All posts by Jewel Wicker
The group will play three shows, likely with star-studded surprise guests
After playing festival gigs seemingly everywhere but their hometown, the original ATLiens announced a single Atlanta concert, which sold out in minutes and rapidly evolved into a three-day event as two more shows were added.Read more
50,000 tickets have been sold for tonight’s Georgia Dome show.
Jay Z and Beyoncé’s On the Run tour stops in Atlanta tonight. The power couple’s gig at the Dome is sold out, and officials are projecting hordes of fans to make their way Downtown, where folks are still a bit jittery what with this weekend’s car show stampede. The already problematic traffic conditions at the Dome will be worse because of construction underway for the new Falcons stadium.Read more
The APD offers some levity in a YouTube account filled with surveillance footage and PSAs.
If you’ve been busy watching and re-watching Tim Howard’s spectacular soccer saves, you might have missed the release of yet another version of Pharrell Williams’s “Happy” video—this one courtesy of the Atlanta Police Department. Officers and employees break into dance in front of local landmarks such as the Fox Theatre and the CNN Center, proving that they, too, are capable of having a little fun. The video adds some humor to the department’s otherwise serious YouTube account, which mostly features surveillance footage from crime scenes, PSAs, and press conferences.Read more
The Friday in-store gig was the Tucker High grad’s second official show—ever.
On any given day it can be difficult to find a parking spot near the Urban Outfitters at the corner of North Highland and Ponce de Leon avenues, but a concert inside the store by one of Atlanta’s most talked about up-and-coming artists just about triples the amount of time you will spend circling the lot and asking yourself if Publix would really tow your car if you parked there for a few hours.Read more
The ATLiens are scheduled to play Centennial Olympic Park on September 27.Read more