the campus of Georgia Tech, 349 Ferst Dr. 404-894-9600.

Website… http://www.ferstcenter.org

The Fox Theatre — (Sometimes known as “The Fabulous Fox”.) Live music and plays and the like, for many of which you can get tickets from ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com or at 404-817-8700). The Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree Street. 404-881-2100

Website… http://www.foxtheatre.org/

HiFi Buys Amphitheater — (Formerly Lakewood Amphitheater.) I-75/85 south, go east on Lakewood Freeway to the end, then follow signs. HiFi Buys Lakewood Hotline: 404-627-5700. Tickets from Ticketmaster (404-249-6400, or www.ticketmaster.com).

Website… http://www.hob.com/venues/concerts/hifibuys

International Ballroom — Live shows. 6616 New Peachtree Rd, Doraville. 770-936-0447. TicketMaster: 404-249-6400 (www.ticketmaster.com)

Lanierland Music Park — Country, largely. 6115 Jot-Em Down Road in Cumming. 770-887-7464.

Website… http://www.lanierland.com/

Masquerade — Alternative, gothic, beyond punk. 695 North Av NE: 404-577-8178. TicketMaster: 404-249-6400 (www.ticketmaster.com)


Orchestra Atlanta — Yes, it says “Atlanta” in its name, but it performs at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center, 950 Forrest St, Roswell. 770-992-2559.

Website… http://www.ci.roswell.ga.us/Departments.asp?Page=43

Philips Arena — The big-name tours show up here. One Philips Drive, in downtown Atlanta, next to CNN Center. 404-878-3000. Ticketmaster: 404-249-6400.

Website… http://philipsarena.com/

Red Light Cafe — In Virginia-Highlands area. 553 Amsterdam Ave. NE. 404-874-7828.

Website… http://www.redlightcafe.com/

The Rialto — Big names, mostly classicalish. Rialto Center for the Performing Arts at Georgia State, 80 Forsyth St., corner of Luckie and Forsyth Streets. Info: 404-651-4727.


Smith’s Olde Bar — 1578 Piedmont Avenue, at Monroe. 404-875-1522. TicketMaster: 404-249-6400 (www.ticketmaster.com)

Website… http://www.smithsoldebar.com/

Spivey Hall — Top-flight classical and jazz. NPR’s “Performance Today” broadcasts out of here all the time. Clayton State University in Morrow. Reservations via phone at 770-960-4200.

Website… www.spiveyhall.org

The Tabernacle — TicketMaster: 404-817-8700 (www.ticketmaster.com). 152 Luckie St. 404-659-9022.

Theater of the Stars — Brings plays and music to the Fox. Tickets available from Ticketmaster: 404-817-8700. Theater of the Stars: 404-252-8960. The Fox Theatre is at 660 Peachtree St.

Website… http://www.theaterofthestars.com

Variety Playhouse — They call themselves “an intimate theatre and nightclub located in Atlanta’s colorful Little Five Points district.” 1099 Euclid Av NE in Little Five Points: 404-521-1786. TicketMaster: 404-249-6400.

Website… http://www.variety-playhouse.com/